therapy dog training

What is a Therapy Dog?

Therapy dogs are trained to go into places like nursing homes, schools, libraries etc and offer comfort and support to the people there. Now a days people are getting these mixed up with Assistance Dogs who are trained to do something specific for the owner/handler for example alert when they are going to have a seizure or assisting them with day to day life.

Therapy dogs hold an important role in the community by giving people something else to focus of other than day to day life. They are used in schools to help with reading, nursing homes to help reduce depression and so much more. We believe that every therapy dog should have a high standard of training as well as have the correct temperament. This is why we have teamed up with Therapy Dog Training UK to help instill this standard across therapy dogs in the UK.

What we offer

  •  Classes at Scamps Grooming Parlour in Cheltenham 
  • 1-2-1 Sessions to kick start your training 
  • Online do it yourself Therapy Dog Training Portal
  •  Therapy Dog Assessments under Therapy Dog Training UK
  • Barking Buds Therapy Dogs Membership – Helping you get into placement, all year round support and workshops to make sure your dog stays up to standard

Address: Scamps Grooming Parlour, 9c Alstone Industrial Estate, Cheltenham, GL51 8HF


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Sara and Oscar
Sara and Oscar
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My dog Oscar and I have been doing Therapy Dog training with Beth for the past 6 months and I cannot believe how well he has done using her methods. Beth had every faith in him and taught us to work as a team. He is now about to start community visits and I couldn’t be prouder of him. All thanks to Beth and her knowledge, patience and support. Highly recommend!