Allsorts Dog Training

Classes - Clanfield & Waterlooville

Real life dog training for building confident partnerships

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About Allsorts Dog Training

Allsorts Dog Training are committed to provide real life dog training for building confident partnerships

Allsorts Dog Training have classes and workshops outside at our beautiful field on the South Downs near Clanfield on Saturday & Sunday mornings and indoor classes at Springwood Community Centre, Waterlooville on Tuesday evenings

All our classes are tailored to the individual partnerships and only use gentle force-free methods following the Institute of Modern Dog Trainers (IMDT) and the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT)  codes of ethics.

We have weekly classes to suit all ages, breed, personalities and individual needs including dogs that find traditional class environments stressful.

The secure field is in a lovely location 5 minutes from the centre of Clanfield at Hyden Farm, Hyden Farm Lane with parking and is large so dogs that require extra space have plenty to choose from.
Classes at this location include:
9am Back 2 Basics - for dogs over 5 months that may require refresher training or have been re-homed with little or no training history
10am Active Juniors - for dogs 5 - 9 months
11am Active Adults - for dogs over 9 months
12pm Active Puppies - for puppies from 12 - 20 weeks after 2nd vaccination.
All breeds of dogs are welcome to attend theses classes but they include exercises and activities for the more active or working breeds or for owners that have active lives which they would like their dogs to enjoy too or are may be thinking of trying dog sports or activities.
9am - Back 2 Basics - for dogs over 5 months that may require refresher training or have been re-homed with little or no training history
10am - Beginners Hoopers for all dogs to learn the fun new dogs sport which is suitable for all ages and breeds as there is no jumping, climbing or sharp turning.
11am - Improvers Hoopers for dog that have reached the level in the beginners class and wish to improve.
12pm - Active Juniors - for dogs 5 - 9 months

There are also monthly
Space Needed  Sessions - for dogs that have stress related or anxiety issues around other dogs.
Puppy Social - puppy exercise session for puppies from after their 2nd vaccination to 6 months,

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Springwood Community Centre, Springwood Avenue, Waterlooville on Tuesday evening we are in the smaller hall which is suitable for small breed dogs
6pm - Puppy Foundations & Confidence - for puppies from 8 - 20 weeks after 1st vaccination.
7pm - Young Dog Skills for Real Life - for dogs 5 - 9 months

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The classes run as rolling 8 consecutive week blocks so dogs can join when there is room on the class (missed classes will not be carried forward)

Home 1-2-1 personal training sessions and packages are available in Clanfield, Horndean, Waterlooville, Havant, Droxford, Hambledon. Wickham, Drayton, Farlington, Cosham, Emsworth, Portsmouth, Southsea and surrounding areas for further information see our personal training page


Outdoor Classes

Saturday & Sunday morning 9am - 1pm held at our beautiful secure field on the South Downs 5 minutes from Clanfield at Hyden Farm, Hyden Farm Lane with countryside, wildlife & livestock distractions. The classes run as rolling 8 consecutive week blocks so dogs can join when there is room on the class (missed classes will not be carried forward)

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Indoor Classes

Tuesday evening classes at Community Centre, Springwood Avenue, Waterlooville in the smaller hall which is suitable for small breed dogs. The classes run as rolling 8 consecutive week blocks so dogs can join when there is room on the class (missed classes will not be carried forward)

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Springwood Community Centre, Waterlooville

  • 6pm - Puppy Foundations & Confidence - for puppies from 8 - 20
  • 7pm - Young Dog Skills for Real Life - for small breed dogs 5 - 9 months

Hyden Farm, Clanfield

  • Saturday
  • 9am Back 2 Basics - for dogs over 5 months
  • 10am Active Juniors - for dogs 5 - 9 months
  • 11am Active Adults - for dogs over 9 months
  • 12pm Active Puppies - for puppies from 12 - 20 weeks
  • Sunday
  • 9am - Back 2 Basics - for dogs over 5 months
  • 10am - Beginners Hoopers
  • 11am - Improvers Hoopers
  • 12pm Active Juniors - for dogs 5 - 9 months

Workshops, Hyden Farm

  • Space Needed - dogs over 5 months
  • Puppy Social - after 2nd vaccination to 6 months
  • Loose Lead Walking - all dogs & puppies
  • Recall - all dogs and puppies

Online Classes, Courses & Workshops

  • £15.00
  • 30.12.2020. 11:59
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5 day online workshop to help you crack loose lead walking Book now to start

