OLDER DOG TRAINING IN BRISTOL

Our life skills training for older dogs

  • Suitable for dogs over 5 months old, and an ideal starting point if you have missed puppy classes our beginners courses concentrate on teaching skills which are relevant to life with your dog.
  • Skills are broken down, explained and demonstrated and detailed support given to help you and your dog achieve them.
  • Everything we teach has a reason, and aims to develop your skills as an observer and owner as well as developing thinking, problem solving and confidence skills in your dog.
  • we regret this is not suitable for dogs who are reactive to other or have shown aggression towards people. Please contact us about our behaviour packages if this describes your dog

Our specialist courses

Our specialist 4 week courses include recall, loose lead walking, scentwork and therapy dog preparation
Please see below for upcoming dates

LEVELS TIMETABLE


MONDAY – 5:30PM

MONDAY – 6:30PM

MONDAY – 7:30PM

MONDAY – 8:30PM

TUESDAY – 6 PM

LEVEL 1
Patchway

TUESDAY – 7 PM

LEVEL 2
Patchway

TUESDAY – 8 PM

LEVEL 3
Patchway

WEDNESDAY – 6 PM

PUPPY
Patchway
From 21/9/16

WEDNESDAY – 7 PM

LEVEL 4
Patchway
7:30PM Until 21/9/16

WEDNESDAY- 8 PM

INTRODUCTION
Patchway

THURSDAY – 6 PM

LEVEL 2
Henfield

THURSDAY – 7 PM

LEVEL 3
Henfield

THURSDAY – 8 PM

LEVEL 4
Henfield

Certificates and awards are given on completion of each level
Owners have the opportunity to take their Kennel Club Bronze, Silver or Gold awards at any time during levels training
Levels training is not suitable for dogs who don’t like other dogs or have shown aggression to people – please see our behaviour consultations for information
 

Skills covered include

  • Dog does not run off when lead unclipped
  • Owner can feed the dog a treat without snatching
  • Recall back to owner from end of long lead
  • Settle
  • Loose lead walk past mild distractions
  • Hold a position for 10 seconds
  • Leave a stationary article
  • Recall from another dog off lead
  • wait at a door or barrier
  • Loose lead walk along the road
  • Leave a moving article
  • Stop the dog going away from you
  • Send the dog to settle on a mat
  • co-operate with grooming
    /examinations
  • greet people nicely
  • body language
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    Beginners Life Skills for Dogs Patchway

    Our 4 week intensive beginners course covers foundation behaviours which are essential for any dog

    - response to name

    - recall

    - lead walking

    - settle/go to your place

    - greet people nicely

    - come away from distractions

    - wait there

    - drop at item

    - leave an item

    - handling and grooming for health

    - focus on owner and reduced excitement around dogs

    Spaces are strictly limited to 6 dogs - we regret we cannot take dogs with known aggression towards dogs or people or with any resource guarding problems into a class environment

    Detailed instruction from expert trainers 

    Full handout and video back up given

    Please email to check your dog is suitable for this course

    Starts On:
    February 25, 2020
    7:00 PM
    Ends On:
    February 25, 2020
    8:00 PM
    £75.00
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    Walk with me - a course on loose lead walking

    Our 4 week specialist course  for those seasoned pullers - held near Emersons Green

    Intensive coaching over 4 practical sessions plus weekly support via email and video online training

    This course is limited to 6 dogs only and not suitable for dogs who are reactive to dogs or aggressive to people

    Held both indoors and outdoors

    Book early to avoid disappointment

    Starts On:
    February 27, 2020
    7:00 PM
    Ends On:
    February 27, 2020
    8:00 PM
    £80.00
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    Rovers Returns Recall Course

    This is the recall course for all those who want to get serious about recall

    Hard work, fun and fully comprehensive this course includes

    - advice on equipment

    - 4 one hour group sessions in a secure location

    - weekly email support 

    - video and online training

    - individual help and advice

    Dates of the sessions are

    Sunday 16th Feb, Sunday 1st March, Sunday 15h March, Sunday 29th March

    We regret this not suitable for dogs who are reactive to other dogs or shown ny aggression to people. This is an outisde location so you need to be weather proof!

    Book early to avoid disappointment

    Starts On:
    February 16, 2020
    12:00 PM
    Ends On:
    February 16, 2020
    1:00 PM
    £100.00
    Event Passed