Puppy Basics

Next class start date: June 7, 12:30 pm

Essential basics for a better future

Enrol in puppy  basics and get two free days of daycare (a $64 value) for your puppy to keep practicing their social skills and to play with other puppies!

Course Length: 6 hours (1 hour a week for 6 weeks)

Price: $210 plus gst 
Location: Paws Pet Pad

Pre-requisites:        Puppies must be under 6 months by class start date. One set of vaccinations must be complete.

Certification:           Alberta Canine Learning Academy Puppy Basics Certificate of Completion


This important beginner course will focus on training you and your dog to become a team. You'll learn the vital part of being a responsible owner and how your decisions now set the foundation for their future. 

This class will equip you with practical, useful skills. You and your dog will learn sit, down, sit stay, down stay, come, and loose leash walking.

You will also practice turns and movement with loose leash walking as well as “take it” and “drop it”. These basic commands are the foundation of a solid, positive relationship between you and your dog and will help you get the most enjoyment out of life with your dog.


By the end of this course, you and your dog will be able to demonstrate various behaviours including:​​

  • Name recognition

  • Sit

  • Down

  • Hand touch

  • Massage

  • Collar grab

  • “It’s Your Choice”

  • Drop it/take it

  • Stay (sit & down)

  • Recall

  • Loose-leash walking

  • Trick

  • Proper socialization skills, and how to meet other dogs and new things in the environment.


If you have any questions please email askthetrainer@pawspetpad.ca



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