Behaviour Support Line

Need help with your dog’s training or behaviour? Contact our Behaviour Support Line for free expert advice. 

Milly the Dachshund cross helped out in the Dogs Trust contact centre

We, as dog owners, sometimes struggle with unwanted behaviours from our dogs, like barking or pulling on the lead.

Finding the right training and behavioural support at the right time can help prevent these behaviours from becoming bigger problems.

If you and your four-legged friend need advice, our free dog advice line can help.

Our team of dog behaviour specialists keep up-to-date with all the latest science and research in dog behaviour. We’ll chat through any concerns you have over the phone and recommend a course of action.

By taking the time to work through any issues, you and your best pal will be closer than ever.

Contact our Behaviour Support Line

Need help with your dog’s training or behaviour? Contact our Behaviour Support Line for free expert advice. 

Call us on 03030036666


If you feel you need to give us a call, our free telephone service is open Monday to Saturday9.30am – 5pm.

Did you adopt from us?

If your dog is adopted from Dogs Trust, our dedicated Post Adoption Support team are available to offer you advice. Please go to our rehoming support page to find out how we can support you.

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How does it work?

When you give us a call, one of our friendly dog experts will assess what support your dog might need. Most of the time, we’ll be able to help over the phone, along with a follow-up email to make sure you have all the information to hand.

If your pup’s behaviour is a little more challenging, we’ll direct you to our Dog School, where we can arrange a series of sessions to help you with your dog’s training needs and set them up for success.

In some cases, we’ll make a referral to our team of Community Clinical Animal Behaviourists, who can provide more in-depth support and advice.

Our behaviour support and advice

The Community Clinical Animal Behaviour team provide accessible and affordable behaviour support for dog owners across the UK.

Our behaviour consultation package provides you with bespoke behaviour advice from qualified clinical animal behaviourists. With in-person or virtual consultations, as well as follow-ups and three months of email support, we’re here to help.

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Behaviour Consultation Package - Terms and Conditions

Not sure if the support line can help you?

Here are a few examples of some of the challenges we can help with:

Here are a few examples of the challenges we help with: House training a puppy; Recall training; Crate training; Jumping up; Biting and mouthing; Excessive barking; Separation anxiety; Giving up your dog advice
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Prevent unwanted behaviours
Prevent unwanted behaviours
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