Our Services

We offer a complete range of services to suit whatever stage you’re at in your relationship with your dog.

Getting A Dog

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1-2-1 Training

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Training Classes

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Agility Sessions

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Behaviour

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Getting A Dog

We can advise you on the characteristics and temperaments of different breed types, where to look and who to buy from, your dog’s initial requirements and all the other things you need to take into consideration.

A handout containing general information about this is available free of charge. If you would like to have a conversation with us about your specific requirements, you can book a time to talk to us on the phone, which costs £10.

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1-2-1 Training

We can do a 1-2-1 session with you to help you get off to the best start with your new puppy, or to help you with a particular training issue with your dog.

An hour's 1-2-1 training session in your own home costs £60, which includes comprehensive individual follow-up notes so that you don't have to try to remember everything that we say at the time.

 
 

Puppy Training Classes

We run puppy training classes covering all the self-control behaviours that you’ll need, as well giving you an introduction to clicker training. Our main aim is to teach you how to get your dog to focus on you.

All our classes use rewards based positive reinforcement techniques that are tried and tested and are designed for you to be able to carry out easily yourself.

Classes run in blocks of six weeks on Tuesday evenings and are available throughout the year in central York, costing £90. 

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Agility Sessions

We run agility in Copmanthorpe on Saturday mornings all year round.  All the sessions are held outdoors so are always ‘weather permitting’.

We do agility for fun rather than for competition, and all dogs need to be at least one year old to take part and must have a good level of obedience and be good around other dogs.

If we haven't worked with your dog before, either at a 1-2-1 session or in a group class, you'll first need to do a 1-2-1 session with us so that we can assess your dog.

If your dog is suitable, the first agility session is £11 and subsequent sessions are £7 if you book and pay for four sessions in advance.

 

 
 

Behaviour

We can carry out a complete evaluation of your dog at a behavioural consultation, and provide you with strategies to modify your dog's unwanted behaviours.

With all behavioural work we always ask for a referral from your vet before we start, just to rule out any possible medical reasons for your dog’s behaviour, which is not only good practice but is also a requirement of our professional association, the CAPBT. Referral forms are available on request.

The fee for 1-2-1 behavioural consultation is £180. This includes the initial consultation, a written report and recommendations, and one follow-up visit. Any subsequent visits required are then chargeable at £60 per hour.

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