Sunday, December 2, 2018

1st December is the start of Summer in Australia and we know just how scorching our Summers can be.  The things that Aussie pet people need to be aware of are many and varied, the most common of which are heatstroke and paw-burn.  We'll leave heatstroke on the back-bur...

Friday, November 16, 2018

You Bet!!

So often we work with people who are just overwhelmed by the diversity of information on the internet, let alone the contradictions!!  We recognise that sometimes there's just that one niggling question that needs an answer (and no, "how do I stop my dog from...

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Mutts With Manners were recently approached by Advantage Petcare to contribute to their blog article on how to ‘Socialise Safely with Other Pets and Pet Lovers'. This is a question that regularly comes up in the field of dog training, so we were delighted to take...

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

“I must have the worst dog in the world!” bemoaned the voice on the other end of the line.

“I’ve had 7 trainers and none of them have fixed him!!”.

I was devastated!  I knew that voice.  I’d worked with that voice and his dog, Banjo.  Banjo was a fearful and reactive bor...

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

No matter how old our dogs are or where they come from, they're constantly adjusting their behaviour based on what's going on around them.  A puppy has a certain way of behaving with his mum and siblings and then, when he or she moves in with a human family, needs to w...

Monday, January 16, 2017

Whether you're the owner or the neighbour of a barking dog, the one thing that is most commonly overlooked is that the dog is clearly unhappy.

As a neighbour of a nuisance barker life's stresses have just been multiplied, often to boiling point and communication with th...

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Training dogs and working on dog behaviour problems is something that we here at Mutts with Manners have been doing for a very long time.  Over the years we have learned from each other, from listening to what other behaviour consultants have tried and very importantly...

Friday, September 23, 2016

Here at Mutts with Manners in Sydney, we believe that the key to having an amazing canine companion – one who thrives as a part of your family and obeys the boundaries set by the pack leader (that’s you!) – is to get into the mind of your dog. 

Our goal is to teach peop...

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Understanding the difference between dog training (obedience) and dog behaviour issues will help you to understand what is best for you.  We're often contacted by people wanting to have obedience training yet their dog is jumping up, digging holes, aggressing, or one o...

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Insurance company, Bupa, asked us for an interview - click the link below to see what was said :-)

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What an amazing year it's been!  The new website (,au) is looking fabulous (Thanks, guys!!) and working well, our e-book Ruli...

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