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OUR AIM

Our aim is to help you create happy, resilient, well-adjusted family pets, but most importantly, to build the bond between you so that you can really enjoy life with your dog.
The service we provide intends to set you and your dog for success in the real-world using an evidence-based, holistic, ethical, and positive approach to training and behaviour.

We only use kind, force-free methods, often called reward-based or ‘positive’ dog training.  Positive reinforcement dog training is a modern, science-based approach that uses the principles of behavioural science to teach and communicate with dogs, in order to build lasting bonds based on mutual understanding, trust and respect. 

We simply teach your dog what you would like them to do in a kind and effective way.  There is no need to intimidate or hurt a dog to train them; learning should be fun, not fear-inducing.

 

ALL ABOUT IZABELA

Qualified human and Animal Trainer

Izabela has years of experience in training and assessment in non-profit and government organisations - working with people from all walks of life and all levels of education.
Izabela has a passion for training (both humans and dogs) and a drive for developing innovative learning experiences, which are always evident in her training sessions.
Izabela is a graduate of the Delta Institute and a professional member of The Australian Delta Society, the Pet Professional Guild, and the Association of Professional Dog Trainers. She is committed to providing the most ethical, fear-free solutions to her clients’ dog training needs.
Izabela avidly pursues ongoing education by regularly attending professional development workshops and keeping current on all industry literature.
When not helping students achieve their goals and clients to enjoy better lives with their canine companions, Izabela spends time volunteering at the local animal shelter, in nature with her own four-legged friend: Major(boy) and living her tiny house dream

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QUALIFICATION

Approved Trainer for MindDog Australia
ACT Government Assistance Dog Trainer and Assessor (PAT)


Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services, DELTA institute

Behavioural Training Instructor Course, ACT Companion Dog Club

ACT Companion Dog Club Behavioural trainer and instructor

RSPCA dog training school instructor


Additional training:

Animal First Aid

Canine Communication Certification ( New Skills Academy)

Responsible dog ownership (DELTA institute)-1-year course

Safe dog handling and bite prevention, with Andrew Clarke

Resource Guarding in Dogs, with Dallas Burkevics

Nose works, with John Sam


Memberships

Member of Pet Professional Guild Australia  

Member Of Association of Pet Dog Trainers Australia 

 
Training a Puppy

OUR SERVICES

We offer range of services

The right training is an essential part of stress-free, effective and responsible animal care. Learn evidence-based, cruelty-free, reward-based techniques to train your beloved dog in a positive, safe and supportive environment.

 
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PUPPY BASICS

Train in the comfort of your own home and save time 

The first session with a training plan - $130

Subsequent training sessions - $110

With today’s busy life, not everyone has the time to attend scheduled puppy classes. I offer private, one-on-one basic training sessions for you and your dog in your own time, wherever is convenient to you.
In the 60-minute session, I will teach you to train your dog to sit, drop, stay, wait and be calm on your request. This individualised approach will save you time as we can cover more than is possible in a group environment. You will also receive helpful tips on troubleshooting common challenges people face with a new puppy

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BEHAVIOUR CONSULTING

Customised, expert advice and training

The first session with a training plan - $160

Subsequent training sessions - 130

My Behaviour Consulting work involves an intimate understanding of your animal’s natural and individual history. Your pet has plenty of potentials to learn and understand cues, and my techniques will lay the foundation for you to build upon. I combine your needs and wants with the natural attributes of your pet.

If you need help with behaviours such as:

  • leash reactivity

  • excessive barking 

  • aggression

  • polite manners

  • recall

  • walking nicely on the lead

  • and more...

This service is for you​

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ASSISTANCE ANIMAL TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT


Wooft is an approved assistant animal trainer and assessor

PAT $200

Training session $130 (1h) $80(30min) 

The ACT assistance animal accreditation framework is voluntary and clarifies and promotes the rights of access of persons with a disability who use an assistance animal.
This means that people who rely on an assistance animal to alleviate the effects of a disability will be able to have their assistance animal tested, accredited and registered as an assistance animal and issued with an Accredited Assistance Animal card (ID card) for a period of up to two years.
The ID card will give handlers, businesses and the community confidence that the assistance animal meets standards of behaviour and hygiene acceptable for public places.
For more information go t https://www.cityservices.act.gov.au/pets-and-wildlife/domestic-animals/assistance-animals2#Step_1

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MINDDOG TRAINING 

Wooft is an approved MindDOG trainer 

Price: 

60 min session $110

30 min session $ 70 

"Our aim during your year of training up to your Public Access Test is to create a confident, calm dog that is happy doing his/her job. We need to ensure that the dog’s welfare is paramount at all times." MIndDog Australia

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DOG AND PUPPY CLASSES

Group training for a fun and social way to learn the basics

Wooft offers a range of classes

1. Puppy FUNdation for puppies aged 8-16 weeks

5 week duration -$130

This class is focusing on setting you and your puppy for success from day one. 

During the class we will cover:

- Building bonds and common communication

- socialising 

- grooming tips

- toilet training

- confidence building 

- puppy troubleshooting 

- polite behaviours 

- basic behaviours

- puppy developmental stages

- and more...

2. Puppy FUNdement for dogs aged 4-9 months

6 weeks duration $150

This class focuses on teaching your pup how to be a polite part of our community.

During the class we will cover:

- the importance of continuing socialising

- confidence building 

- puppy troubleshooting 

- talking nicely on the lead

- coming when called

- basic obedience (sit, down, mat, wait, leave it)

- polite manners around people and dogs

- paying attention 

- and more...

3. Adolescence for dogs 9-18 months 

6 weeks duration  $150

this class caters for the teenage dogs that need training the most.

During the class we will cover:

- dog's developmental stages

- building clear communication

- basic obedience (sit, down, mat, wait, leave it)

- coming when called

- walking nicely on a lead

- polite manners around people and dogs

- paying attention

- and more...

4. Adult class for dogs 18 months +

6 weeks duration  $150

Dog learn their whole life. This class is for dogs of all ages.

During the class we will cover:

- dog's developmental stages

- building clear communication

- basic obedience (sit, down, mat, wait, leave it)

- coming when called

- walking nicely on a lead

- polite manners around people and dogs

- paying attention

- and more...

People and dogs

TOWN CREW

Teaching your dog to be "town" smart

5 weeks program $130 

During which we will cover:

- Socialising your dog to traffic, people, dogs, notices and more

- Building an attentive relationship

- Performing basic obedience in high distracting areas

- Café/ pub manners

- Polite greetings (people and dogs)

- Walking nicely on the lead in town\

-settings with a group of dogs

TESTIMONIES

 

"There is so many great things I could say, but the pure support, encouragement and help I got was simply incredible. I had so much anxiety surrounding my beautiful dog Darcie passing her public access test, yet, I got nothing but positivity. We got through it with no stress, no pressure and so much professionalism in could not recommend the lovely Izabela enough. Her knowledge and guidance is clear and easy to follow. Definitely a 10/10"
Jess and Darcie

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