FAQs

What training methods do you use? Reward based training methods using rewards the dog is motivated by (treats, pets, praise, toys etc). We do NOT use any aversives.

What are your training qualifications? Amanda has her Bachelor of Science with a Major in Biology and a Minor in Psychology from Ambrose University. She is an Accredited Dog Trainer with over 10 years experience. She has her Animal Behavior College Dog Trainer Certification (ABCDT) from Animal Behavior College.

We are members of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) and Alberta Force Free Alliance (AFFA).

The entire team is covered under ProFur Insurance and has their Canine First Aid and CPR.

Is my dog too old? It is never too late to train your dog! The oldest dog I have ever had in group lessons was 14! Training is about building the bond with your dog and setting them up for success.

Do you have a physical facility? We are a mobile company which means we come directly to you; we do not operate out of a facility.

What is the recommended age to start? As early as 10 weeks old as long as puppy has their second set of shots.

Vaccinations Required? Puppies less than 16 weeks require their second dose of DA2PP. Puppies older than 16 weeks require DA2PP and Rabies. It is also highly recommended to vaccinate against Bordatella and have your dog on a flea and tick preventative.

Equipment required? A standard 4-6 foot leash, flat collar or harness (no choke or prong), a variety of small bite treats.

Who can be included in the session? For private clients, the entire family is invited to be included in the session.