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One of the hardest things about having a dog is training them; some breeds will pick up very quickly while other just never seem to get it. Using Bark to help find a dog trainer in Southampton is very straight-forward. First, you give us some information about your dog or puppy such as their breed, what the biggest problem you are facing is (biting, house training, etc.) and we find you a dog trainer in Southampton to suit your needs.
When you have a new puppy one of the best things to do is to join a puppy training class, this is a great way of training your new puppy as well as socialising him or her with other puppies. They will teach you how to train your puppy and methods involved such as ‘click and treat’ or positive reinforcement. Using Bark to find yourself a puppy training class fast and easy, we compare dog/puppy trainers in Southampton and then allow you to choose the best one for you.

  • What to expect from a one on one dog training class - Once you’ve found your dog trainer in Southampton, you’ll book an appointment either ask them to come to your house or go to their studio. From here you will begin weekly (sometimes more often) classes to train your dog. These classes will start with simple behaviour modification techniques to help ease your dog into some new training techniques. You will learn how to become assertive over your dog using tone of voice and body language, allowing you to work towards a more positive relationship with your animal.
  • What to expect from puppy training classes in Southampton - Training your puppy is often a lot easier said than done! One of the first steps to training your puppy will be learning how to housebreak them so that they don’t go to the loo inside. The best way to do this is to use puppy training pads to help ease your puppy outside with positive reinforcement. Once they’ve mastered this, you can take them to puppy training classes to help them socialise with other dogs. Here you will learn basic commands, recall and lead behaviour.
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Fun With Dogs

Fun With Dogs

Fun With Dogs is verified Certificate of Excellence 2015

Fun With Dogs is run by Sarah Pond who has over 20 years experience of helping owners to train their dogs or change their behaviour. Having previously worked in animal rescue Sarah has a wealth of experience at solving all types dog related problems. Sarah studied Animal Behaviour at Southampton University and keeps up to date with developments in dog behaviour and training. Fun With Dogs offer one to one dog training and behaviour modification services across Hampshire, Berkshire, Surrey, London, Dorset, West Sussex and Wiltshire. We use only positive, force free, reward based training and behaviour modification methods as these are scientifically proven to be the most effective. Fun With Dogs is a proud member of the Pet Professional Guild. We specialise in Bespoke Intensive Training Courses where a trainer will spend a week with you and your dog in your own home and local area, helping you to teach your dog basic training exercises or help your dog overcome a variety of behavioural problems. Having training in your own home and local area means we can deal with real life situations that might occur in your daily life, rather than the artificial training environment provided by traditional dog training classes, or board and train programmes where your dog is sent away for training. Our training is suitable for all dogs from 8 weeks of age upwards, we will tailor your sessions to suit you and your dog, and your lifestyle and needs. In addition we offer one to one training and behaviour sessions as a One Off Half or Full Day Session, a Weekend Package or as 3 Half Day Sessions spread across two weeks, which may be more suitable if you are unable to commit to a full week of intensive training with your dog. Fun With Dogs can help with any problem from housetraining, coming when called, loose lead walking, possessiveness over toys/food/objects/people, biting, chasing, aggression, fears, phobias, separation anxiety, boisterousness etc. Events - We run occasional fun events for all types of dogs, from Doggy Treasure Hunts and Challenge Run, Fun and Social Sessions to 1 day workshops on Loose Lead Walking, Recall Training, No Jumping etc.  

Canine Contentment

Canine Contentment

How would it be if you could have the same close relationship with your canine best friend as you do with your human best friend? Knowing how you think, anticipating your next move and just being a wonderful companion? 

Forest Dog Walking and pet services

Forest Dog Walking and pet services

I pride myself in providing quality care for your dog or pet whether it be for dog walking or one to one training, or pop in visits for cats and small furries. I only ever use force free training and I am doing my training with The Institute of Modern Dog Trainers and Absolute Dogs as a Pro Dog Trainer. I hold classes on a Sundat evening that is totally game based positive reward training. My company was established 9 years ago. My training website is www.paws4fun-trainingacademy.co.uk Here is a list of services that I offer Dog Walking - group walks only one 2 one training- ideal for any training issues Training Classes www.paws4fun-trainingacademy.co.uk Pop in visits- for cats and small flurries while you are away Pawtastic Birthday/Gotcha day parties - games, trick training class, party bags for all and a birthday cake for the special pup. Wedding Day services- A whole package can be arranged so your dog can be a part of your big day. Exercise package -to help build up your dogs fitness or if your cat or dog has been put on a weight loss plan then I can help with this by arranging an exercise plan  

