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Puppy SuperStart Program

For puppies 10 weeks to 5 months old

Give your puppy a SuperStart in life with this comprehensive class designed to cover the most important aspects of raising and training a well adjusted, sociable dog.

  • Socialization with a variety of people, puppies and unfamiliar objects
  • Introduction to Sit, Down, Come, Leave-it and more
  • Basic body handling to familiarize your puppy with having nail trims, being groomed and examined by the vet
  • Discussions on preventing and eliminating basic problem behaviours such as jumping up, nipping and barking

$5 from every Puppy SuperStart registration will be donated to ORCCA, a non-profit dental clinic in Sidney that provides free dental care to children and adolescents of low income families.

As mandated in the September 7, 2021 Public Health Order, human participants must provide proof of having at least one Covid-19 vaccine prior to October 24th and two Covid-19 vaccines from October 24th onwards in order to attend our classes.

  • Full payment required with class registration to confirm your spot. Payment is non-refundable.
  • Class fees can be transferred to a future class or service provided at least 72 hours notice of withdrawal is given before the start date of the class.
  • If the class you want is full, please email to be added to the waiting list.
  • All participating puppies must have proof of their vaccines.
Upcoming Classes

Click on details to view class instructor, location, and further additional details specific to class time-slot.

**No available spots? If you find that our in-class instruction is at full capacity, we also have an online version of this course where you can train in the comfort of your own home**

If a class you are looking for is currently sold out and full, please contact us below to be put on our waitlist.

If there are no classes listed and you would like to waitlist until the next available one, feel free to contact us below also.

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Mind Your Manners

For dogs and puppies- 5 months & older

Through a variety of exercises and games, this class teaches the most fundamental skills your dog needs to become a well mannered canine citizen. It is perfect for beginners of any age or to build on skills your dog already knows.

  • Leash manners (loose leash walking)
  • Sit, Down, Come, Stay, Leave-it
  • How to settle and relax when nothing is happening
  • Practice with all the commands in increasing levels of difficulty
  • Discussions on prevention and elimination of some basic problem behaviours

As mandated in the September 7, 2021 Public Health Order, human participants must provide proof of having at least one Covid-19 vaccine prior to October 24th and two Covid-19 vaccines from October 24th onwards in order to attend our classes.

  • Full payment required with class registration to confirm your spot. Payment is non-refundable.
  • Class fees can be transferred to a future class or service provided at least 72 hours notice of withdrawal is given before the start date of the class.
  • If the class you want is full, please email to be added to the waiting list.
  • All participating dogs must have proof of their vaccines
Upcoming Classes

Click on details to view class instructor, location, and further additional details specific to class time-slot.

**No available spots? If you find that our in-class instruction is at full capacity, we also have an online version of this course where you can train in the comfort of your own home**

If a class you are looking for is currently sold out and full, please contact us below to be put on our waitlist.

If there are no classes listed and you would like to waitlist until the next available one, feel free to contact us below also.

WAITLIST REQUEST

Total Recall

For dogs of any age

You’re going to have a ton of fun with your dog as you teach them to turn on a dime while you when you call them to come. You get out what you put in to this class, so spending a few minutes each day working with your dog is essential to making progress. Bring your running shoes!

  • Building a solid understanding of the come command
  • Learning to come away from and past a variety of environmental distractions, even when your dog is a hundred or more feet away from you
  • Learning to come when called despite distractions like getting treats from a friendly stranger
  • By the end of the program, your dog will be able to come running to you through a crowd of dogs and people when you call them!
  • Full payment required with class registration to confirm your spot. Payment is non-refundable.
  • Class fees can be transferred to a future class or service provided at least 72 hours notice of withdrawal is given before the start date of the class.
  • If the class you want is full, please email to be added to the waiting list.
  • All participating dogs must have proof of their vaccines
Upcoming Classes

If a class you are looking for is currently sold out and full, please contact us below to be put on our waitlist.

If there are no classes listed and you would like to waitlist until the next available one, feel free to contact us below also.

WAITLIST REQUEST

Training On The Trail

For dogs and puppies over 6 months of age

This class takes the skills you and your dog learned in Mind Your Manners and practices them in a real world setting.

