Thu, Sep 14|
TailWaggersK9Sport Dog Gym
New 6 Week Class !! Basic Skills Level 1 (for +22weeks age, entry level)
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, but this is not required
Time & Location
Sep 14, 2023, 6:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. EDT
TailWaggersK9Sport Dog Gym, 573 Lubitz Rd, Pembroke, ON K8A 6W6, Canada
About the event
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.
The course includes an introduction to training, training techniques, how and why science based training works.
Skill based activities include;
Focus and Attention Work,
Loose Leash Walking
AND we have added these and more!!
Intro in to Science Based Training - why? because understanding how and why the training works will help you problem solve when things just are not working the right way.
Advocating for your Dog - why? because its easy to become overwhelmed - understand when it is appropriate to just say No
Techniques to help prevent unwanted behaviours - why? Did you know that resource guarding is a natural behaviour, did you know we can easily trigger the behaviour by our actions.
New Recall Games - why? because recall is FUN!!
Additional video support and homework sheets are emailed to help you on your journey with your new pup, and can be shared with members of you household.
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
Please note the following course (Basic Skills Level 2).
Cost $189 6x45mins-1hour (lesson time 45mins) Course dates are: Sept 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th, Oct 5th and 12th at 6:45pm to 7:45pm- <class start date move to Sept 14th due to weather>
If you are unable to attend class please let us know in advance.
Classes are limited to 3 dogs