A Canny blog

Some Canny thoughts, ideas, tips and other musings from the folks at the dog end of things.
This is one of those, I wonder why questions, that many of us have asked over the years. Just as you may have imagined there is not a simple answer to this age old question.
I was asked recently my opinion on which dog breeds bark the most and gave the answer that, in my experience, smaller breeds were the most likely to bark randomly. 
My curiosity was piqued recently when I came across a study stating that anxiety may prematurely give dogs grey hair. Interested to know why some of our canine friends tended to go grey around the muzzle area earlier than others I was keen to know more.
One of the pleasures of researching the canine world are the seemingly never ending occasions when I say to myself "Well I didn't know that!" Today I have compiled five lesser known pieces of canine trivia that I have stumbled upon.
As a former Pet First Aid Instructor I am often asked "Do you think I should enrol on a course in Pet First Aid?" I am still surprised to hear this as I consider it the single best cost/reward ratio act a pet owner can undertake.
Animal emotions are a bit of a fascination for me and I often find myself reading the latest study on dog behaviour looking to gain a further insight into the workings of the canine mind.
Dogs are not man's best friend for nothing. Domesticated and living closely with us, our loyal friends are subject to the daily effects of our lifestyle and we can sadly and sometimes unwittingly increase their stress levels without perhaps realising it.
Today’s dog training professionals are using and recommending positive training techniques, especially rewards instead of punishment, to effectively train today’s companion animals.
Occasionally, despite great design and good intention, the Canny Collar won’t work as it is designed to. The good news is that it is often down to any of 5 possible factors that can easily be fixed. 

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Sean Top 5 Canny Collar mistakes
24 March 2017
Hi Tricky - Spaniels tend to be inclined to sniff the floor a lot on walks if allowed to. Ideally, i...
Sean Top 5 Canny Collar mistakes
23 March 2017
Hi, i have followed all the instructions and guidance given, measured and have the correct size, am ...
Sean Top 5 Canny Collar mistakes
25 October 2016
Hi - there are two possibilities here. Firstly, if your dog is borderline between two sizes, althoug...
Sean Top 5 Canny Collar mistakes
24 October 2016
Hi I have a 18month old staffy he is very large and very strong I have started to use the canny coll...
Sean Top 5 Canny Collar mistakes
03 September 2016
Thank you so much for taking the time to do such a comprehensive review of the Canny Collar Ian. Goo...