Dog School

Dog School South Yorkshire

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!

Our Classes

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

The Ivanhoe Centre

  1. Saturday : Morning

Gardens Lane, Doncaster, DN12 3JX

Bentley Pentecostal Church

  1. Wednesday : Evening

Arksey Lane, Bentley, Doncaster, DN5 0RY

Beighton Lifestyle Centre

  1. Tuesday : Evening

High Street, Beighton, Sheffield, S20 1HE

Chapeltown and Burncross Community Centre

  1. Saturday : Afternoon

Orchard Court, Burncross, Sheffield, S35 1TH


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.

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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Get in touch

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