Reactive Rovers

The barking doesn't have to go on

Our specialist Reactive Rovers classes are ideal for dogs who are scared of other dogs or dogs who bark, lunge, and maybe even try to bite other dogs. You don’t need to walk your dog early in the morning or late at night to avoid other dogs. This course will increase your confidence when it comes to handling your dog in sticky situations as well as provide plenty of exercises to change your dog’s emotional response to seeing other dogs when out and about. 

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What you need to know


Tuesday 5th March 7.30pm at South Coast Equestrian (Weymouth, DT3 4DL) – run by Emma & Julia (please note this course skips the 19th of March so runs on the 5th, 12th and 26th of March, the 2nd, 9th and 16th of April) 
3 spaces

Tuesday 30th April 7.30pm at South Coast Equestrian (Weymouth, DT3 4DL) – run by Emma & Julia 
4 spaces

Tuesday 11th June 7.30pm at South Coast Equestrian (Weymouth, DT3 4DL) – run by Emma & Julia (please note this course skips the 2nd of July so runs on the 11th, 18th and 25th of June, the 9th, 16th and 23rd of July)
4 spaces 

Please note, this course is not a quick fix to reactivity of any kind. It is simply a starting point towards changing your dog’s behaviour. Whilst dogs do improve throughout this course, we cannot cover everything needed to fully resolve reactivity in 6 hours and you will be expected to continue training at home or via 121s or further Reactive Rovers classes after this course has been completed.

If you would like to watch any of these classes before attending please email us to organise this. 

If you cannot attend any of the above dates and would like to register for our waiting list for future courses or have any questions about classes please email [email protected].

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"Just thought I would let you know the training is starting to shine through in Benson...

We passed 6 dogs all within line of sight at various proximities and directions to us and no barking whatsoever!!

Benson listened to commands and came and sat in front of me to get a treat and then carried on walking (on lead at all times). He did pay close attention to all of the dogs and carefully watched them two or three times as they passed us (none were touching proximity), but there was no growling and no barking!! His fear reactivity to the outside world in general is also starting to get less intense.

Thank you for all your help and support with the reactive rovers training. Looking forward to more classes in the new year."
Reactive Rovers attendee November 2021
"...I really enjoyed the time with you and your girls, you are all very knowledgeable, friendly and professional. They say that you cant teach an old dog new tricks. I would disagree. I am definitely an OLD DOG being 60 years of age, and you proved to me that the most important need was to train me rather than my Westie, Wilber.

Wilber reacted very well to your methods and clearly enjoyed the sessions. If anything it was a bit of bonding time between me and Wilber. This came at a good time because we have recently added a puppy into the household... I have used everything I learned with you on Wilber and on the new puppy and it is helping a lot. You did state that it would not cure reactive problems immediately but put me on the path to gradually fix things.

Wilber is much better when he meets other dogs now and on the occasions when he reacts badly, I know how to deal with the situation."
Reactive Rovers attendee 2022