Elementary Life Skills Training

Elementary Life Skills Training

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Elementary Life Skills 
This class is taught by Amber Overwater CPTD-KA from Clicker Hounds. 

These classes will be limited to 6 dogs with ONE owner per dog allowed for each class.
Classes will be held outside in our fenced back compound when the weather is appropriate or indoors in our air conditioned daycare room.
Please visit our website www.barklodge.ca or email info@barklodge.ca for a full list of rules and a copy of Clicker Hounds waiver to bring with you for the first class. 

Elementary Life Skills 
Session #1 
Wednesday August 18/21 8pm
Wednesday August 25/21 8pm
Wednesday September 1/21 8pm
Wednesday September 8/21 8pm

Total 4 classes
Recommended for puppies/dogs over the age of 8 months, or have completed a set of puppy classes prior 
A mat (Bath mat, small blanket, something comfy and easy to carry) will be needed for class
For the park, cafe, and beyond! In this class you will learn the skills for raising a well-mannered companion. Advanced recall and loose leash skills, mat work, and mastering the art of delayed reinforcement are a few skills covered in class. 
Week 1 - Who is the dog in front of you?
Automatic eye contact
Loose leash part 1 
Mat work step 1
What does your dog actually know? 
Week 2 - Controlled & Uncontrolled Distractions, Cookies out of hands
Loose leash part 2
Advanced Recalls
Breaking the "Show me the money" Habit
Mat work step 2
Week 3 - Cookies off the body and Advanced destrations 
Mastering the cookie jar
Mat work for daily life
Challenging our loose leash and recall skills
Week 4 - Graduation + Putting it together