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 people who want to get serious about recall

Held in a secure field location and over 4 sessions, this will give you the keys to a great recall, every time, every walk

Full online training to complement the practical training and regualr email support for individual help

The dates for this course are

April 19th and 25th

May 9th and 23rd

You need to attend all 4 dates

This is an outside course so you need to be weatherproof

This course is not suitable for dogs who show aggression to other dogs or people

Book early to avoid disappointment

 

 

Starts On:
April 18, 2020
11:00 AM
Ends On:
May 23, 2020
12:00 PM
£100.00
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