Classes

 

Puppy PreSchool Classes

Tuesdays 6.30pm or Saturdays 9.30am

For your littlest pup, our preschool classes are for dogs aged between 8 and 15 weeks. We cover basic commands, and also all of the puppy basics - grooming, crate/sleep training, socialising, toilet training, bonding, obedience, vaccinations, teething, and anything else you would like to cover!

 

We sterilise the floor prior to class to keep the puppies safe while they are not fully vaccinated. We provide support for puppy owners, learn heaps, have a laugh, and the puppies get a chance to socialise and interact with other puppies in a safe environment.

 

This is such a formative time in a young pup's life, and yet it can be so tricky to socialise them while they are not fully vaccinated. Puppy preschool is a wonderful opportunity to do this critical early socialising.

 

$150 (4 week course) Held in Westmere. 

 

Next Saturday class starts 27 Feb (6/13/20 Mar)

Next Tuesday class: starts 19 Jan (25 Jan,  9/16 Feb)

 

Basic Obedience Classes

Wednesdays 6.30pm or Saturday 10.45am

Basic Obedience is exactly what it sounds like, we are teaching your dog the key skills to paying attention and being part of the family. By learning the core commands including sit, down, wait, stay and come in a new environment with the distraction of other dogs they are on the stepping stone to becoming a well-trained furry family member. 

We cover understanding and communicating in "dog language", continuing socialisation for a confident dog, recall and leash walking techniques plus a few fun tricks to keep your training sessions interesting for you both. 

A great follow on from Puppy PreSchool this is for aged 16weeks+. 

$180 (5 week course)

Held in Westmere. 

Next Saturday class starts 16 Jan (23 Jan, 13/20/27 Feb)

Next Wednesday class: starts 10 Mar (17/24/31 Mar, 7 Apr)

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Leash and Recall Workshop

Saturday 11am

The most common problem we hear from  dog  owners is that their dogs pull on lead and don’t come when called. So we’ve created a series  of classes to specifically address these behaviours!

 

Join us for 3 weeks training:

The first session is 1.5hr then the following sessions are 1hr.

$150 (3 week course) Held in Kelston.

Next Saturday class starts 6 Mar (13/20 Mar)

Held in partnership with K9to5 Doggy Daycare.

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Tricks and Training 

After School Programme

Tuesday 4pm or Thursday 4pm

Tricks and Training classes are a great opportunity for kids and dogs to learn new tricks to show off to their friends while also learning to read and communicate in "dog language" to them.

The sessions are for kids 6 years+ and dogs that have completed an obedience training class. Sessions will be held at Coyle Park on Tuesdays and Cornwall Park on Thursdays so it is important that your dog has a strong recall and is driven by treats and/or toys. 

We cover a variety of tricks including; spin, touch, middle, hi-five, rollover, sit pretty, shake, kiss and more! A fun bonding experience for all involved. 

$180 (5 week course)

 
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Junior Agility

After School Programme

Tuesday 4pm or Thursday 4pm

Junior Agility is the chance for kids and dogs to have a fun, relaxed introduction to agility training for dogs.

The sessions are for kids 10years+ and dogs that have completed an obedience training class. Sessions will be held at Coyle Park on Tuesdays and Cornwall Park on Thursdays so it is important that your dog has a strong recall and is driven by treats and/or toys. 

We cover basic techniques of agility training, weaving through poles, jumping hurdles and running through the tunnel.

Each session a new technique is added whilst growing and practicing the skills learnt the session before. 

$180 (5 week course)

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A Touch of Agility

Saturdays 1pm

A chance for your dog to dip their paw in to agility in a relaxed, fun environment.  This is not competition level training; it is for you and your dog to learn a new skill, have fun bonding and potentially create a passion for agility training long term. 

We cover basic techniques of agility training, weaving through poles, jumping hurdles and running through the tunnel.

Each week a new technique is added whilst growing and practicing the skills learnt the week before. 

$150 (4 week course)

 
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Intro to Scent Work Classes

Saturdays 12.30pm

Introducing the basics of scent work to you and your dog. A great way to bond and utilise their natural skills. 

What is Scent Work?

Scent Work (Nosework) is a fun interactive sport for dogs which teaches them the basic skills used by police, airport biosecurity and drug detection dogs. The dogs must find a hidden odour by searching through different objects utilising smell.  

 

We train your dog to search for a unique scent and then each week we continue to practice their scent finding skills and further push their abilities by mixing up the locations and distance to search. 

Fun and challenging for you and your dog!

 

$180 (5 week course)

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