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Positively Dogs

March 25, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


“Appreciated small size classes and calm atmosphere, also the high ratio of helpers. Also glad of advice re cat problem and I look forward to trying it.” Customer feedback.



All his basic lessons at Coxlodge Community Centre, Gosforth, NE3 3UR

– For all pups/dogs over 18 weeks when they start class
– Maximum 4 dogs, minimum 2
The Big Brain Bit for owners (no dogs)
– Online Course included




Positively Dogs is supportive

The very small numbers in this group mean we get a happy medium between one-to-one training and a group session. We usually have 3 or 4 staff available on Sunday afternoon to give a very high ratio of trainer to dog assistance.

Classes won’t help with behavioural problems and can make some problems worse.  So if your dog is afraid of or aggressive towards people/other dogs class is not the right help for him.  Please contact if you’re not sure class is right for him.

Positively Dogs is condensed

Consisting of four sessions over three weeks we make a small hole in the diaries of busy people while still getting a complete course. We cover the same amount of material as we do in our longer courses.

Positively Dogs is comprehensive

We will:
– Start your dog on his training career and work to teach him what you want him to learn.
– Assess to make sure he’s happy at class.
– Teach and troubleshoot recall, lead walking and general control.
– If he’s happy in class and you want to do more training you can repeat the course for more practice or move on to College.
— College is a longer, 6 week course, where we can work on advanced exercises like stay and retrieve and follows on immediately from Positively Dogs although you’re free to take a break and come to College later if you’d prefer.

The Big Brain Bit

Two hours where we teach owners and leave the dogs at home. This means we’re not spending a lot of time during the classes when the dogs come along teaching people. Dogs can get bored and barky while their owners are learning how to train them.

Owners can also come to Big Brain well before their dog can start in class, say, if your chosen class is full. This means you can work through the Online Course and practise what you learn in the owner training session before you come to class with your dog. 

You can choose to repeat Big Brain if there’s another one before your course starts or even after you’ve finished.  We recommend this because repetition is one of the best ways to fix learning – in humans as well as dogs.

Example Course Dates:

  12 NOON   02:00 PM  
Sun Positively Dogs College BBB  
28 Jan 18     1 2
04 Feb 18 1      
11 Feb 18 2      
18 Feb 18   1    



March 25, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Coxlodge Community Centre
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear NE3 3UR United Kingdom
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