Crossroads Canine Academy & Daycamp Inc

"Strengthening the Human-Animal Bond"

Group Classes


Level One                                      Classification: Beginners                                            Style: Clicker Based


Get your furry family started on the right track. This class is successful for dogs of all ages. We offer an eight week class, 45 minutes to an hour,once per week. There is a limit of seven dogs per class. Throughout the course you and your dog will learn everything that basic obedience has to offer. Cues include sit, down, off, heel, touch, come, watch me, and stay. Each dog is provided with a clicker that is included in the price of the class. The clicker is used to train a command, then it is no longer needed for that behaviour. The use of a clicker marks desirable behaviour with the sound of a click. This in combination with positive reinforcement is proven to be a clear form of communication between you and your dog. Get Started today. 



Level Two                                Classification: Intermediate                          Style: Cue, Clicker, Verbal Marker


This eight week course challenges your dog to further their basic acquired skills. The "stay" and "come" cue are performed with more distance and distractions. Off leash training is introduced and practised.  We create real life situations with distractions  for you and your dog to advance. 

Prerequisite: Level One  



Level Three                                           Classification: Advanced                                       Style: Verbal Cue 


Take pride in knowing that you have a well rounded dog. This course provides lots of on and off leash practice. 

Prerequisite: Level One, Two 



One-on-One Training

We offer private lessons for all of the following:
                                                                              Right Track Puppies

                                                                              Basic Obedience

                                                                              Problematic Behaviours

                                                                                                                                

 


Rally Obedience

Rally Obedience is a fun sport that is a spin-off of basic obedience. If you think obedience is boring — think again! Rally provides a fun, fast paced way to work your dog through stays, heeling, various turns, stands, recalls (come when called), finishes and exercises such as jumping, sidesteps and a moving drop. This is also a fun way to freshen up your everyday obedience skills — such as walking on a loose leash by distractions, come when called and stay for visitors coming to the door. It is a great way to work on focus and control around other dogs and build your dog up to a more advanced level obedience but in a more natural manner than formal obedience. 

Prerequisite: Level Two Obedience 



Agility

Dog agility is a popular canine sport in which a handler directs a dog through a variety of obstacles such as a tunnel, teeter-totter, tire jump, weave poles, pause table, and standard jumps. During competitive agility events, handlers attempt to navigate dogs through a course as quickly and as accurately as they can. Our class provides a nice environment for your dog to learn. Whether you are interested in competition or just for fun, agility is great exercise for you and your dog. If you are looking for a fun way to bond with your dog, start training now in our agility program.

Prerequisite: Level One Obedience