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Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Separation anxiety is a condition, which can appear in dogs when they are in distress and exhibit behavioural problems when separated from their handlers.  Separation anxiety will typically become noticeable within five minutes of departure of the handler.  Separation anxiety occurs in situations where the dog is unable to manage being on its own.  Some […]

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Puppy Conditioning and Socialisation During Critical Periods

Many people who acquire puppies at eight weeks of age need to consider a lot more than perhaps how cute and cuddly their puppy is.  They need to begin a training process based on effective communication; understanding how and when the puppy develops its character; socialising and conditioning; establishing sound behaviour patterns; and appeal to […]

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EASTER: NO CLASSES

Obedience Classes,  Basic to Advanced and Puppy Training Classes at all our venues Albert Park, McKinnon, Richmond and Burwood East will not be running at the on Easter Saturday 15 April; Easter Monday 17 April. Classes resume Tuesday 18 April.

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DOCKLANDS DEMO HUGE SUCCESS

Our hard working demonstration team The Command Dogs were at it again last Sunday. This time at Docklands’ Billuk Park in conjunction with Lend Lease and the City of Melbourne’s Dock Community Hub. Two demonstrations were performed in the afternoon in warm and humid conditions. The ever-present sounds of the Grand Prix drifting from Albert […]

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Command Dogs at Docklands This Sunday

COMMAND DOGS AT DOCKLANDS THIS SUNDAY 26 APRIL Our amazing team are wrapping up March with another demonstration at Docklands. Neighbour Day Sunday 26 March 2017 12pm – 4pm Buluk Park – 894 Collins Street Victoria Harbour, Docklands Our team will be showcasing our school’s various levels of training from Basic Obedience Training, Intermediate Obedience and […]

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NO CLASSES LABOUR DAY LONG WEEKEND 11 March – 13 March

Please note that due to the Labour Day Long Weekend, no dog obedience training classes including our Intermediate and Advanced dog training classes, will be running at all our Melbourne Dog Training venues. This includes Burwood East dog training venue, McKinnon dog training venue, Albert Park dog training venue and Richmond dog training venue.

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Command Dogs Busy March Schedule

Our Demo Team has a busy month ahead with three major demonstrations commencing on Sunday 5 March at the Craigeburn Festival, then on 19 March the City of Glen Eira’ Pet Expo at Allnutt Park and finally on 26 March The Dog Day Out at Buluk Park Docklands. Stay tuned for more details and pics

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ARE YOU A PACK LEADER?

5 Tips for establishing leadership with your dog. Don’t Anthropomorphise your dog. They are not human and do not possess our intellect or reasoning abilities. Talking to them in sentences and expecting them to understand you is a recipe for misunderstanding and confusion. Basic Obedience Training is a must in order to create a better […]

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COMMAND DOGS FAWKNER PARK CITY OF MELBOURNE DEMO

Our incredibly talented team the Command Dogs were at it again with another successful demonstration for the City of Melbourne’s Responsible Dog Ownership Program. A beautiful sunny Sunday morning in Melbourne gave our team a great opportunity to showcase what can be achieved with a well trained dog. Instructor Carolyn and Basil were on hand […]

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