Kind, gentle training for you and your dogs.

Behavioural specialisttraining pet and working stock dogs in the Goulburn Valley area.

Need our services? Call Today!

0427 380 022

Kind, gentle training for you and your dogs.

Behavioural specialisttraining pet and working stock dogs in the Goulburn Valley area.

Need our services? Call Today!

0427 380 022

What brings you here?

Pet Dog Training

Pet Dog Training

With over 40 years of experience in training dogs, our gentle method can help with the following…

Working Stock Dog Training

Working Stock Dog Training

We have bred and trained working stock dogs and competed with them at International levels.

Why Dog Training GV?

Dog Training GV is based in Shepparton North and services a wide area. Offering half-day private or one day small group training lessons, we help people with all types of issues.

Years of Experience

With over 40 years of experience in breeding and training dogs. David offers expertise to help you with your pet and working stock dogs.

Successfully Trained 300’s of Dogs

David uses a gentle training method with no electric collars or harsh treatment. Most training is done at his property, ‘Akoonah Stud’, in Shepparton North. David will travel for small group clinics and special needs clients.

Having a Well Behaved Friendly Dog

Key benefits of having a well behaved and friendly dog are:

  • The emotional support and connection between the dog and owner.
  • The calming and comforting presence they bring can be beneficial for individuals dealing with stress, anxiety, or other emotional challenges.
  • You can enjoy greater freedom in public with a well-trained dog.
  • We’ve never had a dog we couldn’t help!
Amount of Success Over Many Years

Achievements include:

  • Winning the Australian Dog of the Year
  • Winning the South Australia and Western Australia State Championships
  • Representing Australia in the New Zealand Trans-Tasman Sheep Dog Test

Dog Behavioural
Specialist Since

1982

Why Dog Training GV?

Dog Training GV is based in Shepparton North and services a wide area. Offering half-day private or very small group training lessons, we help people with all types of issues.

Years of Experience

With over 40 years of experience in breeding and training dogs. David offers expertise to help you with your pet and working stock dogs.

Successfully Trained 100’s of Dogs

David uses a gentle training method with no electric collars or harsh treatment. Most training is done at his property, ‘Akoonah Stud’, in Shepparton North. David will travel for small group clinics and special needs clients.

Having a Well Behaved Friendly Dog

Key benefits of having a well behaved and friendly dog are:

  • The emotional support and connection between the dog and owner.
  • The calming and comforting presence they bring can be beneficial for individuals dealing with stress, anxiety, or other emotional challenges.
  • You can enjoy greater freedom in public with a well-trained dog.
  • We’ve never had a dog we couldn’t help!
Amount of Success Over Many Years

Achievements include:

  • Winning the Australian Dog of the Year
  • Winning the South Australia and Western Australia State Championships
  • Representing Australia in the New Zealand Trans-Tasman Sheep Dog Test

Dog Behavioural
Specialist Since

1982

Teaching People Training Dogs

Behavioural specialisttraining pet and working stock dogs in the Goulburn Valley area.

What Our Clients Say

Meet some of our happy clients.

I went to see Dave with my two dogs (7-year-old male Labrador and 18-month-old female Border Collie). He showed me how to communicate with the dogs in a way they understand.

Kathrin

Dave knows his stuff and will train you and your dog!

Jeff

Dave has a wealth of experience in dog training and competition sheepdog trialling and is able to impart his knowledge in a straightforward and professional manner.

Jenny

Everything was very informative – dog whisperer! Dave is very good with the dogs and humans. Thanks so much Dave.

Roz