HOME OF PUPPY SCHOOL, MARKET DRAYTON, NEWPORT & SHIFNAL

Special OFFER - limited time

Book any initial training with us to receive a £15 money-off voucher to be redeemed against a £30 spend with Natures Menu.

Any subsequent bookings receive a  further 20% off voucher.


'Puppy School has been amazing; would recommend to anyone. It's not just about training for obedience, it's a real bonding experience for you and your pup. Friendly and helpful service. Sad to have finished. Poppy will miss, it I'm sure.' 

Sarah Jane Beatrup & her clever girl, Poppy


'Brilliant experience; loved every minute. Excellent tutor who was very friendly, always on hand if needed and delivered the  course brilliantly. Cannot fault it at all.' Wendy Duhig & the very lovable, Tess


'Capable and knowledgable! What more could you want?'

Albert Bull & the irrespressable, Hugo

6 WEEK PUPPY TRAINING CLASSES offered in market drayton

Puppy School is an established national network of puppy training tutors providing courses that are of the highest standard, using gentle, kind and positive methods only.


Founder and Director of Puppy School, Gwen Bailey, set up Puppy School in 2002 to help owners give their puppies the best possible start in life. Gwen is a world renowned behaviourist and trainer who has written 13 books, lectures worldwide and personally trains all of the Puppy School Team, including me.


'Just wanted to say a massive thank you to Maria!! We have learnt so much over the last 6 weeks and Doug has loved every minute of it! As mentioned to you today Doug managed to escape through our front door a few days ago and bolted straight up the road but, as we use the PS recall technique on a regular basis, when I used it, he came running straight back to me...which is amazing!! Thank you.' 

Becky Tong and the wonderful Doug The Pug

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Free welcome pack from nature's menu with every Puppy school booking!

Free welcome pack.

Natures Menu manufacture and distribute high quality food including, raw mince and nuggets, ready-to-serve tins and pouches, meaty treats and a variety of raw bones. These are all delivered straight to your door.


The commonly reported benefits of raw feeding, via testimonials, include;

  • Fresher breathe and cleaner, whiter teeth
  • Sensitive stomachs improve
  • More stable energy - less hyperactivity
  • Reduction of allergies and food intolerances

Don't fancy feeding raw? Try Natures Menu treats and bones instead. 


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Adult Beginner's Courses in Market Drayton

For dogs and puppies over 5 months who have  never attended a formal training course. Join us for this foundation-level training course.


It's never to late to start that training journey!

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1:1 Training Consultations

So you love your dog dearly but they're driving you nuts! Don't despair! Call us for help with any training or behaviour issues.


Available in and around a 20 mile radius of Market Drayton.

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Help for a local animal rescue

Having been an animal lover since birth, I am passionate about animal rescue. Each year, we support a local rescue by donating for each and every booking taken.


For 2019, we will be supporting Grinshill Animal Rescue in Shrewsbury. 

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PUPPY UNIVERSITY

Our follow-on course for those owners and pups who have completed Puppy School.

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Pre-Course visits

Book a pre-course visit at a special price of only £25! So, you've booked one of our courses but would benefit from some advice prior to it beginning. Book our pre-course visit for help with a specific issue or advice regarding your new puppy.


Receive our Puppy Guidance Pack with each puppy visit booked.

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Puppy Guidance VISITS

Advice available prior to purchasing your puppy. We'll analyse your lifestyle and help you to match

We'll help you to analyse your lifestyle to find a breed that will be best suited to it. We can also provide guidance on breeders, and choosing the right puppy from a litter.


You'll also receive our Puppy Guidance Pack with each visit booked to ensure that you get off to the best start before you even bring your puppy home. Only £25 per visit!

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FREE Puppy Guidance Pack for all bookings

Containing useful information on a range of important subjects to ensure that you get off to the right start with your puppy including;


  • Crate Training
  • Toilet Training
  • Puppy Play
  • Teaching Puppy to Slep Through the Night
  • Socialising Your Pup
  • Resource Guarding
  • Raising Two Pups Together
  • Raising a Pup with an Older Dog
  • Lead Resistance
  • Eating Feaces and Non-Food Items
  • Adolesence
  • How to Use a Housline
  • Frustrated Aggression
  • Tips for Working with High Energy Dogs
  • Preparing for a Baby



Coming Soon! Trick Training Workshop!

So you'd like to wow your friends and continue your training adventure with your dog. Join us at our Trick Training Workshop, available throughout the year.

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Coming soon! HELPFUL HOUNDS COURSE!

Do you want to train your dog to help you around the house? Teach your dog to bring items to you, put rubbish in the bin, collect the post, load and unload washing, fetch their lead and so much more......available soon.

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Recall workshops

Having a problem getting your dog to come back to you? Watch out for our fun recall workshops delivered during Spring and Summer.

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With my two rescues GSD, Cassie and Lab/Staff X, Holly.

About Us

Hi, I'm Maria and I own Train Me and My Dog with my husband, Steve. After a lifetime of owning and loving dogs, I trained to become a Puppy School Trainer, fulfilling a lifelong ambition and began a successful training school in the Birmingham area. Now, happily relocated to the beautiful Shropshire countryside, I'm excited to be launching Train Me and My Dog in Market Drayton from January 2019, with my hubby, Steve, as my willing assistant.


I offer fully force-free, reward-based dog training and puppy training in Market Drayton, mainly, in 6 week courses and our course syllabus is ABTC accredited; the regulatory body for animal training in the UK.


I keep up to date and current by attending courses on dog training and behaviour, reading new literature, watching webinars and following well known and successful trainers/behaviourists and I'm also a Raw Advisor for Natures Menu.


I have been involved with the dog-rescue world, carrying out  assessments of dogs coming into rescue and performing home assessments in order to carefully match potential owners with a dog seeking its forever home.


Due to this passion for rescuing, two of my own dogs, Cassie and Holly, pictured with me above, are rescues and I have two further pooches, another GSD, Bria and my latest addition, Cooper, a miniature Labradoodle. Every booking made with me will result in a donation being made to a local animal rescue, on your behalf.


I'm also an Administrator with Positive Puppy Training and Advice, an online, FB page providing advice and guidance for puppy owners with over 14,000 members worldwide.


I'm fully insured and really looking forward to working with you all.


Please don't hestitate to contact me for an informal chat regarding your needs or any way in which we can help you and your dog.



'We have had the best experience. We have learnt so much and seem to have a wonderfully confident, relaxed and content puppy. Can’t thank Maria enough for her help and support!' 

Telisha Jenkinson & clever, tiny boy, Pepe

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Train Me & My Dog

Ashcroft, Longford Road, Tern Hill, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 3PZ

07939 994126

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