Pooch & Friends

Dog Walking, Animal Training, and Pet care Specialists
West Lothian

Over 20 years of professional experience in animal industry.

Events


  • £70
  • 24/08/2020 07:00 PM
  • Armadale, Bathgate, UK

Fully outdoor, 6 week, 6 hours course, for dogs and their owners. Covering basic skills: sit, down, stay, walking nicely on the lead, recall, drop, emergency stop. All using science based, positive teaching methods ;)

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  • £70
  • 24/08/2020 06:00 PM
  • Armadale, Bathgate, UK

Fully outdoor, 6 week course, for puppies and their owners. Covering all the things puppy - toilet training, chewing, crate training, to name a few. Basic skills: sit, down, stay, walking nicely on the lead, recall, taking things from the puppy, and of course socialising: talking you through all the different things you could make your dog accustomed to, for a life of success. All using science based, positive teaching methods. 6 weeks only £70.

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  • £70
  • 04/08/2020 07:00 PM
  • Armadale, Bathgate, UK

Fully outdoor, 6 week, 6 hours course, for dogs and their owners. Covering basic skills: sit, down, stay, walking nicely on the lead, recall, drop, emergency stop. All using science based, positive teaching methods ;)

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  • £70
  • 04/08/2020 06:00 PM
  • Armadale, Bathgate, UK

Fully outdoor, 6 week course, for puppies and their owners. Covering all the things puppy - toilet training, chewing, crate training, to name a few. Basic skills: sit, down, stay, walking nicely on the lead, recall, taking things from the puppy, and of course socialising: talking you through all the different things you could make your dog accustomed to, for a life of success. All using science based, positive teaching methods. 6 weeks only £70.

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  • 13/07/2020 07:00 PM
  • Armadale, Bathgate, UK

Fully outdoor, 6 week course, for puppies and their owners. Covering all the things puppy - toilet training, chewing, crate training, to name a few. Basic skills: sit, down, stay, walking nicely on the lead, recall, taking things from the puppy, and of course socialising: talking you through all the different things you could make your dog accustomed to, for a life of success. All using science based, positive teaching methods.

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  • £70
  • 13/07/2020 06:00 PM
  • Armadale, Bathgate, UK

Fully outdoor, 6 week course, for puppies and their owners. Covering all the things puppy - toilet training, chewing, crate training, to name a few. Basic skills: sit, down, stay, walking nicely on the lead, recall, taking things from the puppy, and of course socialising: talking you through all the different things you could make your dog accustomed to, for a life of success. All using science based, positive teaching methods. 6 weeks only £70.

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  • 29/03/2020 12:00 AM
  • Armadale Community Centre 7 North St, Armadale, Bathgate EH48 3QB, UK

Want to know more about the popular and innovative oral care Emmi-Pet toothbrush? Want to learn about how it can benefit our own and customers pets? Want to add this service to your dog grooming / pet care business? Well this is the day for you! Objectives: Oral Health Plaque & Tartar Ultrasound About the Emmi-Pet Using the Emmi-Pet Business Model / Marketing the Service Demonstration including hands on with demo dogs Ordering the Kit & Marketing Materials Certificate upon completion of the day. Don’t miss this chance to learn all about the Emmi-Pet! Trainer: Asia Byars Date: SUN 29th of March 2020 Time: 12.00 VENUE: Armadale Community Centre Price: £40 per person - non-refundable & payment via bank transfer. LIGHT REFRESHMENTS INCLUDED. (TEA/COFFEE). Please contact me directly book your place. We will also have a few spaces for you to bring your dog to practice on. These will be limited and on a first come, first served basis. Please make sure that you dog is happy in crowds and with other dogs and is not likely to become anxious or bored. **EMMI PET KITS/SUPPLIES WILL BE AVAILABLE OT ORDER/PURCHASE ON THE DAY! **

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  • 21/03/2020 11:00 AM
  • Armadale Community Education Centre

Introduction to Positive Reinforcement Training for anyone interested in the theory behind the most kind and most effective animal training techniques. I believe in giving the animal owners the `tools` - understanding and strategies to deal with any challenges, as well as the solutions, hence we decided to make this workshop widely available. Tickets are £10 and can be booked via our Facebook page. This is HUMANS ONLY event. This event is part of our Hello, Puppy! and First Steps course, so for anyone who attends, and decides to book the whole block in the future, we will deduct price of the ticket from the course price.

