We’ve been training German Shepherds for over 60 years, previously as part of The British Association for German Shepherd Dogs and now as an independent club.
Our friendly and highly-experienced team consists of qualified instructors, committee members, and club volunteers, who are all dedicated to helping you enjoy companionship with a well-behaved, well-trained German Shepherd.
We offer everything from weekly puppy training and obedience training to fun agility classes, organised group walks and social activities.
Every person that comes to us has a dog for enjoyment. Training should be fun - if you are having a good time, your dog will also be having a good time! The very best dogs work because they really enjoy working and want to do it. We use a variety of tried and tested German Shepherd training methods that are fun and effective for dogs and their owners.
We run a number of classes for all ages and abilities, from brand new puppies with first-time handlers through to folk that are dog training veterans and come to us for advanced coaching and socialising.
If you are looking for competition training, we won't lie to you - there are other more suitable clubs. If you want a well-trained family pet and a welcoming place to meet other German Shepherd owners, we cater specifically for you.
Don't worry if you have an over-excited dog, you’ll be just as welcome as anyone else – we’ll show you and your dog how to be great club members!
WANT TO JOIN YGSD TRAINING?
Our affordable memberships costs from only £18 a year.
Simply fill in the membership application forms and bring them with you when you attend for the first time.
Nearly all our members are simply looking for a well-trained family pet. As such we are very relaxed in our approach and the emphasis here is very much on having a lot of fun with our dogs and hopefully learning something along the way.
We organise a multitude of other activities such as group walks, fun days, BBQs, members workshops, camping trip, Crufts trip and social evenings
Why not come along for a cup of tea, a chat and have a look at what we do.