Our Story

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Hi there, I'm Jill.

I'm Jill and if you come to any Simply Pawsitive training classes or one-to-one training, I will be your trainer.

I have always had dogs and an interest in dog training. Over the years I’ve been to many dog training classes and the found that the quality of lessons varied a lot. I decided to stop going to these classes and train my dogs myself.

When my dog training moved from hobby to business I was surprised to discover dog trainers do not need to meet any requirements, nor are they regulated.

I decided to undertake training with a professional dog training school to ensure I used up to date training methods, as well as to reassure owners that I had studied dog training and had sufficient knowledge and skills to be an approved dog trainer.  I undertook both theory and practical exams with the National Institute of Canine Ethics (NICE) and became a registered trainer with the  Animal Behaviour & Training Council (ABTC) I will  continue to update my skills with different providers.  

I only use positive reward based training.

Positive dog training methods are the kindest and most successful way of dog and puppy training. Using rewards, positive attention and positive reinforcement ensures your dog will follow cues whilst building a bond of love, respect and trust.

Positive methods are scientifically tested and proven to work. They are not just the most effective way to train your dog - they're fun for both you and your dog.

Simply Pawsitive offers friendly and non-judgemental training.  Lots of people feel worried about speaking to a dog trainer, or have had negative experiences in the past. I believe that training and spending time with your dog should be fun for you both.

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Yellow Ribbon Approved Dog Trainer

I fully support and promote the Space Dogs Yellow Ribbon Campaign.  The aim of the Space Dogs Yellow Ribbon Campaign is to have a visible sign that some dogs would appreciate a little space, this can mean from both dogs and/or people, a yellow ribbon is worn on the lead to signify this.


Puppy Training & Socialisation

Practical puppy training, ensuring you have a happy puppy who is well-behaved.


Group Dog Training

Dog training classes in Callendar Park Falkirk suitable for all breeds and all ages.


One to One Training

Simply Pawsitive also offers one to one sessions for dog and puppy training.