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Level 1 -Puppy under 5 months

THURSDAY @ 740PM pups under 5 months (or small breeds up to 7mos)

  • Starts Aug 18
  • 288.75 Canadian dollars
  • 1680 Northfield Road

Service Description

Prerequisites for entering Level 1 manners classes: None. A private lesson is strongly recommended for dogs over 4 months of age. Dogs that are reactive, overly fearful or bark at people or dogs must start with a private lesson to ensure they are suitable for the class environment. Duration: 1 hour per week for 6 weeks ( we do not meet on Statutory Holidays) Welcome to Nanaimo’s most popular puppy class! Let us help get you and your puppy started off on the right paw with our foundation Puppy Kindergarten course. It is a life skill for your young dog to learn and develop in a stimulating environment such as our training centre, as it will help create a more attentive and optimistic dog. Our puppy class will set you up for success in future training and everything you do with your dogs over the course of their lives. A few of the critical lessons we cover: Foundation behaviours including: sit, down, stay, recall and loose leash walking Building focus for owners, even around distractions. An essential skill to learn right away! Safe and appropriate socialization techniques with people, children and other dogs Learn how to properly and effectively play with your dog and incorporate it into your training Training is based on your puppy’s individual personality. We’ll help you bring the best out of your puppy and start you on the path you are taking together for the next 10+ years! All classes come with weekly homework handouts to guide you through your home practice. Take a look at our Facebook page to see the adorable pictures of our Puppy Kindergarten graduates! Cancellation policy: Full Refund up to 7 days before the start of class Between 7 days and 48 hours: full credit to apply to future classes or Private sessions Less than 48 hours notice: we will most likely not be able to fill your reserved class spot and a cancellation fee of $125 will apply. Once the class has started there is no refund or credit option available. If you are not sure if your dog is suitable for a group class, please ask before booking! We highly recommend a private lesson to assess suitability and answer any questions you may have as well as to bridge any gaps if you have missed a group session.


Upcoming Sessions


Cancellation Policy

Private Lessons: A full refund or credit is available for cancellations a minimum of 48 hours in advance. A 50% credit towards a rebooking is available for cancellations between 48 and 24 hours. As we schedule and arrange our daily bookings to accommodate our clients, and we can not fill any last-minute cancellations, any cancellations of less than 24 hours will be billed the full fee. Group Classes: Full Refund up to 7 days before the start of class Between 7 days and 48 hours: full credit to apply to future classes or Private sessions Less than 48 hours notice: we will most likely not be able to fill your reserved class spot and a cancellation fee of $125 will apply, the remainder can be used as a credit. Once the class has started there is no refund or credit option available. If you are not sure if your dog is suitable for a group class, please ask before booking! We highly recommend a private lesson to assess suitability and answer any questions you may have as well as to bridge any gaps if you have missed a group session.


Contact Details

  • 1680 Northfield Road

    1680 Northfield Rd, Nanaimo, BC V9S 3A9, Canada

    (250) 729-3900

    bestpawdogtraining@gmail.com