All classes will book on a first come basis and are for dog friendly animals of all sizes.
Exercises will be demonstrated for you with our dogs and we will work with you in class time to help you accomplish these.
Written handouts will be provided.
Although we have a structured curriculum, our concepts are flexible. We may from time to time modify how an exercise is taught to suit the needs of each dog and owner.
Level One: Lifeskills and Manners
An eight week course designed for puppies 12 weeks and older. This course provides the foundation for owners to have a well behaved family pet. Your puppy will start learning with you in week one and attend all eight weeks. Exercises will include sit, down, come when called, leash respect, stay, and basic attention.(…)
Level Two: Building on the Basics
This course will build on the foundation formed in Level One and add distractions to such basic exercises as stay and come. Heeling exercises will become more detailed. Training games . Leash free will be introduced. Out of sight stays will be started in a manner that will boost your dog’s confidence. A stand command(…)
Level Three: The Thinking Dog
Distractions will be added to all exercises. Learn new skills to improve your dog’s focus in all basic exercises. Additional jumps will be introduced. Teach your dog a command to touch – this can now be used to target your dog while heeling and to expand his trick repertoire. Each week you will be challenged(…)
Level Four: Advanced Fundamentals
An introduction to retrieving and formal obedience jumps. Continued work on heeling on and off leash Break down of the drop on recall exercise. Maintaining fast fun recalls. Out of sight stays. training games Further advanced courses are available, please inquire.
Rally Obedience: Novice, Advanced and Excellent
Get in on this fast growing sport that will challenge you and your dog while enhancing basic obedience skills. Two obedience levels are recommended before enrolling.
We understand that all schedules may not allow for a structured multi-week course. Trimark offers one on one training, in home or at our facility. We offer consultations for crate training, house training and any puppy issues you may encounter before starting a formal training program. Please call us with your training and behaviour questions.