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East Devon


Professional Dog Training & Behaviour Correction

"Where a well-trained dog is not a happy accident!"

07887 998788      Devon, West Dorset, Somerset       01404 45035


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Posted on 3 October, 2018 at 12:20 Comments comments (268)
New Course Planned
I have been asked by a couple of clients recently who have been through the WildDogz program for a Refresher Course or similar.
As I have been thinking about this for some time now, I have decided to act on this and am now planning to establish this additional course to my current portfolio.
My thought is to take "key elements" from the 3-primary courses (puppy, intermediate & advanced) and to put together a casual and fun course to work on improving these key elements with added distractions, the other attendees. This course will also allow for bespoke challenges (excluding aggressive behaviours).
A 4-week (possibly 6-week, TBC) Course of 1-hour sessions held in the barn on a Tuesday evening (18:30~19:30), hopefully to start on October 30th.
Would this be of interest to you? If so, please get in touch to confirm suitability & availability asap.
As with all our courses, a maximum of 8-attendees so places are limited.
This course is only suitable for dogs that have achieved at least an intermediate level of training previously. For all other cases you should consider our Puppy Socialisation & Lifeskills, Intermediate Improvers or Advanced Social Skills courses. If in doubt, please call to discuss.
07887 998788 or 0800 9752011
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Social Opportunities

Posted on 4 September, 2017 at 7:53 Comments comments (1)
Its once more that time of year and our Fun Agility sessions and social sessions will soon commence again.
Starting on Thursday 14th September @ 18:30 will be the first fun agility session.
Jumps, weaves, tyres, seesaw, A-Frame, tunnel, come and have some fun and good exercise with your dog.
Free Tea & Coffee
Maximum of 6 dogs
£6 per session (1-hour)

Starting on Wednesday 20th September @ 18:30 will be the first social session. The dogs will be allowed to play with various toys as well as themselves for a whole hour, a great way to socialise and let off some steam. 
Free Tea & Coffee.
Maximum of 6 dogs, no dogs with aggressive tendencies will be allowed on these sessions.
£6 per session (1-hour)

Additional (later) sessions may also be added subject to demand, all places on a first come first served basis, please do not book a space unless you can definitely use the space.

Many thanks

Trevor Norman mcfba MGoDT[MT]
+447887 998788

WildDogz ~ Taming the Wolf inside your Dog!

New Improvers Workshops launched

Posted on 30 August, 2017 at 4:43 Comments comments (104)
NEW & Coming Soon to WildDogz

A selection of two-hour bespoke Improvers Workshops intended to help improve targeted areas of your dogs behaviour.
Operated in small groups of 8-attendees maximum in a public environment for maximum benefit, the first two workshops planned will cover the following:
  • Lead-Manners - this will include an introduction, social skills opportunities, equipment check followed by a lengthy on-lead walk exposing the dogs to a variety of differing stimulants concluded with a final session debrief and Q & A session. An opportunity to try and or purchase different equipment will be available.

  • Recall - this will include an introduction, a short walk to the first session location where using a variety of differing equipment we shall conduct individual and group recalls before moving on to a second location following a 15-minute lead-walk to conduct the second recall session. This is concluded by a 15-minute lead-walk back to the assembly point. An opportunity to try and purchase different equipment will be available.

You are welcome to attend both workshops but please note, these workshops are behaviour targeted and only the intended discipline will be covered.
If you have other issues you would like to discuss, please call for details of our 1:2:1 training solutions. 

WildDogz ~ Taming the Wolf inside your Dog!

New Courses planned

Posted on 21 March, 2017 at 6:14 Comments comments (614)
Spring is sprung and with longer days looming, I am planning some additional courses to assist with the continued development of your dogs:

Saturday 1st April, 16:00 ~ 17:00 - Improvers Course, 5 & 10-session options available, no set agenda, you work on what you choose, in the barn, the yards or paddock! £62.50 for the 5-week option or £100 for the 10-week saving 20%

Saturday 29th April, 13:00 ~ 14:00 - Advanced Social Skills Course - following on from the puppy socialisation & lifeskills course, this provides a challenging but fun range of disciplines to further the education, understanding and relationship of and between you and your dog. £75 for the 6-session program, additional training handouts also provided.