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  • 21/03/2020 11:00 AM
  • Armadale Community Education Centre

"First Steps" is a 8 week course, aimed at dogs from 5 months old, onward. Whether it is your or your dog`s First Steps in training, we will make sure both of you learn lots, while having fun! We will also be there to answer any questions you may have. The first class is for humans only. We will discuss the basics of training, clicker training, and learning theory, to equip you with knowledge, that will help you and your dog through life. During classes we will practice necessary life skills, such as recall, walking on a lead, handling for grooming and vet visits, and more. The last two classes will be held outdoors, so we can put our skills to the test in a real world environment. Classes are run by Asia, the Institute of Modern Dog Trainers instructor, and are based on positive methods, scientifically proven to be successful. Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any enquiries! 🙂 £90 for 8 weeks block. There will be no class held on the 4th of April."First Steps" is a 8 week course, aimed at dogs from 5 months old, onward. Whether it is your or your dog`s First Steps in training, we will make sure both of you learn lots, while having fun! We will also be there to answer any questions you may have. The first class is for humans only. We will discuss the basics of training, clicker training, and learning theory, to equip you with knowledge, that will help you and your dog through life. During classes we will practice necessary life skills, such as recall, walking on a lead, handling for grooming and vet visits, and more. The last two classes will be held outdoors, so we can put our skills to the test in a real world environment. Classes are run by Asia, the Institute of Modern Dog Trainers instructor, and are based on positive methods, scientifically proven to be successful. Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any enquiries! 🙂 £90 for 8 weeks block. There will be no class held on the 4th of April.

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  • 21/03/2020 10:00 AM
  • Armadale Community Education Centre

"Hello, Puppy!" is a 5 week course for puppies up to 5 months of age at the starting date. We will cover main puppy problems (chewing, jumping, nipping), exercising your puppy, socialisation, basic life skills and confidence building. All that while having fun! We will also be there to answer any questions you may have. The first week is a 2 in 1 event, starting with a puppy play group at 10, and a theory class for humans at 11. From then, for the following four weeks we will meet at 10 for roughly an hour. Classes are run by Asia, the Institute of Modern Dog Trainers instructor, and are based on positive methods, scientifically proven to be successful. Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any enquiries! 🙂 The block cost is £70. There's an option of additional classes on a rolling basis. If you were to late to start on the 21st but still would like to join, please drop me a message.

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  • £20
  • 08/02/2020 12:45 PM
  • Armadale Community Education Centre

Make new toys for your pet and learn fun ways of keeping them entertained. We will talk about ways to enrich your pets' lives, ways to spend, and provide quality time for them, build their confidence, prevent & reduce unwanted behaviours, and provide mental stimulation. Whether you have a dog, a cat, rabbit, Guinea pig, or parrots - we'll get you covered 😊🐕🐈🐹🐀🐇🐓 All that, followed by making two toys for your beloved pet . No skills needed and all ages welcome! For only £20 you'll get a certificate of attendance, all the materials needed to make two toys for you to take home, and you get to spend time in great company of like minded people. Assistants from the same household come free (you'll just share the toys and certificate )😉 Contact us today to book your space! 🐾

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  • £90
  • 25/01/2020 11:15 AM - 29/02/2020 12:15 PM
  • Armadale Community Education Centre

"First Steps" is a 8 week course, aimed at dogs from 6 months old, onwards. Whether it is your or your dog`s First Steps in training, we will make sure both of you learn lots, while having fun! We will also be there to answer any questions you may have. The first class is for humans only. We will discuss the basics of training, clicker training, and learning theory, to equip you with knowledge, that will help you and your dog through life. During classes we will practice necessary life skills, such as recall, walking on a lead, handling for grooming and vet visits, and much more. The last two classes will be held outdoors, so we can put our skills to the test in a real world environment. Classes are run by Asia, the Institute of Modern Dog Trainers instructor, and are based on positive methods, scientifically proven to be successful. Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any enquiries! 🙂

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  • £70
  • 25/01/2020 10:00 AM - 29/02/2020 11:00 AM
  • Armadale Community Education Centre

