Meet The South Shields Dog Trainer
We are one of the UKs leading dog training company who have helped over 3000 dogs!
We were voted UKs Best Dog Trainers by the public (clients), against 11,000 other businesses!
"One of the UK's Top Dog Trainers"
Hounds & Hooves Ltd
About The Dog Trainers
🐾 We are trained, certified and accredited dog trainers and pet behaviourists in the North East.
🐾 We have specialists in reactive and aggressive dogs, particularly herding breeds like German Shepherds and Border Collies.
🐾 We have a senior instructor for the Dog Training College as our head trainer who trains other trainers to deliver seminars to the public.
🐾 We have 2 training venues in the North East and a Dog walking company rated 2nd in the UK. More venues will be added soon!
🐾 We work with hundreds of dogs every month in classes and 1:1s with fantastic success rates.
🐾 We have multiple awards for dog training including winners of UK Dog Trainer of the Year, certificates in double figures and have been in multiple books, blogs and online areas.
You can trust me with your dogs behavioural modification!
I haven't always been a dog trainer, although it has always been a passion! I grew up with a German Shepherd cross Collie called Ben who was a fantastic dog, extremely well behaved and loving, except that he was an escape artist. Sadly he grew old and crossed the rainbow bridge when I was 11 years old.
For the next 14 years, I was dogless! I even had cats!
After leaving school, I worked in a door factory for a few months before starting a job in the Court Service. During my time in the court service, I learned a method called LEAN. This was a way of getting from A to B for a certain task in the quickest and most effective way whilst minimising risk, which is something that I can now bring to dog training. I stayed in the Court Service for 9 years, and while there I had a variety of jobs, from management to Court Clerking for Circuit Judges, I worked on various projects including ones where I created processes for Bills that were passing through Parliament and fed back recommendations to them.