Gentle Paws Professional Dog Training and Behaviour.

All training and behavioural needs for your dog.

Using the most up to date scientifically proven methods.

 
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Sharron walters

Helping you build a fantastic relationship with your dog.

I am a positive reinforcement dog trainer and behaviourist.

I have worked with traumatised and shut down rescue dogs for many years. Rehabilitating them to become 

happy pet dogs.

I only use scientifically proven, force free methods. I have years of experience in running puppy and dog training classes, creating a relaxed and welcoming environment.

I am well qualified and work with reactive dogs that show aggression and fear towards other dogs and people, very scared dogs, those with separation anxiety and many other behavioural problems.

I have 14 dogs of my own, 11 of which are rescues. I am based in Bridgend and also cover the Cardiff and Swansea areas.

I also own and run a foster based dog rescue called Barney's Small Breed Rescue.

 

My Services

Helping You Help Your dog

New puppy home visits

Home visits to help you get your new puppy off to a good start. Issues such as toilet training and puppy biting.

Start your puppy with the best from the very beginning. Good life skills are essential to becoming a well balanced dog. Prior to classes, this can be started in the home.

A home visit prior to completed vaccinations costs £45

One to one Behaviour Consultations

For any problem behaviour issue.

If your dog needs help with a specific behavioural issue, Behaviour Consulting with Gentle Paws Professional Dog Training and Behaviour, may be a great option for you. 

Full assessments, behaviour plans, follow up appointments and ongoing support available.

Initial full assessment consultation package costs, £165  

To include 

- a minimum 2 hour 121 assessment either at your own home or here at Gentle Paws

- A follow up appointment 1 hour.

- message/email support between appointments.

- A training plan with practical help.

.. Additional behavioural appointments are £55.

 - Alternatively a single 2 hour 121 consultation with behavioural training plan is £125


Bespoke packages are available.

Payment is in advance and is non refundable but is transferable.

Reactive Dog assessments and training.

Full assessment of reactive dogs,that show aggression towards humans and/or other dogs. A full assessment / training plan and ongoing support given. 

It can be incredibly stressful owning a reactive dog and can feel quite isolating. I build confidence in the owners management and abilities whilst a full behaviour training programme is put into place. 

All size and breed of dogs can become reactive for a variety of reasons.

My facilities include a converted training barn and two large fields, your dog can work in a controlled environment around my trained stooge dog, when ready.

Initial assessment and behaviour plan.

Package costs, £165  

To include 

- a minimum 2 hour 121 assessment either at your own home or here at Gentle Paws.

- A follow up appointment 1 hour.

- message/email support between appointments.

- A training plan with practical help.

 - alternatively a single 2 hour behavioural consultation and training plan is £125


Bespoke packages available once assessed.

An assessment gives me the opportunity to look at the emotions that are driving your dogs behaviour. Getting as much history as possible and gaining knowledge of previous behaviour, I can support both you and your dog moving forward. Many people feel that they need more practical support with dog to dog/reactivity, something which I feel is a huge help to the owners confidence and helping the dog become less reactive. 

Puppy training classes

Skills for life

All my classes are taught using kind and effective methods. The classes are fun and help you to build a fantastic relationship with your puppy.

2020/2021

This years classes have changed due to the pandemic.

- 4 week courses

- 4 puppies on each class. In good weather we use the field, otherwise in the training barn.

£60

Please email to find out when the next class is running.

​Some of the behaviours taught...Attention to owner. Loose lead walking. Recall. Good greeting manners. Social skills with other dogs. The basics..sit, down, stay. Boundaries. Plus lots more.

Workshops

Targetting a particular training or behaviour issue.

Focusing on a particular behaviour these workshops run regularly.

Lead walking and recall £35

Reactive dog onlead £50

Usually at the weekend.

Adolescent dog training.

Kind, effective and flexible training


121 training available for adolescent and adult dogs, either in your own home or here at Gentle Paws.

Such as pulling on the lead, attention to owner, jumping up, recall.

Appointments are here at Gentle Paws using the training barn and my 4 acre field.

Training apt 1 hour £45

Gentle Paws Professional dog training and behaviour

Helping dogs learn Paw by Paw

Please phone 07411779899
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Stay and train

Daycare training

This service includes collection and return home.
After a full 121 assessment of your dog's training and behavioural needs, your dog will spend up to 3 hours with me daily. I will work on their individual training plan.
The number of days per week and the number of weeks, will depend very much on the individual dog.
You will also be involved in the process and given the skills and confidence to support your dog.
To discuss your dog's training or behavioural issue please contact me.
Some of the behaviours covered;
Dog to dog reactivity (aggression)
General obedience, lead walk training and recall.
Nervous 
People reactivity.

Contact me today and see how I can help you and your dog.

 

Invest in your relationship with your dog

Learning for life

 

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Heol y Glo Pyle United Kingdom CF33 6RA

07411779899

 

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