Basic Life Skills

Basic Life Skills covers the following skills:

  • Name / Come
  • Leave It / Self Control
  • Sit
  • 4 On the Floor (no jumping)
  • Polite Leash Walking
  • Down
  • Go To Bed
  • Stay
  • Relax quietly
  • Work in a group class environment
  • Tricks that help with engagement
  • And more!

Open to dogs of all ages and breeds. 

This class is a great option for young puppies however please note that formal play time is not part of the course. In this class they learn how to focus on and work with their owner in the presence of other puppies and dogs.

This class is not suitable for dogs with aggression or reactivity issues.

Upcoming Classes: 

Tuesdays 7 – 8 pm – Apr 2, 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14  – FULL
E-mail [email protected] (Lindsay Fraser) to register.  
Cost: $200 tax included (a $70 deposit is required to hold your spot)
Class will be held indoors however will be postponed on rainy days (agility class will need the indoors space)

Sundays 11:10 am – 12:10 pm – May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9 – Space Available
E-mail [email protected] (Logan Rennie) to register.  
Cost: $200 tax included (a $70 deposit is required to hold your spot)
Class will be held all/primarily indoors. 

Tuesdays 7:00 – 7:55* pm – May 28, June 4, 18, 25, July 2, 9 – Space Available
E-mail [email protected] (Lindsay Fraser) to register.  
Cost: $200 tax included (a $70 deposit is required to hold your spot)
*This class will be caped at 6 given slightly shorter class length.

Class will be held indoors however will be postponed on rainy days (agility class will need the indoors space)

Class will have maximum 8 participants. It is subject to being postponed if the minimum number of students is not reached before the start date. Basic Life Skills courses are usually booked 1 – 2 weeks prior to the start dates. We keep a cancellation list and occasionally have a last minute space available.

Please note that the deposit (and later, the balance) is non-refundable/transferable.
 

For more basic obedience class options check out:

– Paws with Laws (classes held here at Nova Dogsport) http://pawswithlaws.com/index.html

– Sublime Canine Services (classes held in various locations in HRM) www.sublimcecanine.ca

Private Lessons