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Welcome to the McKaynine Training Centre

Last updated: 11 December 2018 - Puppy Graduates and Schedule
Established in 1999, McKaynine has become one of the premier training facilities in South Africa. From humble beginnings of two classes per week, we now offer over 30 classes per week from four different branches, including puppy socialising classes all the way to advanced obedience, tracking, agility and tricks! Our philosophy is simple - effective training that’s kind to dogs and people. Not only are the modern techniques of positive reinforcement scientifically proven to maximise learning, it’s super easy and results are quick to see. Handlers are treated with respect and empathy - we do our best to make your lessons fun and enjoyable. Take a look through the site to see what we offer. Scroll down and take at look at the latest news and specials too! Hope to see you soon!
Puppies doing what puppies do best - have a blast! Happy owners - happy dogs! Click here to view the most recent graduates!

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Want to learn even more about your dog...? Perfect for dog owners wanting to learn more - all from the comfort of your home at only R325/module. Read more here or visit the Learn Canine website.
McKaynine in the news... The one of a kind scent-matching work conducted by McKaynine has now been published in the esteemed Royal Society Proceedings of Behaviour! A trillion thanks to the handlers and dogs who made this revolutionary work possible! We also recently provided internediate canine behaviour training to law enforcement detection dog handlers. Ocassionally we also train dogs for biological detection of species to aid in conservation - visit the Bio Dogs website to check it out...
Notices... K9 Yoga - Superb physical and mental exercise! New Puppy Playgroups! Excellent added fun Day Care - fun for your dog while you’re at work! Click here for more details... Booking for classes is essential and spaces fill up fast. Please email us for details.
Check us out on Animal Planet... Scent detection dogs trained by McKaynine are used to further conservation efforts for endangered species. Click here to see the edited episode.
Superior quality beds ... Check out www.axels.co.za for some great ideas on how to spoil your dog!
Our puppy socialisation classes and obedience classes service the following areas in Johannesburg and Pretoria: Roodepoort, Krugersdorp, Centurion, Rooihuiskraal, Thatchfield, Olivenhoutbos, Heritage Hill, Brakfontein, Randburg, Randpark Ridge, Weltevreden Park, Little Falls, Strubens Valley, Honeydew, Johannesburg North, Northriding, Fairland, Northcliff, Olivedale, Sundowner, Fourways, Blairgowrie, Hyde Park, Craighall, Parkhurst, Parktown, Rosebank, Sandton, Waterkloof, Hatfield, Muckleneuk, Groenkloof, Lynnwood, Menlo, Sunnyside, Brooklyn & Mnandi.
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CRATE SOURCES The most effective and humane way to toilet train your puppy is crate training. When properly introduced puppies LOVE their crates and it becomes their own special place. We do not sell crates at our training school. Pop in to your vet or local pet supply store to see what they have in stock. You can also visit West Pack (Lifestyle), Builder’s Warehouse or try Pet Creations online. Tips: The crate should be just large enough for your pup to sleep Drape a blanket over wire crates to mimic the “den” feel of the non-wire crates Fabric crates are not suitable for chewers Follow the training advice as per your McKaynine Owner’s Guide - please do not use the crate without completing the training
DOG TOYS AND DOG WALKING!  Kim provides the uber cool Snuffle Mats - tons of fun for your dog and a great way to provide some mental stimulation.  Kim also provides a wonderful dog walking service! Your beloved pooch can be collected from your home, taken for a walk around your neighbourhood or local park and returned safely to your property.   Contact Kim directly on  082 854 0268 or visit www.justfourpaws.co.za Contact Kim on 082 854 0268 Donít miss the awesome new Playgroups Book now! BRAND NEW Body & Brain Classes! Read more...
Puppy Graduates Congrats to all our recent graduates! Pictured above is the winning team in the relay race. Click here to see the rest of the photos of our most recent Puppy Graduates For more puppy graduate photos check out our Facebook page