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Puppy Classes

a relationship built on trust and communication

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Adult Classes

Manners training 
Loose lead walking
Trick training

Private Training 

One on One 
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Rescue Puppy

Behavioural Sessions

Personalised and Professional

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K9 Nose Work ®

Inspired by working detection dogs. This fun scent game can be enjoyed by virtually any dog. 

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Zoe - Founder & Principal Trainer

My passion for animals started very young where I saved my money to purchase my first bird, a galah I named 'Swing'.  I got my first horse at age 9 and competed and trained in pony club for many years. My real love was dogs and birds. I got my first own dog at 18 where the real learning began.

I have been working with animals for the last 26 years as a Veterinary Nurse and as a dog trainer for the last 12 years. I am a qualified dog trainer through the 'Karen Pryor Academy'.

I am committed to providing science based positive reinforcement training to our clients to ensure a wonderful relationship is achieved with them and their dogs. 

I am devoted to continuing my education through attending seminars, conferences, webinars and courses. To ensure that my clients get the most up to date information.

In my spare time you will find me surrounded by my three amazing dogs and my blue and gold macaw.


"Changing behaviour is not something you do casually because that behaviour has value to the animal, or it wouldn't be doing it."

Dr. Susan Friedman

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Treat Me Calm Dog Training 

Helping You, Help Your Dog
Using Scientifically Proven Training Techniques
Build a trusting, understanding relationship


Puppy Training


When we welcome a puppy into our lives it can sometimes be overwhelming. We are here to help you enjoy your puppy with lots of handy hints to ensure you and your puppy have fun!

Our popular puppy classes use positive reinforcement training to help you create a solid relationship with your puppy. 

We aim to help you create a calm, confident, and resilient puppy. You will learn about canine body language and how your puppy communicates, learns, and most importantly feels.

We will cover the key elements that puppy parents face – toilet training, biting, mouthing, and jumping.

Our classes cover socialisation and basic training- sit, look, handling, beginnings of mat training and introduction to new novel things.

Classes are run from 2 different locations-

  • Manly West – Manly Road Veterinary Hospital

  • Bannockburn

Investment- $200 – 5 weeks, small classes, puppy manual, online course plus more

Private Training 

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Is it fun to walk your dog or is it a chore?

Do you avoid walking your dog?

Does your dog like to jump? 

Have you got a new puppy?

In our private training we cover lots of different training issues. Including walking on a loose leash, polite greetings, basic manners, cooperative care, trick training and nose games. 

Private training is tailored specifically for you and your dog depending on what you want to achieve. 

Private training is not for Behavioural issues. This is barking, separation distress, reactivity, aggression, fear and stress related behaviours. If your dog is experiencing any of these please see the sections on Behavioural Training. 

Private training can be at your home or at my training centre at Bannockburn or at a suitable location. 

Investment - $100 - $125

packages available 

Travel fee- a travel fee of $1.50 is charged per kilometre from Manly West or Bannockburn (whichever is closer to you)

Adult Dog Classes

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Have you just adopted an adult dog ? Or do you want to work on some basics with your dog?

Training classes are great way to build a solid relationship with your dog and have a dog that is a good canine citizen.

Then we have the classes for you. We have classes to cover basic obedience or a class to work on more specific behaviours. 

We will teach you how your dog communicates and learns using scientific training methods.

Classes are run from 2 different locations-

  • Manly West – Manly Road Veterinary Hospital

  • Bannockburn

Investment- $200 – 5 weeks, small classes, comprehensive notes, support throughout the course

Behavioural Dog Training 

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Behaviour sessions are completed by Zoe, an experienced qualified trainer and veterinary nurse who uses science based positive reinforcement training methods.

She will meet with you and your dog to develop a detailed individual behaviour modification training plan. 

In some cases, we will need to work alongside a behavioural veterinarian to assist you and your dog on your journey.

Behaviour Issues can include –

  • Separation anxiety

  • Aggression towards – people, dogs, other animals

  • Barking

  • Noise and thunderstorm phobias

  • Fearful behaviours

  • Compulsive behaviours- tail chasing, shadow chasing

Investment - $300 for a package – first session 90 minutes, follow up session 60 minutes.

Travel fee is charged $1.50 per kilometre from Manly West or Bannockburn (whichever is closer) 

Get in Touch Today

Get in touch with Treat Me Calm Dog Training to learn more about my animal training services.

Brisbane, Queensland

0400 297 266

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