Training and Workshops

Puppy training classes are 5-week courses and adolescent training classes are 3-week courses held in small groups at Barkney Wick.

We also offer 1-hour interactive workshops in small groups:  Recall, Focus and Loose Lead training. 

Puppy Training Courses

NEXT COURSE START DATE: 15TH JANUARY 2022

Suitable for fully vaccinated puppies up to 5 months.

Courses run on Saturday mornings 10:00 – 11:00 and cover the following topics:

Week 1 – Socialisation and Biting

Week 2 – Toilet Training and How Dogs Learn

Week 3 – Separation and Park Etiquette

Week 4 – Diet and Sounds

Week 5 – Handling and Body Language

The training course costs £250 per pup, including VAT.

Adolescent Training Courses

NEXT COURSE START DATE: 29TH JANUARY 2022

The course is suitable for dogs from 5 months up to 2 years. Ideally your dog will have completed a puppy class at Barkney Wick or elsewhere or, at the least, have undertaken some basic training.

Please note that the course is not suitable for very anxious dogs or reactive dogs (a bit of frustrated barking is fine however). 

Courses run between 11:15 – 12:15 on Saturdays and cover:

Emergency stop and settle

Consent handling

Working around distractions

Setting your dog up for success during the adolescent phase

The price for this course is £150 per dog including VAT

Workshops

DATES FOR 2022 TO BE CONFIRMED

Workshops run on Saturday mornings between 11:15 – 12:15. 

Recall – a one-hour training session on how to teach your pup to recall to you using positive reinforcement.  

Focus – a one-hour training session on ways to improve and strengthen the bond between you and your dog. Gain better response and work around distractions. Areas covered are: impulse control exercises; constructive and bonding walks; working around environmental triggers; improving our training skills.

Loose Lead – a one-hour training session working on steps to getting your dog to walk on a loose lead. Learn why dogs pull; the pros and cons of equipment; lead handling and treat placement.

Each workshop costs £45 per dog, including VAT.

Pease email jamie@barkneywick.com to enquire regarding availability or simply use the contact form below.