The Positive Puppy Expert

 

Ali Smith is the Positive Puppy Expert, and the founder of Rebarkable. She is multi-award winning puppy trainer who uses positive reinforcement techniques.

 

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. She has helped over 1300 dogs and their families to date.

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About Rebarkable

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

5 Simple Ways To Help Your Fear Reactive Dog

5 Simple Ways To Help Your Fear Reactive Dog

Knowing where to start is always a pretty rough one when you have a fear reactive dog, but here are 5 ways that you can, very quickly, see a difference in your reactive dog. I've been a reactive dog parent, Indie (my german shepherd) developed reactivity during his...

Rabbitgoo No-Pull Dog Harness – An Honest Review

Rabbitgoo No-Pull Dog Harness – An Honest Review

With lots of online lists recommending the Rabbitgoo Harness, you might be really tempted to invest in this harness for your dog. I know I was when I started looking at dog harnesses for Indie and things like 120k+ reviews on Amazon? Are really influential too. But is...

Fleas & Your Dog – Everything You Could Need To Know

Fleas & Your Dog – Everything You Could Need To Know

Fleas are one of the most frustrating things you can deal with your dog. No one will disagree with that. Yet, spring is such a wonderful time of year! The sun is a little shinier, the sky is a little bluer, and the trees and flowers are bursting with colour. Just...

True Love No-Pull Dog Harness – An Honest Review

True Love No-Pull Dog Harness – An Honest Review

Amazon is a wonderfully convenient place to pick up a dog harness, and True love is one of the most popular on the platform - especially seen as it's called "No pull" and has a handle - but how does it actually function? Harnesses are a great way to safely contain...

Blue-9 Balance Harness – An Honest Review

Blue-9 Balance Harness – An Honest Review

When it comes to adaptable harnesses, the Blue-9 Balance harness is definitely up there. Harnesses are a really important part of how our dogs live their lives, so it's important that we get a harness that suits our individual dog, and that it fits appropriately. (A...