Dog School Manchester

At Dog School Manchester we run fun, relaxed and supportive classes where our priority is ensuring that you and your dog are building positive relationships.

We have a wealth of knowledge and experience and we are dedicated to your dogs welfare, we focus on nice manners and settle behaviours in our classes and we are passionate about teaching you to understand your dog and for you to have a wonderful and enjoyable life with your best friend.

Our classes

Wednesday (50 mins)

17:00, 18:00 and 19:00

Dogs Trust Manchester, M34 3SG

Thursday (50 mins)

12:30 and 13:30

Dogs Trust Manchester, M34 3SG

Thursday (50 mins)

17:00, 18:00 and 19:00

Elms Community Centre, M45 7FD

Saturday (50 mins)

08:30, 09:30 and 10:30

Dogs Trust Manchester, M34 3SG

Saturday (50 mins)

14:00 and 15:00

Greenacres Community Centre, OL4 3EU

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Get in touch

Head coach: Emma Gould-Martin

M: 07388 377385


Senior Coach: Holly Lockwood

M: 07920 658671


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Trainers' profiles

Emma came to Dog School in April 2016, prior to that she has worked voluntarily in Pet Dog Training for 10 years.


Emma has a completed a diploma in Dog Behaviour and is working toward her APDT Membership and is a KCAI member working towards her qualification.


Emma owns 3 rescue dogs, a Rottweiler Cross called Bella, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier Cross called Ivy and a blind Labrador called Albert, and in her spare time she competes in Agility and Obedience and has recently started training in Rally Obedience.


Holly has worked for Dogs Trust for a number of years as a Canine Carer before coming to Dog School, she loves helping dogs with their training needs.

Holly has gained a BTEC National Diploma in Animal Management.

She has 1 dog, a  Miniature Dachshund called Louie.



Roxanne has worked for Dogs Trust Manchester as a canine carer and a rehomer before coming to Dog School.

Roxanne loves dog training and is currently studying her final year of a foundation degree in Canine Behaviour and Training, and hopes to top this up to a full honours degree.

Roxanne has a 9 year old black Labrador called Ruby, who is her demo dog for university practical assignments, and Pippin a 1 year old Chihuahua x Pug.

Sophie has graduated with a degree in BSc Animal Behaviour and Welfare.


Sophie has volunteered with Dogs Trust Dog School before gaining a position as a coach.


Sophie owns 1 rescue dog, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier cross called Reggie.

Our blog

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Following Patch’s Story from a new puppy to a Dog School Graduate!

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Meet Ruby….

Ruby is a 10 week old Working Cocker Spaniel and we’re going to be following her journey through puppy hood!

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Rainy Play Time!

Keeping your dog entertained on rainy days

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