Little Dog Syndrome

Little Dog Syndrome

I recently experienced a highly educational moment thanks to Mother Nature—a lesson in how dangerous a dog-aggressive “little dog” can be. I was walking my small dog and stopped to chat to an older man with a Jack Russell called Jaffa. She’s the sweetest little thing...
Morning musing…

Morning musing…

The RSPCA has a lot to answer for in promoting “positive only” training. Nothing but treats, clicks praise and distraction is psychologically damaging to a dog and can cause serious behavioural problems. 30 or 40 years ago there was no such profession as “dog...
“My dog would never bite anyone.”

“My dog would never bite anyone.”

That statement is not true, and this is why. by The Terrierman ©️ All dogs, no matter the size, are capable of doing serious damage to people under the right circumstances. The President of France was once hospitalized after he was attacked by his Maltese! Does this...
How to know what you’re worth

How to know what you’re worth

When I first met my former business coach, the very first thing she said to me is “you are not charging enough“. I said “you don’t know what I charge!“ And she said “whatever it is, it’s not enough.” It’s a bit of a long story but she pointed out the less you charge,...
When Rescuers Just Shouldn’t Rescue

When Rescuers Just Shouldn’t Rescue

A couple of years ago I had a deaf and half-blind Bull Arab rescue charge me and try to rip my throat out, after it yanked it’s big bloke foster off his feet and the bloke let go of the leash. I was pressed up against the dining table, so I couldn’t get out of the...