Wellness & Enrichment Group Class

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Group Classes:

  • Weekends (start times are usually around 9:00 am or 10:00 am, and are subject to change with the seasons to ensure comfortable temperatures for the dogs.)
  • continuous enrolment; classes are organized in two-month blocks throughout the year
  • first time students ($42 GST included) (cost covers 2 months of unlimited attendance)
  • returning students ($21 GST included) (cost covers 2 months of unlimited attendance)

Classes are held outdoors in a variety of parks in Regina.  Some pre-requisites may be required to ensure safety.

Participants will learn how to make walks more enjoyable (for the human and the dog) and instruction includes (but is not limited to):

  • group dog walk Sniff ‘n’ Strolls
  • loose leash walking skills (on a short leash and a long leash)
  • recall and attention
  • social skills with other dogs (group walks and polite greetings when appropriate)
  • addressing and preventing over-reactivity
  • using the environment as enrichment and as reinforcement
  • This class is very helpful for adolescent pups (3 months to adulthood) to coach owners through the common behaviour problems that develop or become worse during adolescence.

Outdoor enrichment walks are important for physical, mental, and emotional health. Benefits include:

  • weight loss and reduced inflammation,
  • increased muscle tone and cardiovascular health,
  • improved behaviours, and
  • improved relationship
  • Read more about the benefits of “green exercise

Contact Jennifer for more information