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Welcome To Dog Almighty

Dog Almighty's Approach


Our goal is to take the stress out of being a dog owner. Dog Almighty offers a full range of dog training & behaviour options from classes to private training to boot camp for your dog. We believe in having fun with dogs and getting the best out of your furry best friend by using positive reward-based training techniques.

We will not use any force or fear when working with your dog. We can help you achieve long lasting and reliable results while also building a relationship of trust and confidence between you and your dog.

Dog Almighty supports local animal charities that work to improve the welfare and future of homeless dogs. We work closely with local dog charity Second Chance Tasman, Taman Pound Dogs and also with John Bergman of Dog Control Services in Richmond (TDC Dog Shelter).

Help for Hounds


Dog Almighty is spearheading an exciting new project for dogs called 'Help for Hounds." It is all about helping lower income families get access to dog training by giving subsidies for group classes and private training depending on what the family and their dogs needs.

What does it cover?

Under the Help for Hounds scheme owners are given discounts for the following:

- Private training and behaviour sessions
- Mutts with Manners class
- Reactive Rover class

Once you have made your application Dog Almighty will decide which service would be the best fit for you and your dog to help you achieve your training goals.

Eligibility Criteria?

The Help for Hounds scheme is to support lower income families that are struggling to meet the cost of training their dog. If you are not in this category, please do not apply! Eligibility will be decided on a case by case basis so please give details about your situation in your application. You do not necessarily need to be on governments benefits but if you are then please mention this in your application also. Also relevant would be any training you have already paid for such as puppy school or otherwise.

Owners who would like to take advantage of this low cost dog training need to download, complete and return the application form below.



Download Help for Hounds Application Form

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Click to enquire about Help for Hounds

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"Dog Almighty truly was a blessing, aiding us to find solutions to training and exercise when we were at loss as to what to do next. Since then Lulu has transformed into a happier, obedient and loving member of our family."

R Taylor


Date   Event   Synopsis
15th Jan   Mutts with Manners, Richmond 5.30pm   (Monday) Fun group classes for all the family. Teach your dog to be a well-mannered mutt at home and out in public. This class is ideal for beginners or as a follow on from puppy school. Some older dogs like to take this class too if they are new or making a come back to training. Come join the fun! See Classes page for details.
15th Jan   Sniffer Dog Class (BEGINNERS), Richmond 7.00pm   (Monday) Sniffer Dog Class is a fun activity for dogs and their owners. All dogs with a nose can take part :) You will learn to work as a team with your dog to find hidden treasures. See classes page for more details.
1st Feb   Mutts with Manners, Richmond 7.00pm   (Thursday) Fun group classes for all the family. Teach your dog to be a well-mannered mutt at home and out in public. This class is ideal for beginners or as a follow on from puppy school. Some older dogs like to take this class too if they are new or making a come back to training. Come join the fun! See Classes page for details.
11th Feb   Training Games, Sunday 12.30pm   Training Games is a class for people looking to challenge their dog's skills in more distracting situations. The aim of this class is to have fun with your dog, get some new ideas about training and keep your dog challenged. This regular class is for owners/dogs that have a basic level of training already. See Classes page for more details.
12th Feb   Sniffer Dog Class (BEGINNERS), Richmond 7.00pm   Sniffer Dog Class is a fun activity for dogs and their owners. All dogs with a nose can take part :) You will learn to work as a team with your dog to find hidden treasures. See classes page for more details.
26th Feb   Mutts with Manners, Richmond 5.30pm   (Monday) Fun group classes for all the family. Teach your dog to be a well-mannered mutt at home and out in public. This class is ideal for beginners or as a follow on from puppy school. Some older dogs like to take this class too if they are new or making a come back to training. Come join the fun! See Classes page for details.
8th Mar   Follow your Sniffer Dogs, Richmond 7.00pm   (Thursday) This class for people who have already taken our beginners Sniffer Dog Class. It takes place on a Monday evening at 7pm at the A&P Showgrounds in Richmond. Challenge yourself... try to keep up with your dog as they progress their sniffer dog skills. They will LOVE it. We think you will too :) See Classes page for more details.
18th Mar   PetTECH Pet First Aid & CPR, Richmond 3.00pm   (Sunday) Give your pet the best chances of survival in an emergency by completing a course in Pet First Aid and CPR. Ideal for both pet owners and those working in the pet care industry. See Workshops page for more details.
18th Mar   Training Games, Sunday 12.30pm   (Sunday) Training Games is a class for people looking to challenge their dog's skills in more distracting situations. The aim of this class is to have fun with your dog, get some new ideas about training and keep your dog challenged. This regular class is for owners/dogs that have a basic level of training already. See Classes page for more details
5th Apr   Reactive Rover Class, Richmond 7.15pm   (Thursday) A class to help owners deal with the specific issue of "on-lead reactivity" - i.e. dogs who get over-excited, anxious or aggressive when they see another dog while out for a walk on the lead. We understand this can be a stressful issue for owners. Please see Classes page for details.
8th Apr   Sniffer Dog Sunday Sessions (EASTER EGG HUNT), Richmond 9.00am   EASTER SPECIAL - for people & their dogs who have taken some Sniffer Dog classes with us before and have a handle on the basics. Come hang out once a month with like minded dog owners and practice a fun skill for all dogs. See Classes page for more details.
8th Apr   Training Games (EASTER EGG SPECIAL), Sunday 12.30pm   Easter Eggs Special - Training Games is a class in Richmond for people looking to challenge their dog's skills in more distracting situations. The aim of this class is to have fun with your dog, get some new ideas about training and keep your dog challenged. This regular class is for owners/dogs that have a basic level of training already. See Classes page for more details
16th Apr   Mutts with Manners, Richmond 5.30pm   (Monday) Fun group classes in Richmond for all the family. Teach your dog to be a well-mannered mutt at home and out in public. This class is ideal for beginners or as a follow on from puppy school. Some older dogs like to take this class too if they are new or making a come back to training. Come join the fun! See Classes page for details.
16th Apr   Life Skills 4 Dogs, Richmond 6.45pm   (Thursday) This class is for dogs who have already made a start on their training but need to keep working on things, It is a chance for you to refresh your dog's training and learn some new skills. The focus of the course is getting responsiveness from your dog around distractions, teaching your dog to have more patience in real life situations and of course having some fun too :) See Classes page for more details.
14th Jun   Reactive Rover Class, Richmond 7.15pm   (Thursday) A class to help owners deal with the specific issue of "on-lead reactivity" i.e. dogs who get over-excited, anxious or aggressive when they see another dog while out for a walk on the lead. We understand this can be a stressful issue for owners. Please see Classes page for details.



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