We will help you to become a more confident and competent female working dog handler

Hi There!  Welcome to the website of The Ladies Working Dog Group.

We understand what it feels like to doubt our own ability when training our dogs. We also know what it feels like to be scared to ask for help.

Nobody should have to train their dog without a fun and friendly community to support them. Join us today. 

Much Love, 

Joanne and Team LWDG

The working dog world can be a hard place for women handlers:

Not only are we fighting against our own self-doubt, but also the fears of: 

  • Our dogs not listening 
  • Being judged by other handlers.
  • Being unable to ask question about our training difficulties. 
  • Feeling like giving up, thinking we can’t succeed.

Follow our Getting Started Plan to join a community of women just like you:

1. Join as a LWDG member. 
2. Follow the simple signposts in the welcome email to familiarise yourself with the different areas. 
3. Introduce yourself in the Facebook group and start accessing the support the LWDG offers. 

Once you have joined, enjoy access to a safe, ladies only community to ask questions about anything working dog related. No question will be too silly, and no negative criticism will be given to you.

Join as A Society Member to take advantage of exclusive additional benefits! 

  • We will support your learning journey by providing monthly learning videos created by experts in our field to help you grow your dog handling skills and your self- confidence.
  • We will provide you with additional resources and events to help you have fun and find friendship with other like minded ladies

What Our Ladies Say...

"Before I found the LWDG...life was boring and hard to find good information for ladies in the field. Now I have found the LWDG its...fun, I'm always eager to share positive and negative as you get great feedback from the ladies with no judgement The LWDG is... a friendly online support network for those ladies working dogs."
Sales Assistant
"So far, I've felt like the experiences I go through daily were mine to dwell upon. With this group I can read and laugh at the occupation we live through. I find the stories inspiration and I'm very proud to be a woman working dogs which has been entrenched with male handlers. The LWDG is a great giggle and bundles of experienced handlers to answer questions."
Dog Handler
Before the Ladies Working Dog Group I felt like I was fumbling around in the dark ! I also felt like I was a minority - not any more! Now I feel part of a group of like minded people. I know I can ask any question, no matter how daft it seems, and I will receive loads of helpful advice & encouragement. I don't feel like I'm on my own anymore.Don't think twice about becoming part of the community - just do it! The support is amazing and your life will change for the better.
Resource Manager
"Before the LWDG I struggled immensely with my confidence, wanting to do the very best for my dog and me. I wanted to learn and wanted to train my puppy to be the best we could be. Now my confidence has grown immensely and this is through not only the specialist training's provided each month but in addition the connections it has provided me. I met not only my mentor but my new gundog trainer through the group and both are simply awesome! The LWDG will bring you and your dog happiness, confidence and a world of possibilities!"

Join Us Today!