The Next Step
The Next Step is for dogs who have taken Beginning with Basics (or similar, with permission of instructor) and are ready to add difficulty to basic behaviours as well as learn more advanced obedience skills. To register for a class online, see instructions below. If you need help to register please email us
The Next Step
This class is a continuation of the skills you learned in Beginning with Basics. It includes the introduction of distractions and advanced training techniques. Although this is a group class, every attempt is made to tailor the content and coaching to the level of experience of you and your dog. The program includes 7 classes (1 hour, once a week).
Advanced greeting skills (people & dogs)
Working through distractions
Settle in new environments
Advanced mat work
Recall from distractions
Advanced walking skills
Real-life "Leave It"
Transferring skills to real life
Training with distractions and distance
Advanced leash handling skills
Advanced husbandry and handling
Continued relationship building
Introduction to marker words
Prerequisite: Beginning with Basics
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.
The next set of classes will start: