Our classes

 

Sign up for classes now! 

 Register online with the links below. Classes cost $110.00 and run for 1 hour, for 7 weeks, unless otherwise specified.  Proof of vaccinations must be provided. 

If you're not sure where you should be, send an email to WDOC at: WascanaDogObedience@gmail.com

We'll work to place you and your dog in the best spot for success!  

In addition, if you don't see a class offered for what you are interested, send us a note. Occasionally classes are put together to meet needs of members and students.   

PLEASE NOTE:  PUPPY, ADOLESCENT AND BEGINNER 1 CLASSES - Handlers ONLY for the 1st class. This class is full of information. Dog will attend the following 6 weeks.

PLEASE NOTE: No refunds will be issued after registration unless a note from the vet is provided.  A credit will be issued for a subsequent class.

SOME INSTRUCTORS MAY REQUIRE THAT MASKS BE WORN; OTHER MAY LEAVE IT UP TO THE HANDLER.  IF YOU ARE NOT WILLING TO COMPLY WITH THE WISHES OF THE INSTRUCTOR, THEN WE ASK YOU TO WITHDRAW FROM THE CLASS TO ALLOW FOR ANOTHER TEAM TO TAKE YOUR PLACE.

OBEDIENCE 

PUPPY CLASS

FOR PUPPIES 10 WEEKS-4 MONTHS

Classes Commencing:  Tuesday, September 7, 2021 (handlers only)

                                    Monday, September 13, 2021 (puppies and handlers)

                                     Time:   7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Instructors:  Kathy Calvin; Michelle Dizy and Ian Kutarna (Masks are voluntary).

It is educational for the handlers and a fun, enjoyable experience for the puppies. All family members are encouraged to attend and join in the discussion groups. Puppy class has three basic components - training, socialization and education.  This class will provide you with the proper tools to give your puppy a great start towards growing into a healthy, happy, well-behaved dog. 

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ADOLESCENT

FOR PUPPIES 5-10 MONTHS 

Learn how to turn your dog into a well behaved family member. This class should give you and your dog the foundations to continue into any dog activity. Heeling, recall, sit, down, stay, are some of the exercises taught as well as socialization.

Classes Commencing:    Wednesday, September 15, 2021 (handlers only)

                                       Wednesday, September 22, 2021 (dogs and handlers)

                                       Time:  6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Instructors:  Barb Beare and Amber Carlson  (Masks are required).

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Classes Commencing:     Tuesday, September 7, 2021 (handlers only)

                                        Tuesday, September 14 , 2021 (dogs and handlers)

                                        Time:  6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Instructor:  Al Haughlum

Please email:   wascanadogobedience@gmail.com to register.

BEGINNER LEVEL 1

FOR PUPPIES 10 Months and older.

You will learn the tools you need to train your dog to be a well-behaved member of your family. Learn to walk on a loose leash (heeling), sit and sit stay, down and down stay, stand and stand stay and come when called. You will learn to apply these skills everyday so your dog behaves at home, in the car, the park and anywhere else you might wish to include him.

Classes Commencing:    Monday, September 13, 2021

                                       Time:  5:45 PM to 6:45 PM

Instructors:  Liz Gurr and Jim Gudmundson  (Masks are voluntary).

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BEGINNER LEVEL 2

Prerequisite : Successful completion of an Adolescent or Beginner Level 1 Class.

Qualification for the class may be determined by the instructor.  This class will continue to emphasize the use of skills learned in level 1 on a daily basis, both at home and in public. This will include proofing your dog to work with several different distractions and will also help prepare students and dogs for Canine Good Neighbour Testing. Curriculum includes loose leash heeling, recall with distractions, door manners, settle, grooming/handling, down stay with distractions and more.


SORRY, NO CLASS THIS SESSION.

                                                                     

ADVANCED/EXCELLENT RALLY

DOG MUST BE 6 MONTHS OF AGE

PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of a Beginner Rally or equivalent. Qualifications for this class may be determined by the instructor. 

Advanced and Excellent signs will be introduced and practiced. 

                

Master RALLY

DOG MUST BE 6 MONTHS OF AGE

PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Advanced Rally, Novice Obedience or equivalent. Qualifications for this class may be determined by the instructor. 

Master signs will be introduced and practiced.

Contact Donna: rally@wascanadogclub.com to register.                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

SCENT DETECTION

WORKING GROUP:  Commencing Sunday, January 3, 2021 at 11:00 AM.

Contact Carol: carolot@myaccess.ca to register.

COMPETITION OBEDIENCE

COMPETITIVE OBEDIENCE FOUNDATION AND SKILLS

This is an ongoing class running from Sept - April that may occasionally have room for new teams. Rather than focusing on the exercises for a specific level at a time, we cover the skills needed for exercises from all levels and the foundations that all dogs need to be successful in the ring including engagement games, heeling, fronts & finishes, ring proofing, proofing exercises etc. Dogs and handlers are split into different classes based on experience.”

For more information contact Lianne Daradics at rdaradics@accesscomm.ca

Obedience MAT TIME

Mat time for anyone who wants to practice. Please be prepared to assist others (ie. judging, distractions, sharing knowledge).  Please bring a crate for your dog when he/she is not on the floor working.  

Obedience Mat Time:  Every 2nd Saturday from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Starting January 2, 2021).

Members:  No charge                      Non-members:     $10.00 per drop in     

                      

CONFORMATION

Conformation Drop In on Sundays at 12:00 AM - 12:45 (Starting January 10, 2021)

This is an informal class for those that would like to learn conformation and for those that would like to practice in a ring setting. There will be 1 or 2 instructors available to help you as needed. 

Members:  No charge                     Non-members:     $7.00 per drop in.

Please contact WascanaDogObedience@gmail.com for further information.

 

FRIDAY NIGHT FUN NIGHTS  will be shown on the Calendar.  There are Obedience, Conformation, Agility and Rally nights scheduled.