Training and Behaviour

Training and Behaviour

Recall- Yes it IS possible!

I was shocked to read a post on our Facebook page recently about a dog having very patchy recall and running across roads and railway lines- apologies to the poster for using you as an example! I often hear people tell others that all sighthounds should stay on the lead[…]

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The Dogs BFF Award Course

All Hounds First adopters complete the Dog’s BFF Course as part of the adoption process and the cost is covered the adoption donation. Here at Hounds First we feel that ALL dog owners and people that spend time with dogs should do it! Would you like to understand your dog better[…]

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Canine Body Language

It is SO important that EVERYONE who spends time with dogs, owns a dog, or works with a dog understands canine body language. When a dog is scared GIVE IT SPACE. Please memorise what is on this poster and share with your friends- it may prevent dogs from being put[…]

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Introduction to training

Owning a dog is wonderful. It can be so rewarding. However it can also be hard work, confusing and frustrating. Our dogs depend on us to socialise and train them. How can they know how to behave in the house, or out on walks if we don’t guide them? Training should always be a[…]

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