Toys & Training

Andover zookeeper units up new enterprise serving to individuals to coach their canine in a sort approach

A ZOOKEEPER is placing his animal experience to good use and has arrange his personal enterprise serving to individuals to coach their canine in a sort approach.

Nick Shelley arrange Riley’s Canine Teaching, a force-free canine coaching expertise, just a few months in the past in Andover.

The enterprise opened late final 12 months with the purpose of giving all canine the possibility to have wholesome, joyful and content material relationships with their house owners.

Solely run by Nick, who’s the founder and the one workers member, his work is already receiving 5 stars opinions on-line.

Nick, 32, has a background in zookeeping and has been a canine proprietor himself for a few years.

SEE ALSO: Associates take their efficiency to the streets of Andover to busk for Ukraine

He mentioned: “I would like everybody to expertise the kind of relationship I’ve with my chocolate lab. It’s about connecting an proprietor to their canine and constructing belief.

“I’ve an enormous background with all sorts of animals and I even work at a canine rescue charity. I see canine are available on a regular basis who’re skittish and have misplaced belief of their previous house owners – that is what my coaching is making an attempt to keep away from.”

Nick’s hands-on method introduces force-free coaching to canine as he believes that animals have to be prepared individuals with a purpose to obtain a very good degree of belief.

He mentioned: “If you happen to attempt to educate a canine by drive, they’ll obey by concern reasonably than belief. If you use drive, you additionally danger the possibilities of canine changing into randomly aggressive in response to their concern.

“I’ve discovered this manner of coaching by my work background, my {qualifications} and my very own private experiences. Working with so many breeds and several types of animals provides you a very good eye for this. If I can prepare an otter, I can undoubtedly prepare your canine!”

The typical value vary is £75 to £120. For instance, the £75 New Arrivals bundle consists of: pre-arrival session, post-arrival session, what to anticipate, the way to assist a canine settle and extra.

SEE ALSO: Indoor market again on the Chantry Centre this weekend with model new location

Nick, who can be a director at a conservation administration venture, mentioned he hopes to make his enterprise a full-time occupation, so he can obtain his dream to ‘assist the 2 approach avenue between all canine and their house owners’.

For extra go to or e-mail

Message from the editor

Thanks for studying this story. We actually recognize your assist.

Please assist us to proceed bringing you all of the trusted information out of your space by sharing this story or by following our Fb web page.

Supply hyperlink

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.