121 Training Programme
Group Training classes aren't for everyone!
Some dogs can find group settings too stressful or distracting and make better progress when learning alone at their pace. If you have something specific you'd like to work on or would like training tailored to your individual needs then 121 training is for you!
Good training happens slowly over time, our 4-session programme ensures you and your dog have time to progress. Whether you want to improve your dog's general training, work on recall, stop pulling on the lead or build you and your dog's confidence we can help!
Your training programme comprises;
- 4 x 121 training sessions (approx 60minutes per session), 1 session per week/fortnight (to be completed within 2 months of first sesion)
- Initial report/training plan
- post session handout-outs
- phone and email support during the programme
- access to our harness loan scheme*
*exclusive services available at an extra cost.
* travel outside of our venue is an extra charge
Your training sessions will be held at our training field at Moat Farm, Stoke Mandeville, depending on you and your dog's progress this may change to public locations.
Every dog and their owner are different and therefore may progress and their own individual pace, depending on your training needs we may recommend additional training sessions.
If you have any questions please call Debbie on 07870 631580 or email [email protected]
Mabel, a black Labrador, joined our family as a puppy in September. COVID restrictions meant that we couldn’t attend group puppy training classes and we were worried about letting Mabel off the lead as she got very excited, albeit friendly when she saw other dogs.
Debbie’s classes were invaluable as she offered practical and helpful tips. It has made our walks with our lovely Mabel much more enjoyable.
We would heartily recommend Debbie’s classes to anyone. Kenny
We adopted Ben, a black Labrador, from a dog rescue society when he was about 15 months old. We knew little of his background, except that he was rescued initially from Ireland and then failed his training for a police sniffer dog role. When we adopted Ben, we were told that he was a dog that would require a lot of attention, as although he had a lovely personality, he knew no boundaries to his behavior. Although we were used to Labradors and their needs, we felt professional help would be a benefit with his training. Following a recommendation from our vets surgery, we arranged for one to one training with Debbie at Potter Paws. From the first session we had with Debbie we noticed differences in Bens interactions with us, which continued as we progressed with the course. All the sessions with Debbie were fun, they covered a range of activities and Ben really enjoyed them, normally falling asleep exhausted afterwards. Although the focus of the sessions was on Bens training, the major benefit we found (besides him falling asleep afterwards) was the insights the sessions provided into what Ben was thinking and why he reacted as he did, this allowed much better interactions with Ben. We saw many positive changes in Ben over the course and decided to enroll for a class with other dogs which enabled us to reinforce many of the lessons we had learnt from one to one training in a more social environment. Overall, the sessions were excellent, both us and Ben learnt a lot from them. We have had Ben for 6 months now and he has changed from a hyperactive, quite nervous dog to a fantastic friendly, playful friend. This is without doubt due to a large degree to the one 2 one sessions we had with Debbie. We would recommend them to anyone. We have had Labradors for many years and regarded ourselves as experienced but realise that we would have benefited from personal training. Ben