THE DOG HUB

SUSAN CLOSE ADipCBM

Canine Behaviour Consultant & Master Trainer

[email protected]      07875 778 785 and 07435 158 651

ON-LINE GROUPS and OUTDOOR WORKSHOPS

* KENNEL CLUB GOOD CITIZEN PUPPY​ FOUNDATION COURSE November 2020

This is a 4 week course with one session on Zoom and 3 hands-on practical sessions outdoors. The course starts on Saturday 7th November with a zoom on-line meeting and the practical sessions are on Saturday 14th, 21st, 28th November 2020 3.00-4.00pm, venue to be confirmedPlaces MUST be pre-booked. These are excellent beginner level classes for puppies aged from 16 to 52 weeks (1 year). The course covers the Kennel Club's Good Citizen Puppy Foundation Assessment. Kennel Club Puppy Foundation certificates and rosettes are awarded on successful completion of all five classes. 

Email puppy.clas[email protected] for more information.

* PLANNING ON GETTING A PUPPY? 

     [Zoom on-line, free, everyone welcome]

Join us for a group chat on Zoom about what it's really like to bring a puppy into your home and life. These are open question and answer sessions. You will also be able to join our PUPPY POW-WOW sessions (see below) so you can chat to other new owners once your puppy has arrived. Email [email protected] for your 'invitation'. 

     Tuesday 3 November 2020 7.00-8.00pm

     Tuesday 1 December 2020 7.00-8.00pm

     Tuesday 5 January 2021 7.00-8.00pm

     Tuesday 2 February 2021 7.00-8.00pm

     Tuesday 2 March 2021 7.00-8.00pm 

* PUPPY POW-WOWs 

     [Zoom on-line, free, everyone welcome]

For owners who have just welcomed a puppy into their home; these group chats will help fill the gap between the time you first get your puppy and before coming to our puppy socialisation workshops. You ask the questions and we'll answer them for you.

Email [email protected] for your 'invitation'. 

     Tuesday 29 September 2020 7.00-8.00pm

     Tuesday   6 October 2020 7.00-8.00pm

     Tuesday 20 October 2020 7.00-8.00pm

     Tuesday 10 November 2020 7.00-8.00pm 

     Tuesday 17 November 2020 7.00-8.00pm

     Tuesday   8 December 2020 7.00-8.00pm

     Tuesday 15 December 2020 7.00-8.00pm

* PUPPY SOCIALISATION OUTDOOR WORKSHOPS

For puppies aged 3 - 12 months. Based on the Kennel Club Good Citizen Puppy Foundation curriculum. Basic skills including loose leash walking, recall, good manners generally. They are an excellent opportunity for on-leash SOCIALISATION and introduction to core life skills. If any sessions have to be cancelled owing to bad weather, we will be run a FREE ZOOM WORKSHOP on the same date and at the same time. 

Places MUST be pre-booked; at The Regent's Park.

     Wednesday   7 October 2020 5.00-6.00

     Wednesday 14 October 2020 5.00-6.00

     Wednesday 21 October 2020 5.00-6.00

     Wednesday 28 October 2020 5.00-6.00

     Wednesday   4 November 2020 4.00-5.00

     Wednesday 11 November 2020 4.00-5.00

     Wednesday 18 November 2020 4.00-5.00

     Wednesday 25 November 2020 4.00-5.00

     Wednesday   2 December 2020 4.00-5.00

     Wednesday   9 December 2020 4.00-5.00

     Wednesday 16 December 2020 4.00-5.00

* PARKOUR OUTDOORS URBAN AGILITY WALKABOUTS MIXED ABILITY

For puppies and dogs aged 6 months upwards. "Dogs get introduced to the world of jumping, climbing, balancing over, crawling under and going around different obstacles in their everyday world" (IDPA). 

Places MUST be pre-booked; in and around Camden.

Sunday 18th October 2020 3.00-4.00

At TALACRE GARDENS NW1 (corner of Talacre Road & Wilkin Street) and weather permitting. Any postponement will be posted here, so check before making the journey! 

Most classes and workshops are FREE to Camden residents. You must register with us to

qualify. Otherwise puppy classes are £10 for outdoor workshops, and mixed ability workshops £10 per session.

 

* RESCUE CHAT: do rehomed dogs have special needs? 

     [Zoom on-line, free, everyone welcome]

An on-line support group for potential and current owners of rehomed dogs. Email [email protected] for your 'invitation'. 

     Tuesday 27 October 2020 7.00-8.00pm

* SEPARATION DISTRESS - avoiding and alleviating separation issues 

     [Zoom on-line, free, everyone welcome]


     Tuesday 24 November 2020 7.00-8.00pm

     Tuesday 22 December 2020 7.00-8.00pm

BRONZE KENNEL CLUB AWARD - With regret this course has been cancelled owing to Government CV-19 restrictions. We are not sure when it will be restarted: please keep an eye on this webpage for regular updates.