Our obedience training ranges from the basic training necessary to have a great family pet, to competition level, where  accuracy and performance are scored and judged.

At Sherborne Vale we start our training with the Good Citizen Puppy Award when possible. The course is for six weeks in total and costs £30.00. You can find more information on our Puppy Classes page.

If you have completed puppy training or have an older dog Bronze Good Citizen would be the best place to start. We offer three levels of the Kennel Club’s Good Citizen Scheme. Click on the links below for information on each of the Kennel Club Good Citizen levels.

The Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme Bronze Award

The Kennel Club Good Citizens Bronze award is the starting place for the Good Citizen Awards, whether you have a Puppy Foundation graduate or an older dog.

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The Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme Silver Award

By now you will have gained a good understanding of basic obedience with your dog. If you then decide to progress further you can continue your training and move on to the Silver Good Citizen award.

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The Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme Gold Award

If you are then confident enough and keen to move on, we offer training for the Gold Good Citizen Award.

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Our trainers have a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with you, and a passion for helping owners raise happy, well rounded and obedient dogs.

Puppies 9 months and under can attend our Puppy Foundation Course.  See the Puppy Classes page for details.

Bronze, Silver and Gold Good Citizen classes are just £5.00 per week.

Every dog and owner are different and work at their own pace. This is why rather than have set courses we offer a week by week approach. Then, when you are ready we arrange for you to take your Good Citizen Award.

Please contact us with any questions you may have.