Dog bad behaviour like human behaviour is a very complex subject but bad behaviour in a dog can make an owner’s life a misery. Solving problems with bad behaviour and aggression is our speciality at Leeds Dog School.

Many of the problems are very common and with work with your dog and just as importantly, with you, they can be solved.

LEEDS DOG SCHOOL STOPPING BAD BEHAVIOUR

Many owners have a mistaken belief that dogs should somehow know “naturally” how to behave well. The truth is that “behaving well” is a human concept: dogs can’t be expected to know the difference between “good” and “bad dog behaviour”. They need to be trained to behave in a way that their owners want them to behave. Simply saying "bad dog" is pointless as the dog has no idea what you mean.

At Leeds Dog School we train your dog and you! We believe that one to one training with you and your dog at your home is the best way of training and stopping dog bad behaviour. This allows us to concentrate on your specific problems. All this means that you can follow up our training and make sure your dog does not slip back into its old ways.

This training is probably more important for your new puppy as it’s vital to get them on the right track as soon as possible.Puppies learn quickly what behaviour is acceptable but they have to be taught.

We visit your home and we will go for a walk with you and your dog or puppy to ensure that you know exactly how to correct bad behaviour and to reward good behaviour. Ignoring dog bad behaviour is wrong it should always be corrected when behaving badly and only good behaviour should be rewarded.

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WE STOP LARGE DOG BAD BEHAVIOUR

WE STOP SMALL DOG BAD BEHAVIOUR

SMALL DOG TRAINING

"DESIGNER" DOG TRAINING

SOME OF THE SMALL DOGS WE TRAIN

SOME OF THE "DESIGNER" DOGS WE TRAIN

LARGE DOG TRAINING

WORKING DOG TRAINING

SOME OF THE LARGE DOGS WE TRAIN

SOME OF THE WORKING DOGS WE TRAIN

THE DANGEROUS DOGS ACT

Many dog owners are unaware that the Dangerous Dog Act concerns their dog as most people think it only refers to banned breeds such as Pit Bull type. This is simply not true as the law covers all breeds.

Section 3 makes it a CRIMINAL OFFENCE for any dog of any breed from Chihuahua to Great Dane to be dangerously out of control in a public place and the offence is committed both whoever was in charge of the dog and also the owner even if the owner was not there at the time.

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WE STOP PUPPY BAD BEHAVIOUR

  • Biting - we will show you how to stop "mouthing" or biting
  • Pulling on the lead - We will show you how to stop it
  • Jumping Up - we will show you how to stop jumping up at visitors
  • Crate Training - we will show you how to crate train your puppy
  • Toilet Training - we will show you the easiest way to toilet train your puppy
  • Barking - we will show you how to stop it
  • Jumping on the furniture - we will show you how to stop it
  • Chewing - we will show you how to stop it

Training your new puppy should be started as soon as possible from 8 weeks. You’ll be amazed just how quickly they learn and at a very early age and it’s just fun for them and they love it!

Leeds Dog Training School train your puppy on a 1-2-1 visit to your home in Yorkshire rather than in classes as we believe this is much more effective.

DOG BOOTCAMP - RESIDENTIAL TRAINING

Residential training for your dog takes place in a 5 Star Licenced Kennel where your dog will receive the very best care and attention.

Residential training is in blocks of a week at a time and is totally flexible and clients can book a single week or more according to their requirements.

Daily intensive training sessions will ensure that your dog’s obedience will improve with a tailored programme to your exact needs and resolve any particular problems you may be having

Owner training is a vital part of the process and working with the owner is a major part of the training. We work extensively with the owner at the kennels to make sure that they understand the commands and can take control of their dog following the training.

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  • Tammy Majchrzak Avatar

    Just had Dave with us for a couple of hours and I have to say he was amazing. In a couple of hours we actually feel confident with our wire Fox Terrier. I’m so very grateful to you for helping us in such a small space of time. Very professional. Straight in there and got on with what needed to be done and I’m totally amazed. Thank you I will call on you again when we get our new puppy! Thank you so much. Highly recommend you.

    For review readers, listen to the Trainer and follow what they say.

    Tammy Majchrzak 01 Jul 2021
  • Lisa Duffy Avatar

    Dave came to help me with my rescue greyhound who is terrified to go outside & this has led to toilet training being an issue. She is also incredibly nervous of people & children. We managed to take her for a walk and she shivered, pulled & froze. Dave taught me some really helpful techniques & explained the mindset behind them. I found him to be really encouraging & eventually my dog ate treats from him. Our session is by no means an immediate cure for my dog but Dave has given me the tools & advice that with a bit of patience & practice will help us both immensely. Also video's to watch too which will be valuable. He reassured me & left me feeling confident that I can do this. I also appreciate that I can contact him if I have any questions. Would not hesitate to reccomend. Dave you are awesome, thank you 😊

    Lisa Duffy 30 Jun 2021
  • Margaret Hudson Avatar

    Well what can I say but sooo impressed with the training. Rob & Dave came to see us and our new rescue dog who was a huge puller on the lead. Within literally a few minutes our dog was walking to heel on a loose lead. We went out for a walk and only saw a couple of dogs but our dog was amazing with Rob & Dave teaching us and her what to do and how to behave. No more pulling all over the place and no barking at other dogs when greeting them.Best of all a much happier,calmer dog and much happier owners. Thanks lads 👍

    Margaret Hudson 23 Jun 2021
  • Jill Davey Avatar

    Wow! This place is brilliant. Isaac was fantastic! Our dog absolutely loved him and he transformed her from a dog that constantly pulls to one that enjoys walking perfectly to heel and more importantly; he gave us the tools and confidence to be able to hold her attention whilst out walking. We are so very grateful and Isaac now has a new friend for life. We are definitely coming back for more training as she gets older.

