Dog Training

Different dog training options are available for you and your pet that are both challenging and enjoyable.

Three of our dog trainers each have over 40 years' training experience while our newer dog trainers are quickly gaining experience to provide an exceptional service.

Our knowledge comes from real international and local experiences, practices and relevant qualifications; we pride ourselves in being able to give each individual owner and dog personal and practical application of any training needs. We are always open to new ideas and will research and develop new methods to ensure we remain the region's leading trainers.

Our approach
What to bring

Bring something your dog loves. This can include soft treats (such as ham or luncheon), or a toy they absolutely love that will motivate them to work hard for their reward.

 

We use clicker training to assist you to easily teach your dog to ensure that both you and your dog get the most out of the learning.  If you do not wish to use a clicker then we can still teach you using the methodology  – even the non-enthusiastic dogs become enthusiastic to learn using our methods!

Our experienced trainers teach using positive reinforcement methods which have been proven to be the most effective way of teaching. This method encourages rewarding your dog’s good behaviour and ignoring undesired behaviour, rather than punishing undesired behaviour.

Positive reinforcement methods, such as rewards, as we want any behaviour change or training learned to have solid and lasting effect while keeping the trusting relationship between owner and dog whole. Rewards are anything that encourage your dog to repeat a behaviour. In agility, this means your dog is rewarded for their progress with actions such as running through the tunnel, and ignored if they run around the tunnel instead.

When sharing our knowledge and helping you with your dog's training we take care to ensure that your lifestyle is considered so that any changes that may be needed are as minimal as possible in order to achieve the result you desire. All our training is explained in non-technical terminology so that it is easier for everyone to understand and put into practice.

Training Available

Puppy pre-school

 

Wednesdays, 6.30pm–8.00pm
$75.00 – 3 sessions

 

We cover the basics of dog ownership while ensuring your puppy gets the socialisation and basic training that will help you start guiding them through life.

Good manners & focus

 

Mondays or Wednesdays, 6.30pm–7.30pm
$80.00 – 4 week course

Build your confidence and take your dog's training to the next level: encouraging your dog to obey whilst surrounded by distractions, such as other dogs.

Agility

 

Mondays, 6.30pm–7.30pm
$80 for 4 week course

Our Agility class aims to have you and your dog working confidently with each other over a number of obstacles whilst learning the basics of agility.

Individual/Tailored

 

$100 per consultation
approximately 1-2 hours

We offer honest, caring and practical solutions to address behaviour issues tailored specifically to you and your dogs needs.

Thorndon
47a Hutt Rd

Wellington 6035

New Zealand

Phone: (04) 473 1638
Email: click here

 

Kaiwharawhara
65 Kaiwharawhara Rd

Wellington 6035

New Zealand

Phone: (04) 472 7921
Email: click here

 

Locations

Services

Opening hours

Monday to Friday
7.30am – 6.00pm

 

Saturday
9.00am – 2.00pm

Sundays and public holidays – closed

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