These days, our dogs are unemployed!
They no longer hunt, they no longer herd sheep.
CANINS gives you the chance to participate in activities
with your dog:
him a job to do
prevent behaviour problems
your team spirit
all starts with training! Founded on the concepts of conditioning
and the principles of positive reinforcement, our training philosophy
promotes the development of a team relationship with one's dog,
fostering mutual understanding between canine and owner. By giving
our dogs a job, we teach them how to please us!
is essential to ensuring good communication within the master-dog
team. With obedience, we can establish a common language, build
leadership and create bonds. Obedience teaches our dogs how to please
meeting for Puppy Classes and Basic Obedience is a two-hour orientation
evening that the entire family, with the exception of the dog, may
attend. We will discuss all pertinent material that does not require
the presence of your dog: leadership, principles of reward and punishment,
stages of development, learning principles, prevention and correction
of behaviour problems.
puppies less than 16 weeks
and educational games
of basic commands (come, sit, down, stand, stay, give)
Jump on people
Walk on leash
Teen & adult dogs
of basic commands and proficiency training
Shaping of new commands (tricks)
Walking on leash without pulling
Heel position and heeling
Problem management: house soiling, biting and mouthing, jumping
on people, excessive barking
Goog Neighbour Program Advanced Obedience
dogs that have had a basic obedience class
commands perfectioning with more distractions
commands for physical exam
on leash and heeling
dogs that have had basic obedience classes
work and watch command
Heeling on and off leash
Stand for exam
Introduction to sign commands
Introduction to the retrieve
dogs that have had basic obedience classes
Obedience work by playing games
on the leash relay
For dogs that have had obedience classes or training or have their
Review the novice routine (heeling, stand for exam, recall, stays)
Training of the open routine (down on recall, retrieve, jumps,
out of sight stays)
Introduction of some utility exercises (directional jumping, go
For socialized dogs that know basic commands or that have obedience
Introduction to clicker training
Shaping of new commands and tricks: bow, turn, rollover, shake
paw, play dead, backup, bark, go around, jump through arms, weave
through legs, etc.
For dogs with a solid base in obedience and for whom heeling is
not a challenge.
Rally Obedience is a relatively new activity. It combines
traditional obedience with the sport of agility. Rally-O goes beyond
regular obedience by interspersing over 40 movements including heeling,
basic positions and turns with obstacles like weave poles and tunnels.
The sport requires a brisk pace, positive attitude and happy demeanour.
to the different exercises
to the competition rules
using real courses
Agility is a fun and exciting team sport in which the handler works his dog over a timed obstacle course. Agility training is designed to build confidence and team spirit between man and his best friend.
Introduction to the equipment.
Introduction to handling techniques:
Introduction to obstacle discrimination
Review and work on improving handling techniques:
Work on improving handling techniques and introduction to competition:
Rules of different agility organizations
Introduction to the games
and walking the course
Introduction to distance work
Starters, Advanced, Masters
solving for dogs ready to compete, already competing or for the
Use of the grounds for training.
Flyball is a relay race between two teams of four dogs. Each dog must jump over four hurdles to arrive at a box containing a tennis ball. The dog must then trigger release the ball by pushing a pedal, catch the ball and return over the four hurdles to the start line. The first team to finish is the winner of that heat.
Introduction to the sport.
Teams are set up, and an emphasis is placed on proficiency training, improving time and working on passes.
Does your dog enjoy chasing after a Frisbee®? Is he a big ball of energy that needs to be exercised? Would you like to keep your four-footed friend in shape? Are you looking for an activity that requires little in the way of equipment, space and money? This is the sport for you! Whether you and your dog are alone at the park or at a competition with lots of friends, this exciting and sometimes spectacular sport will spice up your training and your daily outings. Whether you've set your sights on competing or simply want to play Frisbee for fun, it's an excellent way to work on your dog's attention and motivation: two essential ingredients for practicing any canine sport!
Introduction to the sport
For dogs and humans who enjoy playing Frisbee!
- Learn to do the different throws
- Work on your dog’s catching efficiency
• Learn about safety / introduction to the sport
- Learn the competition rules
Course fees include registration with the Canadian Disc Dog Association. They also include the Retrieval Proficiency Test (RPT) and an end-of-session test held the final week of the course. This test is sanctioned and the points obtained will go towards CDDA titles.