No group classes running at the moment as I search for a new training location. I hope to resume group classes this fall.
Currently only offering private lessons.
Start any week (if space is available)!!
This class is for anyone with a friendly, healthy dog 4 months and older (perfect for rescue dogs, middle-aged dogs & seniors!). Life Skills not only builds on behaviours taught in our Puppy Basics & Socialization class (with increased distractions), but also offers useful life skills for dogs who are new to your household, or have never been trained using positive reinforcement training methods. We will focus on techniques to improve attention and reduce impulsive behaviours — and will have fun at the same time!
Please note, dogs with people/dog aggression or dangerous behaviours are not permitted in this class (contact Sharon McInally directly for help in this area).
How it’s done.
Themed classes will cover the following.
$240 for a 8-week session (each session is 1 hour).
** Free Professional Treat Pouch included ($23 value, for first-time Smart Paws students)!
Class size is limited to 5 dogs. Your space is guaranteed upon payment.
(Graduates of our Puppy Basics & Socialization classes enrol for a 6-week session for $180 (no need to attend the orientation session).)
For your convenience, we offer “rolling registration” meaning you can start classes ANYTIME! No need to wait weeks for a new course to start.
Simply attend one “People-only” orientation session (1-hour) to learn how our modern training techniques work, then you can start with your dog the following Thursday night. You will get 7, 1-hour weekly training sessions with your dog.
Busy schedule? We know life happens (dance recitals, school events, etc.). If you let us know 48 hours in advance, you can miss 1 class, and we will allow you to make it up a different week. You have 10 weeks to complete this 8-session course.
For complete details regarding class/training policies, please see our Policy page (under the “Services” tab).
At Smart Paws, we use positive reinforcement training techniques to teach you and your dog the skills needed for a happy, co-operative life together.