Tellington TTouch and Behavioural Advice 

 

Although we do not call ourselves qualified behaviourists, we have a lot of experience helping dogs with behaviour problems using the Tellington TTouch® methods (below) and some of the strategies that form part of the Naughty But Nice ® Programme developed by vet behaviourist Dr. Tom Mitchell and Lauren Langman.

 

With TTouch and behaviour consults, we normally recommend between 3 and 6 sessions, with  Tellington TTouch, changes can take place over a period of time and it is important that work is done between sessions and taken at your dog's pace.


Prior to your first session, we would ask you to complete a client case history form  to give us a  better idea of how we can help your dog. In the first session we will have a chat about your dog, take a look at your case history form and introduce you to the Tellington TTouch method of training. 


We will observe your dog move, introduce you to some of the touches and in most case have your dog move through a confidence course or use freework. We may also introduce you and your dog to some of the equipment that we use in TTouch including body wraps. If appropriate we may also use clicker training to help your dog or add some games to help build confidence and optimism.

 

We will also teach you some of the games that we use to help build confidence, optimism and may aother strategies to help your dog become the best they possibly can. 


An initial session will be between 1 and a half hours and 2 hours depending on the dog and you.  Follow up sessions are usually 45 minutes to one hour and a half. We do not sit watching the clock the length of time is usually determined by the dog and what they can cope with. We always allow time at the end for questions.

After  your first session you will receive an emailed report with notes about games and Tellington TTouch and short descriptions and diagrams of how to do some of the more popular touches, you will also be provided with various articles relating to TTouch to read and a full report on your dog, what we did in the session and suggested homework. We will also supply you with links to You Tube where you can see the Touches that we demonstrated (where possible). We will email you a report after each subsequent session outlining what we have done and the touches we have learned, for you to practice.

 

We have a lot of experience working with challenging dogs and are very happy to help dog-dog reactivity, as a general rule we do not take on human-biting cases, but happy to refer these you to someone suitable to help you where possible.

Our head trainer Alex Wilson being awarded his Tellington TTouch Practitioner certificate by Instructors Sarah Fisher (left), Robyn Hood (centre) and Marie Miller (right)

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE COSTS

First session £75.00. This is a 90 minute - 2-hour session at our base near Loughborough or within 5 miles. 

Follow Up session £45.00. This is a 30 minute - 1-hour session at our base near Loughborough or within 5 miles. Larger distances are charged at £20.00 per hour to cover traveling time and fuel. 

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LONDON COSTS

First session £85.00. This is a 90 minute - 2-hour session
Follow Up session £55.00. This is a 30 minute - 1-hour session 

 

We offer training in Hyde Park / Kensington Gardens or home visits in Chelsea, Victoria, Kensington, Knightsbridge, West End or Fulham. We can arrange home visits to other parts of London, please ask about pricing it will depend on the distance traveled.

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Prior to your first session please CLICK HERE and complete our pre-history form to help the practitioner understand more about your dog on the first visit.

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Alex Wilson is a student member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers and consequently, we do not use any aversive or punitive training, including slip leads, choke chains, pinch collars, e-collars etc. We use positive reinforcement training including clicker training and Tellington TTouch Training.