Dog School Sussex 

Welcome to Dog School Sussex!  Our dedicated team are here to help you build a stronger relationship with your dog through our positive training classes.  We have 5 week courses tailored for puppies, adolescents, adults and rescue dogs .

Our classes have been carefully designed to provide the best learning environment.  We will teach you the most effective way to train your dog, all about canine body language, how dogs communicate with each other and why your dog is behaving in a particular way.  These skills will last you and your dog a lifetime.



Our classes

Tuesday (50 mins)

18:00, 19:00 and 20:00

Maybridge Keystone Centre, BN12 6JD

Wednesday (50mins)

18:00, 19:00 and 20:00

St Davids Hall, BN2 5FH

Thursday (50 mins)

12:30, 17:30, 18:30 and 19:30

Dogs Trust Shoreham, BN43 5LT

Friday (50 mins)

09:30, 10:40 and 11:50

Dogs Trust Shoreham, BN43 5LT

Saturday (50 mins)

08:30, 09:40 and 10:50

Dogs Trust Shoreham, BN43 5LT

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T: 01273 466 977

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Trainers' profiles

Gemma has a BSc (Hons) in Animal Behaviour and Welfare from University of Bristol. Since graduating from University Gemma ran her own behaviour business offering group classes and one to one behaviour consultations. Additionally, she worked in a large veterinary hospital. She is now very excited to be part of the Dog School Team.

Lizzie graduated from the University of Bristol with a First Class Honours Degree in Animal Behaviour and Welfare Science. She has experience in numerous canine establishments and had a love for working with animals all her life but developed a particular passion and interest for canine behaviour and welfare. She previously worked as part of the West Midlands Dog School team before joining the Sussex team.

Lana-Mae Hamper

After graduating from university with a Zoology degree, coach Lana-Mae has gained experience working in the veterinary industry as well as for a rehoming charity.  She is very interested in animal behaviour and is enjoying training dogs (and owners!) for Dog School.


Allie Kaufman

Allie graduated from Drama School with a BA Hons degree. She then devoted her time to Dogs Trust, working as a canine Carer, training and caring for the dogs in the rehoming centre. Allie is currently studying for her Level 6 Advanced diploma in Applied Animal Behaviour (Canine). Although not the conventional route into dog training, her previous training and experience has really helped her within her role as a Dog School Coach.

Our blog

Celebrating Successes!

Senior Coach Lizzie is now a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers

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Charleston’s Journey Continued…

Charleston is back for adolescent classes!

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Charleston’s Journey!

From Dogs Trust Shoreham to New Home to Dog School Sussex!

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