We just completed a 12 week training class with our 18 month old Labrador Ozzy, which we have found to be hugely enjoyable and of great benefit to both us and our dog. As Ozzy is quite a nervous dog, we have found that the socalization part of the class has beenof enormous benefit to him. Amongst other things we have learned how to control his pulling on the lead and have seen improvement in this. We can now continue on our own with the work that has been shown in class. Brian has made every class an enjoyable event and his methods of training are very succesful. We have no hesitation in recommending him to anyone looking for a dog trainer.Read More
The twelve week course has proved invaluable and we now have a well trained miniature dachshund pup thanks to the excellent training and advice given to us by Brian. The class was a pleasure to attend and we are already missing all the other dogs and their owners. It was rather sad leaving the last class on Thursday. The training has been informative and useful and Brian made it very entertaining and a pleasure to do. We would highly recommend any dog owner who has a new pup or problem dog to contact BrianRead More
Having Debbie as our trainer has been great for us and our standard Schnauzer Charlie. Debbie is a lovely competant person both with dogs and people and makes so much sence with her training methods. We can’t praise her enough and will miss her visits- so will Charlie. Thankyou Debbie.Read More
I bought a standard poodle, Ash, as a two year old from a breeder and he was very excitable when meeting other dogs especially small ones. I contacted Dogs Listen Up in order to tackle this problem properly. Lisa worked incredibly hard with us and I learned an immense amount about dog training from her. l left Ash with Lisa over Xmas and as the photo shows (feel free to use Lisas photos) he was able to socialise with two small dogs without a problem! He improved tremendously and the free socialisation classes were very valuable – even if it is to see that you are not alone! i also used the ‘contact us anytime’ service a lot and it was great to have someone at the end of a phone for advice. i am certain that Ash has reached his full potential with the help of Lisa and I am very grateful to her for all the effort that she put in. I would recommend Dogs Listen Up to anyone who has a problem dog or who needs advice on dog behaviour training.Read More
Where should i start?,For some reason we felt the need to get a puppy and ended up with a cute little dog who hadn’t yet grown into his skin. In the beginning he was cute and funny,and lovely to have around……………then he grew into a bloody massive great dane who totaly took over our lives. Harvey had turned into a monster who wrecked everything in his path,upset the neighbours with his constant barking,dragged you down the road and around the park,pinched everything within his reach and had us chasing him all around the house and garden to try to get it off him,spread himself all over the settee at every opportunity even though he had never been allowed onto the furniture,all great fun for him but very quickly became a serious problem to us. Harvey had taken control of us!!Being at home with Harvey was not a pleasure at all,it was a constant stress and by the time he was 15 months old we had had enough and we called in Dogs listen up. Lisa came to our rescue,on her first visit she explained exactly how we were going to deal with the problems Harvey had. It became clear Harvey’s problems were caused by us not knowing how to deal with him properly,even though we had owned dogs before we had never had one quite as challenging as Harvey. Lisa advised us how to tackle one problem at a time.It involved a lot of persistence from us and there have been times when we felt like we were taking one step forward and two steps back but Lisa told us to expect that to happen,anyway to cut a long story short Harvey has made great improvements and is becoming a pleasure to have around. The work is still ongoing and Harvey still pushes his luck sometimes but we now know what we have to do and Lisa is always available if we need to call her for any advice. I honestly think if we had not called in Dogs Listen Up we would have had to give up Harvey,a big thank you to Lisa and we would highly recommend Dogs Listen Up.Read More
Involving Brian from before Bella even arrived at our home has ensured the best start for our new family pet. The training with Brian has been a pleasure, involving our six year old daughter wherever possible. Bella is now 7 months and is an absolute joy. Brian has been on hand to help with any issues that have arisen with behaviour and training. This has helped with all the basics including toilet training, walking correctly, sit, stay and latterly recall.The recall games are great fun, although the adults cannot compete with my daughter who wins every time. Try it and find out for yourselves. Many thanks for making Bella’s introduction into our home such a wonderful experience for everyone, especially those of us who have had no previous experience of dogs. Kind regards.Read More
In the time that Vicky has been attending to my dog I have found the dog to be calmer. Both of my dogs loving there new dens. She also gave me idea’s I would have never have thought nof filling kongs with peanut butter and freezing them.She also taught not only myself but other people to walk very relaxed whilst out with the dogs. She also advised us to change the dogs food to help calm her down which has been a great success. Well done Vicky and good luck for the future.Read More
I have found the training sessions very helpful and enjoyable. Vicky is very friendly, helpful and professional.
I found the information sheets a real bonus as I tend to forget things. Jess is also really enjoying Dogs Listen up Food.
I will definitely recommend Dogs Listen up to my friends. Thank you.Read More