The Cheeky Chihuahua has come about from a desire to help our own dog, Pepe, so we know what it's like to live with a complicated dog that you're trying to train. We focus on reward based training, our priority being to enhance the bond between dog and owner. I won't go for a quick fix, especially if it's only suppressing a problem so that it can re-surface later. The first question we need to ask is, "What is the dog getting out of the problem behaviour? Why is it worthwhile to him?" And we build from there.
We are fortunate to share our lives with dogs, but we can forget that they aren't human. If we don't address their needs as dogs, we are only storing up problems for the future.
Young dogs need guidance to learn how to navigate through our world. We offer puppy classes in the local area, so please contact us for details.
We employ a holistic approach and get the whole family involved, working together so both 2 and 4 legged folk are happy.
Dogs don't need to be obedience champions, but a few manners mean you'll have a dog you can take anywhere.