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 a downloadble Training Booklet with informative resource material and weekly Homework instructions.​

This on-leash class teaches:

- Managing the dog’s energy and enthusiasm

- How to address undesired behaviours

- Capturing the dog’s attention, 

- How to increase the reliability of responses to cues for Sit, Down, and Stand

- Reliable Stays and responses to your cues around Distraction, adding in Duration then Distance (3 D's)

- Walking with a loose leash 

- Heeling

- 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 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 

Vaccinations:  If you are taking your dog to a day care or dog parks you should discuss kennel cough, flea and lice treatments with your veterinarian. Your vaccination protocol will vary depending on your dog's lifestyle and outdoor exposure. Please read: 

Dr Dodds Vaccination Protocol for Dogs

Classes are held at Canine Campus Dog Day Care in West Kelowna, and requires all their dogs to be in good health, up to date vaccinations, kennel cough and flea and lice treatment to attend their day care. Dogs potty accidents are cleaned with professional and safe cleaning products.  

BASIC MANNERS CLASSES are at Canine Campus, 2109A Louie Dr, West Kelowna, BC., starting:

Sundays starting on Jan 9th - Feb 13th 2022 from 11am - Noon FULL

Tuesdays starting on Jan 11th - Feb 15th from 7pm - 8:15pm FULL 

Wednesdays starting on Jan 12th - Feb 16th from 7pm - 8:15pm FULL 

Next dates :

Registration will open on Feb 14th at 7am.

Tuesdays starting on April 5th - May 10th from 7pm - 8:15pm 

Wednesdays starting on April 6th - May 11th from 7pm - 8:15pm

Cost for 6 WEEK CLASS is $240

6 dogs per class.

A code for the downloadable Basic Manners Booklet with pre-class preparation and homework instruction for class and weekly homework notes will be emailed to you with confirmation of your spot. The pre-class preparation and homework instruction must be started 1 week prior to your class start date. The booklet can be found in the More section. 


If you are not reading through the required material and ready for class or following your weekly homework it will be difficult for you and your dog to keep up to the rest of the class.

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. 

Discount rate of $80/hour for people that are in a class and want to catch up with a missed class.  Required if missed more than 1 class. 

Go to BOOK NOW to register and e-transfer payment to:

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 your code.
There is a $20 admin fee for cancellations if notified 1 week prior to class start date and a $40 fee if notified after that. 
There are no refunds once class begins.