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  • £35.00
  • 30.12.2020. 23:59
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4 week Online Puppy Course - including basic puppy skills, bonding & activities Book now to start

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  • £35.00
  • 30.12.2020. 23:59
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4 week Bonding & Relationship Course - for dogs of all ages including games & fun activities for you and your dog Book now to start

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About Gill

Gill Gallagher - IMDT, APDT 01433


I am qualified and accredited member of the Institute of Modern Dog Trainers (IMDT) on the Principles of Dog Training & Behaviour with the OCN following their Code of Ethics. In 2018. I am a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers membership number 01433, a Dog Training College Approved Instructor and an accredited Instructor for Canine Hoopers UK (CHUK). I am also Platinum Member of the Pet Professional Network and a member of the International Companion Animal Network (ICAN).

Contact Us

  • Hyden Farm Lane, Hambledon, Waterlooville, UK
  • Turn at Bat & Ball Pub follow the lane for approx 1/2 mile the farm is on the left we use the final gate before the large barn. Also Tuesday evening Springwood Community Centre, Springwood Avenue Waterlooville PO7 8BJ


Jane & Rio:

Had our first training session on Sunday and what a difference in Rio already. Gill taught us as well as him on how to react to things around us and to watch him and let him tell us if he is nervous Looking forward to next week . Highly recommended.

Helen, Andy, Meggie & Baxter:

Gill is patient and encouraging. The sessions really help to build trust between dog and owner. We have learnt strategies to help with various behaviours in a positive way. Thoroughly recommend.

Julia, Flappy and Blue:

Reactive Dog Training I have attended two courses with my 2 reactive dogs. Gill is very positive and has helped me have to confidence to recognise signals from my dogs and act accordingly. I have even started walking them again! And Flappy has made a new friend on our walks!!! Thank you

Tony & Bertie:

Very good for new owners Gill is very good at showing how new owners can spot the behaviours in dogs and overcome them to the benefit of both. By showing owners and explaining what the dogs are doing and why, you get invaluable tips on how to control and enjoy the dogs without worry. Bertie has loved the sessions and so have I, and both dog and owner have come on in leaps and bounds!

Jo & Ashe:

Great opportunity for my dog to meet farm animals in a controlled setting. Will be booking into the next one.

Angela & Theo:

Back to Basic's is just what Theo and I needed. Theo was an easily distracted dog when out and now he is a pleasure to walk. Great environment for lessons. Thank you Gill for the training and advise

Dee & Lyla:

Great to be around farm animals and be up close to the lambs. Lyla didn’t seem to be to bothered by them. Gill does take a slow and gentle approach so that dogs can process the environment they are in. Good afternoon. Thanks Gill.

Su & Usha:

Absolutely superb Had a fabulous first session with Gill. Usha had an absolutely brilliant time, she slept for hours after! Plenty of opportunities for her to learn, play and 'be' in a safe, controlled environment. We both learnt new skills ... and are already practising them at home. Gill explained everything really clearly which made everything so much easier to do! Thank you, really looking forward to the next session

Jo & Lottie:

Great Fun for Dogs We have been bringing Lottie our Jack Russell to Hoopers on Sunday mornings and she absolutely loves it. The trainers are brilliant and explain the exercises really clearly and make it fun for the dogs with plenty of opportunity to socialise too.

Claire, Ella & Minnie:

Hi Gill I hope you are ok and all your classes are going well. I just wanted to let you know how much I appreciated the classes you did for us and for all that you taught us – a big thank you! Ella and I did really enjoy the classes, especially the puppy socialisation ones. I feel they really helped Minnie get on with the other puppies and got her used to being around new dogs and experiences. I get lots of compliments about how well trained Minnie is, which makes me a very proud puppy mum! She is very obedient (on the whole!), sociable and keen to please. I do lots with her off the lead – she never goes far and comes back quickly if called. I believe that a lot of this is due to what you taught me and it gave me confidence with Minnie and her training. I love being out and about with her and she is now enjoying running off road with me, which is just great for us both! So a big thank you from all of us for your help and guidance (and a woof and a lick from Minnie!)

Hayley & Marble:

Hoopers We are on our second Hoopers course with Gill and really enjoying it. The lessons are lots of fun and our young dog Marble has become much more focussed and attentive. Would thoroughly recommend the sessions.

