Training for every life stage of your dog
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Think Canine has been training Toowoomba's dogs for over 10 years.

Through our in-depth knowledge of dog psychology and learning theory, we develop individual, personalised training solutions for your dog. Understanding the reason behind the behaviours your dog is displaying, is key for creating training that lasts.

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Having challenges fitting dog group classes into your busy calendar? Is your pet more comfortable outside a group setting?

Our Private Dog Training sessions might be your answer. Experience the convenience of training within your own home, tailored to your rhythm. We visit you, offering custom-tailored lessons. Our expertise includes addressing common hurdles such as poor manners, over-enthusiasm, essential obedience training, and mastering loose leash walking techniques

Seeking solutions for your pet’s unruly actions?

Our Dog Behaviour Consultations provide an in-depth Behavioural Assessment. We delve into your dog’s habits and lifestyle, identifying and rectifying undesired behaviors through a tailored dog behaviour modification plan. Our approach strikes a balance, ensuring both pet and owner coexist harmoniously. Our professionals equip you to handle your canine’s behavioural challenges, paving the way for a happier, better-mannered pet.

Enrol in our small group Dog Obedience Classes designed for a safe learning setting.

These classes teach techniques for good manners and obedience. Beyond that, your furry friend is trained to remain focused amidst the distractions of their fellow classmates. Our curriculum offers an all-inclusive training experience, readying them for diverse settings. We prioritize holistic behaviour transformation, ensuring your dog’s focus, adaptability and responsiveness in multiple scenarios. 

All Your Puppy Training Needs

Learn the best way to socialise your puppy while building relationship & engagement with you, how to manage common puppy behaviours and introduce basic obedience & leash skills.
Our classes ensure you, the owner, have the skills for enjoyable life with your puppy! 

The first 4 months is the most important learning period of your puppy’s entire life. Private puppy lessons provide your puppy with the best start, as we work with you through a puppy training program, tailored for your pup’s specific learning and developmental needs.

Online Puppy Preschool

Now everyone can access our professional puppy training, anytime, anywhere.
Offering over 8 hours of puppy behaviour theory and practical training videos, our online Puppy Preschool Course covers everything we teach in our group Puppy Preschool plus more.

What our clients say...

I can definitely recommend Think Canine for any dog obedience needs. My puppy and I completed the Beginners Dog Obedience classes with some private lessons afterwards to work on some specific tools and I couldn't be happier with the result. It's given me the information and skills necessary to be able to work effectively with my dog. I have a highly focused Jack Russel and these classes have been very beneficial.

Timothy
I’ve worked with Katrina from Think Canine twice now on two separate dogs I have. I can not praise her high enough for her professionalism, her energy, her understanding and her knowledge. My older boy gets compliments everywhere we go. I put it down to the knowledge, work, tips and tricks Think Canine gave to us. My younger girl even after just one session is already on her way to becoming a fine young Doggo like her older brother. I believe the best investment you can make for your dog is a class with Think Canine.

Bryan
I can't highly recommend Katrina enough. Our dog used to pull like a freight train every time we went walking and I would be utterly exhausted by the time we got home. After a few lssons with Katrina (and Ellie) we can now walk on a loose leash and it is heaven. Katrina's knowledge, skills and gentle approach is exceptional. Fully recommend her services.

Kristin
Katrina is a fantastic trainer. I highly recommend her! She has helped teach me how to work with my 2.5yr old rescue Cattle Dog cross. Prior to going to Katrina, Molly was extremely reactive to other dogs and bikes, anxious, hyperactive and pulled my shoulder out when I walked her. It's been just under six months of training Molly with Katrina's method and she has improved incredibly. I have been through two of her obedience courses (6 weeks each) and one tricks class (5 weeks) and had some private one-on-one training with her. Molly's so much better at loose leash walking and much calmer around other dogs. She's learning very quickly and i'll definitely enrol in next year's classes!

Sam
We just completed our basic obedience with Katrina. Was such a great experience and we have learnt so much. I would definitely recommend anyone wanting to have a calm and better behaved dog to take these classes. Thanks Katrina.

Megan
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Online Services

Online Course

Ready to set your puppy up for success? Enrol in our Puppy Preschool online course! Dive into foundational lessons that ensure your puppy grows into a well-behaved, confident adult dog. Begin your learning journey with us today.

Online Course

Is your canine companion a bit unruly? Or a little introverted? Unleash their best behaviour with our Online Behaviour Dog Obedience Course! Dive deep into proven techniques and transform those pesky habits into commendable obedience.

Additional Resources

Self-paced learning in bite-sized resources. Need help with just one specific behaviour? From toilet and crate training to basic commands, we’ve got you covered. Take the lead in your dog’s education with our targeted short lessons.

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Unleash your dog's best behaviour! Whether it's through private sessions, our online courses, or quality small group classes, our dog obedience and behaviour modification training is tailored for every need. Don't wait—transform your canine companion's manners today.

Eleanor (Ellie) Todd

The Obedience Specialist

Eleanor has been a dog lover and owner for as long as she can remember. Her career in dog training started out with some light volunteer work for Katrina a couple of years ago and she hasn’t looked back since. Having completed her Certificate III in Dog Training & Behaviour in 2018 through National Dog Trainers Federation of Australia, Eleanor has been a part of the Think Canine team since 2019. Her focus is primarily in areas of dog training are obedience, and trick training. She loves working with dogs and teaching them skills (that are both useful for the owners and fun for the dogs as well). She is also a doggy mum to an 8 year old Border Collie-Kelpie named Frodo.

Katrina Diem

Your Local Dog Trainer and Behaviour Consultant

As an Accredited Dog Trainer through the National Dog Trainers Federation of Australia, Katrina brings extensive knowledge of canine learning theory and conducts her training sessions based on scientifically proven methods. The team regularly attend workshops that feature renowned trainers and behaviourists from around Australia and the world – to help keep up to date on the latest training techniques and behaviour modification programs.
Katrina is also a qualified Veterinary Nurse with over 18 years experience in Brisbane and Toowoomba, with a focus on general practice and emergency nursing.