About The dog nerd dog training
The Dog Nerd is owned and run by certified dog trainer Marianne Hovde.
Marianne was born and raised in Norway, and moved to Queensland to be with her husband in 2007.
They have three kids and two dogs.
Marianne's dog training business originally existed as Queensland-based Viking Dog Training, established in 2011. Marianne moved to Devonport, Tasmania in August 2019, and the business name changed to Devonport Dog Training. In August 2021, they returned to North Lakes, Queensland, and the business name changed to The Dog Nerd.
Certificate III in Dog Behaviour and Training with the National Dog Trainers' Federation
BATTing 1000 Training Certificate
Susan Garrett and me with my dog Obi
Impulse control is a foundation skill for all dogs.
Trained dogs are happy dogs!