We are Darren & Debbie Greenfield and this is our smallholding on the South Downs.  We love dogs!


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Battle Croft Farm, The Street, Wilmington, Polegate, East Sussex, BN26 5SQ

01323 871817 

Battle Croft Farm

Home of Totally Canine Training


The home of Totally Canine Training. 

Darren Greenfield is Totally Canine Training and was born and bred on the South Downs.  He has been training, studying and working dogs for over 30 years.  He is a practical 1-2-1 trainer, using Mutual Respect, Trust and Positive Enforcement.  He will adapt training to individual dog and owners using effective methods that deliver results and work everyday for you and your dog. 


Battle Croft Farm is a secure, wildlife rich training environment, dedicated to dogs and their training and activity needs whatever the breed.  Including scent training, scurry, truffle dogs, working dogs and solving challenging behaviour. Based at the foot of the South Downs in East Sussex it is a fun and relaxed place to work and learn with your dog. 

'Your dog's nose knows you know!' Find out what your dogs nose does know.

Truffle Hunting

Scent discrimination


Air Scenting

Scent Experience

Find the potential of your working dog, tap into its natural ability


Gun Dog Scurry

All breeds have potential, find out what yours can do.

I've never met a bad dog but I have met some seriously confused ones!

Recall, Lead pulling, Jumping up, 

Nervous aggression, Separation anxiety, Counter surfing...etc, etc, etc

Practical Training, Mutual respect, Trust

& Positive Enforcement

How I work

Happy Clients

The distant down is dappled with a thousand grey-white sheep.

The tuneful tinkle of their bells steals from the far-off steep;

And as you watch the shepherd calls, "Goo, fetch um home, good Tray!"

The faithful collie folds the flock at purple close o' day

January 22, 2019

Some of you may be wondering what a scurry is. 

You hear me banging on about it or see me posting pictures of Guinevere and Eleanor amongst the Christmas trees and running around with canvas dummies in their mouths.  I can wax on about it until the cows come home and d...

January 21, 2019

Your dogs nose is AMAZING, if only they could tell us what it is telling them. Their natural instinct is to sniff everything, nose down and bum up with tail wagging! They literally sniff out the latest news and a lamp post to a dog is like their social media feed and o...

March 16, 2018

'Sometimes on your way to a dream you get lost and find a better one'

I bought a friend a plaque with this quote on, they only had one in the shop and selfishly I hung on to it for a while . It became the mantra that kept me smiling every time a curve ball came my way....

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