Petiquette

Petiquette is a 3 part approach to manners:

1. Making your dog more comfortable
2. Making those around you more comfortable
3. Practicing responsible ownership

We use positive reinforcement and lots of space to keep your dog below threshold while learning about polite greetings and personal space. We use a comprehensive counter-conditioning and desensitization protocol so that your dog learns that when new people/dogs/bikes/cars are around, good things happen!

Once your dog is more comfortable, others around you will be more comfortable too!

You’ll learn how to:
-keep people from approaching your dog
-put distance between you and your dog’s triggers, and
-let people know that your dog is in training, and needs more space.

The third component is responsible dog ownership. There is some homework for the owners… but it’s worth it! You will learn about the laws in your city, best practices for preventing problems, and community outreach so that you can help be part of the information-army that it takes to create safer, kinder communities.

The REVISED dates of this Petiquette class are:
-10am Saturday May 29 (video meeting on Zoom)
-10am Saturday June 5 (30 minute walk)
-10am Saturday June 12 (30 minute walk)
-10am Saturday June 19 (30 minute walk)
-10am Saturday June 26 (30 minute walk)

Locations for 30 minute walks will be outdoors, in the Petawawa area, and have parking near the meet up spot. A google map will be provided to you at the time of sign up.

*In the case of bad weather or COVID-19 restrictions, dates will be rescheduled. (it has been rescheduled from the original May 22nd start date)

I look forward to seeing you and your dog!

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