For dogs who have completed both Junior and Senior Puppy Class or Beginner Obedience Class, and want to continue learning!
Advanced Obedience Class is a group lesson attended by both dog and handler together. Class sizes are limited so you and your dog get the attention you need to succeed. Our Advanced Obedience Class builds on the skills learned in Beginner Obedience Class as well as Junior and Senior Puppy Class.
- Automatic Sit
- Ignoring distractions
- Retrieve games
- Stay from across the room
- Sit and Down while in motion
Sporting Scent Detection class teaches you the basics of introducing your dog to Sporting Scent Detection. Whether you are learning to enrich your dogs life and build a strong bond with your dog, or are looking to compete this course is for you! Scent Detection is a great skill for dogs of all ages and sizes.
Teach your dog to use its natural instinct to find a specific scent. By the end of this course you will have a strong foundation to begin trialing in Sporting Scent Detection at the Novice/Started level.
Both novice and advanced scent skills can be learned in school or through our online learning platform at www.thedogscents.com
Trick Class with Certified Trick Instructor Lorraine Purnell is a great way to build your relationship with your dog and provide mental stimulation for them as well.
This fun group session starts with the basics of learning tricks and builds on what you have learned with each class.
Any dog can learn! Whether its just for fun, or you are working toward a trick certification, this class is for you!
Rally Obedience is a competitive dog sport where dog and handler proceed through an obedience course using designated signs that tell them what behaviours are required to complete the course. This course will help you hone your obedience commands for Rally using drills and practice courses.
This one-hour weekly class will lay a strong foundation for Rally Obedience competitors during this six week program.
Your dog should have a solid foundation in obedience skills for this class.
Sport Puppy Prep Class teaches aspiring sport puppies and handler’s the skills they will need to participate in many dog sports.
You will learning targeting, tunnels, jumps, off leash control, shadow handling and much more!
In Canine Condition and Fitness you will work with your dog to help it be in peak physical condition with Certified Canine Conditioning Coach, Lorraine Purnell.
Canine Conditioning helps dogs with co-ordination, improves flexibility and reduces the risk of joint problems, sport related injuries and arthritis using physical manipulation by the handler and fitness equipment specially designed for your canine.
Canine Conditions is a safe and effective way to physically and mentally exercise your dog, and balance the canine body.
This course is NOT intended for rehabilitation purposes.
*Dogs must be able to actively participate in class. If you have any questions about your dog’s fitness to participate please consult your veterinarian.
Tracking is a dog sport in which the handler teaches the dog to follow human scent (stranger) along a pre-laid path to end a lost article (ie:glove)
In this course you will learn to lay tracks, get your dog started with tracking human scent, handle corners and more in order to create a strong foundation in tracking for enrichment or trial.
(NOTE: sessions take place both inside the school and outdoors. Please be prepared to work outside in all types of weather conditions.)
*Both dog and handler must be able to actively participate in class. If you have any questions about your dog’s fitness to participate please consult your veterinarian.