In this article, we’ve featured 8 of the best of dog trainers in Perth, WA. Continue reading to learn about who they are.
1. Dog Sense Training and Behaviour
The team at Dog Sense understands how important it is to learn to communicate with your dog. Trainer Jacqui is a nationally certified trainer through The National Dog Trainers Federation of Australia. She first opened Dog Sense Training and Behaviour after struggling and learning to train her own dog, Zoly.
Training is available in the form of private lessons or day training programs. Once your dog has some basic skills, they can move on to group classes and develop their obedience skills in distracting environments. Contact Dog Sense Training and Behaviour to get started.
2. Agile Dogs
Agile Dogs offers a range of different training techniques to suit the needs of different pups. Owner and trainer Dave Metcalf holds a Certificate III in Dog Behaviour and Training from the National Dog Trainers Federation and has over a decade of training experience.
Group Obedience Classes conducted from Puppies to Advanced (Puppies, Basic, Control, Advanced) across 2 Locations. Behaviour Consultations are also a major part of services offered. Specializing in Pre-puppy Consultations, Puppy Consultations to Adult Dog Behaviour Consultations – covering ALL behavioral issues – in home servicing Perth metro and surrounding suburbs. Agility Courses are also available for dog events (Councils, Schools, etc)
Contact Agile Dogs to learn more about their services.
3. Waggle Tails
Waggle Tails is one of the most highly regarded dog training businesses in Perth. Founder Kelly Brown is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer (knowledge assessed) with international experience. She holds a Certificate III in Dog Behaviour and Training and is also certified in Pet First Aid.
Contact Waggle Tails for more details.
4. Doggonit Obedience
Doggonit Obedience offers mobile dog training across Perth – they come to you! They will develop a training program tailored to your pup, based on your needs and what you hope to gain from the training sessions. Owner/manager Richard has almost two decades of training experience and works with dogs of all breeds and ages.
Contact Doggonit Obedience to learn more.
5. Responsive Dog Training
If your dog has a specific behavioural or obedience problem, Responsive Dog Training is the right place to turn. Trainer James Fruze has over a decade of training experience and specializes in all aspects of behavioral issues and rehabilitation.
Contact Responsive Dog Training to learn more.
6. Kathy’s Dog Training and Behaviour Consulting
Kathy sees excellent results from every dog she trains. Kathy McLeod is a highly regarded Dog Behaviour Consultant with over 25 years of experience in the industry. She specializes in dealing with specific behaviors such as dogs who are anti-social or aggressive.
Kathy offers individual consulting services for pups with specific needs, and also provides workshops and seminars where you can learn a lot regarding how to train your dog successfully. Her online Reactive Rover course is perfect for pups with behavioural problems. Contact Kathy’s Dog Training and Behaviour Consulting to learn more.
7. Allbreeds K9 Bootcamp & Pet Retreat
Allbreeds K9 Bootcamp offers bootcamp courses where your dog will learn high-level obedience skills and great manners. Owner and operator Tim Scrine has been running Allbreeds for over 20 years, and he started working with animals ten years before that.
All bootcamp courses are ten days long and include 2 x daily activity sessions, exercise, group play, and more. Contact Allbreeds K9 Bootcamp & Pet Retreat to learn more about the services they can offer your pup.
8. Bark Busters Home Dog Training
Bark Busters is an international dog training conglomerate, but they employ local trainers to provide your pup with a personal touch. Their trainer in Perth is Glen Guelfi, who has been a fulltime trainer and behaviourist for over a decade. He followed in the footsteps of his father, who was also a Bark Busters dog trainer!
Glen offers group training courses in the form of 4 x 60-90-minute classes over 4 weeks. For puppies, 4 x 60-minute classes over 4 weeks are offered. In-home training for puppies and dogs is also provided, and Glen hosts two park sessions each week. Contact Bark Busters Home Dog Training to learn more.
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