Online and Virtual Training

 


Online Courses Group & Private

Now you can homeschool your dog with expert guidance and instruction. Share and learn from Cassandra in an online classroom in a group  or personal course. Weekly or bi-weekly interactive Zoom classes, plus video lessons and instruction via a private facebook group. Personal instruction and guidance for you and your dog 24/7!  As always, instruction is geared to being a creative and fun challenge for you and your dog! In addition, Cassandra looks to the individual dog and handler team – fun and learning with your dog is the priority. Remember, no two teams can be alike. Baby steps and small successes, problem solving with creativity!

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Bronze Level Training  – Puppy to one year of age

  • Responsive, reliable recalls! 
  • Self-control / ‘Off-switch’ development 
  • Loose Leash Walking 
  • Focus 
  • Canine good manners and greeting behaviors 
  • Calm, settle and ‘place’ 
  • Body awareness and confidence building with training games, fun challenges and skill building

8 weeks of  life skills,  relationship building and problem solving. Program is presented in 2 parts. Each session has 4 weeks of Weekly Zoom interactive classes.  4 weekly video lessons, written lesson outlines plus personalize  material just for you via private Facebook group. Receive personal feedback and guidance from Cassandra 24/7!  1 year access to material! Online students will receive a $25.00 credit towards a live future class!

 

BRONZE GROUP CLASSES

Bronze Part 1      Weeks 1-4                 Dates TBA

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Cost 175.00 plus HST

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Bronze Part 2      Weeks 5-8               Date TBA

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Cost 175.00 plus HST

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SAVE and purchase together! Package price for Parts 1 and 2  –    325.00 plus HST 

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BRONZE PRIVATE CLASSES

Bronze Private  Part 1   Weeks    1 – 4

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Cost 295.00 plus HST

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Bronze Private  Part 2   Weeks    5-8

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Cost 295.00 plus HST

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SAVE and purchase together! Package price for Parts 1 and 2  –    565.00 plus HST 

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Gold Level Training

Interested in showing your dog how much fun teamwork can be?

This level your dog becomes a well-rounded canine partner with an abundance of knowledge. Learn how to take your skills to the next level with tons of fun teamwork using a variety of exercises that set the stage for fun and excitement in a variety of dog sports and activities. Challenge your dog’s brain!

Cost $225.00 Plus HST   Starts June 8/20

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Novice Tricks – Learn, do & title!

4 week program exploring Novice tricks – Includes evaluation and processing of Do More With Your Dog certificate!

Cost: 140.00 Plus HST  Starts June 1/20

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Freestyle Fridays!

A new dance sequence/combo for you and your dog every Friday for 6 weeks! Canine Musical Freestyle is a blend of heelwork, tricks and moves with your dog! If you love to move with music and are looking for a fun way to motivate and teach your dog new things, this is for you! This course is via a private facebook classroom with personal instruction and feedback from Cassandra. Emphasis in this class is sequencing 3 or 4 different moves to  music. Note: to get the most from this session your dog should be able  to perform the following behaviors (with some help if):  Sit, drop,  pass through your legs, spin right and left.  Get ready to rock!

Cost: $175.00 (regular 195.00) Plus HST  Starts May 22/20   FULL

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GROUP Puppy Body Awareness – Heads, Shoulders, Knees & Toes! #1 

4 week body awareness course for puppies under 6 months of age.  Private interactive facebook group with weekly video lessons and notes. Games and skills to develop:

  • Forelimb &  rear limb awareness
  • Proprioception and balance
  • Coordination & confidence
  • Focus and bonding
  • Exercises  include paw targets, chin target, rear feet targets, backwards motion, circular motion, body posture, coordination games.

Cost: $100.00 Plus HST  Starts: May 11/20

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GROUP Slackline Fitness and Conditioning

6 week online course with step by step progressions building skills using slack lines. Benefits include limb, core and feet strength plus balance, coordination and fantastic proprioception. Learn how to condition and keep your dog fit using fun slack lines!

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Cost: $165.00  (regular 195.00) Plus HST  Starts: May 19/20

 


 

GROUP Mind & Body Fitness/Conditioning 

Wondering how to keep your dog fit and mentally stimulated? Wishing you had a canine fitness expert give you the best, most versatile exercises in an easy, fun program you can do at home?

