Royvon Boarding & Dog Training Kennels, Surrey, England Reviews

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“Reggie surrey BMP ”

Written on: 28/11/2016 by Genevieve1990 (1 review written)

Before taking our chocolate labrador Reggie to Royvon in Surrey for their behavioural modification programme. He was sometimes agressive towards other dogs, extremely bad on the lead, and completely unresponsive when around or near other dogs. Of course we were initially nervous about leaving him for three weeks and knew we would miss and worry about him, but having the daily photo updates, some video clips of his progress, alongside weekly training updates was all the reasurance we needed… Read Full Review

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“Excellent care and dog boarding”

Written on: 24/09/2016 by SallyNewman (1 review written)

Diesel has been boarding at Royvon Surrey since he was 10 Months old. He has always been happy to go and always comes home happy and healthy. During his recent stay Diesel needed to see the vet due to a couple of minor medical issues which he also suffers with at home. We was informed of this immediately and kept up to date daily on how Diesel was doing. We was extremely happy with the care Diesel received and loved seeing all the daily photos on Facebook. Thank you to all the staff who cared… Read Full Review

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“training ”

Written on: 31/08/2016 by 1979RussoItalian (1 review written)

found the staff very pleasant and the young lady that trained my dog was excellent… Read Full Review

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“A Changed Dog!”

Written on: 27/08/2016 by MuffinsHuman (1 review written)

We sent our dog Muffin here for a three week training course in order to try and curb his tendency to show aggression towards other dogs. Really sending him away was a last resort as we could not imagine a scenario in which our dog would get over his aggression. Walking him around our neighbourhood became embarrassing for us, and even dangerous for other dogs. Luckily we found Royvon in Surrey and had Muffin spend three weeks there in the care of his trainer Nake. When we showed up today we… Read Full Review

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“DONT GO THERE!”

Written on: 02/08/2016 by Hannahp446 (1 review written)

My dog was sent here to be trained by me and my partner. From all the pictures and everything we say we thought he was doing great! But then we went for the hand over session and he was still showing signs of the same problems. Jumping up being one of them. When we saw him he started to jump up, even though this was one of the problems, another thing when we took him for a walk on the hand over session he was still pulling. Even though we have been told that he won't pull, then they said he… Read Full Review

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“AVOID ”

Written on: 02/08/2016 by MoRS7 (1 review written)

AVOID AVOID AVOID  My dog spent over two months with them and came back just as bad as he was when he went in. A visit to a third party, reputable dog trainer, confirmed that he was not trained at all. So for £3,000, all Royvon did with my dog is board him with the other dogs and take pictures of him. Oh, I nearly foget to mention; my dog was attacked by the manager's Husky and I didn't even get a hint of an apology!!! Waste of money!… Read Full Review

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“Royvon delivers the goods!”

Written on: 01/06/2016 by Dan.Sal (1 review written)

Having read a number of negative reviews about various residential dog training establishments including Royvon I decided to take a chance and booked in our 10m old Doberman for the 3 week 'complete package'. I was very sceptical despite having been given a lot of reassurance from the person I dealt with, whom I now know to be the owner. He took the time to address my concerns over numerous phone calls and this was a good indication as to his standards. Well, 3 weeks and four training… Read Full Review

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“Dog on dog aggression? No more....”

Written on: 05/12/2015 by weanamadl (1 review written)

I was very nervous leaving our 5 1/2yr old Staffie who is totally attached to me on her own in a new environment and with strangers for 3 weeks. But I needn't have worried. I received videos and photos whilst away and we exchanged very reassuring e-mails with the trainer, Nake. My dog looked very happy. It was obvious that Nake, the trainer, liked her and her eyes were totally transfixed on him. He knew exactly how to read and react to her. When I saw the first video, it gave me peace of… Read Full Review

Darren James's Response to weanamadl's Review

Written on: 05/01/2016

Thank you for trusting Royvon! We know what it’s like to be away from your dog, so we really do as much as we can to assure you of her safety. We had fun taking care of training your dog, and we hope to see you both again very soon!

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“Excellent”

Written on: 07/10/2015 by robmannoxford (1 review written)

Excellent all around - most notably the trainer's clear love of our dog to ensure he felt fully at home - any owner's number 1 priority when leaving their dog with strangers. We had regular phone/email/video updates which gave us a high level of peace of mind and could see that our dog was in good hands. Expertise of trainer, results of training and clarity of handover training all superb. We were recommended Royvon by a friend, and having now experienced sending our dog there for 3… Read Full Review

Darren James's Response to robmannoxford's Review

Written on: 14/10/2015

Thank you for the great words! Yes, dogs’ safety is always our priority here in Royvon. We’re glad our updates put you at ease. We hope to see you again soon! =)

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“Home from home”

