PRO COURSE: Romanian Rescue Pro Trainers

A Self-Paced Program for Qualified Trainers & Behaviour Consultants Working with Romanian & Overseas Rescue Dogs

Program Summary

 Are you a Qualified Dog Training & Behaviour Professional working with an
 increasing number of Romanian or Foreign Rescue Dogs? 

There has been an exponential rise in imported dogs from Romania and Eastern Europe over recent years, and a significant increase in the need for trainers & behaviour professionals who understand these dogs and can work with their often complex challenges, as well as be able to support the often overwhelmed adopters.

There is no getting away from the fact that Romanian & overseas rescue dogs are wired differently to British dogs and can present with some quite unique challenges both in terms of behaviour problems and responses to training approaches.  

As the founder and business owner of The DOG’s Point of View, I have been living with and working with these dogs and their families since 2015 and I am consistently taking on clients who have struggled to achieve successful outcomes with previous professionals they have hired, and more importantly have not always been given the best advice for these sensitive and often complex souls.  

So! I am beyond excited to now be running the Romanian Rescue Pro Trainers program, specifically for trainers and behaviour consultants who want to make sure they have a great understanding of the most effective & sympathetic ways of working with & supporting natural world dogs and their families.  

Not only is this program focused on understanding and working with Romanian & natural world dogs in a holistic way, with emphasis on emotional wellbeing to achieve successful results, but it also provides you with a stack of other great features & resources to help you grow your business as a recognised professional working with overseas rescue dogs!

I have included some business development material in this program, including things like creating progress plans for complex cases and working remotely with clients alongside everything I have learned so far about living with and working with 1000s of Romanian & overseas rescue dogs and their families. So you will also find helpful guidance based on how I built a successful and flourishing business that focuses solely on working with foreign rescue clients.  

If this sounds perfect for you... I look forward to chatting to you about the program! 
Simply submit your application via the button below & I will be in touch to arrange your program interview call with you.

Program Structure

  • An extensive self-paced Program split into 8 easy to navigate sections, boasting over 60 individual units!
  • 5 Sections dedicated to Understanding & Working with Romanian Dogs 
  • A section that focuses on working with complex canine cases and overwhelmed clients, with techniques to help you support both humans & canines
  • An entire business section that offers guidance and strategies for growing your business and getting more foreign rescue clients (or any type of clients!)
  • A whole range of teaching guides and handouts you can use for your clients
  • Monthly group Pro's calls to chat all things overseas dog related, or get help with your business development
  • Enrolment into a community of supportive professionals who are all passionate about foreign rescue dogs 
  • Lifetime Access to your course material including upgrades & additions that get added as my learning continues
  • BONUS COURSE INCLUDED: Access to the Understanding Romanian Dogs Course (an additional 35 units of learning)
  • BONUS COURSE INCLUDED: Access to the New Adopters Home Transition Course (an additional 45 units of information & handouts)

What Will You Get?

  • What proactive measures to put in place to support new adopters right from the beginning and prevent the development of problems
  • Guidance on working processes for the most common behavioural challenges your clients need help with 
  • How best to make progress with the increasing number of extremely fearful dogs being adopted 
  • Working with reactivity in Romanian dogs and why it can be different to British dogs
  • Learn from real client case studies
  • Get help and support with your own client cases
  • Discuss, share and be supported by likeminded passionate professionals in the private RR Pro's Facebook Community
  • SPECIALIST GUEST SPEAKERS: Join me for calls with experts in their field relative to working with overseas dogs or business development
  • The opportunity to join the Romanian Rescue Pro Recommended Trainers Network (additional fee applies)
  • The opportunity to join a Mentorship Program with Meesh (additional fee applies)

An Opportunity to Join the RR Pro Trainers Referral Network

Once you've completed the course, you have the opportunity to join the RR Pro Trainers referral network and have your dog training business listed on The DOG's Point of View Website, your details shared with The DOG's Point of View community group and email list (currently a network of around 10,000 potential clients!) as well as be offered client referrals direct from me.

The process to become and RR Pro Recommended Trainer involves: 

  • A website and social media review 
  • Submission of a case study (if you don't have one of your own you can use, we can provide you with one)
  • Fee to join the RR Pro Referral Network - £147 (Plus annual review & renewal of £120)

What Do Some of Our Graduates Have to Say About the Program?

