Training & Behavioural Services


Taking the Lead offers a variety of training and behavioural services that are designed to help you take the lead in a stress-free, fun, and positive way.

Taking the Lead’s owner, experienced Dog Trainer and qualified Behaviourist Gill White, has over 30 years of experience in working closely with dogs and their owners, and has previously worked as a Dog Trainer and Behaviourist for the Dogs Trust. Gill will help you to get the most out of your relationship with your dog through group training classes, private training classes, and behavioural counselling.

Training classes

Taking the Lead runs regular training classes for dogs and owners of all ages and dispositions.

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Dog Walking Group

Regular group walks with friendly dogs, for further socialisation. Walks last 1 hour.

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Private training sessions

No time to attend group classes? Taking the Lead can offer you private, personalised training sessions for you and your dog at your own home. You can book these at a time and date that suits you.

Call Gill White on 01273 463554 or send an email to for more information.

Behavioural counselling

If your dog has more complex behavioural issues, Taking the Lead’s Gill White can help you get to the bottom of it. 

Call Gill White on 01273 463554 or send an email to for more information. Over 30 years experience, Behaviour Advisor at Dogs Trust for many years & Behaviour work for Wadars Rescue.  Only positive, stress free methods.