Our behavioural training workshops are open to all ages and designed to be focused on common concerns many dog owners face.
Whether they have developed some bad habits at 2 years or if you're needing more advice after Puppy School our highly qualified Behavourists and Dog Trainers from Urban Herd will help you identify the cause and give you plenty of hands on training and tips. Classes are kept small and interactive for individual outcomes.
Each class will be repeated on a monthly basis and you can join at any time, attending what interests you and what fits into your schedule.
Small classes with limited numbers to focus on individual attention and tailored outcomes. All ages welcome.
Workshops are booked online and are $60 for each individual class or buy a 3 pack and save!
Please reach out if you would like some more information.
First Saturday of the Month;
Well Mannered Mutt
The basis of all things dog! When you have a well-balanced dog everything else becomes easier. Understand why they don't always respond to commands and how making small tweaks will help their behaviour to refocus and calm them.
Suitable for; young puppies, rebellious adolescents or those older dogs needing to get back on track.
- They will be always be responsive so training becomes easier
- They know their boundaries so your life and those around you becomes easier
- You will learn to understand their drivers and how to use them effectively
This workshop focuses on dog behaviour and by integrating it in their daily routine you will have the basis for a dog that is well-balanced and always looking to you for direction.
10am on First Saturday of the month.
Second Saturday of the Month;
Life After Puppy School
You've googled everything puppy, finished Puppy School and the honeymoon stage has well and truly ended along with your favourite pair of shoes. Puppy Schools are a fantastic beginning to for any puppy and puppy owners journey together but what happens when they're over?
Our Life After Puppy School workshop is designed to give you the support you need when you're a couple of months in and you're just not sure about a new habit they've formed. Should they be doing 'that' or will it lead to future behavourial problems?
This is a great next step workshop where you can ask our Behavourists' why your puppy is now doing different things. They will give you important tips and help you identify different behaviours and why they are doing it so you can always make sure they're always having a positive experience.
- Answer any burning question you might have about new behaviours
- Make sure they're always having a positive experience with other dogs
Suitable for; All puppies up to 6 months and puppy owners.
10am on Second Saturday of the month.
Third Saturday of the Month;
Learn how separation anxiety can develop, how sometimes we can exacerbate the situation and the tools to help them adjust.
Suitable for; new puppy owners and anyone with a dog who isn't coping when left alone.
- Feel more comfortable when leaving them home alone
- Teach your dog to be independent
- Learn some calming exercises
10am on Third Saturday of the month.
Fourth Saturday of the Month;
Learn how to identify the signs your dog is anxious or stressed in a situation. Being fearful or scared when confronted with meeting another dog, larger dogs or objects that are unfamiliar can look different for each. Learn tailored tips to help calm them.
Suitable for: Nervous/shy dogs that hide behind your legs or anxious/scared dogs that bark uncontrollably when they are confronted by a foreign item.
- Learn to identify the signs of when your dog is nervous, anxious or scared
- Learn how to calm them in a stressful situation
- Teach them to feel more confident around what makes them stressed and anxious
10am on Fourth Saturday of the month.
Three week course
Scent /Nose Work
This workshop is run over 3 weeks and will give your dog skills to identify different scents. Both a mental and physical activity required making it enriching and a great alternative to the usual exercise they receive. Go on Challenge them!
Suitable for; Anyone! All ages.
- A physical & mental activity. Allowing dogs to be dogs
- A great form of enrichment and for building confidence
- A great indoor game for wet weather or apartment dogs
11:30am for a three week course