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Dog Training

Group Session

All courses are a minimum of eight weeks duration with a maximum of ten dogs and handlers doing the same course and will last for an hour comprising a 30 minute workshop followed by 30 minutes of dog training techniques - ideal for a few friends / family group etc.

Location of training area - Castleview Centre, Craigmillar, Edinburgh
Cost - £95.00.

All courses will take into account any dog or behavioural problem and the course will be structured to that effect.

*** New 8 week course ***

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Craigmiller, Edinburgh

Thursday, 06.09.2018

6.30pm - 7.30pm

Cost is £95 for the 8 week course - price includes:

  • Training Collar
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Course Handouts

Contact Jim Rutherford on 07802 513886 or online via our "Contact Form" for an information pack or availability.


New Puppy

  • Basic obedience and responsible dog ownership
  • Advanced obedience and responsible dog ownership
  • Behavioural/Problem Dogs
  • Working Trials Training
  • Gun Dog Training
  • Protection Work


Courses offered:


All courses are of a minimum of three weeks duration depending on the individual dog and specialist requirement.

Dogs kennelled at Sniffer Dog Specialist Operations in Gorebridge - kennels licensed by local authority.

Cost - price on application

One to One

All courses are of a minimum of four and six weeks duration and will last for an hour and comprise of a 30 minute workshop on dog ownership followed by 30 minutes of dog training techniques.

Location of training area - mutually agreeable

Cost - Price on application.


Jim Rutherford is a member of the British Institute of Professional Dog Trainers

Dog Training Courses can either be residential - in kennels licensed by the local authority at Sniffer Dog Special Operations premises in Gorebridge, Midlothian - or on a one to one basis to suit the customer.

After completion of the course the owner is given a comprehensive distance learning package to ensure the dogs training is kept to the required standard.

During training, any problem / fault will be identified early and the training course will be designed to correct and rectify the problem.