A Positive Future Starts Here

"Just completed Matt’s 6 week puppy class and would definitely recommend for any new puppy parents"

"Just completed 6 week beginners course. Enjoyed meeting in person at Prested Hall and this week on zoom! Matt is knowledgable, friendly and makes it fun! We’ve covered so much in 6 weeks. Now just got to keep up with the practice! Thanks Matt!"



Classes are held outside, in the beautiful grounds of Prested Hall country house hotel (Feering) creating some great natural distractions, and indoors at my training ground between Kelvedon & Silver End and at Witham Rugby Club

Small classes (max 5) enable lots of individual coaching and guidance.

Young Puppy £82.50 (under 4 months old at start of course. must be vaccinated) - 45 minute sessions to focus on the right start to life for your puppy, during this critical period. Common issues  will be discussed, such as mouthing and toilet training. 6 week course.

6.15pm Wednesday - Witham Rugby Club (indoors)

Puppy £85 (under 6 months old at start of course) - 1 hour sessions to work on general life skills and coach you as the guardian,  with a positive, scientific and professional approach. 6 week course.

Saturday at 8.30am - Prested Hall (outside)

Friday at 9.30am - Prested Hall (outside)

Tuesday at 6.00pm - Training Ground (Indoors between Silver End and Kelvedon)

Beginner £85 (over 6 months old at start of course) - 1 hour outside sessions to work on general life skills and coach you as the guardian,  with a positive, scientific and professional approach. For those slightly later to the world of training, or have completed the Young Puppy course. 6 week course.

Saturday 9.45am - Prested Hall 

Thursday 1.00pm - Prested Hall

1 hour classes are generally 45-50 mins practical, allowing some time for general coaching and Q&A. Purchased as a 6 week block (Fixed start and end dates)

Improver Class £45 (for those that have completed a puppy or beginner class)

Continue your learning at Prested Hall and maybe aim to achieve The IMDT Partnership Grade Awards, levels 1 & 2. You will learn new skills, build on what you learned on your previous course, and take them to the next level. 4 week course.

Saturday at 11.00am (up to 6 dogs) - Prested Hall

Purchased as a 4 week block (Fixed start and end dates)

Please note: Classes will run come rain or shine, however if heavy rain or wind is forecast, I may move the session on to Zoom, or postpone one week. Zoom is highly effective and will prevent small puppies from exposure. On hot days, we will work in the shade if possible.


Training sessions and advice. Tailored to meet your needs. This can be at your home, at my training venue between Silver End & Kelvedon, or online via Zoom

  • Puppy Training. Coaching you in the fundamentals, providing the basis for future training, forms of play, enrichment, socialisation and making sure you all start on the right path​​

From £120 for 3 sessions

  • Dog training. Help you with issues you may still be facing. e.g. loose lead walking​

From £45 a session or £125 for 3 sessions

Behavioural Issues

I will support you as a carer for your dog, and provide you with the knowledge and guidance to help your pet through the issues he is experiencing.

Each consultation is treated on an individual basis. In the first instance please contact me.

From £85