We only use positive dog training methods, food, toys and praise

 

Fees

Indoor training is held at the Phil Grundy Sports Hall in Broughton.

Thursday Evenings

 

Start Time

Course Duration

Fee

Puppy Class

6.00pm

8 Weeks

£35

Bronze/Silver Class

7.00pm

8 Weeks

£35

Gold Class

8.00pm

8 Weeks

£35

Gold class takes place outdoors at Hibaldstow on a Wednesday evening during the summer months.

 

New Classes Starting, 20 April 2014, call 01652 656310 to book or for further information

Weekend Classes

Outdoor training at Hibaldstow on a Sunday morning

 

Start Time

Course Duration

Fee

Puppy Class

10.00am

6 Weeks

£25

Foundation Class

11.00am

6 Weeks

£25

 

 

Puppy Foundation Assessment


Puppies are eligible for enrolment up to 6 months old and must have had their immunisations.
The aims are to create the right foundations for the future of the puppy. There is no formal examination as the assessment will take place over the duration of the course.
Puppies must have attended a minimum of 4 weekly sessions.

The course includes 12 different exercises:

  • Responsibility & Care
  • Cleanliness & Identification
  • Attentive Response to Name
  • Puppy Play
  • Socialisation
  • Handling & Inspection
  • Puppy Recall
  • Basic Puppy Positions
  • Walking in a Controlled Manner
  • Stay for approx 10 seconds
  • Take Article Away for Puppy
  • Food Manners

Bronze Award

The Bronze award provides the handler with a basic knowledge of understanding and training their canine companion.

In order to receive a certificate dogs must pass each of the following exercises during one testing session: 

  • Cleanliness & Identification
  • Collar & Lead
  • Walk on Lead
  • Control at Door/Gate
  • Controlled Walk Amongst People & Dogs 
  • Stay on Lead for One Minute
  • Grooming
  • Examination of the Dog
  • Return to Handler
  • Responsibility & Care 

Silver Award

The Silver award builds upon the skills learned in the Bronze  award increasing the level of difficulty.

In order to receive a certificate dogs must pass each of the following exercises during one testing session: 

  • Play with the Dog
  • Road Walk
  • Rejoin Handler
  • Stay in One Place for Two Minutes
  • Vehicle Control
  • Come away from Distractions
  • Controlled Greeting
  • Food Manners
  • Examination of the Dog
  • Responsibility & Care

Gold Award

The Gold award is the highest level of achievement of the Scheme. It develops more advanced training skills of the dog and handler. This level provides handlers with a greater knowledge and understanding of their canine companion.

In order to receive a certificate dogs must pass each of the following exercises during one testing session:

  • Road Walk
  • Return to Handler’s Side
  • Walk Free Beside Handler
  • Stay Down in one Place for Two Minutes; one minute the handler will be out of sight
  • Send the Dog to Bed 
  • Stop the Dog (emergency stop; can be in any direction)
  • Relaxed Isolation
  • Examination of the Dog
  • Food Manners
  • Responsibility & Care

All the tests are non competitive. Examiners observe the spirit of the Scheme, which is to produce happy, contented dogs, which are well behaved, and under the control of handlers who fully understand the responsibilities to their dogs, to their neighbours and to the community.