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We're now offering distant training and assessments

Diamond Dog Behaviour is focused on providing first-class dog behavioural and training services, which include an in-depth assessment, behaviour modification and training program with ongoing advice and support.


Why choose Diamond Dog Behaviour?

  • Full-time professional practice 7 days a week

  • Secure training areas here at the centre

  • Over 25 years of experience

  • Continued and ongoing advice

  • Specialised behaviour modification and training methodology

  • All training is humane and force free

  • We are IAABC, CCPDT, NADOI approved- certified in the treatment and prevention of dog aggression

  • APDT professional trainer

  • NCC licensed


These are just some of the issues and problem behaviours we can help positively change:


Dog-dog aggression, aggression toward people inc biting, snapping, growling, mouthing and nipping, play biting, protectiveness (food, toy etc, resource guarding) rebellious type behaviour, territorial aggression, fearfulness, phobia, anxiety separation anxiety, inappropriate toileting including marking.


We also offer dog and puppy training classes in Newcastle Northumberland and throughout the North East.



Behavioural Assessments


Carried out in the home or here at the centre and include a behaviour modification programme alongside ongoing advice with training and support.


We specialise in working with:


Dog aggression and fighting, including inter-household aggression, 

excessive barking dogs,

fearful dogs,

play deficit,

anxious dogs including fear of other dogs, people and environmental factors, vehicles etc 

phobic response,

separation anxiety and more.

Private Training


1-1 training carried out at a place of your choice or here at the centre

Training courses



Includes  training and distraction proofing with people and dogs,

stopping chasing and absconding,

distant work, use of whistle, also verbal and hand signals.


Includes distraction proofing with people and dogs

Basic training

Includes, sit/down, stay, loose leash, heel and attention training, basic recall, stationing

Advanced training

Obedience competition mechanics

Residential training


Can be either block booked with boarding or on a drop off and pick up basis here at the centre., covering all of the above issues.

We are County Council Licensed boarders, offering a home from home environment for your dogs with large extensive and secure grounds.

Puppy training

All the foundation skills including basic training in sit, down, recall, loose leash, bite inhibition and more

Dog Reactive Class


Dog reactive classes are a practical follow on from assessment working alongside the owner and are for dogs that have the following issues;


Dog-dog aggression and fighting, excessive barking dogs, fearful dogs, anxious dogs including fear of other dogs, people and environment inc vehicle chasing/fear response. 

Adult dog training


Adult/adolescent training includes;


Recall (whistle/verbal/hand) with distraction proofing, attention training's, loose leash, distance commands, sit-down-stay +


Diamond Dog Behaviour, Welton, Newcastle Upon Tyne


Email: diamond1dog@gmail.com

Mob:    0739 799 9753



8.00 AM - 7.00 PM

Monday - Saturday


10:00 AM - 6:00 PM



Get in contact  M: 0739 7999 753


About Diamond Dog Behaviour

 David Holmes Ba Hons, Dip Psych, Dog Behaviour Consultant has trained and researched extensively in animal behavioural sciences, psychology and learning theory. A leading pioneer of force-free training in the north-east, with over 25 years experience in dog behaviour and training. He is a full professional member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) and committed to its philosophy of education and humane non-punishing methods.


IAABC, CCPDT, NADOI approved- certified in the treatment and prevention of dog aggression.


We offer our dog training in Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, Northumberland and the North East. 

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