Adult Beginners Class

The course starting June 24th is SOLD OUT!
Booking is NOW OPEN for the course starting August 12th.

Adult Beginners classes are for dogs who are over 5 months old at the beginning of the course.  We teach through fun exercises and training games, and use motivational, reinforcing methods.  Each week there are brand new skills to learn as well as building on the reliability of exercises from past weeks.  We have loads of fun, and you can expect to learn the following when you attend the course.

  • Recall

  • Loose Lead Walking

  • Stay

  • Wait

  • Enthusiastic response to Name

  • Hand Touch

  • Sit – Down – Stand

  • Emergency Stop

  • Co-operative Handling

  • Spin

  • Paws-Up/Paws-Off

  • Take/Drop

Adult Beginners Dog Training

Certificates are awarded on completion of the course, additional ‘Pawesome Work Awards’  are presented for special achievement!

Each week there is time for questions, on any aspect of dog training or behaviour!

The course runs for 6 weeks with each session being 55 minutes. There is a maximum of 8 dogs per class. Cost £95

On completion of the course, dogs are invited to join the Continuation Classes, where a wide range of training activities including dog sports, scent work and obedience can be explored!

Adult Beginners Dog Training




Classes are outdoors, and take place on Monday evenings, on the playing field of the Obelisk Centre in Kingsthorpe, Northampton. Classes are open to all friendly, vaccinated dogs (Up to date vaccination records must be presented on arrival to class).  Dogs with any aggressive/reactive behaviours can not attend classes and will need to book a 1-2-1 Behaviour Consultation instead.