Here are some of the new safety measures we have put into place at our Ajax facility to help keep students and trainers safe while training your dog. The floor layout at our Beaches location is very similar.
Dogs are going to be seeing people wearing face masks much at places like the Veterinarians, the groomers, doggy daycare and dog training facilities. They may find that a little scary because they can't see the persons nose or mouth. This video shows you how to prepare them so they become comfortable with this new norm.
It's really important to research the breed before getting a puppy to make sure it suits your lifestyle. A breed with more energy than you, may not be the best fit.
Gillian Ridgeway was the founder owner of Who’s Walking Who Dog Training Centres. She retired at the end of 2017, and now specializes in puppies under 6 months of age, through her new business, Canine Coach. If you're feeling overwhelmed and need immediate help with puppy nipping, biting, barking, chewing, toilet and crate training, Gillian can help.
Joan Weston is one of the GTA’s most sought after behavior consultants and proudly follows the L.I.M.A. (Least Invasive Minimally Aversive) Protocol of behavior modification. They use training tools and techniques that both you and your dog will feel good about. They do not support the use of shock collars, choke chains, or anything that causes harm.
Teddy Green is a Certified Behaviourist. She, along with her husband own Daytripper Dog Training. Teddy provides in-home behavioural consults tailored to your dog and specializes in fear and leash reactivity. She uses concept games-based methods, an innovative approach to training based on the science of learning theory.
This YouTube video features renowned Canadian trainer, Jean Donaldson, using a conditioned emotional response to make the Gentle Leader more appealing to more dogs.
We hold classes at the Kingston Road United Church on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings. The classes are held on the 2nd floor of this lovely church on the south side of Kingston Rd, just west of Victoria Park.
K9 Compass offers the Walks 'N' Wags Pet First Aid and Off the Grid courses. Walks 'N' Wags are National Leaders in Pet First Aid and have the longest standing Pet First Aid course in Canada. Classes are held at our Ajax location. K9 Compass also runs classes in Burlington, Guelph, Lindsay and Mississauga. Private in-house classes for businesses and organizations are also available.
Find information on choosing a dog, raising a dog, dog breeds, and various CKC and non-CKC trials and events.
Find information here on AAC sanctioned trials, National and Regional Championships and AAC rules.
Provides information on Rally station signs, rules, trials and more. Dogs do not have to be purebred to compete in Rally-O.
UKI Canada is a group dedicated to the promotion of UKI/UKA Agility in Canada. Here you'll be able to find information about entering UKI trials, UKI Cups & Open, WAO Team Canada, & more.
Canine Performance Events, Inc. currently offers titling classes in Agility. CPE's Basic Philosophy is for the dog and handler to have FUN while competing for agility titles. Membership is open to all purebred and mixed-breed dogs.