Does your dog need better manners?
- Want to take your dog to the beach or dog park but your dog refuses to come back?
- Want to go on daily walks but don’t because your dog’s behaviour is embarrassing?
- Are you pregnant and want to know the best way of introducing your dog to your new baby?
- Is your dog the final addition to your family and you want your kids and dog to be best friends?
Canine Interaction can help you to address these issues and much more!
We are a family friendly, force-free dog training group. Our methods can be used safely by the whole family and with all types of dogs.
We run training courses at multiple experience levels and on a variety of skills.
Please look around our site and if you have any other questions contact us, we are happy to help!
Force-Free and Positive Reinforcement Training
Our philosophy is to do no harm. Force-free training is a way of training that only uses Positive Reinforcement methods. There are no harsh verbal or physical corrections. The dog learns to do what they are asked because it is rewarding and understands what we want.
At Canine Interaction we will show you how to use scientifically proven learning theory methods, how to clearly communicate with your dog and the benefits of doing so. There should be clear rules and guidelines but these can be kept in place calmly and gently.
As part of our training philosophy we do not use choker collars, slip chains, prong collars, or any device that causes pain or stress. If you have a very strong dog we may recommend humane equipment like head collars and harnesses but find that most dogs learn best on a normal collar, when taught with patience.
Check out our Links page for more content on Positive Reinforcement training.
If you have any questions about force-free positive training please contact us.
Definitely recommend! No pressure to teach anything you didn't agree with and just helpful for the millions of questions you have regarding a new puppy! Perfect if you are after some support with problem areas or to start the journey with a new family member
Megan is fantastic. We had a home visit when I was about 6 months pregnant and this allowed Megan to give us some tailormade advice on how to help us prepare our fur baby for the changes ahead. It made such a difference, particularly since our dog is quite anxious and Megan had some great tips that we never would have thought of Our dog loves the baby and we are able to manage dog and baby interactions with confidence..
Highly recommend! Our German shepherd puppy has now been through the puppy and basic training and all the trainers have been great, you can tell they are dedicated and the advice has been very helpful.
Such great trainers that are clearly very well informed on all matters concerning dogs and their behavior. They love all their dogs too
Grooming With Shelley
A fabulous school! Trainers are very knowledgeable and attentive - and everyone is so nice! Our cocker spaniel pup is getting better & better.