We have trained German Shepherds for many years in obedience and as security dogs. We train German Shepherd dogs and puppies throughout Yorkshire

THE GERMAN SHEPHERD

German Shepherd training is vital.Extremely loyal and intelligent, the German Shepherd is not only a great choice as a family pet, but they are extremely versatile in a working environment too. Because they are so intelligent, German Shepherds need lots of mental stimulation and physical exercise to be truly happy, well-balanced dogs. They also need to be correctly trained and handled with a firm hand so they know who is the boss!

THE GERMAN SHEPHERD OBEDIENCE TRAINING

Obedience is vital for your German Shepherd. Having an obedient dog makes ownership of your pet an absolute pleasure! At Leeds Dog School our German Shepherd training will train your dog to a high level in obedience.We also believe that this should involve the owner at every stage and so our 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 German Shepherd 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.

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

GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPPY TRAINING

As well as adult German Shepherd training we also offer puppy training. Puppy Training of your our new German Shepherd 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. The video shows a very young puppy 's early training. 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 on the lead without pulling.
  • Heel Work – dog will be taught to walk to heel off the lead ignoring other dogs.
  • Recall - Your dog will return to you when called.
  • Down – dog will be taught to “down” on command and remain in this position until released.
  • Down – Your dog will ignore other dogs when in the "down".
  • 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.

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  • lizzie cunneen Avatar

    Rob came round today to help us with some obedience training for our German Shepherd puppy.. the results were instant!! Not only did Rob do a great job training our puppy he taught us very easy but extremely effective techniques to keep up the good work! Thank you so much and we will definitely be booking another session soon!

    I would 100% recommended!

    lizzie cunneen 19 Apr 2019
  • Claire Tennant Avatar

    Thanks Rob for working your magic on my 9wk old Border Collie. Not only have you taught us both some valuable skills you’ve also built her confidence. And all in just one session!!

    Claire Tennant 17 Apr 2019
  • Stephen Brown Avatar

    Wow I must admit I was skeptical as to are they going to be able to help well within the first 10 minutes of Ruth taking our border collie on the lead I was blown away it was like watching a different dog being walked

    The difference in our dog now is amazing all this just in 1 visit a massive thanks to Ruth you have made a great difference

    Steve Paula and tez

    Stephen Brown 12 Apr 2019
  • Emma Cawood Avatar

    Fantastic service! Kyle fixed our problem within minutes and it’s been brilliant ever since. Parker our 9 month old English Springer Spaniel was awful on the lead and within 24 hours I was able to take him for a walk on my own and he didn’t pull once. Would definitely recommend and will be using again for recall training.

    Emma Cawood 31 Mar 2019
  • Sarah Tunnicliff Avatar

    Has to be seen to be believed!! It was incredible to see the change in our puppy after spending literally 10 minutes with Leeds Dog School. He has stopped biting. Couldn't be happier. Definitely money well spent. Thank you.

    Sarah Tunnicliff 30 Mar 2019
  • Louis Perera Avatar

    would of put 10 starts if i could, Kyle fixed my crazy american bull dog cross in 5 minutes !!!!!!!!!! took him for a walk and behaved perfectly. I feel so much happier an confident with my dog 100% worth every penny. Lovely guy great knowledge can't wait for the next session.

    Louis Perera 27 Mar 2019
  • Vicki Tams Avatar

    We have had dogs for over 20 years and never needed to call in a trainer before but the aggression our 4 year old rescue Doberman was showing was getting out of hand. When Rob came, he instantly assessed our dog ( and us ) and gave us a simple but very affective method to correct this behaviour. It worked practically immediately and has continued to work in the days after. Hopefully we won’t need Rob again as he has given us the tools to control our very adorable but feisty dog, but we wouldn’t hesitate to call on him again.thanks Rob ( and Ruth) Vicki, Ian and Stan xxx

    Vicki Tams 17 Mar 2019
  • Annette Cullingworth Avatar

    Can’t believe the change in our dog in less than half an hour my dog stopped his constant barking best nights sleep in 5 weeks since we got Ernie. No more stress for us and Ernie he is like a different dog, my partner came home from been away a couple of days and could not believe the difference Ying and Yang. I would recommend Rob to anyone life changing !!!

    Annette Cullingworth 15 Mar 2019
  • Amy Robers Avatar

    I met Rob for the first time today with my 9 month old lab . I was a bit sceptical has ave been through lots of training sessions with various trainers and not much success. Rob was straight talking, no nonsense and extremely knowledgeable. He had my lab walking with him, obedient and showing him respect within minutes, something I had been trying months to do. With his guidance and training (within the session ) I took Jess on a walk later in the day, following his techniques and advice I had the best walk ever! No lunging or pulling ! Exciting to develop on this and then looking forward to booking in another session for recall . Thank you !

    Amy Robers 09 Mar 2019
  • Natalie Feather Avatar

    Had one session with our Rottweiler and all our problems were sorted with simple correction, can’t recommend this guy enough! Leaps and bounds above all the other trainers we’ve had. Honest and good at what he does. Any problems I’d definitely get in touch.

    Natalie Feather 25 Feb 2019
  • 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

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