The Collar and Lead Club was started in Farnborough in 1985 by the late Michael Delany and his wife Barbara. Their daughter Sarah joined the instructing team in 1992 and is currently the Head Instructor at the club.

The club was initially formed to train handlers and dogs for Competitive Obedience Competitions which it still does today with members competing at all levels including the top Championship level. Our Competitive Obedience classes are currently held in Farnborough on a Thursday night.

However the club soon also branched out into holding Pet Training classes and in 1992 started using Clicker training for all its training courses. This positive reinforcement technique for training is non-punitive and creates dogs which love to learn and want to focus on their owners.

Currently there are several pet courses run for puppies. These include:

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