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Stubborn Dog!

Is your dog ignoring you? Not listening? Blowing you off? Doing his own thing? Coming when called sometimes, slowly and sometimes not at all? Walking on a loose leash some times, and pulling at other times? Sometimes even refusing to walk? Refusing to sit or lie down?

Then this two-hour workshop is for you!

We will discuss the issues and challenges associated with training a dog that is a reluctant learner, and practice exercises that promote changing your dog's mindset to becoming an ENTHUSIASTIC LEARNER.

Topics covered will include:

- why dogs are "stubborn"

- identifying and repairing "poisoned cues"

- identifying motivators

- building reliable behaviours

 

NOTE

This workshop is NOT for dogs that have social issues (fear, aggression, reactivity) around other dogs or people. If that is the case, you may attend as an "auditor".

IMPORTANT: Students that are new to Cowichan Canine will be required to sign a liability waiver upon arrival and provide documentation for their dog of vaccination for parvo and distemper, no older than 3 years, or titer test no older than 12 months. Without this documentation, your dog cannot enter the premises and your fee will be forfeit.

Location: Cowichan Canine Training Centre
106-5301 Chaster Road, Duncan

Inquiries:  1-778-455-1985 or email

Click here to register WITH YOUR DOG

Click here to register as an AUDITOR (no dog)

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What Clients Are Saying:

Just want to thank you Lisbeth and also Bev and Karen for the excellent training that Lily and I have enjoyed so much. I know Lily has enough for a pass now but we really are aiming for distinction. We are working hard at home as well to see if we can get this. Lily is so improved now. My husband says that in the mornings when he is playing ball off leash with her that she no longer runs at other dogs, she just ignores them now. I noticed when I took her to another trainer in the summer she was always panting and anxious. At Cowichan Canine she is just so happy and cannot wait to get in the door. It is her favourite place so obviously what you are doing is right and the place has great vibes for dogs. She has not reacted to the dogs in the classes either but is always wagging her tail. I am very grateful for this. We will be back in December and want to go onto greater things in advanced and we are both looking forward to it. Going to bring my other dog Cole as well.

Susan
Maple Bay, BC

I enjoyed working with Bev and Laurie. The small classes and individual attention really make a big difference. There were a couple of moments in Foundations when you said "Click!" (and I did - yeah me...) at precisely the right moment for me to 'get it'. As a result, we went from Vita pulling like a fiend to polite walking in literally 2 classes. And getting the mechanics of Leave It/Take It down on my part (thank you again), helped me sort that one out in 3 or 4 sessions at home. We have, as you know, moved on to agility; Vita is having fun and is getting more confident and spirited with each class.

Colleen Hawkey
Ladysmith

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