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Lee valley dog training school

Hertfordshire , Broxbourne

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‘20 Certificate of Excellence, 2020

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At Lee Valley Dog Training School we offer personalised, reward-based training for dogs and their owners throughout London and Hertfordshire. Using our versatile dog training expertise, we are able to train dogs to be more obedient, compete in agility or tracking challenges, protect homes, or even work in the security industry.

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20 November 2020

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Such a lovely, friendly company which we would 100% recommend. We booked a 1:1 training session and Winston made a huge difference as soon as he arrived. He was very encouraging and supportive. It was lovely to see our pup responding to his training techniques straight away. A definite 10/10 from us! More...

5 December 2019

Would 100% recommend! I couldn’t pay for the lesson straight away as I had to wait to be paid, and yet they were still more than happy to come out and train Bubba before hand. Winston was great from the get go and showed us in seconds how to stop our 40kg dog from jumping up at people when he got excited. I was nervous all the time when walking Bubba alone as he’s a big dog and gets over excited at just about anyone and anything. Since Winston came and showed us what seemed to be some very easy tricks I’ve actually started to enjoy walking him and have been able to walk him for much longer. Baring in mind we had already paid another trainer £800, it’s definitely worth the money and looking forward to being able to socialise Bubba without the over excitement. There’s still a lot of work to be done but I can’t thank Lee Valley Dog Training enough! More...

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24 November 2019

Winston and his team area all very friendly, helpful and really bond with all the puppies and dogs from the start. We take our border collie x cocker spaniel who as you can imagine is rather mad but they have done wonders with her - best recall ever ha ha. Winston has a very calm approach with the dogs (and owners) and he has a wealth of knowledge over everything dog related - would highly recommend them to anyone from training puppies to those with dogs with major issues (will do one to one training if required) More...

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12 November 2019

A very professional and friendly dog training school. We were made to feel welcome from the very first session. Our puppy was rehomed and very nervous around other people and dogs but Winston’s calm approach and wealth of experience has really brought him out of his shell. We look forward to our training sessions and couldn’t recommend them highly enough! More...

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22 September 2019

I found our perfect match! My dog became aggressive towards members of family and strangers. It started to stress me out and going out wasn't a pleasure anymore. Had two lots of puppy classes but Bentley did nothing and took no notice of any commands... Well 2h with Winston @leevalleydogtraining and I have a different dog at home!!! Lots of great advice and I am gaining much more confidence in handling my "rottweiler" More...

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28 August 2019

Today Winston visited us for a home visit, absolutely amazing and have learned so much. Such a change in my dog immediately, now for me to put it into practice. Will be using this school a lot and cannot recommend enough. Friendly, approachable and fantastic in what they do. More...

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5 August 2019

An absolutely wonderful training school ' Winston and the team are so supportive and understanding ,great social morning for Buddy and us , love sunday mornings

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5 August 2019

Had a home visit and now 2 training sessions completed and already have seen a change in my puppy Hades. The trainers are so welcoming and helpful would really recommend to any dog owner

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14 July 2019

Fantastic 121 for Reggie & us. Not just the dog that needs training . Learnt so much & Winston’s patience & calmness is superb. Highly recommended.

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16 June 2019

Koba had his first puppy lesson this morning and it was absolutely brilliant. Really well run, lovely staff would definitely recommend. Can't wait for next week!

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10 June 2019

Toby has just passed his puppy foundation. The school has helped us so much with his training at home and when out in public areas. I would highly recommend the school to anyone wanting tips, advice and training techniques for their puppy. I am a first time dog owner and this has definitely helped me. On to the bronze level! More...

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2 June 2019

I would thoroughly recommend Lee Valley Dog Training School! Myself & my pup Bryn have been coming to lessons for about 2 months now, and in just that short space of time he’s grown from a nervous puppy not letting anyone touch him from a confident RELAXED pup. I could not thank them enough. I was so anxious to start puppy school but they made me feel very welcome & Bryn looks forward to his lessons each week! More...

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20 May 2019

if you want to be part of a very personal and experienced dog training school than Winston and Charmaine are the guys to go to their settings up is not only got that personal touch but very professional there for dog and handlers with advice and support at any time not just during dog school times. with a range of classes and activities to progress onto you dont need to go anywhere else looking forward to trying g some agility thanks guys for everything. More...

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12 May 2019

charmaine and Winston are amazing, been going with our dog since he was a pup and they're classes ,advice and service is first class !

