Compassionate and Professional Dog Training

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About Me

Annabel is a Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner which means she is a graduate of the Karen Pryor Academy Dog Training Professional Program. She is also a graduate of the Karen Pryor Academy Puppy Start Right Program. She is a Fear Free Certified Professional Animal Trainer meaning that she can work in partnership with veterinary teams to help prevent and alleviate fear, anxiety and stress and improve an animals emotional well being during veterinary and in home care.


Annabel enjoys teaching all levels of pet dog training classes including Puppy, Foundation and Advanced Classes. She takes one on one sessions with clients who like the convenience of setting their own training schedule or would like to work on a specific challenge at home. She also takes one on one sessions for nervous and fearful dogs and uses counter conditioning and desensitisation techniques to help these dogs become more comfortable in the world.


Annabel offers private dog training in the Western Suburbs of Adelaide and loves getting to know families and their dogs and teaching force free positive reinforcement techniques that help everyone have an enjoyable life together.

Qualifications

Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner

Graduate Karen Pryor Academy Dog Trainer Professional Program

Graduate Karen Pryor Academy Puppy Start Right

Fear Free Certified Professional Animal Trainer


Professional Memberships

Association of Pet Dog Trainers Australia

Karen Pryor Academy

Fear Free

Dog Training Services

One on One Dog Training

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Real life training in and around your home.


Group dog training classes are great for happy, friendly dogs and offer the best value for money however, for some people the location just doesn’t work or they need  flexibility to vary the day and time for each session. So I offer private dog training for clients where I work with them one on one at their home, or out and about nearby to learn with real life distractions. Sometimes the behavior that you would like help with only occurs in the home and therefore One on One training can work in these situations. 


If you have a nervous or fearful dog, group classes aren’t suitable and One on One Training is perfect. Here I use science based techniques of desensitisation and counter conditioning to help your dog feel more comfortable in the world. I show you the training and management techniques to practice that will help your dog gradually become more confident and relaxed. 

Training Walks for Anxious Dogs

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Building your dogs confidence around your area.


Many dogs can display nervousness and anxiety when out in the big wide world. This can be very upsetting for the dog and owner. Through 30 minute Training Walks, using desensitisation and counter conditioning techniques to help your dog feel more comfortable with whatever is creating the anxiety and fear. 


These sessions normally follow on from One on One Dog Training and can be done with you, to help you keep practicing the training and management techniques and gain more confidence on walks.


Or, if you don’t have the time, I take your dog for a walk and train them myself to supplement the walks that you are able to do.

Group Classes and Workshops

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Through RSPCA SA's great training program.


I am very proud to be one of the dog trainers that takes group classes for the RSPCA SA.


Group dog training classes are great for dogs that are comfortable around other dogs and people.  They also offer the best value for money.


The link in Useful Links provides details of all the classes and locations offered by the RSPCA SA Dog Training Service.


I can recommend all the RSPCA SA trainers, but if you would particularly like to attend a class that I take, then fill in the contact form and I’ll let you know which classes are available.

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Annabel Hamilton Dog Training

Somerton Park, South Australia, Australia

0418 202 880

Useful Links

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