About Us

Cosford Dog Training is run by John Fitzpatrick, MCGI, MBIPDT. John is a fully qualified, professional dog trainer since completing his formal training as a Royal Air Force Police dog handler in 1981.

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Training Services

Dogs don't know the difference between right and wrong. They learn from the consequences of their everyday experiences. We usually play a major role in providing those experiences and consequences.

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Behavioural Services

There is a difference between dog obedience training and behaviour modification, although all behaviour modification involves an element of training as the dog needs to learn new behaviour patterns.

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Schedule for 2019

Hours of Business

Saturday to Tuesday 11.30 AM – 6 PM. Wednesday and Thursday closed (Please text or email rather than leaving a voicemail.) Friday Behavioural Consultations in exceptional circumstances only and always by prior arrangement. One to one Behavioural training/recall training Monday and Tuesday Bronze, Silver and Gold courses are held on Saturday and Sunday with timings notified to course members at the time of Booking.

LATEST NEWS   New Puppy course and New Bronze course announced.   

Puppy/Introductory Course

The next puppy course with spaces will begin at 11 am on Sunday 24th of November 19.  email for details and a booking form.  This is an 7-week course and will take you and your dog through the KC puppy foundation course and prepare it for the Bronze Course.


The next Bronze course will begin at 1pm on Saturday 30th of November. This is a 7-week training course and priority is given to dogs who have completed their Puppy/Introductory course with us.  Please email cosforddogs@sky.com for details and booking forms. 


There is a Silver course currently running. The next course will be announced in the new year. This is an 8-week for dogs that have passed the bronze award. Places are limited. Please email cosforddogs@sky.com for details and an enrolment.   


There is a Gold course currently running. This is an 8-week course for dogs who have passed their Silver course.  When course dates are announced please email cosforddogs@sky.com 



The open class runs at 3 pm on a Sunday afternoon all through the year.  This is not a drop in session, places are limited and attendance is by prior arrangement with those who have attended our courses being given priority. Please note that if you stop attending without notice, then you lose your place in this group. More information is available on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CosfordDogTraining?ref=hl