Tuesday evening in April (TBC) ~ Silent Handling Course. For those of you who have completed the puppy and advanced courses, this course is intended for you to develop your own skills further to enhance your handling of and relationship with your dog. Covering all previously learnt skills, only .....silently!! Fun but challenging, we don't run many of these courses. £75 for the 6-session program.
All courses will have a maximum of 8 dogs. These courses may not be suitable for dogs with current behaviour issues, contact me to discuss suitability or alternative options.
Interested in any of the above?
Let me know asap so I can book you in and confirm the details - check out the website or call free on 0800 9752011
Trevor Norman mcfba MGoDT[MT]
+447887 998788

WildDogz ~ Taming the Wolf inside your Dog!


Posted on 24 August, 2016 at 9:43 Comments comments (100)
Starting on Thursday 8th September, our fun agility sessions will be starting again.

A full range of competition standard agility equipment is available purely for fun and socialising.
Hot refreshments provided.

Only 8-places per session are available so book your place NOW
0800 9752011

WildDogz ~ Taming the Wolf inside your Dog!


Posted on 24 August, 2016 at 9:40 Comments comments (1)
Starting at the end of September, we added another course to our portfolio and will now be offering the option of an Improver Course.

The Improver Course is a 5 or 10-session program available to anyone whose puppy or dog has had at least some basic training but needs more to continue to develop to a satisfactory standard.

Additionally, it is a great follow on for our clients to have attended the Puppy Foundation Course and Advanced Social Skills Course as it provides additional real-life practice under supervision and in a stimulating environment.

Limited to a maximum of 8 attendees, this course promises to be fun, interactive and effective.

Call Now on 0800 97532011 for more details and to book or go via our website

WildDogz ~ Taming the Wolf inside your Dog!


Posted on 26 February, 2016 at 9:40 Comments comments (6)
NEW from WildDogz

We are planning two specialist training workshops for later this year:

Livestock Desensitisation - with a selection of common farm/countryside animals, plus a look at how the law relates to dog owners in the country, a half-day workshop is offered. Light refreshments provided and a certificate of attendance issued.

Canine First Aid - provided by a canine health professional, we are holding a full-day workshop suitable for all dog owners, groomers, walkers and home-boarders.
Lunch & refreshments provided and a certificate of attendance issued.

See website for more details or Facebook -

WildDogz ~ Taming the Wolf inside your Dog!

Social Sessions & Fun Agility

Posted on 29 January, 2016 at 7:35 Comments comments (5)
Good Morning

An Update on our recent new service which due to popular demand, we are looking at extending.
Every Wednesday evening, 18:30~19:30 Fun Social Session with a range of toys and our Straw Pit with treats scattered throughout the straw to encourage natural scenting/foraging. A second session may also be introduced.
Every Thursday evening, 18:30~19:30 Fun Agility with a range of agility equipment but without the intensity of competition agility - purely fun (& fitness).
Due to the popularity of the agility session, another session is being planned for Thursday, 19:45~20:45
All held in our floodlit barn so weather not an issue and a maximum of 8 dogs per session to keep it sensible and sessions will run from September to end of May.
£5 per dog per session, free tea/coffee/hot chocolate and biscuits.
Make new friends whilst your dog does the same.
Get in touch today - 0800 9752011 or see our Facebook page for more info and pictures or search for Friends of WildDogz on Facebook.
Dogs not trained by WildDogz may need a temperament assessment prior to being allowed to participate.

Dog Grooming

Posted on 31 July, 2015 at 5:54 Comments comments (7)
Paula at Poppy's Pals Grooming is now City & Guilds level 3 qualified.
For more information go to our website

Mobile App

Posted on 24 July, 2015 at 5:56 Comments comments (14)
We have a new mobile App to make it even easier for you to stay in touch with us, check it out:

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many thanks