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. You can also register by calling 476-6646.

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The Next Step


This class is a continuation of the basic 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). It is recommended that a basic course in obedience be completed before attending this class.


  • Reliable recall

  • Stays (Sit and down)

  • Settle on mat

  • Heeling (anti-pull walking)

  • Games and tricks

  • Leave it and take it

  • Greeting people and other dogs


The next set of classes will start:

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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...and more!


290 Hazelwood Drive
Thunder Bay, ON P7G 1Y4


Tel:  807-476-6646

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