The Blog

Paws4Training > Blog

Foundation Obedience Clicker Training Classes

We are now offering a new obedience training course which is suitable for puppies and dogs who have not done any training with us.

We take pups from 6 months of age and dogs of any age.

We will teach …


We have had a busy year here at Paws 4 Training with our regular puppy, obedience and agility classes and offering new training sessions to our clients old and new.

We have had some unusual breeds join us for training …

Rally Obedience

Rally Obedience was introduced in the USA just over 10 years ago by Charles Kramer.
It’s still not particularly well known in some parts of the country.
A team, consisting of the handler and dog, complete a group of exercises …

Craig Ogilvie – Interactive Play Skills Workshop

Paws 4 Training are hosting Interactive play skills workshops with Craig Ogilvie


Using Interactive Play to create a unique and special experience to share
with your dog. Which can help with:

  • Improving your existing play
  • Working motivation

Training Workshops

We have put together some training workshops as we found that some clients are looking to progress on with their dogs training and as time in the week is limited and we are already focussing on various other classes we …

An Overview of 2016

As another year draws to a close it is time to look back on another great year here at Paws 4 Training. We had many new clients join our training classes with record numbers attending puppy classes in the summer …

Food Rewards – and why we use them

A lot of people who have had dogs for many years always question why do we use food as a reward for training dogs?

The statements I often get are:

  1. I’ve always trained this way for all the time I

Dog Fun Day 17th July 2016

We had a fantastic sunny day for our annual dog fun day this year.

We had a selection of stalls including Ali B Pet care services, National Search and Rescue Dog Association, With Love By H, Fleximed and Bee Natural …

Puppy Training

Puppy Training is a crucial part to your new additions life. It lays down the foundation for how it will learn to behave and cope in everyday life. This will include how it reacts to people, other dogs, traffic, objects …

An overview of 2015

2015 has been a very busy year at Paws 4 Training.

We have seen many puppies and dogs at our training centre. Many of the puppies who started their puppy life skills went on to successfully complete their bronze, silver …

Vehicle Travel and Dogs

It concerns me how many people are unaware of the safety of their pets whilst they are in the car.  I have seen many instances over the years where a dog has been sitting on either the front or the …

Raw Dog Food

Paws 4 Training are now stocking a selection of raw dog food.

Feeding raw is a very natural diet for your dog.

The benefits:

  • You have less waste to clear up
  • Your dog will have a very shiny coat
  • Their

The Importance of Positive Training

After the recent program on the BBC “6 Puppies and Us” I thought it would be a good idea to write about the importance of positive training highlighting what we can offer.

Judging by a lot of comments on social …

Christmas Shopping!

We have a number of items for sale on our online shop that will make ideal Christmas presents.

We have handmade treat bags which have a waterproof lining and are fully washable.  We have lots of different designs, bags all …

Buying Sibling Puppies

I have noticed recently an increase in clients/potential clients buying two puppies from the same litter. In theory this seems like a great idea at the time:

  1. The puppies will be company for each other whilst the owner is at

Winter Walking – Keeping your Dog’s Safe

With winter well and truly upon us after the clocks have now changed it is important to ensure that when you are walking your dogs near or on roads no matter how quiet or busy they are you and your …

Dog Fun Day – 21st September 2014

We had another great turnout and a successful day at our Dog Fun Day this Sunday.  We had a number of stalls selling things from food to plants to chocolates and cards.  Our raffle was a big success and we …

Dog Fun Day – 13th April 2014

We held our second Dog Fun Day on Sunday 13th April and what a success it was.  We had a beautiful sunny day.  A selection of great stalls selling a variety of different things.

We estimated there were approximately 250 …

NEW PUPPY LIFE SKILLS – Behaviour Based Training

Naomi, Paws 4 Training is now working alongside Sue Kewley, an Animal Behaviour Practitioner with over 25 years of experience in animal training and behaviour. Sue is a member of the APDT and holds an Advanced Diploma in the Practical …

Pencil Portraits by Marcus Legg

Are you looking for the perfect present for your animal loving friend or family member?  Look no further!  My friend Marcus is an extremely talented artist in Norwich.  He draws pencil portraits of pets from a picture and the results …

Early Fun Agility Classes

Are you looking for an activity for your children to do after school that involves a bit of exercise and also your dog?  Why not combine the two!  Instead of taking your dog for a walk to tire them out …

Socialisation and Habituation

Socialisation and habituation is the most important part of your puppy’s training.  It should start off when the puppies are still with their litter mates and mother in the home.  The breeder should start to get the puppies used to …

Dog Fun Day – 8th September 2013

What a fantastic day we had at our first dog fun day that was held at our Training Centre, Road Green Farm in Hempnall.  We were overwhelmed by the number of people and dogs that turned up for the day.  …

Open Farm Sunday – Results

We had a have-a-go agility and a fun dog show at Hunters Hall on Sunday.  Thank you to all my clients who came over to see us and took part in the demonstration.  It was great to see the dogs …

Pooch’s Hand-made Dog Biscuits Photo Shoot

A week ago I had the pleasure of taking Xena my Springer cross Cocker spaniel to the Norfolk Pet Photography Studio in Tunstead to be photographed by Phil Barnes and John Harris for Pooch’s Hand-made dog biscuits.

Xena was awesome …

Yellow Dog Project

Yellow dog UK

What Is Yellow Dog UK?

The Yellow Dog Project was created to bring awareness to dogs who need space while training, recovering from surgery, or being rehabilitated.

Yellow Dog – Some dogs need space

If you see a dog with …

Handmade Leads, Harnesses and Collars

Phone picthres 076 Phone picthres 079 Phone picthres 052 Phone picthres 051 Phone picthres 068 Phone picthres 067 Large double ended lead and 2 point harness

I have now started making leads collars and own design of harnesses.  The harnesses have been designed for practicality, ease of use and can be made to measure.  They can be made in a variety of colours and I can …

Our New Website

Paws 4 Training has had a makeover.  New Year new website.  We have made some changes and added new pages and now have lots of information about our classes including dates and times for each class with easy booking options.  …