  • Establishing solid verbal control of come, leave-it, let’s go, sit and stay
  • Working towards off leash freedom
  • Reinforcing leash manners and introducing off leash walking
  • Teaching your dog how to sit or lie down at a distance from you on the trail for additional off leash control
  • Practicing trail etiquette and appropriate behaviour around other dogs, people and horses encountered on the trail

“Thank you for the class. We enjoyed it and are now confident enough to go off-leash in several parks! I think Docko is enjoying the trust.”


– Catriona and Docko
5 yrs old, Smooth Collie

  • Full payment required with class registration to confirm your spot. Payment is non-refundable.
  • Class fees can be transferred to a future class or service provided at least 72 hours notice of withdrawal is given before the start date of the class.
  • If the class you want is full, please email to be added to the waiting list.
  • All participating dogs must have proof of their vaccines
Upcoming Classes

If a class you are looking for is currently sold out and full, please contact us below to be put on our waitlist.

If there are no classes listed and you would like to waitlist until the next available one, feel free to contact us below also.

WAITLIST REQUEST

Fun with Tricks – Novice

For dogs and puppies of any age

This class will show you just how smart your dog really is! You’ll learn how to use effective timing and rewards to make teaching each trick simple, successful and a lot of fun for both of you. All classes are taught by our Certified Trick Dog Instructor, April.

**We are now offering an Advanced Tricks class for those that have completed the Novice class.**

  • Spin/Twirl
  • Weave through your legs
  • Belly Crawl
  • Walk Backwards
  • Wave “Hello” or “Goodbye”
  • Take a bow
  • And much more!

In addition to deepening your relationship with your dog, teaching tricks provides much needed mental and physical enrichment for your dog, improves their listening skills with other commands, builds confidence in timid and fearful dogs, and gives you something fun to do together on a rainy day when you don’t feel like taking them outside to play.

As per the current Public Health Orders, masks must be worn at all times when inside our training facility.

  • Full payment required with class registration to confirm your spot. Payment is non-refundable.
  • Class fees can be transferred to a future class or service provided at least 72 hours notice of withdrawal is given before the start date of the class.
  • If the class you want is full, please email to be added to the waiting list.
  • All participating dogs must have proof of their vaccines
Upcoming Classes

If a class you are looking for is currently sold out and full, please contact us below to be put on our waitlist.

If there are no classes listed and you would like to waitlist until the next available one, feel free to contact us below also.

WAITLIST REQUEST

Fun with Tricks – Advanced

For dogs and puppies of any age
Prerequisite: Graduated Novice Class

This class will show you just how smart your dog really is! You’ll learn how to use effective timing and rewards to make teaching each trick simple, successful and a lot of fun for both of you. All classes are taught by our Certified Trick Dog Instructor, April.

  • Spin/Twirl
  • Weave through your legs
  • Belly Crawl
  • Walk Backwards
  • Wave “Hello” or “Goodbye”
  • Take a bow
  • And much more!

In addition to deepening your relationship with your dog, teaching tricks provides much needed mental and physical enrichment for your dog, improves their listening skills with other commands, builds confidence in timid and fearful dogs, and gives you something fun to do together on a rainy day when you don’t feel like taking them outside to play.

As per the current Public Health Orders, masks must be worn at all times when inside our training facility.

  • Full payment required with class registration to confirm your spot. Payment is non-refundable.
  • Class fees can be transferred to a future class or service provided at least 72 hours notice of withdrawal is given before the start date of the class.
  • If the class you want is full, please email to be added to the waiting list.
  • All participating dogs must have proof of their vaccines
Upcoming Classes

If a class you are looking for is currently sold out and full, please contact us below to be put on our waitlist.

If there are no classes listed and you would like to waitlist until the next available one, feel free to contact us below also.

WAITLIST REQUEST

Requirements, Cancellations, & Missed Lessons

  • Full payment required with class registration to confirm your spot.
  • Payment is non-refundable.
  • If the class you want is full, please visit our waitlist contact page to add your name to the list.
  • Class fees can be transferred to a future class or service provided at least 72 hours notice of withdrawal is given before the start date of the class.
  • All participating dogs must have proof of their vaccines.

Requirements, Cancellations, & Missed Lessons

  • Full payment required with class registration to confirm your spot.
  • Payment is non-refundable.
  • If the class you want is full, please visit our waitlist contact page to add your name to the list.
  • Class fees can be transferred to a future class or service provided at least 72 hours notice of withdrawal is given before the start date of the class.
  • All participating dogs must have proof of their vaccines.