Everything you need to know about the range of classes that we offer including dates and locations. 

Classes 2019

All our training classes are being held at Kirkley Hall, Ponteland, in the sports hall with some of our courses also including outdoor sessions. Most of our outdoor sessions are held up at Druridge Bay Country park, either in the park or on the stretch of beach. 


All of our training only uses the latest force-free positive reinforcement techniques with Concept game-based training. This combination really allows us to see dogs flourish and gives owners a better understanding and relationship with their dogs. 


You will be working with a Fully Qualified Animal Behaviourist with over 15 years experience in the animal industry, both here in the UK and Abroad. We are also fully insured and CRB checked.


Classes will include up to 6 dogs and handlers (more then one handler allowed).


Due to our new policy, we will now no longer hold a place until payment is received. We do require a 50% non-refundable deposit upon booking to confirm your place, with the remaining amount due on the first evening of the course.

we also have a 7-day cancellation policy in place, if you need to cancel within the week before your course starts we will still require full payment. We are aware that circumstances can change so if need be your place can be moved to another of our courses if discussed with us.  


To book a place on any of our classes, simply send us an email at [email protected] or message us via our facebook page. If you would like to speak over the phone, then please don't hesitate to give us a ring on 07834235321. 

The Ultimate Puppy Course

This 8-week jam-packed course sees subring our new and improved course to puppy parents of the North East. We have tweaked this course, pulled bits out and added bits in as to give your puppy the best start they deserve on their training journey.

We only ever use positive reinforcement force-free training methods, but we also mix through choice, game-based training to really get the very best from your dog. These new techniques are really showing us your dogs full potential.

Our 8-week course includes the following areas:

* Basic Commands

* Handling and Confidence building

* Taster of Arousal work

* Calming protocol and why its so important in training

* Focus work

* Boundary work

* Pesky Puppy habits and understanding socialisation (do's and don'ts)

* Proximity and loose lead work

* Recall

And this full course ours also gives you an outdoor session to see how to set your puppy up to succeed in the big wide world.


£100 per puppy and handler and this will include 1-hour of theory (at the beginning of your course) as well as 7 x 1-hour hands on training classes. You will also get a full training guide to take away, a graduation certificate, and your dog will receive some yummy natural treats that suit their character. 


Course dates available: 

Monday 4th February, 2019 at 6pm


Tuesday 30th April, 2019 at 8pm

Short Puppy Course

This 6-week jam-packed course sees us bring our new and improved course to puppy parents of the North East. We have tweaked this course, pulled bits out and added bits in as to give your puppy the best start they deserve on their training journey.

We only ever use positive reinforcement force-free training methods, but we also mix through choice, game-based training to really get the very best from your dog. These new techniques are really showing us your dogs full potential.

Our 6-week course includes the following areas:

* Basic Commands

* Handling and Confidence building

* Calming protocol and why its so important in training

* Focus work

* Boundary work

* Pesky Puppy habits and understanding socialisation (do's and don'ts)

* Proximity and loose lead work

* Recall


£80 per puppy and handler and this will include 1-hour of theory (at the beginning of your course) as well as 5 x 1-hour hands on training classes. You will also get a full training guide to take away, a graduation certificate, and your dog will receive some yummy natural treats that suit their character.


Course dates available: 


Tuesday 9th April, 2019 at 6pm


Cheeky adolescent: Stage 1

Our Most popular course that we offer!!

This 6-week jam-packed course sees us bring our new and improved course to ju-ve dog parents of the North East. We have tweaked this course, pulled bits out and added bits in as to give your teenage pooch all the guidance they need during this difficult life stage. (8-months to 2-years)

We only ever use positive reinforcement force-free training methods, but we also mix through choice, game-based training to really get the very best from your dog. These new techniques are really showing us your dogs full potential.


This course is open to all dogs whether they have been on our puppy course or not. For those that have done other training classes or none as the case may be, all we need from you is your dog to know their basic commands (Sit, Lie down, Stand).

