Contact & Location
09 302 2002

Laura McHugh, our in-house Training Manager & owner of Constructive Canines, is here to help with all your dog training needs!  

Central Bark believes training is as essential to your dog’s wellbeing as having a loving home.  It strengthens your bond and encourages you to get to know each other better.

Our trainer Laura also focuses on building a relationship with your dog.  She believes it should be about working together to achieve goals, rather than demanding that your dog does what you say.
Laura prides herself on her continued education and using that information to develop up-to-date techniques, to help both dogs and their guardians.

Laura's two dogs, Keira & Kai, are her inspirations.  Seeing the different ways they learn and what motivates each of them, inspires her to educate people on how to better to understand their dog as an individual.
Laura is Director of The Dog Safe Workplace Ltd and Founder of Kids Safe With Dogs Charitable Trust.  Laura is also a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers New Zealand.

Laura's role as Training Manager at Central Bark includes running various training classes for you and your dog to attend (please see details below) plus there are one on one sessions available for those more problematic pooches!
She is also on-site passing on her knowledge to all of the Central Bark team and ensuring they are up to date with the most recent scientific based training techniques available.
This allows Central Bark to adapt to an individual dog’s needs and requirements to ensure they are being provided the best care whilst they are with us.

Dog Training School Options at Central Bark
We have a range of classes specifically designed for dogs of all ages: 

  • Playful Puppies – Up to 6months
  • Troublesome Teens – 6 months to 2 years
  • Middle Aged Mischief – Over 2 years

Playful Puppies: 
Have you just got a new puppy?  Want to start your lives together on the right track?  Need help with chewing? Toilet training?  We can help you!  Our Playful Puppies Class is designed to give both you and your puppy the best start in your lives together.  The main focus is to concentrate on building the relationship between you and your puppy, as well as handy tips on toilet training, recall, socialising and basic behaviours.  This class is designed to start your relationship with your puppy on the right track and help them develop into a young dog that is fun to take places and listens to you when needed!

  • Duration - 4 weeks
  • Pricing -
    Basic $189 – includes ½ day daycare
    Extra $219 - includes online canine body language course and ½ day daycare
    Deluxe $249 - includes online canine body language course, teether toy, interactive dog toy and ½ day daycare

Sign up here - https://www.constructivecanines.co.nz/playfulpuppies

Troublesome Teens:
Have you got a teenage dog that has stopped listening to you?  Maybe you've just adopted an older puppy?  Did you attend puppy class and they seem to have forgotten everything they learned?  Do you find yourself standing alone while your dog runs off into the distance ignoring you?  Does your arm muscles ache after taking your dog out for a walk from all the pulling?  Would you like a dog that comes back to you when you call and walks nicely next to you?  We can help!

  • Duration - 6 weeks
  • Pricing-
    Basic $229 – includes ½ day daycare
    Extra $289 - includes online canine body language course, long line, interactive toy and ½ day daycare
    Deluxe $319 - includes online canine body language course, long line, interactive toy, whip-it toy and ½ day daycare

Sign up here https://www.constructivecanines.co.nz/troublesometeens/

Middle Aged Mischiefs:
Does your dog need a bit of a refresh with training?  Or maybe you've adopted an adult dog and aren't sure what training they've had?  Want to attend a training class that's fun and that the whole family can get involved with?  We can help!

  • Duration - 6 weeks
  • Pricing -
    Basic $229 – includes ½ day daycare
    Extra $289 - includes online canine body language course, long line, interactive toy and ½ day daycare
    Deluxe $319 - includes online canine body language course, long line, interactive toy, whip-it toy and ½ day daycare

Sign up here https://www.constructivecanines.co.nz/middleagedmischiefs/

For information about classes or one on one training, please contact us on reception@centralbark.co.nz or call 09 302 2002.

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