In this 6 week course, owners are taught how to train though basic puppy issues like potty training, social skills, and a few basic commands like sit, stay and recall. We will be teaching you how to communicate with your puppy and how to read their body language as well.
Topics covered: Crate training, potty training, bite inhibition, jumping, importance of daily routines, focus cues, wait, recall, dog body language and more.
In this 6-week course, owners are taught how to train the 7 most important tricks for obedience and how to fool proof them (think distractions!). In this class your dog will learn:
- “Yes” markers
- Name orientation
- 7 basic obedience tricks
- Fool Proofing
- Luring and Capturing skills
- Enrichment ideas
The 7 Obedience Tricks: Sit, Down, Stay/Release, Leave it, Drop it/Take it, Recall, Place/Off
Fool Proofing skills include: Fading the lures, Hand cues vs. Verbal cues, 3D’s (Distance, Duration and Distraction) eg. stay distraction proofing, door manners, etc.
In this 6-week course we will be addressing obedience and behaviours that are more advanced than Level 1. You must have completed our Level 1 or taken a proficiency test to qualify for this class.
In this class you will learn about common issues and tricks like:
· Place level 2
· Counter surfing
· Jumping on unwanted furniture
· Off level 2
· Door Manners
· Polite greeting
· Jumping behaviour
· Sit for attention (alternative to jumping)
· Resource Guarding prevention
· Drop it level 2
· Excessive barking management
· Quiet cue
· Recall level 2 for off leash training
· Fool Proofing these tricks and behaviour (Distraction, Duration, Distance, Generalization, and Discrimination)
This is not a class for reactive dogs, dogs with high levels of resource guarding, or aggressive behaviour.
Your dog needs to know (prior to signing up for this class)
· Stay/Wait for 1min or 20sec distracted.
· Off level 1 (hand and verbal cues)
· Drop it level 1 (body and/or verbal cues)
· Recall Level 1 (indoors and backyard)
In this course you and your dog will learn new tricks and training techniques, and also fool proof your Level 1 skills.
Level 2 Tricks include:
· Place chain
· Roll over
· Back up
· Touch Targeting
Everyone will be taught the Hand/Body cues and Verbal cues for each new trick.
Fool Proofing level 1 tricks will include: - Working though the 3 D’s (Distance, Distraction and Duration training) - Generalization training (human to human and location to location) - Discrimination Training. (What cue belongs to what trick) - Thinning Food Rewards - Maintenance phase This is not a class for behaviour modification, socialization or reactive dogs. All participants must have graduated a formal level 1 Obedience or Trick Class. All participants dogs must know: - Name orientation or eye contact cues. - Sit - Down - Stay and/or Wait - Leave it - Recall Equipment you will need: • Treats • Bed/place (not a crate) • Leash • Target (will explain in class)
This 5 week Course is designed to teach you how to communicate to your dog to walk nice on a leash.
In this course you will learn:
- Loose leash walking techniques
- Focus skill
- Leg weave (indoors only)
- Fool proofing threw distractions
- Distance training harder triggers