Friendly dog trainer and walker in apperley bridge

Come and have fun with the gang!

FRIENDLY DOG trainer and walker

Come and have fun with the gang!


Come and have fun with the gang!

The Great OutPaws Dog Training and Walking is based in Apperley Bridge, Bradford.

Hello and Welcome to The Great Outpaws!

I’m Samantha and I founded The Great OutPaws back in 2016.

We offer both dog walking and dog training, in 6 years that’s definitely a lot of walks clocked up!

Lots of dogs have come to us, some that have moved to pastures new and some are still with us many years on and like family to us.

We totally get that each dog is an individual and we love that about them. Their quirks, their sensitivities, personalities and goofy ways!

We love it all and respect each of them.

So with us introduced, let’s talk about you.

When you hit that search button in your browser what exactly were you looking for ? 

If it was dog walking services with experienced walkers then you’ve come to the right place! 

If you’re struggling with puppyhood, adolescence, alone time and separation issues, reactivity, recall, loose lead walking to name but a few or just getting some attention and focus from your dog, then you also came to the right place because we can help! 

We want to help you because we know first hand what Dog Guardianship is like and how important it is to feel in safe hands, not only with your dog but you too!  

Call us right away if you’d prefer to have a chat right now and start the process of taking the pressure off your mind.

Best Dog walkers in Bradford

We’ve just been rated as one of the top 3 dog walkers in Bradford for 2022 with ThreeBestRated.

With 5-star reviews on google and other platforms, you can be sure your pet is in the best hands.

Get in touch to book your dog onto one of our 1 hour group walks and be safe in the knowledge they will be exercised, socialized appropriately, enriched and cared for.

Alternatively, take a look at our training pages and book you and your pooch some 1-1 training.

As an Accredited Trainer with the ‘Institute of Modern Dog Trainers’ you can be sure your dog is treated with a modern, ethical approach to its wellbeing.

With 5 years of experience behind us and ever evolving, we have an active interest in learning about dogs.

We’re not just doing it, we’re embracing it!

Take a look at our website to find out why ‘The Great OutPaws’ really is so great!!

Why The Great OutPaws?

Modern & Ethical approach to Puppy and Dog training.

Established 2016

Qualified and Assessed Trainer

Fully insured

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Dog training and walking covering:

Apperley Bridge, Idle, Calverley, Eccleshill, Wrose,  Saltaire, Thackley & Rawdon.

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Winnie is our current family pet. She replaces our 2 lovely crossbreeds Piper and Wilf who are sadly no longer with us.

They were the reason The Great OutPaws came about back in 2016 and here’s Winnie to carry on flying the flag!

She was born in February 2021 and it’s been one heck of a journey so far!

She’s definitely sealed the deal, put the stamp of approval , hit the nail on the head and all that when it comes to all my dog training education and study – choice, trust and rewarding good choices definitely makes for a happy balanced dog.

She is a blessing and a joy, most of the time!! I think we can all relate to that!

So whilst you’re on your journey with your dog you can be safe in the knowledge that we are too. And we aim to keep learning, evolving and making the lives of not only our own dog the best we can but of yours too!

We look forward to hearing from you,


Happy Clients

“Sam came to visit and was here ages. made to feel completely comfortable.

The fact she took time to get to know us and my furr baby was amazing. My dog is a rescue dog and needs a little patience and understanding. Sam took her today and shes loved it.

Shes really gone above and beyond and i couldn’t recommend Sam enough”

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Get to know us and ask away!

All your questions answered ? Then we look forward to your dog joining us for their new found adventures!