Puppy Training

Book in advance for when your puppy arrives, don’t wait until problems arise future it’s much easier to prevent behaviour problems rather than correct them, future proof your puppy now! Training can start as early as 8 weeks the sooner the better, this is why Jo Hinds sessions start off in your home where there is no risk to your unvaccinated puppy. Puppy ownership is not just about training, there are many behavioural aspects that need to be carefully managed to ensure you have a confident and not fearful well balanced dog, that does not resort to aggression towards people, dogs, vehicles or other animals, is not destructive or anxious when left alone and lives in harmony with you and your family.

Puppy Advice Session

This is a 1.5 – 2 hour session, where Joanne will come to your home and provide advice and guidance on living with your puppy whether you have got your puppy already or awaiting his/her arrival. Jo covers topics such as; Toilet/House Training, Puppy Biting/Mouthing, Separation problems/Leaving Puppy Alone, Puppy Chewing, Jumping Up, Effective Socialisation, Body Language, Growling/Barking and Biting, Fear, Mental Stimulation, Understanding your Breed/Cross Breed, and answering any other questions or concerns you may have. Don’t wait from problems to occur get a head and prevent problems occurring in the first place. Reducing stress for both you and your puppy.

Price £95 (1.5 – 2 Hours)

How you pay: We do not expect full payment upfront, we just take a non refundable booking fee of £45 to secure your appointment with Jo Hinds, you then pay the remainder on the day of the consultation/session.

Puppy Course

Joanne will work with you and your puppy, in your own home and outside in your local area, where you will be regularly socialising and exercising your puppy, this is where you will need the help the most. This course covers all the above in the puppy advice session, along with practical training techniques and more, the sessions are flexible and are tailored to your puppies specific needs, see below for an outline of what is usually covered:

Session One – Behaviour Advice

  • Understanding Body Language
  • Preventing Aggression
  • Mouthing/Biting/Sleep/Play
  • Outlets for Behaviours such as Chewing, Digging, Foraging and more…
  • Confidence/Handling/Games
  • Toilet Training
  • Settle

Session Two

  • Signal of Reward/Hand Targeting
  • Recall – Stage One – Three
  • Drop and Trade
  • Settle for Separation related behaviours
  • Loose Lead walking

Session Three

  • Recall Stage Four
  • Jumping up/Barking
  • Recap and strengthen behaviours
  • Appropriate/Inappropriate dog play

Session Four

  • Recall – Stage Five and Six
  • Stay
  • Leave it

Four Sessions – Initial Session 2 hours. Supplement leaflets, telephone and email support included throughout the course.
Price £265

How you pay: We do not expect full payment upfront, we just take a non refundable booking fee of £45 to secure your appointment with Jo Hinds, you then pay the remainder on the day of the consultation/session.

Telephone/Video Advice

Phone and video advice maybe all the support you feel you need. Typical Subjects include:

Puppy Pre-purchase advice – What type of puppy would suit youHow to avoid becoming an unintentional victim of puppy farming, Selecting the right puppy, Collecting your puppy – the journey home, The first week – settling your puppy and more.

Puppy Consultation – Covering any aspect of puppy training and up bringing. Content is tailored to your specific needs, popular topics include: Advice on socialisation, Toilet training, Nipping, Jumping up, Crate Training, Chewing and more. This is a pre-arranged chargeable service you must contact me using the booking form below to arrange an appointment for this service.

Please note not all behaviour problems can be dealt with over the phone.

30 Minutes1 Hour
Telephone£35£45
FaceTime/Skype£45£55