Dog Training

Do you feel your dog exhibits embarrassing, frustrating or dangerous behaviours? Does your dog only listen to you when it is convenient to them? Does your dog engage in jumping up, pulling on the leash, running off, ignoring commands, destructive behaviour or other issues?

I can help to create a better relationship with your dog by providing a training programme that focuses on training that includes both the owner and dog, resulting in owners able to live a happier and less stressful life with their dogs.

Just The Walk programme

Are you frustrated walking your dog? Does your dog pull? Would you like to improve your dog’s on-leash walking skill and enjoy walking your dog again?

  • Teaching your dog on-leash walking skills
  • 3 One-to-one sessions
  • For dogs over 5 months
  • Fee of €200 due in full at first session
  • Extra one-to-one sessions available if needed
  • Dogs with leash reactivity issues may require additional training sessions

Just The Basics programme

  • 6 One-to-one sessions
  • For dogs over 5 months
  • I will assess the requirements for the dog from the customer and tailor training accordingly
  • Fee of €300 due in full at first session
  • Extra one-to-one sessions available if needed

The aim of this programme is to strengthen the bond between owner and dog and having a dog that will be a joy to spend time with, taking less time, energy and resources. Owning a well behaved and happy dog which can become a part of the family and events more, instead of being uncontrollable, misbehaving and having to be left at home or shut away from the party by themselves.

This is an on-leash training programme. It will cover basic house manners, loose leash walking, recall, sit, lie down, stay, go to place (crate or bed). Advice and tips on stopping all problem of behaviours, such as pulling, jumping up, barking, chewing, counter surfing.

Absolute Off-Leash Training for dogs

  • This is our elite training programme
  • 10 One-to-one sessions
  • For dogs over 5 months
  • This program can give you effective on and off leash skills that work in any environment
  • Dogs will learn recall with distractions of other dogs and people
  • Dogs will learn to walk a loose lead, heel without a lead around distractions,
  • go place, stand, sit and stay and down stay
  • Dave will use his own dogs during distraction phase of training
  • Fee of €450 due in full at first session
  • Extra one-to-one sessions available if needed

The aim of this programme is to own a happy and confident dog that is easily controlled in any environment, where it will be a pleasure to walk your dog on or off-leash with instant obedience every time. Group training is available at the distraction phase of this programme.

Solutions & Advice Session

  • a one-to-one session,
  • to assess the dog’s training needs and
  • to find out the dog owner’s goals
  • Only for dogs over 5 months
  • Fee of €50 payable in full at session

This is an evaluation session to assess trainability.

By the end of this session we will have a good idea how long the training will take and we will put together a training plan for your dog.