OHS Group Dog Training Classes

TRAIN YOUR DOG WITH A FUN GROUP!

 

The OHS offers four types of group training courses:

Beginner Group Dog Training

A six-week program for dogs in need of basic training, including polite canine etiquette.

Advanced Group Dog Training

A six-week program for dogs who have completed OHS Beginner Group classes and are looking to apply skills to real-life scenarios where there are distractions and temptations.

Tricks & Games Dog Training

A six-week program that will help you and your dog bond through fun training sessions.

Behaving Buddies Workshops

Single-session workshops that target unwanted canine behaviours.

BEGINNER GROUP DOG TRAINING CLASS (SIX WEEKS)

This class is for dogs who have little to no training.

Our instructor will cover the basics of sitting, lying down, polite greetings, coming when called, stays with distractions, loose-leash walking, leaving objects alone, body handling and more. Your dog will also learn a few tricks!

Note: The first class of each beginner training session is for human participants only. Please leave your dog at home!

Prerequisites: None.

Class criteria: See OHS Dog Training Class policies

Cost: $195 for a six-week session (one hour per week)

**A $25 discount is available for all OHS adopters who register for OHS Beginner Group Dog Training classes. Use the promo code included in your adoption package or contact education@ottawahumane.ca before booking.

Upcoming Sessions:

  • Thursdays, June 13 to July 25, 2024 at 6 p.m. (Cindy)

*Please note there will be no class on Thursday, July 11.

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  • Thursdays, June 13 to July 25, 2024 at 7:15 p.m. (Cindy)

*Please note there will be no class on Thursday, July 11.

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Register today to guarantee your spot! Payment is required upon registration.

 

To be placed on an interest list for future Beginner Group Dog Training classes, select the “Interest List” button below to register. Select the calendar date (Dec. 31, 2024) and time (11:59 p.m.) and select “Book Now”. 

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ADVANCED GROUP DOG TRAINING CLASS (SIX WEEKS)

The OHS Advanced Group Dog Training class is designed for dogs who have completed the OHS Beginner Group Dog Training class or who meet the prerequisites below.

Our instructors will introduce new behaviours and fine tune your dog’s existing skills so you are prepared for real-life scenarios. We will add new distractions at increasing levels of difficulty, including continuing to develop your stays, recall, loose leash walking, heeling, polite greetings, focus on handler and more.

Prerequisites: All dogs in class must…

  • Know sit and down on cue (without a lure)
  • Hold a 20-second stay (in a sit or down position)
  • Have the basics of a recall (with or without distractions)
  • Understand the leave-it cue (for low or high value items)
  • Be non-reactive to people and other dogs

Dogs who struggle with the above training commands are better-suited for the OHS  Beginner Group Dog Training class.

Class criteria: See OHS Dog Training Class policies

Cost: $195 for a six-week session (one hour per week)

Upcoming Sessions

  • Mondays, May 27 to July 8, 2024 at 7:15 p.m. (Dian)

*Please note there will be no class on Monday, July 1.

Register Now

Register today to guarantee your spot! Payment is required upon registration.

 

To be placed on an interest list for future Advanced Group Dog Training classes, select the “Interest List” button below to register. Select the calendar date (Dec. 31, 2024) and time (11:59 p.m.) and select “Book Now”. 

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TRICKS & GAMES GROUP DOG TRAINING CLASS (SIX WEEKS)

OHS is excited to offer a new Tricks and Games Group Dog Training class that will be lots of fun for you and your dog.

This class will provide physical and mental challenges to stimulate your dog’s mind, while you both have a great time – a terrific way to bond with your dog. The tricks and games taught in this class also help develop strength in your dog’s core and hind quarters and will help with overall flexibility.

There are no prerequisites for this class.

Cost: 195 for a six-week session (one hour per week)

Upcoming Sessions

  • Mondays, May 27 to July 8, 2024 at 7:15 p.m. (Dian)

*Please note there will be no class on Monday, July 1.

Register Now

Register today to guarantee your spot! Payment is required upon registration.

 

To be placed on an interest list for future Group Tricks and Games Dog Training classes, select the “Interest List” button below to register. Select the calendar date (Dec. 31, 2024) and time (11:59 p.m.) and select “Book Now”.

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Cancellation and Refund Policy

OHS Group Dog Training – Cancellation and Refund Policy: Refund requests received 48 hours in advance of a scheduled class start date are eligible for a refund (a $25 administration fee applies). Refund requests received within 48 hours of a scheduled class start date are not eligible for a refund. Missed classes cannot be made-up and are not eligible for a credit or refund. If your dog is not suitable for group classes (see class criteria above) you are not eligible for a credit or refund. Refund requests due to missing/out-of-date vaccinations are not exempt to this policy.

Full refunds will be issued in the event that the OHS is required to cancel a class.

For more information, email at education@ottawahumane.ca or call 613-725-3166, ext. 204.