Author: Claire

The Effects of Fireworks on Your Dog: A Comprehensive Guide

The Canine Senses: More than Meets the Eye (or Ear) Dogs have a heightened sense of hearing that makes them exceptionally sensitive to loud, sudden noises. For them, the booming sounds of fireworks can be overwhelming and distressing. Psychological Toll: From Anxiety to Stress-Induced Behaviors Anxiety and Fear The most straightforward and widespread reaction that […]

Harnessing the Power of Positive Reinforcement: Rewarding Your Dog for Good Behaviour

Introduction Welcome back to the Paws4Thought Dogs Blog! In today’s post, we’ll explore the remarkable world of positive reinforcement training and discuss how it can revolutionise your relationship with your canine companion. Positive reinforcement is not only a powerful tool for teaching new commands, but also for addressing unwanted behaviours in a way that fosters […]

My Journey as a Paws 4 Thought One-to-One Dog Trainer

Introduction: Hello, fellow dog lovers! My name is Claire, and I’m a professional dog trainer at Paws 4 Thought, a leading one-to-one dog training service based in Berkshire and Buckinghamshire. In this blog post, I want to share my journey and experiences as a dog trainer and discuss the benefits of our personalised training approach. […]