Dog School Leicestershire

Welcome to Dog School Leicestershire!  Our experienced and dedicated team are here to help you build and develop a trusting, long-lasting bond with your dog by developing your understanding of how dogs communicate and learn.  Using fun and effective reward-based methods, we will show you how to teach your dog the skills needed to cope with the demands of everyday life.

We offer classes for puppy, adolescent, adult and rescue dogs as well as one-to-one training to help with common problems such as pulling on the lead, jumping up and recall.  We pride ourselves on being approachable and empathetic, and provide a relaxed and supportive learning environment for owners and dogs.


Our classes

Tuesday (50 mins)

09:30 and 10:30

 Dogs Trust Loughborough, LE12 6SE

Wednesday (50 mins)

09:30, 10:30 and 11:30

Kirby Bellars Village Hall, Melton Mowbray, LE14 2EA

Thursday (50 mins)

17:00,  18:00, 19:00 and 20:00

Dogs Trust Loughborough, LE12 6SE

Friday (50 mins)

17:00, 18:00 and 19:00

Dogs Trust Loughborough, LE12 6SE

Saturday (50 mins)

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

Cottesmore Community Centre, LE15 7DS

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Behaviour with dogs

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T: 01162 836458


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Trainers' profiles

Vanessa moved to Dog School from Woodgreen Animal Charity, where she worked with rescue dogs and potential owners for 3 years, getting hands-on experience with all kinds of breeds, temperaments and training requirements. 


Originally, her love of dogs came from the two boys her family rescued in 2005 – a Collie and Lab x Staffie – who helped her realise, at a young age, that nothing made her happier than making her dogs happy!   Vanessa is particularly passionate about rescue dogs, but believes every dog can benefit from enrichment, to use their minds in positive and rewarding ways.   


She is fascinated by the way that dogs communicate with people and other dogs, and wants to help owners understand their dogs better and build positive, strong, life-long relationships.  


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