This course consists of 6 weekly sessions.

Each session includes:

  • 3-4 rotating fitness/conditioning exercises-  Accentuating different muscle groups in areas of core and limb strength, flexibility, body awareness and balance.
  • A fun fitness game/trick – Channel energy, physically AND mentally!
  • A body targeting skill –  Build a good repertoire of useful fitness/conditioning behaviors!

That’s 3 pieces of great learning and activity per week. 3 x 6 = 18 Fun and educational ways to improve MIND & BODY! At completion, a full program that is yours to rotate and enrich your dog with.

Weekly video and written lessons via a private Facebook group. Feedback and instruction available 24/7 for your 6 week lesson period.

Most exercises can be completed with limited balance equipment or common household items and can be adapted for different skill levels.

*This course is suited to injury free, otherwise healthy dogs. Please email Cassandra if you have any questions about your dog’s suitability.

Cost: 165.00 Plus HST (regular 195.00)  Registration open.

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GROUP Spring Tricks & Games!

A selection of novice through advanced tricks – Something for everyone!
6 weeks of fun and challenges!

Tricks are broken down into specific behaviors and skills such as nose targeting, paw targets, holding/tugging and body positions. Make it as easy or as difficult as you want! Learn how to teach your dog:  Hug a buddy, crawl, crawl through legs, roll, roll up in a blanket, naughty (head tuck), drink up, lie on side, cover yourself, undress me, PLUS a fun concept game to teach your dog how to identify matching pairs of items!

Weekly video and written lessons via a private Facebook group. Feedback and instruction available 24/7 for  6 week lesson period.

Most tricks use common household items and can be adapted for different skill levels.

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Cost: 165.00 (Regular 195.00) Plus HST  Registration open.

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GROUP Intro To Treibball #1

Pre-requisite: basic obedience skills

4 lessons (one every other week) April 6, 20 May 4, 18

  • Orientation to ball and handler (finding front)
  •  Motivational Sends
  • Direction development (Bye & Away)
  • Intro to  ‘push’     Materials needed: One exercise ball and one mat or placeboard.

Cost: $140 Plus HST

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GROUP Intro To Treibball #2   

Pre-requisite: Intro #1

4 lessons (one every other week) June 1, 15, 29 July 13

  • Stopping/positions and orientation (sit,drop,stand)
  • Intro to direction control and speed.
  • Push game development  Materials needed: Two exercise balls, 2 mats or placeboards.

Cost: $140 Plus HST

 

GROUP Novice Skills & Drills   
Pre-requisite: Basic Treibball skills (direction control, stops, positions, push 5 feet)
  • Drills for novice game development
  • Patterns for sending and direction control for a game
  • Direction/orientation for skills testing (Treibball Players of Canada)
  • Push control and steering development  Materials needed: 3 exercise balls, 2 mats or placeboards
4 lessons (one every other week) April 6, 20, May 4, 18
Cost: $140 Plus HST

Share and learn from Cassandra in an online classroom in a group course. The courses will consist of weekly or bi-weekly video lessons, instruction and assignments from Cassandra with support and chat during the week. Classrooms are via a private facebook group. Participants will need to video their assignments and upload to facebook. As always, instruction is geared to being a creative and fun challenge for you and your dog! In addition, Cassandra looks to the individual dog and handler team – fun and learning with your dog is the priority. Remember, no two teams can be alike. Baby steps and small successes, problem solving and creativity are cheered!

 


 

CUSTOM Private Online Lesson – DOG SPORT, BEHAVIOR, FITNESS EVALUATION

Cost: 150.00 + HST

To register please submit a registration form and pay for your course via the link below.

Now no matter where you live you can enjoy instructive and creative sessions from Cassandra. This opportunity is also perfect for the reactive or shy dog that is not quite ready to participate fully in a live classroom setting. One private lesson consists of one zoom class, video lesson from Cassandra and one submission from student with a review and critique from Cassandra.

 


Virtual or Phone Consultations

Discussion, guidance and answers regarding your dog’s training issues and behavior.

| Cost: 70.00 Plus HST

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