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Does your dog like to sniff? Train your dog to find a new scent in just 7 training sessions. Choose your favorite scent, such as a glove that smells like you, a ball, antlers, or essential oils for nosework competition. All you need is the scent, a 10x10 foot area, 8 empty boxes and rewarding food. All ages and types of dogs are welcome, and no previous experience is required. We'll show you exactly what to do, and questions and troubleshooting are included in the price. Let's get sniffing today!
This Tracking & Trailing Online Foundation Course will help to build a solid foundation for CKC & AKC tracking tests, Search and Rescue, trailing, mantrailing and finding lost items on deployments or for NASDA competition. Your dog will learn to use scent to find a specific person, and indicate the evidence (aka articles, evidence) they leave behind. It's all about the rewards!
Train your dog to indicate target odor with a bombproof sit/down, freeze and stare with focused attention. This course is for dogs who already know how to find target odor, to maximize motivation for indicating. You'll harness your dog's natural drive to chase prey to build value for chasing a toy (or food stuffed toy or target plate). Building drive every session, your dog will love our motivational approach.
Hunter’s Heart Intensive SCENT DETECTION CLINIC at the Beast Boutique, Calgary BEGINNERS – We’ll train your dog to find an article that smells like you e.g. keys, phone or glove. No previous experience is required. ADVANCED – How to Read Your Dog, Distractions, Elevation. Handle challenges, debrief, and take your detection handling to the next level. PRICES • Working spot: $150 per dog per day • Audit 4 hours: $50 • Dogs of all ages are welcome. • Choose your target odor: a cocktail of nosework scents (birch + anise + clove + wintergreen + cypress + pine), or human scent. • Ask us if you want to train another odor e.g. medical detection, search and rescue, antlers, snakeskins, etc.
Hunter’s Heart Canine Good Neighbour Test at the Beast Boutique, Calgary (pending CKC approval). Evaluated by: Carla Simon Where: The Beast Boutique Ltd. 4 - 6115 - 4 St SE Calgary Register: (403) 452 -5232 Cost: $50.00 + GST. Mixed breed and purebred dogs are welcome. We have CGN prep classes to help prepare you for the test, but it's also great if you train your dog on your own.
Hunter’s Heart URBAN TRACKING & MANTRAILING Saturdays at the Beast Boutique (Calgary) PRICES • $250 + tax for 6-pack - Select any six scheduled dates that are convenient for you: Saturday March 18, April 1, 8, 15, 22, May 4, 20, 27, etc. • Newbies try once for $50. • Train for CKC/AKC tracking tests, mantrailing, lost item recovery or human scent discrimination for fun, competition or deployments. • All levels - we'll tailor progressive challenges to build motivation for your unique dog. • We’ll start training indoors, then move outdoors. • Contaminated, urban hard surfaces are challenging environments, so we’ll use tools to augment the scent e.g. food, water spray, chalk, handprints, etc.
Hunter’s Heart CGN PREP CLASS at the Beast Boutique, Calgary PRICES • $250 + tax for 6 weeks • Includes online lessons and coaching. • Does NOT include the CGN test. • Do you want a well-mannered dog that’s a pleasure to travel with? Are you interested in PALS or assistance dogs? This course takes a positive approach to polish your existing obedience skills and prepare for the CGN test (a standard prerequisite for more advanced training like therapy dogs). It's intended for dogs who have completed our Basic Obedience class, or equivalent training. We'll improve on your sit, down, stay while the handler leaves the room, recall, loose leash walking, polite greetings, grooming by the evaluator, ignoring a friendly dog, distractions like noises and canes, etc.. By the end of the 6 weeks, many dogs lie down and relax on their beds, only a foot away from the other dogs. Once your dog understands the skills, we'll show you exactly how to fade the food, and maybe even the leash.
Hunter’s Heart BASIC OBEDIENCE CLASS at the Beast Boutique, Calgary PRICES • $250 + tax for 6 weeks • Includes online lessons and coaching. • Your dog will learn basic obedience skills including sit, stay, recall, heeling, attention, settle down, around other dogs and people. • Intended for dogs of all ages just starting their training. (Puppies must have at least their second set of vaccinations.) • No previous experience is required. • You'll learn how to train and reward properly, so your communication is clear, your dog learns faster, minimizing confusiton and frustration. • Learn about what motivates your dog and build a stronger relationship. • Get your dog to pay attention to you, and prevent common behavior problems like jumping, and barking. • Get answers to your questions. Troubleshooting and coaching are included.
Hunter’s Heart SERVICE DOG FOUNDATION CLASS at the Beast Boutique, Calgary PRICES • $250 + tax for 6 weeks • Includes online lessons and coaching. • Assumes your service dog in training already has a strong understanding of sit, down, stay, recall, and heel. • Intended for students that have passed the CGN test, taken our CGN prep class or equivalent training. • You'll learn about service dog training and certification in Alberta. • We'll help you to select and start training mitigating tasks. • We'll polish your obedience skills with advanced distractions, working towards public access. • Get answers to your questions. Troubleshooting and coaching are included.
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