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Dog Training & Behaviour Classes Callan Kilkenny – Book Now!

Dog Training Classes in Callan, Kilkenny Located off the Callan by pass, signed for Kilkenny Crystal on the L1020. Puppy classes starting Tuesday evening May 22 .  Under 6 months 7 to 8 PM  Over 6 months 8.30 9.30 pm.

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Puppy Training Classes

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We have MOVED TO  CALLAN.  INDOOR AND OUTDOOR FACILITIES.  Four week Puppy class  starting on Tuesday evening May 22  2018  Under 6 months 7pm to 8 pm.  Over 6 months 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm.  All pups must be vaccinated.

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Dogs need secure outside space.

I was recently asked to go and see a seven month old pup to address some house training issues.  What became apparent was the dog’s lack of access to the garden.  The dog had previously escaped out of the garden

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Puppies and Dogs.

I have recently started to work with a very large dog who is taller than me when he jumps up on his hind legs. Both as a private individual and a professional dog trainer I find this situation extremely worrying.

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Head Space

As a dog trainer I am passionate about training dogs and it is rarely a a task to go out and spend time training my own dogs. Although I have learnt along the way that you must be in the

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Socializing dogs with children.

  I received a telephone call from a distraught mother recently who was concerned about her dogs behaviour toward her eighteen month old daughter. After listening for a few minuets I asked her to describe to me again exactly what

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can you have a nice garden and a dog?

I have been asked for my thoughts on this matter by the garden writer in the Irish Times magazine (Home & Design supplement May 21) Here are some of my words: Think carefully about the size and breed traits of

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I have just received a call from a woman who was given a dog she did not want.  Please do not give a dog as a surprise present. It is often unwanted. The recipient is often grieving the loss of

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IKC Top Working trials dog 2014, 2015, & 2016. Working trials champion Sassy.

Sam & Sassy win again.
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Sassy’s sweep of Success

Happy new year and welcome to The Canine College.  Since we last spoke my great little dog Sassy aka Working trials champion Ryan’s Daughter has been on something of a roll winning six green stars.  She has won three this

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