Our 6-week course includes the following areas:

* Bridging commands and how to implement them

* Confidence building

* Taster of Arousal work

* Calming protocol and why its so important in training

* Focus work

* Boundary work

* Canine communication and understanding stress in your dog

* Dealing with the maturity stage.

* How to work around distraction. Ie. Impulse control

* Proximity and loose lead work

* Recall

And this course also gives you an outdoor session to see how to set your teenage pooch up to succeed in the big wide world.


£80 per puppy and handler and this will include 1-hour of theory (at the beginning of your course) as well as 5 x 1-hour hands on training classes. You will also get a full training guide to take away, a graduation certificate, and your dog will receive some yummy natural treats that suit their character. 


Dates available: 

Monday 4th February, 2019 at 7pm 


Tuesday 9th April, 2019 at 6pm

Cheeky Adolescent: Stage 2

This 6-week jam-packed course sees us bring our brand new course to teenage dog parents of the North East. After viewing our adolescent dogs over the last 4 months, we have decided we have really only given you the foundation stages so we now want to add the layers so your dog can thrive during this tricky life-stage and flourish into well-rounded adults.

Please note due to how we will be teaching this course, ONLY dogs that have completed our stage 1 adolescent course can attend.

We only ever use positive reinforcement force-free training methods, but we also mix through choice, game-based training to really get the very best from your dog. These new techniques are really showing us your dogs full potential.


Our 6-week course includes the following areas:

* Handling and Confidence building

* Working in arousal and how to master it

* Calming protocol on the move

* Focus work: Mastering the techniques in the big wide world

* Working from their boundary

* Proximity, proximity and more proximity

* Loose lead work

* Recall

This course also gives you 2 outdoor session to see how to set your dog up to succeed in the big wide world.


£80 per puppy and handler and this will include 6 x 1-hour hands on training classes. You will also get a full training guide to take away, a graduation certificate, and your dog will receive some yummy natural treats that suit their character. 


Dates Available: 

Tuesday 5th February, 2019 at 7pm 


Tuesday 9th April, 2019 at 7pm 

Foundation Life skills for Adults: Stage 1

This 6-week jam-packed course sees us bring our brand new course to canine parents of the North East. This is the ideal course for those dogs that are a blank canvas, have only ever covered the basics or have come from a rescue background and need the foundations put into place.


We only ever use positive reinforcement force-free training methods, but we also mix through choice, game-based training to really get the very best from your dog. These new techniques are really showing us your dogs full potential.


Our 6-week course includes the following areas:

* Safety Commands

* Confidence building

* Taster of Arousal work

* Calming protocol and why its so important in training

* Focus work

* Boundary work

* Proximity and loose lead work

* Recall

And this course also gives you an outdoor session to see how to set your dog up to succeed in the big wide world.


£80 per dog and handler and this will include 1-hour of theory (at the beginning of your course) as well as 5 x 1-hour hands on training classes. You will also get a full training guide to take away, a graduation certificate, and your dog will receive some yummy natural treats that suit their character. 


Dates Available: 


Monday 4th February, 2019 at 8pm 


Monday 8th April, 2019 at 7pm

Short Courses: Ultimate Loose lead and recall 

We have adapted our former recall and loose lead workshop into a short course as to get the very best from your dogs. we have found in the past that 2-hours is just too long for some dogs to hold concentration and as we think its very important your dogs succeed and not fail on their training journeys, we are bringing some short courses to the table.

We only ever use positive reinforcement force-free training methods, but we also mix through choice, game-based training to really get the very best from your dog. These new techniques are really showing us your dogs full potential.


Suitable for all ages, all we ask is that your dog has their basic commands in place.

Our 3-week course includes the following areas:

* Handling and Confidence building

* Taster of Arousal work

* Calming work and its importance in dog training

* Focus work

* Proximity and loose lead work

* Recall


£45 per dog and handler and this will include 3 x 1-hour hands on training classes. You will also get a full training guide to take away, a graduation certificate, and your dog will receive some yummy natural treats that suit their character.


Dates Available: 


Tuesday 5th February, 2019 at 8pm