Covid-19 & Classes

  • 1 handler/person per dog in each class
  • Working places in class will be clearly marked to give the 6′ distance needed
  • Surfaces are disinfected before and between classes
  • If you may have been exposed or are not feeling well PLEASE stay home
  • For adult classes we will work outdoors when possible
  • We cannot offer refunds if you cancel or miss classes due to illness and have not cancelled 7 days prior to your start date
  • We do not offer make up classes, we cannot offer refunds if you or your dog becomes ill

Which class is right for you?

Puppy Kindergarten

Price: $240 + gst

Puppy socialization done right saves lives. Prevention of fear (which causes aggression) is our goal. Yes, we teach sit, down, stay, leave it, drop it, recall etc. but most importantly we give you the skills to raise a socially confident dog you enjoy sharing your life with.


Skills taught for puppy:


Marker training, wait, touch, look, paw, leave it, drop it, stay, recall, mat training, body handling, desensitization & more!

START DATES:

Aug 23 @ 4:30pm

Aug 23 @ 6:00pm *1 Spot!*

If these dates/times don’t work for you, please find our waitlist HERE for future classes.

Classes are not held on holidays or long weekends. Please take this into consideration when booking the class that works for you.

We cannot offer make-up sessions, please see our cancellation policies

Manners Novice
  • 3 dogs per class,
  • 17 weeks and older
  • 4 weeks, 60 minute classes
  • For older puppies who have not yet had training

Price: $240 + gst

If you missed your chance to take Puppy and Manners may be too advanced to start off with, Teens is a great introduction to training your dog and building foundational behaviors. Limited to 3 dogs per class.

Skills taught for manners novice:


Marker training, wait, touch, look, let’s go, leave it, drop it, stay, recall, mat training, body handling, desensitization, engagement & more!

START DATES:

Aug 26 @ 5:45pm

If these dates/times don’t work for you, please find our waitlist HERE for future classes.

Classes are not held on holidays or long weekends. Please take this into consideration when booking the class that works for you.

We cannot offer make-up sessions, please see our cancellation policies

Manners Advanced
  • 3 dogs per class,
  • 20 weeks and older
  • 4 weeks, 60 minute classes
  • For dogs who have some previous training experience

Price: $240 + gst

Manners is suitable for those who have completed some training and are ready for advanced behaviors. Explore new challenges and learn how to fine tune behaviors including recall, leash skills and cooperative care. Limited to 3 dogs per class.

Skills taught for manners advanced:


Foundational behaviours with increased distractions, distance and duration, chin rest, lay down on side, stand, emergency stop, loose leash walking & more!

START DATES:

Aug 17 @ 4:15pm *1 Spot*


If these dates/times don’t work for you, please find our waitlist HERE for future classes.

Classes are not held on holidays or long weekends. Please take this into consideration when booking the class that works for you.

We cannot offer make-up sessions, please see our cancellation policies

Tricks!
  • 3 dogs per class, older than 20 weeks
  • 3 weeks, 60 minute classes
  • Taught by our Certified Trick Dog Instructor!

Price: $185 + gst

Looking for a fun activity for you and your dog? Dog tricks are great mental stimulation for your dog and help you build your training skills in a fun and interactive environment!

Tricks taught (not limited to): spin in circles, peekaboo, take a bow, wave, leg weaves, roll over, play dead, crawl to name a few!

Students that complete the tricks can get their Novice Dog Trick Title!

START DATES:

TBD

If these dates/times don’t work for you, please find our waitlist HERE for future classes.

Classes are not held on holidays or long weekends. Please take this into consideration when booking the class that works for you.

We cannot offer make-up sessions, please see our cancellation policies

What You’ll Need for Class

  1. Treat training pouch
  2. Harness for your dog. We like the 2-Hounds Freedom Harness Best and the Ruffwear Front Range Harness
  3. Treats. Soft, smelly treats work well and some of your dogs kibble IF they love it
  4. Solid leash, no retractables
  5. A mat/small bed for your dog

Equipment We Don’t Allow

We are pretty picky, for good reason.

We don’t allow:

  1. Martingale collars
  2. Prong or chain/choke collars
  3. Ecollars/Shock
  4. Retractable leashes

Our Team

Our trainers are dedicated to your dogs’ success as well as yours! Our classes and services are designed to be FUN as we do not believe that learning should be anything but an enjoyable experience!

Sandy Wei, DipCBST

Sandy is a graduate with honors with a Diploma of Canine Behavior Science & Technology at CASI and hopes to obtain her CPDT certification this fall. Sandy has been certified by DogBiz as a force and fear free dog walker since 2016. Her philosophy and advocacy in bridging our lives with our dogs in a trusting manner includes meeting where the dogs are and not where we want them to be. Additionally, by viewing our relationship with dogs from a place of “look what I can do for the dog” and not “look what I can make my dog do”.

Carolina Bergonzoni, DipCBST, LLA

Carolina (she/her) is passionate about science-based and force-free dog training and handling. She is completed a Diploma of Canine Behaviour Science & Technology from CASI. She just completed and passed the exam of the Living & Learning with Animals with Dr. Susan Friedman. Carolina strongly believes that listening to what dogs wants and needs, keeping training fun and rewarding, and allowing dogs to have choices is the key to a happy and healthy dog. When not spending time on her education, Carolina can be found hiking and/or training her dog Avon Barksdale in Rally-O, Agility, Tricks, and Dock Diving.


Trust that our teaching process is tailored to your dogs’ needs as well as yours.