Mon - Fri 7.45am - 6.30pm, Sat classes only

051-392-239

Unit 5B Six Cross Roads Business Park, Waterford

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Dog Training

We ensure our training is FUN for both dog and human!
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Reward based positive reinforcement training

We are a reward based, positive reinforcement training facility and use motivational methods only. We never use any harsh training methods, interactive or positive punishment training aids such as choke chains, shock collars and water pistols and advise against the use of these methods.

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Puppy School

For puppies less than 18 weeks old. This course essential to giving your puppy the best start and laying the foundation for a loving, lasting relationship.

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Canine College

For dogs of all ages that need a little help with their manners. We start with the basics, no prior knowledge or experience in dog training needed.

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We never use any harsh training methods, interactive or positive punishment training aids such as choke chains, shock collars and water pistols and advise against the use of these methods.

Always be informed of the type of training methods used by a trainer and ask to view a class if unsure.

Unfortunately these dated methods are still being practiced by many ‘trainers’ that have not updated their skills following scientific studies that prove reward based training is the way to go.

Always investigate trainer's qualifications and the certification body before commencing any dog training.

About our trainers

It is not possible to become a skilled dog trainer/handler by studying a short, theory based or online course. Dog training is a skill that is learned through observation, practical handling and a good knowledge of different breed types and learning theory.

All of our classes are run by highly qualified trainers who are continually updating their skills by attending seminars held by world renowned industry leaders in their field and attending industry standard colleges such as COAPE (Centre of Applied Pet Ethology) in the UK to gain their qualifications.

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About our classes

Classes are held at our heated, indoor, custom designed training centre and with ample parking to the front. Group classes are typically held on Wednesdays at 7pm and on Saturdays at 11am. To enrol your dog in a class please contact us. One-to-one sessions are typically held in the evenings at 7pm.

We have a number of different dog training options available to best suit you and your dogs individual needs. If you are not sure which option to choose, please contact us for advice.

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