Training Level 1-4

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Need some help with your dog's training? Struggling to get their attention and teach them new skills?

 

Who can benefit from our Dog Training courses?

  • We offer training between Levels 1 - 4. Our courses cover all the basic training your dog could possibly need, starting at Level 1 (beginner) and going up to Level 4 (advanced).

  • Designed for all dogs who are over 5 months of age when starting the course.

  • Held at our Training & Behaviour Centre in Hope Under Dinmore, Herefordshire. 
     

Level 1 Training Course

  • 6 week training programme.

  • Maximum 6 dogs per class, allowing for plenty of one-to-one attention.

  • Cost: £75.

  • You will learn how to capture your dog's attention, as well as teaching them some basic cues such as sit, down, loose lead walking, recall, sit, down, stay, leave it and more. The relationship between you and your dog is one of the main things we concentrate on.

  • You and your dog will be given different exercises to complete, as well as fun games and activities to aid focus.

  • You will receive a free clicker and access to instructional videos.

Level 2 Training Course

  • 6 week training programme. 

  • Maximum 6 dogs per class, allowing for plenty of one-to-one attention.

  • Cost: £75.

  • We will work on improving your training from the Level 1 course within different environments and around more distractions. You will learn new cues such as a middle cue, emergency stop and send away. 

  • In addition, we look at the concept of cooperative veterinary care and how we can use this within training. 

  • You and your dog will be given different exercises to complete, as well as fun games and activities to aid focus and build on your existing skills.

​Level 3 Training Course

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  • 6 week training programme. 

  • Maximum 6 dogs per class, allowing for plenty of one-to-one attention.

  • Cost: £75.

  • You will learn mechanical skills and practice fluency of positions. You will learn new cues such as a send out, down on heel, Premack recall and the sustained hand touch.

  • We also explore concepts such as rear end awareness.​ We will head outside (weather permitting) and complete activities with more distractions.

  • You and your dog will be given different exercises to complete, as well as fun games and activities to aid focus and build on your existing skills.

Level 4 Training Course

  • 6 week training programme.

  • Maximum 6 dogs per class, allowing for plenty of one-to-one attention.

  • Cost: £75.

  • You and your dog will learn a few tricks to further develop your training skills, as well as walking lead-free next to the handler and training around moving objects and distractions.

  • You will learn how to manage distractions as we work outside (weather permitting) to complete tasks.

  • You and your dog will be given different exercises to complete, as well as fun games and activities to aid focus and build on your existing skills.