MY SERVICES

Private sessions online using Facetime, Skype, Gmail, Facebook or Zoom video calls, using my dog for demonstration of training techniques

Group puppy classes in Inverleith Park

  • 4 puppies per class

  • Weather dependant (classes will be postponed until the next week if it is unsuitable to train

​Class groups - Sat morn & afternoon

Not currently available due to Covid-19 restrictions

*Exact time may be subject to travel

Private sessions in your garden or local park. Details of safety precautions on request.

If you and a friend are interested in training similar topics, such as recall, loose lead walking, you can organise a joint session.

2 dogs & owners - £25 each

3 dogs & owners - £19 each

4 dogs & owners - £15 each

Not currently available due to Covid-19 restrictions

Not currently available due to Covid-19 restrictions

  • Live classes via Zoom from the comfort of your own home

  • Only 3 pups per class, so more personal attention

  • Fewer distractions so pups can advance quicker

  • No travel or parking fees

  • No weather postponement

  • Contact me to book or ask about course content in each Level

For more details check out my video

All sessions include: 

  • an initial consultation to discuss what you would like help with

  • some training techniques & management explanation

  • a detailed report with a training plan.

COVID-19:

 

I am currently offering only online sessions.

 

For online sesssions, we can use video calls to conduct a training session as usual. I will use my dog to demonstrate training techniques, observe you working with your dog and give training advice. 

Operational Hours:

Mon - Thur: 5 pm - 8 pm

Fri: 1 pm - 8 pm

Sat: 9 am - 4 pm

Whether you are getting a new puppy or would like some help/suggestions with your adult dogs, I can help.

Examples of training sessions: 

  • Preparing for puppy: I offer home visits to help prepare you and your home to receive your newest family member.

  • Early training sessions: Give your pup the best start in life and protect against potential future problems, such as resource guarding, fear at vet, harness/collar avoidance.

  • Change unwanted behaviours: such as barking at doorbell, pulling on lead, poor recall, barking at strangers or people passing, jumping up, chewing furniture, overly-excited greetings, crying when alone, and many more.

  • Fun tricks or nose work: train your dog to find your keys.

  • Brain games: fun games to improve general well being,  reduce amount of physical activity required and improve your dogs problem solving skills.

  • The power of play!

  • Improving calm behaviours in exciting places: help your dog stay relaxed and controlled in a café or pub.

All with force-free, positive training techniques that are easy to implement and fit around your life!

COVID-19: Ideas to entertain our dogs

  • Scatter feeding: use your dogs meals to entertain them. Check out my video

  • Training: perfect the basics and teach new tricks.

  • Scent detection: hide items for your dog to sniff out.

  • Shaping games: hotter colder game without the 'colder'.

  • 'Copy me': teach your dog to remember your movements and adapt them to his body and copy what you are doing.

  • Balance & propioception: use targeting and balance pads to develop strength and body awareness.

  • Playing with toys: teach different forms of play, such as: tuggy, chasing, stealing, retreieving and use them ro reinforce behaiour that you like.

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CONTACT ME

Call, message, email or use online form:

Available in the following areas:

Livingston (Week days only)

Edinburgh North: Approx. 2 mile radius from Inverleith Park.

Beyond this distance there may be small additional pre-agreed travel charge.

© 2020 Lorna Kennedy.

Lorna Kennedy 07703583288