TRAINING SCHOOL

Life Skills 4 Dogs 1

Foundations

This course is the perfect start for puppies from the age of 16 weeks|4 months or as a refresher for an adult dog. We cover all the basic foundations that your dog will need and we focus on management strategies for life skills they will need in today's busy world.  

Life Skills for Dogs 1, teaches focus and impulse control foundations of dog training, good manners, and innovative fun ways to train your dog to be a well-mannered canine companion, sets you both up for a lifetime of success.

We will cover all the basics: Sit|Down,Leave It, Appropriate Greetings (with people),Mat/Boundaries, Loose Lead, Recall.

This program builds a strong, working relationship between you and your dog, a dog who is a willing partner, eager to learn, and happy to work.

We'll cover:

  • Response to name

  • Basic cues - Sit, Down & Stay

  • Play skills with toys & food

  • Middle - the portable safe place

  • Leave it 

  • Boundaries - Send your dog to a bed/mat/crate

  • Cafe Etiquette - Settle on cue

  • Doorway manners

  • Greeting without jumping up

  • Come when called

  • Walking on a loose lead

This class is not suitable for dogs who are excessively vocal, fearful or aggressive when in the presence of other dogs or people. If your dog reacts in an over excited, over the top, reactive or aggressive manner then please contact us about private lessons.

Refund policy - tickets are non-refundable. We can transfer your space to another date where 14 days notice or more is given

Life Skills 4 Dogs 2

CLASS DETAILS

WHEN & WHEN

 Rautawhiri Reserve, Helensville, 

Sessions are 45 mins

Our 5 week Life Skills for Dogs 2 program is the perfect solution to continue your dog’s training and social skills after our Life Skills 4 Dogs 1 Class.

In Life Skills 4 Dogs 2 we continue enjoying the relationship we have already started building with our dog. We play interactive games, learn some tricks, continue looking at human & dog body language, sharpen our manners that you can take into any life situation, continue to improve our recalls, fine tune any problem areas you may still have with your dog.

If you have been through our Life Skills 4 Dogs 1 program, this is the next best step to continue your training journey!

The prerequisite for this class is Life Skills 4 Dogs 1 or the equivalent.

 

These group classes cover:

 

Special emphasis on Impulse control 

 

Special emphasis on distractions & proofing

 

Interactive & Mind games 

 

Recall back to owner and recall from distractions

Loose -Lead Walking

This class is not suitable for dogs who are excessively vocal, fearful or aggressive when in the presence of other dogs or people. If your dog reacts in an over excited, over the top, reactive or aggressive manner then please contact us about a private lessons.

Cancellation Policy: When choosing a course please remember that our classes have limited spaces, once booked we do not allow cancellations. 

The more classes you attend, the stronger your dog's skills will be, your dog will learn best if you continue to train at home as well as classes you attend.