Our ethos is that training should be FUN for both owner and dog!
We use positive, reward based methods and our focus is on helping you to understand your dogs better and to teach you how your dogs learn so that training becomes easier.
We run a range of training classes (more details can be found below) including: Puppy classes Dog training classes ***NEW*** Putting it into Practice - real life training Nosework courses Fun Agility Flyball KC Rally: Anyone whose dog has basic training can take part We promote clicker training for those who want to try this method (See the article on clicker training via the link above) See our Facebook page for news and updates. Contact us here. BASIC TRAINING:
Puppy and dog basic training classes are held on TUESDAY evenings (Skipperstone Community Centre, Bangor) and SATURDAY mornings (Kircubbin base) all year. COURSE START DATES: Bangor (Tuesday): 30th May Kircubbin (Saturday): 3rd June 18th July 15th July 12th September 16th September All courses have six slots as a maximum so that everyone gets plenty of individual attention. The cost of a course of lessons (five weeks) is £45 (Kircubbin) or £50 (Bangor). To book, please complete and return this registration form and payment
We can also provide one-to-one training either at our base (cost £40 per hour) or in your own home by agreement. One-to-one training in your home costs £50 per hour possibly plus a travel charge, depending on location (sessions are usually around 2 hours. Cost is for one dog).
NEW PUPPY visit (90 minutes) at your home - price includes a copy of "Pesky Puppy to Perfect Pooch"
Please ring or email to book 1-2-1 training / visits.
PUTTING IT INTO PRACTICE **NEW** Real life training! A follow on 5 week course held at various venues Thursday evenings or Friday mornings. To book, please complete and return this booking form and payment
RALLY (for dogs with some basic training) runs on: Saturdays at 11am at Kircubbin. Tuesdays 6-7pm at Bangor Please ring or email to book. Cost £5 per session
Kircubbin venue is 9B Glastry Road, Kircubbin BT22 2QX - see tab above or ring for directions Bangor venue is Skipperstone Road Community Centre, Skipperstone Rd, Bangor BT20 4EU
AGILITY, FLYBALL and NOSEWORK CLASSES - Kircubbin
Agility sessions run in summer 1st and 3rd Saturdays 2-3.30pm. Cost £7 per session.
Flyball classes run 3.30-4.15pm (winter) or 4-4.45pm (summer) 1st and 3rd Saturday afternoons. Cost £3 per session.
Nosework sessions are 2-4pm on the 4th Saturday afternoon of the month, Cost £10
Please ring or email for details and to book for any of these classes
PLEASE NOTE:To do agililty or flyball your dog must, as a minimum, come back when called and be able to "wait". For flyball, it also helps if your dog is obsessive about tennis balls!