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Give your new puppy the best start possible!  Join our 5-week fun socialisation & training courses and help your new pal become a well mannered member of your family and the world beyond!  With lots of off-leash play and fun obedience training, your puppy will learn that training is FUN!  Courses available at our Bray & Dogs Trust locations BOOK HERE

Its better to "BUILD-UP a puppy than FIX a dog" so early socialisation at our weekly fun puppy playgroups is invaluable. Your puppy gets the vital socialisation they need - they learn how to communicate properly, soften their bite and play with other pups in a safe environment.  All the family are welcome!  BOOK HERE

Our 4-week basic obedience course is perfect for adult dogs who would benefit from learning life skills and socialisation.  We especially welcome new rescue dogs & their owners - training is a great confidence booster for your new dog and starts you both on the road to developing a strong bond. Beginners & Improvers Agility is a fun sport to enjoy with your dog, classes every weekend!  BOOK HERE

CHOOSE from our 4 locations:

Our classes take place in both the beautiful grounds of Festina Lente, Old Conna Ave, Bray, at our private 2acre dog adventure park at Beech Hill Allotments in Enniskerry, plus Sandyford Community Centre in South Dublin and Douglas Community Centre, CORK.


At Festina Lente, you can relax, enjoy the gardens & a coffee after class with your dog.  Festina provides integrated training, occupational learning & employment to people with disabilities through equestrianism, horticulture & community activities.   

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