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First Things First 

 Puppy Programs and Specialty Dog Training Classes for building strong Foundation Skills and Social Behaviors

- right from the start


We use positive reinforcement and shaping through Marker Training and Game Training to promote a love of learning that builds confidence, strengthens your relationship and teaches you how to train essential foundation behaviours and life skills.



- Marker Cues and Timing       - Luring, Capturing and Shaping Behaviours       - Reinforcement skills 

- Focus and Engagement: Developing dogs who eagerly wants to train with you!

- Foundation Skills;  Attention, Stationing on Mat and Platforms, Offering Reinforceable Behaviours,

   Recalls, Sit, Down, Stand, Loose Leash Walking, Attentive Heeling.

- Training Games for accelerated learning!       - Social Behaviours       - Generalizing and Proofing Skills


Puppies are always learning whether we are actively training them or not so our Puppy Primer and Puppy Focus classes are designed to start puppies of all ages off on the right paw. Both classes are similar in course description and teaching style with only the times being different.


Attention and Focus ☑️ = Engagement ☑️ = Love of Learning ☑️= Foundation Skills ☑️ = Physical and Mental Stimulation ☑️


Puppy Primer - For young puppies under 18 weeks of age. Thursday evenings from April 6 to April 4 at 6:00 pm. $185

Puppy Focus - Thursday evenings from March 23 to April 20 at 7:30 pm. $185

(NEW) Afternoon Classes!      

Puppy Primer -  Every Tuesday Afternoon 

starting April 18 to May 16 at 2:30 pm.


Really Reliable Recalls - Training for building quick and reliable Recalls. Class will mainly focus on Recalls and Sit Stays with some Loose Leash Walking as part of the training games.


Prerequisite: Open to dogs of all ages. Due to the nature of this class and the excitement level dogs must not be people or dog reactive. If you are not sure if your dog is reactive please contact me for clarification.


Current Class -  Running Mar 2 to Mar 30 at 6:00 pm. 

Next Class Date - TBD


Puppy Rock Star  - This Tuesday afternoon class is for Returning Puppies who wish to advance in their training. Puppies must have taken a previous FTF class or has been previously trained with Marker/Clicker training.



Start Date: Tuesday, Mar 14 to Apr 11 @ 1:00 pm.

Effective dog training at affordable prices serving the North Bay, Callander and Powassan area.


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