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Recent News​

Big news expected soon!


April 14, 2015


Due to the same change in our business focus that prompted our
recent change in Walking Service, Pooch Perfect now hopes to be
able to make an exciting announcement some time in the next
two months. Please watch this space or Contact Us for further

Walking services now restricted


February 27, 2015


Due to a change in our business focus, Pooch Perfect will no longer be offering walking services -- except to sitting, boarding and training clients -- and then only during specific hours.

Pooch Perfect begins writing for "The Hair of the Dog"


February 02, 2015


A new free dog magazine has begun appearing in Waterdown, Dundas, Burlington and Guelph. "The Hair of the Dog" includes important training tips, seasonal tips and information on nutrition -- and Pooch Perfect has been invited to contribute. Watch for our article in the spring issue. It should be available in your area in March. Contact us if you'd like a copy or would like to see "The Hair of the Dog" in your place of business.

The Pooch Perfect Blog is now live!


January 8, 2015


Check out our Blog for some interesting and useful articles on dog training. We'll be posting a new article every week or two from now on. If you have any requests, please let us know.

Pooch Perfect will be open thoughout the holidays!


December 8, 2014


Due to the volume of inquiries about this year's holiday services, we will remain open throughout the season to help you with all your walking, sitting, boarding, training and rehabilitation needs. Contact Us!

Pooch Perfect Begins Educating Dog Trainers


November 24, 2014


Pooch Perfect was recently contracted by Canine Academy to develop and deliver a series of lectures to Pro trainers in-training. The lecture series takes place every few weeks at Canine Academy and focuses on canine cognition, behaviour problems, recent advances in training techniques and the influence of genetics in determining dog behaviour. Feedback has been excellent! Many thanks to Canine Academy and its students for such a warm welcome!

Pooch Perfect is Now Recommended By Hamilton-Burlington SPCA!


November 18, 2014


Hamilton-Burlington SPCA referred their first case to Pooch Perfect on November 18, 2014. This pup is now doing great! It's great to be in contact with the local rescue community here in Hamilton. A whole new group of dogs to help!

Pooch Perfect Relocates to Hamilton!


August 29, 2014


Pooch Perfect is happy to announce our relocation to Hamilton. Pooch Perfect now serves Hamilton (and surrounding area), Burlington, Oakville and Mississauga. We're loving it so far!
We can't wait to meet all the new dogs here. Give us a call!

New Website!


July 15, 2014


Pooch Perfect sends our sincere thanks to Professional Designer Amy Haakmat for designing this fantastic new website!

More exciting news coming soon. Stay tuned!

Pooch Perfect Expands its Services


March 17, 2014


Due to popular demand, Pooch Perfect is expanding its services! Pooch Perfect now offers Drop-in and Live-in pet sitting as well as pet boarding. For additional details, please consult the Sitting Rates page. We hope to see you and your pets soon!

Pooch Perfect Advises Pet Owners at Rescue Dogs Match Fundraiser


March 01, 2014


Rescue Dogs Match, a rescue based in Cambridge, Ontario, but with Foster families across Southern Ontario, held a "Girls' Night Out" fundraiser on March first and asked Pooch Perfect to operate its "Ask the Trainer" booth. The evening was a great success with about 150 people attending for free massages, vendors, readings and great dog training advice. The Pooch Perfect booth was busy all night dispensing advice and sharing dog stories with all the Rescue Dogs Match supporters. See our Gallery for some photos of this fun event!

Pooch Perfect Makes a Million Steps!


December 03, 2013


Pooch Perfect has now walked over a million steps with the dogs of Oakville! Pedometer readings confirm our walkers broke the million step mark on December 03, 2013. The Pooch Perfect Walk Counter on our Walking page is updated each month. Check back to see how much care we're giving the dogs in your neighbourhood!

Pooch Perfect begins working in Partnership with "Rescue Dogs Match"


November 8, 2013


Pooch Perfect recently began working with Rescue Dogs Matcha non-profit rescue organization. Pooch Perfect helps foster dogs and their families sort out behaviour issues and prevent new ones from

occurring. Transitioning between homes can be difficult for any dog, especially if they've been rescued. Pooch Perfect is glad to be lending these at-risk dogs a helping hand.

Pooch Perfect is now recommended by the Mississauga Humane Society!


Pooch Perfect received word on September 27, 2013, that Mississauga Humane Society will now be recommending our training and rehabilitation services. We'd like to thank MHS for the opportunity to help out on their most serious and urgent behaviour cases and we're very pleased to maintain 100% adoption rate of even these troubled dogs. They are all recovering beautifully thanks to the hard work of MHS volunteers and foster families.

Pooch Perfect is expanding its toolbox


September 24, 2013


Make room in the garage! Our lead trainer is taking an apprentice course from a leader in Canada's scent-detection industry, Teresa Lewin who is affiliated (among others) with the Sporting Detection Dogs Association of Canada. Check out the course poster here (It's a PDF; 6.1MB). Scent-detection work is an amazing way to build confidence in reactive and anxious dogs and strengthen your bond with your dog. We can't wait to make it a part of your dog's rehabilitation!

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