Whether it be a St Bernard, teacup Chihuahua or a hyperactive Husky, we are more then happy to give your furry family member the time and attention he or she needs. From one to one training sessions, group classes, agility or gun dog training there is something to suit everyone.
We cover Southend, Prittlewell, Southchurch, Thorpebay, Shoebury and Wakering. One to one training sessions are available outside these areas, but may incur an additional cost, please call to discuss.
One to One Training
We offer a variety of one to one training sessions bespoke to your individual needs;
Puppy/Rescue Home Introduction - providing you and your new addition guidance and information to start you all off on the correct path. From guidance on how to effectively toilet train, implementing routines and boundaries, teaching manners and basic training. Can also include guidance in introducing your new addition to existing pets.
Behavioural Issues - including separation anxiety, aggression or reactivity, resource guarding, nervousness and fear issues, as well as improving socialisation techniques. Each case will start with a home assessment lasting between 90 minutes to 2 hours (don't worry we do not clock watch and it is a set fee), we take a full history and then provide advice and guidance on the best way to help you and your dog, as every dog is unique.
Obedience Issues - one to one sessions for people who are experiencing issues with any area of obedience, from lead walking, recall, general house manners. We start with an assessment to establish your routines, provide suggestions and advice on how to improve the bond between you and your dog. Thus creating a better relationship to improve your dogs general obedience.
Private Gun Dog Classes - one to one tuition starting from the very basics, to getting them ready for the field or purely for mental stimulation for all Gun Dog Breeds that have a desire to work.
Group Courses & Classes
GROUP TRAINING SESSIONS available at Garon Park Cricket Field, Southend, SS2 4FA.
We run a variety of classes, with something to suit most owners and dogs. They are currently on Friday's and Saturday's and are normally a 5 week set course costing £50.
Puppy Course - available on Friday's and Saturday's, please call for current availability - all basic obedience, including lead walking, recall, sit, down and waits. Including an input on normal puppy behaviour and every day distractions.
Adult Course - available on Friday's and Saturday's, please call for current availability - taking obedience to the next level and pushing your handling skills. Including an input on adult dog body language and behaviours.
Gun Dog Classes- for any breed that loves to hunt, retrieve and use their brain and nose. Please contact us for the current gun dog timetable and please note this is not a set course. Puppies and Adult's welcome.
Please note that Agility and Ral-agility Classes have been suspended due to Covid Restrictions. The website will be updated when they are reinstated.
For more information and availability details about any of our courses, please contact us. Details can be found on the contact page.
Please note: Training class scheduling may change due to bad or hot weather. If in doubt please call or check our Facebook page for the latest updates.
Courses are currently in high demand are being booked at least two months in advance.
Covid-19 update: Please note that our classes are run in line with the current Covid-19 Guidelines and therefore are subject to limited numbers of participants.
K9S Pet Services run a bespoke Assistance Dog Programme. This service is for people who would benefit from an assistance dog but wish to self train or are unable to find a charity that can assist them.
This is specialist training for each individuals requirements. An assistance dog must be able to perform a minimum of three tasks to that would assist their handler and be trained to a high level of obedience.
Full public assess training is provided. Each dog will be equipped with it's own uniform and life long support is provided.
If required K9S Pet Services are able to assist with the selection of a suitable puppy for the handlers requirements.
Training for the programme is best started as soon as possible.
Please contact us for further information.