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Schedules: Obedience Classes

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Classes will be postponed on any stat holidays or the weekends of a stat holiday, and resume the following week.

 
Courses and Schedules

COURSE NAME: Family Dog - Beginners

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
PREREQUISITE: For dogs over the age of 16 weeks.

This very popular course covers the basics of dog obedience. We use positive, marker-based reward training.

If you have taken our Puppy Preschool Program, this course will solidify what your dog has learned, while taking their training to the next level. If this is your first foray into obedience with your dog, this is the course that will form the basis of all your dog's education.

We will cover walking on leash (heel) - sit - stay - down - come - sit/stay - down/stay - attention - leave it - jumping up - distraction work. Family Dog is taught in a fun and informative manner, and includes a games night.

This course is one of the prerequisites for our Agility Program.


COURSE FEE:  222.00 (+ taxes)

COURSE LENGTH:  6 weeks

COURSE NOTES:  This class is for dogs over 16 weeks of age. If you have a toy breed under 20 weeks of age, our Puppy Preschool class may also be an option.

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 DateTimeAddressDescriptionTrainerStatusNotes
Select Mar 14, 2020 Saturdays at 10:00 am (no class Mar 21 or Apr 11)975 Kingston Road (west of Victoria Park)Kingston Road United Church (2nd floor)JanaTHIS CLASS IS NOW FULLNote: No class Mar 21 or Apr 11. Class will resume the following week.
Select Jul 8, 2020 Wednesdays at 7:00 pm889 Westney Road, Ajax2 min south of Hwy 401 (2nd floor)AmandaTHIS CLASS IS NOW FULL 
Select Jul 8, 2020 Wednesdays at 8:00 pm889 Westney Road, Ajax2 min south of Hwy 401 (2nd floor)AmandaTHIS CLASS IS NOW FULL 
Select Jul 16, 2020 Thursdays at 7:00 pm889 Westney Road, Ajax2 min south of Hwy 401 (2nd floor)Lynda1 Spot Left 
Select Jul 30, 2020 Thursdays at 8:00 pm889 Westney Road, Ajax2 min south of Hwy 401 (2nd floor)Lynda1 Spot Left 
Select Aug 15, 2020 Saturdays at 10:00 am (no class Sep 5)889 Westney Road, Ajax2 min south of Hwy 401 (2nd floor)HildaThis class is almost fullNOTE: No class Sep 5. Class resumes the following week.
Select Aug 19, 2020 Wednesdays at 7:00 pm889 Westney Road, Ajax2 min south of Hwy 401 (2nd floor)Amanda  
Select Aug 24, 2020 Mondays at 8:00 pm (no class Sep 7)889 Westney Road, Ajax2 min south of Hwy 401 (2nd floor)Kristi NOTE: No class Sep 7. Class resumes the following week.
Select Aug 25, 2020 Tuesdays at 7:00 pm889 Westney Road, Ajax2 min south of Hwy 401 (2nd floor)Lynda  
Select Sep 8, 2020 Tuesdays at 8:00 pm889 Westney Road, Ajax2 min south of Hwy 401 (2nd floor)Lynda  
Select Sep 24, 2020 Thursdays at 7:00 pm889 Westney Road, Ajax2 min south of Hwy 401 (2nd floor)Lynda  
Select Sep 30, 2020 Wednesdays at 7:00 pm889 Westney Road, Ajax2 min south of Hwy 401 (2nd floor)Amanda  
Select Sep 30, 2020 Wednesdays at 8:00 pm889 Westney Road, Ajax2 min south of Hwy 401 (2nd floor)Amanda  
Select Oct 3, 2020 Saturdays at 10:00 am (no class Oct 10)889 Westney Road, Ajax2 min south of Hwy 401 (2nd floor)Hilda NOTE: No class Oct 10. Class resumes the following week.
Select Oct 6, 2020 Tuesdays at 7:00 pm889 Westney Road, Ajax2 min south of Hwy 401 (2nd floor)Lynda  
Select Oct 19, 2020 Mondays at 7:00 pm889 Westney Road, Ajax2 min south of Hwy 401 (2nd floor)Kristi  
Select Oct 19, 2020 Mondays at 8:00 pm889 Westney Road, Ajax2 min south of Hwy 401 (2nd floor)Kristi  


COURSE NAME: Practical Living - Intermediate

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
PREREQUISITE: Family Dog Beginners (or equivalent group obedience class) taken within the past year.

Practical Living is a Life Skills course for dogs covering topics needed for everyday living. This course will concentrate on training that enhances our every day life with our dogs.

In this class, we build on the foundations learned in Family Dog class and challenge our dogs to become that fabulous pooch that will be welcome anywhere.

Topics included in this course: Stand for Exam, Leave It, Back Up, Down at Distance, Some work on Recall, Automatic Sit, Go to your Mat, Doorway Etiquette, Meet & Greet (people and dogs), Find It Game, and a ton of work on proofing the "stay", one of the most underestimated words and one that is extremely practical when it is solid.

This class can be taken as a prerequisite for Agility.


COURSE FEE:  222.00 (+ taxes)

COURSE LENGTH:  6 weeks

COURSE NOTES:  You must have completed our Family Dog Beginners class (or equivalent group class) within the last year. If you have attended a group beginners class at another school, please include details of the course in the Notes section of the registration form. An assessment may be required to ensure you are in the right class.

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 DateTimeAddressDescriptionTrainerStatusNotes
Select Jul 14, 2020 Tuesdays at 7:00 pm889 Westney Road, Ajax2 min south of Hwy 401 (2nd floor)LyndaTHIS CLASS IS NOW FULL 
Select Jul 28, 2020 Tuesdays at 8:00 pm889 Westney Road, Ajax2 min south of Hwy 401 (2nd floor)Lynda  
Select Aug 15, 2020 Saturdays at 11:00 am (no class Sep 5)889 Westney Road, Ajax2 min south of Hwy 401 (2nd floor)HildaThis class is almost fullNOTE: No class Sep 5. Class resumes the following week.
Select Aug 19, 2020 Wednesdays at 8:00 pm889 Westney Road, Ajax2 min south of Hwy 401 (2nd floor)Amanda  


COURSE NAME: Walk This Way

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
PREREQUISITE: Dog must not be leash reactive and should be friendly with other dogs and people.

Now, walking your dog will be something you look forward to! This intermediate level course will delve into exercises geared to improve your dog's walk on lead. This is a course with all the focus toward walking nicely on lead....loose lead walking and heeling. Attention while moving, focus, and watching you and working as a team will all be addressed. There will be lots of work on getting your dog to work on, and stay on, your left side. Great for all dogs whether they are family pets or sprucing up for obedience trials. This course is great for Rally Obedience students at any level, to improve and practice their heeling skills.

Heeling Circles - One Step Heel - Clock Heel - Touch - Reverse Clock Heel - Back Up into Postion - Improvement of Finish -Training Walks - Pace changes - Turns - Heeling with distractions - hand signal


COURSE FEE:  148.00 (+ taxes)

COURSE LENGTH:  4 weeks

COURSE NOTES:  This course is not suitable for dogs that are leash reactive (lunge out or vocalize at other dogs or people). Dog must be friendly with other dogs and people.

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 DateTimeAddressDescriptionTrainerStatusNotes
Select Aug 11, 2020 Tuesdays at 6:00 pm889 Westney Road, Ajax2 min south of Hwy 401 (2nd floor)Lynda  

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