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Paws Plus Consulting
helping to strengthen the bond between humans and their fur babies through positive techniques and education.


Hi I'm Ally Piper a Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Victoria Stillwell Academy of Dog Training Graduate and Qualified Veterinary Nurse with over 23 years experience in the industry.

Having worked in both Australia and the UK my methods are all positive using a gentle rewards based system.  

My experience working with rescue, therapy and companion dogs has helped shape me into a trainer with extensive knowledge in all behaviours.

My passion lies in teaching pet parents the foundations of communication and techniques to create harmony and a loving relationship with all family members.

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Puppy Preschool in essential in setting your puppy up with skills for life and Paws Plus is the most popular  school in the Shire  for good reason.

Our motto is FUN while LEARNING. We understand that this can be a stressful time where new pet parents are often overwhelmed with information. In our school we break it down, keep it simple and guarantee laughs!

 Pups will not only learn basic behaviors, but ensure they learn to socialise responsibly while also being able to practice calm around other dogs.

We use the latest force free science based methods and all classes are taught by a certified and qualified trainer.

Our course is 4 &1/4 hours over 3 weeks and includes a 15 min individual phone consultation to be used at any time prior, during or after the course for up to 6 months.

Course is run with a minimum 2 staff so you feel supported and empowered setting your puppy and yourself up to succeed.

Course topics include but are not limited to:

*Sit, Stay, Come, Drop, Look, Touch


*Jumping up


*Toilet Training

* Diet and Health

* Confidence building games

*Destructive Behaviours

*Responsible Socialisation
*Firecracker/ Thunderstorm     desensitisation


4 hour course including notes and 15min phone consultation 


The ideal personalised all rounded puppy package to guarantee success!

Unfortunately with to our new way of living, not all family members can attend Puppy School.

Its proven consistency is key, if we can have everyone on the same page we have calmer&  faster learners. 

Puppy Star begins with a Pre Puppy Consultation advising you of how best to set up for your new fur-babies arrival over Zoom. 

We meet again  after the first week for a 1.5hr in person tailored consultation with the whole family (I encourage extended family also) where you will learn about communication, basic behaviours enrichment and socialisation.

Puppy Star also includes 2 My Vet Is My Friend Workshops.

Making vet visits fun for life!

All this and 2 playgroup sessions where your pup will learn critical social skills through games and play.





 Customised Puppy Package 



Are you a vet clinic, grooming salon or a pet friendly office wanting to learn more about positive training? You may be wanting to incorporate more up to date methods into your clinic, help new staff gain a better understanding or just have a calmer and more productive office on ' bring your pet to work day'.

Paws Plus is excited to now offer Lunch and Learns.

We want to give back to the community and spread the word on positive training!

We bring your team lunch and give a 20 min presentation on the benefits of training with positive reinforcement. Cost to your business.... none, benefits to dogs in our community... priceless!

Minimum 2 staff  attending and catering limits do apply


Want stress free fun vet visits?

My Vet is My Friend has been created by PAWS PLUS to ensure stress free vet visits for your puppy  every time. The package includes 2 fun vet clinic workshops for you and your puppy where we create positive associations at the vet. Your pup will learn how to jump on the scales, calmly sit in the waiting room, stand on the consulting table and happily have the vet or nurse check them over.

The package costs just $49 and includes 1 months supply of flea and tick treatment and $20 off Puppy School at the same location (total value $45). 

Spaces are limited as this package is one on one with Ally.


Do you have a question you would like answered?  Would you like to know how positive training works and what would be involved if you were to engage in our services. Maybe you have previously worked with us and would like a refresh of what we covered. 
This is what office hours are for.
Sessions are run via face time Mondays & Wednesdays 8.30-9.30 am and run in 15 min increments. You are able to book up to 4 sessions at once. 
Cost $30 per 15mins


Concerned about your pup's social skills or lack of?

Puppy Playgroup is perfect for puppies between 10-20 weeks who are still learning how to communicate and read body language. Skills that are so important before they venture out into the big world.

Puppy Playgroup is the perfect follow on from Puppy School or for those that were not able to attend preschool.

Puppies are selected and grouped accordingly to ensure imperative skills are learnt and confidence is built.

Small groups ( max 4 - 1 trainer or 6 - 2 trainers) ensure your pup gets the most out of every session without it being overwhelming.

Playgroup is drop off and pick up in convenient Nth Caringbah location with ample parking.

We do attempt to share photos and videos however this is not guaranteed as priority is placed on developing social skills . Every few weeks you will receive a report card to get an understanding of how your fur baby is going and areas that need to be worked on.

Playgroup Session Times:

Fridays from 9.30am 

Puppy Playgroup $30 per one hour session

Bookings need to be made 1 week in advance.

For new pups joining it can be a 1-3 week wait to get in. 


In home behaviour consultations are tailored to suit indivual family and dog needs.

While dogs can bring endless joy to our lives, certain habits can create stress. From early stage puppy training to enrichment tools and understanding your dogs needs, this is the perfect package to create harmony within the household.

We can help with: 


*Seperation anxiety


*Undesirable behaviours

*Pulling on the lead


*Basic Behaviours





*Toilet Training

*Destructive behaviours





Initial in home Consultation $230

includes training plan and follow up one week post consultation via email or phone.

Subsequent visits if needed

$120 per hour for up to 6 months. 

NB: Should consultation be 7km or more outside of 2229 additional travel fee applies


The Baldwins and Willow

The Bookers and Nelly

The Seldons and Tinka

The Bakers and Rio



Puppy Preschool 


IPET Store Kirrawee 


Course dates:

Wednesday 25th January 6.30pm

Monday 6th February        6.30pm

Thursday 9th February      6.30pm                                    


Pups must be 9-14 weeks at commencement of course
For best outcome we recommend starting puppy school 1-2 weeks after your pup comes home so long as it has been 2 weeks since 1st vaccination.
Paws Plus Puppy School is a safe environment to commence prior to 2nd vaccination as all surfaces are treated prior to your arrival.


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