South London Dog Training And Behaviour

South London Dog Training And Behaviour
Edward R. Forte November 24, 2021

Training & Behavior

South London Dog Training And Behaviour

We are now back to in-person training for both one to ones and classes with the majority of our venues now open again. .

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Recall Course 1 hour @ £100.00 Three week course held at our outdoor venue in Crystal Palace, SE19 3NX.In this workshop we will teach you a variety of exercises to help your dog control their impulses.This is an outdoor workshop.This 3 week course takes the skills you have already learned and presents a new challenge in some new environments, as well as introducing a whole new scent for your dog to work with!Stay and Settle 1 hour @ £35.00 In this one hour workshop we will teach you how to achieve a solid "stay" with distractions.Multi-Dog Workshop 1 hour @ £45.00 Do you have more than one dog?Dogs must be comfortable with other dogs and people, this is not a workshop suitable for very nervous dogs or those who show aggression towards other dogs or people.Great for puppies and adult dogs to learn to work with other dogs and people around.Great for new rescues and for dogs who have had little to no prior training, or for those who just wish to come to structured, weekly training in a supportive environment.Intermediate Course (Crystal Palace) 1 hour @ £180.00 This is a six week course for dogs who have had some form of training with us already, either through one to one sessions, Calm and Controlled or Puppy School.Exercises focus on self-control and general obedience, including leaving items, recall, not jumping up, staying calm around people and other dogs, consent based husbandry and more. .

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We are not offering in-person training inside people's homes as we can do this as on online session which is cheaper for the client, no stress for the dog and no Covid risk to anyone. .

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