What’s special about dogs actfully?

We are a friendly, active dog club based in Combeinteignhead (between Shaldon and Newton Abbot). We offer fun Agility,"PAWLates"/ "Fit Paws" activity classes and Practical Obedience classes as well as 1:1 Training sessions. Training is FUN, tailored to you and your dogs, based on positive reward methods and behavioural understanding. In addition to professionally run classes, members can initiate activities such as dog walks, meet-ups and help organise events like seminars and workshops.

Come and join us!

if you want

  • Your Dog to be more responsive and focused
  • Your Dog to enjoy an activity they love
  • Your Dog to be fulfilled and confident

We would love to hear from you.

Our contact information is at the bottom of the page.

where and when

We will try to group people with similar needs and availability. Please message us or call us and we will try to work it out with you

Currently we have the following Group Classes:-

AGILITY - Hearn Field - in Combeinteignhead, Near Shaldon - TQ12 4RR

  • Thursdays afternoon and evening.
  • Puppy and Young Dog Practical Obedience - Combeinteignhead Village Hall - Combeinteignhead - TQ12 4RG

  • Monday Evening and some Friday courses
  • AGILITY - Stokeinteignhead

  • - additional groups and One-to-One Lessons
  • options available

    • Agility - beginner to competition
    • Agility - non-competitive fun agility exercise class
    • "PAWLates"/"Fit Paws"-activity class enhancing strength, flexibility, balance and confidence.
    • Practical Obedience Training - Kennel Club Good Citizen Scheme - positive, fun, reward based, building better teamwork
    • 1:1 Individual Support – personally tailored coaching
    • Seminars - priority booking for club members
    Detailed Class descriptions in PDF file below.

    Please join our facebook group for up to date information on classes or call us for more information

    to join the club

    Annual Club Membership £12 runs 1st October to 1st October (reduced to £8 joining from 1st February onwards and £4 joining 1st June onwards)

    Download forms and information below:

    to enrol in a class

    Classes are roughly 50 minutes will run in 6 week blocks with typically 4-6 dogs.

    Text or Call us on O7958 O1O 4O1 to agree which class you want to join as this will depend on availability. Pay for your class via bank transfer, cash or cheque.

    First class is £60 for 6 weeks and £48 for each subsequent block. Payment must be received before joining a classes. Private lessons and semi-private options may also be available.

    Please visit our facebook group page for more regular updates on classes, venues and other activities and join to add posts or message us and help make this a club you love to be in!

    about us

    The Short: Canine Coach Lesley has over 20 years experience of Dog Training, solid qualifications and a passion to improve life for dogs and their people.

    The Long: Lesley’s dog training career started as an Assistant Instructor at a well established dog club in Buckinghamshire. After progressing to Senior Instructor Lesley launched her own Dog School – Dog Angels - in 2003,
    before relocating to the USA with her husband Peter (and their three border collies) in 2009 and returning (with four dogs - oops) to settle in Torbay in 2016.

    Lesley is:

    • Agility Club Accredited instructor 1999 (that’s the last Century!)
    • BIPDT 1st Grade 2003;
    • KCAI (Ag) 2007;
    • PDTI Advanced Companion Dog Training 2008;
    • KCAI (CD) 2009;
    • American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen Evaluator 2012;
    • PDTI Assessor 2015.
    • COAPE Advanced Diploma (Level 3) 2007
    • Level 5 University College Diploma in Canine Training and Behaviour Management 2012.

    Peter is a stalwart doggy ‘Dad’, staunch supporter, admin guru, dog walker and truly expert poop picker upper ;-D He is happy to help answer your questions and provide practical support.


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    telephone: O7958 O1O 4O1

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