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Pooch on a Pedestal are excited to be able to share what we are up to with the gorgeous dogs we work with during behaviour support, dog training, enrichment walks, home boarding, home visits, pop ins and special puppy and pensioner pooch packages in Cardiff, Newport, Llandevaud, Park Seymour, LLanvair Discoed, Monmouthshire, Caerleon, Rogerstone, Langstone, Caerwent, Magor, Undy, Penhow, Caldicot, Usk and Chepstow.

We also offer specialist certified behaviour support and training for more complex concerns further afield including Pontypool, Chepstow and Caerphilly.

We are 2 minutes from the Celtic Manor Golf Club in Catsash, NP18.

Another award for our training and behaviour support

Thursday 9th March 2023

Thank you for all your support. Our training and behaviour support is gentle, force free and games based so every dog just loves it. Every dog has an individual behaviour plan which includes personalised enrichment, created for your canine's needs, instincts and personality.

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Thank you for yet another reward

Thursday 9th March 2023

We have won numerous awards now for our games based, force free puppy and dog training and Victoria's work as a Certfied Caine Behaviourist.

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Certified Canine Behaviourst support

Monday 20th February 2023

I have a Distinction graded degree in Canine Behaviour and certification through INTODogs. We specialise in puppies and dogs needing support with separation anxiety, fear based aggression, nervousness and reactivity in the form of lunging or barking a dogs, people, bikes and cars. A full and detailed assessment takes place with you at your home first before an individual plan is created for your dog. We work with you and your dog in partnership.

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Sunday 7th November 2021


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More success!

Saturday 8th May 2021

We are very excited to be awarded recognition as the Best Behaviour and Training Business in Wales 2021, especially after all the work and clinical experience needed to attain a 1st Class Degree with Distinction in Canine Behaviour and Care.

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Such a great write up

Sunday 30th August 2020

We love what is being featured in the Cardiff and South Wales Magazine https://www.poochonapedestal.co.uk/cockapoolangstone

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Sunday 7th June 2020

We are so excited to have won this award as we have only just completed our first year as well as battling the lockdown difficulties. A massive thank you to everyone who keep on supporting us and sharing the happiness your dog experiences with us! https://www.poochonapedestal.co.uk/rogerstonedoghomeboarding

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Crazy Canine Capers by Victoria Duke published on Amazon

Sunday 31st May 2020

We are thrilled that our interactive e-book, full of simple videos on entertaining your dog based on his or her needs, has been published on Amazon. We hope you enjoy it. https://www.poochonapedestal.co.uk/rogerstonedog

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Personalised Platinum Pooch Sleepover

Tuesday 17th March 2020

This gorgeous cockerpoo puppy came for a few days of socialisation walks with other puppies and our cockerpoos, training reinforcement, enrichment activities, new games and lots of love and cuddles. She even slept next to us on the bed. https://www.poochonapedestal.co.uk/homeboardingnearme

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