    Jill Davey 27 May 2021
  • Andrew Ellis (ELF) Avatar

    Saw instant results. Literally from our door to the top of the street. Incredibly clear guidance for us. We feel really confident with the training he has given us. We had Olly he is a super sound guy, very experienced and knowledgeable. Highly recommend.

    Andrew Ellis (ELF) 22 May 2021
  • Alison Noscoe Avatar

    Thanks to Isaac Ollie and Rob .... awesome team. Real improvements with my dogs. Guys are helpful and supportive even after residential ended... really like these guys and seem honest knowledgeable and very very nice bunch, down to earth and good teachers ... working towards high obedience training for my gsd dogs. Thanks for being supportive... and teaching me how to carry on the good work. Definitely recommend and the kennel people at Laburnum Kennels they were super too (had never kennelled my dogs before). Not easy to hand your dogs over to strangers but these guys/Kennels made it feel easy, like a home from home. THANKS FOR BEING SO DECENT AND FRIENDLY ❤️❤️❤️ Would recommend and use again 😋😋

    Alison Noscoe 12 Apr 2021
  • Danny Speight Avatar

    Impressed!
    I contacted Leeds dog school for help with some basic obedience issues that we were having with our Dobermann puppy.
    Ollie arrived promptly and was able to immediately identify the areas we needed to work on.
    He was able to demonstrate and explain a simple system to communicate with our dog more effectively and did so in a clear, concise no frills way.
    In the 24hrs that have followed we’ve seen a huge improvement in our dogs compliance and in our consistency.
    We’ll definitely be returning customers.
    Thanks.

    Danny Speight 28 Mar 2021
  • Zoe Towers Avatar

    Our 6yr old Jack Russell Cross, had started to display aggressive tendencies on the lead to passers by and some others dogs but was fine off the lead. We had started to get really stressed about taking him for walks as living semi-urban we often have to get passed lots of people to get to open spaces.
    Immediately Ollie showed us how to get Oscar back under control and us back in charge and take the emotion out of the walk. We now have to practise but I just feel so relieved that we can now walk Oscar stress free again after just one session. Ollie had also sent us lots of You Tube videos to study and is there for any future questions.

    Zoe Towers 22 Feb 2021
  • Jeff evans Avatar

    Fantastic results with my Dobermann pup 'Judah' being trained with Rob and Issac for the last four weeks. I am astonished at how much has been achieved in such a short period of time. This was Issac's first major project and all credit to Robs training technique what an amazing job you have done! Thank you all, Jack, Ollie, Rob and Issac for producing an amazing pup. See you soon for round 2. All the best, Jeff Evans.

    Jeff evans 14 Feb 2021
  • charlotte thomas Avatar

    Ollie came to us this week to help us with a very over playful Boxer puppy ! Our dog Max took US for a walk rather than the other way around 😂 Ollie showed us the right techniques and helped us to understand what we were doing wrong, after just one session Max is like a totally different dog! We can not thank Ollie enough for what he has done in such a short time THANKS AGAIN DANIELLE AND BEN (and of course Max )

    charlotte thomas 13 Feb 2021
  • Robert Gidman Avatar

    We would highly recommend Leeds Dog School! Our trainer Ollie was fantastic with our pup Otis and we saw an instant change in his ability to walk to heel on a loose lead and being able to walk past another dog without reaction! It’s great they come to see you in your home and go on a walk with you so they understand the issues you may be facing. Overall a fantastic experience and we feel so reassured and confident with the advice we have been given and we know if we have any questions we can contact Ollie to support us further 🙂

    Robert Gidman 05 Feb 2021
  • Marika Calvert Avatar

    I had one lesson with Ollie yesterday to address our bull terrier’s pulling on the lead. Her reaction was like a miracle. I have been out on walk with her today, practiced the technique I’ve been told to do and she’s like a new dog. I have not returned home drowned in sweat and absolutely tired after first time ever. It’s amazing what seeing someone else controlling your dog can do to your way of thinking and confidence with controlling your dog. Thank you.

    Marika Calvert 05 Feb 2021
  • Melanie Hess Avatar

    Ollie came to our house and we went on a walk with our reactive German Shepherd. Within just an hour we were able to see progression. Very great approach, great communication and service. Would recommend to anyone with training needs!

    Melanie Hess 19 Dec 2020
  • Conor Good Avatar

    Ollie was great with my 16 week rottweiler. From the moment he came in to when he left was very informative & confident which is always reassuring. He’s kept in contact and provided me with much more content and information regarding the subjects we spoke about. Highly recommend

    Conor Good 02 Dec 2020
  • Nicola Lunn Avatar

    Oliver was brilliant in helping us with our new dog who is a professional at escaping from the lead and refusing to go for walks. Oliver has helped give our confidence back and now Jake is walking to heal! We are amazed! Thank you Oliver we can now enjoy walks once again! Nicola

    Nicola Lunn 24 Nov 2020

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