About JEM Canine Coaching

We offer coaching classes for Puppies, Juniors and Adults. Teaching you the techniques that will help you to train your best friend to be a Good Citizen, including puppy socialisation. Our classes are part of the Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme. We hold the classes in Northamptonshire at Earls Barton Youth Club.

Janine Kempson, Lead Coach

Janine has an unbridled passion for dog training. She has completed an Extended Diploma in Animal Management, is working towards the prestigious Kennel Club Accredited Instructor qualification and has been running training classes for several years. Janine is also a trained Animal First Aider.

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Neil Kempson
Club Secretary

Neil is the Club Secretary/Administrator for JEM Canine Coaching. He does most of the work behind the scenes, allowing Janine to concentrate on the important stuff, the Puppies!! 

"Thank you so much to the team at JEM Canine Training. Our puppy Jasper has come such a long way since we joined! We will be brushing up on the skills we have already learnt and then we will be back for the bronze training. The help, tips and advice..."

Sabrina Massimo, Northants

"Professional and fun! Janine has helped our GSP through puppy training and Kennel Club Bronze award. Bruno loves making pals and looks forward to seeing them each week (especially Diggle) now on to the silver award xx"

Julia Taylor, Northants

"We did puppy classes and the bronze award! It was a great professional fun. Our Fergie loved it!"

Marta Marta, Northants

"Janine helped me train my bonkers, 2yr old Springer Spaniel, Elkie, to the Kennel Club GC Gold Award. Janine's professionalism, knowledge and love of dogs was our inspiration."

John Shave, Rushden

"Thank you to everyone at JEM Canine Coaching.
Foxtrot absolutely loved coming to training every week. The coaches were extremely good at handling my dog and would recommend them to anyone who is thinking about taking their puppy to the classes. I learnt so much from them that I decided..."

Kirsty Bradshaw, Northants

"Lovely friendly group. Athos loved the puppy training classes and we are looking forward to starting the bronze award."

Heather Bower, Northants

"Couldn't recommend JEM enough, great friendly people, great training, awesome tips and tricks AND so many puppies! Was like puppy heaven!"

James Whitaker, Northants

"Puppy training was fantastic! All the girlies were lovely, and our little Annie learnt a lot. See you next year for the Bronze."

Joanne Harris,

"Thank you to the team at JEM Canine Coaching for helping me understand how to train and teach our puppy Toby. He may have been a bit disruptive at times, but we have definitely made progress under your tutorage."

Robert Armstrong,

"Luna has completed her foundation training and has learnt loads. Janine and her team are patient and full of hints and tips. Each lesson was really enjoyable for both owners and puppies"

Cate Whiteside, Northants

"Have just completed our puppy foundation and I have certainly gained a lot as has my pup. The course is well organised and managed offering opportunities to try new skills and interact with other dogs and owners in a controlled environment. The leader Janine is very clearly passionate about what..."

Stix Lowe, Northants

"Highly recommended. Cooper has loved every minute and the advice and Janine and her team has been invaluable."

Charlie Dear, Northants

"Brilliant training. Kind, modern training, takes the time to listen to the owners requirements and frustrations. We are going back to do our silver good citizen in the summer."

Helen Sinclair, Northants

"Would highly recommend JEM Canine Coaching. Fun classes and good tips and we loved coming to training each week"

Diane Lane, Northants

"Couldn’t recommend JEM Canine Coaching enough! Such friendly people and such a great place to socialise and train your puppy!
Our Labrador puppy grew in confidence so much since the first lesson and has learnt everything we have taught her. Can’t wait to carry the training on!"

Rachel, Northants

"My pooch has just completed his eight week course and passed despite some issues on the way, but the trainer Janine, was very patient and knowledgeable and I would definitely recommend them."

Laura Frost, Northants

"SIMBA absolutely loves his treat lady and this is the best service I couldn’t be prouder of what our dog has achieved with Janine and I’m going to do the bronze silver and gold etc etc cannot fault her and the best thing what she said was
“I can only advise..."

Soph, Northants

"Had fab training and advice from Janine. We felt reassured and confident with what we were trying to achieve with our pup. Would definitely recommend!"

Wanwisa, Northants

"Janine was wonderful with my puppy and has such a natural connection with dogs. She covered so many things during our session. I can’t wait to see what my puppy learns at our next session. I would highly recommend JEM Canine Coaching and I’m really looking forward to continue to..."

Jac Carradice, Northants

"Couldn’t recommend JEM Canine Coaching enough! Extremely friendly people and such a great place to socialise and train a puppy!
My collie pup grew in confidence since the first lesson and has picked up everything we have taught her very quickly. We had some group sessions and zoom sessions, Janine’s..."

Charlotte Peachey, Northants

"We homed a lockdown puppy back in September and - as first time dog owners - had a lot to learn.
Janine was fab from the word go, fast and helpful with contact especially when things were up in the air with rules changing at short notice.
We had some in person..."

Natalie Trembecki, Northants

"Fantastic training, really felt that Janine got to know Mabel's personally and the best way to train very quickly, even in a group
Would definitely recommend, Janine is definitely a dog whisperer! but gave us the confidence to properly connect with our perfect pup!"

Neale Gamble, Northants

"Janine and her team are absolutely lovely. Always happy to help, full of good ideas and suggestions. Very knowledgeable. We learnt a lot. I am very happy I found her. ❤"

Csilla Lomer-Cross, Northants

"I would highly recommend JEM Canine Coaching!! Such well run classes in a lovely, relaxed way. The size of the class was perfect as not too big. Janine and Lorraine were very attentive and knowledgeable. George loved his classes and we look forward to progressing to his Silver Award when..."

Vicki Robertson,

"Just finished the bronze award and can’t recommend it enough. Janine is very knowledgeable made us feel so welcome and was really helpful when my boy was getting worked up. The tips she has shared with us over the past 6 weeks has definitely helped us and we..."

Louise White,

"A relaxed, welcoming and patient environment for human and dog. Both Sullivan and myself enjoyed the training and will be back to complete the sliver award."

Sian Butler,

"Ruby, our wonderful Vizsla, has put us all thru' our paces, & successfully completed the BRONZE award presented by the Kennel Club UK, & issued/conducted/trained by the highly recommended Jem Canine Coaching, Earls Barton, Northampton. Courtesy of Janine & Nicola; you put us at ease & it was a pleasure..."

Alan Harrison,