The Positive Pets beginner course is a six week
course for anyone who wants a well behaved dog. The classes focus on
teaching skills that you and your dog will need in real life.
Up-to-date methods will be explained, demonstrated and tried out in the sessions and each
week you will be given something to practise at home to help get the best out of your dog.You will also receive hand-outs which form a written guide to training
your dog. Sessions can be flexible to
discuss and resolve any problems you have had with your dog and free email advice will be available for anyone
on the beginners course who is experiencing problems outside of group sessions.
when called, sit, lie down and stay. Help
and practise to achieve the basic control that will
help keep your dog safe throughout its life. With a focus on real life
situations, at Positive Pets you can learn how to achieve a reliable
response to the commands, even when your dog is distracted by something that he/she enjoys.
on a loose lead. With loose lead walking you can get the most out of walks with your dog and can enjoy taking your pet out and about.
down when you are busy. Whether
you are working around the house, preparing or eating dinner, on the phone, or just trying to
watch tv with a cup of tea, at beginners classes you can learn to teach your dog to lie down quietly
without pestering you or causing a disturbance.
to behave around dogs, people, bikes, livestock, etc. It is not always safe or desirable
for your dog to approach everyone and anything that you come across,
beginners classes will teach the skills to prevent your dog from getting
into trouble when out and about.
objects alone and drop things on command. Dogs will learn to leave anything from food to
your sock, from pencils to garden stones. Not only when you are
around but also when you are out of sight.
grooming, nail clipping, teeth cleaning etc. Learn
an easy to use method of changing your dog's perceptions of necessary
procedures, meaning you will not need to fight against, muzzle or upset
your dog to perform these procedures.
You will also be given coaching on jumping up, begging,
attention seeking, barking, toilet training, leaving your dog alone,
getting on/off the furniture and any other problems you may have
For more information and beginners class FAQs please visit my website.