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Check out Kayenna's upcoming events!

We host a variety of Workshops, Fun Matches and Canine Good Neighbour tests!

WORKSHOPS
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Sunday, March 3rd 1:00pm-3:00pm (Part 1)

Sunday, April 7th 1:00-3:00pm (Part 2)

Precision heeling foundation workshop. This two part workshop will get you started with the skills needed for enthusiastic and correct focused heeling. We will focus on foundational skills for dogs starting their heeling journey.

This workshop will be designed to give you lots to work on between the two lessons, so that the dogs are able to progress to the next level in part two.

This class is appropriate for dogs 6 months and older or for puppies that already have a strong learning foundation.

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This fun class is for graduates from our Puppy Pre-School and Kindergarten classes. In this session we will continue to build on your puppy's basic manners with a focus on polite greetings with people, impulse control, solid stays, and will practice "leave it" and "drop it" skills.

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This practical and fun class is for graduates from our Puppy and Obedience programs.  In this session we will use games and engagement to further build on loose leash walking skills and practice recall.  These fundamental skills will be proofed with distractions in a safe environment.

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This class is ideal for dogs that are working towards their "Canine Good Neighbour" title, or for handlers that would like to have a polite, well-rounded dog that they can take anywhere.  This is a fun class where dogs will be challenged with increased distraction, duration, and distance.  Participants can expect to work on heeling, longs stays, polite greetings and obedience.

Prerequisite:  Everyday Obedience-Level 1 or higher

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To all the dog owners out there, this is a workshop for you!!! Just like us our dogs can benefit from an exercise program!!! It can improve body awareness and balance, build and maintain muscle mass and one of the best parts is that it also provides not only a physical workout but a mental one as well!!! Come work with our trainer who has invested a lot of time and energy providing her dogs with a great routine who is now going to share it with the public!!!

In person two-day Aggression in Dogs seminar with 
Michael Shikashio, CDBC

When:  February 22nd & 23rd, 2025, 10:00am – 5:30pm each day with a 90-minute lunch break

Where:  Wildwood Community Hall at 4411 Spruce Drive SW, Calgary, Alberta

Cost:  $350.00 Early Bird Registration by September 1st, 2024, $400.00 after September 1st, 2024

 

Register: kayenna.propetware.com

Contact:  training@kayenna.ca

CEUs:  Will be available, amount coming soon

 

Description:

 

Kayenna Training Facility is beyond THRILLED to announce that we will be bringing in the world-renowned Michael Shikashio CDBC for a two-day seminar on the topic of aggression in dogs! 

Michael is an internationally sought after keynote speaker and presenter on the topic of dog aggression at numerous events, conferences, and universities worldwide.

He has mentored and presented to thousands of animal professionals in twelve different countries and has been a guest at every major dog training conference in the U.S. and Mexico including the APDT, IAABC, FDSA, Clicker Expo, Victoria Stilwell’s DBC, PPG, CICA, IACP, Owners of Dog Daycares, and The Aggression in Dogs Conferences.

Michael is fully Certified through the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants and is one of fewer than 300 CDBCs worldwide. 

He is the founder of the Aggression in Dogs Master Course and currently teaches trainers and behavior consultants in more than 25 countries how to work with aggression cases.

The two-day seminar will cover; understanding dog aggression, precursors to aggression, resource guarding, intra-household dog to dog aggression, safely breaking up a dog fight, realistic goal setting, behavior change principles in aggression cases, dog to human aggression cases, staying safe in aggression cases, leash, and handling skills to keep you safe!  This is a seminar you won’t want to miss!

 

Please note: do not bring your dogs

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CANINE GOOD NEIGHBOUR
TESTS

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The Canine Good Neighbour Program is a 12-step test, that when completed successfully, will ensure that one of our most favoured companions, the dog, is accepted as a valued member of our communities right across the country. Canine Good Neighbours can be counted on to present good manners at home, in public places and in the presence of other dogs.

The test is non-competitive and allows dog and handler to demonstrate confidence and control in 12 steps. It assesses the handler and dog's relationship, together with the handler's ability to control the dog. Dogs are evaluated on their ability to perform basic exercises as well as their ability to demonstrate good manners in everyday situations.

The 12 Steps:

  1. Accepting A Friendly Stranger

  2. Politely Accepts Petting

  3. Appearance and Grooming

  4. Out For A Walk

  5. Walking Through A Crowd

  6. Sit/Down On Command and Stay In Place

  7. Come When Called

  8. Praise/Interaction

  9. Reaction To A Passing Dog

  10. Reaction To Distractions

  11. Supervised Isolation

  12. Walking Through A Door/Gate

For More information on the Canine Good Neighbour Program, click here:

https://www.ckc.ca/en/Raising-My-Dog/Responsible-Ownership/Canine-Good-Neighbour-Program

Cost: 

Pre-Registration: $30.00+gst

Day Of Registration: $35.00+gst

 

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