Agile Dogs is owned and run by passionate dog trainer, Dave Metcalf.
Dave is a fully qualified and devoted dog trainer in Perth who is backed by industry qualifications and experience to achieve positive outcomes for both dogs and owners.
- Certificate III in Dog Behaviour and Training (NDTF Qualified)
- Cert IV in Training and Assessment
- Qualified NDTF Trainer (National Dog Trainers Federation), teaching the NDTF Dog Behaviour and Training course to students wanting to become qualified dog trainers
- Providing both puppies and puppy owners the skills they need for a stable and confident dog later in life
- Turning timid and anxious dogs into sociable, confident dogs
- Educating and empowering owners to better understand their dogs
- Building great dog and owner relationships
- Seeing improvement in a dog’s behaviour or skills, as well as satisfaction and joy from dog owners
- Over 15 years’ experience in the dog industry, centring around obedience training and behaviour modification
- 3 years as a dog trainer with Australian Dog Training (Melbourne) from 2007-2010, which at the time was the largest dog training company in Australia
- Agile Dogs was started in Melbourne in 2011, now operating in Perth for over 3 years
- Running seasonal dog training courses to target aggressive and reactive dogs in partnership with the City of Cockburn, as well as providing Agility Courses at the annual Fur Run event
- Conducting professional obedience classes and behavioural consultations for community and private organisations