Posts tagged with "clinical animal behaviourist uk"

03. March 2021
“My dog has no nose.” “How does he smell?” “Terrible!” (The image to the right, courtesy of the ‘Campaign for Responsible Use of Flat Faced dogs’, emphasises how the muzzle of the French Bulldog has virtually disappeared.) Joking apart, dogs with no noses not only exist but are becoming ever more popular - the French bulldog, the pug, the British bulldog to name but a few. You know the ones I mean (or maybe you don’t?) – flat-faced dogs which have been bred to such an...
19. January 2021
Sometimes, a little good news from past behaviour counselling clients can transform an otherwise dull and gloomy day.
12. January 2021
Why can we not see the need to routinely investigate dog 'attack' incidents, including fatalities, in a thorough behavioural and social manner? This viewpoint was originally published in 2013, in response to a fatal dog bite in the UK. The assumption, in this most recent dog-related fatality as well as those before them, is that there is already enough information to know why it happened: five large dogs in a small house who killed a child must have had an irresponsible owner, and that is...
DDA section from 'Demystifying Dog Behaviour for Veterinarians'
My experience of the Dangerous Dogs Act - why extending the breed ban to include XL Bullies may be an unmitigated disaster.
DDA section from book.pdf
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Table comparing bull breed standards
Table includes the UK Government XL Bully standard and illustrates how using breed standards to identify potential danger is an utter nonsense and always has been.
Table comparing bull breed standards.pdf
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