Dog training classes

Please be aware that most of our dog training classes are held at our Equestrian Centre which is a sandy surface. The class for puppies under 6 months takes place at Reaseheath College’s Training Arena at Animal Management – this is an outdoor arena so dress appropriately for the weather.

For more information on any of our Canine courses please complete the contact form below. Alternatively you can contact us directly on 01270 613166 or canine@reaseheath.ac.uk.

Course TitleForCourse CoversStart Dates/TimesCost and Duration
The Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme – Puppy Foundation AssessmentDogs up to 12 months of age (must be fully vaccinated).The Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme Puppy Foundation Assessment aims to provide a means of socialising puppies and to lay down a foundation for education and training. On successful completion of the course puppies will respond to their handlers and the handlers will have an awareness of the responsibilities of dog ownership. The inclusion of play exercises adds an extra dimension to a dog’s life and can be used to make training fun. Constructive play and suitable incentives are encouraged within this puppy training programme.Time: 7-8pm

When: Every 6 weeks

Either taking place at Reaseheath College’s Training Arena or the Equestrian Centre.

Next start date:
16th October

Dates are subject to change

£60 for 6 weeks
The Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme – Bronze AwardDogs of any age, they are not required to have passed the Puppy Foundation Assessment programme (must be fully vaccinated).The Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme Bronze Award aims to produce a dog that will walk and behave in a controlled manner on the lead, will stay in one position on command, will allow its owner to clean, groom and inspect it, a dog that will walk and behave in a happy natural manner, under control on the lead. The dog must also be able to be positioned by its handler for inspection i.e. stand, sit or lie down on either side or on its back, all on the lead. The dog must come to hand when called. The Bronze award aims to provide the handlers with a basic knowledge of understanding and training their canine companion.Time: 8-9pm

When: Every 6 weeks

Either taking place at Reaseheath College’s Training Arena or the Equestrian Centre.

Next start date:
16th October

Dates are subject to change

£60 for 6 weeks
The Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme – Silver AwardDogs of any age, they are required to have passed the Bronze Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme (must be fully vaccinated).The Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme Silver Award aims to build upon the skills learned in the Bronze Award whilst increasing the level of difficulty. The Silver Award is a natural progression of practical dog training skills and introduces new concepts such as the controlled greeting, road walk and vehicle control exercises which are important in everyday life situations. The Silver Award aims to provide handlers with a good knowledge of understanding and training their canine companion.Time: 8-9pm

When: Every 6 weeks

Either taking place at Reaseheath College’s Training Arena or the Equestrian Centre.

Next start dates:
TBC

Dates are subject to change

£60 for 6 weeks
The Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme – Gold AwardDogs over 12 months of age, they are required to have passed the Silver Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme (must be fully vaccinated).The Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme Gold Award is the highest level of achievement of the Scheme. It builds upon the skills learnt in the Silver Award and develops more advance training skills of the dog and handler. The Gold Award is a natural progression of practical dog training skills and introduces new concepts such as relaxed isolation, stop the dog and send the dog to bed exercises, which are important in everyday life situations. The Gold Award aims to provide handlers with a greater knowledge and understanding of their canine companion. Dogs that are awarded a Gold Certificate should reach the required standards in all exercises and be a worthy representative of the Scheme’s highest standard. Where possible it is preferable that certain exercises are tested at indoor and outdoor locations.Time: 8-9pm

When: Every 6 weeks

Either taking place at Reaseheath College’s Training Arena or the Equestrian Centre.

Next start dates:
TBC

Dates are subject to change

£60 for 6 weeks
Pre Agility ClassesDogs of any age, however, dogs under 12 months will not be allowed to jump as they are still developing.They must demonstrate a good level of basic obedience to participate. In this class, the dogs will be introduced to a variety of equipment and be taught the foundations of agility.Time: 7-8pm

When: Every 6 weeks

Taking place at Reaseheath College’s Equestrian Centre.

Next start dates:
TBC

Dates are subject to change

£60 for 6 weeks
Beginners Agility Dogs of any age, provided they have completed the pre-agility course. Dogs under 12 months will not be allowed to jump as they are still developing.They must be able to work safely off lead with other dogs under control and be of a sound temperament. The course will include development of handling skills across a variety of equipment – jumps, tunnels, weaves, the dog walk, and more. In this class, the dogs will start to link equipment together into small sequences.Time: 7-8pm

When: Every 6 weeks

Taking place at Reaseheath College’s Equestrian Centre.

Next start dates:
TBC

Dates are subject to change

£60 for 6 weeks
Continuous/Mixed Level AgilityDogs over 12 months that are able to complete long sequences.In this class, the length and the difficulty of the courses will continuously be increased to challenge you and your dog.Time: 8-9pm

When: Every 6 weeks

Taking place at Reaseheath College’s Equestrian Centre.

Next start dates:
TBC

Dates are subject to change

£60 for 6 weeks

Please note places for each class are limited to 10. If the course is fully booked please register your interest below and we will notify you of upcoming dates.

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