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Best Behaviour Dog Training | Puppy and Dog Training Ipswich, Martlesham, Felixstowe, Colchester & Stowmarket

Puppy and dog training in Ipswich, Martlesham,  Stowmarket, Stowupland and Colchester, Bury St Edmunds and Woodbridge.

We offer puppy and dog training classes, 121 training and behavoural consultations. Classes run Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Training is fun and informal and we offer obedience training, mental stimulation, agility, scent work, flyball, and much more. Our training is force free, modern and science based, and we work on developing great relationships with your dogs to ensure life long training success. We are also certified fear free trainers and put the welfare of your puppy and dog at the heart of everything we do.

Beginner puppy to adult training classes are ideal for puppies and dogs and is a mixed age class for puppies and dogs beginner or Intermediate level. I tailor the classes to the dogs attending so you and your dog can get the best possible training experience.

During the classes we cover a lots of training, heres a little bit of what we do:


Obedience training

Lead walking


Impulse control

Trick training

Emergency stops

Doggy manners

Scent work


Jumping up and much more!

Whether your dog is a novice or a doggy genius the exercises are tailored to their ability so they are always learning.
Classes are fun and informal, so you can train with your dogs at a pace to suit you. If you enjoy the training you can progress to the advanced classes.

We offer a unique 44 week puppy and dog training programme where you can do as little or as much as you would like.

Classes are held in a grassed paddock at the Blue Cross Rehoming Centre in Ipswich. We are delighted to be training at the Blue Cross as Best Behaviour Dog Training support the rescue dogs with financial contributions for the use of the space as well as giving the Blue Cross rescues a space in every class so they have time out of kennels, and interaction with dogs and people whilst they are waiting to find their forever home.

The address is:

Blue Cross Rehoming Centre
Bourne Hill,
Ipswich IP2 8NQ (If you are using Sat nav it may not bring you all of the way to the centre) If approaching from the south side of Bourne Hill, you will pass the Oyster Reach restaurant, and Bourne Hill kennels on the left. The centre is just past the kennels and opposite the entrance to the dry ski slope)

We also offer training at Stowmarket and Stowupland, Colchester, Martlesham/Kesgrave, Felixstowe.

As well as a comprehensive list of days and times for puppy and dog training we also offer agility for dogs. Agility is a great form of fun exercise for your dog and is held in Ipswich every Friday/ Saturday.

Who to contact

Zoe Willingham
Owner & Trainer / Behaviourist
07590 299254
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Where to go

Blue Cross Rehoming Centre
Bourne Hill
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Area served
Saxmundham, Ipswich, Hadleigh, Babergh, Capel St Mary, Stowmarket, Ixworth, Kesgrave, Bury St Edmunds, Elmswell, Eye, Mid Suffolk, Thurston, Lavenham, Debenham, Sudbury, East Suffolk, Newmarket, Wickham Market, Woodbridge, Felixstowe, West Suffolk, Needham Market
Parking available

Training is held at a realistic outdoor training venue within the grounds of the Blue Cross rehoming centre in Ipswich. We are delighted to support the Blue Cross by hiring their grounds for our classes.

We also offer training at Dans Meadow, Bealings Road, Martlesham, Ipswich and At The Dogs Play Centre, Serveralls Business park, Colchester, Barham and Stowupland.

Days & Times

Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays
Time of day
Session Information
Please see website for details of classes available
Advanced training Saturday 9am, Puppy & dog training Saturday 10am, 11am, 2.30pm & Sunday 10am & 11am. Agility Saturdays 12noon & 1.30pm

Other details

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
Cost Details
Classes cost £87 for 6 sessions or £135 for 10 sessions or £250 for 20 sessions.
Age Groups

Accreditation details
IMDT & IMDTB & ISCP & BVBA & PPG & City and Guilds Scent Detection handler and instructor

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Brilliant training, great location Rated 5 out of 5
I couldn't recommend Best Behaviour Dog Training highly enough. The training is really good. It's varied, different and tailored to your dog. There are lots of staff available to help and Zoe makes time for everyone. We love going and are going to continue as there is training all year round and Zoe teaches so much different types of training my dog loves it. Some of her customers have been going for years because they love the training so much.

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Review submitted on 16/10/2017

Puppy Training Ipswich Rated 5 out of 5
We attended puppy training classes at Ipswich. As part of the classes the puppies were taught recall, lead walking, no jumping up, puppy manners and lots of useful things that will help for the rest of their lives. Our puppy loves going and bounds through the gate to get started every week. We are taught different things every week and the training is very personal and Zoe always makes things more Challenging so we are never bored!   

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Review submitted on 02/03/2018

Dog Activity Training Rated 5 out of 5
We attend the dog activity training with our cocker spaniel and it’s excellent. 

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Review submitted on 27/04/2018


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