Beginning with Basics

 

To register for a class online, see instructions below. If you need help to register please email us

 

For those who have trouble committing to a specific weekly class, there are options to attend a different class each week. Please contact Anne-Marie to discuss.

 

For puppies under 14 weeks, we recommend the Puppy Playschool course.

 

By submitting your registration for this course you are agreeing to our Policies.

 

Beginning with Basics

 

For all dogs who want to learn!  We welcome dogs of all sizes and with a variety of backgrounds (e.g., purebreds, mixed breeds, and rescue dogs) to come and work together. Let us start you off right.  The program includes 7 classes (1 hour, once a week). This course is suggested for dogs 14 weeks to two years old. If your dog is over 2, please contact us to see which class is the best fit.

 

Proof of vaccination required upon registration (please email a photo or scanned copy)

 

Life Skills

Social skills with dogs (off-leash play)

Social skills with people (polite greeting)

Impulse control

Confidence building

Focus and attention building

Body Awareness

Training Skills

Sit, Down & Stand (verbal & hand signal cues)

Leave it & Take it

Go to mat

Stay

Loose-leash walking skills

Come when called

Tricks

Human Skills

Positive reinforcement training

Timing & Placement of rewards

Fading a food lure properly

Training new hand signal cues

Training new verbal cues

Leash handling skills

Reading body language

Grooming & Husbandry

Relationship building

 

 

What to bring to class:

  • 6ft leash (non-retractable/flexi leash)

 

  • Training tools - flat collar, harness, gentle leader/halti (we do not use choke chains, martingales, or prong collars in our training programs)

 

  • A variety of treats (ex. kibble, semi-moist treats, freeze-dried liver)

 

  • Water dish

 

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Click on your preferred start date to sign up through our secure online registration system. Payment can be completed online or arrangements can be made to pay in person.

 

All class prices are including HST

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It's Small Time

 

This class will focus on training as well as socialization for the small dog.  This program includes recall, loose leash walking, leave it and take it, handling, tricks and playtime.  This class will be 1 hour once a week for 7 weeks.

 

The next class starts: 

Click on your preferred start date to sign up through our secure online registration system. Payment can be completed online or arrangements can be made to pay in person.

 

All class prices are including HST

start dates shown

dd/mm/yyyy

SERVICES

-Obedience Training

-Private Training

-Agility Training

-Reactive Dog Training

-Behaviour Consultations

...and more!

ADDRESS

290 Hazelwood Drive
Thunder Bay, ON P7G 1Y4

 

Mail: caninelearning@gmail.com
Tel:  807-476-6646

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