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

Nuisance Barking? How to Resolve Your Dogs Barking

Nuisance Barking? How to Resolve Your Dogs Barking

So you have a dog who barks a lot, and heck, it’s draining some days!  Barking and volume is one of the most complained about behaviours from our dogs, and understandably so! But, it’s really important that first, we understand that you have a dog, they’re going...

11 Dogs That Your Reactive Dog May Struggle With

11 Dogs That Your Reactive Dog May Struggle With

Understanding what your reactive dog might struggle with can be so confusing! It can feel like it's the world that's the problem, that there's no pattern, or that there might be a pattern, but seeing it sometimes can be really difficult. You know that some dogs...

All About Puppy Teething (& 6 Tips To Get You Through It)

All About Puppy Teething (& 6 Tips To Get You Through It)

Teething is so hard on your puppy. If your puppy has suddenly started to chew on everything in your home, or your new furry friend is sinking their teeth into your furniture or your fingers more than they were last week? They’ve likely entered the teething phase of...

The Best Time to Train Your Puppy 

The Best Time to Train Your Puppy 

Bringing home a new puppy is an exciting milestone for your family. While there are many fun memories to make with your furry friend, being a puppy parent is also a big responsibility, because a good dog is made from good breeding and good training! Hopefully, you've...

Best Christmas Gifts For Dog Moms!

Best Christmas Gifts For Dog Moms!

With Christmas around the corner, for dog lovers, for your favourite dog mom (or dog dads!), you're looking for the best gifts, right? Well, that's where I'm here for you, because cherishing your fur baby? Is something I totally get, and it's something this Christmas...

Goldendoodles: Everything you need to know about goldendoodles.

Goldendoodles: Everything you need to know about goldendoodles.

With a huge surge in popularity, the goldendoodle is one of the world's most fastly growing populations, and a gorgeous addition to any family. However, because of their cross-bred nature, and because they’re being bred at an astonishing rate, the needs of these dogs...