Pet Pursuits

Positive dog training for Melbourne’s northern suburbs.

Teaching mutual cooperation and building happy relationships at both ends of the lead.

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  • Dog doing high five with owner
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Why choose Pet Pursuits Dog Training?

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Bug (My 5 month old French bulldog x Chihuahua) and I have just finished 5 sessions with Kirsten. I am thrilled to be exploring the full potential of my little Dog. We missed out on puppy pre-school, so this was our first formal training. He is now much calmer, can walk harmoniously on leash…
French bulldog X looking upJenny Francis, Reservoir
Kirsten is by far the most skilled dog trainer I have ever met. My dog took to her instantly, and the techniques she has taught me have set me up in shaping a dog that is a joy to be around and polite and friendly with other pooches. I cannot recommend her enough.
Portrait of an English Mastiff puppyJames Spence, Reservoir
Just wanted to say thank you for the help you gave us with our toy poodle, Link. Before seeing you he was very anxious around our 3 year old twin girls, would ignore our commands, was very difficult to walk and would go crazy when the door bell rang. After only a few lessons with yourself…
Brett Needham, Northcote
We contacted Kirsten in April 2014, after engaging in a number of unsuccessful (and unpleasant) training sessions with other dog schools in the local area. Our 9-month Cavoodle Molly Ringwald was fearful of other dogs and in need of socialisation. Alongside this, we wanted to learn some key training techniques…
Kate Duncan, Coburg
I would highly recommend doing some sessions with Kirsten to learn the art of rewards based training. Kirsten is very professional and focuses on teaching you the skills you need to be able to continue training your dog well into the future. We did weekly private sessions with Kirsten…
Chris Kamen, Coburg Nth
Shortly after learning we were pregnant and moving into a new house, we contacted Kirsten as we wanted our Beagle pup to have a happy and secure transition into this new world we found ourselves. At this stage we believed that although graduating from puppy school that she didn’t know her own name…
Jenelle Ryan, Reservoir

Positive dog training for the northern suburbs Melbourne

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