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Melbourne Cup Day Extra-Long Weekend – No Training

Hi all. Please note that due to the Melbourne Cup Day Extra-Long Weekend our classes will not be running from Saturday 3 November to Tuesday 6 November. We will be back on-board Wednesday 7 November. Have a great long weekend and see you back at training next week.

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Dog Attack

The tragic death of a 14-month-old girl at her family home highlights again the importance of managing dogs and humans correctly. This is not to say the little girl’s family hadn’t but when you have any children mixing with any dog/s regardless of breed, supervision is paramount. At this point we don’t know the circumstances […]

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Winter Warming Meatballs

Here is a doggy recipe for something special that can be frozen and reheated for these really chilly nights – your dog will love them! Ingredients 230g beef mince 1 carrot, grated 1/2 cup breadcrumbs 1 egg 1 teaspoon tomato purée Method Add all the ingredients into a large bowl and mix together well. Divide […]

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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 […]

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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


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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