Clever Canines

My reputation for creating positive results for my clients and their dogs is built on a deep understanding of canine behavior, combined with real-life class experiences.

The Mandatory Class consists of 2 to 5 teams. Learn how to handle the most urgent day-to-day issues, how to teach Fido to be calm, attentive and to respond quickly, willingly and happily, especially when distracted, off-leash, and at a distance. Focus is on building the bond so you two have a smooth cohabitation.

Sports Obedience/Nosework: A class consists of 2 to 3 teams. Think your dog is an A+ student? Are your friends and family jealous with how well you’ve trained your dog? Whether or not you want to compete, every dog owner should consider some form of training.

Equipment required: Collar (no harness), leash of approx. 75 – 100 cm, leash of approx. 5 – 10 m, (no retractable one), lots of treats, high value food.

Venues: Classes are offered „on the Silver Coast“ in the districts of Horgen and Affoltern a. A., or in Kreis 2 & 3 of Zurich, change weekly, and will be announced 24 hours prior to session. Private Sessions are offered in AG, SZ, ZG, ZH.

– Classes are filled on a first come, first serve basis
– Pre-Payment is the only thing that secures your spot in class
– GTC’s apply

Private Sessions
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  • Sometimes one-on-one support makes all the difference!
  • I offer private, one-on-one sessions for dogs that need a little extra time and attention. This is a great opportunity to deal with challenges that I can’t cover in group class. Together, we will assess issues on an individual basis and then set up a program unique.
  • Starting at CHF 90 / 45 min.
PEEP – Puppy early education Program
  • The first 16 weeks of your pup’s life is when you can have the most significant, positive impact on your future relationship. I help you to understand your puppy to establish rules and boundaries based on mutual trust and respect.
  • Mandatory in the canton of Zurich.
  • One-on-one 4 x 45 min.

Before getting a dog Theory
  • You will receive important information on what to expect when adding a four legged family member, how to prepare, and how to behave in public. Further topics are humane rearing, social handling, and appropriate training.
  • Online session 1 x 120 min.
Mandatory Practical Group Class
  • Using the urban and the natural environment, I concentrate on motivational exercises to help making the future cooperation between you and your puppy best.
  • Mandatory in the canton of Zurich.
  • 10 x 45 min.

Sports Obedience
  • Wether Obedience or Companion Dog Sport, it’s open to all dogs: Walking on- and off-leash, retrieving and jumping, and demonstrating your dog’s ability to stay. It is essential that your dog demonstrates willingness and enjoyment while working with you.
Nose Work
  • Wether air or ground scenting, it’s open to all dogs. The handler has to rely on the dog, and follow the dog’s nose to success. It is the canine who is the star of the show. It celebrates the joy of sniffing, and turns your dog’s favorite activity into a rewarding game.