Forest Oak Dog Training Club
About the Club
Forest Oak Dog Training (FODT) is dedicated to promoting responsible dog ownership, to helping you develop a closer bond with your dog and learn how to maximise the enjoyment of each others company.
Our classes range from basic puppy, rescue and adult pet obedience training, trick training, Scentwork and Mantrailing, through to competition Heelwork to Music, Obedience, Hoopers Flyball and Agility.
FODT is proud to provide a relaxed, fun and friendly environment for you and your dog to train. Joining as a member has the added benefits of the unique and spacious training facilities at Forest Oak Farm. Classes and 121s are structured to enable you to recognize and build on your achievements and provide you with the stepping stones toward a happy and healthy partnership – be that for every day life or for competing in your favourite dog sport.
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* COVID 19 Updates*
2 Jan 2021 - We have at last seen the back of 2020 but sadly we go into the new year in Tier 4 which means no in-person group classes for the time being. We will confirm here and on Facebook as soon as we can get classes back up and running again. You can keep abreast of updates on Facebook and join in on any club-wide opportunities and livestreams by becoming an member.
Please see below our Covid Health Policy all clients are expected to read and abide by before joining classes at this time.
If you are in a Tier 3 region, or subject to travel restrictions, I am afraid you will not be allow to attend FODT training and events.
Classes and scheduling has changed due to government restrictions and trainer availability. If you are not a member and have a puppy or dog contact us immediately as spaces will be limited for any new intake.
* Updated 8 Sept 2020 *
Watch this space for future events and workshops.
6th Feb 2021 - KC Obedience Show - Postponed, new date tbc
10-11th April 2021 - KC Heelwork to Music Show - Under Review
Training Club Closure Periods
21st December 2021 - 3rd of January 2021
further dates tbc
Please note there may be a small number of training activities during this period, these will be announced to the specific training groups that are affected, on facebook and here as appropriate.
Limited 121s will go ahead over this period - contact us for details.
Who should come to training?
Every dog and owner can benefit from training be that to live a stress free life or to have a bit of fun! We encourage everyone who is involved in walking, playing or lounging around with your dog get involved in the training. Children are always keen to get involved – by teaching them how to communicate with their dog, you'll find less mishaps occurring along the way. Dogs need a consistent style, tone and body language to follow, especially in the early days, so all the family should learn how to handle the dog too.
Dog training is not a 'one size fits all' solution, every dog is different and so are the owners – both in their particular needs and the kind of activities they enjoy makes each training journey unique. Contact us to find out what training might suit you and your dog either by calling 01594 840322 or by emailing us making sure you mention the Dog Training Club.
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