Clinics & Workshops

Who:

Current and past urbanK9 & Reactive urbanK9 Membership holders

Requirements:

For Reactive urbanK9 Members:

Must have completed Foundations. 

If you have been away from classes for more than 2 months, a minimum 2 Month Foundation Skills membership must be completed before you may attend a clinic.

Not all clinics will be suitable for you dog. dogma trainers may advise that a particular clinic is not appropriate.

Cost:

Current Members:
$45.00 per facility clinic and $50.00 for outdoor clinic
$175 for 5 clinic pass
$265 per worshop (discount based on membership level)

Registering without a current membership:
$55.00 per facility clinic and $60.00 for outdoor clinic
$200 for 5 clinic pass
$265 per workshop

The Fine Print:

5 clinic passes expire 2 months from date of purchase.
24 hours notice is required to cancel or you will be charged the full class fee.
All fees are non-refundable.
Payment required in full to secure spot in class.

 

Click here to view our urbanK9 Specialty Clinic class calendar

Click here to view our Reactive urbanK9 Specialty Clinic class calendar

Reactive Playtime Clinic

Have a reactive dog that would rather be off leash socializing with their canine companions? We have just the clinic for you! During this one hour clinic one of our certified trainers will teach you about proper introductions, how to interpret play, how to effectively manage and supervise play as well as a variety of other exercises to teach you and your dog all about safe, appropriate play! Nowhere else in the city will you find such a fun and informative way for you and your dog to enjoy some off-leash dog play! Dogs must be currently enrolled in daycare or have completed a dog to dog assessment to attend. Dogs are segregated based on size and play style to ensure they are comfortable.

Cost of clinic is $45+gst for 1 class.

Classes coming soon!

 

Ranchman’s Clinic

Bring your dog for an urban adventure and let them practice their polite manners while you enjoy a meal and a drink on the Ranchmans patio. This is a great clinic to prepare you and your furry friend for great outdoor summer activities such as barbeques or enjoying time with friends and family on patios. *Classes are weather Dependent. Should the clinic need to be cancelled due to the weather, it will be rescheduled as soon as possible.

Cost of clinic is $50+gst for 1 class.

Saturday, August 25 at 4:00pm 

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Cat Clinic

If you have ever wanted to accustom your dog to cats, then this clinic is for you! In this clinic we will be working on introducing our dogs to the smell and sight of a cat in a controlled indoor environment.

Cost of clinic is $45+gst for 1 class.

Monday, September 10 at 7:30pm at our Chinook location

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Reactive Hiking Workshop

We live in a beautiful part of the world that is full of wonderful opportunities for hiking. However, there are many considerations to take when going with your dog. And if you live with a fearful/reactive dog, there are even more challenges. This workshop will provide you with tools, knowledge and confidence to get out with your dog to enjoy nature. We start in the city at sunset to work with wildlife and then do two more trips just outside of city limits. You can get out and enjoy hiking with your dog and this workshop will help you do just that! Classes are weather dependent and 60-90 minutes in length.

Cost of workshop is $140+gst for 3 classes.

Classes coming soon!

 

Reactive Wheels in Motion Workshop

Does your dog react on walks to people riding bikes, skateboards, or moving objects? This 3 week workshop will teach you the skills to help your dog around these moving objects. *Weather Dependent. Should the clinic need to be cancelled due to the weather, it will be rescheduled as soon as possible.

Cost of workshop is $140+gst for 3 classes.

Classes coming soon!

 

Reactive Picnic & Camping Prep Workshop

If you love enjoying the outdoors or camping, but struggle with how to include your dog, this workshop is for you! These classes are about teaching your dogs to settle in busy environments and to learn to just settle and enjoy their surroundings. The first class involves more movement and working on settling outdoors. The second class we will have a group picnic setting and work with teaching our dogs to settle, have table manners and learn to participate successfully in an outdoor group setting. Classes are weather dependent and 60 minutes in length.

Cost of workshop is $94+gst for 2 classes.

Monday, August 20 at 8:00pm

Monday, August 27 at 8:30pm

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Reactive Vehicle Clinic

Does your dog bark out the window while driving? Do they react to bikes, people, and other wildlife through the car window? Spend 1 hour learning the skills to set your dog up for success while in a vehicle.

Cost of clinic is $45+gst for 1 class.

Saturday, August 18 at 1:30pm

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Reactive Multi Dog Workshop

Do you have a multi dog household? Do you struggle taking your dogs on walks together?In this clinic we will work with you to show you how to manage two dogs at a time.

Cost of workshop is $94+gst for 2 classes.

Classes coming soon!

Outdoor Essentials Clinic

Loose Leash Walking and Recall are both essential skills for any dog. Join us for a full hour of working on these skills in an outdoor setting, sure to set your dog up for success during weekend visits to the park! *Classes are weather Dependent. Should the clinic need to be cancelled due to the weather, it will be rescheduled as soon as possible.

Cost of clinic is $50+gst for 1 class.

