Step Four in Getting Started:
Booking some lessons
The Gundog Club offer a range
of options for training with an experienced
instructor. You can choose from the
Group training courses
One-to-one flexi-course: One-to-one training is
ideal for young dogs. The Grade One
flexi-course comprises a block of six training
sessions and the Grade One Field Test. This is
also a good option for those that need to session times
to fit in around their schedule, or that prefer
individual attention. Suitable for puppies of
about six months and over.
Find a trainer who
training courses: These are small groups with a
maximum of six students. You all train with
the aim of passing Grade One. The courses comprise
eight sessions, and students will be given the
option to take the
Grade One Field Test after the course is completed. Group sessions are the
most economical option and suitable for most dogs
and their owners.
Find a group training course...
opportunity to work on a particular skill or
objective, our weekend workshops are one or two day
training courses for a group of up to ten students.
Find out more about workshops...
Remedial sessions: Sometimes a dog is not ready
for group training, usually because he is too
distractible and has a poor recall. A block of three
remedial sessions with an experienced trainer will
help solve these common problems and prepare your
dog for group training. To find a trainer that
offers remedial sessions
Introductory sessions: Not sure if your dog is
ready for group sessions? Want to meet the trainer?
You can book an introductory 'taster' session for
you and your dog.
Find a trainer who offers
sessions: Need some advice on getting started
with your puppy? These sessions are suitable for
puppies that have completed their vaccination
schedule. Usually from about 13 weeks of age.
Check with your veterinary surgeon.
trainer who offers puppy sessions...