To guide you through those early weeks

PUPPY HOME START

If you are thinking of getting a new puppy I am happy to have a chat with you over the phone to help you draw up a plan for selecting the right breed, breeder and how to go about choosing the correct puppy for your lifestyle.

When you first bring a puppy home it can be very exciting but daunting all at the same time, so I am on hand to come and guide you through those key canine development stages to ensure that your puppy grows up to be a well-mannered dog.

The home visit includes topics such as crate and toilet training, how to train your puppy in the basic skills to sit, down, come, walk to heel, and leave objects. During the session, you discover how dogs learn and how to avoid common problems. In addition to practical training, we will talk about how to go about appropriate habituation to places and people, and socialising with other dogs. 

Book your visit calling Jill on 07901 651 663

Puppy Home Start Consultations

Puppy Starter Call – £50

1 hr Telephone call to cover topics such as:

How to prepare for the first night and what to expect, preventing problems, and setting up successful routines from the beginning.

Standard Home Visit – £150

I come to your home and spend up to 2 hrs with you, usually before the final vaccinations have been administered, around a week to 10 days after you’ve brought your puppy home. The session is tailored to meet your needs and usually covers things like

  • What, when and where to train
  • Preventing problems before they occur
  • Routines and daily management
  • Toilet Training
  • Crate Training
  • Life Skills
  • Foundation skills any puppy needs like recall, sit, loose lead walking.
  • How to go about appropriate socialisation

Premium Home Visit – 3hrs advice and support – £190

Advice and Guidance on how to prepare for your puppy coming home. This is split between an initial telephone call and a home visit.

Before homecoming (1hr telephone/zoom call)

  • Equipment recommendations
  • Set up considerations for the best start
  • Problem Prevention
  • What to ask your breeder
  • How to get your puppy home

After bringing your puppy home – up to 2hr home visit

  • What, when and where to train
  • Preventing problems before they occur
  • Routines and daily management
  • Toilet Training
  • Crate Training
  • Life Skills
  • Foundation skills any puppy needs like recall, sit, loose lead walking.
  • How to go about appropriate socialisation

Here’s some feedback from clients Jill has helped

Puppy training and manners – introducing another dog to the family

“Reminded me of basics that I had learnt with Bodger to use on Mabel. She has been much calmer since Jill’s visit and I love the Gencon lead which I believe will change my whole walks with both dogs and yet it is so gentle.  Jill’s help once again with a common sense attitude and gentle but firm ways is an excellent way for any dog owner and I always promote her services to anyone I meet with dog problems.” (Kathleen R)

Setting a good example, teaching new puppy different commands.

“I noticed how well Zulu reacted to the new commands and how quickly he learnt.  I can see that being consistent is key and now is the time to set these new rules and routines before he does pick up bad habits.

The session was very helpful as it reinforced what you think you know but often fail to implement.  I was sceptical at first at the need to reward Zulu as in my naivety I felt that he should want to please me anyway.  I see now that this is the way forward and I will hope to ease off on the treats as Zulu develops.  It is also important to me that Zulu fits in with us and our routines and not the other way round and that he doesn’t have just one Master but we all have our own relationship with him.  I am looking forward to seeing him grow and develop and the challenges that lie ahead.” (Emily W)

Gundogs

Have you got a gundog breed at home? Would you like to train him/her for the shooting field, or would you just like to train your dog to a high level? I can help with these scenarios.

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Puppy Training

When you first bring a puppy home it can be very exciting but daunting all at the same time, so I am on hand to come and guide you through those key canine development stages to ensure that your puppy grows up to be well-mannered.

See More