Episode 54: Border Collies and Adolescence with Rachel, The Collie Consultant

September 04, 2023
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What is adolescence?

What happens in the brain?

What are the behaviours that might change?

Are behaviours that we see in adolescence staying?

How do we work through it?

How long does it last?

How can sleep and diet, exercise and enrichment help during adolescence?

How neutering influence adolescence?

Rachel Rodgers is a border collie specialist behaviourist and trainer, and a border collie lover who has lived with and worked alongside collies for over 35 years in a range of disciplines from obedience, agility, flyball, scent work and sheepdog training. She frequently works with collies exhibiting behaviour problems such aggression, sound sensitivity, fears and phobias, hyperactivity, chasing behaviours, repetitive behaviours, separation related problems or any other severe behaviour problems. For more information, please visit: https://collieconsultant.co.uk/

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Martina Miradoli Border Coolie Expert Dog trainer

Hello, my name is Martina Miradoli and I specialise in training Border Collies.

I’ve owned Border Collies for many years and have trained them, along with other herding breeds in every sport and activity available.

This has allowed me to gain invaluable experience and an understanding of these unique dogs and the behavioural challenges that we may have to face as owners. 

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