Puppy Classes

We run puppy classes in near Hertford on Tuesday, Fridays & Saturdays in a secure outdoor environment where your puppy can learn new skills in a relaxed and more natural setting. We keep our classes small (maximum of 6 puppies) and we have two qualified IMDT trainers on hand so you and your puppy receive lots of 1-2-1 coaching. We like to think our classes are a little different to standard puppy classes as we focus on helping you to raise a confident, happy and sociable puppy and give you the tools and knowledge to prevent problem behaviours. Classes are open to puppies under the age of 5 months and after they have had their second injections.


Our 6 week puppy foundation course includes:

  • Socialisation/habitualisation and how to ensure positive experiences
  • How to prevent jumping up and other problem behaviours
  • Creating calmness and preventing play biting
  • Basic sit/down/stand/wait/recall & loose lead walking
  • Dog to dog introductions
  • Greeting people
  • How to play with your puppy
  • Creating focus, engagement and a positive relationship with your puppy
When you join one of our puppy classes you get so much more than just 6 sessions once a week, you also get a chance to join our Facebook Puppy club which includes:

✅ Live Q&A session every Monday evening
✅ Access to our online training videos
✅ Previous live chats and classes to work through
✅ Weekly live lessons and training tutorials
✅ Chance to network with other new puppy owners
✅ Additional training guides, links and info sheets
✅ Support from a qualified trainer 7 days a week
✅ And much, much more

And in addition to the above we will also be offering a 20min virtual 1-2-1 for each puppy booked on the course.

Price: £105 

We also run a 6 week Puppy Junior course for puppies over 5 months of age.

Future courses: 
All our current courses are fully booked, please see details below of courses starting in August

Friday Classes from 7th August - (Stapleford)
 1.00pm - Puppy Foundation 
 2.15pm - Puppy Junior

Saturday Classes from 1st August - (Moat Farm, Datchworth)
 2.30pm - Puppy Foundation 
 3.45pm - Puppy Junior 

Tuesday Classes - from 30th June (Stapleford)
10.30am - Puppy Foundation (rolling class)

We currently have a waiting list for future classes - to book a space please complete our Booking Form
Or contact us for more information.



"Lisa and her team are highly skilled and brilliant and Poppy had lots of fun while learning some wonderful new skills.Training her recall was most important to us and she is brilliant after attending training as well as our connection improving especially on walks. We couldn’t have asked for more including enrichment techniques that have been beneficial for our pup that wants to work for her food, for anyone with a new puppy it’s definitely worth doing.

Thanks for all your hard work.
" Hollie, Chris & Poppy


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