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It’s the Breed, NOT!

“It’s the breed”, is something that we hear all so often when dogs messed up, screwed up, have bad behaviours, do ‘naughty’/’bad’ thing, is ‘stubborn’. There is a vast difference between a breed characteristic and bad behaviour. Just because a dog is a certain breed, that doesn’t and shouldn’t entitle your dog to get a free pass to bad behaviours. Bad behaviours come from bad management and bad training, period. Owners some times confuse bad behaviours with breed traits. Behaviours…

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Reactivity

The word Reactivity is often referred to negative reaction from a dog to a stimulus. By definition, reactivity simply means the degree to which something is reactive. Dog barking, lunging, growling, snapping, displaying fear, fighting, flighting are all part of the Reactive category in the dog world. A dog barking at other dogs would be a classic example of a dog displaying reactivity. On the other end of the spectrum, a dog cowering when approached is also considered a dog…

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A Dog That Wants Me

Most people have this perfect vision in their minds before they get a dog. A dog that is loyal, fun, to travel anywhere with, to spend happy moments, sad days with and one to communicate with. This perfect vision quickly comes apart when the human realises when she has no control over the dog, she can’t bring the dog anywhere, there is nothing more stressful than walking the dog. The dog simultaneously realises the human is not going to protect…

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More Than A Heel

Every now and then there are people asking whether we can train their dog just to do the off leash heel because their dog is perfect every other way. We know that the off leash heel is probably the most attention catching part of the videos that we create with the dogs that we train. We know that very well and that is what most people want, they want the dogs to look cool walking beside without a leash. When…

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Interest Groups

Often, it is hard for owners to relate to the concept that dogs learn from each other and the dogs that your dog hangs out with, will play a role in what kind of dog your dog becomes. Perhaps it is easier to relate if we translate that into human terms. There are tons of interest groups out there. Cycling group, Taekwondo group, Hiking group, drinking group, star-gazing group. Every group has a different focus point. If you join a…

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Fixability VS Manageability

There is a fine line between the fixability and manageability of every dog issue. Whether an issue is permanently fixable, temporarily fixable, permanently manageable or temporarily manageable depends on a lot of factors. These factors includes not only the history of the issue, the size of the issue and the frequency of the issue, but also the history of the dog, the breed of the dog, the character of the dog and the owner. As with all problems, illnesses, issues,…

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Current Common Issues

There are always a number of common issues that owners face with their dogs. These common issues easily range from the despicable skin problems to aggression issues. What is behind these issues can be many reasonings, a lot of whys and hows but most importantly, a lot of small little points that owners do not or rarely realise. Ever-changing Trends  In the past, owning a dog is much simpler due to the fact that there weren’t many choices. There weren’t…

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A proper walk with your dog

“Going on daily walks can have amazing benefits for both you and your dog. Regardless of size or breed, every dog requires daily exercise to stay healthy. Their human owners also require activity to maintain physical and mental health. Walking is a win-win solution for the dog-owner connection.” – Sitstaygoco   Walking your dog has numerous benefits that can’t be denied. With just a random search on Google, there has been little to none disadvantage about walking your dog. Walking…

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Balancing Relationship

In a home where a dog has more than one owner, one of the most commonly seen situation is when the dog sticks to one owner more than the other for various reasons and under different situations. Dogs will naturally seek the person that can provide the best of what it needs during that situation. For example a dog that is fearful, will seek the human that can provide the most amount of security. A newly gone home puppy, will…

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Dog Breeding and Raising

When we decided to breed Krasa, we knew that there would be work to do once the puppies were born. But what we didn’t know is the amount of work there will be. Over the past 16 weeks, we’ve lost count on the amount of time we spent on the puppies, the things we managed to teach them, the exposures they have gotten and the characters they have built. Without a doubt, the amount of work is more than we…

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At WOOGA! we specialise in our 14 days Board & Train program, we also offer services such as Daycare, Boarding, Handstripping and other unique training programs. We are a micro team of two, although small, we specialise in different areas and are highly passionate in what we do. We are dedicated to going to great lengths to ensure that what we provide is of the highest quality, unique and specialised to all our clients.
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