Welcome to Take the Lead Dog Training ~
Based in Tavistock, Devon, we are conveniently located to offer exceptional:
- 1-2-1 dog training
- Problem behaviour modification
- Dog walking, pet sitting and luxurious
- Home boarding services
Throughout West Devon, mid-Devon and East Cornwall. Please see our services page for dog training and behavior modification throughout Devon, Cornwall and further afield *
Take the Lead Dog Training offers a first class service with proven (real world), evidenced results at an extremely competitive rate. Though well established, we are a progressive service, and come highly recommended from many clients with puppies to problematic pooches!
Our dog training is effective, simple and above all, totally humane. At Take the lead dog training, we get results that last – Fast!
*Services further afield incur surcharges. Please enquire for full details.
With a lifetime of experience in dog training and working dogs, we offer passionate and totally committed one-to-one dog training in Plymouth and throughout Devon and Cornwall. We provide canine behaviour advice throughout Plymouth, Devon and Cornwall too, using proven canine behaviour modification techniques along with a wealth of practical ‘real world’ application; we are extremely efficient and effective in addressing your dogs' ‘problems’, fears and phobias. We settle for nothing less than 100% customer satisfaction - both human and canine!
Operating on a ‘we come to you’ basis, we aim to make the training process as simple and stress free as possible – that’s just for you, we guarantee your dog will love it!
Take the lead dog training also offer a first class, CRB checked dog walking and pet sitting service, covering Tavistock and surrounding areas. Treating your pets as we would treat our own, we are THE choice for busy pet owners who demand absolute professionalism in the care of their pets.
Our home boarding service is second to none. Your dogs (maximum of 2) live with our family during your absence. All requirements are catered for and each dog will receive a MINIMUM of 2hrs free running moorland exercise (if required) per day. We firmly believe that we offer the best home boarding facilities you will find!
All our dog training and behaviour modification is completely humane and TOTALLY effective. We understand dogs and we understand canine learning psychology. Consequently, we provide training that lasts in the ‘real world’. No choke chains, no intimidation and absolutely no confrontation: just TOTALLY EFFECTIVE dog training!
Whilst specializing in livestock worrying (sheep chasing) and establishing a 100% effective ‘total recall’, we cater for all breeds, ages and temperaments. Bashful to boisterous, timid to troublesome, successfully treating ‘problematic’ behaviours including but by no means limited to:
- Recall (dog not coming back to you) – Our most popular complaint, we’ve perfected this!
- Pulling on the lead – A close second!
- Excessive and unsociable barking
- Jumping up
- Livestock worrying (sheep chasing) – A Take the lead speciality! We aim to eradicate this potentially life-threatening behavior for good!
- Chasing cats/birds etc
- Painful nipping and biting
- Destructive behaviour
- Separation anxiety
- Crate training
- Car travel
- House training
- Aggression issues (in all their glory)!
- General obedience/manners both on and off lead
- Puppy training and socialization
This list is by no means exhaustive! Please browse our site for further information on our dog training techniques. If you are seeking professional dog training, one to one dog training or a dog walking service in and around Plymouth or Tavistock, (or professional dog training / behavior services elsewhere throughout Devon and Cornwall) - Let us help you Take The Lead and establish !
We look forward to hearing from you,
Jamie and Louise.