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You must pre-register for classes. 

Register by emailing the contact listed and provide your name, phone number and which class you are interested in joining.  Classes cost $100.00 and run for 1 hour, for 6 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.   

OBEDIENCE 

PUPPY

FOR PUPPIES 10 WEEKS - 4 MONTHS

Educational for you and fun for your puppy. Puppy class has three basic components - training, socialization and education. This class will help your puppy become a healthy, happy, well-behaved dog. All family members are encouraged to attend. Puppies must have their second set of vaccinations to attend.

Dates:

Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30 beginning January 8, 2019

Contact Carol: puppies@wascanadogclub.com to register.


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. 

Dates:

Mondays, 6:30-7:30 beginning January 7, 2019

Contact Carol : puppies@wascanadogclub.com to register.


manners/life skills

FOR DOGS UP TO 18 MONTHS OF AGE

Objective of this class is to help owners understand how manners/life skills can improve their home environment while living with a dog. It is also a great way to improve the relationship between the dog and the family. (for dogs up to 18 months of age)

Contact Donna:  rally@wascanadogclub.com to register


beginner level 1

FOR DOGS 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. 

Dates:

Tuesdays, 7:45 - 8:45  beginning January 8, 2019

Contact Tamara:  beginners@wascanadogclub.com to register

beginner level 2

PREREQUISITE: Completion of Adolescent or Beginner Level 1. Qualifications for the class may be determined by the instructor.   

This class will continue to build the skills learned in level 1. This includes proofing your dog to work with different distractions and will prepare you for the Canine Good Neighbour Testing. You will learn loose leash heeling, recall with distractions, door manners, settle, grooming/handling, down stay with distractions and more.    

Dates: TBD

                                                                                   

Contact Tamara:  beginners@wascanadogclub.com to put your name on the wait list


                              DOGSPORTs                                

INTRODUCTION TO DOG SPORTS

PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of a Beginner Level 2 class or equivalent. Qualifications for this class may be determined by the instructor.

This class will introduce dogs and their handlers to an assortment of dog sports such as Rally or Agility.             

Date: TBA

Contact Donna: rally@wascanadogclub.com to register.

beginner RALLY

FOR DOGS 6 MONTHS OF AGE AND OLDER

PREREQUISITE: A minimum of successful completion of Puppy, Adolescent, Beginners level 1 or equivalent. Qualifications for the class may be determined by the instructor. 

Learn about the fast growing sport of Rally Obedience. Hone you and your dog's obedience skills while learning the signs for both CARO and CKC rally. For more information on CARO Rally go to http://canadianrallyo.ca 

Date: TBD

Contact Donna: rally@wascanadogclub.com to register.                                                                                                              

ADVANCED 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 signs will be introduced and practiced.

Date: TBD

Contact Donna: rally@wascanadogclub.com to register.                                                                                                                                                                                               

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.

Date: TBD 

Contact Donna: rally@wascanadogclub.com to register.                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Team scent hurdle (TBD)

                                 

AGILITY WORKING GROUP

The Working Group will resume in January, 2019.

Contact Donna: agility@wascanadogclub.com to register.                                                    $100 for 6 classes or $20 per drop in (if there is room)                                                    

AGILITY Level 1

DOG MUST BE 6 MONTHS OF AGE

PREREQUISITE: Beginner Level 2 class or equivalent - if previous classes are taken elsewhere the instructor may wish to evaluate your dog to ensure he/she is ready for this level.

Introduction to all pieces of agility equipment except weave poles. In the Level 2 class you will improve your handling skills.

Contact Donna: agility@wascanadogclub.com to register.                                                        

AGILITY Level 2

PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Agility Level 1 or equivalent - if previous classes are taken elsewhere the instructor may wish to evaluate your dog to ensure he/she is ready for this level.

Proper execution of contact equipment, short sequences, advanced flat work and handling.

Contact Donna: agility@wascanadogclub.com to register.     

AGILITY continue to train

DOG MUST BE ONE YEAR OR OLDER

PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Agility Level 2 or equivalent. Qualification for this class may be determined by the instructor.

This class is a continuation of Level 2 driven by the progress of the dogs in the class. Raising the height of contact equipment, jump heights, more complicated sequences, handling and weave poles.  

Contact Donna: agility@wascanadogclub.com to register.     

SCENT DETECTION

ADVANCED CLASS

Date:  Saturdays, 12:30 - 1:30. January 5, 12, 19, 26, February 2 & 9, 2019.

BEGINNERS CLASS

Date:  Saturdays, 1:30 - 2:30.  January 5, 12, 19, 26, February 2 & 9, 2019.


Contact Carol: puppies@wascanadogclub.com to register.

                 competition obedience

Novice, Open Level 1, Open Level 2, Utility, Obedience Trial Ring Ready Class

These classes will be offered based on interest/wait list

Contact Jill: obedience@wascanadogclub.com to register.

NOvice

PREREQUISITE: Beginner Level 2 or equivalent. If the previous classes are taken elsewhere the instructor may wish to evaluate your dog to ensure he/she is ready for this level. 

Learn all the exercises required for the Novice class in CKC obedience trials. The rules and exercises are taught and you'll work to improve your skills and teamwork. 

Contact Jill: obedience@wascanadogclub.com to register.   

Open Level 1

PREREQUISITE: Novice or if previous classes are taken elsewhere the instructor may wish to evaluate your dog to ensure he/she is ready for this level. 

You will be introduced to the CKC Open class exercises. Drop on recall, jumps and out of sight stays will be covered, but much of the focus will be on retrieving. 

Contact Jill: obedience@wascanadogclub.com to register.   

Open level 2

PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Open Level 1 or a solid retrieve. If previous classes are taken elsewhere the instructor may wish to evaluate your dog to ensure he/she is ready for this level. 

Continuation from Level 1. The final steps of all exercises, proofing and obedience trial rules will be covered. If there are not enough students for both Open Level 1 and Level 2, classes may be combined with instructors available to work with you at your level. 

Contact Jill: obedience@wascanadogclub.com to register.   

UTility

PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Open Level 2. If previous classes are taken elsewhere the instructor may wish to evaluate your dog to ensure he/she is ready for this level. 

This class teaches the exercises needed in the Utility class at obedience trials. 

Contact Jill: obedience@wascanadogclub.com to register.   

Obedience trial ring ready class

Ready to head to the ring for a trial but need a little extra work? This class is for you! It runs for 6 weeks and helps you work out all the kinks before a trial. This class is taught by experienced instructors who trial on a regular basis and are knowledgeable on all CKC obedience trial rules.

Contact Jill: obedience@wascanadogclub.com to register.   

Obedience working group/drop in

A working group open to anyone who wants to practice. There is a limit of 8 dog/handler teams per session. If 8 people commit to a 6 week set there will not be drop in spots available. Everyone participates as judge/ring steward/distraction as necessary. Expect to stay for 1-1 1/2 hours. 

Obedience Working Group on Saturdays 9:30-11:00 and 11:00-12:30 beginning  January 26, 2019  (every Saturday excluding obedience and rally trial weekends).  Dates are January 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23 and March 2. 

$100.00 for 6 classes, or $20.00 per drop in (if there is room).                                       

Contact Jill: obedience@wascanadogclub.com to register.

     

                      CONFORMATION

Conformation Drop In on Sundays at 11:00 AM - 11:45 beginning TBD.  

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. 

$7.00 per drop in.               

Contact Brenda: conformation@wascanadogclub.com                                      

 

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