We specialise in Doberman  training and Doberman puppy training. We have an unrivalled knowledge about training these very special dogs. We train throughout Yorkshire

THE DOBERMAN

Dobermans are calm and friendly dogs that form very strong bonds with their owners. They are a good choice for families as long as they are correctly trained and well socialised from a young age which is vital where this breed is concerned, they become valued members of a family and get very attached to children in a household. Doberman training is essential for these special dogs.

Dobies are renowned for their natural ability to protect and guard which they will do as soon as they settle into a new home. Dobermans tend to form a very strong bond with one person although they are always friendly with other members of the family. They are known to be quite wary of strangers which is a natural reaction for a dog that was originally bred to guard people and protect their property.

Obedience is vital for your Doberman. Having an obedient Doberman makes ownership of your pet an absolute pleasure! At Leeds Dog School our Doberman training will train your Doberman to a high level in obedience.We also believe that this should involve the owner at every stage and so our Doberman training is one to one with you and your dog. It’s important that your dog obeys your commands and respects you otherwise they can be a nightmare! Owners with an obedient Doberman get more satisfaction and have a stronger bond with their pet. Having a dog that is well trained, obedient, happy, relaxed, responsive and easy for you to manage means you will get more pleasure from dog ownership.

 

THE DOBERMAN OBEDIENCE TRAINING

OBEDIENCE CHECK LIST

  • Heel Work –walk to heel on the lead
  • Heel Work – walk to heel off lead 
  • Recall - return when called
  • Down – “down” on command
  • Sit – dog will sit at the side when you stop
  • Come –come to owner in the “frontal sit” position

STOPPING BAD BEHAVIOUR

Some trainers believe that giving a dog treats is the best way to train but in our opinion relying on treats exclusively just does not work. Your dog may learn how behave but only does it at because there's a treat at the end of it and many times treats just stop working. Essentially you are bribing the dog to behave properly.Bad behaviour by a dog makes an owner’s life a misery. Our dog training solves problems with bad behaviour as this is our speciality. Many of the problems are very common and we work with your dog and just as importantly, with you at your home or on a walk, to solve the problems.

  • Stop pulling on the lead
  • Stop lunging at other dogs
  • Stop barking at dogs & people
  • Stop jumping up at people
  • Stop aggression
  • Stop running away and not returning
  • Stop constant barking
  • Stop barking at the door

DOBERMAN PUPPY TRAINING

As well as adult Doberman training we also offer Doberman puppy training. Puppy Training of your our new Doberman puppy should be done as as soon as possible. It’s just fun for them and they love it! We train them from just a few weeks. They are taught obedience just the same as an adult dog. Then we train you so that you can keep up with it.

Training the owner is very important as you must learn the commands and the proper way to correct your puppy. This why all our training is 1-2-1 with your dog and we do not offer classes. We believe that classes involving a number of young puppies can be very distracting for your dog.

PUPPY TRAINING CHECK LIST

Heel Work – dog will be taught to walk to heel both on and off the lead.
Down – dog will be taught to “down” on command and remain in this position until released.
Sit – dog will sit at the owner’s side as soon as they stop moving without a command.
Come – dog will come to the owner in the “frontal sit” position.
Flip – from the “frontal sit” position the dog will “flip” to the owner’s side.
What problem dog behaviour do you deal with

If your dog is, jumping up at people or you, stealing food, destructive, running out of the door,  barking constantly, aggressive to humans or dogs and more … you need home 1-2-1 home training. Two hours is usually enough to cure most problems because we train you to take control and then you don’t need us anymore.

What areas of Yorkshire do you cover

We train throughout Yorkshire. We come to your home wherever you live in Yorkshire and work with you and your dog or puppy on a 1-2-1 basis.

What breeds do you train

We train all breeds of dog from "designer" dogs such as the cockapoo or labradoodle through to working dogs such as spaniels and terriers. We also specialise in larger dogs such as German Shepherds, Rottweilers, Dobermans, all Mastiffs.

My dog is terrible when I go for a walk can you help

Pulling on the lead , running away and refusing to return, and barking and lunging at other dogs  are the most common problems we deal with. We go for a walk with you and we always choose a busy park and usually stop this in an hour.

What training methods do you use

Unlike some trainers, we only use “treats” in some circumstances particularly with high level obedience training. They are over used and eventually do not work with problem behaviour. Our method is correction and then reward with praise. Enticing or “bribing” a dog is counter-productive and they soon spot how to manipulate the situation. The most important training, however, is the owner training so that you can control your dog.

Do you have puppy classes

The short answer is NO. We simply do not think they work. There are too a many puppies and they just want to play with each other and are totally distracted. The owners cannot possibly get individual attention in an hour with 8 or 10 or more people in a class. We only offer 1-2-1 puppy training in your home because it’s quicker, more effective, and cheaper!

