Here to help Adelaide Dog Lovers and guardians enjoy a positive relationship with the dogs in their life.  We have a range of services for dogs, puppies and guardians.  All training or behavior modification courses are tailored to suit you and your pet’s needs.  

We offer the very best standard of dog training in Adelaide, meet Tamara from Best Friend Dog Care our Relationship coach, dog behaviorist and trainer.    Conducting private dog training sessions in your home.    Achieving Harmony we communicate clearly with dogs and their guardians.    Happy Dogs & Happy Guardians is our Specialty.     

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Tamara is working with Leo, the method being used is ‘Shaping’.  Shaping is commonly defined as: The differential reinforcement of successive approximations towards a target behaviour.  It’s kind of like the hot and cold game humans play.

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NO HARM is needed for a dog to understand you when you too understand your dog.  This does not mean no boundaries or consequences for unwanted behavior, it does mean NO FEAR and NO PAIN.    Dog training to me is about having fun, being patient, consistent, thoughtful and observant while staying cool!”                 ~Tamara~

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Nationally accredited Dog Behavioral Consultant,  Dog Trainer,  Professional Family Dog Educator and Mediator.   Certified by NDTF Tamara received comprehensive hands on instruction in canine behavior,  handling and psychology through the National Dog Trainers Federation.    Tamara has over 15 years experience working with animals and is certified in Canine Communication and Social Behavior by PPG (Pet Professional Guild).

Tamara and Dr. Chris – Veterinarian on his tour to keep Australia pet friendly

Tamara is constantly adding to and up dating her broad canine knowledge,  her studies and experience include Concepts in Training, Speak Dog, Dogwise & PPG’s Dognostics.  working with Delta Society ‘Dog Safe Program’, RSPCA and Force Free Dog Daycare.

Tamara teaches in a fun and educational way,  showing guardians that puppies and dogs can learn from canine friendly, safe and common sense methods.



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We help you live in peace and harmony with your best friend.

Private Dog Training

Behaviour Training

Train to Walk with Manners

Puppy Socialising & Training

Talking Dog with Tamara

Preparing your Pooch for Baby’s Arrival

Home Visits, Enrichment & Play

Dog Walking for General Exercise


Working with living beings is it possible to guarantee yours or your dogs behaviour?  What we can guarantee is that you will be working with a highly credentialed coach motivated to help you to reach your training goals.  We guarantee training to be fun and a positive experience for both you and your dog.

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What are you to the pup you chose to live with? An Owner? A Guardian? An Advocate? A Friend? A Leader? A Pack member? A Fur parent? Our Crazy Human World is hard enough for us to live in, consider the pup in your life and how they make heads or tails from our ever …


The questionnaire was returned with  “HELP needed calming Charlie, so the kids are not scared of him”! Charlie the Labrador now displays impulse manners. Charlie was introduced as the ‘ pushy, jumpy, child knocking over 1 and a half year old who will not lay down’ Labrador. I can confidently say after 5 sessions with …


We come to you, servicing Adelaide, South Australia metropolitan areas.

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Phone:  040 161 5437