Dogs and owners share similar bond to mothers and babies

Dogs and owners share similar bond to mothers and babies

Dogs and owners share similar bond to mothers and babies, produce ‘love hormone’ oxytocin during eye contact: research

The bond between dogs and owners is similar to that of mother and baby, new research finds, but Australia’s leading dog trainer says that is not an excuse to treat your dog like a human.

Acting Up

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Who do you see for your doggy behavioural woes? A veterinary behaviouralist or a dog trainer? Find out the clear differences between these valuable services.

Dog Training for pets who act up

It's a doggone shame when we lose control

Gold Coast Bulletin - Overweight dogs

In less than a generation, Scott Donald has seen old fashioned values such as discipline and firmness ditched in favour of treaties and touchy feely philosophies. And for what? More naughty dogs than you could throw a stick at!

Boy with dog who needs training.

Why mollycoddling your dog can be dangerous.

Scott Donald on Sunrise Seven

Do you spoil your dog? Meet the dog behaviour expert who says pampered pooches can end up being problematic and even dangerous.

Radio 2UE Mornings with Tim Webster

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Dog trainer slams the use of treats to spoil dogs

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Dog trainer Scott Donald has created a DIY dog training app in response to dog attacks. More than 25 deaths from dog attacks in Australia since 2000. He fears modern dog owners mollycoddle their dogs, aren’t firm and use too many treats as rewards for good behaviour. He says too many families buy performance dogs (such as cattle breeds) from breeders in an unregulated industry and aren’t taught how to handle them.

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Are we training our dogs correctly?

4BC News Talk

It’s always been said that “dogs are a mans’ best friend”, but are they when they aren’t trained correctly. Dog trainer, Scott Donald tells Gary Hardgrave about the best methods for training those beloved family pets.

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Mornings with Nicole Dyer

ABC Radio - Coast FM

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Pampered pooches becoming entitled, dangerous dogs

Courier Mail Article - Scott Donald

PAMPERING pooch lovers are creating a generation of mollycoddled canines who think they are top dog and have the potential to attack.

Dog Obendience