Dog Training The Pushy Teenager

This interactive class is designed to help you through those trying times when you feel your dog just won’t listen to you! Learn impulse control, doorway manners, polite leash walking as well as how to politely meet other people and dogs whilst you are out on your walks.

Age:  For dogs who have completed Basic Obedience (Ages 6 months – 2 years)

Duration: 6 weeks

Time: Tuesdays 7:30pm – 8:30pm

Next Course:  TBD

Cost: $180 plus tax

Limited to 6 spaces per course. Register early by calling 778.433.2267

Dog Trainer: Rebecca

Course Outline:

Week 1

  • Crate Waits
  • Focus work
  • Impulse control game no. 1: mugging
  • Personal space
  • 10ft circle (focus on the move)

 

Week 2

  • Increase distance on crate waits
  • Review focus work
  • Impulse control game no 2: Spider
  • Follow me leash walking & walking with purpose
  • Sit & down review

 

Week 3

  • Crate waits – straight line & back turned
  • Focus work on the move – passing other people
  • Impulse control game no 3: dice game
  • Door manners
  • No jumping

 

Week 4

  • Waits outside the crate
  • Mat game & introduction to Stay
  • Leave it
  • Focus work on the move – passing other dogs
  • No jumping on strangers

 

Week 5

  • Waits outside the crate review
  • Review mat game & stay, introduce distractions
  • Recall review
  • Commands on the move
  • Meeting and greeting other dogs & people

 

Week 6

  • Recall review and development
  • Simon says
  • Phasing out treats
  • Graduation