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Classes

We run classes every week on a Wednesday evening at Bath Vet Group Rosemary Lodge in Bath. We have a puppy class and an adolescent class that runs every week. Our 5-week puppy class is designed so that you and your puppy learn life skills that you can keep using and adapt as your puppy grows. Our adolescent class focuses on all the key skills needed to keep your adolescent happy and healthy.

Our aims for each class:

  • To promote responsible dog ownership
  • Guide you and your dog to form a positive relationship
  • Educate you about everything dog from the law to how dogs learn
  • Enable you to continue with positive life-long training methods

Puppy Class

We run puppy classes every week on a Wednesday evening at Rosemary Lodge Bath Vet Group in Bath and every Thursday at 7pm in New cheltenham community centre.  Its a 5 week course full of fun with your puppy learning how to train your dog positively! Teaching you and your puppy invaluable life skills to form a life long happy healthy relationship!

We have a maximum of 6 puppies per class with a qualified dog trainer and company team leader.

We will only except puppies after their first week vaccination and only from 8 weeks of age. Puppies must be no more than 6 months old on week 1 of classes.

Goodie bags are provided on week 1 for each puppy and owner and  treats are available to use each week.

Our next courses are detailed below, please download our registration form here to get your puppy booked into one of the following classes:

18th September 2019 7pm- Week 1
30th October 2019 7pm- Week 1

 

Adolescent Class

We also run an adolescent class on a wednesday each week at Rosemary Lodge Vets in Bath. These classes are designed for dogs from 8 months of age, they are suitable for adult dogs too. We aim to teach you and your dog life skills during the 5-week course the content we cover is a recall, loose lead walking, scent work, play, socialisation, target training, and husbandry training. Please click here to download a registration form and once it is filled-in return it by email to: sophie@heatherspetservices.co.uk to get your dog booked their place. The dates below are for the next courses that we have spaces available.

18th September 2019 7.50pm- Week 1
30th October 2019 7.50pm- Week 1

Our classes take place outside so please dress yourselves appropriately and your pups too!!  We will only cancel if the weather makes it unsafe to get to the location or unsafe underfoot! We will be working on grassed areas too so wellies may be appropriate. There are toilets inside the vets for us to use each week too. We will provide comfy bedding for the puppies, but please feel free to bring along a blanket or something that smells like home to allow your pup to be comfortable. Goodie bags are given out on week 1 and treats are always with us every week. On week 5 we will hand you out your certificate of completion! Classes start at 7pm and there is ample parking for you at our venue.

We are members of the IMDT, PPG, VSPDT, PIF and DOGLAWSOS  so you can rest assured that our methods are positive, genuine and kind.

FOR A REGISTRATION FORM OR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE SEND AN EMAIL TO sophie@heatherspetservices.co.uk

Heather's Dog Walking Service
Heather's Dog Walking Service

Puppy Class Breakdown

Week 1: 

  • Introductions
  • Questions
  • Motivation
  • Vet check-Fleas ticks lice / grooming- touching your puppy head to tail
  • hand touch
  • sit and down
  • Homework

Week 2

  • Last week recap and homework
  • Run through post it notes
  • Questions for the behaviourist
  • Leave it
  • Loose lead walking
  • Homework

Week 3

  • Last week recap
  • Eye contact
  • Recall
  • Proprioception
  • Homework

Week 4

  • Scent work
  • Brain stimulation
  • Find it game (scent work)
  • Scent work course
  • Homework

Week 5

  • Games Night
  • Certificates
  • PARTY

 

Bookings

To get your puppy or dog booked in please contact: trainingbath@heatherspetservices.co.uk

Heather's Dog Walking Service
Heather's Dog Walking Service

Our classes take place outside so please dress yourselves appropriately and your pups too!!  We will only cancel if the weather makes it unsafe to get to the location or unsafe underfoot! We will be working on grassed areas too so wellies may be appropriate. There are toilets inside the vets for us to use each week too. We will provide comfy bedding for the puppies, but please feel free to bring along a blanket or something that smells like home to allow your pup to be comfortable. Goodie bags are given out on week 1 and treats are always with us every week. On week 5 we will hand you out your certificate of completion! Classes start at 7pm and there is ample parking for you at our venue.

  • We have a maximum of 5 puppies per class/party with a qualified behaviourist and a qualified dog trainer.
  • We will only accept puppies after their first week vaccination and only from 8 weeks of age and up to 6 months old.
  • We are members of the IMDT, PPG and INTO dogs so you can rest assured that our methods are positive, genuine and kind.