Our one-to-one sessions are perfect for resolving reactivity, aggression, nervousness, fear or anxiety-based issues, over-arousal and sensory processing issues, working with phobias or trauma and resolving separation issues or resource guarding.
You can also utilise these sessions for teaching loose lead walking, recall, improving focus/engagement and resolving jumping up, begging, excessive barking. Also suitable for learning how to handle your exuberant, 'in-your-face' adolescent dog!
If you don't have any behavioural problems you feel you need to resolve, but rather you just want to improve your relationship with your animal or want help training something new then I can help with that too.
These sessions are ideal for developing a deeper understanding about your animals' behaviour, key needs, communication signals and ethical training practices.
The dog's welfare and the safety of everyone involved will be my primary focus.
All action plans I provide for resolving any behavioural 'problems' will have a biopsychosocial approach.
I avoid the use of corrections and punishment and take into account the animal's individual needs and preferences as well as their genetics, learning experiences and environment. I will work closely with your vet and any other professionals where appropriate to ensure you and your dog get the support you need.
Initial chat via email or phone call to learn what you need and hope to gain from my services.
I will take a detailed case history.
I will read any vet referral documents prior to my visit.
We will arrange an initial visit/meet to complete a detailed behaviour assessment and to go through practical management and training (The length of our first session depends on your needs but will usually last 1 hour).
After my visit, I can write up a bespoke action plan based on your and your dog's needs which will be emailed to you (Extra Fees apply for these written reports)*.
We can build on your action plan through follow-up sessions.
£30 per session
*For a written report, including bespoke step-by-step action plans, and recommended resources add on £20
(additional travel costs may apply if more than 10 miles from Brinsley, Nottinghamshire, NG16*)
Sessions can provide support and advice during each life stage:
Confidence building, socialisation, toilet training, basic training, understanding your new dog, and effective home management strategies! teething troubles, skillful play! Enrichment and much more.
Managing over-excitement, territorialism, building loose lead walking skills, recall, coping with distractions, developing social skills, preventing reactivity, aggressive behaviours, finding the 'off' switch, confidence building, nervousness, cooperative care, enrichment, socialisation, and more!
Helping your dog cope with life changes, basic training, confidence building, help with fear-based issues, resolving reactivity or aggression, resource guarding, or multi-dog household issues. Cooperative care, meeting your dog's needs plus much more!
Helping your dog adjust to life changes, meeting your dog's needs, helping with fear-based issues, support with behaviour relating to pain, enrichment for the older dog, cooperative care, management strategies, assessing quality of life, training for fun + More!