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 current vaccination protocol or tither testing is required. (Click to read: Dr Dodds Vaccination Protocol for Dogs)
Graduates of Basic Manners may register for the Intermediate Outdoor Class and may join the Loose Leash Walking Group.
$50 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:
Tuesday Jan 21 - Feb 25 from 7:00 - 8:30 pm *Full Pending confirmation of payment
Sunday Jan 26 - Mar 1 from 2:30 - 4:00 pm *FULL* Pending confirmation of payment
Monday Jan 27 - (NO CLASS FEB 17th) Mar 9 from 7:00 - 8:30 pm *FULL* Pending confirmation of payment
Orientation (without dogs) - Tuesday Jan 14th at 7pm at Canine Campus
Cost for 6 WEEK CLASS is $220
Includes Orientation with Training Homework and Weekly Homework notes.
Classes need a min of 5 dogs to run. Max. 6 dogs per class.
Discount rate of $70/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. Does not include a summary of the training session.
Go to BOOK NOW to register.
Your spot is confirmed on a first come first serve basis after payment.
Payment for group class is due upon booking or your spot will re-open. You can cancel before class begins for a $20 administration fee. Please consider the dates before you book.
Print your Registration/Waiver and bring it to Orientation.
Email if you'd like to be added to the wait list and attend Orientation.