Interesting Links

General topics

Dominance Theory (Debunked)

  • Welfare in Dog Training– Learn why the once-popular Dominance Theory has fallen out of favour and why you should be weary of any technique that requires you to ‘dominate’ your pet.

Dangerous dogs and Restricted breeds (BSL)

What is a Veterinary Behaviourist?

General behaviour and training resources


YouTube Channels

Environmental Enrichment (toys, games etc)

  • Pets Need a Life Too– An online shop owned by veterinary nurse with an interest in environmental enrichment, Gillian Shippen. Email Gillian with details of your pet’s situation and personality, and she will help you to choose which enrichment device would be most appropriate.
  • Kong 101– One of the most well-known food dispensing toys out there- the humble Kong. Read tips on how to make the most of your Kong, including great stuffing ideas.

Training specific behaviours

Crate, mat or confinement training

Specific behaviour problems

Fear, Anxiety and Shy dogs

Separation Anxiety

Support for Veterinarians

  • Dr Joanna McLachlan has created and moderates a closed online discussion group for registered veterinarians from around the world to discuss anything related to behavioural medicine. Please contact us directly for details (as this is a closed group).

Please visit our Affiliates

Your Vet OnlineYour Vet Online are Australian registered Veterinarians who provide 24/7 vet advice online over Skype or Facebook Messenger. Get the advice you need for your pet without having to visit a clinic, or re-organise your schedule. You and your pet will love that you don’t need to leave home.

More links coming soon!