Does your dog need better manners?

  • Want to take your dog to the beach or dog park but your dog refuses to come back?
  • Your dog's behaviour is so embarrassing that you've stopped enjoying walking your dog?
  • Planning on getting a service/assistance dog and want to start off on the right path?
  • Has your new puppy got you chasing your tail?
  • 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?

Let us help you with all this and more. Click the button to book into our classes or contact us to discuss your needs.

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Canine Interaction can help you to address these issues and much more!

We are a family friendly, force-free dog training group. These methods can be used safely by the whole family and with all types of dogs.

Our training courses offer multiple experience levels and teach you a variety of skills.

Please look around our site and if you have any other questions contact us, we are happy to help!

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Canine Interaction is an inclusive work and training place for our staff and families. We welcome neurodiversity and will support those that learn in different ways to train their dogs.

Our Philosophy

Force-Free and Positive Reinforcement Training Our philosophy is to do no harm.

There is no need for 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 a front attach harness.

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.


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Have you booked your ticket to attend Doggy Day at the Beach?Here is the program for the day!Book now to be able to attend ⬇ 🐾Main area will have the stall holders and be on the grassed area of Henley Square. 🐾Training sessions will be for you and your pup on the foreshore.Make sure you don't book conflicting tickets if you plan to visit both areas 🙂 ...
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Not one more vet! Be kind to your vet and the clinic staff. “If you are linked to a person on social media who works in veterinary medicine you may have noticed them changing their profile picture to include "NOMV" with the Rod of Asclepius. Some of you may know, but if you don't, NOMV stands for Not One More Vet. Because we have one of the highest suicide rates of any profession. When you see your friend or social media acquaintance change their profile, it's usually because they have learned of another colleague that succumbed to suicide. Be kind to your veterinary staff. From the front desk staff, technicians, kennel attendants and doctors. We are literally dying trying to help you.”- Dr. Jeanne Thompson ...
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Covid Update:All classes and consults are cancelled for the 7 day lockdown. Memberships will be on hold ...
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We are members of PPG Australia and welcome you to join as well. ...
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