Acorn Dog Training Milton Keynes

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Welcome to the website of Acorn Dog Training in Milton Keynes

To navigate around this site, please click on the paw marks on the left hand side of the screen.

Important - Before embarking on any training course, or hiring a trainer, please read this article

Established as a dog training school in Milton Keynes since 1991 by Fran Griffin, but now an association of local trainers, we always pride ourselves in keeping up to date with the latest knowledge in canine learning  using only kind, reward based training methods, we have small classes to ensure individual attention in a relaxed and friendly environment.

All trainers use scientifically proven training methods which are highly effective. Clicker training is the preferred method of all trainers listed on this site.

Location: Bradville, New Bradwell, Peartree Bridge, Milton Keynes, also in Bedford and Wixams.

Who to contact in Milton Keynes and Surrounding areas to guarantee kind training methods where no methods are used which can potentially be detrimental to your dogs physical or mental well being:


Fran Griffin, BSc. (Hons) Psyche (including Behavioural Science) Founder of Acorn Dog Training will remain in Milton Keynes until end August.  For Puppy Classes 01908 397236 email 

Glynis Gammie Good Dog MK (New Bradwell) Good Dog MK is closed for training and advice until October.



  Craig Baker of Clever K9 Dog Training. Classes in Bedford and Wixams.

To contact Craig please call 07984 521622 or email


Ellie Haines of Haines Hounds, Brickhills and Bradville Milton Keynes, is  available for classes and one to one training. Ellie also offers dog walking, home checks and pop in's, and home from home boarding. Ellie runs Trick Training Classes on Saturday mornings and Tuesday evenings.  To check out Ellie's details, please visit her Haines Hounds Website.

Jayde Driver, Bletchley and Quinton (Northants)

JD Dog Training and Behaviour

Zoe Stanley, Bletchley

Tittle Tails Behaviour and Training

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Dog Grooming is now available from one of our former class assistants based in Kents Hill, Milton Keynes. Click on the link below for full details.


Please call 01908397236 for some FREE advice BEFORE deciding to buy a puppy. Different breeds have different needs, so you need to research the breed first. There are also a great many pitfalls involved in selecting the right puppy. Are you in contact with reputable breeders? Would you know the signs of a puppy farm dealership if you went to one? There are also many genetic problems, which many perspective owners are unaware of. Please don't be caught out, and end up one of the many who end up broken hearted.

If you don't know where dealerships obtain their puppies from then take a look at these websites for some of the hard facts:




Call to end illegal puppy farms and dealerships


Adopting a rescue dog can also result in major problems and heartache. For the cost of a telephone call, we are here to help you in all aspects of selection. Be a happy dog owner. Be fully aware. Know that you are doing the right thing. Please call us today.


Main Contact for Acorn Dog Training: Fran 01908 397236, or email by clicking here

Acorn Dog Training, Mercers Drive, Bradville, Milton Keynes, MK13 7AY



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