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Wed, Oct 25


TailWaggers - Dog Gym

Puppy Kindergarten (for dogs age 16 to 22 aged at start of course)

Need some help with your new puppy? Learn how to teach your pup the basic skills required for everyday life. This is more than just a course, the PKGTN is supported by an online group, with videos and handouts.

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Puppy Kindergarten (for dogs age 16 to 22 aged at start of course)
Puppy Kindergarten (for dogs age 16 to 22 aged at start of course)

Time & Location

Oct 25, 2023, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

TailWaggers - Dog Gym, 573 Lubitz Rd, Pembroke, ON K8A 6W6, Canada

About the event

This course aims to provide an early foundation for future training, allowing both handler and pup to become accustom to the style of training and the skills involved. Teaching skills  from a fundamental  level to more advanced as you progress. 

In todays world we are seeing more and more pups that are struggling with understanding how to cope with life. Having a confident pup can also be a challenge this course coupled with the Puppy Pre-Skool and/or Basic Skills couorses aim to help you and your pup succeed. Not only do we provide training for the basic skills for your dog, but we also provide you with the skills to understand your pup/dog more how to deal with everyday situations.

We hope you can joining us and we can share your pups journey!

This course can also be taken as a separate module and does not have to follow the Puppy Pre-Skool.

The course includes an introduction to training, training techniques, how and why science based training works.

Skill based activities include;

Focus and Attention Work,

Impulse Control

Loose Leash Walking


Perfect Stays

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: Oct 25th, Nov 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th at 5:30pm

If you are unable to attend class please let us know in advance.

Classes are limited to 3 dogs

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