Dog Training Classes
COVID-19 UPDATE: Due to COVID we are only offering our training online at the moment- please think about and consider these classes before you rule them out have a read of this https://www.heather-thomas.co.uk/online-training-is-it-worth-it/.
We run dog training classes every week on a Monday at Alice Park in Larkhall Bath and on a Wednesday at Bath Vet Group Rosemary Lodge in Bath. Our 8-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 dog club focuses on all the key skills needed to keep your dog of any age to be happy and healthy.
We also run a dog club which is both online and in-person- the aim of dog club is to create a group of people that can teach their dog, socialise and help improve behaviour and confidence.
Our aims for each class:
- To promote responsible dog ownership
- Help you and your best friend have the best relationship
- Guide you and your dog to form a positive relationship
- Help your puppy to be the most confident
- Educate you about everything dog from the law to how dogs learn
- Enable you to continue with positive life-long training methods
We run puppy classes every week on a Monday at Alice Park in Larkhall, Bath and Wednesday at Rosemary Lodge surgery Bath Vet Group in Bath. It is an 8-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! Week 1 is all about you and so there is no need to bring your puppy along- we want you to learn the best of everything so it’s best your puppy has a break on week one so you can focus!
We have a maximum of 6 puppies in our inperson class with Sophie our qualified dog trainer or Heather our behaviourist. Throughout the classes you get full email support anytime you need it!
We will only accept puppies after their first-week vaccination and only from 8 weeks of age as a minimum. Puppies must be no more than 6 months old on week 1 of classes. (Due to corona we are offering the classes to puppies that are up to 9 months of age).
Party bags are provided on week 1 which will have a puppy guide and some treats for you to use with your puppy.
Our next courses are detailed below, please download our registration form here to get your puppy booked into one of the following classes:
11th Jan 2021 6pm Start ONLINE
13th Jan 2021 6pm Start ONLINE
8th March 2021 Alice Park TBC
10th March 2021 Rosemary Lodge TBC
Our classes take place outside in real-life environments so that your puppy can learn the best in a normal environment. 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. (only ever canceled twice)
There are toilets at both locations and there is a lovely cafe in Alice park!
(COVID-19 UPDATE) We are unable to provide bedding for puppies- please bring your own soft bedding, water bowl, and treats in a pot or treat bag. Also please bring with you hand sanitiser and use this before and after class. We ask for you to only have one person handling the puppy during the pandemic if other family members want to come to Alice park they can but they must stay away from the actual class whilst it is taking place.
There is ample parking at both venues!
Our new training club in Bath is sometimes online via Zoom call but also sometimes at a variety of locations including rosemary lodge and Alice park. Dog club starts at 5.30pm each evening on a Thursday. These are pay as you go classes and you will be sent the link once you have paid. Each week will have a focus on one thing so for example recall and all the information, tasks and games will be centered on this skill. £15 per session (45min-1-hour INCL VAT). Open to all dogs over 5 months old, all abilities and families welcome.
14th Jan 2021 5.30pm ONLINE
21st Jan 2021 5.30pm ONLINE
28th Jan 2021 5.30pm ONLINE
4th Feb 2021 5.30pm ONLINE
For more information on dog club please contact us!
We are members of many behavior and training professional bodies and we are qualified in behavior and training, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Puppy Class Breakdown
*Motivation, How animals learn, Cue markers and rewards, The bond, Emotions
*Socialisation, Vet Checks, Introducing new things, Body language, Play
*Calm dog- teach a settle
*Preparation for adolescence, Games, Graduation
We also offer one to one puppy training- pop over to the one to one training page for more information
To get your puppy or dog booked in please contact: email@example.com
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 6 puppies per class6 with 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 a variety of different bodies, so you can rest assured that our methods are positive, genuine and kind.