Classes

Basic Obedience Dog Training

This successful training method looks at all aspects of your dog’s life including natural instincts and drives as well as environmental influences. This is a progressive training program that will educate you on the basic commands so you can communicate clearly and effectively with your dog and create a healthy working partnership.

Using positive reinforcement techniques without food treats, gimmicks, force or fear responses. This course teaches dog owners basic obedience working with the dog’s intelligence and willingness to co-operate. Also learn how to manage, rehabilitate and eliminate inappropriate behaviours such as:

  • Jumping up
  • Destructive chewing and mouthing
  • Excessive barking
  • Pulling on the leash

Small size group classes at four convenient locations to coach dog owners to a basic obedience routine on a six foot leash using the standard six commands with verbal commands and hand signals.

Pre-requisite: All dogs must be fully vaccinated

Intermediate & Agility Training at the Roundhouse Community Centre

Intermediate obedience class is for owners wanting to take their dog to the next level of training with more advanced training techniques and longer distance control keeping the dog’s senses sharp and the brain occupied.

This class focuses on improving the basic commands learned in beginner obedience, such as stay and recall working on improving to longer distances with distractions building to better off leash control. This class is also features agility training.  Dog agility is a sport in which a dog moves through and over an obstacle course with the guidance of his or her handler. Agility training boosts the dog’s confidence by working through exercises that require more focus, concentration, problem solving and teamwork.  It is a fun way to train and work with your dog as well as improving athletic ability. Agility is a fun way to help active canines “blow off steam” in a constructive and pleasurable manner, turning an unruly friend into a willing and co-operative team-mate.

Pre-requisite: Basic level of obedience training with reliable sit/down and recall.

Recreational Agility at Urban Puppy Daycare Centre

A perfect activity using a combination of physical exercise and mental stimulation for your dog. A fun and casual class for dogs of any age, size and breed with no previous training experience required. Just come and have fun and learn how to direct your dog through a series of obstacles gradually building better coordination, athletic ability and teamwork. All equipment is adjustable for different sizes and ability levels.

 

Pre-requisite: All dogs must be fully vaccinated

 

 

Call Nina at 604-802-8251 or send a message for information and details.