Kindred Moments
CANINE TRAINING

We are kindred spirits, forged in different fires but kindred.
- Aaron Polson

Additional Services

Group Classes

In-Home Lessons

Classes for Kids

Puppy Manners 101

For Puppies 12 - 24 Weeks Old
5 Week Program - 1 hr/class per week

​Puppy Manners 101 offers the key to building strong communication skills between you and your puppy companion, in order to teach them basic puppy manners. It focuses on positive reinforcement through a reward grading system and  stresses the significance of consistency among all family members. This class also discusses the basics of nutrition and demonstrates basic grooming techniques from a professional groomer.  Moreover, this class teaches you how to continue to condition
your dog to want to listen and work with you!

The Puppy Manners 101 class teaches:
 
- Basic Nutrition  
- Clicker Training
- Puppy Socialization
- Resource Guarding Prevention
- Using Eye Contact & Cycling
- Luring, Sit, Down, Stand
- Leave It, Bring It, Drop It, Take It
- Stay & Release
- Recall
- Walking with a Loose Leash

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Basic Obedience & Relationship Building

For Dogs 6 Months Plus
5 Week Program - 1 hr/class per week
No Prerequisite For This Class

The Basic Obedience & Relationship Building class utilizes and refines the skills learned in Puppy Manners 101 by working with distractions in various settings. Introducing new variables to your canine companion's training, allows him or her to generalize these behaviors and strengthen them for a more reliable response. This class also teaches you how to phase out the use of food based rewards and replace them with real life rewards like a scratch on the head, going for a walk or a game of tug to name a few. It also stresses the significance of consistency among all family members. Moreover, this class shows you how to apply this knowledge to continue to condition your dog to want to listen and work with you !

The Basic Obedience & Relationship Building class teaches :
 
- Luring

- Sit, Down, Stand From A Distance
- Using Eye Contact & Cycling 

- Leave It, Bring It, Drop It, Take It
- Sit-Stay & Down-Stay Around Distractions
- Recall Around Distractions & Up To A 20 Foot Distance
- Walking With A Loose Leash & Heel From A Distance

- Each Class Introduces A New Activity To Keep Your Dog's Mind     Busy Which Can Prevent Destructive Behaviours.  

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Trick Training


For Dogs 6 Months Plus
5 Week Program - 1 hr/class per week
Prerequisite: Puppy Manners 101​

Trick Training is not only a fun past time for both you and your canine companion, it is also one of the best ways to build communication! There is nothing like the feeling of accomplishment found when working together towards a common goal. Language barriers are shattered and more is learned about your companion than ever before! 

The Trick Training class teaches a variety of cues based on the skill level of the individual dog. The standard tricks include:

- Take A Bow
- Spin and Twist
- Figure 8's 
- Rollover 
- Play Dead
- Crawl
- Rear End Awareness

 
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Private In-Home Sessions

These classes are completely customized to your needs and to your schedule. The cost and duration of these classes is based on whether you choose: Puppy Manners 101, Basic Obedience & Relationship Building, Trick Training, Problem Solving For Unruly Behaviours, Kids Teaching Pups, Trick Training For Kids or Potty Training.

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For Kids 10 Years and Older
For Puppies 12 - 24 Weeks Old
6 Week Program - 1 hr/class per week
Mandatory Legal Guardian Participation​

Kids Teaching Pups is a class tailored towards teaching both children and their parents or legal guardians as they learn to work with their puppies to achieve basic puppy manners. A class catered towards teaching kids how to train their dogs not only builds their confidence but also teaches both the child and the dog how to communicate in a safe way.  The knowledge gained from this class can help your dog progress within their training at a faster rate due to consistency from all members of the pack -the entire family

This class offers the key to relationship building and focuses on positive reinforcement through a reward grading system.
This class also discusses the basics of nutrition and demonstrates grooming techniques from a professional groomer.  Moreover, this class conditions your dog to want to listen and work with both children and adults.

The Kids Teaching Pups ​class teaches:
 
- Basic Nutrition & Grooming  
- Clicker Training
- Puppy Socialization
- Resource Guarding Prevention
- Using Eye Contact & Cycling
- Luring, Sit, Down, Stand
- Leave It, Bring It, Drop It, Take It
- Stay & Release
- Recall
- Walking with a Loose Leash

Kids Teaching Pups

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Trick Training for Kids

 
For Kids 10 Years and Older
For Puppies 10 - 24 Weeks Old
6 Week Program - 1 hr/class per week
Prerequisite: Puppy Manners 101 
Mandatory Legal Guardian Participation 

Trick Training for Kids is a class tailored towards teaching both children and their legal guardians as they learn to work with their puppies to perform different tricks. Trick training is not only a fun past time, it is also one of the best ways to build communication! There is nothing like the feeling of accomplishment found when working together towards a common goal. Language barriers are shattered and more is learned about your canine companion than ever before! 

The Trick Training For Kids class teaches:


- Take A Bow
- Spin and Twist
- Figure 8's 
- Rollover 
- Play Dead
- Crawl
- Rear End Awareness



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