Life Skills Class

Nero Dog Training – Voted ”Dog Training Service of The Year 2021/22″ and ”Dog Behaviourist of The Year 22/23” – Netherlands Prestige Awards

The Nero Dog Training signature Amsterdam dog training group class! Our life skills class is designed to be fun, interactive and engaging for dogs and guardians alike.  All Nero classes are conducted in English and are hosted by head trainer, Harlie. This Amsterdam dog training class focuses on those critical life skills required to live in a city and sets both ends of the leash up to succeed.

This 5 week class is designed for dogs aged 6 months+ and includes exercises to shape, understand, improve and proof:

  • Unique, imaginative group exercises to mirror real life situations
  • Focus to handler around other dogs
  • Leash manners
  • Impulse control
  • Stay & Settle
  • Terrace training 
  • Emergency stop
  • Circuit training & confidence building
  • Trick training
  • Luring/capturing to improve your training skill set

As always, we welcome all breeds, all backgrounds and all levels! There is no maximum age – you can indeed ‘teach an old dog new tricks!’ *Please note: this class is for dogs that are comfortable in a group environment consisting of other dogs and humans. Should your dog be displaying aggressive or reactive behaviour towards dogs or humans, please view the options for our private Underdog Training.

Each handler will receive:

  • 121 Attention from Harlie
  • Access to The Nero Network – an online canine community of strictly Nero clients. You gain exclusive access to stooge sessions, Nero Network discounts on future classes and workshops as well as priority enrollment.
  • A Nero Dog Training certificate of attendance upon completion

PRICE? €325* (inclusive of €56.40 BTW) *FOR NERO NETWORK MEMBERS ONLY: €295 (inclusive of €51.20 BTW) Please note, Nero Network members have priority booking at a discounted rate.


  • Saturday 10th August 2024: 10.15am – 11.15am (the 5th and final class will be hosted on Saturday 7th September 2024)**SOLD OUT!**
  • Saturday 2nd November 2024: 10.15am – 11.15am (the 5th and final class will be hosted on Saturday 30th November 2024)**OPEN**

WHERE? OUTDOOR LOCATION: On the field, Sloterplas in Amsterdam West. Exact location will be shared upon enrollment. INDOOR LOCATION: Sloterweg 675, Amsterdam. From January 2024, we will be hosting our winter group trainings in the equestrian indoor or (sheltered) outdoor arena! We are no longer at the mercy of the Dutch weather. 😉 We recommend you to read our terms and conditions. 

HOW TO ENROLL? Please fill out the contact form here.