About Julie

I am a keen dog lover, my love for dogs has grown over the past 10 years. I’m enthusiastic about helping you get the best from socialising your puppy right from the day they come home with you. My passion grew after taking on a rescue Blue Merle Border Collie. After taking this 11-month-old home,…

The 5 Senses

During a young puppy’s life, they often encounter things that will scare them, or put them off guard – these are called ‘fear’ periods. Every new encounter, sound, taste or smell will more than likely put a young puppy on edge. This is why desensitising at such a young age is crucial to healthy puppy’s…

Puppy Development

Did you know that the most important stages for growth and learning for a puppy is between 8 and 16 weeks old? Sadly, for most pups, it is during this crucial period that they are kept secluded, as they have not had their second inoculation. Here at The Barn, we provide a sanitary, safe and…

Group Socialising

Socialising your pup at a young age is one of the most important things you can do for them. Introducing things through play and positive enforcement within small groups offers a chance for you puppy to grow into a confident, happy and well-mannered adult. You will be provided with the skills and tools necessary in…