Helping your dog overcome nerves could be a click away thanks to a combination of Obedience and clicker training. Alison Irving achieved that great reward with her dog, Hawkeye.

People too often misinterpret a puppy’s adolescent behaviour as a permanent problem, leading them to rehome their pup. But you can handle this passing phase with a few helpful tips, Stephanie Hollebrandse writes.

It’s the most important thing to teach a dog, but isn’t always the easiest. Kate Mornement demystifies recall training.

When you finally go back to work after settling your new pup in, separation anxiety can rear its ugly head.
Dr Diane van Rooy explains how to avoid it developing and how to deal with it.

Even once you have chosen the right equipment and accessories for your dog, the task of convincing it to accept and use them is still ahead. It’s just a matter of training, writes Kate Mornement.