Training Programmes

Training programmes

With a wealth of experience, we are excited to be specialising in 1-2-1 training programmes for puppies and adolescent dogs.

These programmes have been designed to give you personalised training. We can help you to work on fantastic foundations including life skills. Life skills can include politeness to visitors, going to the pub or cafe, family picnic, etc. 

Helping both novice and experienced owners right from the start to create the perfect relationship between you and your puppy as they grow into the dog that you have always wanted. Puppies don’t stay puppies for long. From 14 weeks of age they can hit adolescence head on. Causing some owners to question what they have done by getting a puppy! This can make owners feel very overwhelmed. Putting people and adolescent dogs in a class environment isn’t always the answer especially if you have never owned a  dog before. 

Don’t worry about socialisation; we will teach you the correct way to socialise your puppy. There is so much more to socialisation than allowing puppies to play. We will give you the information and help to ensure that your puppy is socialised to your world in the correct way.

Paws 4 Training do not deal with dog behavioural issues. 

For any behaviour issues you may be having with your dog please get in touch with Tamasine Smith Leadchanges

What we can help with

We will put together a training programme of all the exercises you would like to cover with your puppy or adolescent dog. You will have access to supporting videos for the exercises that we work on to help you with your training at home.

Examples of what we can cover:

  • Settle on a mat
  • Focus exercises – response to name, eye contact and touch (target training)
  • Bombproof sit
  • Loose lead walking
  • Recall
  • Stay or wait
  • Desensitisation
  • How to stop jumping up
Of course there are plenty more things we can work on with you and your puppy or dog!
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Our Methods

We use behaviour based training which includes problem solving for the dogs. This helps their partly formed brain to understand and retain the information better.

We will work with you to achieve a foundation level of training throughout your training programme which will be progressed to working under distraction. 

By using problem solving techniques, luring and free shaping this will allow your puppy time to think to work out what behaviour we want them to do. We always work at the dog’s pace.

With over 14 years’  professional dog training experience and a lifetime experience of having dogs, you will be in great hands learning how to lay down excellent foundations for future training.

Each puppy and owner are unique, and we adapt our training programmes to suit the clients we are working with.

We are happy for future clients to visit us at our training centre to come and watch how we work or just have a chat. Please get in touch to organise a convenient time to visit.

Availability for Training Programmes

Sessions can take place evenings and Saturdays. Daytime Monday – Thursday during term time.

TERM DATES

26th February 2024 – 4th April 2024
22nd April 2024 – 30th May 2024
17th June 2024 – 31st July 2024
4th September 2024 – 18th October 2024
4th November 2024 – 18th December 2024

Please refer to our Ts & Cs for timescales for 1-2-1s to be used

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What is included within our training programmes?

The cost for our sessions includes travel expenses to your home or another suitable location; e.g. an enclosed field. Any secure fields that we have to hire for use for the training sessions will be an additional cost to the client.

We offer 5 x 1 hour sessions for our programmes. Please contact us for prices.

What is included in each programme: 

  1. A tailor-made training programme for your puppy
  2. Ongoing support throughout your training programme
  3. We will give you feedback on a maximum 3 videos per day, 1-2 minutes long
  4. 15 min free q & a by phone or free WhatsApp questions
  5. Access to supporting training videos and documentation to support your training at home
  6. WhatsApp questions free for life. Should you require more input this will be charged per half hour or a full hour for calls or for in-person training.

Family members are welcome to attend the training this will ensure you all receive the training techniques first-hand 

Payment is required before any training commence. Please contact us to find out how much our programmes cost.

Contact us to discuss your requirements

Click on the button below to book a discovery call or alternatively you can email us using the form on the contact page Contact – Paws 4 Training

We look forward to hearing from you and working with you and your puppy.

Training Centre Location

Our training centre is located at the back of Road Green Farm on Bungay Road, NR15 2NQ.

We have plenty of off-road parking. A secure outdoor training paddock and an indoor training centre with toilet facilities.

To find us click on this link which will take you to our contact page where you will find directions Contact – Paws 4 Training

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We look forward to welcoming you

Creating outstanding training in Norfolk by exceeding our customers expectations