Dog Care & Basic Training for your Dog
Tutor: John Ward
Duration: 8 weeks
PLEASE NOTE: COURSE FEE IS PER PERSON ATTENDING
Thinking of getting a pup or rescuing a dog? Like to learn more about dogs? Interested in finding new ways to keep your dog active mentally and physically? Looking for tips on training and caring for your dog? John Ward, of Dublin Dog Training, who has 27 years of experience of training dogs and working with rescue dogs and Dogs Aid can help you find the answers to the questions you always wanted to ask!
John may bring along guest speakers and of course, his dogs for demonstration.
Course participants are asked not to bring their dogs along on the first night and then as arranged in advance with John/Adult Ed office.
Profits from this course will go to Dogs Aid.
Reduced fee (€40) for a 2nd family member wishing to join this course (16+ years).
To obtain reduced fee for 2nd family member, please contact 01-8482217 as reduced fees cannot be booked online.
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John Ward set up Dublin Dog Training in 2006 and has instructed agility and obedience at the Working Trials Club of Ireland for 18 years. John has attended numerous training and dog related seminars over the years and achieved judging status in 1992, since then he has judged numerous events both here, the UK and Sweden. John has also appeared on TV3’s Ireland AM, Ireland’s Pampered Pets, People and their Pets, The Morning Show and RTE’s Beastly Behaviour.
John was the first winner of the AIB All Irelands Agility Dog award in 1990 with his German Shepherd dog “Rocky” and then went on to win two Irish Kennel Club Agility Dog of the Year Awards with his German Shepherd “Smokie”. John & Stan were part of the Republic of Ireland World Agility Team 2011 and 2012 and came in third place against top dogs from 12 other countries.
John also volunteers with the rescue centre, Dogs Aid and he uses his knowledge on dog training to assist rescue dogs become more adoptable. John and his family have been fostering dogs for a number of years. He has fostered, trained, walked and cared for many breeds and cross breeds.
His training centre Estuary Kennels in Swords, North Co. Dublin provides all year round obedience and agility training.