Whether you just want a well behaved pet or you plan to train Obedience competitively, everyone starts in the same place!
Our accredited instructors offer structured classes in a 8 week blocks using positive motivational methods to ensure that you and your dog enjoy each session, and cover all aspects of basic obedience and the skills that ensure an easier, happier life with your pet.
This course focuses on teaching you how to train those all important skills that make our life with dogs run smoothly, and ensures we have happy and confident pets. This is the perfect class for puppies, for new rescue dogs, or those older dogs who need to brush up their skills. Our Life Skills course includes:
- Watch me
- Loose lead walking
- Reinforcing good manners when meeting new people and new dogs
- Leave it and impulse control
- Basic positions – sit, down, and stand
- Learning to settle on command
- Beginner waits and stays
- Lots of socialisation with new people, dogs, objects, and situations!
Once you have these skills under your belt, you’ve got a great foundation for any other training you might want to pursue, including Agility, or Flyball! Our Life Skills course also works as the perfect stepping stone into Good Citizen Dog Scheme Bronze classes.
Cost includes information sheet, access to our Life Skills Online Content, featuring additional information and useful tips, and certificate on course completion. Our next course dates are:
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£20 to book a space, £5 per class attended – weekly (Thurs) – Farnley Tyas, Huddersfield
Our Outdoor Obedience class is ideal for those who just want a regular training class to keep their dog engaged and happy. This mixed-ability class focuses on developing skills such as loose-lead walking, recalls, simple retrieves and sends, impulse control (like leave-it!), and waits and stays.
This class runs in our outdoor venue – whatever the weather! – and is particularly good for dogs who need to work on their impulse control, focus, and motivation in all environments.
For those who have passed the GCDS Gold Award, we run a Platinum Club focusing on more challenging obedience. You do not need to have trained with North K9 previously to attend! For more information on the Platinum Club, click here.