Dog School Glasgow

We offer training classes for dogs at all stages of their lives, in a relaxed and enjoyable environment.  Our classes are carefully designed by Dogs Trust using positive and modern training techniques to help with all aspects of dog ownership.

Classes are available in Glasgow, Mount Vernon and Hamilton.  We run classes for puppy, adolescent, rescue and adult dogs, as well as individual training sessions and seminars.

Our classes

Monday (50 mins)

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

Ferniegair Hall, Hamilton, ML3 7TX

Tuesday (50 mins)

10:00 & 11:00

Dogs Trust Glasgow, G71 7SL

Tuesday (50 mins)

18:00 and 19:00

Townhead Village Hall, G4 0PL

Wednesday (50 mins)

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

BCDC Former Church Hall, Barmulloch G21 3BA

Thursday (50 mins)

17:30, 18:30 and 19:30

Dogs Trust Glasgow, G71 7SL

Sunday (50 mins)

09:00, 10:00, 11:00 and 12:00

Mount Vernon Community Hall, G32 9LE

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Trainers' profiles

Head Coach John Paul Maguire has his CertHE from Bristol University in Companion Animal Welfare and Behavioural Rehabilitation, as well as gaining his accreditation with the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (MAPDT 01366).


John Paul has worked for Dogs Trust for 10 years, where he previously worked as a Canine Carer before taking a role as a Dogs Trust Trainer for the first prison-based dog training programme in the UK. John Paul joined Dog School 4 years ago as a coach when the project first began recently gaining promotion to Head Coach. John Paul has multiple pets at home including a crossbreed named Scoop who he has recently rehomed, 2 cats and 2 terrapins.

Nathalie has a degree in Modern Languages and an extensive background in customer service.  Having had a lifelong passion for dogs growing up, she has devoted a lot of her spare time to furthering her own knowledge in behaviour as well as developing her practical skills.


Nathalie would love to have a dog but currently has 4 guinea pigs, a cat, 2 hamsters and 2 goldfish.

Jade Steven

Jade has always had a passion for working with dogs and previously worked in a dog boarding kennels for 6 years before joining Dog School. During this time she also gained a masters degree in Animal Welfare, specialising in Canine Welfare and Behaviour. Jade has my own 4 year old Vizsla called Parker! She is very much looking forward to settling in her new role and meeting everybody and their dogs at classes!


Veronica Nicholson

From a young age Veronica has always had a passion for working with animals and has always been keen to take on new challenges, having volunteered at a city farm, stables and rescue shelters in both the UK and Thailand. After having studied Zoology, Veronica pursued this interest by becoming volunteer at West Calder Rehoming Centre, before moving on to helping out at Dog School Glasgow to further her knowledge. 

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