Saturday, September 8 at 4:00pm

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Vehicle Clinic

Does your dog bark out the window while driving? Do they react to bikes, people, and other wildlife through the car window? Spend 1 hour learning the skills to set your dog up for success while in a vehicle.

Cost of clinic is $45+gst for 1 class.

Saturday, August 18 at 1:30pm

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Cat Clinic

If you have ever wanted to accustom your dog to cats, then this clinic is for you! In this clinic we will be working on introducing our dogs to the smell and sight of a cat in a controlled indoor environment. 

Cost of clinic is $45+gst for 1 class.

Monday, September 10 at 7:30pm at our Chinook location

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Urban Core Clinic

The downtown core provides a variety of extra challenges for many dogs. There is more energy, less space and it is a busy environment full of surprises! This workshop will provide you with the tools and experience to boost your confidence in busier environments. We start at a quieter time and explore the more urban part of downtown and even take a ride on the C-Train. The next class will take us to the core at night, when things get louder and busier. This is one you do not want to miss! *Classes are weather dependant and 60-90 minutes in length.

Cost of clinic is $50+gst for 1 class.

Classes coming soon!

 

Urban Adventure Clinic

Learn how to set you dog up for success in a public setting! Join us at various locations and our instructors will show you how to set your dog up for success in busy indoor environments.

Cost of clinic is $50+gst for 1 class.

Classes coming soon! 

 

Starbarks Clinic

Prepare your dog for joining you on patios or at barbeques this summer. Practice essential skills such as stay, leave it and remaining calm around food on the Starbucks patio to ensure that your dog will be welcome to accompany you anywhere.

Cost of clinic is $50+gst for 1 class.

Classes coming soon!

 

Cold Garden Brewery Clinic

Bring your dog for an urban adventure and let them practice their polite manners while you enjoy a drink at Cold Garden Brewery. This is a great clinic to prepare you and your furry friend for great outdoor summer activities such as barbeques or enjoying time with friends and family on patios. 

Cost of clinic is $50+gst for 1 class.

Classes coming soon!

 

Hike and Swim Clinic

Hiking and Swimming are two great ways to provide your dog with exercise! During this one hour clinic our trainers will show you how to set your dogs up for success around water and while out on hikes. *Classes are weather Dependent. Should the clinic need to be cancelled due to the weather, it will be rescheduled as soon as possible.

Cost of clinic is $50+gst for 1 class.

Classes coming soon!

 

Ranchman’s Clinic

Bring your dog for an urban adventure and let them practice their polite manners while you enjoy a meal and a drink on the Ranchmans patio. This is a great clinic to prepare you and your furry friend for great outdoor summer activities such as barbeques or enjoying time with friends and family on patios. *Classes are weather Dependent. Should the clinic need to be cancelled due to the weather, it will be rescheduled as soon as possible.

Cost of clinic is $50+gst for 1 class.

Saturday, August 25 at 4:00pm

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Vin Room: Puppies & Prosecco Clinic

Join us on Vin Room’s patio for a private group training class for you and your dog. All ages and sizes of dogs welcome. Ticket price of $40 for each human. Includes 2 16 oz glasses of feature beer or two 6 oz glasses of prosecco, lesson on the patio for you and your furry friend. Each participant will receive a gift bag worth $50, including $20 gift certificate for Dry Cleaning by Dave, sunscreen from XO Treatment Room, and a bag of goodies from Doodle Dogs for your furry friend. Lessons are available at Vin Room West and Vin Room Mission. Due to the popularity of these classes, tickets are not refundable. Classes 2:00-3:00 pm. Starts promptly at 2pm.

Proceeds will be donated to Pawsitive Match Rescue Foundation.

Cost of clinic is $40+gst for 1 class.

Available every second Sunday all summer long.

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Dog Talk Seminar

Do you often wonder what your dog is communicating to yourself, family members or other dogs? Dogs communicate primarily through body language and this webinar will help you correctly understand more about how they do this. Through picture and video examples, you will leave this session with a deep comprehension and a better understanding of dog speak. This seminar is without your dog and is offered in person or via webinar.

Cost of webinar is $25+gst.

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Understanding Fear & Reactivity Webinar

A comprehensive hour long seminar that covers why some dogs suffer from fear and/or reactivity concerns. It will help you better understand your dog’s behaviour and give you a look at things from their perspective. Over an hour you will learn how to understand your dog’s communication, how to best communicate to them in a clear and appropriate manner and the foundation skills to being resolving your dog’s reactivity or to help them face their fears. 

If you live with a dog with fear or reactivity concerns, this is a session that you do not want to miss! We understand how embarrassing, scary and/or frustrating it can be to live with a dog with these concerns. Life with a fearful/reactive dog is full of challenges, but can result in one of the most rewarding and special relationships you can have with your dog. This happens with understanding their suffering and gaining the tools to help them feel safe and comfortable in our busy human world. As a result, you will gain the confidence to take your dog with you anywhere!

Cost of webinar is $25+gst.

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