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Dog Days of dogma

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A dog event unlike anything YYC has seen before!


Join us as we empower pet dog owners to make educated decisions, help you to enrich your dog’s lives and engage with other like-minded individuals for a massively fun weekend event!
Over 2 days, we will be hosting a unique canine education event that includes seminars, workshops and distinctive activities such as toy-making. This is one that you do not want to miss! In honour of the 10 year celebration at our Chinook location, there will 10 incredible take-aways for each participant!


 Special Guests


Les O'Brien of Palladium Elephant Consulting Inc


Les O'Brien is a former elephant manager and founder of Palladium Elephant Consulting Inc. Les has been an international keynote speaker on, not just elephants, but on a variety of subjects, including behavioural science, ethics and training. 

As well as being a public speaker and consultant, Les is also a guide, owning and operating his own African safari tour group, TuskerAdventureTravel.com.  Les has led many ethically based trips to the heart of Africa, showing eager tourists the beauties of nature, the principles of behavioural science in wild settings, and helping start several local charities. Working mostly in the Kenya/Samburu area, Les works with sustainable goats for families programs, girls education programs, school supplies for young students as well as working with Samburu community experts on preserving local cultures in a changing world.   

With a Masters degree in behavioural science, and over two decades of community and animal experience, Les has sought to educate how peer tested true behavioural science can affect change in our living world.

Schedule of Events*
*full details will be released in the coming weeks!

Saturday, March 24th at our Killarney Location

10:00 am: Kick-off Seminar!

12:00 pm: Workshop - Some items you make for your dog to enjoy!

2:30 pm: Enrichment Agility Workshop

Sunday, March 25th at our Killarney Location
10:00 am: 'Creating a Prodigy' Tricks Workshop
1:30 pm: Workshop- Draw your own dog’s Caricature with Rob Milton
3:00 pm: Wrap-up Seminar!
Register Here!                                                                                             


Watch our website for more exciting updates released closer to the event!

There are limited passes available and these will sell out quickly! Registration is first-come, first-serve.


Empowerment Working Pass:

This pass gives you working spot access to all of our seminars and workshops!

Early Bird Pricing (available until February 25 at 6:30 pm)

$150 +gst Member

$175 +gst Non-Member 

Regular Pricing (Registration closes March 18 6:30 pm)

$175 +gst Member 

$200 +gst Non-Member

Register Here!


Engagement Auditor Pass:

This pass gives you auditor spot access to all of our seminars and workshops!

Early Bird Pricing (available until February 25 at 6:30 pm)

$75 +gst Member (includes hand outs from workshops)

$100 +gst Non-Member 

Regular Pricing (Registration closes March 18 6:30 pm)

$95 +gst Member

$120 +gst Non-Member

Register Here!

All sales are final and non-refundable



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