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You will learn to teach your dog new skills, using the kindest and most effective techniques. We will work alongside you to help you achieve lasting behaviour change.

Whether you’re training a young dog, an adopted dog, or a senior dog, you need expert guidance. You can count on The Canine School to use kind, science-based and innovative solutions.

A wonderful group of incredibly knowledgeable, compassionate, flexible and fun instructors. There is absolutely a class for you and your dog here. No matter your skill level or goals. Claire S.

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You love your dog. Now, it’s time to love the way they interact with you and others!

Housebreaking

The washroom is outside!

Leash Yanking

Is your dog walking you?

Hyperactivity

Control that energy!

Destructiveness

Come home to calm!

Aggression

Dog-to-Dog and Dog-to-Human

Separation Anxiety

Dogs can be happy at home!

Excessive Barking

Bring calm back to your home

.. and more!

Problem? We likely have a solution

Our Services

Flexible, Compassionate Training

Our wide range of options allows you to train with us online, in your backyard (depending on the current restrictions), or as part of our private or group programs.

From puppy kindergarten to dealing with behavioural issues and separation anxiety, The Canine School has a solution for you and your furry companion.

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Private Training

Private Training Customized To Your Needs

Separation Anxiety

Our Signature Private Training Program

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Happy Dogs, Happy Clients

Not sure if our programs are right for you? Hear from happy clients.

Noodle and I absolutely love training here! It’s better than anywhere else that we have tried. Noodle is an anxious and reactive dog who is also very friendly and loving. Here he was able to learn how to react better to what causes him anxiety, and I was better able to help him cope and recognize the signs that he was going to become reactive. We also appreciate that when taking Good Manners, or Agility, or other classes, the instructors are giving tips and tricks about things like resource guarding, reactivity, etc. which creates a really well-rounded class! Both of our lives have significantly improved since we found Ottawa K9 School.

– Emily + Noodle

The course is well structured, the learning curve is well thought out (adding skills on top of previously developed skills, ex.: LLW). Easy to understand and follow. Having access to recording after the class was very much appreciated since it allowed me to review/make sure I understood and retained the essential.

Love the online/remote modality! I found the weekly classes offered great structure, motivation and support in raising my puppy! 

Chantal is very knowledgeable and has a talent for communicating complex operations in an accessible way. She was able to answer everyone’s questions on the spot ad provide additional resources when helpful. 

– Jesse + Samus

 

The course (Basic Good Manners Online) covers some very important fundamentals and is taught in a way that empower the dog owner to think like a trainer and offer meaningful challenges that build their dog’s confidence. Chantal was knowledgeable, patient and offered helpful advice and modifications that met the needs of each individual dog.

– Danielle

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