Level One Puppy Basics Eight Week Course 25th August 2024 9am


Overview: Embark on a rewarding journey with your puppy through our Level One course designed to introduce the fundamental principles of basic puppy training.  Whether you’re aiming to develop a reliable family pet or nurture your puppy into a skilled working gundog, this course provides a solid foundation for both objectives.

Course Highlights:

  1. Key Training Elements:
    • Focus on conditioning the key elements of our comprehensive training scheme, laying the groundwork for a well-rounded and disciplined puppy.
  2. Suitability:
    • Perfect for family pet owners seeking basic puppy training.
    • Tailored for those aspiring to train their puppy into a competent working gundog.
  3. Practical Training:
    • Engage in hands-on, practical training exercises that emphasize foundational skills crucial for a well behaved companion
  4. Puppy Basics Online Course Discount:
    • Enjoy an exclusive 10% off the Puppy Basics Online Course, complementing your in-person training with additional resources and guidance.

Course Details:

  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Sessions: Eight weeks, Sundays 9am-9:45am
  • Location: Seadogs Training, Stour Valley Gundog Training Centre
  • Instructor: Rob & Julie Palmer.  Over 35 years experience of training dogs and people.  They both work their dogs in the shooting field so train to high standards

Topics Covered:

  1. Introduction to Gundog Training:
    • Understand the principles and goals of gundog training.
  2. Basic Commands:
    • Start building a reliable foundation with essential commands.
  3. Socialization and Exposure:
    • Develop positive behaviours through controlled socialisation and exposure.
  4. Introduction to Retrieving:
    • Begin conditioning your puppy for basic retrieving skills.
  5. Leash Manners:
    • Establish proper lead etiquette for a well-behaved companion.


  • Puppies should be fully vaccinated before attending, although handlers are welcome to attend on their own to learn
  • Bring necessary training equipment, lead, poo bags, treats, toys
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