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30 April 2019

Great for you and the pup, great advice received - still working on it !

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8 April 2019

Amazing training sessions, excellent teacher and now a well trained puppy

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13 March 2019

Amazing puppy school, very welcoming!

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13 March 2019

Fantastic Has my stubborn puppy wrapped round his finger Very friendly couple ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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9 March 2019

Amazing training school. would definitely recommend. Winston and Charmaine are great. My 14 year old daughter did all the training and they mad her feel at ease and confident. Thank you.

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23 February 2019

Love this training group....Luna gets excited when she realises where she’s going! Charmaine is so welcoming and it’s very clear Winston has a natural empathy with dogs. Every session come rain or shine, he is enthusiastic and clearly demonstrates how to get the best from our dogs whilst making it fun for them (and us!) Will be staying to continue improving my dog parenting skills for as long as they will have us. More...

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20 February 2019

Couldn’t recommend Winston more - clearly has an affinity with dogs and will not give up until he gets them to do what is being taught. Always up for answering any questions of things you may be struggling with at home because having a puppy is not always easy!!!! More...

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15 February 2019

Fantastic and friendly dog training school for dogs and owners! Winston's knowledge and calm nature are wonderful. I love the morning lesson times in the outdoors as that's when our dog is excitable the most.

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13 February 2019

We recently started classes after a desperate call to Charmaine about our Chocolate Labrador who was becoming impossible to walk as she pulls and barks at everything. Winston asked us what we wanted to get out of the classes and we said just to have a pleasant dog to walk, within minutes he had showed us how to correct her and she walked lovely on a long loose lead! The classes are great and everyone is really friendly! We love going on a Sunday morning. Thanks Winston & Charmaine from The Gibbons Family & Darcy (the beautifully walking chocolate Labrador) Xx More...

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9 February 2019

I've attended other training schools in the past, this class is best by far, as well as general obedience training, the trainer always has time 2 give advice with any problems when needed. Highly recommend it, the dogs enjoy it just as the owners do. Safe & fun, natural enviroment to teach your dog. More...

9 February 2019

great training school, good advice given whenever needed, friendly & natural enviroment. the dogs enjoy it just as the owners do too. Winston has a fantastic enthusiasm about his job & with all the dogs. Charmaine makes a lovely cup of tea . Thank you. More...

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8 February 2019

Jus had a 121 wit winston n he’s taught us so much n ow dogs were so different immediately winston is so unbelievably amazin he truly is a dog whisperer I can’t rate him enuf thanx so much winston ow dogs were out of control n uv taught us ow to change tht thank soooo much

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6 February 2019

Winston (or the dog whisperer as we call him) is not only one of the nicest men you'll meet he is also an amazing dog trainer. Our Labrador Luther trained with LVDTS for a year and he is such a wonderful well behaved dog now. We had a few home visits and weekly sessions. My whole family enjoyed attending the fun friendly sessions, having a cuppa and a biscuit or 2 :) Winston was always supportive when we had any issues and they were always quickly resolved with his advice and some perseverance. It is not easy training a dog (though Winston makes it look like it is!) but you will gain all the knowledge and skills needed to do so if you are willing to put the work in. I cannot recommend LVDTS highly enough... More...

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5 February 2019

Had a house visit today for Jazz, she normally pulls me along when we go out for a walk but after 5 minutes, she was walking alongside me beautifully. Very impressed, I now have one sleepy puppy! More...

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5 February 2019

Had a 1-2-1 training session with Winston today, and we are already seeing a remarkable improvement in our dog’s behaviour when meeting other dogs! ! Winston’s advice is so clear and effective. But what my family and I particularly liked was his happy friendly nature! Thanks very much LVDTS. Looking forward to joining your training classes on Sat & Sun mornings. More...

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2 January 2019

Winston was a great help to Cookie and I Cookie is a very excitable cockatoo and his advice was very helpful and useful. Would recommend his training school to anyone. More...

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26 December 2018

Such a friendly dog training school. Charmaine is lovely and always warms you up with a cuppa and Winston is like a dog whisperer. Never say your dog ‘won’t do that’ as within seconds he’ll be training them to do exactly what you say they can’t do. His methods are simple and effective - the perfect combination. Our dog Belle has improved so much since following his advice. Winston is so passionate and patient about dog training and this is so evident when he demonstrates using his own dogs - so clever. Thank you so much guys! I thoroughly recommend Lee Valley Dog Training School. More...

