If you live in the North Island, and need help with training your dog, below we’ve featured 10 of the best dog trainers in Waikato.
Located in Hot Water Beach, Mark Vette’s Animal Behaviour Clinic fixes behavioral issues and provides dog training. The owner, Mark Vette, has over 40 years of experience in training and animal behavior. Thus, Mark and his staff can offer unparalleled knowledge in the field to ensure all dogs have proper obedience and behavior. Mark Vette is known nationwide as one of the top dog trainers in New Zealand.
Mark Vette’s Animal Behaviour Clinic is perfect for dogs who need many behavioral adjustments. The staff will provide a consultation and make a comprehensive training program from there. The company also offers basic obedience training, assistance with barking, house training, clicker training, phobias, and much more.
Get in touch with Mark Vette’s Animal Behaviour Clinic here with any questions.
Selina McIntyre owns and operates Dog’s Best Friend around Waikato. Selina has been training dogs and offering behavioral consultations since 2004. She has a degree in applied animal technology as well. Dog’s Best Friend is a company providing positive training and solutions to any behavioral issues.
Dog’s Best Friend provides behavioral consultations to help manage a variety of issues. Selina can help overcome separation anxiety, aggression, barking, jumping, fear, chewing, digging, and much more. All consultations are done in-home for optimal behavioral modification.
Contact Dog’s Best Friend here.
Dr. Clare Browne owns and operates Browne Dog Animal Behaviour Consulting in Hamilton. Dr. Browne has a Ph.D. in dog behavior and training, so clients can rest assured they get the most qualified training in Browne Dog Animal Behaviour Consulting. The company offers the most advanced, personalized training method that’s sure to provide lasting impacts.
Browne Dog Animal Behaviour Consulting provides behavior consultations, inter-species training, day training, and various seminars and workshops. The company trains dogs in basic obedience, behaving correctly with other animals, and more. Dr. Browne can recommend the perfect training plan for any behavior issue.
Contact Browne Dog Animal Behaviour Consulting here.
4. Dogs 4 Life
Based in New Plymouth, Nick Wilson provides dog training and behavioral consultations around New Zealand. Nick holds many qualifications and a degree in Applied Behavior Analysis. Nick is also an ex-Police Dog Handler. Through Dogs 4 Life, Nick provides expert knowledge to dog owners around Waikato.
Dogs 4 Life provides puppy training, premium dog training, and behavior modification services. The company can help with issues like basic obedience, over excitement, barking, separation anxiety, aggression, jumping, lead walking, and much more.
Contact Dogs 4 Life here with any questions.
Owned and operated by Diana Bird, Wings Dog Training is a professional trainer that attempts to help dogs and owners understand each other. The company is based in Matamata. Diana has years of experience allowing her to effectively teach dogs and humans. She focuses on correcting behavioral issues through careful training and socialization.
Wings Dog Training offers a puppy training course that comes in packages. Clients can choose a 4-week, 8-week, or 12-week course. Dogs and owners receive training information, behavioral information, complete training support, and much more. Diana helps dogs learn socialization skills, basic obedience, and basic life skills.
Contact Wings Dog Training here.
Located in Hamilton, the Waikato Canine Obedience Club began offering services in 1974. Now, 9 people run the group and help provide training to dogs and owners around the area. The company teaches various manners and classes to all ages and breeds of dogs.
Waikato Canine Obedience Club provides obedience classes that run for 9 weeks. Alternatively, clients can join beginner puppy classes, intermediate classes, or advanced competition level classes. All classes teach good behaviors and various skills as dogs progress through the levels.
Get in touch with Waikato Canine Obedience Club here.
Darran Rowe, an experienced dog trainer and dog behaviorist, owns and runs Mindfulness4dogs. Darran has worked as a trainer for more than 15 years allowing him to develop perfect training methods. Now, Mindfulneess4dogs uses positive and encouraging training methods that are void of any force and fear.
Mindfulness4dogs provides training and behavior consultations in Hamilton and Cambridge. The company also offers online training for all New Zealand dog owners. Mindfulness4dogs provide an initial 60-90-minute consultation, and from there a plan and approach will be recommended—it could be intensive training, day training, or even board and training.
Contact Mindfulness4dogs here.
Founded in Hamilton, in 1995, Phoenix Dog Training Club offers services that teach dog owners to train their dogs. The group was originally founded by local volunteers who wanted to spread their knowledge and experience in handling dogs. Now, the company offers various classes to help dog owners in their community.
The Phoenix Dog Training Club provides classes to all breeds and ages of dogs. The group teaches puppy, beginner, intermediate, and advanced classes. Beyond the four main classes, clients can participate in advanced senior classes, obedience and fun classes, companion classes, and good citizen classes.
Contact Phoenix Dog Training Club here with any questions.
Based in Hamilton, Kool K9 Training Ltd is a professional dog trainer offering various classes and training procedures. Joanne Small owns and runs the company. Joanne has over 20 years of experience in training dogs in agility and obedience—some of which were for competitions.
Kool K9 Training provides two levels of classes for beginners and intermediate dogs. The classes teach dogs to sit, stay, come, and more. The company also offers one-on-one classes and workshops. One-on-one classes will address behavioral issues or teach skills like walking on a lead, clicker training, toilet training, and more.
Reach out to Kool K9 Training Ltd here with any questions.
Cambridge Dog Obedience Club is a small, Cambridge-local club that provides various services to dog owners in the community. The Club has many active members and encourages further dog owners to join as well. Some dogs in the club even participate in agility and obedience competitions.
Cambridge Dog Obedience Club provides agility classes and basic domestic training classes. The classes teach basic manners like sit, stay, wait, socialization, greeting, loose lead walking, and much more.
Contact Cambridge Dog Obedience Club here.
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