Covering Solihull & Surrounding Areas

Observation- Knowledge - Compassion

Mandy Rigby is an experienced canine educator, she has helped hundreds of guardians and their dogs with her knowledgeable, professional and ethical approach. Yes! Good Dog is one of the top rated business’s in the local area. Mandy’s focus now lies within building the foundations from early puppyhood through to adolescence. Puppy care givers can often encounter challenges whilst their puppy develops through these early development stages which can happen rapidly as puppy learns to adapt into the human family way of life.

There is much anticipation and excitement of life with, and the care of a new puppy but there can be times within those first few weeks and months where preconceived ideals fall short of the original expectations of what life would be like with this new member of the family. Mandy is here to support and coach puppy parents in helping them to get to know and understand their new family member well and develop the communication skills required to overcome what can seem frustrating behaviours.

In building the foundations in the early life of a dog provides a more positive experience on the journey to achieve a wonderful adult dog to share your life with. Puppy services include 1-2-1 Puppy Parenting Support Sessions, 1-2-1 Puppy Learns Sessions and group learning for human parents and puppies.

If you have an adult dog that finds aspects of life difficult to navigate then the Dog Behaviour Life Skills page is for you. Covering areas of fear, phobias, anxiety and reactive behaviour.

Mandy also specializes in separation anxiety issues in puppies and adult dogs, developing tailored programmes for dogs to enable them to learn that being home alone is okay

Mandy is the Founder of Scent Work Academy which delivers classes, workshops, events and trials. This great nose work sport holds many benefits for companion dogs of all ages and breed types, the business is growing from strength to strength as Mandy’s spreads her passion to see as many people with their dogs get involved in the activity..

1-2-1 Support

Puppy Parenting

Remotely or In-Home

Puppy Learns Coaching

Ideal for Puppy’s Aged Between 8-24 weeks

Chill and Relax - Separation Anxiety

Help! I Cannot Leave My Dog Alone

Online Dog Coaching

Your remote Dog Behaviour & Training Coach

Group Puppy Training Classes in Solihull

Puppy Classes – Group

Bring out the best in your puppy

Scentwork For Companion Dogs

Scent Work Classes and Sniff-Away Days

“Encourage and motivate through positive reinforcement training”

 . . incredibly impressed with Mandy’s services and expertise when it comes to dog training and methods in changing dogs behaviours.
Charlotte and Maggie

Mandy is incredibly knowledgeable with a focused and sensitive approach, she made my extremely anxious rescue dog relax
Tracey & Henry

Can’t recommend highly enough . . . Bear is now like a different dog . . . calmer, friendlier and more trusting. Mandy was brilliant with him and us. 10/10
Steph & Matt

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