Bark&Birch

About Us

 

 

Passionate. Patient. Persistent. Pet-lovers. These are just a few of the characteristics that describe us. We know each animal is different, and our approach is to build a customised program around your dog. We currently train over 300 dogs per month and operate nationwide across the United Kingdom, Ireland and Portugal.

 

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

Our story

Passionate. Patient. Persistent. Pet-lovers. These are just a few of the characteristics that describe us. We know each animal is different, and our approach is to build a customised program around your dog. We currently train over 300 dogs per month.

The team exists out of dog behaviourists, ex-police/army dog handlers and many other dog lovers.

​We strongly believe that issues with our dogs start with us as dog owners which is why our training always incorporates training the owner.

We will tailor a solution based on your and your dogs needs, just to name a few things that we can help with:

  • Puppy training
  • Basic & advanced obedience
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Human and or dog aggression
  • Destructive behaviour
  • Specific behaviour and obedience related issues
  • Guard dog training
  • Doggy Day Care
  • Holiday Boarding

Get in touch now so that we can schedule a free intro call.

We speak: Dutch, English, German, Portuguese, French, Italian, Spanish & Arab
Licensed & Insured

ABOUT OUR COMPANY

Our mission is to help people and their dog’s life happier lives together. We currently train over 300 dogs per month across the United Kingdom, Ireland & Portugal through a combination of 1:1 training as well as several board & train (residential) programs.

We also offer doggy daycare and holiday boarding.

Bark & Birch runs a rescue shelter in Cascais, Portugal

Please get in touch if you would like to learn more.

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

We’ve helped to train thousands of dogs over the years – and we’re proud of our reputation.

    5 star review  I was really nervous about boarding my puppy for 2 weeks, but I knew it was essential for his development. I never felt pressured to take on their service, they offered a balanced opinion, which was helpful and comforting. Communication was consistent and regular. I received regular updates, pictures and videos, which was a huge comfort. Bark and Birch were accommodating where possible and very professional. I highly recommend Bark and Birch, best decision that I made and great value for money. Now I can enjoy my puppy as opposed to being a very tired, stressed puppy mum! Personal thank you to Corrina.

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    10/19/2020

    5 star review  We used Bark and Birch for one of their 2 week obedience training programmes after having our puppy for 2 weeks. He wasn’t enjoying his crate and was whining throughout the night. We had a great trainer in Shelley who trained our puppy to love his crate sleep through the night and no longer wee around the house. He’s well behaved understands his simple commands and is an all round well mannered lovely well trained puppy. I would highly recommend the two week course to start your puppy on the right path and before they pick up habits which are harder to get them out of. Great service from daily update videos to after care helping us keep our puppy on the right track. A very happy customer and a very happy pup. Would highly recommend to any new dog owner.

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    10/21/2020

    5 star review  Huge thank you to Kim at Bark & Birch for her amazing hard work with Daisy at her basic obedience board & Train programme, and to Paul for answering all of my questions and helping me to decide which option was right for Daisy! Daisy made so much progress in such a short time (just 2 weeks!), and it was wonderful to see her progress through daily update videos from Kim during the training. Kim has also been very responsive and incredibly helpful with advice even after Daisy had completed her training! Daisy was 15 weeks at the time of training, and now she is 20 weeks. She still has quite a lively personality, but is much more attentive and obedient since her training! Looking forward to some extra training sessions in Bark & Birch doggy day care soon, and hopefully the advanced obedience training in future!

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    9/16/2020

“Bark & Birch has been a god send. Our 2 year old PUG was destroying everything, their 2 week course made such a difference” 

Rachel Anderson

OVER 4000 DOGS TRAINED

We’re very proud to have trained over 4000 dogs across London, The UK & Now Europe.

We’re passionate about dogs and making a difference – that’s why we’ve donated over £20,000 to dog charities.

We’re passionate about dogs and making a difference – that’s why we’ve donated over £20,000 to dog charities.

OVER 160KG OF DOG FOOD DONATED

It’s our dream, our vision to never see another dog go hungry – every little contribution we make helps.

Our team continues to grow – we have over 60 employees, everyone of them an avid dog lover with specialised skills.

We’ve got LOTS of exceptional reviews and for good reason, we’re all about giving you the dog owner, the best.

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