Dog School Darlington


At Dog School Darlington we offer a range of training classes for puppies, adolescent, adult dogs and rescue dogs in the local community.  Dog School is for dogs of all shapes and sizes!  We encourage force-free methods of learning and offer plenty of advice and support to help owners create a bond with their dogs in a relaxed, fun and friendly environment.


Dog School Darlington are currently recruiting volunteers to help them with classes. If you are interested and want an application form or just want to know more about the role then please email us using the details below. 

Our classes

Tuesday (50 mins)

17:30, 18:30 and 19:30

The Larchfield Community, TS8 9DY

Wednesday (50 mins)

17:30, 18:30 and 19:30

Bishopton Hall, Church View, TS21 1HB

Thursday (50 mins)

17:00, 18:00 and 19:00

Sadberge Village Hall, DL2 1SB

Saturday (50 mins)

09:00, 10:00 and 11:00

Sadberge Village Hall, DL2 1SB

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Trainers' profiles

Suzie is super busy settling into Dog School - Please check back here soon!

Jess has an FdSc in Animal Management and Behaviour, and a BSc (hons) in Applied Animal Behaviour and Training. She has also spent 3 years at Dogs trust Darlington as a canine carer.


During her time in rescue kennels Jess has had the opportunity to build up lots of experience working with and handling lots of different dog breeds and personalities. Although Jess loves her rescue dogs she has a real passion working with owners and seeing their pet dogs progress and achieve their individual goals. Jess has two dogs of her own, a silly cocker spaniel and an elderly German Shepherd who accompany her on many adventures.

Abby has a Level 3 Animal Management Canine and Companion subsidiary diploma in which she achieved a distinction. She has also worked in kennels with a variety of different breeds and temperaments.  She has two young dogs, a very energetic Malinois and a very foody Chocolate Labrador!


In her spare time she enjoys taking them to lots of new exciting places to explore, and do bits of training obviously! Abby enjoys helping owners that come to Dog School reach their full potential with their dogs, and watching as their bond and relationship grow.

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