Basic Obedience

6 weeks, $225+hst, 12 weeks and up, puppies younger please contact us
Next classes:  Tues Oct  29 6:30pm-7:30pm 
                                 Sat   Nov 9     1:15pm-2:15pm
 To start your dog off right they have to learn the basics! Basic Obedience includes commands Sit, Stay, Release, Heel, Down and Recall. Basic problem behaviours such as jumping up, mouthing and the drop command are also reviewed.  Max 6 participants per class.  Start here with your classes and then follow up with Social Obedience. Click here for our Training Schedule.

Social Obedience

Prerequisite Basic Obedience 
20 weeks and up, consultation with trainer required.
3 month membership – $350+hst, 1 yr membership – $650+hst
Wednesday 8 pm & Saturday 9:00am
Start anytime after consultation. 

Exposing your dog to the real world and teaching them to be a calm respectful and happy member of your family is the ultimate goal of most owners. Our social obedience classes help you to achieve this goal, group classes in different locations twice weekly with humans and dogs and a whole lot more. Click here for our Training Schedule.

NEW Canine Good Neighbour Prep Course

$225+hst, 6 weeks
Next class starts:  TBA
Prerequisite: Basic Obedience
Equipment required: 4′ or 6′ leash, flat/buckle/martingale collar, dog brush and treats

Our Canine Good Neighbour Prep course works through the 12 steps involved in completing the testing for a CGN designation.  A mock test will be provided during the last class.  The test assesses the handler and dog’s relationship together, with the handlers ability to control the dog. The designation test is not included in this course, that you will have to book separately.



4 – 1hr weekly Private Training sessions at The Dog Stop
Have a new puppy, youth or adult dog and can’t fit group classes into your schedule? Has your dog taken previous training, knows a few basic commands but needs some practice before entering our Social obedience class?  These sessions will get you and your dog going for whatever you need. Leash and training collar included, ongoing support for 3 months following training.