To Be Sure Pet Services

To Be Sure Pet Services

The Walking & Training Experience for Your Dog !! A professional dog walking and animal care service from a qualified animal care provider. Also providing general dog training and behaviour modification programmes to suit your pet. I am fully insured, a qualified handler, trainer and behaviourist, CRB checked and Canine First Aid trained. I have worked with many species (eg. pigs, monkeys, horses) over the years but my main focus is on dogs. I provide walking and short term day care. There are many reasons for using a dog walker. Whatever reason has brought you to my page, be assured that my goal is to provide your dog with a cracking hour of exercise and stimulation. No charge for pick up and drop off and I ensure that your dog has a full hour walk. It is not a route march but a chance for your dog to perform natural behaviours, play ball, have a swim, meet other dogs or potter about. Please visit my website for a full picture. Group walks start at £10 per dog with discounts available for multiple walks and 2nd dogs. My van is custom-fitted with dogs cages, water bowls, dog ramp, soft vet bedding, air conditioning and a selection of toys for different breeds. I will walk entire dogs or bitches and will also bitches in season. I am a qualified animal care provider with a medical background and have an excellent understanding of animal behaviour and motivation. I can cater for all ages and temperaments, sizes and shapes. I will come to meet you and your dog and do a free assessment where we can all get to know each other. I will want to know your dog's likes and dislikes, his level of training and some of his background to get a full picture for what is the best walk for him. I provide dog training and behaviour modification training. I only use positive reinforcement methods and use play and games to train dogs without them realising that they are being trained. My goal is to make training as much fun as possible for both owners and dogs. First consultation/lesson for one dog households is £70 and takes as long as we need hours with further sessions at £40 per hour. Many clients find that after a 2 hour session they have a lot of the tools and information they need to take control and take positive steps forward in their training. I want to make dog training and behaviour training affordable and , hopefully, within everyones' reach. There are too many dogs sent to rescue centres simply because training is just too expensive. Also, I feel that when you are presented with a bill of in excess of £100, it puts pressure on the customer to get things right first time and this is not a good starting point when you are trying to get to grips with training your dog. Most of the time, it is about training you, the owner. Owners are even more diverse in their abilities than dogs. Simply offering you a piece of sausage to perform the right behaviour simply can't work !! I have studied animal behaviour at Southampton University and with renowned, international dog trainer, John Rogerson. I have an excellent grasp of behaviour motivation in our canine friends and can assist you to develop, improve and cement your relationship with your pet, old or young. What is your issue ? Lead pulling, jumping and nipping, over excitement on greeting people and dog, fear and anxiety, not good around food, afraid of loud noises and fireworks, doesn't know how to play and just won't fetch the ball ? Or do you simply want to know how to raise a well behaved dog that is pleasant for everyone to be around ? Do you just want to find out how to teach your dog a few basic commands and good manners ? No two dogs are the same and neither are the solutions. You can make some generalisations but I sit down with you and your dog over a cuppa and while you tell me all about your dog, your relationship with your dog and your dog's early history, I can put together a training plan to suit both of you. Sometimes it can be a simple issue of timing. Timing is a very important part of dog training and this may be a reason why your dog is not quite grasping a concept. I can take this training and tweak it to get the response you were initially going for so all is not lost. Apart for regular Dog Training packages, I also have packages designed for owners thinking of getting a puppy for the first time or getting a new puppy or picking a rescue/2nd hand dog. I can help you choose your pup or dog and temperament test them to give you "insider information" on what to expect in days to come. A puppy package will get you ready for future puppy classes amd help you and your young dog to sail through with my guidance. If you are looking for reviews, you will find further reviews on Google +, FB and my website www.tobesurepets.co.uk  

The Complete Dog

The Complete Dog

The business was originally started in Bristol, and I moved to Southampton in 2015. Hampshire's Hounds offers dog training, behavioural consultations, and a professional dog walking service. With over 14 years experience, Hampshire's Hounds will provide you with up to the minute advice and support, using only holistic, positive reinforcement, for you and your dog. Fully insured, references available upon request. Member of Pet Dog Trainers of Europe.  

