​​About Richard Edge

Richard’s expertise in dog training spans nearly 20 years and in 2013 he became the first Accredited instructor of The Kennel Club Accredited Scheme for instructors in Dog Training and Canine Behavior (KCAI) in West Yorkshire. Recognized throughout the UK and World Wide as being one of the leading professional bodies for those who provide advice and training in canine behavior. He has just completed his Bachelor of Science degree BSc (Hons) in Canine Behavior &Training at Hull University, after achieving his Foundation Degree (FdSc) in Canine Behavior and Training in 2014 and Richard also guest lecturers at Bishop Burton College. In 2015, Richard achieved his accreditation to become a member of the APDT, cementing Richard’s practical skills across a multiple of organization realms. As a founder and principle trainer of The Suburban Gundog Way, Richard utilizes the advantages of Gundog training in suburban environments and incorporates all the advantages of Sundog training to any breed and any owners. Working with rescue centers is something that is close to Richard’s heart, not only has he rescued a dog, Drake, having had 5 previous owners, Richard has also worked with many rescue centers across the globe. 

With Richard’s combination of force free methods, exceptional practical skills and his scientific approach to behavioral issues, his expertise in the field of canine behavior and training is internationally recognized and respected by his peers and pet dog owners alike.

• BSc Hons Canine Behavior & Training, University of Hull

• FdSc in Canine Behavior & Training, Hull University

• Member of the APDT - Accredited Instructor - Association of Pet Dog Trainers UK

• Guest Lecture at Bishop Burton College

• Accredited Instructor of The Kennel Club Accredited Scheme for Instructors in Dog training and Canine Behavior (KCAI)

• Poster speaker for APDT international Conference 2013 (Spokane, Washington, USA)

• Creator of the Suburban Gundog Way

• The Dogs Trust


• PDA Rescue Taiwan

• Bingo Dog Training, Moongazer, & Jodie Vee’s - Dog Training organizations.

• Worcester Animal Rescue League & Humane Society Illinois USA

• Your Dog Magazine

• Assistant Instructor with John Rogerson - UK 2011 & India 2012


Lucas County Agricultural Society (Lucas County Rec Center)

1406 Key Street
Maumee, Ohio 43537

Time:    9:30 to 4:00
Other:    Lunch, snacks, and drinks will be provided. All dogs must be in good health. CEU’s available, contact for more info.


  • ​All 4 Days (September 29- October 2)

            $400 for all 4 days, for one person and one dog 

            $250 for all 4 days without a dog

  • From Rescue To Forever Home (September 29-30)

            $250 for Sept 29-30, for one person and one dog

            $150 for Sept 29-30, for one person and no dog

  • ​Boot Camp (October 1-2)

            $250 for Oct 1-2, for one person and one dog

            $150 for Oct 1-2, for one person and no dog


Lucas County Agricultural Society aka       (Lucas County Recreation Center)

1406 Key Street
Maumee, Ohio 43537

From Rescue to Forever Home (Sept 29-30)

Richard will discuss and demonstrate methods of initial assessment for shelter admissions including structured protocols in order to define appropriate dog selection. Shelter training plans and behaviour programmes for individual cases will also be discussed and demonstrated with a focus on reducing return rates in shelters, social/community training, unwanted behaviour in shelters environment and when a dog is rehomed.  

​2-Day Boot Camp (Oct 1-2)

Richard will take you through basic boot camp training on the first day where you and your dog will work as a team to complete several training challenges associated with basic training exercises. Day two takes the training further with more advanced exercises, with successful teams acquiring points accumulated throughout the weekend with the winner receiving a special prize. 

However, be warned!!!  If your dog is working to win you a prize, you will have to work just as hard both mentally and physically!!!!!!!!!!

Dog Training Seminar in Toledo Area

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For Information Contact:

Jay Barman

(419) 290-4370


Richard Edge Dog Training Event

​September 29 - October 2