Dog School Merseyside

Here at Dog School Merseyside our experienced and friendly trainers run fun, relaxed and supportive classes where our priority is ensuring that you and your dog build and maintain positive relationships.

With our wealth of knowledge and welfare focused classes we aim to create an environment where our training will focus on skills needed in day to day life. With  Puppy, Adult and Rescue classes we cater for all needs and abilities.

Our classes

Monday (50 mins)

09:30 and 10:30

Inglenook Farm, WA11 8AE

Tuesday (50 mins)

18:30 and 19:30

Dogs Trust Merseyside, L36 6HP

Wednesday (50 mins)

18:30 and 19:30

Birchwood Leisure and Tennis Complex, WA3 7PQ

Thursday (50 mins)

10:00 and 11:00

Dogs Trust Merseyside, L36 6HP

Saturday (50 mins)

09:00, 10:00 and 11:00

Rutland House Vets, WA9 4HU

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Get in touch

Head coach: Michelle Radcliffe

M: 07920 658656


Senior Coach: Luke Jones

M: 07388 377386


Coach: Matt Feltham

M: 07388 377386

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Trainers' profiles

Michelle has worked for Dogs Trust for nearly 18 years. She started as a canine carer when Dogs Trust Merseyside originally opened. Michelle has 5 dogs, three of which are Dogs Trust rescue dogs, as well as 4 rabbits and two guinea pigs.


Michelle has a Higher Education Certificate in Companion Animal welfare and behaviour rehabilitation from Bristol University and is a member of both the ABTC and APDT. 

Luke has a Level 3 Canine Welfare and Training in the workplace qualification and experience in training dogs for drug detection, explosive detection and vehicle search.  


He has 3 dogs, Denzel, Evie and Charlie and loves dogs because all they want is love and they’ll give you their world!

Matt has worked for several rehoming charities including at Dogs Trust Merseyside as a Dog Trainer. He has his own Dogs Trust rescue at home - a Staffordshire Bull Terrier cross called Joe (or Joe-Bear most of the time).


Matt has an Advanced Diploma in Canine Behaviour Management and enjoys keeping up to date with training as much as possible through seminars, workshops and courses.

Our blog

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Sep, 2017

Dog School Merseyside - Firework Fear

Dogs Trust Merseyside | Thursday 28 Sep 2017, 19:00


Nov, 2017

Dog School Merseyside - Understanding Your Dog

Dogs Trust Merseyside | Thursday 02 Nov 2017, 19:00

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