BASIC MANNERS CLASS
For any dog 6 months and older.
This is a 6 week on-leash class intended for quiet, people-friendly and dog-friendly dogs to learn basic manners. Includes an Orientation, without dogs, one week prior to class. Informative resource material and weekly Homework instructions.
Ideal for young energetic friendly adolescent dogs that are:
- Not paying attention to the owner
- Not responding to commands
- No recall
- Pulling on the leash
- Mouthing but have never injured a human or another dog from a bite.
This on-leash class teaches:
- Controlling the dog’s energy and enthusiasm
- How to address undesired behaviours
- Capturing the dog’s attention,
- How to increase the reliability of responses to commands (Sit, Down, Stand)
- Reliable Stays and commands around Distraction, adding in Duration then Distance (3 D's)
- Walking with a loose leash
- Leave it, Take it, Drop it
- Emergency Recall
Off-leash and handling exercises may be incorporated if your dog’s behavior and demeanor is friendly towards people and dogs.
Barking dogs that are too disruptive and cannot learn “Woof” and “Shush” in class, may require and individual behavior consultation. Refer to this article for some further insight into why your dog may be barking: Barkaholics Not Very Anonymous .
Proof of a vaccination protocol or tither testing is required. If you are taking your dog to a day care or dog park you should discuss flea and lice treatments with your veterinarian.
Graduates of Basic Manners may register for the Intermediate Outdoor Class and may join the Leash Walking Group.
$30 off the Intermediate Class if it's your third class within 2 years from taking Puppy (or private Puppy Package) and Basic Manners Class.
BASIC MANNERS CLASSES are at Canine Campus, 2109A Louie Dr, West Kelowna, BC., starting:
Next class dates:
Orientation: March 31st at 7pm through Zoom
Tuesdays starting on April 6th - May 11th FULL
Wednesdays starting on April 7th - May 12th FULL
Mondays starting April 12 - May 17th FULL
Time: 7pm - 8:15pm
Next class dates: Registration will open April 1st
Orientation: May 13th at 7pm through Zoom
Tuesdays starting on May 18 - Jun 22nd FULL pending payment
Wednesdays starting on May 19 - Jun 23rd
Cost for 6 WEEK CLASS is $235
Max. 6 dogs per class.
Includes Orientation with Training Homework and Weekly Homework notes sent to you by email. You have the choice to read your Homework electronically or print yourself as I will be moving towards paperless material.
Discount rate of $80/hour for people that are in a class and want to either catch up with a missed class and/or apply classroom instruction to their home environment.
Go to BOOK NOW to register.
Your spot is confirmed upon payment and required within 24 hours of booking.
Once you have paid, you will receive an email with confirmation and further details.
There is a $20 admin fee for cancellations if notified 1 week prior to class start date.
There is a $40 fee if notified after that and before class begins.
There are no refunds once class begins.
Email if you'd like to be added to the wait list and attend Orientation.