SOME GOOGLE REVIEWS

  • Claire Fernandes Avatar

    Absolutely Amazing! In just one session with Rob and he got our 15 month old sprocker spaniel to stop jumping up and on sofas and walking amazingly on lead! Taught us great techniques and knew his stuff. Brilliant!

    Claire Fernandes 16 Feb 2019
  • wolf craft Avatar

    Rob has done a training session with me and my husky this afternoon and it was amazing. I was expecting to be dissapointed as my husky thinks he rules the roost but Rob had him obeying my commands in less than 10 minutes. I am looking forward to more training for us both. Thank you.

    wolf craft 07 Feb 2019
  • Simone Taylor Avatar

    Rob is very knowledgeable, he corrected my young whippet from constantly jumping up in less than 5 seconds. He has a wealth of experience and explains everything clearly. Thanks Rob

    Simone Taylor 06 Feb 2019
  • Hannah Dargan Avatar

    Fantastic service! Our yappy Chihuahuas behaviour was corrected within five minutes. So simple, effective and it makes perfect sense. We are amazed!! It was clearly explained to us how and why to correct in this way and the results were immediate. Cannot recommend these enough! We are actually looking forward to going for a walk tomorrow!! Thanks guys

    Hannah Dargan 25 Jan 2019
  • Jessica S Avatar

    We are so pleased with the training given to our new puppy - we cannot believe the difference. The change in Ralph after one session is amazing and we cannot thank you enough. We would definitely recommend Leeds Dog School without a doubt! Ralph is no longer a little mischievous rascal - thank you!!

    Jessica S 22 Jan 2019
  • Amy Cashmore Avatar

    He shared his knowledge with us very well and was very clear with what to do. We had been trying training tricks that we had seen online for weeks before and nothing worked. However, within not even a minute of him teaching our puppy, she was completely obeying. We will definitely be back when we want to teach her recall!!! Thank you 😊

    Amy Cashmore 20 Jan 2019
  • Jade Walker Avatar

    The best hour of our to date! Rob is fantastic, and Vincent our Cockapoo thinks the same. Robs approach is realistic and achievable for us!

    We have a more well behaved dog, after just the one hour.We would recommend working with Rob, absolutely.

    Jade Walker 15 Jan 2019
  • Kathryn Shaw Avatar

    After an initial telephone conversation with a lovely gentleman at Leeds Dog School , Rob came to see our 9 month old Labrador who was jumping up, stealing food, and making it difficult for me to leave the room without him barking or trying to follow me. Rob had an immediate impact . Everything he said would happen actually happened !!

    Kathryn Shaw 13 Jan 2019
  • Joe Emmo Avatar

    Rob has just been around to our house wonderful knowledge and is very down to earth bloke. Would highly recommend him to anyone our bulldog showed an instant improvement and we now have the tools to carry on and progress with the training Thanks Rob

    Joe Emmo 05 Jan 2019
  • Adam Juniper Avatar

    We have a 9week old golden retriever who was generally being a naughty puppy but we didn’t really know how to address the bad behaviour (biting, constant crying in the crate, jumping up etc.).We found Leeds Dog School on-line and given the 5star reviews from everyone, we decided to give them a call. A few days later Rob come round and literally within 10minutes we noticed a change in our puppies behaviour through us leaning simple but effective techniques.

    Adam Juniper 02 Jan 2019
  • Susan Myers Avatar

    Rob is the Dynamo of the dog world !! Its like magic how he made such a difference in my chihuahuas behaviour so quickly and after only one session. I'm a VERY happy customer. I recommend Rob highly to any dog owner for any problem.

    Susan Myers 31 Dec 2018
  • Jan Brook Avatar

    Rob visited me and my 13 month Cocker Spaniel this afternoon and he was brilliant. He helped us set up the foundations of training so we can eventually let him off the lead. I instantly noticed a difference in his behaviour and I now enjoy walking him without him virtually pulling my arm off! I would recommend Rob to anyone, he really is excellent.

    Jan Brook 21 Dec 2018
  • Lyn Beginn Avatar

    Just had first visit from Rob. Very positive outcome for our border collie Bobby. Would recommend him to anyone. Will be in touch for future visits. Lyn.

    Lyn Beginn 25 Nov 2018
  • Becky Swift Avatar

    We called Rob to help us with our 16month old mini schnauzer who constantly barked at other dogs and jumped up at people. Within 10 mins of meeting him there was already a change and now 4 days later we have a completely different dog! Walkies are a lot more enjoyable now

    Becky Swift 22 Nov 2018
  • Nicole Worsnop Avatar

    Had this guy in my house less than 5 minutes and he had my 8 month old Labrador x Akita listening to what we said and also stopped her jumping up and chewing her lead. Absolutely amazing will definitely recommend him to anyone who need a dog trainer.

    Nicole Worsnop 21 Nov 2018

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