$20 per class 
Booking required 
CONTACT US for bookings
Cash payment on the day

Welcome to our URBAN DOG SKILLS program: DOT DOGS exclusive socialisation and training program incorporated into a group walk - to build and enjoy all of the skills that you and your dog need to succeed in our urban world!

DOT DOGS is passionate about helping all of us to be the best pet parents that we can be and for our dogs to be happy and positive social role models in our community. Our Urban Dog Skills program is full of fun training activities for you and your dogs. Our real life approach to dog training is a great way to create a supportive community of responsible pet ownership, happy people and happy dogs!

Our activities include:

  • Small and large breed classes

  • Puppy Play Date group - puppy specific play and learning program

  • Loose Leash Walking

  • Recall training and games

  • Socialisation and understanding play manners

  • Making new fur friends

  • Roadside rules for you and your dog

  • Cafe Calm - settle behaviours in our urban spaces

  • Obedience skills: Sit, Stand, Stay, Drop

  • Pooch Problem Solving Skills for People - addressing challenge behaviours

  • Touch tolerance and handling confidence

  • Games and activities to channel your dog's energy: problem solving, scenting, looking and listening

  • Maximum of 5 dogs per class 

  • Maximum of 2 people per dog (COVIDSafe Plan)

  • 45 minutes per class


"PUPPY PLAY DATES"    Thursday & Friday - 12pm; Saturday - 9am

For pups with 2nd vaccination + 10 days

"BIG LEGS"   Saturday - 10am 

For large breeds and confident pups (>10kg)

"LITTLE LEGS"    Saturday - 11am 

For small breeds and pups under 10kg


Clyde Jones Reserve, cnr Victoria Road and Clarendon Street, Thornbury.

Parking is available on Clarendon Street.

Meet at the opposite end to the children's playground (Clarendon Street)


Lots of soft and yummy treats (at least one cupful) in a treat bag to free your hands up for training

A flat collar and regular leash for your dog. Harnesses also welcome.

A toy for your dog to play with eg. rope toy, ball

Water and water bowl for your dog

Check out our URBAN DOGS SKILLS Events notices on Facebook and our Calendar of Events on our Website. Class notifications and cancellations will be posted there.

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