On The Ball - Dog Behaviour and Training
Dog training classes Dog Training and Dog Trainer Puppy Classes Bourne, Peterborough, Lincolnshire, Stamford

Weekly Classes & Monthly Training Membership

We run weekly in-person classes at our outdoor training centre in Bourne, Lincolnshire as well as live online training classes with people all over the world. From puppy to agility we have options to suit everyone and every dog.


  • Christine with Stanley

    There are times when owning a reactive dog like Stanley really wears me down and I wonder if I can keep going. Then I go to one of the On The Ball classes like this morning and I feel so much better and so happy about training him.

On The Ball offers a wide variety of weekly classes, both in person and virtually. We are games based Concept Trainers, working in a fun way with our dogs in order to fix struggles and behavioural issues. relationship building and involves so much more than training a sit or a down.

I’m sure you can all relate – attending a dog training class but leaving without any more knowledge or progress with your dog – sometimes feeling that your dog was actually not right for that class at all! 

At On The Ball, we are certain that whatever your struggle we can help you and your dog with the right training plan and advice. We train for real-life results that last! The hard work you put into your dog training won’t disappear the moment you leave the class. Our dogs are taught to make great decisions for themselves that they can put into practice in the real world.

I have a huge passion in working with dogs & their owners, and no matter the struggle I will give you my wholehearted support & guidance. There is nothing better than seeing the transformation take place and seeing the effect this has on the rest of the family.
Nikki Thurston

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In Person Classes

Utilising both our Outdoor and Indoor training venues (in Bourne, just a 20 minute drive from Peterborough) we are able to offer a selection of classes. From Puppy Classes, to Agility – we are sure there will be something to suit everyone!

We have a dedicated secure Outdoor Training Venue in Bourne and also hire a local Village Hall.

Outdoor Training Venue Address: 33A Spalding Road, Bourne PE10 0AT 

Indoor Training Venue Address: Dyke Village Hall, Dyke, PE10 0AF

In person classes are ideal for:

Virtual Classes

Due to the Covid lockdown in 2020, On The Ball branched out into the Virtual World by offering their dog training classes to anyone. Accessible to students from all over the world it is now possible to continue working towards your dog training goals, from the comfort of your own home.

We run regular virtual classes using Zoom with people from all over the world. The classes are run by four dedicated trainers including Head Trainer Nikki Thurston, Tricks & Life Skills trainer Lorna Hayes, Game On trainer Alexo Gritispis and our Fitness trainer Kate Walker-Springett.

These classes are ideal for:

Monthly Training Membership

Our Training Membership is a monthly cost of £65.00. For this you can access any of our classes.
Please note, this doesn’t include our stand-alone courses and/or workshops. However, members do receive a discount when booking a workshop.

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We have a dedicated Facebook group which is free for anyone to join. We learn from each other, support each other and many of our students have built up new life long friendships. All of our latest news on classes and other offers are shared in the group, Click below to join.

Spectate on a Class

We offer all new customers a chance to see what we do, and meet the team by spectating on a class of your choice for free!

On registration, just select the option to ‘spectate for free’ and you will be able to attend.

We also offer Spectating Packages – These are popular for people who are planning on getting a dog and want to learn everything they need to know before they arrive, to ensure they set off on the right track. It is also a great option for those who may have a dog dealing with reactivity issues as the owner is still able to learn and put the skills in practice in their own time.  

Refer A Friend

For the duration your friend joins our Monthly Training Membership you both receive £15.00 off, making both of your memberships just £50.00 a month. Click here for more information on our Refer A Friend Incentives.

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