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General Enquiries

I was just wondering about prices?


Check out all our Pricing Plans here. They’re the smartest way to train your dog. https://www.smartdogtraining.co/plans-pricing




Our vet recommended we get in contact with you, what next?


First you’ll need to register your dog by signing up to our site https://www.smartdogtraining.co then book in the service you require and you’ll receive a confirmation email, if any further information is required you’ll be contacted soon after making your booking.




My friend recommended we get in touch, I'm not sure whether we would need to come to you or if you would come to us?


Training sessions are usually held at your home, garden or at a suitable location.




Are you still able to do home visits during lockdown?


Yes certainly. At Smart Dog Training you and your dog’s health and safety is of paramount importance. We follow strict government guidelines and the advice from the Canine Feline Sector Group. Ensuring social distance is maintained at all times; personal protection equipment is worn and any equipment used is anti-bac cleaned between sessions.




What’s your availability for 1-2-1 Coaching and what do you need to know beforehand; also how do I register and book sessions in?


Opening hours are 9AM-7PM weekdays and 9AM-1PM Saturdays. When you book online you gain access to the trainer’s live availability and you’ll also be asked to answer a few questions about you and your dog, so the trainer has a bit of background before the meeting. https://www.smartdogtraining.co/bookings-checkout/1-2-1-coaching




Where will we meet the trainer, online or in person?


Remote online sessions are available in addition to in-person consulation services; a Zoom link is automatically provided with some services in the confirmation email, sent at the time of booking. No App or special equipment is needed and a Free 30 minute Chat online is available for you to meet the trainer. Claim your 1st Session Free Now! https://www.smartdogtraining.co/bookings-checkout/1st-session-free




I am having trouble scheduling in a session on the site. Every time I try to book i'm directed to the payment page, but I've already purchased a pricing plan. I don't know what to do?


Sorry you're having difficulties booking in. Please try these steps to schedule the session. 1. Login to your account on the site before trying to schedule a session. 2. Check the email address your logging in with is the same one the package or payment plan was purchased with. (It might be your partner's email address). 3. Refresh your browser, login to your account and schedule the service you require. 4. Try using the Google Chrome website browser, this works best with our site. 5. Join Smart Dog Training on the wix app. It’s the easiest way to manage bookings from your mobile. Download & Join: https://apps.wix.com/place-invites/invite Already have the app? Join using this invite code: GHAYVD




I just signed up and booked the Free trial but I think I've not managed to do it correctly because I haven't received the confirmation email?


Just after you 'Sign Up' and choose the Free Plan you'll see 'Thanks for your Payment' (don't worry no payment/details are taken) message with a 'Complete your Booking' button below it, this prompts you to schedule the session, be sure to tap this button and follow the on screen instructions to complete your booking, you'll then receive the confirmation email. Alternatively Login to your new account on the Smart Dog Training site, select the service you want and schedule the session. You'll then see the title: 'Great! Let's Get Started!', input your name, email and mobile, check the 'I agree to the Terms & Conditions*' box and hit the 'Book Training Now' button to complete your booking, you'll then receive the confirmation email.





Puppy Training Enquiries

I was wondering if you offer puppy training?


We love training puppies. Sign up for Smarties Puppy Parties, our 4 week puppy socialsation course for pups up to 18 weeks old, only 6 puppies per class and cost just £75. See more. https://www.smartdogtraining.co/ And we offer private in home puppy training visits, learn more here: https://www.smartdogtraining.co/bookings-checkout/home-starter




I have a 14 week old Cockapoo puppy and need instruction on the basics, walking on lead, sitting, coming when called etc. We were wondering what training you offer?


We love training puppies. Sign up for Smarties Puppy Parties, our 4 week puppy socialsation course for pups up to 18 weeks old, only 6 puppies per class and cost just £75. See more. https://www.smartdogtraining.co/ And we offer private in home puppy training visits, learn more here: https://www.smartdogtraining.co/bookings-checkout/home-starter




Our 10 week old puppy gets overwhelmingly excited and is biting and chewing us and the house. On walks she whines and I can’t calm her down. She also pulls to the point of choking herself badly. We don’t know what to do. Can you help?


