November 28 - January 16, 2024
(Note: 2 week break for holidays)
7:00PM - 8:00PM
Duration: 1 Hour
This class is ideal for dogs aged 16 weeks or older, with little to no prior training experience. Rescue dogs, or older dogs new to the family are welcome. Puppy Basics 101 graduates are also welcome.
This is not a class for behaviour modification, socialization or reactive dogs. Dogs must be fully vaccinated (according to age).
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:
- Leave it
- Drop it/ Take it
*if your dog knows any of these cues from a previous puppy class, alternative cues may be taught. E.g. If your dog knows ‘Sit’ you can learn ‘Spin’. ‘Down’ can turn into ‘Play Dead’.
January 8 - February 12, 2024
7:00 PM - 8:00PM
Duration: 1 Hour
Walks shouldn’t be a frIn 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:
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)
Please bring a leash, treats and toys to class.strating experience! In this 5-week course, your dog will learn proper leash manners. Make your walks a pleasure by teaching your dog to walk calmly and politely at your side without pulling, lunging, or barking.
No gimmicks, no special tools or collars, no problem. Set your pup up for success by teaching them how you want them behave when out and about.
We understand that sometimes things come up and you are not able to make class. We ask that you kindly advise us if you will not be in attendance. Each client gets one (1) make-up class that will have to be scheduled prior to the next group class. Should you miss more than one (1) class, any additional make up classes will be charged at a rate of $100/hour.
THERE IS NO REFUNDS ON GROUP CLASSES. If you have to withdrawal from a class, a refund will NOT be issued.
Does your pup or dog require a specialized plan? Or do you need more 1:1 coaching yourself? Whatever the reason, we are here to help!
Our trainers believe in positive reinforcement and building a mutually respectful relationship between you and your dog to achieve desired behaviour.
Wednesday, Thursdays, Fridays.
Please contact us to discuss a customized program.
1 Hour Private Session - *Starting at $100/hr
30 min Private Session - *Staring at $60/30 mins
1 Hour Virtual Private Session - *Starting at $80/hr
30 min Virtual Private Session - *Starting at $50/30 mins
Advanced Behaviour Training (Behaviour Adjustment Training)
BAT helps animals gain confidence and social skills. BAT is a natural method that creates an emotionally safe interaction with minimal intrusion.
1 Hour Private Session - *Starting at $150/hr
*Rates based on difficulty of behaviours and duration required.
Travel within 15km of The Social Pup location. Anything outside of travel limits will be charged an hourly rate for gas/mileage.
Clients will be emailed a REQUEST TO CONFIRM notice 48 hours prior to your Private Training Session. Should you either NOT CONFIRM or CONFIRM and subsequently cancel within the 48 hours, your full fee is required for payment prior to booking your next Private Training session.
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