Tag Archives: Behaviour & Temperament

Canine anxiety and puppy-rearing: my November 2019 “Best of Health” article

Earlier this year I analysed some data collected by one of our Dachshund Breed Rescues. We wanted to see whether the massive increase in popularity of Miniature Smooth Dachshunds was feeding through into a rehoming and rescue problem. Unsurprisingly, the 2 are linked and this particular rescue charity has seen a 4-fold increase in rehoming …

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Understanding your dog’s behaviour – 2 must-read articles

Here are links to two very interesting articles on dog behaviour, published by the veterinaryexpert.com.  They look at where so-called Dominance theory (Alpha dogs and Pack Leaders) originated and how well it stands up in light of the most recent research into dog behaviour.   It also discusses why some behaviourists believe that using these methods …

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