Mark's Dog Blog

Do You Have A Healthy Bond With Your Dog?

Having a strong healthy bond with your dog does not equate to creating an overly dependent and obses...
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Do animals fear death?

Do prey run from predators due to a fear of dying (survival instinct), or does being chased just tri...
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The Importance Of Controlling Personal Space

Understanding how our emotional energy paired with body language influences our relationship with ou...
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But People Are Not Dogs

So many dog owners view when their dog assertively invades their personal space demanding their undi...
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Are You Really Stopping Unwanted Behaviours?

I had a conversation with a dog owner that raised her dog by purely positive methods. During that co...
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The Emotive Based Unreality

It astounds me how many videos are now on social media (literally 10's of thousands), showing dogs b...
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Mother (Nature) Knows Best!

This is a great example of why when a mother raises her pups, the pups, as they mature, do not suffe...
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Utopia doesn't exist for our dogs

A person that informs you that a particular tool is abusive, and yet hasn't even bothered to educate...
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Ecollar, the least invasive training tool available

Standard tools like halters, no-pull harnesses, slip collars, correction chains, prong collars, all ...
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Can RSPCA be trusted to help our dogs?

RSPCA are one the biggest killers of dogs with behavioural issues, not only in Australia, but every ...
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Latest Posts

30 September 2019
Having a strong healthy bond with your dog does not equate to creating an overly dependent and obsessive relationship with your dog.When I see a dog that is overly dependent and obsessive with their owner or a particular family member, I always see a...
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01 September 2019
Do prey run from predators due to a fear of dying (survival instinct), or does being chased just trigger the instinct to run with no cognitive understanding as to why?If you feel that prey run from a predator due to a fear of dying or being killed, t...
290 Hits
21 July 2019
Understanding how our emotional energy paired with body language influences our relationship with our dog (and its environment), is probably the most important concept to be aware of in regards to raising an emotionally stable dog, and to ensure a ha...
434 Hits
08 July 2019
So many dog owners view when their dog assertively invades their personal space demanding their undivided attention, and even mouthing and biting as cute, or even their dog expressing love for them. Would you accept this type of behaviour from anothe...
644 Hits
09 June 2019
I had a conversation with a dog owner that raised her dog by purely positive methods. During that conversation we discussed ways to stop unwanted or dangerous behaviours. I suggested to her, that unless a dog has a reason to avoid a behaviour, then t...
1170 Hits
29 May 2019
It astounds me how many videos are now on social media (literally 10's of thousands), showing dogs being trained with tools such as ecollars and prong collars. dogs enjoying their training dogs not abuseddogs not working out of feardogs not shutting ...
1137 Hits
26 May 2019
This is a great example of why when a mother raises her pups, the pups, as they mature, do not suffer from overly anxious and hyper-aroused behaviour, as when they are raised with humans. See how the mother calms her pups; she will not reward and the...
839 Hits
06 May 2019
A person that informs you that a particular tool is abusive, and yet hasn't even bothered to educate them self or learnt how to use it correctly, must be refusing to personally validate their own views with practical experience because the emotional ...
1004 Hits