Contented Canines Blog

Welcome to the Contented Canines Training School blog! This is where we will share stories about working with dogs, news and updates, interviews, Helpsheets, featured walks, newsletter articles and lots more!

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OUR TOP TIPS FOR AUTUMN WALKS

Wonerful Walkies

One of the main problems dog owners have is difficulties with their dogs walking on the lead. Dogs learn at a very young age that when they go on walks they pull, so it can take a lot of work

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THE INTERVIEW – Kelly at Peak Petsitter

My name is Kelly Hallworth and I own and run Peak petsitters, a petsitting service for cats and small animals in the Glossop and High Peak areas. I am a fully qualified veterinary nurse with over 10 years experience -mainly at Victoria

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OUR FAVOURITE WALK – AUTUMN 2017

This Autumn walk is round Mossy Lea Farm in Glossop. Please keep dogs on lead around sheep. Start at the Royal Oak Pub on Sheffield Road, Glossop SK13 8QY. Walk up the main road towards the Snake Pass for around

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TAILS FROM OUR TRAINERS – Happy Family Dog Training!

INTRODUCTION For the last year I have been working with clients on an exclusive dog training programme designed to work specifically with families with children and their new dogs! This is a 6 week course which I teach in the

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THE INTERVIEW – SUMMER 2017

Woof and Ready moved to their new premises in August 2015 when owner Holly wanted to provide a totally dedicated canine facility. We now provide grooming, daycare, rehabilitation and therapy to all breeds of dogs across the High Peak. Holly

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TAILS FROM OUR TRAINERS – Ziva the Romanian Rescue

INTRODUCTION Lisa contacted me in February 2017 to arrange some home training for her Romanian rescue dog Ziva. Ziva had been adopted into her new home at the age of 2 years old, and had spent the first couple of

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OUR FAVOURITE WALK – SUMMER 2017

  This is one of my all-time favourites for a summer walk and training! Lovely woodlands and wide open spaces! It is a walk around Brabyns Park in Marple Bridge, about 20 minutes away from Glossop. Park in the car

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TAILS FROM OUR TRAINERS – Max the Lab Puppy

Max the lab puppy

INITIAL ASSESSMENT Karen had adopted an adorable little bundle of yellow Labrador puppy, Max, who immediately stole my heart! Karen was an experienced dog owner, although she had been dog-free for a few years. She also had two children –

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OUR FAVOURITE WALKS – SPRING 2017

This Springtime walk is up and around Shire Hill Woods in Glossop. It is quite a steep walk with some amazing views, and a combination of off-lead and on-lead walking for your dog. It usually takes us between 45 minutes

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THE INTERVIEW – SPRING 2017

Glossopdale guidedogs fundraising group are an amazing group of volunteers with a mixture of sighted and visually impaired guidedog owners. We raise funds in numerous ways from bucket collection’s in local stores and supermarkets, to sponsored walks. The Great Glossop

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