Dog and Cat Grooming in our Cedar location

  Private  Training Sessions  and Group Classes In Cedar and Nanaimo with Covid protocols in effect.  

 Grooming Services in our Cedar location

We are back to grooming dogs and cats in our Cedar location on Fridays, starting March 5th, 2021.

We are fear free certified and will work with you to make  the grooming experience the best it can be for your dog or cat! 

Behaviour Consulting 

 Private Lessons

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

Our extremely succesful ICU ( I See You) program will be tailored to your dog's individual needs and can help create calmness and emotional balance  for dogs that are reactive, fearfull, demanding, barking, digging, biting, overexcited,  resource guarding, destructive, suffering from seperation anxiety and more!

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.

Classes are 8 weeks for 45 minutes on the same day and time each week, We run 4 weeks on, ONE week off, 4 more weeks! 

Next start dates: 

DAWG 1: NANAIMO March 18

DAWG 1: CEDAR: March 17 

DAWG 2: NANAIMO: March 18

DAWG 2: CEDAR: March 19  

DAWG Super Recall: CEDAR:  March 19 

DAWG Real life: MAFFEO SUTTON PARK March 20 

DAWG Rally Obedience: CEDAR: March 17  

DAWG Scent work: NANAIMO: March 18

DAWG Agility: email for next available date

DAWG Show Handling: CEDAR: Feb 13

Build the Best Relationship with your Best Friend!

Games Based Positive Reinforcement Training

We are passionate about helping your dog become the best they can be!

 With DAWG you gain access to:

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

  • Concept training through games, creating optimistic and enthusiastic learners, 

  • Skill development to create a positive thinking dog. 

  • Learning effective and practical training techniques.

  • Good manners for everyday life.

  • Online homework support, including videos.

  • Certified dedicated trainers.

  • Group classes and one on one sessions.

Most of our classes run in  8 week sets  The cost is $260  for 8 weeks plus taxes. 

To view private session pricing,  see the private session intake form.

Classes for companion & performance dogs:

  • 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  and Body Awareness 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!


“Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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