Dog School Glasgow

We are currently recruiting volunteers! Give us a call or drop us an email using the details below to find out more!

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

Wednesday (50 mins)

16:30 (available from 10th Oct)

17:30, 18:30 and 19:30 

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 and 11:00

Mount Vernon Community Hall, G32 9LE

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Get in touch

T: 07920 658653

T: 07388 377470

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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 (APDT).


John Paul has worked for Dogs Trust since 2009, 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 as a coach when the project began, before being promoted to Senior Coach and more recently Head Coach.  John Paul has multiple pets at home including a 13-year-old crossbreed named Branston.

Jill has for the past 7 years ran her own dog walking business, which has included the use of her own private play park for those dogs requiring a secure environment to relax and explore within.  Jill has owned and fostered many dogs over the years and currently has a little working Cocker Spaniel, "Lochie", who loves learning new tricks and having fun clicker training sessions.


Jill, in her spare time, likes to attend seminars and develop her knowledge and skillset.


Jill started as a Coach with Dog School Glasgow and has since progressed to Senior Coach!

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.

Our blog

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Dog School Glasgow It is with great sadness that we can confirm that our much loved CEO, Adrian Burder, has died unexpectedly following a short illness. Our thoughts are with his family at this most difficult time.


Dog School Glasgow Doodle just finished our adolescent class and it's his first birthday today! Happy birthday Doodle, hope your day is filled with lots of walkies, snuggles and yummy things 🐶🐾🎂🎉🎁

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