Dog School Manchester

At Dog School Manchester we run fun, relaxed and supportive classes where our priority is ensuring that you and your dog are building positive relationships.


We have a wealth of knowledge and experience and we are dedicated to your dogs welfare, we focus on nice manners and settle behaviours in our classes and we are passionate about teaching you to understand your dog and for you to have a wonderful and enjoyable life with your best friend.

Our classes

Tuesday (50 mins)

10:00 and 11:00

Cheadle Village Hall

Wednesday (50 mins)

17:00, 18:00 and 19:00

Dogs Trust Manchester

Thursday (50 mins)

13:30 and 14:30

Dogs Trust Manchester

Thursday (50 mins)

18:00 and 19:00

Elms Community Centre, Whitefield

Saturday (50 mins)

09:30, 10:30 and 11:30

Dogs Trust Manchester

Saturday (50 mins)

14:00 and 15:00

Greenacres Community Centre, Oldham

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Get in touch

Head coach: Emma Gould-Martin

M: 07388 377385


Senior Coach: Holly Lockwood

M: 07920 658671


Coach: Sharon Gorst

M: 07920 658671

Please email us with your enquiry at:

Trainers' profiles

Emma came to Dog School in April 2016, prior to that she has worked voluntarily in Pet Dog Training for 10 years.


Emma has a completed a diploma in Dog Behaviour and is working toward her APDT Membership and is a KCAI member working towards her qualification.


Emma owns 3 rescue dogs, a Rottweiler Cross called Bella, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier Cross called Ivy and a blind Labrador called Albert, and in her spare time she competes in Agility and Obedience and has recently started training in Rally Obedience.

Holly has worked for Dogs Trust for a number of years as a Canine Carer before coming to Dog School, she loves helping dogs with their training needs.


Holly has gained a Btec Nation Diploma in Animal Management.


She has 1 dog, a  Miniature Dachshund called Louie.

Sharon worked for a number of years at a vet practice as an Animal Nursing Assistant before realising that her passion was in dog training and behaviour.


Sharon completed her Instructors course with the APDT and became a full member in 2013, she is currently working towards her Higher Diploma on Canine Behaviour and Psychology as well as working towards becoming a TD Scent Work Accredited Trainer.


Sharon has 2 rescue dogs, a Border Collie called Polly and a Cocker Spaniel called Dougie, they have been helping her to work towards her passion of canine scent work.

Our blog

Simon the Yorkie

Simon was an illegally smuggled pup that ended up in the care of Dogs Trust Manchester. He was the first dog to be rehomed in 2017 and just so happened to be the 2017th dog to be rehomed at the Centre.

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Easter Family Dog Training Classes at Dog School Manchester

Read all about our family training day at Dogs Trust Manchester

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Getting Your Dogs Focus – Part 1

Set your dog up to succeed in their training by following these few steps beforehand to get their focus.

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Jul, 2017

Dog School Manchester - Puppy Party Success (Vet CPD)

Dogs Trust Manchester | Friday 28 Jul 2017, 18:00


Oct, 2017

Dog School Manchester - Firework Fear

Dogs Trust Manchester | Friday 20 Oct 2017, 18:00

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Dog School Manchester All our love & thoughts go out to the families & friends who were affected by the tragedy here in Manchester #standstrongmanchester


Dog School Manchester Grest day hosting a Trevor Cooper Dog Law Seminar @dogstrust_manchester very informative and entertaining #doglaw #dogschool #dogstrustdogschool


Dog School Manchester Checking out a new venue at the Donkey Sanctuary in Manchester #dogtrustdogschool #dogschool #havingfunwithoutholly