Laura Mc Ivor trading as

Kindred Dog Training

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Carrickfergus and surrounding areas 

March 29, 2020

A young puppy's life has been flipped upside down when they leave the safety and comfort of their mother and litter mates. Puppies can find it hard to sleep through the night, now their safety net has been removed. Here are our top tips to help them sleep through the n...

February 28, 2020

1. Feed your pup on a set schedule so their toileting will be more regular and predictable

2. Take them out regularly every 1 hour when they are young so they have lots of opportunities to learn to toilet in the correct place

3. Take them out after waking up, eating, dri...

September 11, 2019

We are delighted to announce that Kindred Dog Training will now be running dog training classes and 121 private dog training sessions at Dog Days Newtownabbey.

March 11, 2019

I drive a lot with dogs in my car both personally and for business, so for me safety while driving is a priority. We all love our dogs like family so here are my top tips for keeping them safe during travel!

First let's look at what The Highway Code states:

57 When in a...

February 1, 2019

 I'm really excited to be welcoming our students to our upcoming recall and lead walking classes. Dogs that pull on lead and run off can make what should be the best part of our dog's day pretty stressful and not much fun for owners! These classes will address these ve...

December 30, 2018

Puppy training & socialisation classes in Newtownabbey. Starting 12th Jan at 11am. 6 week course covering socialising, basic obedience training exercises and common puppy problems.

August 23, 2018

Bringing a new puppy into the family is a really exciting time. To help get your new puppy off to the best start Kindred Dog Training offer puppy training and socialisation classes in Newtownabbey. Early training and socialisation make such a huge difference in a puppy...

August 9, 2018

The Pet Professional Guild Welcomes Newest Member

The Pet Professional Guild, a professional pet industry member-association that advocates for force-free dog training and pet care, announced today that Laura McIvor of Kindred Dog Training has qualified for membership.


June 17, 2018

I'm really excited to announce that Kindred Dog Training will now be offering dog training classes in Rathfern Social Activity Centre, Newtownabbey on Saturday mornings. We have the following classes coming up starting on Saturday 7th July;

Beginners dog training 6 week...

March 18, 2018

It's been exactly a month since my last blog post about Angus's preparations! Where does the time go? It's easy for us to feel guilty about not being able to fit in enough time to train our dogs or feel like whatever we do achieve isn't enough or that we should be prog...

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