Gentle, effective training for the dog you love.

Scientifically sound, positive reinforcement training.

Our Classes

Education.  Not war.

Training your dog doesn’t need to be about going to battle.

All of the current, recognized, peer-reviewed research supports training a dog with positive-reinforcement.  This means good things, like treats, happen when the dog does what you want.   Using “balanced” training, or training that involves corrections is outdated, and not as effective.  In fact, we now know that because dogs think and learn differently than humans, corrections only serve to confuse the dog’s learning.

Positive reinforcement dog puppy training classes Mississauga Etobicoke

Not all dog training classes are created equally.

 

Small classes.  Big results.

Most of our classes are limited to 6 dogs and owners.  That means more individual attention in class.  Children and family members are welcome to attend Level 1 and Level 2 classes!

Mind, and body.

Our curriculum is designed to do more than just train skills.  Our classes put equal emphasis on body awareness and flexibility – that contribute to increased confidence.

3,000 sq ft of space

Learning recalls and leash walking skills in limited space can be challenging.  With over 3,000 square feet of space, you can really test your learning.  And the 5/8″ skid-proof rubber flooring is gentle on your dog’s joints.

Positive-reinforcement training.

We reward, and build value, for the behaviours we want.  All the current research tells us you don’t need to use pain or intimidation to train a dog.

This is Training your dog will love.

We’re positive!

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Foundations – Start here

A class for any puppy, or dog, who has little, or no, formal training.  This class focuses on the fundamentals of our training methods and teaches foundation behaviours.  6 Weeks – $225 + HST

Classes are always running.  If you have to miss a class, simply advise us in advance and you can make your class up in another session.

Tuesday, February 20 @ 7 p.m.
Sunday, March 4 @ 10 a.m.

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Beyond the Basics – Advanced Foundation 

Continuing your dog’s education will strengthen skills learned in the Foundations class, deepen the bond between you and your dog, with emphasis on reliable recalls and awesome leash manners.  5 Weeks – $200 + HST

Classes starting:  TBC

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Agility for fun

This class combines agility training with better foundation skills, and tons of body awareness work that is especially helpful in building confidence.  Pre-requisite:  Beyond Basics or with permission.  5 Weeks – $200 + HST

Class starting:
Monday, March 5 @ 8 p.m.

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Advanced Agility for Fun

Did you complete Agility for Fun?  Are you ready for more?  In this class we refine the skills from Agility for Fun and introducing handling.  5 weeks – $225 + HST.

Classes starting:
Tuesday, February 20 @ 8 p.m.

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Heeling Class

Competitive obedience and rally obedience require good heel work.  This class uses games, drills and videotaping to improve your dog’s understanding of heel, and improve the handler’s skill.  Proofing games helps us to evaluate and challenge your dog’s learning.  5 Weeks – $225 + HST

Class starting:  Thursday, February 22 @ 8 p.m.SORRY CLASS FULL

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Rally:  Run Throughs & Learn new signs

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R2 – Advanced Reactive Training

Games, drills and skill building to help your dog use the new skills learned in Reactive Dog class.  

Class starting:  Wednesday, March 28 @ 8 p.m.*
*Enrolment restricted to graduates of our Reactive Dog class.

Fee:  5 Weeks – $250 + HST

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Body & Brain Games

Brain puzzles and improved proprioception in one class.  Improve coordination and flexibility through a variety of exercises using FitPaw equipment, and challenge your dog’s problem solving skills through brain games and shaping games.  Suitable for all dogs including seniors, puppies and dogs who have completed Reactive Dog class.

Class starting:  Thurs., February 22 @ 7 p.m.  SORRY CLASS FULL
Fee:  4 weeks – $160 + HST

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