Leader of the Pack Dog Services

Leader of the Pack Dog Services

Leader of the Pack Dog Services is verified Certificate of Excellence 2015

My name is Nikki & I am a Dog Behaviour Consultant with a recognised qualification in Canine Psychology. Having achieved the necessary veterinary endorsements, I am also a Professional Member of the International Association of Canine Professionals. (Other members include Dr.Ian Dunbar & Cesar Millan). I have obtained the "Advanced Certificate of Canine Communication" through training with world-renown Jan Fennell ("The Dog Listener") & have attended training in L.A. with Cesar Millan (The Dog Whisperer). I will visit to solve your dog's behaviour issues by helping you & your dog to understand each other better - all in the comfort of your own home. Here at Leader of The Pack we also provide exceptionally high quality home dog boarding, dog day-care & dog-walking (for the Portsmouth area). We are PCC licensed, fully insured & CRB checked. We also provide a dog grooming service available to both guest & non-guest dogs by appointment. 

Barking Up the Right Tree

Barking Up the Right Tree

I specialise in reward based training, with all my methods being force free but also fun and rewarding for both you and your dog. I tailor make training plans to suit your individual needs and I focus on strengthening the bond between you and your dogs. My training methods focus on choice training which offers a modern way of learning through freedom of choice and in return we receive faster and more reliable results. I use clicker training with the use of treats and fun toys, I only use the most scientifically up to date methods that are proven to work through reward based training. Qualifications I am currently studying my top up degree (HONS) in Applied Canine Behaviour Management. Obtained Animal science foundation degree in Animal Behaviour and Welfare (2016) . 

New Forest Dog Training

New Forest Dog Training

 

The dog behaviourist

The dog behaviourist

 

Fleur's Happy Hounds

Fleur's Happy Hounds

Fleur's Happy Hounds is verified Certificate of Excellence 2015

Offering you and your Dog a Unique Training Experience. Kind effective reward based training Build an understanding respectful bond between you and your Dog Training Classes, Private Training Lessons and Tellington TTouch. 

ARC Dog Rehab

ARC Dog Rehab

ARC Dog Rehab is verified Certificate of Excellence 2015

 

Hampshire Dog Club

Hampshire Dog Club

Dog Training. Puppy Training. Behaviour problem solving such as dog aggression, recall and obedience. Grooming room. Agility courses. 

Mullenscote Puppy and Companion Dog Training Centre

Mullenscote Puppy and Companion Dog Training Centre

 

Mrs

Mrs

 

Denise H Croucher Horse & Dog Whisperer

Denise H Croucher Horse & Dog Whisperer

 

Four Paws Body & Mind

Four Paws Body & Mind

 

Bournemouth Pet Care

Bournemouth Pet Care

 

1976

1976

 

Island Canines

Island Canines

 

Tails and Trails

Tails and Trails

 

Happy Houndz

Happy Houndz

 

Ringwood Dogs

Ringwood Dogs

 

Canine Hydrotherapy, Training and Scentwork.

Canine Hydrotherapy, Training and Scentwork.

 

You And Your Dog

You And Your Dog

You And Your Dog residential dog training was founded to help owners achieve real life results with their dogs. We specialise in behaviour modification and rehabilitation of aggressive dogs, but we also work with dogs that have severe anxiety and with fearful dogs, as well as welcoming "happy go lucky" dogs! The majority of our clients are owners who have been struggling for months, sometimes years, without getting any results. They have exhausted every other training method out there and they're still no closer to resolving the problems they have with their dog. ​What makes us different is that we will not only train your dog, but we will also spend a lot of time empowering you. We will help you gain the skills, the knowledge, the strategies and the confidence to live with your dog in a more balanced and harmonious way, long after the Board & Train is over. We only spend a few weeks with your dog, you are the one that will have the dog in your life for many more years to come. ​We see it as a partnership; You, your dog and us, we're all in it together! About us Hi guys, great to meet you! I was born in the great 70's in Gothenburg, Sweden. Dogs have been in my life since I was born and I can't imagine a life without them. My journey really started however when I took on a human and dog aggressive rottweiler in my early 20's, from a family who no longer could keep him due to them having a baby. I thought I was ready, I was quite cocky, but I was in for a ride and lesson of a life-time! ​What I learned from that though, was invaluable, and I still learn from every dog and every owner. Having since worked with mainly rescue dogs for the past 20 years, I have experienced most kind of dogs and their behaviour issues, so when people come to me and they feel embarrassed because they think their dog is the worst I've ever seen, or they cry because they are so very tired, stuck and frustrated, I get it... I've been there too, and it's OK, we'll move forward together! ​I've used and tried most training techniques out there, all from "old school" to "positive only", and what I've learnt is that there is no "one size fits all". I think all techniques, methods and tools have their time and place, and I think that a good trainer utilises them all to help the dogs they've been entrusted with, rather than asking the dogs to adapt to one method alone. I'm often asked what kind of trainer I am and I do not have an answer for that. I believe in Yes AND No. I believe in praise and reward for good behaviour, but also consequences for an unwanted or dangerous behaviour. I believe that medication to treat an unwanted behaviour should be used as a last resort. I believe that behaviour modification rather than managing a behaviour is a far better choice for both dog and owner. I also believe that death before discomfort is cruel! In this day and age, I guess you can call me "A Politically Incorrect" dog trainer :) ​I am a proud member of the International Association of Canine Professionals  

