Obedience training, help and advice.

I am Richard Grant and I have been working with and training dogs since 1987. I am a fully qualified and experienced member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers and the Animal Behaviour and Training Council, two of the United Kingdoms’ leading puppy and dog training organisations.

Obedience training and guidance.

How I can help you?

Using simple, straightforward praise, reward methods, based on proven research and many years of experience, I will work with you to improve the level of obedience that you currently have with your dog.

Some examples of the obedience training I can help you with. (Please note this is with reference to obedience training not behavioural challenges).

How to communicate effectively with your dog.

Sit, down and/or stand.

Pulling on the lead.

Lack of recall.


Drop and leave it.

Polite greeting at home and when out.

Whistle work.

Distance control.


You can come to me at our training facility in Burbage, Wiltshire, SN8.


£70 per hour, Wednesday to Friday, hours 11-7 pm, daylight allowing.

£90 per hour Saturday. Appointment hours available from 10.30 and up to 2 pm.

Or, home visit.

What does a home visit entail?

Following a telephone conversation to establish exactly the level of obedience that you are trying to or would like to achieve with your dog, the next stage will be a visit to you at home to allow me to make a complete assessment of your dog.

Coming to see you at home first makes the establishment of a training program more accurate as it ensures a consistent approach when at home, as well as when out. Ideally this would be with as many of the people that have daily contact with the dog in question. I anticipate any further training will take place at your home or outside in venues local to your home and convenient to you.

How many training sessions do I need?

There is no minimum or maximum number of training sessions stipulation, it is entirely up to you; the costs below are just for your information.  I usually see people either once or twice, it is rare to need to have a third visit.

Cost of to 80 miles from SN8 3TY. (Please email for a cost for distances above this).

One visit £150. (Approximately 1 1/4 hours).

All subsequent visits will be charged at, £100 per hour.

Postcode areas: SN4, SN8, SN9, SN10, SN11.  Lower fee reflects less travelling time etc.

One visit £110. (Approximately 1 1/4 hours).

Any subsequent visits will be charged at, £90 per hour.

Rescue dogs.

If you are enquiring about help with a dog that has come to you via a recognised and registered rescue society, please do let me know, as there is a 10% discount available in these circumstances.

If you have any questions or would like to arrange a convenient time/date for me to come and see you, please do contact me; Richard Grant 07753 609999 or email: richard@k9help.net