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Services and classes

Unless stated, our classes aren't suitable for any dogs who are aggressive, reactive or overly fearful.

1:1's are offered to any dog not suitable.

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Puppy Foundation £80 for 5 weeks

This class is for puppies that have completed their full course of vaccinations and are under 20 weeks old. You do not need to be a member of the Kennel Club or the Association of Pet Dog Trainers to do this course.

What’s covered? Early socialisation, Sit, Down, Stand, Watch, Wait, Recall, Leave, Settle, Heel Work, Loose lead Walking, Stay, Handling and Grooming plus any issues raised such as jumping up or mouthing for example.

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Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme


KC Bronze: Cleanliness and identification, collar and lead, walk on lead, control at door / gate, controlled walk amongst people and dogs, stay on lead / line for 1 minute, grooming, examination of the dog, return to handler, responsibility and care. 


KC SilverPlay with the dog, road walk, rejoin handler, stay in one place for

2 minutes, vehicle control, come away from distractions, controlled greeting, food manners, examination of the dog, responsibility and care.


KC GoldRoad walk, return to handler’s side, walk free beside handler, stay down in one place, send the dog to bed, stop the dog, relaxed isolation, examination of the dog, responsibility and care.

Reliable Recall Programme £95 

A 90  minute 1:1 to teach proximity and impulse control 

which works alongside a step by step written recall programme.

Training 1:1's £80 for 1 and £140 if 2 are booked

The training 1:1's are tailor made to suit you and work on a specific training issue,  these aren't for behaviour issues. 

To discuss, please email Debra at classes@rixtondogschool.co.uk

Pup Progression - £80 per 5 week Term
This course is for pups who have completed a Puppy Foundation and covers life skills, proprioception, trick training & impulse control alongside the KC GCDS and APDT GCA exercises whilst building on things learned during the foundation course  
Juniors and Beginners Level 3 £80 for 5 weeks 
 FEBRUARY 2024 *WAITING LIST FULL*

This class is for dogs that have completed their full course of vaccinations and are over 20 weeks old.

A 1:1 (£40) is required for all dogs over 20 weeks of age to enable us to  see what stage they're at as well as get to know them a little so we can select which class would be most suitable for them to join.

What’s covered? Basic commands such as; Sit, Down, Stand, Heel Work, Recall, Loose Lead Walking, Stay, Leave, Settle, Handling and Grooming, Wait and any other issues.

 

Dogs under 12 months of age on course completion qualify for the Puppy Foundation Good Citizen award.

APDT Good Companion Awards

Improver (Level 4) - Recall, Examination of the Dog, Basic Positions, Settle for 1 Minute, Polite Lead Walking, Door Safety, Vehicle Safety, Polite Greeting, Leave It, Questions!

Intermediate (Level 5) - Recall Away From A Distraction, Emergency Stop (2m away), Examination of the Dog and Muzzle Training, Positions, Settle for 2 minutes with Handler away, Heelwork with Distractions, Off Lead Heelwork and Door Safety, Polite Greeting and Send to Bed plus 3 other exercises from a Retrieve, Scent Work, Agility, Hoopers, Rally, Trick, Assistance Dog, Heelwork to Music and Obedience!

Advanced (Level 6) - Recall Away from Distractions, Emergency Stop (5m away), Examination of the Dog, Distance position cues, Wait, Lead Walking with Distractions, Off Lead Walking with Distractions, Off Lead Greeting, Leave Moving Item plus 3 other exercises from a Retrieve, Scent Work, Agility, Hoopers, Rally, Trick, Assistance Dog, Heelwork to Music and Obedience!

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Behaviour consultation

NO NEW CLIENTS CURRENTLY BEING TAKEN

Either via vet referral or message directly 

Debra Adderley for further information.

Pre Agility FEBRUARY 2024  *WAITING LIST FULL*

This is for any dog who hasn’t done agility before. Pups as young as 20 weeks can participate in these classes as they’re the foundation to agility and no jumps or weaves will be done until the dogs are at least 12 months old. This course works on handling skills, relationship building, balance and body awareness and impulse control.

Scentwork UK  FEBRUARY 2024*WAITING LIST FULL*

Scentwork classes are suitable for all breeds and ages. Scentwork is fun, rewarding, mentally stimulating and can help with confidence building. 

This is open for fun or anyone wanting to compete and can be done in a class or on a 1:1 basis.

 

 

 

 

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