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    Our Mission

    Here at Good Dog Training, we really do love dogs, and we want to help create a change. There is a missing link between dog behavior, dog training and dog adoption.

    We believe that rescuing a dog is not just about finding him or her a forever home – but taking these dogs in and rebuilding their life skills as dogs, building up their confidence, and setting them up to succeed with their new well-suited owner.

    We want to bridge this gap by fully training our rescue dogs from ground up, ensuring they are 100% dog, world, and people social, as well as having a solid obedience before they can be considered for adoption. This process may take two weeks, but it may also take eight months, even a year, no matter how long and how much work each individual dog needs we will give it, you can not rush individuality.

    Alongside our adoption process, we will supply full training for new owners and ongoing support to our rescues and their new families should any questions arise along the way. Its simple, create sound happy, balanced dogs and educate as many people as we can along the way.

    We are open to collaborating on projects with you! The more we can help and work with other rescue organizations, fosters, owners and businesses, the more people we can reach, teach, and grow the knowledge around dog psychology, behavior and training.

    To get in touch email Amber at Info@gooddogtraining.co.nz or phone 021 137 4143

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    Advertising on behalf of a long term client, who unfortunately due to significant life changes has to, with a heavy heart, look for a new home for Marley dog.

    Her mum’s words… Marley is a really cool dog. She is a rescue dog who we have had since 4 months old. She has been attending Good Dog Training since then and is well socialized, with great boundaries.

    She loves humans, and although she sleeps in her own bed within the garage she will take any opportunity to cuddle up on the couch or on the bed. She loves adults, kids and dogs.


    Advertising on behalf of a long term client, who unfortunately has been unable to get back to NZ due to circumstance after the first Covid – 19 lock down. Odin’s Mum has had to make the call after having Odin kenneled with us for a year now, to let him move on to a new family as she is unable to leave her family in her home country.

    It has been one heck of a year for a lot of people and Odin deserves a loving family to take him on.

    Breed: Rottweiler

    Age: 4

    Odin would be best suited to Single male owner a home without children or cats. He is human and dog social and fully obedience trained. He is a dominant male dog that will need a firm owner that is able to keep boundaries set in place.

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