Basic Life Skills & Manners

Basic Life Skills & Manners is for pups over 6 months of of age.   

This Science & Rewards Based Training course is 5 weeks in length, consecutive weeks.  (no classes on statutory holidays)

A maximum of 2 persons per dog may attend. Limited numbers due to the pandemic and being indoors. 

Throughout classes we will touch on these important subjects: 

  • The importance of setting your dog up for success
  • How to read dog body language so your dog's experiences can be positive.
  • Trouble shooting common behaviours 

While Playing Fun Games and Interacting with your Dog, you'll be introduced to a variety of life skills!  
(distractions will be added as weeks progress)

  • Name Recognition / Eye contact
  • Sit / Down / Stand > Parallel
  • Give / Drop / Leave it (off) 
  • Go to your Mat
  • Stay
  • Wait (similar to stay but with freedom to sit/ stand or down)
  • Move away / get behind me
Good Outdoor Manners are the key to harmonious walks. You'll learn: 

  • Connected Loose Leash Walking
  • Come when called
  • Meet no Greet (impulse control)
  • Polite Greetings
  • Look at That / Engage & Disengage (dealing with 'distractions') 
Enrolled Students will get full access to our free Private Community Training Support Group, packed with everything discussed in class, demo videos and more! 

Location: Training Center - 305 Cedar Street,  New Westminster, BC
Cost - $295.00 plus tax  *  NO CLASS OCTOBER 10th, Happy Thanksgiving! 

Questions, please email

* We are unable to offer make up classes, please make arrangements to attend all classes.