Family Dog Class


Family Dog Classes start the 1st Monday of each month


Bookings Essential


Clinics and Speciality Workshops also available in surrounding towns by arrangement

Basic Manners

Family Dog Course

For all dogs over
4 months

6 week Group Course 


This course is designed for the family pet dog. It will give you all the basic skills you need around the home with your dog and give you a great foundation to go on and do more training at a higher level if you wish.

  • 1 x 1 hour meet and greet session, no dogs
  • 5 x 1 hour group lessons at Learners on Lead training grounds

Skills Taught:
  • Lead handling
  • Parking your dog – settle and be calm on lead
  • Transporting your dog on lead – walking safely on lead
  • Reinforcement – what it is and how to use it
  • It’s your Choice; this is teaching your dog impulse control and how to make better and calmer choices.
    • Food in the hand – no grabbing food out of human hands
    • Food bowl – not jumping up at the food bowl
    • People – no jumping up on people
    • Doors and gates – no barging through doors and gates
  • Sit
  • Wait for a few moments
  • Come
  • Give – to be able to take something out of your dog’s mouth
  • The beginnings of walking on a loose lead

What you will learn:

  • Reward based training – why its desirable and how to do it
  • A leadership program – how to manage your relationship with your dog
  • Preventing and solving simple behavioural problems (jumping up, mouthing, digging, chewing, barking)
  • Enriching your dog’s environment
  • Appropriate games to play with your dog
  • Managing your dog around other dogs
  • Dog body language and how they view the world

Classes are held at “Learners on Lead Pet Dog Training Facility' 35R Ten Mile Lane, Dubbo.


Family Dog Course Photos