Training

Training

We offer training courses for every level of dog from puppy right up to advanced level. We're Kennel Club listed.

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Agility

Agility

Agility classes for dogs from 10 months. Competitive, or just enjoyment and healthy exercise.

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Gun Dogs

Gun Dogs

Gun dog classes for any age or breed. From beginners to more advanced dogs.

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Mobile and Tablet app

Mobile/Tablet

Our apps are written and hosted by The Friendly Dog Club's Angela Horsley. We currently have two apps, one for basic training and a follow up for 'the next steps'.

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Shop

Shop

Our on-line shop is where you will find our super useful jumps and hand made Flymouse / Flyball boxes

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Latest news

Friendly Dog Club Update on Coronavirus - 19th March 2020

Following recent government advise about Covid-19 we have sadly decided that the responsible thing is for us to close the Dog Club until further notice.

This is not a decision we have taken lightly but the health of our members and our trainers is very important.

During the time we are closed we are more than happy to offer help and advice on any aspect of dog training. All contact information is on our website.

We can offer one to one training walks to help with any specific problems. Please call 07990 614091 to arrange this.

Have a look at our Dog Training Apps to give you some fun and interesting training ideas you can practise with your K9 pal. Click here for details. We are also looking at adding more fun ideas and training challenges on our Blog. Watch this space!

Please keep a regular eye on the website and Facebook pages for any further updates.

Continue your dog training at home, enjoy your walks and please stay safe.

Angela & Kate
www.friendlydog.club

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Meet the team

Photograph of Angela Horsley
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Angela Horsley

Founder and Trainer


Angela Horsley is a Member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers 00247 and has been involved in dog training for over 30 years. She started The Friendly Dog Club in 1993 and is also founder of Pet Dog Line Dancing with a record of 61 dogs dancing together for the Royal Variety Club of Great Britian in 1999.

Kate Hurcombe KCAI(CD)

Trainer


Kate Hurcombe has worked with dogs for many years and is especially involved in rescue dogs working closely with Dorset Animal Workers Group. Joined the club in 2003 and then in 2006 agreed to join the training team. Kate is also a trainer for assistance dogs with Dog A.I.D.

Photograph of Kate Hurcombe
Photograph of Kate Hurcombe

Kate Hurcombe

Trainer


Kate Hurcombe has worked with dogs for many years and is especially involved in rescue dogs working closely with Dorset Animal Workers Group. Joined the club in 2003 and then in 2006 agreed to join the training team. Kate has a KCAI(CD) qualification.

Photograph of Ann Corbett

Ann Corbett

Trainer


Ann Corbett has been involved in training for many years. She joined the club when it started and has enjoyed being part of the training team for some years.

Sarah Williams

Agility Trainer


Sarah Williams joined the club when her dog Bella was a pup 6 years ago and has been coming pretty much constantly since. She started training Bella for agility 4 years ago and they have been competing for 2 years. She also has a young collie called Ed who she's begun training.

Photograph of Sarah Williams
Photograph of Sarah Williams

Sarah Williams

Agility Trainer


Sarah Williams joined the club when her dog Bella was a pup 6 years ago and has been coming pretty much constantly since. She started training Bella for agility 4 years ago and they have been competing for 2 years. She also has a young collie called Ed who she's begun training.

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Gemma Cox

Gun Dog Trainer


Gemma has had family dogs all her life and has been working with them for many years. Gemma joined the club in 2007 with her first dog and starting helping with classes by 2008. All of her dogs have been through the club and have loved it. She is now going through the training stages to hopefully obtain her IMDT accreditation

How to find us

We're lucky enough to have our own premises at Long Meadow, Barton on Sea with special non slip flooring and all our training equipment to hand. The Dog House, Long Meadow, Becton Lane, Barton-on-Sea, Hampshire. The nearest poscode is BH25 7TL