Wed, Oct 25|
TailWaggersK9Sport Dog Gym
Basic Skills Level 2 (for those who have already taken PKGTN or Basic Skills Level 1)
Learn how to teach your pup the basic skills required for everyday life, dog must have some basic skills for this session. Ideally you will have completed PKGTN with us - if you have no, please contact us first.
Time & Location
Oct 25, 2023, 6:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. EDT
TailWaggersK9Sport Dog Gym, 573 Lubitz Rd, Pembroke, ON K8A 6W6, Canada
About the event
This course builds on the techniques learnt during our PKGTN and or the Basic Skills Level 1 course.
Basic Skills - Enhancing you dogs desire to work with you is key to establishing good training practices and instilling key life skills for your dog.
If you have completed the previous course you will have learnt the some of the fundamental skills. This next 6 weeks will include how to build on the skills increasing their difficulty to challenge your dog (Why? - because if leave-it only applies to the item in your hand, when you use it on that squirrel that runs in front of you, it may not work…so we need to build on the complexity and the difficulty of the challenge)……..
This 6 week course includes:
Impulse Control with Distractions
Additional Techniques for Meeting People
Stays with distractions
More Loose Leash Walking Skills
More Recalls with Distractions
We have also added
Dog body language for the pet dog owner.
How to help your dog with Vet Visits
Training and Confidence with Place
This training will take place in Freds Dog Gym at 573 Lubitz Rd, Pembroke.
Dogs must have had 2nd set of vaccinations and must have Bordetella, proof required
Dogs must be toilet trained
Dogs must be dog-to-dog and dog-to-human friendly
So as not to overwhelm pups please note you are welcome to bring 1 other family member (children must be over 12yrs to take part in training, see below).
Children - while we hope every dog is child friendly, this is not something that can be assume Dogs in a new environments are often stressed and unpredictable. To ensure safety for all, children over the age of 12years are welcome to attend, please note we require a double leash method on the dog with a capable handler always holding one leash. If the child is not actively involved in training, they should be able to sit quietly (no children under 5yrs please)
Instructor: Hannah Hall
Dates: Oct 25th, Nov 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th at 6:45pm
Max 3 dogs per class, may include outdoor work (Spring/Summer/Fall)
Cost $199 includes hard back book on dog body language!!
Please bring a change of footwear
Please note you need a min of 75% attendance for course certificate and ribbon & 75% or higher in fianl test