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Easter dog training challenges - Welly and Tails

The Big Easter Challenge for Dogs!

Are you ready to take the Big Easter Challenge? We’ve created an Easter egg hunt at the dog park – but with no chocolate in sight! Instead we’re making your doggies work hard for their Easter treats this year with a Big BIG Easter Challenge – a set of 7 challenges to complete. You can …

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What to do when reactive dog barks - Welly and Tails (2)

Help! My Reactive Dog Just Barked/Lunged at Another Dog! [INFOGRAPHIC]

So you’ve just come in from the walk from hell – and your reactive dog has barked, lunged, or snapped (or worse) at another dog. Firstly, breathe. Have a cup of tea. Or something stronger. It’s understandable to feel overwhelmed and unsure of what to do next. That’s why I’ve created an infographic about what …

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My Experience as a Reactive Dog Owner

My experience as a Reactive Dog Owner

When I got asked to go on an urgent video call with an adopter of the rescue I used to volunteer with, I didn’t think that 18 months later I’d be sat here talking about my experiences living with their dog. After all, I had a family, my own dog that struggled with a bit …

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What I’ve Learnt About BAT (Behavioural Adjustment Training)

Through my training journey with Rudy who has severe reactivity to strangers and dogs, I’ve continued looking for help with his reactivity and new methods that might help him to take little steps forward. I’m currently studying Michael Shikashio’s Aggressive Dog course and came across Grisha Stwewart’s BAT methodology again. I decided to buy her …

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Settling Your New Foreign Rescue Dog

Your Foreign Rescue Dog: The First 3 Months

If you’ve applied to adopt a foreign rescue dog – usually a street dog from Romania, Cyprus, Greece or Spain, then here is a guide to help with those first few months. Even if you’ve already got your foreign rescue dog but are hitting some roadblocks, going back to square one can help, especially with …

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Welly and Tails Dog Field Penrith Plan Visit - Cover

Plan your visit to Welly and Tails

Find somewhere nearby to stop for a coffee or lunch… We’ve put together a round up of what’s nearby if you fancy making a day of your trip to Welly and Tails. There’s some fantastic places around where you can take your dogs for a cuppa 🙂 Upfront Gallery – 7 mins from the park …

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Welly and Tails Dog Park Penrith

Welly and Tails Dog Park Opening

An enclosed dog walking park will be opening on April 23rd, 2022 in Skelton near Penrith, Cumbria. The 2.5 acre paddock has been converted from an agricultural field at the owner’s farm into a pooch’s paradise, with secure 6 foot fencing, a purpose built parking area and wooden agility equipment. It’s like a playground for …

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