Classes and Services
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Although we aim to serve all new students, sometimes we are at maximum capacity In order to ensure our exceptional quality in training, our focus must remain teaching the existing enrolled students.
We aim to respond to all inquiries but sometimes it is not possible.
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PRIVATE LESSONS & HOME VISITS
Group lessons are not always possible or suitable, this is why we offer private lessons and training. Want some help with a new puppy? Needing help with house set up for a new dog or need some problem-solving advice? We are here to help.
Private Lessons and Home Visits $120 per visit.
PUPPY & ADVANCED PUPPY FOUNDATION
Imprinting of 45+ practical behaviours including basic obedience commands to create a harmonious relationship and communication with your puppy.
Exercise & Relaxation Techniques
Formal Heel Imprinting
Loose Leash Walking
Socialization & Exposure Activities
Play and Dog Sport Skills
Health, Grooming, Nail & Nutrition Information
Problem Solving and Prevention of Common Problems
Long Leash Work
Class Includes: 10 hours of class time, digital copy of your dog photo
Opportunity to continue to Ob 1 class and join Canines & Co. as a member for discounted class prices!
(10 Months & Older)
This course is designed for adult dogs to get a foundation to fix any problems you've encountered with your adult dog. You will learn how to reset bad habits, get a foundation to develop further skills. while preparing for further classes such as Trail and Recall and Obedience 1. 45 skills will be taught.
Walking on a Loose Leash
Turning and Changing Gate
The Art of Play Skills
Walking Through a Distraction on a Lead
Come when Called
Naturally Meeting other People and Dogs.
10 hours of class time
Digital Copy of your dog graduation photo
Opportunity to graduate to Obedience 1 Class and join Canines & Co. as a member for discounted class prices
The Following Classes are Available To You After You've Completed a Foundation Class or Private Lessons
TRAIL & RECALL
Trail recall control designed to provide you with effective handling skills on trail safety, off leash control, stopping wild life chasing or reactive aggressive behaviors on trails. This is an innovative, motivational way to work on recall in different locations where hikers, bikers or other dog owners are also present. You will learn how truly exercise your dog during your walks and increase the bond and cooperation of your walking companion.
DOG SPORTS & MOTIVATION AND ENGAGEMENT TRAINING
Want a safe and fun environment to socialize and exercise your dog while learning new dog sports and activites?
Engagment and play are an essential component to any dog’s life.
We introduce you to Rally 0, Tracking, Practical Agility, Puller Skills, Tricks, Nose Work.
Learn how to enjoy and relax with a polite and happy dog walking partner in town everyone can enjoy! Get ready for the summer markets and relaxed walks with your friends!
CANINE GOOD NEIGHBOR PREPARATION
This class prepares you to take the official Canadian Kennel Club (CKC) test designed to evaluate dogs on their understanding of basic obedience commands, social behavior and the relationship with their handler. Upon successful testing the CKC issues a registered certificate of completion. This preparation class is a great starting point for young dogs, reactive dogs (after they have taken foundation courses) and future therapy dogs.
Opportunity to undergo testing for Canine Good Neighbor Certificate
Opportunity to Volunteer with Canines & Co. Group visits to senior’s and therapy centres
Most of the problems faces dog owners are aggression, damaging of belongings, disobedience, illness, including diseases of musculoskeletal system and obesity. Most problems are cause mainly by one reason – lack of physical and psycho – emotional activity. The uniqueness of the PULLER is that it is able to provide the necessary workout and at the same time a dog owner will not spend more time on training. Once you learn how to utilize the PULLER to it’s full potential your will be able to exercise your dog under 20 minutes in and outdoors providing a full workout and tired dog!
OBEDIENCE LEVEL 1
This class is for maturing young or adult dogs with solid foundation and lots of positive cooperation skills learned in Puppy or Obedience Foundation (Puppy or Foundation are prerequisites). This class works on all basic obedience trained behaviors with distraction while having fun and exercising your dog.
Long Focused Attention
Problem Solving Behaviour
Changes in Gate
Play and Focus Under Distraction
Play and Exercise Skills
Phasing out Food Rewards
Practical and Competition Level Preparation Skills
OBEDIENCE LEVEL 2
Final level of Basic Obedience training. This is the skills all dog owners must master in order to give their dog freedom and high quality of life.
The course is designed to challenge you and test you on Basic Obedience skill sets under moderate to high distractions in a group setting with exposure to everyday situations.
All of the foundation and reinforced skills will be used and solidified to give you a reliable responsive dog on a day to day bases.
OBEDIENCE LEVEL 3
Advanced Obedience for Sport. Skills include BH (Begleithund "Companion Dog Test"), recreation training in advanced obedience, tracking, and bite work. and FCI (Fédération Cynologique Internationale) Compliance Test
This advanced, on and off leash obedience can be done with various breeds and can be done for fun not necessarily for competition. Learn how to have that high performance relationship training with your dog, it's AMAZING and so much FUN!