Covid-19 update: Our rehoming centres in England will be closed to the public until lockdown lifts in early December. We’re still rehoming and taking in dogs, with increased social distancing measures in place to keep our staff and adopters safe.

Dog School

Dog School Doncaster

We offer fun, friendly and educational training classes to dogs of any age. Our classes focus on teaching your dog the skills needed for everyday life and to further develop the relationship between you and your dog.

We enjoy interacting with owners and their dogs, teaching the skills needed for your dog be the well-mannered pooch you always knew they could be.

We use reward-based training so both dogs and owners love coming to Dog School each week!

Keep an eye on our Twitter and Instagram to keep up to date with our upcoming events and availability (@dogschooldonny).

Our Classes

Saturday (50 mins)

  1. 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30

The Ivanhoe Centre, Gardens Lane, Conisbrough, DN12 3JX

Saturday (50 mins)

  1. 16:30 and 17:45

Harworth and Bircotes Town Hall, Bircotes, DN11 8JP

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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

Sarah Butterfield, Head Coach

Sarah is passionate about animal welfare, behaviour and training. After completing a BSc in Zoology, Sarah wanted to focus on canine and feline behaviour and welfare so completed a master’s degree in Clinical Animal Behaviour at the University of Lincoln. Sarah then worked in research roles and for their behaviour clinic while teaching dog training classes for a variety of providers. Sarah then set up as a canine and feline Behaviourist and Trainer in East Sussex giving behaviour consultations by veterinary referral and providing dog training classes and one to one sessions. Following this Sarah worked for Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare before becoming an Instructor for the assistance dog charity Support Dogs and is now very pleased to join the Dogs Trust team as Head Coach in Doncaster.

Sarah is APDT accredited and enjoys attending conferences and seminars about dog training, behaviour and welfare to keep up to date.

Sophie Taylor, Senior Coach

Sophie is passionate about animal behaviour and training. Sophie completed her degree in Animal Behaviour and welfare in 2017. After completing her degree Sophie joined Dogs Trust as a Dog School Volunteer before joining the Dog School Manchester team, as a coach where she worked for two years. Sophie has now worked her way up to senior coach with Dog School Doncaster and has gained her Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) accreditation. Sophie enjoys learning and expanding her knowledge by attending workshops, seminars and watching webinars in her spare time.

Sophie has 1 dog, Reggie, who she enjoys exploring new places with and training when she’s not at work.

Amy Pearson, Coach

Amy has achieved her advanced dog training qualification with the APTD and is hoping to gain her full membership in the near future. She has an Animal Behaviour and Welfare Bsc degree from the University of Plymouth and has experience working as a veterinary nurse an in rehoming centres.

Before joining Dog School, Amy ran a pet care company for the last 6 years and is really enthusiastic about helping people make positive choices for their pets.

In her spare time, Amy loves exploring the countryside with her two dogs Fen and Rascal.

Steph Cupitt, Coach

Steph was inspired to become a dog trainer and complete a BSc (Hons) in Animal Management due to her grandma having an assistance dog. Since completing her degree, Steph volunteered with multiple dog trainers before becoming a trainer for Support Dogs and has now joined the Dog School Doncaster team.

Steph has a cheeky black Labrador called Archer, who loves training and exploring, although not as much as snuggles on the sofa.

Get in touch

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

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