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BASIC GOOD MANNERS (formerly known as Basic Obedience) - Dec 15th / Jan 7th / Jan 18th | GOOD MANNERS II (formerly known as Intermediate Obedience) - Jan 7th | AGILITY LEVEL I - Jan 9th | AGILITY LEVEL III - Jan 8th | TOTAL RECALL - Jan 8th

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The Dog Blog


The LINK between Domestic Violence & Animal Abuse

Posted By Ottawa Canine School

It will come as no surprise to you, I'm sure, that there is a link between animal abuse and domestic violence. According to the Alberta SPCA, decision-making regarding leaving an abusive situation is negatively impacted by the presence of companion animals, and pe

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November 15, 2016 No Comments

Coprophagia… when poop is a delicacy

Posted By Chantal Mills

According to Wikipedia, Coprophagia  is the consumption of feces.  Coprophagy refers to many kinds of feces eating, including eating feces of other species (heterospecifics), of other individuals (allocoprophagy), or its own (autocoprophagy) Some animal species eat feces

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October 17, 2016 No Comments

Barking Barista and the OCS

Posted By Ottawa Canine School

If you have been to the Ottawa Canine School (421 St. Laurent blvd), you may have seen Barking Barista Coffee on the shelves. Barking Barista is co-owned by Matthew Ellis and Chantal Mills, husband and wife team behind the brand. Chantal is also the owner and head trainer of

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September 20, 2016 No Comments

What Our Client Say

Here is what some of our clients say about their experience with the Ottawa Canine School


Christina & Whisky

Our son LOVED everything about Summer Camp for Kids & Dogs, from making dog treats to dog toys and the paw prints. He was so excited every day to go to camp, rushing me when we were stuck in traffic because he didn't want to be late. Chantal was accommodating to our son's needs; she was very aware when Willem was fixating on certain things and she was flexible and helped him work through it. I was very impressed that you brought in a professional to work on the dog paw prints with the kids. Thank you for running such an amazing program!

Christina, Aug 2016


Adrien & Desmond

We took Basic Obedience with April. There were lots of useful tips on dog handling, clear instructions, and good feedback which always included something positive. The instructor was always cheerful and patient; she watched carefully and had useful guidance.

Adrien, July 2016


Mark and Dixie

We took Agility level II. There were lots of useful tips on dog handling, clear instructions, and good feedback which always included something positive. The instructor was always cheerful and patient; she watched carefully and had useful guidance.

Mark, July 2016

Monique and Laddy

Chantal is very positive and cheery; also calm at all times. This is much appreciated. Thank you, Chantal, for making these classes so much fun. I can’t believe the change in Laddy. He’s now a well-behaved and attentive dog.

Monique, 2013


Yves And Grace

This summer me and Grace took the Loose Leash Walking course offered at Ottawa Canine School. This was an excellent course. It was a 4 one hour session that provided me with techniques, games and great tips that help me teach Grace to walk without pulling. The instructor was attentive and knowledgeable. Colette took the time to demonstrate and corrected us when needed and gave us the necessary time to practice. I would highly recommend this course to everyone…

Yves, September 2015

Tara and Bo

From week 9 of Bo’s life, your school has been the best thing that has happened to us. Bo and I learned so much (in the Total Recall class). Her emergency recall word is the most important skill we have learned to date. We’re proofing the skill in different situations and she’s doing fabulously. We’ve learned it so well that I am fully confident of her return if need be.

Tara, August 2014

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