Training For Dogs


Dog training classes are a great way to socialise your dog and meet other dog owners. So whether you have a beginner puppy or an older dog in need of a refresher class, find a dog training class to suit you.

Get Started in Dog Training

Dog owners have an obligation to their dog and to their community to ensure that their pet is happy, socialised and well trained.

Good Citizen Dog Training Scheme

The Good Citizen Dog Scheme is the largest dog training scheme in the UK. Its simple but effective dog training tips and techniques encompass all the skills necessary for a happy and rewarding partnership with your dog.

Responsible Dog Ownership

Our campaign’s goal is to promote and encourage responsible dog ownership to all individuals as an antidote to negative attitudes surrounding dog ownership

The Kennel Club Academy Judge's training

NEW - The Kennel Club Academy is an online learning resource for breeders, judges and KCAI scheme members, it includes films and learning materials which will provide users with insight and education to support their interest in the canine world.

Activity Training

There are so many different dog competitive events and dog activities you can enjoy, giving you great opportunities to meet fellow dog lovers and enjoy lots of fun with your dog.

Training For You

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You will find here a wide range of educational schemes, seminars and programmes. We offer those involved with the world of dogs opportunities to learn, refine and develop their knowledge and skills ensuring the highest possible standards.


The KCAI Scheme offers its members the opportunity to gain a nationally-recognised vocational accreditation based on a robust standard set by the Kennel Club. It is the first and only scheme for dog training instructors and behaviourists that has achieved programme accreditation from City & Guilds, a globally-recognised benchmark of quality.

Judges Education

Want to find out how to become a judge or looking for a Kennel Club approved judge? Then visit our judges section.

The Kennel Club Academy

The Kennel Club Academy is an online learning resource providing accessible online education to support those involved in the world of dogs from dog breeders, vet and breed coordinators, to dog show judges. Learn more.

Training Seminars

The judges training programme seminars are conducted by Kennel Club Accredited Trainers who are experienced judges in their own right and have been assessed on their ability to deliver a lecture on their given subject.

Safe And Sound

The Kennel Club Safe And Sound Award Scheme promotes the safe interaction between children and dogs.

Join the Young Kennel Club

Open to all dog lovers age 6-24

Join our club for a year full of canine adventures, helping you learn new skills, build confidence and make new friends through our programme of dog activities in the UK. Become a Young Kennel Club member today!

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