K9 Kind Training

Puppy Training

Embark on a journey that will build a harmonious relationship with your new best friend and prepare your puppy for a lifetime of happiness.

Embark on a journey that will build a harmonious relationship with your new best friend and prepare your puppy for a lifetime of happiness.

We know that each and every person who comes to us for help has a unique puppy raising journey ahead of them. As a new puppy parent you want to raise a social, confident, well-mannered dog by getting your puppy off to the best start possible, and you’ve come to the right place. Our team of knowledgeable trainers share their combined puppy raising expertise and years of experience to prepare you for each stage of your puppy’s development and help your puppy grow up to be your ideal canine companion and family dog. 

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Specialised programs for puppies 9 to 20 weeks old that targets each of the critical early developmental periods when your puppy is most impressionable. 

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Puppy Kindergarten
[9 weeks - 14 weeks of age]

Age of puppy on first day of class.

Group classes designed for positive socialization experiences with people, other dogs, sights and sounds, as well as enriching experiences to prepare your puppy for a lifetime of fear-free visits to the veterinarian and groomer. 

WHAT YOUR PUPPY WILL LEARN IN PUPPY KINDERGARTEN

  • Puppy playtime
  • Bite inhibition (Gentle jaws)
  • Prevent fear, anxiety, excitability and aggression
  • Polite greetings and stop jumping
  • Prevent pulling on leash from the beginning
  • Teach a reliable recall before adolescence and independence
  • Self-control and focus among distractions
  • Prevent resource guarding between dogs
  • Prevent noise phobia to common things such as fireworks and thunderstorms
  • Fear-free visits to the veterinarian and groomer
  • How to socialize your puppy to an abundance of experiences

With small class sizes or four pups with two trainers so each pup gets the individual attention to make for a truly positive experience.

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PUPPY SOCIALS
[9 TO 20 WEEKS OF AGE)

One-hour play dates with other puppies aged 9 to 20 weeks old. Puppies are divided based on their playstyle, personality and level of comfort and gently introduced to other puppies and people making for a truly positive socialisation experience. And for the pups that just can’t get enough playing with other puppies, they learn impulse control and how to adjust to other puppies’ play styles and comfort levels. 

VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS AT TIME OF CLASS START DATE

9 to 12 weeks – DAPP (parvo and distemper combo)

12 to 20 weeks – DAPP Booster

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PRIVATE IN HOME PUPPY TRAINING [8 TO 20 WEEKS OF AGE)

Personalised one-on-one training in your home tailored to suit your puppy’s unique needs and your lifestyle. Solutions for crate and house training, chewing, puppy biting, jumping and foundation life skills. Included in all puppy training is a socialisation training plan introducing your puppy to novel items, sounds, and handling exercises to prepare your puppy for fear-free grooming and veterinary visits. Sessions can take place in a park or your neighbourhood where we will socialise your puppy in real-life situations and learn how to safely socialise with other dogs together.

Set your puppy up for success with doable solutions to the hurdles of puppy parenting and teach essential skills from the beginning before nuisance behaviours arise. Let us help you raise the dog you’ve dreamed of.  

Puppy Foundations Package
Puppy Foundations Package

Puppy Foundations Package

 2 sessions

$300

One in-home 75-minute Consultation
One 1 hour in-home/park Lesson
Weekly Zoom Room

We will discuss how to manage normal puppy behaviours such as crate and isolation training, house training, and puppy biting. We will also begin foundation skills and manners.

Included in all puppy training is a socialisation training plan.

Puppy Head Start Package
Puppy Head Start Package

Puppy Head Start Package

4 sessions

$550

One In-home 75-minute Consultation
Three 1 hour in-home/park Lessons
Weekly Zoom Check-ins

In addition to the topics in the Puppy Foundations package, puppy foundation skills; attention, stay, come, leave it, leash manners, sit to greet, and impulse control.

One or two of your lessons can take place in a park or your neighbourhood where we will socialise your puppy in real-life situations and learn how to safely socialise with other dogs together.

Total Puppy Package
Total Puppy Package

Total Puppy Package

8 sessions

$1000

One In-Home 75-minute Consultation
Seven 1 Hour Lessons
Weekly Zoom Check-ins

The ultimate puppy education. Crate and house training, puppy biting, more puppy foundation skills sit-stay, down, attention, come, leave it, drop it, loose leash walking

and impulse control, socialisation with novel items, sounds, and preparation for fear-free grooming and veterinary visits. Three to five of your sessions can take place in a park or your neighbourhood where we will socialise your puppy in real-life situations and learn how to safely socialise with other dogs together. The total puppy package is a complete puppy education and versatile option tailored to suit your puppy’s unique needs.

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

Our team of puppy raising experts guide you through a comprehensive puppyhood education with doable solutions that make raising a puppy a joy.

Group classes are lead by our head Instructors Kaoru and Joelle. Every dog and person receive the support and guidance they need on a personalized level.

CARRIE LUMSDEN

CARRIE
LUMSDEN

Carrie Lumsden is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer and a Canine Behaviour Therapist recognized through the International Positive Dog Training Association, and Dognition Assessor.

KAORU (かおる) REYNOLDS

KAORU (かおる)
REYNOLDS

Certified Professional Dog Trainer

Kaoru is a Canadian Certified Professional Dog Trainer recognized through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers, a Professional Dog Walker, and in Pet First Aid at the International Academy of Canine Trainers, (CDT-IACT).

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JOELLE GILKIN - CPDT-KA

JOELLE GILKIN
- CPDT-KA

Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA)

As a Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA), Joelle coaches clients about the nature of dogs and canine body language as it relates to effective training for both dogs and humans.

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Our team of puppy raising experts guide you through a comprehensive puppyhood education with doable solutions that make raising a puppy a joy.

WHERE?

WHEN?

Puppy Kindergarten is held on Thursdays or Saturdays.
CURRENT CLASS SCHEDULE

Puppy Socials are held on Thursdays or Saturdays.
CURRENT CLASS SCHEDULE

Private Training Wednesday to Saturday

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Register for before your puppy even comes home. No puppy misses out!

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