NOTICE (updated) : 27 June 2020
PRO-K9 IS STILL OPEN FOR SERVICE
Our approach to training, which has always included purposely small group numbers, and the fact that we run our group training outdoors in a very spacious training field, has our local Federal MP confirming that we are good to go in terms of continuing to help Members and clients with their dogs' training. We respect the concerns surrounding the current Coronavirus 19 pandemic and are of course mindful of the cautions that we are all entertaining and complying with and we maintain the social distancing recommendation of at least 1.5 metres (often more) and we have a supply of hand sanitiser in the event that our group class members wish to use it.
These are tough times for everyone and I thank all our clients for respecting the measures which have become necessary to reduce the CV19 spread and impact, but for also considering their dogs' needs which very importantly includes mental stimulation and of course, good behaviour within the community. The conduct of our lessons comply with the recommendations thus far set down by the Prime Minister of Australia. We hope that it will not come to the point where restrictive measures are declared which cause us to have to send our services into hibernation, but we wish to reassure our Members that, in the event this does occur, any unused portion of group Membership fees from the date of such 'hibernation' WILL BE REFUNDED.
We are aware that Puppy Preschools have closed due to the impact of the CoVid19 pandemic. Our SMALL groups comply with social distancing and hygiene practices that have been recommended, and we are exercising our dogs in an outdoor, spacious area. The classes do not comprise of "Preschool" per se, however they are suitable for pups and dogs of any age and we are doing what we can to accomodate and assist those who require additional tuition on puppy topics such as toilet training and the typical puppy behaviours such as mouthing/biting, destructive chewing and so on. These topics do not form part of our standard group lessons but we may be able to structure additional annexed time for discussion as and when we are alerted to these needs. Please note the additional annexed time is separate to your Membership fees. For more information in this regard, or if you require additional time for this purpose, please contact Judi at Pro-K9.
In order to accomodate people who seek to join with Pro-K9, whilst also observing CoVid19 restriction directives, we have opened another time slot for our Foundation Level Group. Details are on our Obedience Classes page (refer tab at top).
Pro-K9 is a name that befits the business it is. Developed and owned by Judi Buchan, a Professional and qualified dog behaviour and obedience trainer.
For in excess of 17 years, Judi has enjoyed sharing her experience by training and assisting many owner and dog combinations Melbourne wide to achieve greater harmony and obedience with their canine companions.
Whether issues relate to problematic behaviours such as barking, digging, house-soiling, aggression, fear or general disobedience (to name a few), she has been instrumental in guiding dogs and dog-owners to a more congenial and less fractious relationship.
Judi’s experience and dedication to her work extends as a lecturer for the NDTF assisting in the education of its students – sharing her knowledge and expertise in many facets of dog-training and behaviour.
Based in Australia’s Victorian South-Eastern suburb of Berwick and Lyndhurst, we offer a range of services - please feel free to click on the links above for comprehensive descriptions. Refer to the tabs at the top of the page to browse through our information and interest pages.
Welcome to Pro-K9’s Website. We trust you will enjoy browsing and welcome your contact.
Please note that due to the nature of our work, telephone messages received over a weekend will be returned on the next earliest working day. We thank you in advance for your understanding.
Servicing South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne and beyond.
Member of International Association of Canine Professionals
Member of National Dog Trainers Association
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