Welcome to Ogilvie Dogs

Home to Marita and Craig, two internationally renowned dog trainers, Ogilvie Dogs aims to provide world-class training via in-person and online training options. Ogilvie Dogs is also the location of the Ogilvie Dogs Training Centre in Lincolnshire, which provides a purpose-built training venue for a variety of dog sports and activities. 

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Foundations for Ogilvie Dog’s Centre!

We're back with another blog, so it's been about a week since our last blog and since then the length of the centre has been dug out and filled with about 20 lorries worth of hardcore but they haven't started the width yet. The builders have started by doing the...

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Goodbye Snow!

We're back with another blog after lots of delays because of the snow, rain, and Covid, work has started again so we thought we'd give you a little bit of an update of where we are at 🙂 To start the front-drive has had some changes, we've had to dig up a bit of...

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Welcome to Ogilvie Dogs!

We're back but this time not a training blog, we have got an exciting announcement!! We are combining Craig Ogilvie Dog Training with Marita Davies Agility to make one dog training company called Ogilvie Dogs! Lots is happening this year: we're building the Ogilvie...

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How To Get Your Dog To Let Go Of The Toy

In this week blog we're going to cover some useful tips on how to teach your dog how to let go of the toy using food. I can hear lots of people at home saying 'but my dog definitely likes his favourite toy way more than he does food', and likely if you offer your...

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How To Stop Your Dog Running Away With The Toy

In this blog we're going to discuss how to stop your dog running away with the toy. One of the challenges that people often face when playing tug with their dog is that if they let them win the toy the dog ends up running away from them with the toy and not coming...

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How To Get Your Dog To Bring The Toy Back

This week’s blog is a continuation of last weeks blog in which we are going to discuss another method on how to get your dog to bring the toy back. Step 1 – Treat Throws To start with take some high-value treats and start with your dog in front of you. Throw a...

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Dog Tugging Tips & Common Mistakes

In this blog we will be covering some solutions to the problems you might be experiencing when you are playing tug with your dog.  As dog trainers we often work with people that are really struggling to get their dogs into a game of tug with them. In this blog...

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How to Gain Your Dog’s Interest In Toys

In the previous blogs in this toy series, we have shown you some ways to get your dogs interested in toys, however, if your dog hasn't shown any interest in toys so far, in this blog we are going to discuss how you can use food to gain your dog's interest in toys....

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What To Do if Your Dog Won’t Play With Toys

Today we're going to cover what to do if your dog showed limited or no interest in any of the toys that you presented to them on the choice to chase test from the last blog. So, the first thing to consider is, have you used enough toys?  If you've expended all of...

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