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GrahamThompson

Graham Thompson is the Technical Editor of Trail Magazine. He also has an MSc in Companion Animal Behaviour Counselling and is a Full Member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors, a Certificated Clinical Animal Behaviourist and he is on the Animal Behaviour & Training Council Register of Clinical Animal Behaviourists.

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Find it, Carry it, Chew it by Graham Thompson

28 May 2019

GRAHAM THOMPSON, Technical Editor of Trail Magazine is also a fully qualified pet behaviour counsellor. This month: Find it … Carry it … Chew it… 

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SMILE PLEASE with Graham Thompson

31 December 2018

GRAHAM THOMPSON, Technical Editor of Trail Magazine is also a fully qualified pet behaviour counsellor. This month: How to take your dogs photo

 

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NO TIME LIKE THE PRESENT with GRAHAM THOMPSON

15 November 2018

This month: get on top of problem behaviours early Any behaviour that brings some form of benefit to your dog will be repeated; why would your dog stop doing something that brings them pleasure?

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Paw-fect Dog Holidays

6 March 2018

GRAHAM THOMPSON, Technical Editor of Trail Magazine is also a fully qualified pet behaviour counsellor. This month: stress-free holidays for dogs and owners begin at home

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Image for article A dog is for life, not just for Christmas

A dog is for life, not just for Christmas

14 December 2017

"Dogs are without doubt the absolute best hill walking companions I know of, but they take commitment that may extend from 10 to 15 or more years, so they are not something to take on board casually during a whim; truly a dog is for life, not just for Christmas" by Trail Editor and Pet Behaviour Counsellor Graham Thompson

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Dogs Lost and Found

26 June 2017

GRAHAM THOMPSON, Technical Editor of Trail Magazine is also a fully qualified pet behaviour counsellor. This month: dogs and owners can easily become separated in the hills.

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Should I approach that dog?

28 March 2017

GRAHAM THOMPSON, Technical Editor of Trail Magazine is also a fully qualified pet behaviour counsellor. This month: how do you know if it’s safe to approach a dog?

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Image for article A COAT OF MANY COLOURS

A COAT OF MANY COLOURS

12 December 2016

GRAHAM THOMPSON, Technical Editor of Trail Magazine is also a fully qualified pet behaviour counsellor. This month: dog coats are not just fashion accessories when they keep your dog warm on the hills

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Image for article REFLECTIVE DOG OWNERSHIP

REFLECTIVE DOG OWNERSHIP

19 September 2016

GRAHAM THOMPSON, Technical Editor of Trail Magazine is also a fully qualified pet behaviour counsellor. This month: learning to be a better dog owner through analysis and reflection

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BARKING MAD

24 June 2016

GRAHAM THOMPSON, Technical Editor of Trail Magazine is also a fully qualified pet behaviour counsellor. This month: dogs that bark are embarrassing and disturb others; why do they bark and what can you do?

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SNOW BETWEEN THE TOES

13 January 2016

GRAHAM THOMPSON, Technical Editor of Trail Magazine is also a fully qualified pet behaviour counsellor. This month: there’s no need to stop walking the hills with your dog in winter, but extra care is required

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FALLEN ANGEL

26 September 2015

GRAHAM THOMPSON, Technical Editor of Trail Magazine is also a fully qualified pet behaviour counsellor. This month: did your dog turn into a tiny tear-away during your holiday? If so, it might be time to seek professional help…

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Pet Plan

23 June 2015

This month: essential prior planning.  GRAHAM THOMPSON, Technical Editor of Trail Magazine is also a fully qualified pet behaviour counsellor. 

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Image for article LOVING PEOPLE AND LOVING PLACES

LOVING PEOPLE AND LOVING PLACES

17 March 2015

This month: socialising your puppy. By Graham Thompson, Technical Editor of Trail Magazine is also a fully qualified pet behaviour counsellor. 

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TRAIN, DON’T STRAIN

2 December 2014

GRAHAM THOMPSON, Technical Editor of Trail Magazine is also a fully qualified pet behaviour counsellor. This month: turning you walk into a training game.

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BIG BANG THEORY

21 September 2014

GRAHAM THOMPSON, Technical Editor of Trail Magazine is also a fully-qualified pet behaviour counsellor. This month: dogs and loud noises.

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CANINE CAFÉ CULTURE

12 June 2014

GRAHAM THOMPSON, Technical Editor of Trail Magazine is also a fully-qualified pet behaviour counsellor. This month: dogs, cafés and pubs.

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OUTDOOR OBSTACLE COURSE

21 March 2014

GRAHAM THOMPSON, Technical Editor of Trail Magazine is also a fully-qualified pet behaviour counsellor. This month: taking advantage of nature’s outdoor obstacle course.

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WINTER WARMERS

21 December 2013

GRAHAM THOMPSON, Technical Editor of Trail Magazine is also a fully-qualified pet behaviour counsellor. This month, Graham considers how to keep dogs warm on wintry fells. 

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Image for article WE DO LIKE TO BE BESIDE THE SEASIDE…

WE DO LIKE TO BE BESIDE THE SEASIDE…

15 September 2013

GRAHAM THOMPSON, Technical Editor of Trail Magazine is also a fully-qualified pet behaviour counsellor. This month, Graham recommends autumn and winter as a great time to head for the coast.

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