"Hello, Puppy!" is a 6 week course for puppies up to 21 weeks of age at the starting date. We will cover main puppy problems (chewing, jumping, nipping), exercising your puppy, socialisation, basic life skills and confidence building. All that while having fun! We will also be there to answer any questions you may have. Classes are run by Asia, the Institute of Modern Dog Trainers instructor, and are based on positive methods, scientifically proven to be successful. Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any enquiries! 🙂

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  • £10
  • 08/01/2020 07:30 PM
  • Armadale, Bathgate, UK

Introduction to Positive Reinforcement Training for anyone interested in the theory behind the most kind and most effective animal training techniques. I believe in giving the animal owners the `tools` - understanding and strategies to deal with any challenges, as well as the solutions, hence we decided to make this workshop widely available. Tickets are £10 and can be booked via our Facebook page. This is HUMANS ONLY event. This event is part of out First Steps course, so for anyone who attends, and decides to book the whole block in the future, we will deduct price of the ticket from the course price.

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  • £90
  • 08/01/2020 07:30 PM - 26/02/2020 07:30 PM
  • Armadale Community Education Centre

"First Steps" is a 8 week course, aimed at dogs from 6 months old, onwards. Whether it is your or your dog`s First Steps in training, we will make sure both of you learn lots, while having fun! We will also be there to answer any questions you may have. The first class is for humans only. We will discuss the basics of training, clicker training, and learning theory, to equip you with knowledge, that will help you and your dog through life. During classes we will practice necessary life skills, such as recall, walking on a lead, handling for grooming and vet visits, and much more. The last two classes will be held outdoors, so we can put our skills to the test in a real world environment. Classes are run by Asia, the Institute of Modern Dog Trainers instructor, and are based on positive methods, scientifically proven to be successful. Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any enquiries! 🙂

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  • £70
  • 08/01/2020 06:15 PM - 12/02/2020 07:15 PM
  • Armadale Community Education Centre

"Hello, Puppy!" is a 6 week course for puppies up to 21 weeks of age at the starting date. We will cover main puppy problems (chewing, jumping, nipping), exercising your puppy, socialisation, basic life skills and confidence building. All that while having fun! We will also be there to answer any questions you may have. Classes are run by Asia, the Institute of Modern Dog Trainers instructor, and are based on positive methods, scientifically proven to be successful. Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any enquiries! 🙂

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  • 31/12/2019 12:00 AM
  • Blaeberry Woodland, East Whitburn

Social walk for everyone! As many of you know, conservation is something very close to our hearts. WWF are raising funds by giving people the opportunity to organise their own BIG WINTER WANDER and raise the funds for this very important work https://www.wwf.org.uk/events/winter-wander We decided to jump at this opportunity and join in. But of course, there is no fun without the dogs! So please bring your dogs, kids, family and friends, and let`s have some fun, walking around in nature, eating mince pies, and playing games with our doggies!!! :) We will walk through the tracks of Blaeberry Woods, starting by the Copart. Any funds raised will be donated to WWF :)

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  • 26/12/2019 12:00 AM
  • Blaeberry Woodland, East Whitburn

Social walk for everyone! As many of you know, conservation is something very close to our hearts. WWF are raising funds by giving people the opportunity to organise their own BIG WINTER WANDER and raise the funds for this very important work https://www.wwf.org.uk/events/winter-wander We decided to jump at this opportunity and join in. But of course, there is no fun without the dogs! So please bring your dogs, kids, family and friends, and let`s have some fun, walking around in nature, eating mince pies, and playing games with our doggies!!! :) We will walk through the tracks of Blaeberry Woods, starting by the Copart. Any funds raised will be donated to WWF :)

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  • £20
  • 30/11/2019 11:00 AM
  • Armadale Community Education Centre

Make new toys for your pet and learn fun ways of keeping them entertained, just in time for Christmas! 🎅 We will talk about ways to enrich your pets' lives, ways to spend, and provide quality time for them, build their confidence, prevent & reduce unwanted behaviours, and provide mental stimulation. Whether you have a dog, a cat, rabbit, Guinea pig, or parrots - we'll get you covered 😊🐕🐈🐹🐀🐇🐓 All that, followed by making two toys for your beloved pet . No skills needed and all ages welcome! For only £20 you'll get a certificate of attendance, all the materials needed to make two toys for you to take home, and you get to spend time in great company of like minded people. Assistants from the same household come free (you'll just share the toys and certificate )😉 Contact us today to book your space! 🐾

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