Country Dogs- Professional Dog Training & Behaviour Modification Services

Country Dogs- Professional Dog Training & Behaviour Modification Services

 

samantha.mathers@btinternet.com

samantha.mathers@btinternet.com

 

Go Dog School

Go Dog School

 

Pawesome Dogs

Pawesome Dogs

We offer solutions to your struggles with your pet or companion dogs from puppies to seniors. To the naughty but nice dogs who were turned down by other trainers or dismissed from classes. Who are the naughty but nice dogs? They have their challenges, some might say issues. They might bark, lunge, pull on lead, chew on inappropriate things, may be dog or people reactive. They may be shy and scared of noises, the pessimists, the worriers. They are all lovable dogs but sometimes they make bad choices. We help you to turn these dogs into superstars by teaching them the skills they need to cope with real life. 

Events & Training

Events & Training

 

Cams dog walking service

Cams dog walking service

 

Dog Days Chichester

Dog Days Chichester

 

Southern Pet Services Ltd

Southern Pet Services Ltd

Helping you to enjoy your dogs is what our job is all about. We work with both owners and dogs to resolve and understand any behavioural issues they may have, to help them feel more confident and secure and to give owners the confidence they need to train their dogs. Training dogs isn’t all about obedience, its about having a strong relationship with your dog whereby they want to work with you. We are all about having fun, and want owners to enjoy the experience as much as the dogs too. We work with a wide range of dogs and issues owners are having. We also train a lot of dogs for fun, to give them enriched lives, and in turn their owners. One of our most popular services we offer is Recreational Training, whereby your dog/puppy comes and spends wither 1/2 or a full day with us we work through a training/socialising or confidence building plan with them and let you know what we have worked on. We have a lot of regulars that use this service with us. Behaviour Consultations are required when we need to change the behaviour of the dog and when we need to work in conjunction with a vet to look at various options of diet changes, herbal medicines, or in some cases pharmacology, to help improve the dogs life. We put some management practices in place along with a training plan, we will also look to have regular catch ups to discuss their progress, as well as on-going support. 1-2-1 Consultations - For Training, Reactive Dogs and dogs that are aroused by the environment we offer 1-2-1 consultations here in our field, we discuss with you what could be going on and look to help you understand your dog in terms of body language, threshold, environments etc. We then work through with you what you are able to do to help your dog and reduce the behaviour or help to build their confidence. We also offer 1/2 hour social sessions with selected dogs to help your dogs to learn how to play confidently and politely with other dogs. We run a number of classes through-out the week, with 3 classes on a Saturday, regular Sunday classes, Monday and Wednesday night classes. Full Members of the IMDT (Institute of Modern Dog Trainers) – Open College Network Level III qualification 'Principles of Dog Training and Behaviour’ Accredited Behaviourist under the IMDTB (Institute of Modern Dog Trainers and Behaviourists). Open College Network Level IV Accreditation under the IMDTB, 'Canine Behaviour Modification and Consultancy' Full members of the Pet Professional Guild 

Tracey hannan-bobe

Tracey hannan-bobe

 

Barking Barnets

Barking Barnets

 

Talk to the Hound

Talk to the Hound

 

Chris Cowell Dog Whisperer

Chris Cowell Dog Whisperer

 

K9Kind

K9Kind

 

Peat residence

Peat residence

 

Scally Wags Dogs

Scally Wags Dogs

 

Amy's Gentle Dog Training

Amy's Gentle Dog Training

I hold various classes, Puppy, Junior, Maintenance, Puppy socialisation and One to ones which can be for basic obedience or for behaviour issues. All my training is done in a kind and gentle approach. Where I encourage correct behaviour, in a fun positive way.  

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How many dogs need training?

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What are the problematic dog behaviours?

Aggression towards dogs

What type of dog training do you need?

Behavioural Modification

What are the dog(s) age(s) (select all that apply)

1-2 years

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Any

Which type(s) of training would you consider?

Private lessons, Group classes

What is the breed of the dog(s)?

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Recently started to become aggressive towards other dogs. Starts to growl within 30 sec of meeting another dog . Seems Ok with dogs he has ...

 


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