Dog School

Dog School London

We are training classes with a difference! Dogs Trust Dog School teaches owners how to give their dogs the skills they need to lead happy lives - such as relaxing in different places, coming back when called and walking nicely on lead.

We aim to help you and your dog build a trusting relationship using kind training methods that help your dog to learn good manners in a fun way – because learning can be fun for us all! We tailor our guidance to your dog’s individual needs, to give you a positive and bespoke experience. We will help you teach your dog that the most important and rewarding interaction they will ever have will be with you!

Our Classes

Please enquire below about our face-to-face classes or our popular virtual training sessions.

Dogs Trust Harefield

  1. Saturday : Morning, Afternoon

Highway Farm House, Harvil Road, Uxbridge, UB9 6JW

Grange Primary School, Ealing

  1. Wednesday : Evening

Grange Primary School, Church Gardens, Ealing, London, W5 4HN

1st Northolt Sea Scouts, Northolt

  1. Thursday : Evening

1st Northolt Sea Scouts, Grandstand Way, Northolt, UB5 4AG


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

Gemma Smith, Head Coach

Before joining Dog School, Gemma worked in the behaviour and training team at another rescue and rehoming centre where she worked closely with the dogs who needed extra support and training before finding their forever homes. She was also involved in training and coaching staff and volunteers. Whilst working at the rescue centre, Gemma fostered 14 dogs & puppies (and helped to hand rear 5 kittens) so has experienced most of the common challenges that come with owning dogs and puppies first-hand! Gemma rehomed her own dog, Mabel, from Dogs Trust Canterbury and has even been to Dog School with her so she knows just how helpful the classes are during those sensitive, early weeks.

Gemma has a BSc in Animal Behaviour and Welfare and enjoys using her knowledge and experience to help owners train their dogs in a fun and positive way.

Amy Lewis, Senior Coach

Amy has always loved animals. She studied BSc in Animal Science at Writtle University College and although her studies mostly focused on farm and zoo animals, she particularly enjoys adapting and applying training techniques to different species to better understand how they learn. Amy spends her spare time training her house rabbit, and building new enrichment toys to keep him busy and learning during the day!

Amy aspires to help dog owners better understand their pets, and use that understanding in training and play to improve their bond.

Chloe Southby, Coach

Before joining Dog School, Chloe worked at a local Farm Park developing her customer service skills as well as growing her love for animals. Her love for dogs started when she rescued her 6-month-old, now late, Collie X German Shepard in 2000. They formed a close bond and Chloe is eager to help others build a strong and lasting relationship with their dogs.

Chloe has always been a supporter of animal welfare charities, particularly Dogs Trust and when she saw the chance to become part of the Coaching Team, she knew she had to seize the opportunity. She is looking forward to combining something she loves whilst making a difference to families and their dogs.

In her spare time Chloe enjoys horse riding and dancing. She is looking to adopt a rescue dog in the coming months.

Get in touch

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

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Get in touch

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