We love training puppies. Sign up for Smarties Puppy Parties, our 4 week puppy socialsation course for pups up to 18 weeks old, only 6 puppies per class and cost just £75. See more. https://www.smartdogtraining.co/ And we offer private in home puppy training visits, learn more here: https://www.smartdogtraining.co/bookings-checkout/home-starter




Our new puppy barks at dogs and people we meet walking, she‘s also barking at visitors and jumps up. Our other dog now thinks this is great fun and joins in. Are you able to help?


Yes certainly we love training puppies. Sign up for Smarties Puppy Parties, our 4 week puppy socialsation course for pups up to 18 weeks old, only 6 puppies per class and cost just £75. See more. https://www.smartdogtraining.co/ And we offer private in home puppy training visits, learn more here: https://www.smartdogtraining.co/bookings-checkout/home-starter




We've been looking at the challenges faced with training two pups from the same litter and expect we will need separate sessions per dog, is it best to sign up for 8 sessions now or can we do a further 4 after the initial sessions?


The techniques you’ll learn will be applicable to both dogs. We recommend splitting sessions so both pups get training. Alternatively Book 2 separate Develop Plans Now for a total of 8 sessions. Ensure you secure the very best price available today: https://www.smartdogtraining.co/plans-pricing





Dog Training Enquiries

Can you give us an outline of the basic training you offer?


Learn all about our privately coached 1-2-1 dog training sessions here: https://www.smartdogtraining.co/bookings-checkout/home-starter




We have a 1 year old Spaniel who pulls on lead and is now ignoring recall, so walking on and off lead is a nightmare. Is this something you can help with?


We can certainly help teach your dog not to pull on lead and we can help with getting them to come back when you need them to, even when they want to play with other dogs or chase squirrels! Treat you and your dog to a package of fun 1-2-1 training sessions now so you can both begin to enjoy your walks together again: https://www.smartdogtraining.co/plans-pricing




Our 3 year old Staffordshire Bull Terrier is a complete loon but very loving. My dream would be able to walk him without a lead. Can you help?


We love Staffies at Smart Dog Training and can even teach high energy dogs to listen to you and become reliable off lead. Checkout our privately coached 1-2-1 Training sessions here: https://www.smartdogtraining.co/bookings-checkout/home-starter





Barking, Jumping or Excitement

We have two dogs, one barks continuously in the garden but not anywhere else. The other dog barks at everyone and anything when we are out, but not in the house can you help us?


Nuisance barking can easily send us barking mad! Don’t worry help is at hand. ‘Sign Up’ to the Smart Dog Training site and put your dog's 'Modify Plan' in place. The first 7 days are completely Free. You’ll then receive an email outlining the next steps to bring doggie zen back to your household. The first step is to book in the ‘Behaviour Consult’ service here: https://www.smartdogtraining.co/bookings-checkout/behaviour-consult




I desperately need my 3 year old Boxer to behave when people come round. He barks and jumps up, it’s so frustrating and embarrassing and I now hate it when people visit. Can you help us?


Nuisance barking and jumping is understandably frustrating and embarrassing when people visit. Don’t worry help is at hand. ‘Sign Up’ to the Smart Dog Training site and put your dog's 'Modify Plan' in place. The first 7 days are completely Free. You’ll then receive an email outlining the next steps to bring doggie zen back to your household. The first step is to book the ‘Behaviour Consult’ service here: https://www.smartdogtraining.co/bookings-checkout/behaviour-consult




I have 2 dogs, one is 8 months and the other is 3 years old. The younger one plays very rough and on two occasions has hurt our older dog. When I leave a room the younger one becomes very naughty. I asked my vet if neutering would help and they advised me to contact you first. What should I do next?


