At WildFlower Dog we use force-free methods grounded in the science of behaviour change. 

Find out why so many are turning to us as their Canine Behaviour Coach.

BENEFITS

  • We start with understanding the relationship you yearn to have with your dog and we make this the centre of our program
  • You’ll learn how to communicate with your dog in a language you both understand. 
  • Our force-free methods foster trust between you and your dog.
  • You’ll gain a deep understanding of your dog’s needs and how to set them up for success.
  • Training can be fun when you see just how much your dog can learn at any age. 

Clicker training

  • We use clickers. The clicker says to your dog “yes! That’s exactly what I want you to do.”
  • It is the fastest and most humane method of training available.
  • After hearing the click, your dog is reinforced with something they love. Typically food. And really awesome food, like hot dog, cheese or meatball.
  • The learner chooses the reinforcement. You’ll quickly find out what your dog loves and have a blast training together  
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qualificatons

  • Certified trainers and specialists
  • Our coaches speak human as well as dog and have the people skills to support and guide your family in positive reinforcement training 
  • Our staff regularly participates in animal behaviour continuing education workshops, conferences and certification programs.
  • Meet the team! 

Wildflower Dog Training is your Canine Behaviour Coach.

We can help you and your dog communicate better. You will learn what you dog needs to enjoy a healthy and enriching life and your dog will learn to offer behaviours you like.

We offer in home canine coaching sessions specializing in the following areas:

  • Walking politely on leash
  • Training polite greetings
  • Crate training
  • Housetraining
  • Basic manners 
  • Puppy basics
  • Rocket Recall
  • Teach your dog to read and other fun games
  • Excessive barking
  • Chewing / nipping
  • Aggression and reactivity
  • Resource guarding
  • Other unwanted behaviours

 

Latest Stories from My Canine Behaviour Blog

 

One of our clients couldn’t stop Smudge the Golden Retriever from jumping all over visitors when they entered the house. Mom was at wits end; Grandma, tired of being bowled over at the front door, refused to visit. 

The solution? 

It’s far easier to train a behaviour we want versus a behaviour we don’t want. With WildFlower’s help, Mom learned how to teach Smudge to lie down on a mat when the doorbell rings. Life improved for everyone. Smudge had something to do when people came to the door, Mom was less stressed, and visitors could enter unassailed. What’s more, the new skills stuck. Smudge still runs for his mat whenever someone approaches rings the doorbell. 

 

 
 

At WildFlower Dog Training, our training programs are built around answers to these questions:

  • How can we best assist in improving your relationship with your dog?
  • Rather than what we want our dog to stop doing, what do we want them to DO?
  • What does your dog need to live a happy and enriching life?
  • How can we make training both fun and effective?

And the science shows us that these questions are also the most effective way to create the changes so many come to us for.