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:
Orientation: September 9th at 7pm through Zoom
September 15th to October 20th FULL
September 16th to October 21st FULL
Time: 7pm - 8:15
Next possible class dates:
Orientation: October 27th at 7pm through Zoom
Tuesdays starting on November 3rd - December 8th FULL pending payments
Wednesdays starting November 4th - December 9th FULL pending payments
Time: 7pm - 8:15pm
Cost for 6 WEEK CLASS is $235
Max. 5 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.
Dates subject to Covid regulations.
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Your spot is confirmed on a first come first serve basis.
Please carefully check your dates before you book.
Email if you'd like to be added to the wait list and attend Orientation.