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DOG TRAINING, DAYCARE, BOARDING, COURSES & SUPPORT
PROFESSIONAL – RESPONSIVE – FRIENDLY
DOG TRAINING COURSES & CLASSES
From one to one consultations through to hands on dog training, boarding and sitting, Bark and Birch offer something for all dog owners. Because we’re massive dog lovers, we know how stressful it can be parting with your dog to undergo any training, rehabilitation or conditioning. We offer both on site dog training classes where you and your dog attend and one of our specialist trainers will go through a program with you, we also offer boarding and remote training too.
Individually tailored behaviour consultation delivered from a distance. We have a lot of experience working with (extremely) reactive, aggressive and anxious dogs which we will leverage to implement a tailored approach and potentially a program to work on your dog’s
issues. The training targets the triggers that cause your dog to act aggressively and attempts to change their current mentality towards them.
DOG HOTEL BOARDING
Bark & Birch offers a professional dog hotel boarding service – we know how much dog owners love their faithful companions and would rather they stay somewhere warm, safe, secure & fun instead of conventional kennels. Our dog hotel boarding includes the collection and return of your dog, loads of playtime and stimulating activities, daily video and pictures during their stay, tailored dietary requirements, pampering & more.
We take dogs of any size or behaviour.
Here at Bark & Birch we offer a full doggy day care service in and around London. With dogs being so important and a key part of the family we know immediately the questions you may have – we’re fully insured, all of our trainers are fully vetted, we’re secure & we love dogs more than anyone else you’ll ever encounter. If you struggle to find the time for dog walking, train them or simply let them play then doggy daycare is the solution. Your dog will have hours of fun & interaction with our caring and friendly team.
AT BARK & BIRCH, WE'RE PASSIONATE, PATIENT & PERSISTENT WHEN IT COMES TO PREMIUM DOG TRAINING.
These are just a few of the characteristics that describe us. We know each animal is different, and our approach is to build a customised program around your dog. We currently train over 150 dogs per month in and around London. Our London dog training classes are for everyone, whether you live in London or elsewhere – we also offer a dog pick up and collection service as well as premium dog boarding.
The team exists out of dog behaviourists, ex-police/army dog handlers and many other dog lovers.
Kim was a real find – and the Bark and Birch service is fantastic. Responsive, professional and caring. We booked a two week basic residential training course, and our puppy has come back more confident and able to take direction. We’re more confident following the hand over too! We know we’ve ongoing support/advice should we need it which is great as our puppy grows and new training queries appear.
– Rebekah Brown
Millie Bright – Chelsea FC & England Football Player
PUPPY TRAINING SERVICES
As the old saying goes prevention is better than cure. Puppy training is a great way to encourage positive behaviour from the outset, making correction something your less likely to need in the future. We train all types of puppy.
BASIC & ADVANCED DOG OBEDIENCE
Dog obedience is key – whatever your relationship may consist of it’s important for you to have a bond with your dog that includes respect, obedience – let your dog know that you are in charge and not the other way round.
Separation anxiety is a common problem, especially when dogs form such strong bonds with their owners. Being left alone can often lead to unwanted behaviours such as howling, barking or destructive behaviour.
AGGRESSION ISSUES TOWARDS OTHERS
Whether aggression arrises towards other dogs or humans – neither are acceptable and immediate correction is often required. We offer a platform for teaching dogs new, less aggressive behaviours.
Destructive behaviour is another common and unwanted behaviour. If your dog is damaging your home, property, chewing and damaging furniture & furnishings than correction is important, not just to protect you but your dog also.
GUARD DOG TRAINING SERVICES
We can provide assertive dog training services for dogs to become guard dogs, protecting individuals, people and property where required. Our advanced guard dog training will teach your dog to understand threats and potential intrusions.
WHAT OUR CLIENTS ARE SAYING
5 stars to Shelley, our trainer! Shelley was very patient with us, providing us with multiple daily updates, videos and photos of our pup’s progress.
The handover was thorough: Shelley took the time to explain every single thing, told us how to continue Bella’s training and gave us a written a report summarising everything – from the routine she used to the changes of our pup’s behaviour during training.
Bella now understands many commands, walks to heel much better and is a generally better behaved puppy.
We sent our 3 yr old mini sausage dog buddy who had many behaviour problems , he bit our 8yr old son, bark and birch sorted out the training super fast and at very short notice.
Our trainer Shelly was absolutely brilliant, she kept us updated daily , with messages and video of what training she had done with him.
Buddy spent 4 week with Shelly and came bk a completely different dog.
Shelly was very upfront about the amount of work us as a family had to put in to make sure her hard work paid off, Shelly took on board what issue buddy had and tailored a training package for him.
OVER 4000 DOGS TRAINED
We’re very proud to have trained over 4000 dogs across London, The UK & Now Europe.
We’re passionate about dogs and making a difference – that’s why we’ve donated over £20,000 to dog charities.
WE TRAIN DOGS NATIONWIDE ACROSS 3 COUNTRIES WHILE OFFERING DAYCARE IN SPECIFIC LOCATIONS
OVER 160KG OF DOG FOOD DONATED
It’s our dream, our vision to never see another dog go hungry – every little contribution we make helps.
Our team continues to grow – we have over 70 employees, everyone of them an avid dog lover with specialised skills.
We’ve got LOTS of exceptional reviews and for good reason, we’re all about giving you the dog owner, the best.
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