© 2019 Lead By Example. 

 

Lead by Example ® is a Registered Trademark in the UK.

  • Facebook Social Icon

February 4, 2019

I'm often asked the reason behind my business name. It took me a good few months to come up with it to be honest; a name that I was really happy with. I wanted catchy, but not gimmicky; discerning, but not boring.

Most of the names I fancied were already being used by ot...

April 17, 2018

I do love a 'jeu de mots' for my blog posts, but this one is particularly apt, given that the book by the same name deals with acceptance, responsibility, honesty, love, and taking no short cuts. 

I rescued Megan back in October. It was a beautiful day; quite warm i...

October 24, 2017

Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) is a perennial herb of the mint family.

Long known for it's health benefits for humans, it's just one of the many plants that also has health benefits for dogs.

It can be purchased in oil or capsule form, but these can ofte...

September 26, 2017

In just a few weeks’ time the weather will be turning much cooler.

I for one am looking forward to my cosy knits and mittens (and limited edition Christmas coffees!). They keep me warm, but they also offer protection from the elements, and we should offer this same...

September 14, 2017

One of the most common behaviour problems I encounter is pulling on lead.

There are a number of environmental and behavioural reasons why this might be happening, but a small change to the type of lead you use may help alleviate the problem.

Dogs have something called an...

August 31, 2017

It's never too late to teach an old dog new tricks, but the earlier we start, the better.

The critical socialisation age for a puppy is between 4 and 16 weeks.

Learning starts well before and lasts long after this, but this 12 week window is when puppies are at their mos...

August 31, 2017

The idea of brain games as a way of boosting mental agility and well-being is not unique to humans; animals also need mental enrichment as part of their daily lives.

We might like to go for a walk, or perhaps go to the gym; but we might also like to read a book, complete...

Please reload

    Recent Posts

    February 4, 2019

    September 26, 2017

    September 14, 2017

    Please reload

    Archive
    Please reload