This is by far one of the most common behavioural problems dog owners seem to experience not just in Melbourne but across our planet. You take your dog to the park and let him off for a play. After a little while you call him and… he ignores you. Then you start yelling and screaming […]
Just a reminder that no classes are running this Saturday 27 January due to the Australia Day Long Weekend. Saturday classes resume on 3 February. Happy Australia Day!
Our office will be closed from Saturday 30 December and reopen on Monday 8 January. You can still book by going to our Timetables menu and download the enrollment form. New Puppy classes commence from Saturday 13 January at Burwood East, Richmond and Malvern East. All other classes resume as follows: Burwood East: Wednesday evening […]
This is to confirm that due to the severe weather forecasted by the Bureau of Meteorology for Friday through to Saturday this week, we are cancelling all outdoor classes for Saturday 2 December. Affected venues are (Blackburn English Language School, Burwood East; Gasworks Arts Park, Albert Park and McKinnon Secondary College, McKinnon). We are disappointed […]
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I have been prompted to write this article after a client just recently lost their rescue Labrador after he got into their garage found the snail bait before ingesting it. The active ingredient in snail bait which is harmful and can be fatal to dogs and cats is called Metaldehyde. There is no antidote to […]
This is to advise that all classes tonight Wednesday 15 November have been cancelled in the interest of safety due to the severe weather forecast. I apologise for any inconvenience caused. Basil Theofanides 03 9877 6522
Tail-chasing in dogs might seem to be a common and relatively benign factor of playful behaviour in dogs. But when done in excess, the primary causes of tail chasing often involve elements of learned behaviour or medical problems or possibly both. Dogs that were separated too early from their mothers or had poor care from […]
Hi all This is a courtesy reminder there are no classes running from next Saturday 4 November to Tuesday 7 November due to the Melbourne Cup Day Long Weekend. Classes will resume as normal from 8 November. Regards Basil Theofanides Command Dog Training School www.dogtraining.com.au
It is absolutely vital to socialize the dog–to expose him to positive experiences with a wide variety of people, dogs, other animals, sights, sounds and places. That means babies, toddlers, teenagers, men, women, people in uniform, cats, crowds, bicycles, skateboards, shopping carts, strollers, traffic–anything he’s likely to encounter in daily life. The sooner this is […]