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"My goal as a trainer is to create a harmonious relationship between owner and dog, keeping alive that spark that makes your dog so special to you."
- Julia Volkov, Owner
Welcome to 2021!
COVID UPDATE: Due to the new government restrictions to reduce the spread of the virus, we are unable to see clients for in-person sessions and classes until January 28th. All of our classes and private sessions will continue in February.
Month of January
For the month of January we will be offering phone or Zoom consults and ongoing online support. If you are interested in booking a phone/online consult, please contact us.
NEW!! Join our New Year, New Dog Facebook Challenge! Each day we will be posting a fun trick or training cue for your dog to try at home. Submit your video for a chance to win some amazing prizes. To participate, click here.
February 3rd and 4th, 2021
Feb/March Puppy Classes begin! Check out our Puppy Program here.
September 1st, 2020
The JV Training Levels Program and Premium Membership program have launched, check out more information here.
Are you experiencing behavioural problems or looking to resolve something specific with your dog? Book a one on one assessment and session in the comfort of your own home, or in our spacious training facility! Training packages available.
Need a little extra help with your dog's leash walking skills and distraction training? Day Training Programs (Walk & Train) now available! Choose between 30 minute or 45 minute training walks, once, twice, or three times a week.
Give your new puppy the start they deserve with our basic manners, obedience and socialization classes. Or expand your skills through our beginner and advanced Obedience Levels program, and fun Trick and Sport Fundamentals classes!
Training Tip of the Week
Having Fun with your Recall
Sometimes a game is a fun way to teach or practice a behaviour with your dog, compared to a defined “training session.” Wanting to get some more work in on your dog’s recall? Play hide and seek in the house with another human friend. Have one friend hold your dog, while the other goes to another part of the house. Signal when you’re ready and release the dog to come find you, then call your pup back to the first person. Practicing this back and forth motion with a reward at each end will help your dog realize its FUN to run to my humans and there’s usually a treat waiting for me when I get there. Games are also a great way to keep busy during the winter months!
This week's Spotlight is all about Oliver and his amazing mom, Brandy. This pair reached a huge milestone and graduated to their Orange Bandana! Oliver is an absolute rockstar who has come SO far in his training and wows us every time we see him. His enthusiasm and wonderfully happy personality makes training with him a breeze Congratulations Ollie and Brandy - we are SO proud of you both!