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...

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...

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...

Thursday, June 30, 2016

You know, the longer we at Mutts with Manners have worked in dog training, the more we've come to understand that dogs rarely have 'behavioural problems'; dogs generally are just doing what dogs do - normal dog behaviour just doesn't tend to fit into human society.  Ta...

Monday, August 10, 2015

Tyson is a very handsome boy but the only way they could stop him from rampaging through the house was to keep him out with a baby-gate.  He also thinks that killing the rake is lots of fun and will steal washing not just from the line but even from the laundry basket....

Monday, May 19, 2014

Puppy training, adult dog training, rescue dog training - why do we wait before we train our dogs?  I hear people saying "he'll grow out of it" or "maybe it'll get better once she settles in" but usually this is just time where our dogs' inappropriate behaviours are be...

Sunday, March 9, 2014

This is so true and very well written.  Much as we prefer to voice our own opinions here, this is well worth passing on - I hope you enjoy

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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...

What a Year!!

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