A Mzungu in Malawi

A Mzungu in Malawi

A Mzungu in Malawi. After months of planning and preparation, we finally stepped off the plane. Despite being at an airport, we were surrounded by lush greenery and felt the heat of the sun burning into our skin. We were here. We were in Lilongwe, Malawi. I had always had a strong curiosity in to…

Lintbells Yumove Review

Lintbells Yumove Review

Clever Dogs Training School Ltd reviews Lintbells Yumove. Beginning in 2007, Lintbells is a company that is passionate about providing┬áthe best skin, joint and digestive health supplements for┬ápets with an emphasis on only providing products that are scientifically backed by the most up to date research available. YUMOVE, which comes in a tablet form, is…

10 confessions of a dog trainer.

10 confessions of a dog trainer.

10 confessions of a dog trainer….well, the truth would come out sooner or later. 1. All owners are dog ‘parents’. We refer to clients as ‘Alfie’s Dad’ and ‘Frankie’s Mum’. That’s because we truly believe you are actually parents and because we, ummmm, sometimes forget your actual names. Moving on…. 2. We are the worlds…

The Do’s and Don’ts of dog ownership.

The Do’s and Don’ts of dog ownership.

Seven days, that’s right…seven whole days it’s taken for us to collect together all of the do’s and don’ts of dog ownership. From speaking to colleagues and contacts, to using our own experiences and formal knowledge, we wrote down every single piece of advice we could. On the seventh day, we realised that, actually, we…

Diaries of a Dog Trainer (part 4)

Diaries of a Dog Trainer (part 4)

It was the mid-nineties when Misty had entered into our lives. Despite being around for a long time and popularised somewhat years before by Barbara Woodhouse, dog training was still largely seen as something that only happened in utilitarian forms, such as the police force or army, or further south where all the hardcore show…

Diaries of a Dog Trainer (part 3)

Diaries of a Dog Trainer (part 3)

Acquiring Misty was somewhat of a bizarre event. Although I can’t remember the details of the entire event, I do recall the conversation my mother had with my grandad at the time. My grandad, who was the one responsible for bringing Misty into our lives, had told my mother that he had found a breeder…