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The Gentle Modern School of Dog Training is a renowned establishment dedicated to teaching both dogs and handlers with kindness and positivity. Utilizing The Gentle Modern Method of Dog Training™, the school aims to make training sessions enjoyable and successful for all participants. Originating in the early 1970s, this innovative method was developed by the late David, a pioneer in dog training in Australia. David’s vision was to revolutionize dog training by emphasizing gentle, modern, and effective techniques, setting the foundation for the school’s ethos.

Today, David’s legacy is carried forward by his wife, Ruth, on the Bellarine Peninsula, and by Amanda in Melbourne. The school boasts a team of experienced instructors who are all accomplished dog trainers and members of The Kintala Dog Club Association Inc. Operating as a registered animal business under State Government legislation, The Gentle Modern School of Dog Training prides itself on providing a safe and fun environment for dogs and their owners to learn and grow together. Testimonials from satisfied clients highlight the positive impact of the school’s approach, fostering strong relationships and building confidence in both dogs and handlers.

Lessons are conducted at two convenient locations: 45 Bawtree Road, Leopold, adjacent to the Bellarine rail trail, and Warringal Parklands, Plymouth Street, Heidelberg. Additionally, home sessions are available for added convenience. As a registered Companion Animal Business under State Government of Victoria Legislation, The Gentle Modern School of Dog Training remains committed to supporting dog owners on their journey towards successful and fulfilling relationships with their beloved pets.