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Our next session of classes begins October 14, 2017
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GROUP CLASSES: **Please read our Policies for Group Classes before registering for a class.**

If you prefer to speak to someone on the phone, Louise will be happy to help. Call 514-420-0101

Our Companion Classes are designed to train well-mannered, attentive and compliant pet dogs. Graduates of our Companion Pro class have the skills to embark on careers in many dog sports or activities should the handler be motivated to do so! Please visit our FAQ page for answers to frequent questions.

2017 Training Sessions start dates: Jan. 7, March 11, May 20, July 29, October 14.

Puppy Playschool – 8 classes (1st class no puppy) – $260 taxes included
For all puppies of 8 weeks to 5 months old. Toy breeds up to 9 months old
Companion Rookie – 8 classes (1st class no puppy) – $295 taxes included
Basic training for dogs at least 5 months old as well as graduates of Puppy Playschool

Companion Pro – 8 classes – $295 taxes included
Advanced and Off-leash training, for graduates of our Companion Rookie

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Dog Therapy Prep Classes – to prepare for the Blue Ribbon Therapy Dog evaluation.
One class per week for 7 weeks – $175 taxes included
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Sports Classes are to stimulate physical and mental acuity and/or to prepare you and your dog for competition:

One class per week for 7 weeks – $175 taxes included

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NOTE: The Sports Classes are only available to graduates of our Companion Pro Class. Not all classes are available at each training session.

• Competition Obedience
• Agility
• Freestyle & Tricks
• Rally-Obedience
• Nose Games

• ALL PRICES INCLUDE TAXES.
• NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN LESS THAN 1 WEEK BEFORE THE START OF ANY SESSION.
• ALL CANCELLATIONS REQUESTED EARLIER THAN 1 WEEK BEFORE CLASSES WILL INCUR A $25 ADMINISTRATION FEE.

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If paying by cheque, please print, complete and mail this registration form and include with your payment.

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Available Classes

For most puppies 2 to 5 months old (Toy breeds may be as old as 9 months. Large and guarding breeds must be no more than 4 months at start of classes).
Focus on socialization and confidence-building games. Puppies develop important life skills and trust in their owners. We help you with unwanted behaviors such as jumping, nipping and barking. Our gentle methods are effective with puppies as young as 8 weeks old.
1st class is without puppy
Please read our Policies for Group Classes before registering.

Instructor: Lise Hargrave
Duration: 8 classes of 50 min. each
Maximum: 10 students
Price: 260.00 (taxes Included) 

Saturdays
Day/Time: Saturday; 10:00am
Start Date: October 14, 2017

Tuesday
Day/Time: Tuesday; 7:30pm
Start Date: October 17, 2017

Basic training for dogs 5 months and older and also for graduates of our Puppy Playschool. Large breeds may join at an earlier age. Life skills and essential manners such as coming when called, not pulling on the leash and not jumping on people. Practical and effective training to help your dog become a well-behaved member of your family.
1st class is without dog.
Please read our Policies for Group Classes before registering.

Instructors: Lise Hargrave & Julie Turner
Duration: 8 classes of 50 min. each
Maximum: 10 students
Price: 295.00 (taxes Included)

Saturdays
Day/Time: Saturday; 11:00am
Start Date: October 14, 2017

Tuesdays
Day/Time: Tuesday; 6:30pm
Start Date: October 17, 2017

Wednesdays 
Day/Time: Wednesday; 2:00pm
Start Date: October 18, 2017

Wednesdays 
Day/Time: Wednesday; 7:30pm
Start Date: October 18, 2017

More advanced obedience training skills including off-leash work, response to signals, attention games and distraction training for graduates of Companion Rookie.
Please read our Policies for Group Classes before registering.

NOTE: The Companion Pro class is available to teams (handler and dog) that have graduated from our Companion Rookie class.

Instructor: Karen Broadway & Lise Hargrave
Duration: 8 classes of 50 min. each
Maximum: 10 students
Price: 295.00 (taxes Included)

Tuesdays
Day/Time: Tuesday; 8:30pm
Start Date: October 17, 2017

Introduction to this fun sport done with focus on both technique and safety. Teams (handler AND dog) must have completed Companion Rookie and Companion Pro at Blue Ribbon.

NOTE: All agility students are required to help with the setup and take-down of equipment.

Agility Basic Level: Beginners – Must have completed Companion Pro at Blue Ribbon.
Agility Advanced Level: Must have completed Agility Basic Level
Agility Competition Level: Must have completed Agility Advanced Level.

Duration: 7 classes of 50 min. each
Maximum: 6 students
Price: 175.00 (taxes Included)

Agility Basic – Saturdays w/Harriet
Day/Time: Saturday; 2:30pm
Start Date: July 29, 2017

Agility Basic – Wednesdays w/Lise
Day/Time: Wednesday; 1:00pm
Start Date: August 2, 2017

Agility Advanced- Mondays w/Harriet
Day/Time: Monday; 7:30pm
Start Date: July 31, 2017

Agility Advanced – Thursdays w/Harriet
Day/Time: Thursday; 6:30pm
Start Date: August 3, 2017

Agility Competition – Wednesdays @ 6:30pm w/Lise
Day/Time: Wednesday; 6:30pm
Start Date: August 2, 2017

Agility Competition – Wednesdays @ 8:30pm w/Lise
Day/Time: Wednesday; 8:30pm
Start Date: August 2, 2017
– This class is FULL –

For teams (both handler and dog) that have graduated from our Companion Pro class. To prepare for CKC Obedience Competition and to perfect previously learned behaviours and teach new ones such as retrieving, jumping on cue and scent discrimination. You can train for fun or to prepare for competition, it’s up to you!

Instructors:
Mondays at 2pm: Sharon Gibbons

Mondays at 8:30pm: François Tremblay
Duration: 7 classes of 50 min. each.
Maximum: 8 students
Price: 175.00 (taxes Included)

Mondays @ 2:00pm
Day/Time: Monday; 2:00pm
Start Date: July 31, 2017
– This class is Full – 

Mondays @ 8:30pm
Day/Time: Monday; 8:30pm
Start Date: July 31, 2017

 

Preparation for CKC and CARO Rally-Obedience competition, or just for mental stimulation and fun! A sport for teams (handler AND dog) that have graduated from our Companion Pro level only.

NOTE: All students are required to help with the setup and take down of the courses.

Instructor: Harriet Schleifer teaches all classes except Mondays at 1pm, which is taught by Sharon Gibbons.
Duration: 7 classes of 50 min. each
Maximum: 6 students
Price: 175.00 (taxes Included)

Saturdays
Day/Time: Saturday; 12:30pm
Start Date: July 29, 2017

Mondays @ 1:00pm
Day/Time: Monday; 1:00pm
Start Date: July 31, 2017

Mondays @ 6:30pm
Day/Time: Monday; 6:30pm
Start Date: July 31, 2017

Teach your dog fun tricks you both can do to music. Spins, weaving, backing up and even riding a skateboard… so much fun!
Teams (handler AND dog) must have completed Companion Pro level at Blue Ribbon.

Des trucs que vous pouvez fair à la musique avec votre chien!
Pour les équipes (manieur ET chien) diplômés de Compagnon Maître au Ruban Bleu seulement.

Instructor: Harriet Schleifer
Duration: 7 classes of 50 min. each
Maximum: 6 students
Price: 175.00 (taxes Included)

Thursdays
Day/Time: Thursday; 8:30pm
Start Date: August 3, 2017