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).
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.
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.
"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."
|5th Jul||Reactive Rover Class, Richmond 7.00pm||(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.|
|22nd Jul||PetTECH Pet First Aid & CPR||(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.|
|23rd Jul||Sniffer Dog (BEGINNERS), Richmond 5.30pm||(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.|
|13th Aug||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.|
|6th Sep||Reactive Rover Class, Richmond 7.00pm||(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.|
|16th Sep||How Dogs Learn, Communicate and Play||(Sunday) This workshop aims to give you a better understanding of how dogs communicate with each other and try to communicate with us. It also covers an introduction to how dogs learn and a look at different play style. See Workshops page for details.|
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