Stephanie Hedges

Certified Clinical Animal Behaviourist, and freelance lecturer and author

Unravelling dominance in dogs

During the second half of the 20th and early part of the 21st century, the prevailing theory regarding the social behaviour of the domestic dog was that, when living in groups, canine social...

Maintaining quality of life for deaf and blind dogs

To understand the effect of sensory loss it is first important to appreciate how dogs use their senses. A summary of the key characteristics of the canine senses of smell, hearing and sight is given...

Advanced approaches to handling dogs in practice

The first step in the application of modern behavioural knowledge to handling in practice is understanding the drives for canine behaviour and how dogs use communication to avoid aggression..