GK9 Dog Rehabilitation, Training and more…

Teaching you to become the pack leader

Training

Rehabilitation

Agility

Walking

About Me

Gareth Clark

Professional Dog Trainer
Hello! My name is Gareth Clark I am the founder of GK9 DOG REHABILITATION.

 

After moving to South-West France in 2016 and living on the border of the Haute – Vienne 87 and the Dordonge 24 with my wife Kerri and our three dogs I saw that a lot of people were struggling with just basic obedience for their dogs, mostly dogs being rescued from the SPA.
Being a professional dog handler/Trainer for many years back in the UK I’m now giving my experience and help to give you back control of your dog, over the years I’ve worked with just about every kind of dog, both pedigree and crossbreed. You can rest assured that I have lots of experience with dogs just like yours. (Well maybe not quite like yours – Every dog’s unique and no single approach suits every dog – that’s where skill and experience is invaluable). Well I’m here to help, after all our dogs are part of the family.

 

Although the saying goes ‘you can’t teach an old dog new tricks’, you can and you will with my expert advice and training methods, you can teach your dog anything you wish. Contact me today, I’d LOVE to work with you!
Fully qualified with 20 years experience in training Security and Police Protection Dogs. Let me help you create:

 

*Rules, Boundaries and Limitations*

 

I can give you the tools and knowledge to help with the following:

  • Chewing
  • Pulling on lead
  • Recall
  • Excessive barking
  • Dog aggression
  • Socialising your dog
  • Nervous dogs
  • And any other problems you may have.
  • Category 1&2 dogs training and advice

Training dogs and
owners together

Many happy returning customers. GK9 can rehabilitate your dog and teach you how to become the pack leader. I offer one to one sessions and group training sessions.

 

Home boarding looking  after  your dogs in my own home with my family if you are going away, where training can be provided if needed with cats, chickens or even other dogs. Home from home environment.

 

Please feel free to contact me for more information.

Level 3 trained

Level 2 professional dog users

Current dog handler license

Make an Appointment

GK9 currently offers three weekly training groups:

Wednesdays at 11am in Villetoureix 24600
Fridays at 10am in Firbeix 24450
Saturdays at 11am in Piegut-Pluviers 24360

You can sign up for one of the group sessions using the calendar below.
Contact Gareth to make an appointment for an individual session.

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Check out our personalised lead and collar sets in the GK9 shop!

Collars

Experiences

We first met Gaz when we were having problems with our cockerpoo Sammy over aggression whilst grooming and taking objects off him which he had stolen. After a few sessions Gaz gave us the confidence to be the pack leader and be more confident when dealing with Sammy. We then took Sammy to the weekly training sessions to help with his socialisation and general training. He loves these sessions and as soon as he realises where we are going barks with excitement. They are informal and are great for all dogs. Earlier this year we also took on one of Gaz’s puppies. Luna a German Shepherd cross. We took her on at 12 weeks and she is the most loving calm puppy i have ever had. Luna now joins Sammy at the weekly training sessions and loves them as much as Sammy.  We are all learning so much from these sessions and would highly recommend Gaz. We both now have the confidence to deal with Sammy and its lovely to see how he has developed with the introduction of Luna. I would highly recommend Gaz to help out with any issues your dog might have and to socialise your dog more.

Claire

In the past, in the UK, I’ve taken lessons in competitive obedience and here in France in “dressage” but Gaz’s less formal training style is more effective and suits all breeds and types of dogs – particularly good for “rescue” dogs whose past is uncertain.  Mine are currently toy Spaniels and a sighthound,  breeds with extremely different characters and they have both benefitted from what we have learnt at training sessions.

Jane

Thank you for taking such good care of Belle while we were away. She really had a good time with you guys and enjoyed spending time with the rest of the pack.

Joppe

Dog training is the act of teaching a dog particular skills or behaviours. Dog training includes teaching a dog to react to particular commands and cues as well as to act independently by deliberately changing their natural behaviour.

Dogs have been trained to perform a large number of practical functions including search and rescue, herding livestock, guarding, explosive or drug detection, disability assistance, dogs have also been trained to perform recreational functions, including companionship, shooting assistance.

Dog training usually involves the basic obedience training to establish control over the animal and can then progress to more advanced specialist training. Basic obedience training includes teaching a dog:

Recall training – teaching the dog to come on command

Sitting training – teaching the dog to sit on command

Walking or heeling training – teaching the dog to walk on or off lead with the handler

Staying training – teaching the dog not to stray on command

Sociability training – teaching the dog not to be aggressive to humans, other dogs or other animals.

Prices

Below are the prices for all of our training and boarding packages. As you can see there are a few different options and you may need assistance when you are booking for the first time. Please Contact Gareth if you need some more information before booking a class or boarding for your dog.

Please note that we do not provide food for dogs that board with us, so please bring some with you when you come to bring your dog. It is also recommended to bring your dog’s passport or other papers in case there is an emergency.

Single group lesson

  • Join 1 group lesson
  • No email support
  • No phone support
  • No home consultation
20
Buy single lesson

5 group lessons

  • Join 5 group lessons
  • With email support
  • Without phone support
  • No home consultation
95
Buy 5 lessons

Individual lesson

  • 3 hour individual lesson
  • With email support
  • With phone support
  • With home consultation
240
Buy individual lesson

Boarding 1 dog

  • Includes walks
  • No training
  • No food provided
20/night
Book boarding

Boarding extra dogs

  • €5 off for extra dogs
  • No training
  • No food provided
15/night
Book boarding

Boarding with training

  • Includes walks
  • Includes training
  • No food provided
30/night
Book boarding

Contact

gareth@GK9.fr
+44 7940 445446
Bussiere-Galant (87)
Siret 82801342500016

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