Rough play between dogs can easily escalate to inter-dog aggression. Don’t worry help is at hand. ‘Sign Up’ to the Smart Dog Training site and put your dog's 'Modify Plan' in place. The first 7 days are completely Free. You’ll then receive an email outlining the next steps to bring doggie zen back to your household. The first step is to book the ‘Behaviour Consult’ service here: https://www.smartdogtraining.co/bookings-checkout/behaviour-consult





Reactive, Nervous or Stressed

My dog is reactive to people and dogs. He growls, barks and goes for them when they’re near. We’re looking to get him behaviour trained. Can you help?


Yes we can help with reactive dog training. ‘Sign Up’ to the Smart Dog Training site and put your dog's 'Modify Plan' in place. The first 7 days are completely Free. You’ll then receive an email outlining the next steps to bring doggie zen back to your household. The first step is to book the ‘Behaviour Consult’ service here: https://www.smartdogtraining.co/bookings-checkout/behaviour-consult




I’ve been looking for a dog trainer to help with our 8 year old Spaniel who suffers with anxiety and is a terrible lead puller. Is anxiety something you can help with?


Yes. Unfortunately many dogs suffer from stress and anxiety related issues. Have you read our Smart Dog Blog post about anxiety? Read it here: https://www.smartdogtraining.co/post/is-your-dog-stressed-or-anxious-how-to-tell-what-to-do-2min-read Don’t forget to ‘Sign Up’ to the Smart Dog Training site and put your dog's 'Modify Plan' in place. The first 7 days are completely Free and you’ll receive an email outlining the next steps to help your dog’s recovery. The first step is to book the ‘Behaviour Consult’ service here: https://www.smartdogtraining.co/bookings-checkout/behaviour-consult





Rescue Dogs

We just adopted a rescue dog and are struggling with him big time. He’s had no training and doesn’t have a recall. Today he jumped out of the park and ran on the road. We’re in need of your expert help, would you need to do an assessment?


It's best to have a chat with us first to determine whether your dog needs 1-2-1 training or if there’s an underlying behaviour issue. Book the Free Virtual Trial for a friendly 20 minute video chat. Claim you Free Trial here: https://www.smartdogtraining.co/bookings-checkout/1st-session-free




We rescued a 4 yr old dog from Romania. She’s had no lead, recall or command training. Nervous of men she finds the outside world stressful. I'd like 1:1 training at home, is this something you offer and have experience with?


Rescue dogs from overseas often have a difficult time adjusting to their new environments. We recommend if they’re showing signs of stress and anxiety that you book the ‘Behaviour Consult’ service so we may take a holistic approach to best help you and your dog settle in together. ‘Sign Up’ to the Smart Dog Training site and put your dog's 'Modify Plan' in place. The first 7 days are completely Free and you’ll receive an email outlining the next steps to help your dog’s recovery. The first step is to book the ‘Behaviour Consult’ service here: https://www.smartdogtraining.co/bookings-checkout/behaviour-consult




I’m meeting a rescue dog next week. He's described as a “cheeky boy" with no background so may be insecure and easily excited. I'd appreciate a chat about training and advice before then. Is this something you can help with?


Taking on a rescue dog is not an easy decision to make. It's easy to fall in love at first sight and all too quickly find yourself in over your head. We’re on hand to offer advice even before you bring your dog home. Book the Free Virtual Trial for a friendly 20 minute video chat. Claim you Free Trial here: https://www.smartdogtraining.co/bookings-checkout/1st-session-free





Assistant Enquiries

I wondered whether you require an extra pair of hands to help with training the dogs? If so do you have any opportunities at present?


We’re always on the lookout for passionate dog lovers who want to help run SmartDogTraining.co Especially people who are equally enthusiastic about spreading our Smart Dog Training philosophy. We’re eager to learn what you can do for us. Get in touch today and you never know it might just lead to a new career! Write your best proposal to luke@smartdogtraining.co





Something Else?

How can we help?


For special requests or something else we can help you with, call 07809 617 567 or send your email to luke@smartdogtraining.co