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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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 supplies a number of useful dog items including our exclusive, hand-made flyball box.

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Latest news

Just coming to the end of the first half of our Autumn Term.  The Six weeks has flown by and we are now taking bookings for our Christmas Party.  Scary!!!

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Ruby and the Garlic

Ruby Diaries

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Naughty Ruby

Ruby Dairies

Meet the team

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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

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 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.

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