Aggressive/Reactive Dog Training - Hop Bush Park, South Lake

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11.45am -12.45pm
23 April - 28 May 2022
Every Saturday

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Aggressive/Reactive Dogs Training Course

Open to City of Cockburn Residents Only

A 6 week Aggressive & Reactive Dogs training course for dogs aged 20 weeks + (you can still sign up and start on 6 November and complete the five remaining weeks for a reduced price).

Time: 11.45am - 12.45pm
When: Commmencing Saturday 23 April for 6 weeks
Where: Hop Bush Park, South Lake
Cost: $90 

Training provided by the qualified and experienced dog trainer, Dave Metcalf from Agile Dogs. Training method best described as Balanced Trainer or LIMA Specifically designed for dogs that are over reactive/aggressive to anything from other dogs and people, to machinery, cars, noises, etc and focussed on improving confidence and solidarity through Socialisation, Behaviour, Desensitisation and Positive Experience and Exposure to stimuli

Course Content: Socialisation and Behaviour, Dog to Dog, Dog to People, Machinery - Noises, Basic OB Skills

Course Structure:

  • Week 1 – Introduction (No dogs to be brought - Owner Training only)
  • Week 2 - Socialisation and Behaviour (Owner & Dog)
  • Week 3-6 – Activities and skills.  (Owner & Dog) 

Max 10 dogs per class. We will advise attendees of further location details and information prior to the commencement of the course.

Things to note

10 Spots available - only one booking accepted per residence (7 standard subsidised rate and 3 Low Income subsidised rate)

During the course dogs must be controlled at all times on lead by a person capable of controlling the dog. Any needing to be muzzled by law or for safety purposes must be at all times. 

Class rules and Requirements - Please read these before attending training. 

Vaccination and registration - all dogs must be vaccinated and proof supplied on Week 1 attendance. All dogs must be microchipped and registered prior to the course starting with the City of Cockburn to be eligible to attend. Failing to comply may result in the cancellation of your booking. Please forward proof - registration receipt or tag number to [email protected] along with your booking ticket number or advise which training event you have booked into.  If the dog is already registered and chipped the registration number can be entered at time of booking which can then be validated on our records.  

Accessing Low Income discounted rate - please provide evidence of eligibility to the City at least one week prior to commencement of the course.  Please provide a copy of the relevant card along with photo ID (Health Care Card Holders/Low Income Card Holders/Pensioner Concession Card). Failing to provide evidence may result in the cancellation of your booking (provide via email preferred).

RESIDENT STATUS - Evidence of residency in the City will be required at Week one class by way of photo identification and mail correspondence (power/gas/water bill)


Open to City of Cockburn Residents Only

Cost: $70 Low income earner 

Cost: $90 General Resident 

Event location

Hop Bush Park

29 Hackettiana Avenue
South Lake WA 6164

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More information and contact

Contact Title Ranger Services

Email [email protected]

Phone 08 9411 3444

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