We want learning to be as much fun for you and your dog as possible. Learning is more easily accomplished in a friendly stress free environment. Using a Positive Motivational Training method is much kinder and less stressful for your dog, it helps to build a stronger relationship between you and your dog, ensuring they become an integral part of the family unit.
We offer small class numbers with no more that 6-8 dogs per class. Our dog to instructor ratio is 4:1. classes are run in a secure and well managed environment and the small class allows instructors to provide personalised attention to each client and provides time to problem solve specific difficulties the owners are having
This course in for pups and dogs over 16 weeks of age and is run over 6 weeks. The first week is Dog-Free for owner education (approximately 90 minutes duration). The remaining 5 weeks are practical classes with your dogs
What you and your dog can expect to learn includes:-
* Name recognition * Stay
* Sit, Drop and Stand * Wait
* Attention – Eye Contact * Recalls
* Settle on Mat * Collar touches
* Loose Lead Walking * Leave it and Give
* Games and Tricks to play with your dog
* Manage your dog around other dogs
* Reading Canine Body Language
* Understanding how dogs learn
After each lesson you will receive comprehensive lesson notes to help you practice at home.
Upon completion of the course you will receive a certificate of attendance.
Classes are held at the St Ives Showground on Wednesday Mornings or Evenings.