Our classes

 

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.

OBEDIENCE 

PUPPY CLASS

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.

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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,  March 6, 2024 (handlers only)

                                      Wednesday, March 13, 2024 (dogs and handlers)

                                     Time:  1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Instructors:  Barb Beare and Amber Carlson 

CLICK  HERE 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.

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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.

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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

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Instructor: 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

SCENT HURDLE

Classes:                        Ongoing    

                                     $100.00 

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agILITY WORKING GROUP 

Working Group:     NOTHING AT THIS TIME

Contact David at dbellerive@thephoenixgroup.ca 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                                                                                                                                                                                    

SCENT DETECTION

WORKING GROUP:         Commencing January 7, 2024 from 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM                        

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.

Classes Commencing:     Ongoing until April, 2024 

 For more information or to register, 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. 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,

                                     9:00 AM to 10:30 AM on Jan 6, 13, 20, Feb 17, 24 (due to puppy                                           classes at 11:00 AM)

Fun Matches will be scheduled periodically in the same time slot.

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

                    

CONFORMATION

Conformation Drop In Finished until January, 2024

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, January 7, 2024

Non Member Conformation Drop In on Sundays at 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM.

Members:  12:45 PM - 1:30 PM

Please contact WascanaDogObedience@gmail.com for further information.