A low-stress environment designed for dogs to feel safe, helping them to grow in confidence in body and mind.
Friendly, educated instructors with a full understanding of the science of learning, who are passionate about dogs and low-stress, force-free/science-based canine education.
Instructors with many years of practical experience, coupled with recognised academic qualifications.
A large, dog-friendly, chlorinated doggy swimming pool for summer fun.
Clubhouse and shaded veranda area.
High fences/walls and escape-proof dog park areas.
Lovely wooded areas for the dogs to explore.
Shady training areas.
A full agility course.
X-country obstacles and events.
A fully fitted and equipped doggy gym for our Pawlates Fitness Programme.
Regular social events and fun shows.
Workshops on training and behaviour are regularly hosted.
Paws Abilities is situated in an agricultural small holding, in a boomed-off, secure area.
Toilet facilities are available for pet parents.
Pups may be admitted from about 8 weeks of age and remain in this group until they are about 5 ½ months old. Proof of inoculation is compulsory!
Puppy school is a time and place where puppies and pet parents are educated. The aim is to produce a well-adjusted, socially acceptable adult companion animal. All exercises are taught as fun games and learning methods are reward-based, using the concept of positive reinforcement!
The principles of positive reinforcement learning.
Natural bite inhibition.
Leash skills – how to get your pup to walk on a loose leash.
Confidence-building exercises to produce a well-adjusted pup.