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K9 Konfidence. Dog Training Service.

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K9-KONFIDENCE - PROFESSIONAL DOG & ANIMAL BEHAVIOURIST. DOG & CAT TRAINING & BEHAVIOUR MIDIFICATION. OFFERING LOCAL ( IN YOUR OWN HOME) & REMOTE ( VIA VIDEO CALL). PERSONALISED 1-2-1 TRAINING ALL ACROSS THE UK. TEXT: 078•• •••••• Hello and thank you for your enquiry regarding puppy training, you’ve taken your first step towards having a well-balanced and happy family pet. My name is Debbie and I am the founder and Director of K9-KONFIDENCE . I am a fully qualified professional dog trainer and behaviourist. I have over 45 years of insight, knowledge and experiences of both working with and training puppies and older dogs. I have trained dogs from puppy development to adult dogs. I have re-homed retired working dogs, re-homed and trained rescue dogs, dogs which have been abandoned and neglected, re-homed and trained farm dogs because they lacked skills to be working dogs. I offer all aspects of puppy training and dog behaviour modification. Behaviour issues such as:- * Excessive barking * Separation anxiety * Nervousness * Recall * Lead Training * Aggression * Socialisation * And much more. Training can be done in person 1 to 1 Or via video call i.e * Face-time * Skype * Zoom etc I offer a personalised 121 training session, each session is based around your specific requirements and at your dogs pace to ensure maximum learning in a comfortable, safe, positive and effective way. My methods of training are through positive reinforcement and reward based, which promote a happy and well-balanced, healthy bond between dogs and their owners. ASSESSMENT & FOLLOW-UP After the initial assessment a full write up/training program will be sent to you for you to work through and practice daily between sessions, this is to make sure you achieve results faster and maximises training. I’m also available via phone, text or email 7 days a week should you require any guidance or further support. QUALIFICATIONS: * DOG TRAINING & BEHAVIOUR. *PUPPY TRAINING & PSYCHOLOGY. *ANIMAL PSYCHOLOGY ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: * DIPLOMA-VETERINARY SUPPORT ASSISTANT. * DOG & CAT GROOMING * PET FIRST AID & CPR * AGGRESSION & REHABILITATION * PRACTICAL TRAINING & INSTRUCTOR COURSE * PET FIRST AID & CPR FEES INITIAL / PERSONAL CONSULTATION & ASSESSMENT- £15 HOURLY FEES £55. depending on travel distance. Local and remote training £55session TRAINING PACKAGES: Blocked bookings: 5 x Sessions booked in advance £200 (saving £50) 10 x Sessions booked in advance £400 (saving £100) PAYMENT FOR INDIVIDUAL ON-GOING SESSIONS ARE TO BE PAID NO LATER THAN 48 HRS PRIOR TO YOUR TRAINING SESSION. A DOG IS NEVER TOO OLD TO LEARN AND THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS A BAD DOG, ONLY A BAD OWNER. IF YOU WANT TO BE CONFIDENT WITH YOUR DOG THEN BE K9-KONFIDENT BOOK YOUR INITIAL CONSULTATION & ASSESSMENT NOW. **PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO THE HIGH VOLUME OF MESSAGES I RECEIVE REGARDING MY DOG TRAINING SERVICES, PLEASE CONTACT ME DIRECT TO MAKE SURE YOUR MESSAGE ISNT MISSED AND YOU RECEIVE YOUR SUPPORT SOONER. TO BOOK YOUR APPOINTMENT & FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE: TEXT: 078•• •••••• Email: k•••••@••••.com

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What do you love most about your job?

My two main passions in life are:- dogs and people. Being a dog trainer & behaviourist allows me to work with both people and dogs together incorporating my people skills and dog skills together to give you the very best trainer who not only has the necessary skills, knowledge, training, experience and insight to work with your dog, but who also has the people Skills to work effectively and professionally, with you the dog owner in a way that creates a fun and positive environment which maximises the learning for owners and their dogs and helps to enrich the bond and trust for a healthy well-balanced dog and its owner.

What inspired you to start your own business?

I have been around dogs my entire life, and been involved in dog training for aslong as i can remember. Becoming a dog trainer and behaviourist has allowed me to turn my passion and love for dogs into a very rewarding career. And i quote “Do a job you love and have a passion for and you’ll never work a day in your life” 😊

Why should our clients choose you?

