Clicker training is an effective and kind training method used on animals. It works on marking desirable behaviours with distinctive sound (the click) and rewarding that behaviour. For more information please download the Clicker Training handout from my Downloads section.
The video below will show you what you can do if your dog cuts its pad or paw when out on a walk. For more information and a step-by-step written guide please see my ‘How to deal with cut paws in an emergency’ blog.
As a veterinary nurse, behaviourist and animal first aider, there have been many times when I have had to use or recommend the use of a muzzle. See my Top Tips for Muzzle Training Your Dog blog for more.