Dog & Puppy TrainingHi, I'm Doggy Dan. As one of Auckland's leading dog trainers I’ll show you the simplest, gentlest and most natural way of changing your dog’s behaviour. I don't use any force, fear or aggression when training your dog or puppy which is why this method is fully endorsed by the SPCA of New Zealand.
How I work : One on one in home consultation Here I visit you in your home and work with you for up to 3 hours and then includes ongoing support. Especially suitable for puppy training and stopping unwanted dog behavioral issues. For people who want a fully tailored solution and to maximise the vast experience I have gained from working with well over 2000 clients and their dogs this is the great option.
Cost is $440 and includes discounted access to my video website and several weeks ongoing support by telephone and email to answer any further questions that you may have. I am available at weekends and can bring my 3 dogs along if it is appropriate. We can also visit a park or visit a venue if that is where the issues take place. For more information click here Home Consultation
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New Puppy Class : NEW CLASS STARTING 13th April - enroll now.
I also offer group puppy classes. Puppy training classes and dog obedience classes are held at Urban dogs Doggy Day care. 4x 50 minute classes. Excellent for socializing your puppy and learning the basics in a relaxed group enviroment. Cost is $150 and includes discounted access to the video website and 50% off the Doggy Day care loyalty card (a saving of $170) Also includes discounted access to my video website. For more information on puppy training and classes click here Puppy Classes
Helping the SPCA Save Lives
"We are been blessed to have discovered Doggy Dan and his kind and gentle methods to assist us in Saving Lives of our SPCA dogs.
Many of the dogs that come to us have behavioural problems that we need to deal with before we can safely place them in a ‘forever home’. Both SPCA staff and potential new families benefit from Dan’s simple method – a fantastic basis for living with and training your dog.
– because dog aggression or just ‘naughtiness’ can mean the difference between life and death for a stray or an unwanted dog. Passing on this method to the dog’s new home can also mean the difference between a happy homing or the dog being returned to us.
I fully recommend Doggy Dan and this method"
- Robyn Kippenberger
Former National Chief Executive for the Royal New Zealand SPCA
Find out more about my dog training method in this video
Want to eliminate any unwanted behaviour without force, fear or aggression?
As we work together your dog will respond in a way you have never seen before. You will see your dog change their behaviour of their own free will.
As a dog trainer I will show you how to calmly establish yourself as the leader by giving your dog the signals it understands. Then once you are a worthy leader in the eyes of your dog we will be in a position to start changing its behaviour.
Put an end to that barking, biting, jumping, stress and pulling
When it comes to dog training the best form of control is your dog's own self-control. With more respect from your dog you will notice a change in its attitude from a power struggle to one of co-operation.
Whether you are trying to eliminate unwanted behaviour or training a new command you will now be on the same team and working together to achieve the same goal.
What can I help you with?
If you would like help then I would be more than happy to run a home consultation. During this I cover off everything there is to do with dog and puppy training for example...
Dog Training: I can help you with every type of dog problem and show you how to prevent any unwanted behaviour to ensure a happier and more relaxed dog. Regardless of the breed, age or problems I guarantee you'll end up with a completely different dog by following the simple steps I show you.
Puppy Training: Wether you chose the 1 on 1 in home puppy training or attend my Group Puppy Classes I can show you the kind and gentle way to train them and get off to the right start. By understanding how to establish yourself as the pack leader you will be ensuring that future problems don't occur.
I offer a permanent dog training solution... not a band aid
This is a method that eliminates unwanted behaviour through treating the cause of the problem, not just the symptom. During a home consultation I will show you the mind game that every dog is playing, the rules of the game and show you how to win. Once we have done this and won your dog’s mind then we are able to train your dog’s body and change its behaviour.
When you understand what signals you have been sending your dog you will realise why it has been behaving the way it has! Watching your dogs respond when we communicate to them using their own non verbal language is a wonderful experience.
How does the training work?
During a home consultation I come to your house and work with you and your dog in your natural environment.
Visiting you in your home is extremely important as it allows me to observe your dog behaving in their usual manner with its usual stimulus and distractions.
Getting to the root cause
We will go through why your dog is behaving like he is. This is a key point because many dog trainers focus on the presenting problems or symptoms rather than the root cause of what’s really going on in your dog’s mind.
By understanding why your dog is behaving in a particular way it will be much easier to solve behavioural problems for good. One of the many advantages of being at your home is that we can tailor everything to meet your specific needs.
2 weeks Free post consultation support
After the consultation you will then receive All Black Tony Woodcock
discounted access to my international dog training video membership site where you can ask any questions, recap the key points that we covered and gain access to masses of extra training videos.
If you need additional support that is not provided by the website then I am always at the end of the phone to talk you through your situation for the following 2 weeks.
Where it is appropriate in consultations I shall bring along my two dogs Peanut and Inca to maximize the learning for everyone. You can find out more about a home consultation here or simply contact me to have a chat about you and your dog’s needs.
With my video website I’m always here to help you
As mentioned every very home consultation is backed up with 2 weeks free post consultation support via the phone or email and access to my video web site at a very discounted rate. ?
Who is Doggy Dan?
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