Welcome to our fabulous indoor dog training arena
Purpose built indoor dog training arena situated about a mile from junction 11 of the M40 just one hour from London, Birmingham, Bedford and Gloucester. It is accessed via a well lit tarmacked drive. The Dog Barn has its own tarmacked car park which comfortably parks 35 vehicles. At weekends a further 35 vehicles can be parked in the adjacent tarmacked car park by prior arrangement.
The Dog Barn is available for events, individual, private and group hire. Training courses are also available for dogs of all ages and at all levels including basic and advanced Obedience and Agility. Our facilities and equipment are constantly maintained to keep them in top class condition.
For basic and further education of dogs and their people
The Dog Training Barn is available for training and education at basic and advanced levels in The Barn itself, the Schoolroom, the AstroTurf Paddock and two exercise paddocks. Until further notice, all activities are subject to Covid Security Rules which are in addition to the General Rules - see Rules Section.
All visitors to any areas of The Dog Training Barn property are requested to abide by these Rules to ensure the safety of all people and animals.
A formal Risk Assessment (required by the UK Government guidelines) can be found here
Outdoor AstroTurf Training Area for hire
We are taking bookings for the AstroTurf Training Area.
Click here for details
A lovely comfortable space available for hire for lectures and presentations (seats an audience of up to 24) or for teaching small groups of dogs, physiotherapy, massage or 1:1 sessions. Its facilities include a screen, projector and speakers, kettle, urn, sink and heating.
Can be hired together with the dog barn, for example as a lunch venue or lecture room, or on its own. Booked without the barn the hourly rates apply See our Prices page for hire charges.
Have a New Puppy?
Help is at hand for you and your new puppy:-
1-1 training with Sally Stephens - a perfect way to help get your new puppy settled in his/her new home with as little disruption as possible. We can see puppies 7 days after their first vaccination This can be used as stand alone training or as an introductory session to prepare for puppy classes when your puppy is a little older. Click here for details.
This can be booked online or please email with any questions.
Group Puppy Classes with Steina Jenkins – Click here for details.
Please ring Steina to check availability (07796 227849)
For help with pet obedience ie jumping up, barking, pulling on lead etc click here for Steina Jenkins details.
For more serious issues (separation anxiety, aggression etc) please click here to see a list of trainers who may be able to advise and assist you and your dog. Their qualifications have been enhanced by many years experience and they come very well recommended by their clients.
Advanced Further Education (Adult Learning) Courses for Professionals with Chirag Patel
Chirag Patel BSc(Hons) CPDT-KA, DipCABT currently offers two 7 day courses at The Dog Training Barn
Chirag is an internationally acclaimed behaviour and animal training consultant.
Practical Puppy Training Instructors' Course
Understanding, Managing and Modifying Problem Behaviours
These are 7 day courses with Chirag and you can find out more about them and book a place by going to www.domesticatedmanners.com. See available dates on our Events page.
Dave Munnings Agility
Weekly Classes at The Dog Training Barn
There are various weekly classes being held:
for more Classes information, click here
‘Time it perfect’ timing equipment
We are delighted to have received our new set of timing equipment. This is a really neat, quick and easy to use battery powered set with a hand-held unit showing the last couple of times recorded for a sequence. The Time it Perfect set is available now to add to your Barn hire bookings. Please see our website or email for details. Simple instructions included or view the video to see it in use.
Hire prices Half day or Evening £25 Full day £40
The Dog Training Barn
Main Road, Middleton Cheney
Banbury, Oxon, OX17 2PW
Free WiFi on site
Ask for log in details when you visit.
Have you checked out Dave Munnings' website? There's a great online learning facility there which can be used alongside the work you do here on his workshops at The Dog Training Barn. http://www.qme-agility.co.uk
Opening times 1.00pm-10.00 pm Sunday- Friday
8.00am –10.00pm on Saturdays
October – March
8.00am-10.00pm 7 days a week
Please see our Prices page for specific time slot prices