Basic Life Skills & Manners

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Basic Life Skills & Manners is for dogs over 5 months of of age.  

Start date: Sunday, December 11th, 2022 
End date: Sunday, January 22nd, 2023
Time:  10:30am - 11:30am  PDT 

This Science & Rewards Based Training course is 5 weeks in length, 60 minutes each week.

A maximum of 2 persons per dog may attend.  

Throughout classes we cover 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)

Good Outdoor Manners are the key to harmonious walks. You'll learn: 
  • Connected Loose Leash Walking
  • Come when called
  • Meet & greet / Meet NO greet (both dogs and humans) 
  • Look at That / Engage & Disengage (dealing with 'distractions') 

Location: Training Center - 305 Cedar Street,  New Westminster, BC
Cost - $295.00 plus tax
Instructor: Cathie Tims, CPDT-KA
Accredited Dog Trainer

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