I have over 45 years of combined experience, knowledge, insight and expertise in training puppies and older dogs, integrated with people skills, professionalism and integrity makes me the perfect candidate to work with you and your fur baby. 🙂🐶.

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Making sure your pup is trained properly really matters. Without the necessary groundwork, you’re risking your dog’s wellness and security, as well as the safety of any other dogs it comes into contact with. It’s also important your dog is trained so that it can integrate properly with you and your family. Keeping it out of trouble will save you a lot of hassle (and potentially costly repairs too).

Making sure your dog listens to commands is very important. Not only will handling it be less stressful, but it can stop dangerous conflict with other animals. Furthermore, if your dog doesn’t want to listen to you, situations such as dealing with traffic can potentially become fatal. On the upside, having a well-trained pup enables you and your pet to socialise properly with other dogs and their owners.

Having a dog that is obedient means that life around the home becomes plain sailing. With good manners, your dog will be able to tell the difference between right and wrong behaviour, while being able to foster good relationships with other members of your family. These connections can help to build a fruitful relationship with your pet as part of the family. Time well spent together will allow you to both grow together, sharing experiences and creating the type of memories that make having a pet so worth it.

How about becoming an authority figure yourself? Although your trainer will help your dog get up to scratch, they will also teach you a great deal about the fundamentals of dog training. This includes not only how to handle your own dog, but principals that you can use to understand and better interact with other dogs too. Being able to help out less-informed dog owners can be a wonderful gift to have, and something that you can take further if you enjoy it.

Having a well-trained dog also means that taking your pet to the veterinarian will be a lot easier than it would be otherwise. Considering the nature and volume of work that they have to do, being a vet is tough, let alone dealing with an uncooperative pet in their surgery. In some cases, dogs can become violent when approached by a vet – definitely something they don’t need. By having your dog properly trained, you can avoid injuries – for both your dog and your vet – as well as unnecessary embarrassment upon visits.

When hiring someone to train your dog, there is plenty to think about. The needs of both you and your pet have to be considered and so taking some time to sit down and work out what is important to you is a must. Down below are a few of the questions you might ask when it comes to finding the right dog trainer –

Should I go for group or private training? Each comes with pros and cons – those with a brand new dog can expect their pet to socialise and start to develop relationships with other dogs.

Does my dog need generalised training or would training in a specific area suit it better? One example of this is if your dog has an issue with barking, or separation anxiety. In these cases, someone that can specialise in tackling these issues would be optimal.

Do I need long-term training or do I need a quick fix? Goals such as conditioning your dog for agility or developing a routine will need more time with a trainer.

You should also take care to see what type of strategies your trainer uses. There are a wide variety of techniques that can be applied in order to change your dog’s behaviour – but not all of these involve kindness and care. It’s good to talk to prospective trainers about the ways in which they choose to teach your dog, including methods of both discipline and praise. Techniques such as positive reinforcement are very beneficial for dogs and are particularly powerful, while being enjoyable for them.

While your dog is your priority, how you communicate with your trainer is important too. Your trainer’s should be able to translate their understanding into constructive advice. A good trainer can tell you both what is working in terms of training your dog, and what isn’t. This includes passing on insights of what to do to correct certain issues, while conveying these ideas in a constructive, friendly way. In order to do this, a trainer needs to not only be able to express themselves clearly, but also be diplomatic and observant.

There are various ways in which you can choose to train your dog. Some owners opt for private lessons, while others will put their dog through group daycare.

Group sessions are valuable not only because they are more budget friendly, but also because they are better as a long-term option. This is because your pet will have time to get to grips with a wider variety of commands. However one-on-one training provides your dog with lessons that are specially tailored to their needs, helping them learn in the best way for them.

There are also the various levels of obedience training to take into account. As well as classes specifically for puppies, there are basic educational classes, adult training, agility and advanced tutoring. Which of these you go for can affect pricing, as well as how quickly your dog learns (depending on its needs and comprehension).

Yes! You might be surprised to hear that dog training can be done remotely, through online video platforms like Zoom. They can take the form of group sessions or one-to-one classes to tackle certain individual behavioural issues. Many customers prefer online dog training for all sorts of reasons, like saving on travel time and costs.

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The average rating for Bark Dog Trainers in Sunderland is 4.98, based on 107 reviews.

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