Melissa, Pet Trainer in Singapore

Singapura Dogs @ Singapore

by Melissa     (18 Reviews)

  Singapore, Singapore | Pet Training

>20 Completed Bookings
2 Repeated Customers
10 Repeated Bookings

>20 Completed Bookings

2 Repeated Customers

10 Repeated Bookings

Being with dogs and helping them become more fully alive through Natural Dog Training is one of my life's deep joys. I'm Mel and I'm a full-time dog trainer/behaviourist.
My story: Bindi is a Singapore Special and we found her as a puppy in 2010 when she was wandering around our neighbourhood. High drive and aggressive as a young pup, she led me to my mentor, Kevin Behan, the Father of Natural Dog Training. His revolutionary approach for understanding emotion and behavior has not only helped to heal her, but my own life too and many others around the world. It was always my dream to train with Kevin at his farm in Vermont, USA, so in 2015, I spent 2 weeks with him, and went back to train yearly till 2019. Kevin passed on in January 2020, and I am indebted to him for his wisdom, friendship and inspiration every day.
I also board/care for dogs that are reactive, or have anxiety/aggression issues. Rehab board and train is a minimum of 7 days.
I love helping a dog become more... DOG! And to restore a dog's true nature--its inner puppy. It's gratifying to help it move well in the world, to be emotionally resilient, more grounded and be able to play.

Skills and qualifications

Experience in trainingExperience in training
Behavioral modificationsBehavioral modifications
Able to recognise subtle signs of a problemAble to recognise subtle signs of a problem
Skill to administer medicationsSkill to administer medications
Basic understanding of how to manage and care for petBasic understanding of how to manage and care for pet

Other skills

Natural Dog Training by Kevin Behan, and certified Canine First Responder (August 2020)

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About Singapura Dogs


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A dog's number one question is "What do I do with my energy?" Natural Dog Training founded by Kevin Behan is about establishing emotional rapport as a basis for training. It's about identifying what dogs want, and how to align and synchronize both dog and owner as a Team. This is what heals trauma.

Accepted Pet Types


Number of years as a trainer


Pet training courses provided

Potty trainingPotty training
Behavioral trainingBehavioral training

My training methods

Natural Dog Training by Kevin Behan

Results that can be expected to be delivered

Owners and dogs will learn core Natural Dog Training exercises that will change a dog's response to stress, and increase it's emotional capacity to process stress. Learn to read your dog's body language better and know how to use your dog's drive to connect with you.

How long to expect results

Natural Dog Training is a lifelong therapeutic practice where growth and healing in both dog and human is non-linear but deep.

Types of classes offered

Private dog training lessons

What are the expectations of your pet

Through Natural Dog Training, dogs will learn to move energy better, breathe better, turn from fear to joy as we restore the puppy within the dog.

My qualifications

Natural Dog Training with Kevin Behan in Vermont, USA, over several years.

Number of pets that will be trained at one time



Melissa's Pet Training service is located in or nearby Singapore, Singapore. Book via PetBacker for Insurance, Payment protection & 24x7 support.

18 Reviews


February 2021

PetBacker Verified
thank you once again for the help


January 2021

PetBacker Verified
Thanks Melissa for taking care of my boys and accepting my last min booking! see you soon !


January 2021

PetBacker Verified
Melissa was extremely patient and very informative when she came to visit us and our puppy Hazel! Hazel was very whiny and was hyperactive. Mel taught us how to crate train her properly and she's now behaving much more nicely! Thank you!! :))


December 2020

PetBacker Verified
Great job ! my boys enjoy it


December 2020

PetBacker Verified
very good and nice lady. thank you so much for taking care of my boys.

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Other Services by Melissa

Board & Train
Pet Boarding
Walk & Train
Dog Walking
Daycare & Train
Pet Daycare
Visit & Train
Pet House Sitting
Natural Dog Training
Pet Grooming

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From SGD 250 /course

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