Written on: 25/05/2015 by Lagreenwood60 (1 review written)

thank you for looking after my little man Sid, he had a wonderful stay at royvon, he made lots of new doggie friends and human ones too, would definitely recommend… Read Full Review

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“3 week training package”

Written on: 17/05/2015 by bnOrr242 (1 review written)

I was struggling training my dog around distractions, (she's a hunting breed and easily looses her focus) despite hours of training every day with my doggie. I found it hard to create safe enviroments to practice obedience around distractions (not many people are willing to 'accidentally' bump into you with their dog and let you practice recalls over and over every day!). My doggie already knew our trainer from our puppy classes, so I was really happy for her to take her on for the residential… Read Full Review

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“My Staffie's Stay at Royvon”

Written on: 16/05/2015 by Dougal4 (1 review written)

I was very pleased. My Staffie Cross stayed at Royvon for three weeks with the full package. The staff are amazing. Very helpful and friendly and my Staffie adored all the staff. He is a much a better dog, more obedient and much calmer. At the moment he is a "work in progress". I still go for training sessions because now it is me who has to be trained! Once I am "trained" I will be able to write a fuller review. Would highly recommend it though… Read Full Review

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“Do alot of research before you book”

Written on: 10/05/2015

I booked my dog in with the understanding that the package came with 2 day post training session. Whilst I appreciate that I was given 2 hours in the morning and 2 hours in the afternoon on the day I collected Daisy, the first part of the session was just myself and the trainer talking me through techniques and the afternoon was spent with me walking Daisy on the lead and doing the 'sit' exercise control and then 5 minutes where Daisy was passed to 2 'known' members of staff and then tried… Read Full Review

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“Very pleased ”

Written on: 28/04/2015 by Simmoa (1 review written)

I'm am very pleased with my little chaps stay and would definitely Let him stay there again the staff wrer all friendily and he had a great time Was a bit unsure about leaving him as it was his first time away but i haf no worries As he had a great time . so thank you to all at Royvon Surrey… Read Full Review

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“Very happy dog”

Written on: 04/04/2015 by utrigg (1 review written)

Our Dog hurt her paw the day before we were to board her. Worried, we rang Royans and they assured us that they would look after her...and they did! Every member of staff we met seemed to have a genuine love of dogs. Cheeka was very happy there and well looked after. Would definitely recommend Royans to others… Read Full Review

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“Best decision ever!!!”

Written on: 30/03/2015 by Gmb_angel (1 review written)

I was thinking about training my dog for a while. I came across Royvon dog training on social website. After reading the reviews I decided to give it a try. Best decision ever! From the first stage (phone enquiry) to the last, staff is very nice, friendly and professional. Angel (choc lab) was very happy during her stay there and she learned a lot. Big big difference after the 3 weeks training. I would recommend Royvon definitely! Thank you to all team members!!!… Read Full Review

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“Excellent practical training”

Written on: 29/03/2015 by wylescl (1 review written)

It was very useful to get some additional training for my nine month old puppy. He was much better on the lead. A lot less pulling and much more aware of what he was supposed to be doing. I had always struggled with my 'down' command but this improved dramatically after his training. His recall had also improved. My dog learnt what it was like to have someone in control most of the time. I also feel the socialisation with other dogs is a very good experience. Overall his responsiveness and… Read Full Review

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“Buddy, Dolly and David's Makeover”

Written on: 15/03/2015 by DMLEJones (1 review written)

We were absolutely amazed at the change in our dogs' behaviour. We had experienced aggression from our dogs to other dogs and the thought of even taking them for a walk was a nightmare. We have been trained in the techniques to use and now it is down to us to apply them consistently. We were very hesitant about sending our dogs away for 3 weeks but it is the best thing we have done. The dogs mixed with other dogs and we were able to watch their progress on a daily basis with the photos on… Read Full Review

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“Agility Classes”

Written on: 01/03/2015 by ToriByrd (1 review written)

I enrolled my puppy for the puppy shaping and later for the foundation course and was delighted when Royvon introduced agility classes. These have been a huge success both for my dog and myself. The class has been taken by a very professional trainer with each week's tasks clearly having been planned in advance. I found the theory at the beginning a bit difficult but later understood how necessary this was in guiding my dog as he goes round the course. I am enjoying the activity enormously now… Read Full Review

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“Very pleased with the results !!!”

Written on: 28/02/2015 by Caroline.Crook (1 review written)

Just want to say a big thank you to by the person I dealt with and all the Royvon team. Xena our 15 mth Lab x Mastiff spent a total of 4 weeks at the Surrey Kennels doing the behaviour modification course, she has fear issues which causes her to become aggressive when she feels threatened by dogs. The training has made her a lot easier to handle when she's on the lead and we can keep her calm when she's approached by strange dogs. He has truly worked wonders with her and given myself and my… Read Full Review

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