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Standish Dog Trainer is owned and run by Jo Pay.
Jo has been training dogs and puppies for 18 years, running classes and working with pet owners on a 1-2-1 basis. Using kind, effective, fun training teaching life skills, socialising and solving problems across the North West.

Standish Dog Trainer is a Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme Listed Status Club , Jo Pay is the European Manager for  Victoria Stilwell Positively  and is also a full member of The Association of INTODogs. Jo is the only dog trainer in the UK to have achieved this.

At Standish Dog Trainer we can give you help with all aspects of training your dog, including housetraining, settling and being calm at home, loose lead walking, food manners, appropriate play, focus on owner & dealing with distractions on walks, off lead and recall training, chewing and skills like staying, waiting, leave and drop commands. .We can even give you advice and assistance when you are adding a new canine family member in our reassuring New Puppy Package.

We provide 1-2-1 dog training, puppy & dog training classes in Standish and in Wigan Centre  covering socialisation, companion dog skills and all basic obedience including loose lead walking, house training, settle, name game, recall, safe handling, appropriate play and much more. We also offer KC Rally , Puppy PartiesScent Work Classes, Trick Classes and Dog Agility. All of our classes now support the use of clickers and clicker training.

With gentle reward based training methods, consistency, patience and determination, there is no problem that we cannot help you with. We don’t use any gimmicks, we do use scientifically proven methods of dog training. Jo is a member of the Victoria Stilwell’s Positively network of trainers and is working towards accreditation with the Kennel Club. All members of the Standish Dog Trainer team are properly qualified and continue to expand their own qualifications.

Jo works with Wigan Council as the chosen dog trainer supporting the Responsible Dog Ownership Campaign. This campaign was launched in September 2013 following the tragic death of 14 year old  Jade Anderson in March of 2013. The team work with Jade’s family throughout the borough holding educational events, teaching the importance of responsible dog ownership from choosing a puppy, through training and living with a dog as part of the community.

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Covering an area including Standish, Shevington, Standish-Lower-Ground, Gathurst, Wigan, Orrell, Hindley, Hindley Green, Ince, Haigh, Aspull, Chorley, Charnock Richard, Adlington, Eccleston, Mawdesley, Croston, Parbold, Burscough, Scarisbrick, Rufford, Tarleton, Billinge, Mere Brow, Longton, Hutton, Penwortham, Preston, Bamber Bridge, Walton-Le-Dale, Higher Walton, Whitestake, Leyland, Whittle-Le-Woods, Euxton, Darwen, Bolton, Horwich, Eagley, Lostock, Great Lever, Westhoughton, Abram, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Lowton, Golborne, Newton-Le-Willows, Garswood, Lowton, Bickershaw, Up Holland, Roby Mill, Haydock, Leigh, Coppull, Eccleston, Wrightington, Parbold and Appley Bridge. NEW AREAS COVERED: Daisy Hill, Castle Hill, Bickershaw, Platt Bridge, Springview, Bryn and Bryn Gates, Golborne, Lowton, Winwick, Cultcheth, Pennington, Westleigh, Howe Bridge, Atherton, Hag Fold, Tyldesley, Astley, Farnworth, Walkden, Kearsley, Worsley, Glazebury, Croft, Clockface, Blackrod, Warrington.

Standish Dog Trainer is a Trading Style of Slipstream Solutions Ltd