Responsible ownership reward scheme

The course consists of 1 hour sessions for 6 weeks. 

The course consists of four individual stages: Foundation, Bronze, Silver and Gold.

At the end of the course, you and your companion are assessed and once you have passed you can progress to the next stage. 


  • Foundation: (Dogs aged between 4 months - 12 months) Responsibility and care / Response to name / Socialisation / Recall / Walking in a controlled manner / Basic Commands. 
  • Bronze: (12 months +) Cleanliness and identification / collar & lead knowledge / walking on lead / control at doors and gates / returning to handler / Grooming / Staying on lead for 1 minute. 
  • Silver: Controlled play with dog / Road walk / Rejoin handler / Stay for 2 minutes / Vehicle control / Come away from distractions / Food manners / Controlled greeting.
  • Gold: Return to handlers side / Walk free beside handler / Down stay / Sending dog to bed / Stop at distance / Relaxed isolation


Once you and your companion have completed these stages, there is an opportunity for Gun Dog Training which includes mark and scent work and tracking. 

If you would like to find out more information about this course, please contact Louise Cooper on 07930 490 456 or email