Are you fed up of your dog dragging you from pillar to post, leaving you frustrated and disappointed, because nothing you have tried has worked?
Would you like to learn how to get your dog to walk with you, instead of dragging you from back and forth?
If frustration is making you feel stressed and what is supposed to be a fun walk for you both turns into a nightmare.
If you want to turn your dragging dog into a patient pooch and banish those shoulder-wrenching walks for good.
Then I have some good news, you can fix this problem pulling with my proven Fun Focus Play ® Training System
Using my signature Fun | Focus | Play® Training System I have taught hundreds of dogs to walk nicely on a lead.
- I will show you how to stop your dog’s pulling so that you can enjoy stress-free, painless walks with your dog.
- Immediately improve your walk by getting your dog laser-focused on you instead of every bird, squirrel or dog that crosses your path.
- Help you fix the mistakes you are making with your dog so that you can start relaxing and enjoying your time together.
All dogs over the age of 8 months joining the Fun | Focus | Play® Class need to be assessed for suitability prior to being allowed to join in our group classes.
Whether you own a delinquent puppy, a young rascal or troublesome adult dog our Fun | Focus | Play ® classes are designed to help you transform your dragging dog into a patient pooch and bring the joy back on your daily walks. Using my proven Fun | Focus | Play® Training system which is based on the most up to date reward-based training methods combined with the power of play I can help you transform your dog into your dream dog. By placing choice at the heart of your training I help you build an amazing bond and relationship with your best friend that will be the envy of your neighbourhood.
The Fun | Focus | Play classes are open to puppies from the age of 8 months and older dogs.
Please note that these classes are not suitable for reactive dogs or dogs with behaviour problems. If your dog is reactive or has behavioural problems please contact me for information on how I can help you.
Using my innovative Fun | Focus | Play® Training system you and your dog will learn together in a fun and informative way. I will teach you both the skills that your dog needs to learn to become an upstanding canine citizen.
The Fun | Focus | Play Classes are ongoing classes, which you can join, after passing the initial assessment, at your convenience (subject to availability).
All our regular classes are held at:
What our clients are saying
Natasja's Awesome. I've finally found a dog trainer that understands a dog's needs and does it in such a fun way that everyone can enjoy.. my dog is now engaged in her training. She speaks in a way even kids can understand. Can't wait for my next session..
Natasja is an utter superstar! She is patient, positive, supportive and her expertise invaluable. She has equipped me with the training to help change my dog's life, and mine! Her method of using positively reinforced games is very effective...and great fun! Thank you for putting up with nutty me and goofy Gelder.
We’ve seen enormous improvements in Luka’s behaviour and lead walking over the past ten weeks and wish to thank you and Wendy for all your patience and guidance.
Natasja’s Fun Focus Play classes have been perfect for our adult rescue dog, who was very underconfident. The games based approach puts no pressure on dog or owner, is enjoyable and has really helped us to develop our bond. Even though our dog had no training before she came to us, there was a version of each game that we could play and whilst having fun, she soon worked it out and gained in confidence. Natasja has a wealth of experience and understanding of dogs. You are in safe hands at Nightsabre.
Blue & I thoroughly enjoyed ourselves at No Pulling Allowed yesterday. We both learnt loads and it was nice to put a few more tips into the toolkit to manage his pulling when hes over excited. Great course, incredibly stunning training location and a fantastic teacher what kore could a dog mad girlie wish for. Thank you so much Natasja
Laine is my 4th puppy and many people think that you should know what you are doing when it is your 4th, but you don’t. She is so calm and confident after both the puppy and junior classes and loves to learn. To have a one year Chessie that stops dead on the whistle retrieves everything and has a recall to die for is a delight. I can thoroughly recommend training with Natasja because it is fun and dogs love it – I have taken some of the games home to the other dogs, and even my 11-year-old thinks it is fun and is more responsive.
I started taking my dog to Hoopers training classes because he loves being with me and learning new things. We started attending Hoopers in March this year. In a fairly short time, Henry has earned his Level 1 & 2 Rosettes. In order to achieve this, he had to learn to turn in different directions, to move away from me and to read my body language as this helps him to go in the right direction. These skills are great fun at Hoopers classes but they are also useful when we are out on walks. Natasja is an excellent trainer. She gives clear instructions and also demonstrates with her own dogs. If Henry or I make a mistake Natasja pinpoints where I have gone wrong and helps me put it right. All the training is reward-based and there is no pressure on either dogs or handlers. There are 10 levels in Hoopers, Henry and I still have some way to go! In the meantime we are having fun, learning lots in the process and building a stronger bond between us.
My first contact with Natasja at Nightsabre was after we rescued our Lurcher. Bracken was reactive to people and most especially other dogs, in most other areas she was what you would expect from an excitable 2 year old with high energy and very high chase drive. Natasja came to assess her needs and we started on one to one training sessions for the next 4 weeks after which Natasja thought she may be ok to attend weekly mixed classes, all the while we practiced the skills that we had been taught and watched her progress from week to week. We have benefited tremendously from Natasja teaching us how to help our dog, turns out our pup is pretty good! I have had an been around dogs for years but have a much better understanding and level of communication now thanks to Natasja softly softly and fun approach. Bracken is already as good as we want her but we will continue to go to classes because it’s great fun for us both. I highly recommend Natasja and Wendy at Nightsabre, they make a great team, and their love of dogs and ability to train their owners is clear to see.