Obedience / Rally-O / Freestyle

Level 1 Obedience - 6 Weeks

Instructor: Jackie Parkin

This course covers Life Skills including attention/focus; leave it; polite leash walking; polite greetings; polite doorway behaviour; place/mat work; stays; sits and downs; coming when called.

Classes Start: 
Wednesday, November 25 - 10:00 AM
Tuesday, December 8 - 5:00 PM

Level 2 Obedience - 6 Weeks

Instructor: Jackie Parkin

This course builds on level 1. In this course we will refine leash walking to include heeling with changes of pace and direction; learn the stand; increase distractions for place; extend duration on stays; and continue to solidify the come cue.

Classes Start: 
Monday, December 7 - 6:00 PM
Wednesday, December 9 - 12:00 PM

Level 3 Obedience - 6 Weeks

Instructor: Jackie Parkin

Classes Start: 
Monday, December 7 - 7:00 PM

New Puppy Obedience - 6 Weeks

Instructor: Kate McRae

This is a class for those looking to "begin at the beginning" with a new family member. In this class we will be covering crate training, puppy biting, house training, socialisation, lease walking as well as skills such as polite greetings and meal manners, sit/down/come/stay/settle on your place. We will also touch on the importance of body language and how to understand what your dog is trying to tell you. This is a great class to begin to build the foundation of training and fun by learning to connect with your best new buddy! All training methods are based in mutual respect and both parties having fun and enjoying themselves, no fear, pain, or intimidation tactics will be used. 

Classes Start:
Thursday, November 26 - 6:30 PM
Wednesday, December 9 - 6:30 PM

Puppy Level 2 - 6 Weeks

Instructor: Kate McRae

This class will focus on building on the skills learned in “new puppy obedience”, such as food manners, polite greetings, recalls, stay/wait and “stationing” on a bed/cot. There will be further learning on tenets of training in general as well as introducing how to read dogs’ body language in order to enhance your communication with your canine partner. We will also be learning about the different sports and activities available to do with your dog and trying some elements from these.

Classes Start:
Wednesday, December 9 - 5:30 PM

Next Step Obedience - 6 Weeks

Instructor: Kate McRae

Does your puppy/dog have a good handle on the basics and you're looking to continue their education? This is the class for you! In this class we will build on and strengthen skills that have been started already like working through distractions, enhancing engagement during training and play, and how to further understand how your dog learns in order to deepen your connection and bond. We will also touch on different sports and activities you can do with your dog if you wish to continue your learning/training journey. All training methods are based in mutual respect and both parties having fun and enjoying themselves, no fear, pain, or intimidation tactics will be used.

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Novice / Intermediate Rally - 6 Weeks 

Instructor: Sean Kent

Classes Start: 
Monday, December 21 - 7:00 PM

Rally Free/Off Leash Heeling - 6 Weeks

Instructor: Suzanne Weibe

Learn the Novice Rally free signs, basic freestyle tricks, and off leash heeling while showing your dog that obedience can be fun. We will show you how to transition from training to performing, preparing for competition.

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