Karen & Roxie:

I initially met Gill when attending her Reactive Dog Classes as my Rottie could and was very reactive. Roxie and I learnt together in these classes, skills which would help me in helping her in situations she was not comfortable in. She is maturing into a very well mannered girl albeit can still have to odd moment but I am more aware of her body language. Thanks Gill :-) xx


  • 01.11.2019. 15:00

I have been on diets on and off all my adult life and I have lost lots of weight and then gained more. After attending the ClickerExpo Luminos conference last weekend and listening to the wonderful Dr Susan Friedman it has today occured to me that the reason s (apart from having no self control). The motivation most diets use are not conducive to long term behaviour change. I am no scientist like Dr Friedman so will explain this in my own way

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  • 22.10.2019. 14:12

Communication breakdowns don't just apply to human relationships it also occurs in dog/human relationships

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  • 01.10.2019. 15:18

Did you know dogs & bears are closely related? I didn't until a couple of weeks ago. I had the privilege of spending some time in the Canadian Northern Rain forest with Grizzly Bears and some very knowledgeable guides. All my observations were taken from a boat and the bears had the whole forest to disappear into if and when they wanted but they chose to carry on doing their thing knowing we posed no threat to them.

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Terms & Conditions

  • Payment in full is required for each dog and the place will not be confirmed until this has been received the best way of doing this and confirming your space at the time of booking is through the booking website If this isn’t possible please let Gill know immediately and you can you make the payment via bank transfer to Sort Code 30-99-20 Account Number 27756668. Paypal to or via card by phoning 07595 217299.
  • The classes run as rolling 8 consecutive week blocks so dogs can join when there is room on the class (missed classes will be forfeited). If any class is cancelled by Allsorts Dog Training for trainer illness or the ground or building is unsafe your block will be extended for a week.
  • Please ensure you arrive in plenty of time for you class to avoid any disruption and distracting dogs already working (please don’t panic if you are late just wait at the door/gate until the current exercise is finished). If there is a class in progress before yours, please don’t wait in door or gateways so the previous class can leave the room/field and you can enter without incident
  • The Hyden Farm venue is 100% outside in a field so the workshop or classes will go ahead if wet unless the ground is dangerous for the dogs or handlers, therefore please wear suitable footwear & clothing. As this is a working farm there are pigs, sheep and other farm animals in neighbouring fields, so all dogs must be kept on leads on the farm. Please close all gates that are closed when you arrive behind you and park considerately as cars will be coming and going between classes and sessions.
  • All dog mess is to be collected and taken home at Hyden Farm (please check you haven’t left any poo bags outside your car before leaving) or put in the bin bags provided.Water will be available for the dogs.
  • Dogs must not attend class if it has had sickness or diarrhoea within 3 days of the class or within 3 weeks of symptoms of kennel cough or after being diagnosed with a contagious disease or as advised by a vet.Please shut doors at Springwood Community Centre behind you when you arrive.
  • Do not allow your dog off lead or long line unless specifically instructed to do so by the, the owner/handler is responsible for the behaviour, control & care of their dog during class and whilst on the premises.
  • Any Incidents between dogs must be reported to the trainer (if not seen) at the time of the incident and vet treatment if required sought as soon as possible.
  • Allsorts Dog Training cannot be held liable for loss or damage to property whilst on the property of Hyden Farm or Springwood Community Centre.
  • We welcome children to attend classes but they are the sole responsibility of the adult they are attending with and must not approach or touch other dogs or farm animals without asking the permission of its owner or the trainer with regards to farm animals. Children must remain seated or standing with guardian if not handling/training their own dog or eat during the class or offer food to other dogs.
  • If training is cancelled for any reason you will be notified by App, text or Facebook as early as possible.
  • Please do not smoke during classes inside Springwood Community Centre or outside on the farm.
  • Finally, we want you and your dog to have fun and if you have any issues with Allsorts Dog Training or any other dog or owner please let me know at the end of the class or as soon as possible afterward.
Your privacy and protection of yourself, dogs and your home
  • Any of the personal information we hold on file, is for Allsorts Dog Training records only. We do not pass any of your details to third parties of any kind and will only be used for passing information back to you. We comply with the strict laws following the new GDPR 2018. All files are destroyed after 7 years from the last time a service was used by you.
  • We may take photos and videos during training sessions for learning and advertising purposes. We will do our best to not include your face, unless agreed beforehand. If you object to photos/videos, please mark as such on the booking form
  • Allsorts Dog Training is covered by a full business insurance including public & employee liability. You have the right to view our policy at any given time.
  • Our insurance will only cover your dog and your home in the event of negligence by Allsorts Dog Training and only during the duration of the services. It is your responsibility to ensure your dog and home has adequate insurance.