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Dog Training Services


Paws Dog Solutions - Group Dog Training Classes


At Paws Dog Solutions, we are committed to teaching our clients how to effectively use fun and force-free training methods. Clicker training is about reinforcing the behavior you want to see in your dog, rather than “correcting” the behavior you don’t want to see. A clicker, a small box that makes a “click” sound when the button is pushed, tells dogs what they have done right. Each click is followed with reinforcement: a toy, treat, or something else the dog likes. Dogs do what works for them, so behaviors that are marked and reinforced are repeated. Through this method, we will teach dogs the behaviors we want them to learn. Students will also learn how to manage their dogs to deal with undesirable behaviors like jumping up, barking and puppy biting.

We strive to provide each owner with the knowledge and skills they need to teach their dog to be the best companion for their family.




Level One - Basic Life Skills

Level One is for Puppy Socialization graduates and adult or adolescent dogs that are new to training. The focus of beginner training is to learn everyday basic life skill exercises like sit, down, stay, come, pay attention, walk nicely on leash, leave it and polite greetings. We will also address problem solving and elimination of undesirable behaviours like jumping up and barking. Dogs will learn to focus on their families even in the face of distractions!  


Prerequisites: for dogs 17 weeks of age and older; all dogs must be up to date on vaccinations
Cost: $109.50 + GST ($115.00) | 5 weeks
Class Schedule

Level Two - Advanced Life Skills

Level Two class will continue to work on the skills introduced in Level One. We will work to increase reliability of trained behaviours and learn how to eliminate the clicker once behaviours have been successfully trained. We will work through components of the Canine Good Neighbour program where dogs will learn to greet people and dogs appropriately, walk on a loose leash amidst increasing levels of distraction, and deal with life even in the presence of other dogs. We will also try some rally obedience and learn some new behaviours and tricks!


Prerequisites: Level One - Basic Life Skills
Cost: $109.50 + GST ($115.00) | 5 weeks
Class Schedule

Level Three - Focus Games

The  goal of this advanced level class is to work towards having a dog that will respond anywhere, at any time, under any circumstances! We will be working hard to improve your dog’s reliability of performance, focus, self-control, and good decision making. We will do this through a series of games designed to improve your dog’s focus, recall, loose leash walking, stay, and more! The Games class is ideal for those intending to train or compete in dog sports like agility, rally obedience, disc or flyball. It is also a great class for pet owners looking for an extra challenge and fun with their dogs!


Prerequisites: Level Two – Advanced Life Skills. If you are a dog sports competitor interested in this class but have not previously attended Paws Dog classes, please contact
Cost: $109.50 + GST ($115.00) | 5 weeks
Class Schedule


Location: Canvasback Pet Supplies 1 Wellink Drive Lockport Manitoba (see map)

Classes Start every 5 weeks

Prerequisites: for dogs 19 weeks of age and older; all dogs must be up to date on vaccinations 
Cost: $110 | 5 weeks 

Find It! Canine Nose Work

The nose always knows so put it to work!


In Find It! class, you will put your dog’s natural scenting abilities to work. Nosework is a great way for your dog to have fun, build confidence, and burn lots of mental and physical energy.


Find It! – Foundation

The foundation level will provide an introduction to odor for dogs and handlers. We will focus on proper handling of odor and equipment, leash handing, reinforcement and learning how to read your dog's alert signals.


With two instructors present, we will run two full search areas each week so dogs get twice the time "on course" in each class.


We will follow the rules of The Sporting Detection Dogs Association and Wintergreen (Gaultharia procumbens) will be our target odour.  A take-home scent kit will be provided to each participant.   

 Contact Paws Dogs Solutions to enroll! 

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Manitoba Animal Actors - Dog Training Classes

Lights, Camera, Action......Want to train your dog to work in the movies?  This is the class for you and your soon to be celebrity pooch. Email to sign up or for more information. 


Are you looking for a new, challenging, and extremely fun activity for you and your dog? Then you should consider our one of a kind dog acting classes. These classes include a variety of behaviours that are expected of dogs on a cinematic production.



Canvasback Pet Supplies, 1 Wellink Drive, Lockport Manitoba



All classes are currently full, stay tuned for classes starting
in May! Contact us to be put on our wait list



Dogs of all shapes and sizes are welcome! All they need is basic obedience (sit, down, stand, stay) and we will teach you the rest! It is helpful if your dogs is food motivated and loves to work!


What to expect?

- two trainers at every class to maximize one on one time

- small class sizes of 6 dogs

- fast-paced learning

- weekly report cards to see your strengths and what will need work for next class



The entertainment industry in Manitoba is booming! When feature films, tv shows and commercial opportunities come to our area we would like to promote our local talent!


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ALLAY Calm Canine -Dog Training

Behaviour & Relationship Based Dog Training  

Let us show you how to improve your relationship with your dog through our simple yet comprehensive behavior and relationship based training system. Get the calm and respectful dog you have always wanted with lifelong training support.

Our unique training program is designed to make the most effective use of your time:
  • First, we train the dog
  • Then we teach the humans
  • Spend time practicing together
  • Provide lifelong ongoing support



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