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About Goody 4 Paws

Sue Durham, with over 32 years of experience in competitive obedience dog training, started Goody 4 Paws in 2004, offers high quality pet dog training around Oxford.


All classes are weekly for 1 hour and all courses are 6 weeks in length. Enrollment is taken on a first come first served basis with remittance. Your place will be confirmed, subject to availability. Children over 5 are welcome and children over 9 may take part in the training in the class.

What age?

Puppy classes, for puppies up to 6 months for socialisation, basic training, tips and advice.  Dogs of all ages for basic training and problem solving.

Goody 4 Paws specialises in good basic training for puppies, and dogs of all ages. Classes are small, usually up to 7 puppies/dogs.

How we train?

Sue’s training methods are hands-off, reward based and are an enjoyable experience for both puppies, dogs and handlers.  Training in the classes is by individual attention for each handler for every exercise.  At the end of each class, hand-outs are given with details of exercises covered, methods of training, for aide-memoire.

The cost of the 6-week course is £90.

Refunds for cancellation are discretionary.


What they learn:

  • sit/down and on command and stay
  • Walk under control on a loose lead
  • Come back when called
  • Stand for veterinary consultation or grooming
  • Leave things alone
    • Not jump up
    • Not rush first through doors
    • Tips and advice
    • Your problems solved
    • Individual tuition with each handler for every exercise






Please bring with you:

~ Plenty of tasty food treats (e.g. chicken, ham, or sausage)

~ A soft lead

~ Poopie bags and your puppy or dog!

 See the Venues & Dates page for more information.


Home Visits

Puppy training, basic obedience , solving problems, for example; lead-pulling, not coming when called, jumping, chasing, “going for” other dogs or other animals, or another problem.

You can call to arrange a home visit for Sue to come for basic obedience training or problem solving in your home or in-situ.

Our training methods are reward based and are an enjoyable experience for puppies, dogs and the handler.

Please call or email for a call back to discuss your requirements for a home visit.