Professional and positive based training methods are of the utmost importance to us. Therefore, we work exclusively with a select few Certified Professional Dog Trainers (CPDT) at the Loft! These trainers use science-based positive-reinforcement training to teach and modify your dog’s behaviour without the use of force or harsh corrections, helping you build a strong relationship with your dog!
"Dog Tricks 101"
Price: $140 + GST
Class size: 5 dogs max
Information: Dogs must be food-motivated and friendly or comfortable around other dogs and people.
Manners class (all ages)
This group class is designed for dogs that are starting their path to the basics of obedience, impulse control and manners! Perfect for new puppies or that unruly teenager-adult.
Topics will include: Jumping, Walking, Manners, Counter Surfing, Recall ("Come"), Basic Obedience, Distraction & Impulse Control Skills.
Must have records of up to date vaccines.
Not appropriate for reactive dogs.
Dogs: Dot CGN, CW-SD & Gunner SOG-A, DOG, CW-SD, CW-SP, CW-SI, CW-SS, TDN, TDI, TDA
Karen has always had a love for animals and a particular interest in working with dogs. Her interest in becoming a Certified Professional Dog Trainer was inspired by overcoming behavioural hurdles with her Shepherd mix, Shade, 9 years ago. Karen loves working her dogs in a variety of avenues such as Agility, Obedience, Nose Work, Rally-O & Tricks.
Karen believes in building a strong relationship and bond with your dog through structure, fun, leadership and mutual respect.
Good Dog Training (Dog Trainer of obedience, sport detection & behaviour modification training)
Good Dog Academy Instructor
Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers - Knowledge Assessed: independent certification body measuring range of knowledge and skills in ethology, learning theory, dog training technique and instruction. To keep this designation, Karen has to maintain a standard of ongoing education approved by the CCPDT, ensuring that her skills are current with high industry standards.
Certified Trick Dog Instructor - Do More With Your Dog! by Kyra Sundance
Graduate of The Brenda Aloff Academy “The Engaged Dog” Program
Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT, PCTIA Certified, Good Dog Academy, graduated top of her class)
DOGSAFE Canine Firstaid Level 1 & 2 Certified
C-Wags Scent Detective (Scent Work) Trial Judge/Official, all levels
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