Bark&Birch

About Us

 

 

Passionate. Patient. Persistent. Pet-lovers. 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 300 dogs per month and operate nationwide across the United Kingdom, Ireland and Portugal.

 

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

Our story

Passionate. Patient. Persistent. Pet-lovers. 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 300 dogs per month.

The team exists out of dog behaviourists, ex-police/army dog handlers and many other dog lovers.

​We strongly believe that issues with our dogs start with us as dog owners which is why our training always incorporates training the owner.

We will tailor a solution based on your and your dogs needs, just to name a few things that we can help with:

  • Puppy training
  • Basic & advanced obedience
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Human and or dog aggression
  • Destructive behaviour
  • Specific behaviour and obedience related issues
  • Guard dog training
  • Doggy Day Care
  • Holiday Boarding

Get in touch now so that we can schedule a free intro call.

We speak: Dutch, English, German, Portuguese, French, Italian, Spanish & Arab
Licensed & Insured

ABOUT OUR COMPANY

Our mission is to help people and their dog’s life happier lives together. We currently train over 300 dogs per month across the United Kingdom, Ireland & Portugal through a combination of 1:1 training as well as several board & train (residential) programs.

We also offer doggy daycare and holiday boarding.

Bark & Birch runs a rescue shelter in Cascais, Portugal

Please get in touch if you would like to learn more.

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

We’ve helped to train thousands of dogs over the years – and we’re proud of our reputation.

    5 star review  Our experience with Bark and Birch was fantastic. Our Cockapoo Sadie needed training for walking to heel, separation anxiety, greeting people, and to become more comfortable in her crate. We were able to chose a specialized two week course. Sadie's trainer Shelley was absolutely perfect. She accomplished all of our goals and we were given updates daily with videos/pictures. When Sadie really enjoyed a particular toy and treat, she even sent us a picture so we could get it for home as well. The handover was great. Shelley took time to make sure we understood the new commands and answered ALL of our questions. Since having Sadie back, Shelley has also been very responsive to some follow up questions. Highly recommend Shelley as a trainer!

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    11/30/2020

    5 star review  I was really nervous about boarding my puppy for 2 weeks, but I knew it was essential for his development. I never felt pressured to take on their service, they offered a balanced opinion, which was helpful and comforting. Communication was consistent and regular. I received regular updates, pictures and videos, which was a huge comfort. Bark and Birch were accommodating where possible and very professional. I highly recommend Bark and Birch, best decision that I made and great value for money. Now I can enjoy my puppy as opposed to being a very tired, stressed puppy mum! Personal thank you to Corrina.

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    10/19/2020

    5 star review  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.

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    11/09/2020

“Bark & Birch has been a god send. Our 2 year old PUG was destroying everything, their 2 week course made such a difference” 

Rachel Anderson

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’re passionate about dogs and making a difference – that’s why we’ve donated over £20,000 to dog charities.

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 60 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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