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Easter Holidays

Command Dog Training School will be closed from Good Friday and reopen on Easter Tuesday. No classes are running on Saturday 31 March, Monday 2 April and Tuesday 3 April. Classes resume from Wednesday 4 April. Happy Easter to all.

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Team Recall

MY DOG WONT COME BACK WHEN CALLED

This is by far one of the most common behavioural problems dog owners seem to experience not just in Melbourne but across our planet. You take your dog to the park and let him off for a play. After a little while you call him and… he ignores you. Then you start yelling and screaming […]

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Christmas / New Year Hours

Our office will be closed from Saturday 30 December and reopen on Monday 8 January. You can still book by going to our Timetables menu and download the enrollment form. New Puppy classes commence from Saturday 13 January at Burwood East, Richmond and Malvern East. All other classes resume as follows: Burwood East: Wednesday evening […]

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Thinder

All Saturday Classes 2 December Cancelled due to severe weather forecast

This is to confirm that due to the severe weather forecasted by the Bureau of Meteorology for Friday through to Saturday this week, we are cancelling all outdoor classes for Saturday 2 December. Affected venues are (Blackburn English Language School, Burwood East; Gasworks Arts Park, Albert Park and McKinnon Secondary College, McKinnon). We are disappointed […]

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SNAIL BAIT POISONING DOGS & CATS

I have been prompted to write this article after a client just recently lost their rescue Labrador after he got into their garage found the snail bait before ingesting it. The active ingredient in snail bait which is harmful and can be fatal to dogs and cats is called Metaldehyde. There is no antidote to […]

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DOGS WHO CHASE THEIR TAILS

Tail-chasing in dogs might seem to be a common and relatively benign factor of playful behaviour in dogs. But when done in excess, the primary causes of tail chasing often involve elements of learned behaviour or medical problems or possibly both. Dogs that were separated too early from their mothers or had poor care from […]

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