Dog School Merseyside

Here at Dog School Merseyside 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 to 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)

18:00, 19:00 and 20:00

Dogs Trust Merseyside, L36 6HP

Wednesday (50 mins)

17:00, 18:00 and 19:00 

The Old Schoolhouse, St John's Road, Huyton, L36 0UX

Thursday (50 mins)

10:00 and 11:00

Dogs Trust Merseyside, L36 6HP

Thursday (50 mins)

18:00, 19:00 and 20:00

Dogs Trust Merseyside, L36 6HP,

Saturday (50 mins)

09:30 and 10:30

Haskayne Village Hall, nr Ormskirk, L39 7JE

Saturday (50 mins)

14:30 and 15:30

The Peter Street Centre, St Helens WA10 2EQ

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Trainers' profiles

Michelle has worked for Dogs Trust since August 1999. She started as a Canine Carer when Dogs Trust Merseyside originally opened. Michelle has seven dogs, four of which are Dogs Trust rescue dogs, as well as 3 rescue rabbits, two guinea pigs and a rescue mouse!


Michelle has a Higher Education Certificate in Companion Animal Welfare and Behaviour Rehabilitation from Bristol University and is a member of both the ABTC and the APDT. 

Matt has worked for several rehoming charities including at Dogs Trust Merseyside as a Dog Trainer. He has his own Dogs Trust rescue at home - a Staffordshire Bull Terrier cross called Joe (or Joe-Bear most of the time).


Matt has an Advanced Diploma in Canine Behaviour Management and enjoys keeping up to date with training as much as possible through seminars, workshops and courses.

 Hannah has had a lifelong love for animals that began with walking all her neighbours' dogs and horse riding, which lead her on to study Animal Behaviour at Liverpool John Moores University.


After graduating in 2017 and gaining some canine husbandry experience, Hannah has been volunteering with Dog School Merseyside for over a year.


Hannah hasn't got any pets at the moment but can't wait until she has a suitable environment to introduce a pooch to!

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