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Puppy School

Attending a professionally run puppy school is critical to having a well behaved dog joining your family. As we learn more about dog behaviour and development, there has become an increased emphasis on early, thorough, positive socialisation of young puppies.  Research has shown that it is vital that this occurs during the Critical Socialisation Period […]

Private Training

Mark offers private, personal dog training sessions to help with most behaviour issues. Why Hire a Professional? It is quite normal to try and fix your dog’s behavioural issues by speaking to friends and family, searching Google, reading books, and watching videos on the internet. Often times this advice can contradict itself, and it can […]

Positively Dog Training

Mark Ehrman of Canine Counselling by Mark is the first Victoria Stilwell Positively Dog Trainer (VSPDT) in Australia. After completing a certificate in dog training and behaviour in 2006, Mark continued to study and learn about dogs and dog training. As a result of his continuing education, Mark changed the way he trains, adopting the […]

Qualifications & Methods

QUALIFICATIONS Mark is a degreed engineer and worked in the automotive industry for nearly 20 years.  During that time, he owned a dog that had behavioural issues, and in 2006 decided to complete a course in dog training. While completing that course, Mark discovered his calling and decided to pursue it full time as a […]