Sign up for classes now!
Register online with the links below. Classes cost $110.00 and run for 1 hour, for 6 weeks, unless otherwise specified.
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.
FOR PUPPIES 10 WEEKS-4 MONTHS
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 will class will provide you with the proper tools to give your puppy a great start towards growing into a healthy, happy, well-behaved dog.
Classes Commencing: Tuesday, October 31, 2023 (handlers only)
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 (dogs and handlers)
Time: 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Instructor: Dianne Lee Renko
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, November 1, 2023 (handlers only)
Wednesday, November 8, 2023 (dogs and handlers)
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Instructors: Barb Beare and Amber Carlson
Classes Commencing: Tuesday, November 7, 2023, 2023 (handlers only)
Tuesday, November 14, 2023 (dogs and handlers)
7:45 PM to 8:45 PM
Instructors: Gail Lockstead and Greg Wehrle
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: SORRY NOT THIS SESSION
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.
Classes Commencing: Monday, October 30, 2023 (dogs and handlers)
Time: 5:45 PM to 6:45 PM
Instructor: Liz Gurr and Jim Gudmundson
RALLY LEVEL 1
No rally obedience experience is required but dogs should have basic obedience skills (ie. sit, down, stay). Classes are done on leash.
Classes Commencing: TO BE DETERMINED
Classes: Starting in the Fall
agILITY WORKING GROUP
Working Group: NOTHING AT THIS TIME
Contact David at email@example.com or text at 306-591-2329 if you plan on attending. Class limit will be 6 dogs.
There will be no instruction provided, however, those present should be willing to help others as required. Short courses will be set up (ie 10 obstacles) for each dog/handler to run.
Members: No Charge Non Members: $10.00 drop in
WORKING GROUP: Finished until the Fall
Contact Carol: firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
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.
Classes Commencing: Late September 2023
For more information or to register, contact Lianne Daradics at email@example.com
Obedience MAT TIME
Mat time for anyone who wants to practice. Please be prepared to assist others (ie. distractions, sharing knowledge). Please bring a crate for your dog when he/she is not on the floor working. This is for practice only; not for complete run throughs of courses. Run throughs can be done at the fun matches. Floor time must be shared between all participants.
Obedience Mat Time: Commencing Saturday,
10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
Fun Matches will be scheduled once a month in the same time slot.
Members: No charge Non-members: $10.00 per drop in
Conformation Drop In Finished until the Fall
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.
$10.00 per drop in. Starting Sunday, September 17
Member Conformation Drop In on Sundays at 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM. Ongoing
Please contact WascanaDogObedience@gmail.com for further information.