Editorial Policy

Our Mission Statement

Whether you’re an existing dog owner or planning on becoming one, Gentle Dog Trainers is here to help. We will guide you on correct canine nutrition, best practice training methods, grooming advice, understanding breed characteristics, honest product reviews and much more.

Evidence-Based Information At The Click Of A Button

In today’s digital world, it’s hard to navigate through the plethora of information to find what’s trustworthy and accurate. Gentle Dog Trainers follows strict guidelines to ensure that our team of veterinarians, dog trainers and professional journalists deliver factual, trustworthy and best-practice advice.

We help you build the closest possible relationship with your dog by publishing in-depth and well-researched content on effective and safe dog training methods, physical and mental canine exercise requirements, and nutritious diets for all life stages.

Our team of writers, fact checkers and medical reviewers are dog nutrition/health, behaviourist, training and grooming experts. The Gentle Dog Trainers include registered veterinarians, certified dog trainers, professional groomers, experienced dog owners, who write, fact check, review and constantly update our collection of 400+ articles.

Our Approach To Product Reviews - We Cannot Be Influenced

Our product reviews are 100% unbiased. We follow the below three core steps to ensure we’re advocating only the best products.

1. Anonymous Ordering:

Reviewed products are ordered anonymously so that we can form an unbiased opinion of the process. We pay close attention to ordering and checkout, shipping, packaging and returns.

2. System-Based Review Method:

We have developed and implemented a systematic method of reviewing products. Focusing on key areas that include quality, cost, sustainability and supporting local businesses.

3. Direct Product Comparisons:

Through our system-based review method we are able to provide honest and fair product comparisons based on the end-to-end consumer experience.

From ordering and shipping to product testing and reviews, we take the uncertainty out of purchases.

We get our hands and paws dirty, have real-life experience, complete in-depth research and perform experiments and tests. This enables us to stay up to date with the latest training, nutrition and grooming needs. We ensure every article contains extensive inline references and adheres to strict evidence-based guidelines.

Our content is regularly updated when new information becomes available.

Your Feedback Is Important

Please let us know if you have any questions, or if you think any of our content is incorrect or out of date, email us at support@gentledogtrainers.com.au.

Thank you for your support.