Clinics & Workshops

About

Clinics are a one hour class focused on teaching specific skills such as recall, tricks, walking on loose leash or even meeting a cat! This group style class covers new skills, breaks for playtime, along with homework to increase your dogs skills through continued training.

Who:

Current and past V.I.PUPS, urbanK9 or 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 your 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 workshop (unless stated)

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

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

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, June 3rd at 7:30 pm at our Chinook location.

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Edworthy Outdoor Finding Focus Clinic

Details coming soon! 

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

Saturday, May 11th at 10:00 am at Edworthy Park! 

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Intro to Agility Clinic

Agility is an excellent relationship builder, increases confidence in your dog, teaches them to follow your direction and is one of the most fun things you can do with your dog! Not sure if you or your dog will enjoy it? Or have you already done a class and just looking for a fun night out with your dog or a refresher? Then do not miss our drop-in clinic where we spend an hour just having fun on the agility equipment with our dogs! 

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


Classes Coming Soon! 

 

 

Starbarks 

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 to ensure that your dog will be welcome to accompany you anywhere.

 

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

Saturday, June 22nd at 1:30 pm 

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Outdoor Essentials 

Loose Leash Walking and Recall are both essential skills for any dog. Join us for a full one hour of working on these skills in an outdoor setting, sure to set your dog up for success this summer! 

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

Wednesday, May 22nd at 8:00 pm 

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Ranchmans: 

Bring your dog for an urban adventure and let them practice their polite manners while you enjoy a meal and a drink on the Ranchman’s 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.

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

Saturday, August 24th at 1:30 pm

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Playtime Clinic

Our playtimes are structured and run by one of our certified trainers. During an hour we 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 are segregated based on size and play style to ensure they are comfortable. Requirements:  All dogs must have attended dogma day school, classes or private training to attend these playtimes. Email us at training@dogmatraining.comif you would like to get your dog set up for playtime clinics.

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

Classes Coming Soon!

 

Camping/Picnic 

Enjoy a quiet picnic while working on your dogs manners around food. Learn how to set your dog up for success around food while practicing essential skills such as having them remain calm, stay and leave it in a real world setting. Camping with your dog is one of the best things about warm weather! Do you know when your dog has had too much sun or how to keep them safe around a fire? Let our trainers show you how to keep your dog safe and happy while camping this summer! 

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

Saturday, July 13th at 1:30 pm

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Hike and Swim Workshop level 1

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.

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

Saturday, July 27th at 1:30 pm 

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Hike and Swim Workshop level 2

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.

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

Saturday, August 10th at 1:30 pm 

 

Shaping Clinic

Are you curious about clicker training or have you tried it and struggle with how to apply it? Shaping is one of the most useful skills you can teach your dog. It is a great training practice and we love watching dogs learn how this works. They will learn to problem solve and it is an excellent way to provide added mental stimulation! Be prepared to be amazed by what your dog can accomplish! If you are looking for ways to challenge your dog, then this clinic is for you! 

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

Classes Coming Soon!

 

Bass Pro Clinic

Would you like to challenge your dog in an indoor, dog friendly environment? Indoor Field Trips are a perfect way to get your dog out in the cold winter months. 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!

 

Color Me Mine Clinic 

Join us for this fun filled evening bonding with your dog while painting a unique masterpiece of your choice! During this unique experience we will be teaching our dog’s how to settle in this environment while they join in on the creativity too! This is a great clinic full of self control, settling, and new challenges that you do not want to miss! * cost includes registration to the clinic however the cost for the pottery ranges depending on clients choice. 

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

Classes Coming Soon! 

 

 

Urban Core Workshop level 1

Details coming soon! 
 
Cost of workshop is $265+gst for 6 classes.

Saturday, June 1st at 1:30 pm 

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Urban Core Workshop level 2

Details Coming Soon! 

Wednesday, June 12th at 8:00 pm 

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Dog Talk Webinar

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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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! 

Reactive Party Tricks Clinic

Who doesn’t love a tricks dog? This is one our favourite clinics and is guaranteed to be one of the most fun ones you can do with your dog! Start with some basic tricks and learn some unique ones that will make your dog the life of the party! Tricks are a fun way to challenge your dog and provide additional training! Do not miss this fun-filled night with your dog! Dogs must be currently enrolled in or have attended Reactive Real World classes to attend. 

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

Classes Coming soon! 

Reactive Ranchmans:  

Bring your dog for an urban adventure and let them practice their polite manners while you enjoy a meal and a drink on the Ranchman’s 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.

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

Saturday, August 31st at 1:30 pm 

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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.

Monday, June 3rd at 7:30 pm at our Chinook location.

Register Now!

Reactive Intro to Agility Clinic

Agility is an excellent relationship builder, increases confidence in your dog, teaches them to follow your direction and is one of the most fun things you can do with your dog! Not sure if you or your dog will enjoy it? Or have you already done a class and just looking for a fun night out with your dog or a refresher? Then do not miss our drop-in clinic where we spend an hour just having fun on the agility equipment with our dogs! 

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


Classes Coming Soon! 

Reactive Camping/Picnic

Enjoy a quiet picnic while working on your dogs manners around food. Learn how to set your dog up for success around food while practicing essential skills such as having them remain calm, stay and leave it in a real world setting. Camping with your dog is one of the best things about warm weather! Do you know when your dog has had too much sun or how to keep them safe around a fire? Let our trainers show you how to keep your dog safe and happy while camping this summer! 

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

Classes Coming Soon!

Reactive Handling Clinic 

Does your dog become over the top excited when people say hello or try to pet them? Or do they back away from handling or hate getting groomed? This is the clinic for you! Over the hour, we will walk you through all of the steps to teach your dog to calmly accept touch and love to be groomed. Handling is the opportunity for some calm bonding time with your dog and makes life much less stressful! This is one of the most important skills you can teach your dog. Do not miss this popular class!  

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

Monday. April 29th at 7:30 pm at our Chinook location 

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Reactive Indoor Field Trip Clinic

Bass Pro

Would you like to challenge your dog in an indoor, dog friendly environment? Indoor Field Trips are a perfect way to get your dog out in the cold winter months. Join us at various locations and our instructors will show you how to set your dog up for success in busy indoor environments. Dogs must be currently enrolled in or have attended Reactive Real World classes to attend. 

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

Classes Coming Soon! 

 

Reactive Multi Dog Workshop level 1 

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.

Monday, May 6th at 7:30 pm at our Chinook Location. 

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Reactive Multi Dog Workshop level 2

Details coming soon! 

Monday, May 13th at 7:30 pm at our Chinook Location! 

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Reactive Urban Agility 

Details Coming Soon! 

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

Saturday June. 15th at 1:30 pm 

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Reactive Urban Core Workshop level 1

Details coming soon! 

Saturday, July 6th at 1:30 pm 

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Reactive Urban Core Workshop level 2

Details coming soon! 

Monday, July 15th at 8:00 pm

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Reactive Agility Workshop 

This is a favourite class for our reactive and fearful dogs! Building off the skills from Reactive urbanK9, continue building your dog’s confidence and focus through this fun class. Introduce your dog to all agility equipment and learn how to run them through full courses. Keep your dog’s focus on you and tail wagging while there are other dogs in the room and new people. This is a safe and controlled class designed to further our dog’s progression and is one you do not want to miss! Class runs for one hour per week for 5 weeks.

Cost of workshop is $225+gst for 5 classes.

Classes Coming Soon!