The home of Dog Behaviour & Training for Formby, Southport, Liverpool and surrounding areas

Welcome to West Lancs Canine Centre (est 1989)

*NOTICE: Covid-19 Update*
We would like to confirm that we are open to clients wanting to book classes, workshops and 1-2-1 sessions, however we will be limiting lesson sizes, maintaining social distancing and following government guidelines at all times. Do not attend the training centre if you are unwell. Please ensure you bring a face mask (unless exempt) with you for indoor training purposes.

All of our normal services have not returned. Currently there will be limited day training options and our classes are restricted in size. This will be the case until we review our services over the coming months.

Day Training:  Individual day training sessions will be available for specific clients with existing needs or clients that require this service due to our recommendations


West Lancs Canine Centre, established 1989, has been an accredited dog training centre with the Kennel Club for more than 15 years and has been a member of The British Institute of Professional Dog Trainers (BIPDT) for 10 years. We have provided puppy training, adult dog training and one to one training for behaviour issues for the 30 years, helping thousands of dog owners develop their dog, the right way.

We specialise in obedience and agility training and dog behaviour development and rehabilitation for puppies and dogs of all ages. We are the most established dog training centre in the Liverpool and Southport area, with up to 8 different classes every week with experienced instructors to hand. All breeds welcome!

We offer Kennel Club Good Citizen courses for puppies and adult dogs, from basic to advanced training in a secure floodlit 4 acre site in Formby, Merseyside.

We offer a range of dog training courses for dogs of all ages from puppies to older dogs. Our expert instructors are here to advise & support you during your dog`s training. We always strive to maintain our motto – “We will train you to train your dog”.
We have a unique secure 4 acre training site with paddocks, secure floodlit training areas, agility & an indoor training area.
Based in Formby off the Formby by-pass, West Lancs Canine Centre is within easy reach of Liverpool, Southport & Ormskirk. Get in touch to book your free introduction appointment for a look around our centre and a chat about your training options for your dog.
Structured Classes
Positive Dog Training
Responsible Dog Owners
Kind Motivational Methods