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DAWG training

Private lessons and classes with social distancing and sanitizing protocols in effect.  Classes will be outdoors weather permitting,  or indoors with a  small amount of dogs and people per class to increase safety for all.

We hope that you and your family are safe and well during this unstable time.

Our Services

Behaviour Consulting 

 Private Lessons

To book a private lesson please click on pen icon and fill out the assessment form 

Help your dog transform struggles into strengths with our experienced  trainers through private lessons.

Group Classes

Small group classes on a wide variety of topics to help you and your dog be on the same page for life, for fun and for the best relationship.

Build the Best Relationship with your Best Friend!

“Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nanaimo, BC, Canada

Games Based

Positive Reinforcement Training

We are passionate about helping your dog become the best friend we know you want them to be. 


You and your best friend gain access to:

  • An understanding of force-free and pain-free positive reinforcement training.

  • Concept training through games with your dog, creating optimistic and enthusiastic learners, 

  • Skill development to create a thinking dog. versus having a reactive dog. 

  • Learning  and using extremely effective practical training techniques.

  • Good manners for everyday life.

  • Online reference  and studymaterials , including videos.

  • Certified dedicated trainers.

  • Group classes and one on one sessions.

  • Private behaviour consultations in our location, your location or public place.


Most of our classes run in  4 or 8 week sets  The cost is $100 for 4 weeks, and $200  for 8 weeks plus taxes. 

Please contact us for private lesson rates.


Classes for companion & performance dogs in :

  • Basic Good Manners

  • Canine Good Neighbour Certification  preparation

  • Real Life / Urban Agility training sessions in the park with natural occurring distractions. 

  • Rally Obedience & Competition Obedience

  • Conformation prep and handling skills

  • Scent work  aka Nose work

  • Agility for fun or trial prep

  • Tricks for fun or titling stream 

  • Behaviour modification

  • Other classes and instruction offered on demand 


Our Certifed Trainers and coaches are dedicated to continuing education in the field of positive reinforcement.  Our goal is making training a fun, achievable and transformational experience for both dogs and owners!


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