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The Positive Puppy Expert

 

Ali Smith is the Positive Puppy Expert, and the founder of Rebarkable. Originally from the UK, she is an award-winning puppy trainer who uses positive reinforcement techniques who now trains in Maryland, US & online.

Ali, 32, is passionate about helping new puppy parents get it right, right from the start. Not just training them, but also helping puppy parents understand their growing pup and so enabling the new puppy parents to become their pup’s best advocates. To help create a puppy capable of being a confident and adaptable family member and keep puppies out of shelters.

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Once upon a time, Ali was a new dog mum. She brought home Indie and was pretty overwhelmed – she struggled with the puppy blues – and found the experience of having a puppy wasn’t all it was cracked up to be. 
Ali trained herself to train her dog, Indie, and found a new passion for dog training. 
This then culminated into Rebarkable! Where Ali aims to help new puppy parents learn & train to become the best puppy parents they can be in order to help create more considered dog owners and keep puppies out of shelters.

Recent Blog Posts

When Is The Best Time To Spay Or Neuter My Border Collie?

When Is The Best Time To Spay Or Neuter My Border Collie?

It’s hard to know when to spay or neuter – or if you should at all. Here’s the best veterinary advice for your Border Collie. So you’ve decided to spay or neuter your Border Collie? – but when? Often called getting your dog Fixed or Done (nomenclature that bugs me,...

When Is The Best Time To Spay Or Neuter My Bernese Mountain Dog?

When Is The Best Time To Spay Or Neuter My Bernese Mountain Dog?

It’s hard to know when to spay or neuter – or if you should at all. Here’s the best veterinary advice for your Bernese Mountain Dog. So you’ve decided to spay or neuter your Bernese Mountain Dog– but when? Often called getting your dog Fixed or Done (nomenclature that...

Bully Billows Ramsey Range – The Big Dog Test!

Bully Billows Ramsey Range – The Big Dog Test!

The Bully Billows Ramsey Range collar for dogs was potentially a game changer for me. Why? Because Indie is a big dog who I wanted to wear a collar - but collars didn't typically work for him... Ok, so, I don’t typically support aversives - and you those of you who...

Puppy Blues Research Quiz – Help Us Find Out More

Puppy Blues Research Quiz – Help Us Find Out More

I've longsince been fascinated by the puppy blues, having been through it myself. I truly think it's a thing we just do not speak about enough. Whilst I understand anything to do with mental health is slowly overcoming a stigma, as is the emotions regarding our bond...