OhMyDog!

OhMyDog! dog training classes

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Dates to note

  • Monday 4 March 2019*start date for the Advanced obedience course. In Dutch and English (combined).
  • Monday 18 March 2019*start date for the Monday Obedience for the family dog course. Dutch only.
  • Wednesday 27 March 2019*start date for the Wednesday Obedience for the family dog course. Choice of English or Dutch.
  • Monday 1 April 2019: *First day of our Fun class. Thereafter, open enrolment.
  • Monday 22 April 2019: Easter Monday. No lesson
  • Wednesday 29 May 2019: No access to training location. No lesson
  • Monday 10 June and Wednesday 12 June 2019: Whit Monday and No access to location, respectively. No lesson
  • Monday 8 July and Wednesday 10 July 2019: No access to training location. No lesson
  • Monday 15 July and Wednesday 17 July 2019: No access to training location. No lesson
  • Monday 22 & Wednesday 24 July 2019: No access to training location. No lesson

*OhMyDog! classes depends on good weather, so these dates are estimations. You will be informed of any changes in the most timely manner possible. 

Current term

Puppy course

Give your pup a great start.

  • Start date: Weekly enrolment (depends on availability). Make sure you register in advance in case we have waiting lists.
  • Language: This course is given in English.
  • Time: Wednesdays, 7.20pm-8pm.
  • Duration: 8x lessons
  • Costs: 152 euros (19 euros per lesson).
  • Contents: A socialisation and introductory obedience course for pups from 10 weeks-old. The basis for a polite, well-adjusted, confident dog. For more information and handy puppy tips, check our Puppy page.
  • More questions: You can always mail us on info@ohmydogschool.com.

 

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Obedience for the family dog

For a dog who is welcome everywhere.

  • *Temporary start date: 18 March (Mondays, just in Dutch); then 27 March (Wednesdays, choice of Dutch or English)
  • Language: English lessons possible. See *Temporary start date.
  • Time: Wednesdays, 8.10pm-9pm
  • Duration: 10x lessons
  • Costs: 190 euros (19 euros per lesson)
  • Contents: We focus on skills that are relevant to your family dog (e.g. stay sitting even with distractions, leave something alone reliably – ‘leave it’, come back when called, etc.). The course contents is described in details on our Obedience page.
  • More questions: You can always write to us on info@ohmydogschool.com with your questions. We’d be happy to help.

 

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Advanced obedience

Will you take on the challenge?

  • *Temporary start date: 4 March 2019
  • Language: Combined Dutch/English.
  • Time: Mondays 7.10pm-8pm or 8.10pm-9pm (both choices are available).
  • Duration: 10x lessons
  • Costs: 180 euros (18 euros per lesson)
  • Contents: Playful and challenging lessons for the dog who already masters basic obedience skills. Read more about this course on our Advanced page.
  • More questions: You can always write to us on info@ohmydogschool.com. We’d be happy to answer your questions.

 

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Fun class

An enriching, long-term hobby for you and your dog.

  • Start date: open enrolment, from Monday 1 April 2019
  • Language: Combined Dutch/English.
  • Time: Mondays 8.10pm-9pm.
  • Duration: Forever!
  • Costs:
    • Less than 8x lessons = EUR19 per lesson
    • 8x lessons (approx. 2 months) = EUR18 per lesson (EUR144 )
    • 12x lessons (approx. 3 months) = EUR16.5 per lesson (EUR198)
  • Contents: You’ll discover all sorts of dog sports and activities adapted to your dog’s health, age and level.
  • Read more about this course on our Fun page.
  • More questions: You can always write to us on info@ohmydogschool.com. We’d be happy to answer your questions.

 

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Behaviour advice

When a behaviour problem goes beyond “just Google it”.

Behaviour therapy is advised for dogs displaying behaviour problems. Dogs who would not thrive in group training, and/or whose problems (e.g. aggression, fear, excitement or problems being home alone) require one-on-one attention. If you are hesitating, check this diagram to help you make the choice between group training and one-on-one behaviour advice.

You can find out more about behaviour therapy here. A 2-hour behaviour advice and evaluation session costs EUR210. Depending on your pet insurance, you might get this partially reimbursed as we are fully certified and recognized by professional organisations.

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Shelter dog support

Give your dog the best shot at his second chance.

  • For people who have recently (maximum 3 weeks ago) adopted a shelter dog: advice pack and support for the dog’s first 6 weeks in your home, before he/she joins a dog training course.
  • The service includes:
    • Standard information pack written by certified behaviourists, to give your dog a good start from day 1;
    • Guaranteed spot in either group training or behaviour therapy after the evaluation period;
    • Weekly written advice for 6 weeks;
    • Conclusions/advice after the 6-week period.
  • The costs are EUR85, excluding the costs of the group course.
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Private obedience lessons

If you can’t come to us, we can come to you.

  • The group lessons’ location or times do not suit you? Then we can bring the course to your home.
  • The costs are EUR55 per 45-min lesson, planned per 4-lesson programmes.
  • The first lesson lasts an hour and a half, as it also comprises the in-take (in addition to practical training). A block of 4 lessons costs EUR275.
  • For behaviour therapy patients, the 4 lessons cost EUR220 (as the in-take has already taken place during the behaviour evaluation session).
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Zoologist’s secrets seminar

  • Dates: 6 February 2019; 27 March 2019
  • Location: In OhMyDog’s seminar room.
  • Language: English.
  • Time: 8.00pm-10.30pm
  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Costs: 25 euros per person.
  • Contents: An entertaining and evidence-based look your dog’s quirks, and what you can do about them.
  • We describe the course in details on our Workshop page.

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High-Risk Dogs seminar

Keep your team up to date on the latest legal developments and scientific insights on this prickly dossier, so that your organisation can develop a rational, evidence-based policy.

  • Date: To be agreed, as suits your organisation
  • Location: Given on-site, from your offices/shop
  • Language: Dutch.
  • Time: 7.15pm-10.15pm
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Costs: 55 euros per person for 10-20 participants. Cost p.p. can be negotiated with more participants.
  • Contents: Objective facts about the real risks, getting away from fear-mongering or trivialising; Details about the law changes and how it will affect you; Best practices and tips from dog professionals on reducing the risks.
  • We describe the course in details on our Workshop page.

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Further information

Register for your preferred course or mail us if you have any questions (info@ohmydogschool.com). We’re happy to be of service.

If you are curious about the value behind our prices, why there is a price difference for the English-speaking classes, our stance on puppy vaccinations, or various other questions, you can always consult our FAQ. If you prefer e-mail, do not hesitate to write to us on info@ohmydogschool.com.

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Other good dog training schools in The Hague

If our location or training days are not convenient to you, you can always try:

  • PUK Hondenservice, which gives lessons on Monday evenings in Scheveningen; or
  • DogLogix, which gives lessons on Saturday in the Clingendael.

These two schools, just like us, treat the dogs with respect. And just like us, they have certified (and friendly!) instructors.

 

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