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Owner's Choice

 - A fun class for both dog and human! YOU decide what you want to work on!

We can do tricks, specific service dog behaviours(*), Canine Good Neighbour test preparaton, or specific agility challenges or basic manners behaviours - You decide!

(*) We are not a service dog training institution, so we cannot support you in general, but we can teach you how to train specific service dog behaviours. For specific support for service dog training, please contact Donna Hill at https://servicedogtraininginstitute.ca/contacts/492-contact-donna-hill-sdti-instructor

Tricks can be things like shake-a-paw, wave, roll over, cover our eyes, roll a barrel, push a shopping cart, crawl, pick up your toys, skateboard, and many others.  Work on these or bring your own ideas!

Pre-Requisites

1. Parvo/distemper vaccination certificate no older than 3 years, or parvo/distemper titer certificate no older than 1 year.

2. Dog is over 8 weeks old and not reactive to other dogs or people. For dogs under 17 weeks of age, your veterinarian needs to countersign the registration form.

3. You have attended the Orientation Class for New Students.

The Owner's Choice class is part of our General classes programme and runs on the punch card system.  Purchase your punch card online, over the phone, via email or in person!

CLICK HERE FOR OUR CURRENT CLASS FEES

CLICK HERE FOR OUR ONLINE SCHEDULE

Class times may vary depending on student demand.

 

Registration - New Students

New students can register online or via telephone (778-455-1985) or email [email protected], or by visiting us at the Training Centre. 

CLICK HERE to download your registration form.

You can also pick up the form and complete it and pay your fee when you come for your first class.
Bring it, together with your payment, to Orientation class. If your dog's vaccination certificate (parvo & distemper) has expired since we saw it last, we will need to see the new one, please. Titer certificates neet to be renewed annually.

Registration - Existing Students

Book yourself into class via our online schedule. Please make sure you book into the appropriate class, not any of the other classes!

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call (778-455-1985) or email [email protected].

WELCOME TO CLASS!

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What Clients Are Saying:

I had the good fortune and pleasure to take the Foundation Program at Cowichan K9 this winter with my lab cross puppy Cody. Cody just turned 8 months when we graduated with distinction from this awesome training experience. Bev, Karen, and Glenda were terrific and facilitated our learning with clear instruction, helpful tips, and much kindness and caring. I've worked with dogs all my life and was amazed at how much I learned participating in this program and now Cody and I get to benefit daily from our indelible experience with you. Training with such positive reinforcement, small class size, and expert facilitation enhanced our relationship beyond measure and will continue to do so now that we have the tools and understanding. Cody travels on rounds with me and is continually being complimented on his fine manners and keen willingness to please. I am so proud of him! Attending our classes at Cowichan Canine was the highlight of each week and will continue to be as we begin agility classes and scent games. I can't thank you enough for how your program has enriched our relationship and daily life together. I recommend all my clients take their dogs to Cowichan Canine. Every one can benefit! p.s. Your Christmas party was the highlight of the season, hands down! Class act: so many happy, well behaved dogs and their people, games and prizes, Santa and presents, incredibly delicious appies and meatballs galore for all. That was the best Christmas function I've ever attended! Thank you again -

Dr Brenda Bernhardt
Cowichan Veterinary HouseCall Services

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

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