On-line Learning

Workshops and Classes via Zoom :

All classes and workshops are suited for puppies 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?

How does it work?

  • On-line classes and workshops are held on Zoom at a dedicated time (Time Zone MST = UTC-7)
  • For all ongoing classes there will be a dedicated, private Facebook Group where you can ask questions, post videos and receive feedback.
  • You can train at home, in your living room, yard or wherever suits you best. The choice is yours!
  • All of the Zoom calls are recorded and posted to the group for you to watch, re-watch and download at your own leisure.

March 2021 workshops (this is the last time they are offered at this price!)

Recall Games Workshop – March 20th, 11am-1pm MDT

There is so much more to Recalls than the typical restrained recalls that most dog schools teach! We’re taking a Deep Dive into what it takes for a dog to choose YOU over the environment -> Concepts and Games!!
It’s gonna be fast paced and intense! Great for puppies, adults, rescue dogs ….

Boundary Games – Calmness Workshop – March 27th, 11am-1pm MDT

Calmness Conquers All! Learn how boundaries can change the energy in your household and in everyday life. Calm dogs make better Choices!!!! Suited for puppies and dogs of any age.

CAD45 for each of the 2 hour Recall Games and Boundary Games workshops (or CAD80 if you sign up for both); includes lesson notes and the zoom recording.

Online registration

Payment via e-transfer to
pawsomeconnection@gmail.com – security answer: games21

March 2021 classes:

Starting Wednesday, March 10th 2021 – 4 weeks – $97

  • Loose Leash Walking – Mission Possible 6.00 pm – 7.00 pm MST
    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 the right concepts through playing the right games.

Here’s a message that I received from Anastasiya after the 4 week program:
I just would like to extend my deepest thanks for teaching Bella and I games to make our walks stress free!!!! Today I took my infant daughter for a walk in a stroller for the first time. Bella of course joined in. She was magnificent, eyes on me almost the entire time with sniffing breaks of course. Not distracted, another dog was barking and coming up to her by the fence, recalled! She was on leash for some parts and off leash for others and she maintained the proximity regardless. It was most relaxing and enjoyable walk I have had with her in a while!
Thank you Gisela Griesser!!!!!

Starting Thursday, March 11th, 2021 – 6 weeks – $145

  • Life Skills Through Games 6.00 pm – 7.00 pm MST
    Give your dog the gift of Games!!!
    For puppies and dogs of all ages, including reactive dogs, shy dogs….
    You’ll learn games and strategies to help your dogs make better choices in everyday life. We teach concepts such as calmness, focus, optimism, impulse control
    , just to name a few by playing strategic games!

    We’re building a positive and lasting relationship, all through playing games and having fun!

Tuesdays, every other week: Canine Freestyle 6-7 pm – $50/month

  • Canine Musical Freestyle is a fun way to train some cool tricks and moves
    Learn how to put together a freestyle routine. This class is ongoing and highly individual to each dog/handler team. What kind of moves and tricks are suited for each team? How to choose the right music? How to put it all together?
    This class is supported via dedicated FB group in-between lessons where participants post videos of their progress, ask questions, support each other ….

    Learn more about Canine Freestyle

Online registration

Payment via e-transfer to
pawsomeconnection@gmail.com – security answer: games21

February 2021 classes:

Starting Monday, February 1st, 2021 – 8 weeks – $190

  • Puppy Start 6.00 pm – 7.00 pm MST
    Getting off on the right paw with your young puppy is important, yet not always easy. We’ll cover topics like house training, sleeping through the night, building confidence and calmness, socialization, preparing for vet visits, leash walking, the “witching hour “…
    Day 1 is where we start our puppies’ training. This class will show you to you can build your positive relationship and prepare them up for a great future.

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