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Formal Dogs is a reputable canine chaperoning and training service based in Melbourne’s Eastern Suburbs, established in 2008 by expert Canine Educator Ruth Elliott. With over 15 years of experience in canine chaperoning, dog obedience, and behavior training, Formal Dogs offers a range of specialized services to cater to the needs of dog owners looking to include their furry companions in special occasions such as weddings or other functions.

Specializing in greyhounds, Formal Dogs is part of a dedicated community of greyhound lovers who provide invaluable insights and support to help dog owners better understand their pets’ body language, rehabilitate problematic behaviors, and ensure a harmonious relationship for years to come. From addressing common issues like sleep startle, reactivity to other dogs, separation anxiety, to more complex problems such as resocialization, Formal Dogs offers tailored consultations and ongoing training to meet the unique needs of each dog and owner.

Utilizing modern, effective, and humane training methods, Formal Dogs works closely with clients to achieve practical dog obedience and behavior modification. As a mobile service, Formal Dogs offers in-home consultations and a variety of services not only in Victoria but also interstate. Whether you need assistance with general manners, nuisance barking, anxiety, or preparing your dog for the arrival of a new family member, Formal Dogs is dedicated to providing personalized support to ensure a positive and fulfilling experience for both you and your beloved pet.