unleash your dog's spirit 


PUPS (Positive Urban Puppy Socialization)


  • Program
  • Puppy Playtime
  • PUPS Obedience

Planned Puppyhood Webinar

Puppyhood is fun but challenging. It is a critical stage that can determine your puppy's success within your household and their urban environment. Watch our FREE online orientation that covers the importance of effective communication when training a puppy. This is the first step in creating the ideal urbanK9's of tomorrow; well-mannered and confident dogs that you can take with you anywhere! Do not wait until bad habits have developed – start your puppy off on the right paw today!

Register Now!


You can start your puppy's training immediately. Don't miss out on our kinderPUPS day school program! Get your puppy started off on the right paw with Calgary's only day school program exclusively for puppies. This unique training and socialization program will ensure your puppy develops into an ideal urbanK9; a well-mannered and confident dog that you can take anywhere!


Did you know that we are also home to Calgary's only dog day school program that is exclusively for puppies? kinderPUPS!







Puppy Playtime

dogma believes in education. It is our mission to prevent the surrendering/re-homing of dogs. We believe puppy classes are a crucial part of the process. So we have stepped it up and are even more proactive by offering puppy socialization classes since 2013!

  • Pre-registration is required
  • For puppies age 10-20 weeks (max 2 ppl per puppy please!)
  • Bring your dog's favourite small treats
  • First round vaccinations & Planned Puppyhood Webinar required
  • Classes are 1 hour, once per week at each location
  • $15+gst per playtime
Chinook (70 Avenue) Schedule Killarney (37 Street) Schedule

 Saturdays at 12:00 pm

Saturdays at 12:00 pm
Register now!
*No classes on Statutory holidays or holiday long weekends - please check class calendars to confirm if class is running.








Important Information!

Registration for the Planned Puppyhood Online Webinar is required before you can register for the puppy classes at your selected location. Please bring proof of vaccination to your first class or email them to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. After you watch the clinic, you can register for your selected location's playtime!

We are reward based and do use food in training. Please bring small treats with you to class. Even if you have been taught or are using different training methods, you will be required to follow our approach in order to attend these free classes. Our main reason for offering free classes is to ensure all puppies are given the opportunity to be exposed to and taught through humane and modern methods.

You must be on time for the playtime class. We start right away at class start time and run the full hour. The door locks at class start and you must attend the full hour class. *no exceptions*

Class fees are non-refundable. You may transfer to the next clinic and class start date only if more than 24 hours notice is given. Read our full Terms & Conditions.


PUPS Obediencepups

Due to the increasing demand for dogma's exceptional and one of a kind puppy programs, our training classes are filling fast!

To meet the increasing demand for our premier training services, we have recently added a class wait list. Classes are first come first serve, we recommend that those interested register right away so you will get an email invite to start the classes as soon as possible. You can register and watch our FREE Planned Puppyhood webinar at any time to prepare prior to starting your PUPS classes. Help your puppy get off on the right paw and register today!


dogma specializes in puppies and creating tomorrow's ideal urbanK9's; confident, well-mannered dogs you can take anywhere. PUPS is the perfect start for your puppy!

In this obedience program your puppy will learn basic skills, walking on leash, coming when called and more. Work closely with a trainer to ensure that your puppy is on the right track. PUPS Obedience still receive a substantial amount of play and socialization, but the focus is basic obedience, behaviour problem solving and prevention. PUPS is the choice for the discerning puppy owner who understands the value of early training.

  • Puppies up to the age of 5 Months
  • Runs twice/week for one hour long classes with FREE access to our weekly Puppy Playtimes (Pre-registration required) for the duration of your membership
  • First round vaccinations & Planned Puppyhood Webinar required
  • Registration is required and all fees are non-refundable
  • Purchase of a membership is required to start classes
  • Membership is only good for one location

Class times:

Mondays 6:30 pm & Wednesdays 6:30 pm at your selected location

Register Now!





PUPS Obedience Membership Options

Our unique membership training program means you can attend classes as much or as little as you like. We are the only dog training program like this in Calgary, which provides not only great flexibilty, but also the best value, with an average price per class of $20!

Ask us about our Payment Plans for more payment options. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information!


Puppy Jump Start:

2 Months for $365
  • Attend an unlimited number of PUPS Obedience classes at dogma for 2 months with one dog!
  • Free Dog Talk webinar ($30 value)
  • Free How to Train Your Spouse... and Your Dog! webinar ($30 value)
  • Receive 10% off clinics

Register Now!

Puppy Primer:

6 Months for $920; All of the benefits of "Puppy Jump Start" plus...
  • Receive 25% off clinics
  • Receive 20% off private training
  • Receive 20% off workshops

Register Now!

Ivy League Puppy:

12 Months for $1675; All of the benefits of "Puppy Primer" plus...
  • Receive 50% off clinics
  • Receive 30% off workshops
  • Receive 25% off private training
  • Receive 10% off store items

Register Now!