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Dog School

Dog School Belfast

At Dog School Belfast we are passionate about helping you to understand and communicate with your dog, helping you to form a life-long bond.

Everyone is welcome - we offer fun and supportive classes tailored for Puppies, Adolescents, Adults and Rescue dogs. Get in touch today to enquire about our group classes or 1-1 sessions. We look forward to hearing from you!

Our classes in Belfast are popular so if you can't find a class please check out Northern Ireland for more options.

**Please check Dog School Northern Ireland for more classes currently running**

Our Classes

Monday  (50 mins)

  1. 18:15, 19:15 and 20:15

Duncairn Community Centre, Upper Mervue St,  BT15 2JZ

Tuesday (50 mins)

  1. 18:00, 19:00 and 20:00

The Skainos Centre, Belfast, BT4 1AF

Wednesday (50 mins)

  1. 18:00, 19:00 and 20:00

The Skainos Centre, Belfast, BT4 1AF

Friday (50 mins)

  1. 13:30 and 14:30

St Ignatius Parish Hall, Carryduff, BT8 8BU

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FAQs

Dogs Trust Dog School classes combine training skills and exercises to prepare your dog for everyday life. We give you lots of information to help you understand your pooch and avoid common behavioural issues.

4 classes on a 4 week programme for only £65

School Trainers

Sascha Cox , Head Coach

Sascha has been with Dog School for nearly 3 years, she started out as Coach in Ballymena before moving to Senior Coach and she has now moved to Belfast to take up the role of Head Coach for the brand new Dog School Belfast.

She has an undergraduate degree in Psychology and a master’s degree in Animal Behaviour. Throughout her studies she worked with a variety of animals; providing olfactory enrichment for Lions and using Positive Reinforcement Training with Zebrafish. Sascha currently has two dogs of her own – Bailey, a JRT x who is 2 years old and Molly, a 6 year old Pomeranian x.

Amy Campbell, Senior Coach

Amy started her career by training at a local dog club, which she enjoyed so much that she decided to leave her day job and set up a successful dog training business. She is now a qualified dog trainer and has been assessed by the Institute of Modern Dog Trainers, for which she was awarded Full Membership. She has been training dogs for six years.

Amy is passionate about promoting positive reinforcement training methods and loves to see people achieving their goals with their dogs by using positive training. She has four dogs of her own; two collies (Pixie and Baxter), a Spaniel called Tilly and Dusty the JRT x Collie. In her spare time, Amy loves to train them all new tricks, agility and scent work, and competes in agility with Pixie and Dusty, having represented Northern Ireland at the World Agility Open. Tilly loves doing scent work and they have their first competition coming up soon! Amy's favourite place to be is taking her dogs for long walks on the beach!

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Please email us with your enquiry at: [email protected]

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