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What is counterconditioning in animal training?

Counterconditioning is a form of behavioural therapy that involves changing an animal’s emotional response to a specific stimulus. This is typically accomplished by pairing the stimulus with a positive reinforcement, such as a food treat, so that the animal learns…

Why pet owners should focus on using positive reinforcement methods

Positive reinforcement is a widely accepted and effective method for addressing behaviour problems in pets. What is positive reinforcement? Positive…

Baking – festive treats for your dog

We’re getting into the Christmas spirit here at HQ so I’m sharing a little festive treat I’ve enjoyed making for…

A Christmas thank you

It has been another busy year with the fall-out of the pandemic still being felt with the continued rise in…

The Cat Consent Test

When it comes to petting, it is best to remember that cats as a species are not inherently social or…
The Map of the Dog - an article about body handling

Helping your dog cope with body handling

For some dogs, any grooming or medical handling can create fearful responses which may end up with the dog barking,…

Pet parenting style influences dog behaviour

A new paper from Brubaker and Udell (2022) has found that the parenting style of the owner[s] can predict certain…
Money saving tips for owners

Money saving tips for pet owners

With the cost-of-living crisis hitting people’s pockets hard and rescue organisations seeing more animals coming into their care where owners…

Separation anxiety – Hanne discusses this & more in podcast

I was delighted to speak with Rhiannon Shepherd recently from the Pet Perspective for Napo Pet Insurance about separation anxiety – what…

Winner – Pet Behaviourist of the Year 2022 LUXlife Awards

𝐆𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐭 𝐧𝐞𝐰𝐬 The winners have been announced and Hanne Grice Pet Training & Behaviour has won for a second year…

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