"This is undoubtedly one of the best courses I have taken. Meesh is clearly extremely knowledgeable on the subject and has shared that knowledge generously in the course. There is plenty of information on what to expect with the Rescue dog and why and lots of ideas on how best to support Adopters moving forward. Add to that the excellent presentation and the discussions and support of likeminded professionals. It all adds up to money well spent!"

Anne Kelly

"I feel that even experienced trainers would benefit from this programme.  Romanian/overseas dogs are very different and many need a totally different approach.  The course covers the process of working with these dogs right from the start. Meesh coaches in a relaxed manner and it is impossible to not share in her passion to help these dogs." 

Lynn Glanville
Whitley Bay

 "Thank you so much for your generosity and putting such a great course together! "

Kim Layzell



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Michelle Duquemin

Unique insights into the challenges faced by our Romanian dogs and their adopters

So much specialized valuable information for anyone wanting to work with Romanian dogs and their people. All presented in a very accessible way making it an unmissable resource for any trainer or Rommie dog enthusiast .

8 months ago
Carla-Marie Moore

Has really influenced me as a trainer

The insight into empathy and understanding at both ends of the lead has really influenced me as a trainer. I've loved this course, pocketing all the information and advice to use with my clients. This really has been a course like no other and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to other trainers working with overseas dogs.

1 year ago
Harriet Newman-Rose

Fabulous Course

SO Much information in this course and Meesh is just the most wonderful tutor! Thankyou so much again for helping me learn so much!

1 year ago

Great Course

This is a brilliant course for getting to know Romanian dogs, how they can be different from our UK dogs and how to support their owners. Having 2 Romanian dogs of my own it's great to have that deeper understanding and would highly recommend this course to anyone who works with dogs from Romania.

1 year ago
Anthony Lennard

Fantastic Course

An excellent course that really opens your eyes to potential challenges of an overseas rescue and how to help them. This is a must for any one who works with these amazing dogs.

2 years ago
Joann Hansen

Highly Recommended

Super courses for pet owner, trainer or behaviourist.

2 years ago
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Meet Your Instructor

Michelle Masters

Meesh Masters is the founder and business owner at The Dog's Point of View and specialises in working with Romanian & Overseas Rescue dogs, providing educational resources for their adopters via remote one to one consultations, home study courses, webinars, training programs and her popular Adopters Coaching Group - The number one resource anywhere on the internet for Romanian and Overseas rescue dog information and support.

After becoming involved with Romanian Rescue dogs in 2015, both as a support advisor to new adopters and a fosterer herself, she was led to look deeper into the thinking, feeling, emotional depths of these dogs when things began feeling different about them.

She soon realised how the Romanian dogs were different to British born dogs, that their genetics and bloodline, being from street dogs and dogs that had evolved through more natural selection, meant they seemed to be more in tune with their instinctive nature's. She went on to learn that she needed to adjust the ways she interacted with and worked with these dogs, to accommodate their more instinctive and cautious characteristics. It became very evident that these dogs responded differently to 'training' in the conventional sense at times.

And so it became her passion to share everything she was learning, and is still learning, about the Romanian Dog's Point of View with as many adopters as possible. Today she is Patron of two Romanian Rescue Charities, Cloud K9 Rescue and Annie's Trust, she is also advisor to various other rescue organisations. She runs a course for qualified trainers, The Romanian Rescue Pro Trainers program, to help other canine professionals understand more about working with Romanian & foreign rescue dogs and their families, as many of them can be quite complex compared to working with British dogs.  She has also launched an invaluable education & resource program for rescue organisations rehoming Romanian & Eastern European dogs, to help them & their volunteers to understand how to correctly support their adopters if they encounter basic problems. 

Meesh is also now a certified Dynamic Dog Practitioner which qualifies her to complete detailed assessments of dogs in the areas of biomechanics, gait, movement & posture to determine whether there are any potential pain or discomfort issues that could be contributing to behaviour.  This is an invaluable qualification to have given that her entire business focuses solely on supporting and working with adopters and canine professionals of predominantly Romanian but also other European street, rescue & shelter dogs.  With the poor start many of these dogs have in life, along with the potential for them to have sustained untreated injuries, abuse and trauma prior to adoption, being able to assess for pain in a totally hands off, non-intrusive way is often the only way they can be assessed.