Pawfect Ability is dedicated to positive dog training  using games and Animal Centered Education (ACE) to strengthen the bond between you and your dog.  We use Hoopers, Parkour, freework, obedience, scentwork and other fun training games.  Our aim is to help you and your dog/s develop as a team, to succeed and achieve your goals whatever they might be.  Our motto is ‘Always train the dog in front of you in using fun and choice’.

Pawfect Ability prides itself in training people of all abilities: from other hoopers instructors, pet owners who just love to have fun and people with physical or other difficulties.  We work with dogs of all ages – from puppies to golden oldies.  All of our training is tailored to each individual team, so even in our small group classes you and your dog will be learning in the best way.  We don’t believe in one method fits all, and we are constantly learning ourselves so you can have trust that we will be using the most modern force-free training methods.  You don’t even need your own dog, Zoe the lurcher loves working for everyone.

Exciting news

We are still training, either as 1-2-1 or in small groups of no more than 4 dogs.  We are strictly following all government guidance concerning Covid 19, your safety and comfort is our priority.  We are training outdoors as much as possible during this difficult time, however safe indoor options are available as the weather changes and evening draw in.

We now stock treats from Feelwells® and JR pet products, along with toys from Paws Trading and training bags from PupRepublic 

Classes currently running/starting soon

Beginners Hoopers

Intermediate Hoopers

Puppy classes (including parkour and games)

Freework sessions

Parkour workshops

Hooper course workshops

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Photo of Bolt at a CHUK competition taken by Sean Cameron Photographic (permission kindly given)

Pawfect Ability trains just outside of Norton St Phillip. We can do one-to-one or small private group lessons at any time – please just contact to make an appointment. One-to-one lessons are £20 per hour, or £35 per hour for freework (includes suitable treats and ongoing support). Class and workshop prices vary due to location and duration.

Workshops and camps are run throughout the year, please follow us on facebook to find out when the next workshop is running. Prices vary depending on location and if there is a guest trainer.

Group lessons are currently run on the farm due to Covid 19, however we hope to soon be back at Staverton and Faulkland.

To find out more about upcoming events and to book please press the button book now below or visit our facebook page