Upcoming Classes

Location:   With some COVID restrictions being relaxed, we are planning to run our local classes outside through the summer

Confident Puppy

Learn the four steps to transforming any annoying puppy behaviour such as biting, mouthing, chewing, digging and jumping into a more socially accepted alternative.  You will regain control over the chaos and re-discover the fun in raising a wonderful, loving companion who will bring you joy and fulfillment for years to come.

Confident Puppy Saturdays on-going.  Start anytime. 1:00 – 2:00 pm 4 weeks
Course Pre-requisite Price (includes GST)
Confident Puppy None $140

90 Days to a Well-Behaved Dog

Shift from struggling to get your dog to listen to you to having a dog that happily responds the first time you ask even around distractions.

90 Days to a Well-Behaved Dog Saturday Sept 19 – Nov 21 3:00 – 4:00 pm 10 weeks
Course Pre-requisite Price (includes GST)
90 Days to a Well-Behaved Dog None $350

Advanced Recalls

Continue to build on your dog’s desire to come when you call including recalling your dog as they are running away from you!   You will also finish the class with a plan in place to solve one of your recall challenges.

Advanced Recall Thursday Sept 10 – Oct 1st 4:30 – 5:30 pm 4 weeks
Course Pre-requisite1 Price (includes GST)
Advanced Recalls 90 Days to a Well-Behaved Dog $140

 Outdoor Adventure Class

This class picks up where 90 Days to a Well-Behaved Dog finishes.  Take your foundation skills out into the real-world.  This drop-in course will help you put those skills into practice where it matters; on a walk, enjoying a latte in an outdoor café, ignoring distractions in the environment, chilling in the park and other scenarios.

This class will be offered as an on-going once per week class and will run to the end of September.

Outdoor Adventure Class Wednesday July 8 to Sept 30th 6:00 – 7:00 pm on-going
Course Pre-requisite Price (includes GST)
Outdoor Adventure Class 90 Days to a Well-Behaved Dog $20 per session

Package of 4 sessions $60

Tracking

Teach your dog to follow a human laid track by refining your dog’s natural ability to find and follow a scent trail.  Tracking is a rewarding activity and great for tiring out your dog both mentally and physically.

Tracking 101 Saturday Sept 19 – Oct 24th 6:00 – 7:00 pm 6 weeks
Course Pre-requisite Price (includes GST)
Tracking None $210

Here is a video of Loki learning to follow a track when it changes direction

Husbandry Project – Level 1

Teach your dog to tolerate and eventually love handling and husbandry procedures and help them become an active, willing participant in these experiences.  You will learn how to teach your dog to accept (and even enjoy) grooming, nail trims, handling, ear drops, eye drops, taking pills and other common medical procedures.

We will be working through the Academy for Dog Trainer’s Husbandry Project training plans which you can download for free.

You can work through these exercises on your own but if you are even a little like me 😊, sometimes working on your own means constant procrastination.  If you would like to have a community of dog owners to be accountable to, to learn with and to learn from, join our LIVE zoom sessions.  The class will run once every two weeks.

Husbandry Project TBD early 2021 TBD 6 weeks
To register for this class Pre-requisite Price (includes GST)
TBD None $210

 Here is an example of building tolerance for an eye exam

Tricks Class

Learn how to teach your dog a variety of tricks such as a hand target, spin, stand (from a sit), shake a paw, lie on your side, bow, crawl and more.

Tricks Class  Thursday Nov 5 – Dec 10th 6:00 – 7:00 pm 6 weeks
Course Pre-requisite Price (includes GST)
Tricks Class None $210

1Or permission from the instructor

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