Teen & Adult Classes

Our teen and adult classes are perfect for dogs over 6 months of age.

Our teen and adult classes focus on essential life skills such as settling and recall, training around distractions and learning fun advanced behaviours.

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Teen & Adult Classes

Improvers

These six-week classes are for suitable for any dogs from 6 months of age. These are designed to follow on nicely from out Junior Puppy course but are also suitable for teens or adults looking to learn key life skills and improve their training around distractions. Classes last 50-60 minutes each week.
Course Content
  • SETTLING AROUND DISTRACTIONS
  • PROGRESSING YOUR DOG’S RECALL & INCORPORATING HARDER DISTRACTIONS
  • FOCUSING ON YOUR DOG’S ABILITY TO WALK NICELY ON A LEAD FOR LONGER PERIODS OF TIME
  • INCREASING THE DISTANCE AND DURATION OF YOUR Dog’s STAY
  • PROGRESSING THEIR DOWNS WITH DURATION AND THE REMOVAL OF FOOD LURING WHERE POSSIBLE
  • INTRODUCING NEW BEHAVIOURS SUCH AS MIDDLE AND TOUCH
  • INTERACTIVE TOY PLAY
  • INCREASING THEIR ABILITY TO LEAVE OR DROP AN ITEM
  • APPROPRIATE AND POLITE GREETINGS
  • DOG BODY LANGUAGE
Vaccination Requirements
You can attend with your puppy once their second course of vaccinations has been completed and are able to mix safely with the other puppies.
Location and Venue
Surrey Dog School
Apps Court Farm (Gate One)
Hurst Road
Walton-On-Thames
KT12 2EG

Drive through Gate One for 50 yards and the school is the first large building on your right with toll free parking in front.
People Who Can Attend
We can allow a maximum of 4 handlers per dog. Children are welcome, but we must ask they remain seated unless asked to perform training so as to avoid any distractions for your dog.
What to Expect On Arrival
  • There is a toll-free car park outside the School for you to use with a small grassed areas where your dog can go to the toilet.
  • We ask all owners to wait outside the school by their cars.
  • We will open up the school door and call you in one-by-one (so as to avoid any stress to your dog or so we can assist if they are feeling a bit shy).

SAFETY: Please do not attempt to enter the school unless called in on arrival or if late please ring the bell on the door and wait to be brought in. This is due to there being loose dogs or reactive dogs being brought out. Always wait away from the main entrance.

Teen & Adult Classes

Super Skills

Looking for fun new behaviours to learn with your dog? This course is perfect for you. Learn advanced behaviours such as “hold”, “orbit”, “back up” and “present”, as well as how to add duration to existing behaviours like “hand touch”.
Course Content

A four-week course working on a selection of the following behaviours and adding difficulty to each exercise:

  • Luring skills (with food and toys)
  • Send Away
  • Back up
  • Present/Front
  • Sustained Hand touch
  • Stand
  • Alternate entries into heel and middle positions
  • Out
  • Rear end awareness exercises
  • Formal heelwork exercises
  • Distance control
  • Hold
  • Orbit
Vaccination Requirements
You can attend with your puppy once their second course of vaccinations has been completed and are able to mix safely with the other puppies.
Location and Venue
Surrey Dog School
Apps Court Farm (Gate One)
Hurst Road
Walton-On-Thames
KT12 2EG

Drive through Gate One for 50 yards and the school is the first large building on your right with toll free parking in front.
People Who Can Attend
We can allow a maximum of 4 handlers per dog. Children are welcome, but we must ask they remain seated unless asked to perform training so as to avoid any distractions for your dog.
What to Expect On Arrival
  • There is a toll-free car park outside the School for you to use with a small grassed areas where your dog can go to the toilet.
  • We ask all owners to wait outside the school by their cars.
  • We will open up the school door and call you in one-by-one (so as to avoid any stress to your dog or so we can assist if they are feeling a bit shy).

SAFETY: Please do not attempt to enter the school unless called in on arrival or if late please ring the bell on the door and wait to be brought in. This is due to there being loose dogs or reactive dogs being brought out. Always wait away from the main entrance.

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Intermediate Training Classes

Course Content

Six-week set of practical classes suitable for any age dog who has completed a puppy follow-on class with Surrey Dog School or similar elsewhere and/or meets the criteria set out below. We will be working on the following cues but adding difficulty to each exercise with distance, duration and distractions being added slowly to proof your training in a controlled manner;


To teach these exercises takes time, and dedication. You will not be able to achieve the list below by attending six one-hour sessions! Many of our clients repeat the Intermediate Classes as we are able to increase the difficulty for each dog/handler individually and set tasks to work on each week.

Vaccination Requirements
You can attend with your puppy once their second course of vaccinations has been completed and are able to mix safely with the other puppies.
Location and Venue
Surrey Dog School
Apps Court Farm (Gate One)
Hurst Road
Walton-On-Thames
KT12 2EG

Drive through Gate One for 50 yards and the school is the first large building on your right with toll free parking in front.
People Who Can Attend
We can allow a maximum of 4 handlers per puppy.
Children are welcome, but we must ask they remain seated unless asked to perform training so as to avoid any distractions for your puppy.
What to Expect On Arrival
  • There is a toll-free car park outside the School for you to use with a good sized grassed area for your puppy to spend a penny!
  • We ask all owners to wait outside the school by their cars.
  • We will open up the school door and call you in one-by-one (so as to avoid any stress to your puppy or so we can assist if they are feeling a bit shy).

SAFETY: Please do not attempt to enter the school unless called in on arrival or if late please ring the bell on the door and wait to be brought in. This is due to there being loose dogs or reactive dogs being brought out. Always wait away from the main entrance.

Why Surrey Dog School

Accredited trainers

Our trainers are qualified with the industry's leading organisation, the Association of Pet Dog Trainers.

Indoor Facilities

In addition to our outdoor training area, we have a large, fully heated, refurbished training hall complete with dog-safe flooring.

Smaller Classes

Our class numbers are restricted to 8 dogs, so that our trainers spend more time with you.

Positive Training

We train using positive reinforcement methods and do not condone choke chains or any other aversive methods.
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Contact Us

Ready to start your training journey ?

Looking for a 1 to 1 consultation? Request a call back via our form. Held at either our Walton-On-Thames School or your home, our consultations are tailored to suit the exact need of you and your dog. Typical problems that can be resolved are pulling on the lead, jumping up or recall to name a few.

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