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Adolescent Dog Training (For dogs 5 months and older)

We can teach impulse control, learning not to jump up, reliable recall and loose lead walking all are fantastic dog training skills for your dog to master. It’s an exciting world out there and our dog’s naturally don’t have these skills, but they can be taught them with consistency and training. When dog’s hit adolescence it can feel that all their training has disappeared and it can be very frustrating. With our adolescent classes you’ll receive lots of training to get your dog back on track. This class is suitable for older dogs over 20 weeks and/or who have graduated from our puppy class.

We will teach and give guidance on:

Dog body language

We will cover dog body language – our favourite subject! We will teach you to know whether your dog (or other dogs) are comfortable in a situation or not – this is important to notice so you can prevent problems from the outset. We can teach you subtle dog body language signals to look for in other dogs so you can avoid any problems in the park.

Basic Manners

We will teach basic manners such as: wait, not jumping up,  hand targeting, eye contact (these can all be very useful in day to day situations when you would like your dog to relax, be patient or focus on you instead of the big fluffy dog in the distance!

Life – saving skills

We will teach how to leave items on the floor (people leave so much rubbish on the floor which is dangerous for your dog and can lead to expensive vet bills.) We will teach drop so you can have your comfy slipper back!

For times you’re out in the countryside with your dog, we can also teach them to come back when called  – avoiding stress and fear.

Settling down and being calm

We have guidance on teaching your dog to settle down quietly on their bed while you’re busy working or helping your children with their homework. We also can suggest activities to keep them occupied, content and entertained.

Some more manners

We have some loose leash walking solutions so your dog learns to walk nicely on the lead down the street without pulling towards other dogs and people. We can teach them how to not jump up on you, others, the kitchen counter in search of food.

Life is about having fun!

Who says an old dog can’t learn new tricks?! Not us! We can teach some tricks that you and your family can teach your superstar dog.


We will also teach you how to set your dog up for success in their environment by relevant activities chews and toys and tell you about the equipment you’ll need for training.

I set up the adolescent dog class as adolescence can be a stressful and dangerous time – it can feel as if training has disappeared. Adolescence can be a tough time due to all the brain changes that your dog is experiencing – the ace adolescent class is here to help equip you with tools and techniques to help your dog thrive.

Rottweiler Adolescent class

We really enjoyed the training and we’ve been practicing at home and he is doing well not pulling.


(My dog) had so much fun along the way and learnt so much! ❤️


It was an excellent training session. We learned a lot.


I’ve really bonded with my dog during the classes. Thank you!


What’s included as a class member of our ace adolescent class?

⭐A Facebook community support group, with video sessions with a trainer.

⭐Access to our online videos.

⭐ Live virtual lessons and tutorials.

⭐ The chance to meet and chat with other dog owners and build a community.

⭐ Support 5 days a week if you have any questions.

⭐ Training guides, worksheets and links to helpful content.

⭐ A certificate upon completion.

Why choose Lisa?

  • Ongoing Postgraduate Professional Development Programme in Clinical Animal Behaviour at the University of Edinburgh
  • Canine coaching diploma
  • I only use only kind, modern and scientifically proven methods
  • Trained in canine body language
  • Supportive coaching – we’ve been there and know what you’re going through

When and how to book:

5 weeks from Wednesday 15th June 7:15 – 8:15pm. Marlborough Road Methodist Church, St Albans. Join here.

Can’t find a date suitable for you and your dog to learn life skills? Email me and let what know what date and time you’d like and get added to the waiting list.


Marlborough Road Methodist Church, St Albans. Come and join our award winning classes!

What is the investment?

£125 for 5 weeks for in person training plus added bonuses including a private Facebook group with videos, live sessions and motivational content. You also receive worksheets and videos so you can continue training after the sessions.

Unsure if adolescent classes are right for you?

Why not come along and watch a class to see if it is right for you and your dog? Come and meet me to see if I’m the right trainer for you.

I’d be delighted to meet you and your dog!

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I would highly recommend Lisa for dog and puppy training!
We took our excitable golden retriever Toast to her adolescent classes late last year.
Toast knew all the basics but we were looking for ways to engage him and further develop his training throughout the teenage phase. Lisa was patient and kind and Toast loved being around her and the other dogs in the group. We learnt so much that we were able to build upon at home. At the end of each session Lisa even send you a worksheet which we still use now to continue Toasts training.
I would recommend this class to anyone who feels like they need further training but is worried that their dog is too old for puppy classes!


St Albans

"Great information that actually works"

We have used Lisa’s services for our dog Buddy for the adolescents group class. Lisa is very friendly and welcoming. My partner have learnt a lot from the classes that we use every day with Buddy. Buddy enjoyed the classes and Lisa shares great information that actually works. We continue to put the strategies in place as they really do help keep Buddy safe. I would recommend Lisa for dog training. Thank you for all your help.

– Laura

"A great experience all round"

We love Lisa! She’s done both training for Murphy as a pup and an adolescent, and I’ve arranged dog walking with albany pet services too. Been a great experience all round. Lisa is calm, collected and great with animals and I feel very heard when I’ve talked to her about any issues we’ve had with Murph in the past. Definitely recommend!!

– Olivia

"Size of the class was just perfect"

Would highly recommend. Lola was a nervous rescue dog but was always settled and at ease during her 5 week adolescent classes. Lisa was very good and the size of the class was just perfect for our needs.

– Rebecca

"Informative for me and stimulating for Pup"

Took the adolescent training course with Lisa. It was very informative for me and stimulating for Pup. Worksheets at the end of each session have really helped to keep the training going after the course was finished. Happy owner and good girl dog.

– Tom

"Helpful in being able to read my dogs body language."

My dog can be nervous of some dogs but I’ve found this course really helpful in being able to read her body language. I can recognise the position of her tail and learn when she’s having a good time with another dog’.

– Myles

"Excellent course. I really enjoyed it"

I wanted to thank you for an excellent course. I really enjoyed it and will keep going with the training. She is growing into a wonderful dog.

– Michelle

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