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)

14:00 and 15:00

Inglenook Farm, WA11 8AE

Tuesday (50 mins)

18:15, 19:15 and 20:15

Dogs Trust Merseyside, L36 6HP

Wednesday (50 mins)

18:00, 19:00 and 20:00

Dogs Trust Merseyside, L36 6HP

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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Behaviour with people

How does your dog react to new people you meet?

Behaviour with dogs

How does your dog react when he or she meets other dogs?

Get in touch

Head coach: Michelle Radcliffe

M: 07388 377386

 

Senior Coach: Matt Feltham

M: 07388 377386

Coach: Lorna Williamson

M: 07388 377386

Please email us with your enquiry at: merseysidedogschool@dogstrust.org.uk

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. 

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.

Lorna has been employed at Dogs trust in various roles in the last 3 years. Initially as a contact centre agent advising the public on rehoming procedures, and then as a canine carer, handling and training dogs daily. She regularly brings dogs home from the rehoming centre for a well needed break from kennels, and to assess how they may cope in a home environment, in readiness for their forever home!


Lorna has attended Dogs Trust courses and seminars that have developed her dog training skills and her understanding of dog welfare issues. She also has a Level 3 Diploma in Animal Management. 


Lorna is passionate about dogs and owners gaining an understanding of each other and bonding through reward based training. She is now thrilled to be able to facilitate and coach this at Dog School! 

Our blog

Going Back to School!


A whistle-stop tour through my first few weeks as Senior Coach!

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Puppy Classes with Birtie.


Birtie the “Double Trouble Terrier” does Dog School.

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Archie the rescue Springer


Even Trainers need to train...!

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