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Dog Training in
Essex & Suffolk.

New and Available for everyone - Joe has her own Blog which includes advice and antics from her own training experiences with her own Norwich Terriers and with customers dogs! Themes change each time and are based on real experiences which Joe feels can be of benefit to other dog owner - there's even some occasional posts from Cassie, Taylor and Merlin's points of view!!
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Interactive Play

Interactive Play Skills Workshop!!

We are very excited to be bringing world famous Craig Ogilvie back to Ardleigh again after our last session in December - grab a space quick!!

Using Interactive Play to create a unique and special experience to share with your dog, which can help with: Improving your existing play, Toy possession, Lack of interest in toys, Confidence building - Most of all - Having lots of fun!!

We also have Spectator spaces available - Craig focuses on easily applicable content and Q&A to ensure his audience take the absolute most away from every delivery.

You can ask questions at any time, take photos to remind you for when you’re home with your own dogs etc. Craig's passion and study of training, interacting and communicating with dogs led to his discovery of the 'Interactive Play Experience' and 'How to Become the Centre of Your Dog's World'


Friday 12th April
2pm - 4pm

Children's Fun

Children's Fun Easter Dog Training Class

We are excited to be bringing our popular Children's Class back for Easter again - the class where the Children are the main handlers!! Including various fun training exercises and tricks for the young handlers to teach their dogs, exercises to help learn how to stay safe around dogs and interactive exercises to learn about dog body language!

Certificates, dog prizes and easter themed treats for all children participating! Aimed at children aged 7-11 years plus siblings age 5-6 would also enjoy this session. Parents to accompany children.

Wednesday 17th April 2019 2pm-4pm

Hoopers Accredited

Hoopers Accredited Instructor Training

We are thrilled to be hosting a Hoopers Accredited Instructor training full day, run by Accredited Hoopers Trainer Hayley Laches.

This full days' intensive training is aimed at instructors already teaching dog activities to clients and the day includes multiple assessments.

On passing you become an Accredited Instructor for Canine Hoopers UK using force free, modern training techniques.

Becoming an Accredited Hoopers Instructor also includes you within a network of support including advertising opportunities, representing CHUK at events, offers on equipment and able to offer clients a new dynamic dog sport!!

Wednesday 15th May
9am - 6pm



Our brand new purpose built Dog Training Centre is on Harwich Road in Ardleigh, and our postcode is CO7 7LS. We are at the location of the Caravan Care Services on the Shadow’s Pit Nursery premises. We will be getting our yellow signs up as soon as we can but for now look out for the blue and white Caravan Care signs!

Once you come off the road you turn left before the glass greenhouses onto our driveway which will lead you through the double gates and into our own car park. Car parking is entirely for our customers inside the gate as well as along the hedgerow leading up to the front gates.

Our premises has a large indoor barn area with concrete, non slip floor which is used when it's raining, winter evenings and when we need an inside space. Outside we have our large paddock space which is completely enclosed - this gives dogs a more natural area to train and learn in plus for training including recall and leadwork the space replicates being out on a walk more then being inside a fenced garden!


Come and see us at Dog Shows!!

We love getting to meet lots of dogs and their families while at Dog Shows and have been invited to a few already for this year!! If you are coming to any of these shows do come and say hi, try our training ring, take a goodie bag and look out for photos of your dog on our Facebook pages!!

Classic Festivals and Events - Framlington
Suffolk 13th & 14th April 2019
Trick Dog Displays in Main Ring plus come and have a go training ring for Tricks Training!!

Classic Festivals and Events - Weald Park, Brentwood
5th & 6th May
Come and have a go at Agility running all day with our experience and friendly team plus Agility Displays in our ring also!! See a variety of dog breeds, sizes and ages showing the fun of Agility!

All About Dogs - Brentwood Centre 5th & 6th May
We are pleased to have our own Piplin providing their Tricks Display and time at the new Insta-BOOTH to say hi to Piper and Merlin and have photos taken with this dynamic duo - as seen on Britain's Got Talent 2019!

Essex Dog Day - Hatfield Several, Essex
Monday 26th August 2019
We have been invited to run the Have A Go Agility Ring for Essex Dog Day - come along and meet us and try your dog at Agility!!

All About Dogs - Trinity Park, Suffolk
28th & 29th September 2019
Have A Go Training Ring for Tricks Training plus our Trick Dog Display Team 'Piplin & Friends" will be showcasing exciting tricks to enjoy and be inspired by! Also meet Piplin and Friends at the Insta-BOOTH feature to meet the dogs, have photos with them and find out their favourite tricks!

Classic Festivals and Events - Christmas Show - Location TBA
16th & 17th November 2019
Displays in Main Ring plus come and have a go learning some new Tricks for your dog!

Check out our Facebook feed and page for updates on shows and appearances!


We are a centre priding itself on providing high quality dog training services in the form of classes and private training tuition. The Company’s core focus is to provide solid and thorough pet dog training to aid people’s enjoyment with their dogs at home. For those that enjoy training for fun or as a sport there are plenty of things to do from regular weekly training classes, to agility, K9 Multisport, Rally O, One off training days, children’s fun classes, Good Citizens Medal Tests and more!

Dog Training for Essex & Suffolk Ltd share their passion and experience with owners and ultimately encourage a greater understanding between humans and animals. The instructors continually keep up to date with the best techniques, changing legislation, health and safety and research and the services cater for all breeds and all ages.


Available in multiples of £10, our gift vouchers can be supplied direct to the recipient or to yourself and come as part of our Introductory Gift Pack! Ideal for a dog loving friend or family member for Christmas, Birthdays or to prepare them for the arrival of their new pet!

Vouchers can be used towards all of our
training courses and events, a list
is included in the Gift Pack with the vouchers.
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Joe Nutkins is a member of the Kennel Club Accredited Instructor Scheme

Dog Training for Essex and Suffolk Ltd are Kennel Club Listed