Melissa & Guest's Pets
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
Natural Dog Training by Kevin Behan, and certified Canine First Responder (August 2020)
About Singapura Dogs
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
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.
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.
Other Services by Melissa
Other Services in Singapore
Frequently Asked Questions
- What is PetBacker?
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- What are pet owners saying about Melissa?
Melissa has 2 repeated customers with 21 completed bookings. One of the latest verified review left by a satisfied Pet Owner is: "thank you once again for the help"
- Is booking Melissa on PetBacker safe?
When you book and pay via PetBacker, PetBacker protects you and your pet with payment protection, pet injury insurance, GPS dog walk reports, daily photo and video reports to ensure a job well done. Reviews by previous pet owners after job completion are transparent to help with your hiring decision.