Obedience

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. 

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Puppy Level 1 - 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, June 30 @ 8:00 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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Puppy Einstein - 6 Weeks

Instructor: Jackie Parkin

Unleash the genius in your puppy!! Puppy-hood is the time in your dog’s development when he takes in the most information in his life. Your puppy is learning every minute of every day whether you are teaching him or not. What he learns now affects who he will be when he grows up. Puppy Einstein addresses life skills that will help your puppy grow to be the dog he was born to be. We will cover attention/focus; polite leash walking & greetings; polite/safe doorway behaviour; sits and downs; boundaries and place training; and coming when called.

Classes Start:
Monday, June 21 @ 2:15 PM
Tuesday, June 22 @ 6:00 PM
Thursday, July 8 @ 8:00 PM
Tuesday, July 13 @ 7:15 PM
Saturday, July 31 @ 12:30 PM

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:
Saturday, July 31 @ 2:00 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, July 12 @ 7:00 PM
Tuesday, July 27 @ 3:00 PM
Saturday, July 17 @ 3:00 PM
Saturday, July 31 @ 11:15 AM

Level 3 Obedience - 6 Weeks

Instructor: Jackie Parkin

***Description Pending

Classes Start:
Tuesday, July 6 @ 5:00 PM
Thursday, July 8 @ 5:45 PM

Level 4 Obedience - 6 Weeks

Instructor: Jackie Parkin

***Description Pending

Classes Start:
Monday, July 12 @ 5:00 PM
Tuesday, June 22 @ 7:00 PM