Life Skills Classes & Workshops

To Teach Concepts, We Play Games

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Watch a short video: There’s A Game For That

*** Class content is always customized to the group’s needs! ***

  • my dog doesn’t settle down: -> there’s a game for that
  • my dog is lacking focus: -> there’s a game for that
  • my dog gets too excited: -> there’s a game for that
  • my dog runs away when called: -> there’s a game for that.. or two

You get the idea …. easy to teach games for every situation in life:

We are turning Struggles into Strengths!!!

All classes are suited for young dogs from 3 months old to senior dogs who want to learn new skills. Instead of teaching behaviors, we teach concepts, such as calmness, focus, optimism, confidence, disengagement, etc. to get real life results! Pet dogs, sports dogs, companion dogs… who doesn’t need more fun in their life? Max. 6 dogs per outdoors class, family members are welcome to attend.

Instructor: Gisela is a Certified Pro Dog Trainer (from AbsoluteDogs Training in the UK / Naughty But Nice Dogs)

June 2022 Classes:

*** Classes are held outdoors on grass; the training field is fully fenced
on Range Road 20, south of Highway 16A (~10 min. west of Stony Plain)***

LOOSE LEASH WALKING – Mission Possible
starting Monday, May 30th, 6.30 – 7.30pm MDT

We’re diving deep into what it takes for dogs to choose walking with us over pulling, lunging and reacting to the environment. All the elements of walking nicely on a leash can be trained at home by teaching concepts through playing the right games.
4 weeks program – $135

Online registration

Reactivity Workshop
Saturday, May 28th, 1-4pm – tentative new date: June 11th

Dogs get overexcited, they lung and bark at things that scare them. There are Games for That!!!
Focusing on Calmness, Disengagement and Optimism, dogs can learn to ignore those distractions in a positive manner!
3 hour workshop – $100

Online registration

TEENAGE TRANSFORMATIONS – 2 groups:
group A: starting Thursday, May 5th, 6.30-7.30pm
group B: starting Friday, May 6th, 6.30 – 7.30pm

Give yourself AND your adolescent dog the gift of Games!!!
Puppies can grow up to be little terrors, but fear not, THERE’S A GAME FOR THAT!
Focus of this class is building your relationship, teaching impulse control and disengagement, games to regulate arousal up – arousal down and growing CALMNESS.
6 weeks program – $200

Online registration

Payment via e-transfer to pawsomeconnection@gmail.com – security answer: games22

Printable registration form: pawsome connection registration

Read my blog post : When faced with a struggle …


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