Are you experiencing problems with your dog pulling or lunging on the lead? Is your dog showing aggression towards other dogs while walking or maybe you are unable to grant your dog the joy of free play because they won’t come back to you when called.
Is your dog over excited and jumping up when greeting you or guests visiting your home?
Are you having difficulty house training your new puppy? Does your dog have a fear phobia or suffer from separation anxiety or maybe your dog is becoming aggressive towards you and your household members.
If you are experiencing any one of these problems or maybe your beloved canine pal has other behavioural issues or perhaps you just want to do the responsible thing and have your dog professionally trained.
By contacting us today you will have taken the first positive step in owning a well behaved dog.
Whatever your dogs issues, there is probably no one more experienced or qualified in dog training & behaviour than the team at ‘Dog Guru’ . ‘
Our vast experience will ensure that we will pinpoint the cause & personally design your solution to owning the perfect canine pal.
The Dog Guru Dog Training & Behaviour Centre is managed by husband and wife team Keith & Helena Mathews, both expert dog behaviourists and internationally renowned dog trainers who collectively have over 4o years professional experience in the canine world.
Keith Mathews ‘The Dog Guru’
Keith Mathews aka ‘The Dog Guru’ is Ireland’s most famous dog trainer, gun dog trainer and canine behaviourist. A hugely successful writer and broadcaster of the internationally acclaimed “Calmness Leads To Reward” and “Retriever Training – Guru Style” dog training programmes which have global sales in 6 continents.
BBC TV DOG TRAINER
In the past Keith has appeared as the canine expert on the BBC’s highly rated weekday programme “THE ONE SHOW”, which reaches audiences in excess of 8 million.
Keith has also starred in his own hit dog training BBC television series ‘Good Dog Bad Dog’, which aired on national television. It was through this TV show that the producers give him the name ‘The Dog Guru’.
Keith has been training dog’s professionally for over 25 years he has taught dog training workshops and held dog behaviour seminars all over the world.
CHAMPION DOG BREEDER
Keith’s is the breeder of the Copperbirch Champion Labradors which is Ireland’s most successful breeding kennel with over 100 FT Champions, FT Winners & Award Winners having been bred directly from his lines over the last 10 years.
Keith is an International ‘FCI’ – ‘A’ – Panel field trial judge for retrievers with the Irish Kennel Club. He has judged field trials and working tests in many countries around the world.
Keith has a wealth of knowledge which he has acquired from working with all breeds of dogs in different situations and he prides himself in being able to assist dog owners and handlers in overcoming their dog’s problems, when all other trainers and behaviourist’s have failed.
HELENA MATHEWS – SWEDISH DOG TRAINER & BEHAVIOURIST
Helena originally from Stockholm in Sweden has been a professional dog trainer and behaviourist for over 15 years.
Helena is a qualified ‘Hundinstruktör´, (Dog Trainer) ‘Problemhundspsykolog’, (Dog Behaviourist) & ‘Service och Signalhunds Instruktör, ( Service & Therapy Dog Trainer) ‘Jägareförbundets Hundinstruktör III’ and ’SSRK’s Retrieverinstruktör’. (Hunting & Retriever Trainer).
THERAPY DOG INSTRUCTOR
For four years Helena worked as a Therapy Dog Instructor, Trainer and Handler with the Labradoodle Livia in Uppsala Akademiska Barnsjukhus a Swedish Childrens Hospital as part of the pilot scheme ‘Childrens Experiences of Animal Assisted Therapy’.
DOG TRAINING ON SWEDISH TV
Helena and Livia appeared many times in Swedish media as well on the televised film ‘Livia ett viktigt hundliv’ which highlighted the work and benefits of the highly successful project.