Dog School Dorset

Welcome to Dog School Dorset!

Here at Dog School Dorset, we offer friendly classes for Puppies, Adolescents, Adults and Rescue dogs in your local area.  All classes are aimed at teaching your dog skills that are useful in everyday life.  We want you to have a strong and healthy bond with your dog and enjoy each other’s company.  Our classes never have more than six dogs and have at least two trainers to make sure that we can devote time to each individual and help you progress.  We use science-led, reward-based training to make sure that we get the best results, and have lots of fun whilst doing so!

We also run seminars on a variety of topics so check back for information on exciting events happening near you!

Our classes

Tuesday (50 mins)

13:00 and 14:00

Branksome Centre, BH12 2BQ

Tuesday (50 mins)

17:00, 18:00, 19:00 and 20:00

Parkstone Baptist Church, BH14 9EX

Thursday (50 mins)

18:00, 19:00 and 20:00

Willowbed Hall, Chickerell, DT3 4AJ

Saturday (50 mins)

09:30, 10:30, 11:30 and 13:30

Coneygar Animal Science Centre, Kingston Maurward College, DT2 8PY

Tell us a bit more about you and your dog below

Your details

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Dog details

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?

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Get in touch

T: 07392 869380

T: 07387 141057

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Trainers' profiles

Jo has a BSc in Animal Behaviour and Welfare from the University of Chester and has had a lifelong passion for dogs. With a background of working in exotic and domestic animal rescue, Jo has first-hand experience of how training and behaviour modification changes animal lives for the better.


A proud owner of her ever-obliging elderly boxer, Jo looks forward to assisting the people of Dorset with their beloved pooches.

Blanka Krkoskova

Blanka is studying for a Diploma in Advanced Canine Behaviour with the British College of Canine Studies. She is passionate about animal welfare and her experience of working in an animal re-homing centre has shown her how too many dogs need re-homing due to avoidable issues.  She volunteered for the Dogs Trust Dogs Schools in Bristol and Dorset before joining the Dorset team as Coach, and is enthusiastic about sharing how the right approach can make a positive difference to the life of dogs and their families.


Luke Belcher

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

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