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For the fellow long-haired dog owners Firstly, what is a bramble womble?! 👇This repeat offender is what we at Anglian Dog Works affectionately call a bramble womble. AKA a dog with an affinity for ‘wombling’ undergrowth! Here in the UK it is shooting season meaning there will be lots more game birds around. So while we’re past the summer stickies, this time of year whether you are working a gundog or are just enjoying walks in the countryside, the brambles are extra tempting. So here are my top tips:First, a de-tangler spray before will reduce the amount of bits that ‘stick’.And/or...

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Here’s a quick overview of the options there are to join us at Anglian Dog Works, Cambridge. Click the links below for more details Want a taster?We host 90-minute Agility workshops throughout the year, that give you an overview of some exercises covered in the agility courses. For more details, browse dates and book: Dog Agility Taster WorkshopsWant to get started?The next courses are live on the booking system. For more details, browse the dates and book: Dog Agility Beginners CourseWant a flexible, fast-tracked, or focused option? Private sessions will be a really great option for you! And if you've met us for...

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You ask for a sit-staybut as soon as you move your dog gets up?There are a couple of things that could be happening… and here are the fixes!  The dog has learnt that all the good stuff happens near you, so follow you to stay within the drop zone! FIX: Counter this by teaching that a training platform like a Place Board is a hotspot for rewards and building value being seated on the target. We aim to teach that when you say“OK” that’s a cue for your dog that ‘the behaviour is finished’ and that they can get out of a...

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With the heatwave in full swing, I thought it timely to share one of the hacks for quickly making a frozen Kong. You will need: A Kong A Mug Biscuits I use 80:20 Grain Free Fish Biscuits because they are a healthy,  high-quality kibble and because it’s made from tempting smelling salmon, haddock, trout & herring I have found to be appealing for most dogs that I have worked with.   Stand the Kong narrow end down in a mug Fill the Kong with dry biscuits Use a tap to gently fill the mug with water via the Kong opening...

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Keep dogs cool at class With the warm weather set to continue, our dog training classes near Cambridge are about to warm up. Read on to find lots ways you can keep your dogs cool at class and home. How to keep dogs cool in the car on the way to class In the car keep your dog’s area cool by using shades. Clip on fans can be useful to help air circulate.  Freeze 2L Bottles of water and put in front of the fan to have a further cooling effect. Draping wet towels over the crates will keep their space cool, as...

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