Group Classes

Located in East Ilsley at our spacious outdoor venue or at Standlake Village hall with a spacious indoor venue and a spacious outdoor patio. 

East Ilsley is under 15 minutes from Newbury, Thatcham, Wantage, Abingdon, and under 20 minutes from Hungerford and Pangbourne. 

Standlake village hall is under 20 minutes from Witney, Faringdon, Abingdon, and Burford. 

Force Free, ethical and gentle methods that teach you and your dog canine life skills! Run by a degree qualified and accredited instructor.

Puppies, Teenagers and Adults! 

4 week courses, up to 1-hour lessons each week and small manageable class sizes.

You learn; Canine body language, prevention of behavioural problems, canine nutrition, natural canine enrichment and mental stimulation, creating canine contentment and how to teach your dog fundamental skills.

Your dog learns; Appropriate socialisation skills, communication skills, reliable recalls, loose lead walking, problem solving skills, target training, platform training, confidence building skills, polite manners, polite greetings, food manners, impulse control, stays and waits, settle on mat, and plenty more!

There will be time for questions at the end of each session.

You will also receive:

Professional photos of your dog’s progression throughout the course

Weekly training notes

Support outside the lessons

Our Festive Workshops

We have some exclusive fun and informative workshops for you to explore over the festive season!

Just over 3 dates we will have workshops for rapid recall, loose lead walking, festive scent work and frustrated greeters!!

All workshops will include a festive theme, a festive photo booth and professional photos of your dogs!

Everyone is busy over the festive season so we have created these workshops to suit your time, you can choose the one that would be most beneficial to you and your dog or why not explore all of them?

Have some fun with your dogs whilst simultaneously teaching them life skills!

**All of our Workshops take place at our East Ilsley Venue**

Types Of Classes

Pawsome Puppy Course

This 4 week course is perfect for new puppy owners to start their puppy on the right paw! We cover plenty of topics throughout the course as well as teaching you the best training methods for loose lead walking, recall, socialisation, communication skills, impulse control, good manners, polite greetings, food manners and enriching training games.

You will receive weekly training notes, written information on relevant subjects and access to our Facebook group with over 100 training and behaviour videos to choose from. 

Tenacious Teenagers Beginner's Course

This 4 week course is perfect for dog owners who missed out on puppy classes throughout lockdown! Teenage dogs are surging with hormones and are going through major cognitive developmental changes, this can make training feel like a loosing battle! We have designed this course to tackle teenage specific issues, we cover a range of topics over the course as well as teaching you the best methods for recall games, lead walking games, impulse control, manners, improving social skills, communication skills and enrichment games.

You will receive weekly training notes, written information on relevant subjects and access to our Facebook group with over 100 training and behaviour videos to choose from.

Teenagers Advanced Course

This course is perfect for those who have completed one of our beginner courses or previously trained with us. This would also be suitable for dogs who have completed any recent training. This course focuses on advancing your dog’s skills to the next level, we cover emergency stops, advanced rapid recall from distractions, advanced impulse control, heel work and advanced enrichment games.

You will receive weekly training notes, written information on relevant subjects and access to our Facebook group with over 100 training and behaviour videos to choose from.

Happy Hounds Expert's Course

Do you want to be your dog’s expert? Would you like your dog to be a pro at training? Then you will love our 8 week intensive training course for pros! Jam packed with professional training, that your dog is going to make all your doggy friends envious! They are really going to look like experts after this course! We cover retrieve and drops, training from a distance, fun tricks, complete focus and engagement on you, waits and advanced stays, fun agility, rapid recall games enhanced, increased impulse control, leave the Picnic food, whistle training, scent work and so much More!! This intensive 8 week course is perfect for those who have already completed any of our courses or if you are already advanced in home training. If you have completed or are doing 1-1 training with me then this would be perfect for you if your dog is comfortable around other dogs. This course will run every 2-3 months and will be open for just 8 people!

Our East Ilsley Class

Our Standlake Village Hall Class

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