How long should you exercise your puppy

Question from Puppy Class: We talked about exercising puppies. I asked the puppy owners how long they took their puppies out for a walk every day.  The replies were so different! Some took their puppies out for 15 minutes. Another answered 30 minutes and the longest time was over an hour!! The question arose what […]

Why does my puppy bark at one particular puppy

As an instructor at ECDTC, I have been asked to write answers here to questions put to me by handlers in the classes. You may have the same questions. Hoping you will find the answers helpful, here is the next Q&A. Question from Puppy Class: My puppy barks at one particular puppy in class every […]

TRIXIE’S STORY

Suitcases packed, kids packed off to grandparents and Trixie’s overnight bag all ready for when the dog sitter came to collect her. Andrew and I were heading for a weekend break to Rome. Unfortunately, it did not quite go to plan. Half an hour after Trixie (our golden mini labradoodle) had been picked up by […]

Congratualtions to Trixie and Buster

Who passed their Bronze tonight

How can I help my shy puppy be more confident?

Question from Puppy Class: How can I help my shy puppy be more confident? Answer: You can give your puppy a new experience each week.  Visit a friend’s house, go to a different park or walk through a busy town.  The bonus is you can practise your training while growing puppy’s confidence. For instance, while […]

Puppy Foundation Award Passes

Congratulation to the following puppies & handlers who received the Puppy Foundation Award, this evening at ECDTC Simon & Stanley (Jack Russell-x -Patterdale) John & Willow – Border Collie Alison & Luna – Labrador Helen & Jaxson Tom & Max – Labrador Litia & Milo – Border Collie Angela & Darcey – Cockapoo Jeff & […]

ECDTC CLUB NEWS FEBRUARY 2018

*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* ECDTC CLUB NEWS FEBRUARY 2018 Charity Donations Dogs For Good: Michael and his Assistance Dog, Oscar received a cheque for £1,500 The Christmas Raffle raised £210.00 which was donated to Jade from StreetVet The Bottle Tombola raised £132.00 which will start the Donations for our 2018 Charity, StreetVet Thank you Christmas Gifts were awarded […]

OUR CHARITY FOR 2018 – STREETVET

 Homelessness is a growing problem in the UK and an increasing number of homeless people have dogs. The bond between many homeless people and their dogs is profound and the health and wellbeing of their canine companions is often a major priority for their owners. Life on the streets makes it difficult to the access […]

Christmas Party

*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* Dennis on Sunday at Forty Hall ECDTC’s ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARTY  WEDNESDAY, 13 DECEMBER 2017 (families welcome) PROGRAMME OF EVENTS Please arrive from 7.00pm 7.30pm: Michael & Oscar – Dogs for Good  Jade from StreetVet Presentation of cheque to Dogs for Good 8.00pm onwards: Refreshments Party Games Raffle Bottle Tombola We are proud to […]

Christmas News

*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* Christmas CHRISTMAS PARTY WEDNESDAY 13 DECEMBER FROM 7PM EVERYONE WELCOME, PLEASE BRING THE FAMILY FANCY DRESS FOR DOGS OPTIONAL. PARTY GAMES FOR DOGS AND HANDLERS REFRESHMENTS RAFFLE BOTTLE TOMBOLA MEET REPRESENTATIVES FROM DOGS FOR GOOD & STREETVET! DONATIONS NEEDED FOR RAFFLE PRIZES – PLEASE BRING YOUR ITEMS TO THE CLUB AND HAND THEM […]