Available in the following areas in the United Arab Emirates:

Abu Dhabi

Al Ain

Dubai

CONTACT ME

sonja@dogversation.net

Tel: +971 50 533 0142

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My Approach

Social Learning is about establishing a balanced relationship between you and your dog  which is based on respect and trust. 

This relationship goes deeper than feeding your dog treats to impose obedience. Discipline, exercise and affection are much more effective. 


The problem with tangible rewards as a means of training dogs, is that as soon as the treat is withdrawn, the animal stops listening.

You need to earn your dogs' loyalty and obedience by interacting with them competently, dealing with your own personal strengths and weaknesses and opening yourself up to your dog. 

I will guide you through this process to build a long lasting bond between you and your dog which will be the basis for any future training. 

Social Learning

Obedience training is the more technical side of dog training which helps you take control of your dog in everyday situations. 

 

Self-discipline, consistency and endurance will determine your dogs obedience and I can work with you to learn the most efficient techniques for satisfying results. 

Everyday basics include:

 

  • House training

  • Sit & Down until released from the command

  • Comfortably walking on the leash without pulling

  • Safely walking off the leash

  • Fetch

Obedience Training

Some dogs have developed behaviour problems such as anxiety, excessive excitability, excessive barking and even aggression towards other dogs, pets or humans. 

Those problems might have developed slowly over time or suddenly surface and they can be linked to bad socialisation, a traumatic experience, genetics or most likely a combination of these factors.

What is crucial here, is to understand the root of the problem before applying any kind of training. 

After conducting a professional dog behaviour analysis, I will work with you on a personal training program to help you and your dog cope with everyday life situations. 

Behaviour Modification

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