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Adolescent Dog Training Courses

My adolescent dog training courses are designed uniquely for adolescent dogs between the age of 6 months old and up to two years of age.

We begin with a consultation so you can share your personal situation, challenges and desires. I can then tailor-make a training programme for you and your dog.

Adolescence can be a very challenging time for dog owners. Your dog is going through hormonal changes, growing pains and may also be keen to explore more independently.

If you feel like you just can’t do it anymore or that your dog is broken, take a deep breath. What you are going through is completely normal and a natural developmental phase.

With compassionate support and guidance on your specific situation, I can help you navigate the teenage stage feeling cool, calm and collected.

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Training can include:

★ Teaching your dog to focus on you
★ Establishing and maintaining boundaries through adolescence
★ Perfecting recall, loose lead walking, “leave it”, and “drop”
★ Nurturing the evolving relationship
★ Working through and preparing for distractions
★ Perfecting manners at doorways
★ Practising self-control and teaching your dog to be calm and relaxed

Programme Outline

ADOLESCENT

Basic Adolescent

£300
  • 4 one hour training sessions
  • Follow up notes
  • Email/WhatsApp support in-between sessions
  • 1 x 15 mins turbo call
  • Video review and feedback
  • Access to private Facebook group
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ADOLESCENT

Advanced Adolescent

£420
  • 6 one hour training sessions
  • Follow up notes
  • Email/WhatsApp support in-between sessions
  • 1 x 15 mins turbo call
  • Video review and feedback
  • Access to private Facebook group
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ADOLESCENT

Adoption Prep

£150

Everything you need to know before bringing your teenage dog home

  • Tailored advice
  • Follow up notes with links and resources
  • Duration 1.5/2 hours
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Bolt on sessions will be available to existing clients once the programme ends: £80 x 1 hour, including follow up notes.

Client Testimonials

Samantha Hickman and Poppy

"We really found Giulia to be a breath of fresh air"

We really found Giulia to be a breath of fresh air in how she professional she carries out her business as a trainer and as to how knowledgeable she is. "It's been so easy to deal with you and your knowledge is second to none. I've really enjoyed your sessions and have come away feeling like a more confident dog owner and in tune with Poppy way more now- very empowering :)" I would highly recommend Giulia and likely to use her again in the coming months for her other classes. Thanks very much for all of your help

Francesco, Sam and Bella

"She will always go above and beyond"

We needed help with loose lead walking for our sprocker spaniel puppy and Giulia did an amazing job! She delivered a well organised, thought through and clear 3 week training programme. We found the training very useful and we achieved amazing results! Giulia is very professional and knowledgeable, she will always go above and beyond to answer any questions even after the training. I would definitely recommend booking training with Giulia!

Naomi, Tom and Otis

"I would highly recommend hiring Giulia if you are looking for 1:1 support with your adolescent pooch"

Giulia is such a brilliant dog trainer, I would highly recommend hiring her if you are looking for 1:1 support with your adolescent pooch. She really listened to our concerns over the 4 week programme and gave us lots of actionable steps and encouragement in the sessions, whilst following up with an email full of brilliant resources that we could recap on and practice with our dog! In between sessions Giulia was always happy to answer questions over WhatsApp and trouble shoot. Particularly in some difficult moments when we were struggling with teenage behaviour. She was never judgemental and always very kind and caring towards us and our dog, which made the sessions really enjoyable and relaxed. We feel so much happier having worked with Giulia and know have some great tools which we are using on a daily basis as training with our dog.

Naomi, Tom and Otis

"I would highly recommend hiring Giulia if you are looking for 1:1 support with your adolescent pooch"

I can’t recommend Giulia and her dog training sessions enough - she is kind, approachable and understanding. I felt listened too, and every session she ensured I was happy with the exercises we were doing. She has taught me so much and given me lots of tools and skills to help get through the rollercoaster of adolescence! I feel more in tune with my dog’s natural needs and how I can use them to develop her training further. Thank you so much!

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