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11 December 2018

Winston and Charmaine are a great team. Lovely atmosphere, so friendly and Winston really has such a great way with the dogs (and owners! ). Good knowledge and great tips for good dog control. We thoroughly enjoy coming to class and Bru is doing great. Thank you, Heidi, Emma, Michael, Connor, Bru More...

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21 November 2018

Lee valley training school is one of the best training classes we have attended. Winston was so knowledgeable and patient with us and Rory. We are much more confident with Rory’s recall and will continue to work towards our bronze award now Rory successfully passed his puppy foundation course. Charmaine and Winston made us feel so welcome from the very first class and Charmaine keeps us warm each week with the hot teas and coffees to keep us going. I would highly recommend this training school for any new dog owners More...

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18 November 2018

This family run school is absolutely amazing “Winston is a fantastic and very knowledgeable dog trainer. I really appreciated his positive, rewards-based approach and he had some great advice for us regarding additional training tools for Lila in order for her to for full her purpose as an assistant dog. Winston is easy to talk to and welcomes questions. He is a great resource for us, including dog walker/boarding Lila when I was unable too. The training section has also provided us with so much more then you would have asked for, it has connected us with other dog owners in our area and we now have a regular walking buddy. More...

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16 October 2018

This is a family run school who make you feel welcome right from the start. They are so encouraging and Winston is like a dog whisperer! He is amazing with the dogs. Really relaxed atmosphere, felt completely comfortable to ask questions, however daft! Brilliant dog training school. More...

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14 October 2018

This is a brilliant training school. I’ve been taking my German Shepherd puppy since he could go out and he’s progressed so much thanks to Winston. Winston adapts the classes to meet the needs of all the individual dogs and gives confidence to the owners as well as getting the best out of the dogs. There is a lovely relaxed family atmosphere and would highly recommend these classes. We recently asked Winston to help us with an issue we had with Teddy barking at visitors, so we had a 1-1 visit. By the end of the session we had results!!! Winston gave us a way forward with something that had been a big concern for us. Just fantastic!!!! More...

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13 October 2018

Love taking the kids and dog to puppy school. Great friendly family atmosphere and Winston is a genius with dogs.

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12 October 2018

We’ve been attending puppy training since our Labradoodle pup, Roxi, was allowed out. She’s 6 months now and she’s very good and still learning. She really enjoys the classes with Winston who is fantastic with her and all the other dogs of all shapes and sizes. We chop and change day and time to suit our weekend arrangements which allows Roxi to meet lots of different dogs. I highly recommend. More...

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26 August 2018

Zeus had a great week boarding with Lee Valley Dog Training School. He is a head strong 8 month old German Shepherd and Winston has done wonders in a week. He is walking well on a lead and his recall has improved Immensely. We would definitely recommend Lee Valley Dog Training School to anyone. Thank you Winston, we will definitely board Zeus with you in the future. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Judy and Andy More...

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31 July 2018

All I can say is Fantastic, Amazing, Fun, Friendly Team. Our puppy Geroge has enjoyed every session just as much as we all have. George learnt so much so quickly. Winston is so upbeat and always positive which helps the class have fun. Loved the fact that children can be fully involved. We would highly recommend you guys. Maisie age 6 said " my favourite part of training was doing recalls with George " Faye age 4 said " I loved having a cake yummy" Thanks again guys More...

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30 July 2018

Winston is such a pleasure to train with, His level of knowledge and understanding on training is mind blowing. We're still in training and my bitch is progressing very fast and we look forward to every session.

Highly recommend.


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30 July 2018

Beau is a very excitable pup, which could be the under statement of the year. Winston has been fantastic at teaching us how to calm and train him. We've just passed puppy foundation which seemed impossible, just a few week ago. Winston is always happy to offer help and advise on issues at home, such as the door bell and jumping up. We are looking forward to Beau (and the family) getting better week on week � More...

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23 July 2018

A big thank you to Lea Valley Dog Training School! Such an excellent service, I would recommend this service to any dog owner and our company dog handler would definitely be using you again! 5*

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23 July 2018

Professional but with a personal touch, these people not only know what they are talking about they really care! Highly recommend!

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23 July 2018

Top trainer highly recommend . If I lived closer I would be there 100%.

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23 July 2018

I have to say, genuine, dedicated and professional. The service is always 1st class and comes with the dog and owners best interest at heart. Plenty of tools in the box to find solutions to problems. Well recommended! More...

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