Guild of Dog Trainers
Academy of Dog
Trainers & Behaviourists
Central Bark is the happy home of doggy daycare. Set in acres of private land with in & outdoor play areas. Our Day-care staff are experienced, trained & fully insured. We are full licensed with Northumberland County Council.
We also host training classes & behavioural consultations with resident instructor Susan Gilbert. Susan is experienced, qualified and fully insured, she offers a variety of training options within the North East.
Please note we are currently very busy for & have a wait time of 1-2 weeks for appointments. Please email your requirements via the contact form & we will get back to you as soon as we are able.
Our training club is designed to cater for those who wish to participate in an activity with their dog but not necessarily compete.
Using positive, reward based methods you can work on increasing your dogs obedience, learn new tricks, try your hand (or paw) at different sports and most importantly strengthen the bond between you and your dog. Please note dogs must be over 10 months old for this class.
We cover many different exercises and disciplines including:
Please get in touch if you are interested in starting a class.
Email for next start dates
Scentwork starter course
Scentwork is a natural activity for dogs & great for any age and ability, even reactive dogs.
In the 4 week starter sessions you will learn:
The science behind the Canine nose.
Teaching scent discrimination
How to get the dog to indicate
Passive & active searchs.
Our classes are held indoors and out (weather permitting). We welcome any dogs over a year old, however to get the most out of the class your dog must be able to work around other dogs and have good basic obedience.
Dogs known to have shown aggression towards other dogs or people cannot attend these sessions. Please contact us regarding private training.