Canine college iconAbout Us. Dog Training and Behaviour ConsultationsMidas and Bondi


Hi there, my name is Matt and welcome to Canine Academy. Through my experience working with dogs I have been able to construct a kind a gentle method to train and change unwanted behaviours in your dog. My method is based on mutual respect. In life, all loving relationships are based on respect, not fear or aggression. My R.E.S.P.E.C.T method relays a very calm and natural message to your dog, once mutual respect is bought back to life you’ll be amazed at how easy it is to change unwanted behaviour.


I have studied Canine Behaviour and psychology extensively attaining certificates from all around the world. I have had the fortunate experience of working alongside trainers from different parts of world and it’s also been my pleasure to have assisted in the training of companion dogs. I’ve had significant experience working with dogs in a pack environment, which has been of particular interest to me as historically this social structure is how dogs normally existed. I believe it’s this sort of environment that has enabled me to better understand our canines needs, if humans are able fulfil our dog’s needs, only then will they be able to lead happy lives. All these elements of experience has provided me with a sound understanding of the canine mind and how to identify problem areas, as well as applying behaviour and training programs.


The picture on this page is of my dog Midas and kitten Bondi. It’s no fluke that they enjoy each other’s company, Midas is the picture of a calm “off duty dog”, and Bondi, as all animals respond positively to this energy.