Dog School Shropshire

Coming from a range of canine backgrounds, the staff at Dog School Shropshire are here to help you teach your dogs some key skills. We will show you how to train your dog in a positive and ethical way to ensure that training is fun for both of you! We believe with patience, perseverance and practice we can help you to get your perfect canine companion.

Our classes

Tuesday (50 mins)

18:00, 19:00 and 20:00

Dogs Trust Shrewsbury, TF6 6BP

Wednesday (50 mins)

18:00, 19:00 and 20:00

Dogs Trust Shrewsbury, TF6 6BP

Thursday (50 mins)

18:00, 19:00 and 20:00

Nantwich Primary Academy, CW5 5LX

Saturday (50 mins)

09:00, 10:00 and 11:00

Ash Magna Village Hall, Whitchurch

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Get in touch

Head coach: Rachel Rodgers

M: 07387 141056

T: 01948 302991


Senior Coach: Laura Jackson

M: 07392 869376

T: 01948 302990


Coach: Beth McDonald

M: 07392 869376

T: 01948 302990


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Trainers' profiles

Rachel completed her Master’s degree in Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare at Newcastle University whilst managing a rescue and rehoming centre. For the last 3 years she has worked as a University lecturer specialising in Canine Behaviour and Training.


Outside of work she spends her time with her Portuguese rescue dog Rico and her therapy dog Maisy.

Laura joined Dog School earlier this year has recently earned her place as Senior Coach in the Shropshire team.


Laura worked in kennels for many years and has got to know many different personalities in dogs. Laura has qualifications in Animal Care and Management and is constantly learning new things from the rest of her team.


Outside of work, Laura has three Australian terriers, Misty, Alfie and Tootsie, who she has shown for over ten years. Her eldest girl, Misty has been blind for the last two years and Laura continues to find out more in the ways she can help her and bring her confidence back. Although a lover of all breeds, her special love lies with terriers and lurchers. You can often find her out with her three terriers or walking dogs who are still looking for a forever home! 


Beth completed a degree in Animal Science which focused mainly on animal behaviour and welfare. Since completing her degree, she has worked in a vary of rescue centres and at an animal park. At the animal park, she worked closely training a pack of three hybrid wolves.

Since working with the wolves she has had a strong interest in canine behaviour and is looking forward to focusing on training and now helping owners create a life-long bond with their dogs.

Our blog

Howls to Hounds!

A pack of hybrid wolves to dog school!

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Maggie's Story!

With 3 homes in the first few months of her life, Maggie needed a little help to find her forever home.

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Trick or Treat!

Pumpkin based Halloween treats for your dogs. A great use for the inside of your pumpkin once you’ve carved it up!

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Dec, 2017

Dog School Shropshire - Preparing for a new puppy

Dogs Trust Shrewsbury, TF6 6BP | Tuesday 12 Dec 2017, 18:30

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Dog School Shropshire Come along to our beautiful Ash Magna venue on Saturday the 2nd of December to find out all about your local Dog School. The hall will be set up for classes and we will have an informative Christmas display to tell you all about how to keep your dog safe this Christmas. Best of all there’s free tea and coffee! #whitchurch #shropshire #ash #ashmagna #ashmagnavillagehall #dog #dogtraining #openmorning #free #freeevents #coffee #tea #biscuits #christmas #safe #dogsafe #dogsafety #christmasdisplay

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