We offer highly interactive training classes that will strengthen your bond with your dog.
About Our Training
“Sit! Stay! Come!” At Canine Acres, we know that having a well-behaved dog means a happy dog and delighted pet parents. Further, a general understanding of basic obedience commands helps keep your dog safe and controlled around others in a variety of circumstances.
We are happy to offer obedience training classes to Fergus Falls and surrounding areas. Classes are held in the beautifully renovated barn (grooming building) loft at Canine Acres.
These classes are designed to be low-stress, enjoyable, and highly interactive. In addition to strengthening your bond with your pet, these classes will offer you an opportunity to develop and master a variety of obedience training skills.
April 14-May 19 Friday Evenings 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
April 14-May 19 Friday Evenings 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Advanced Beginners Obedience
April 12-May 17 Wednesday Evenings 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
This class will be more personalized to fit the unique needs of your pet and you as a handler. While I can provide guidance with.
6 weekly sessions (for puppies 8 months and younger)
This class will focus on socialization and the foundations of dog handling, thus enabling your dog to enjoy working with you as training continues. This class is a good option for those who own young dogs or who own dogs with anxiety that could benefit from a more relaxed setting. We will begin with setting boundaries, such as not jumping and not biting. We also will begin to work on basic obedience, such as sit, down, come, and loose-leash walking.
6 weekly sessions (Limit 5 per class)
About this class: In this beginners obedience class, we will begin to work on cultivating your dog’s ability to perform. We will begin with fun games that will allow you to get your pup’s attention when it is necessary. The class will focus on developing and improving basic obedience principles, including heel, sit, down, wait, come, and stay. These are commands that many people use in day-to-day life with their dogs.
Intro to Rally
This class is best suited for dogs that have previously been through a basic obedience class (Limit 5 per class)
Rally is a fun way to work on obedience principles but in a more relaxed setting. Following different instructions as you go, you and your dog will work through a course together. We also will continue to learn new tasks as you move through the levels. An understanding of basic obedience is highly recommended to ensure that both you and your pup will benefit from and enjoy this class.
This class is best suited for dogs that have previously been through a basic obedience class(Limit 5 per class)
The Advanced Beginners class is a recommended intermediate step towards working on commonly used obedience commands. As you move through this class, you will build trust and confidence in your dog’s execution of the commands you’re teaching.
1 hour class by appointment
This class will be more personalized to fit the unique needs of your pet and you as a handler. While I can provide guidance with certain behavioral issues, I am more versed in obedience and competition training. If you have a dog that is people- or animal-aggressive, this may be a suitable option for you as it will prevent your pet from entering uncomfortable situations while allowing you to gain the training skills you desire. Call our office to schedule 218-739-4398.
Contact Brianna at this email address.
Hi, my name is Brianna. I grew up in Battle Lake and spent most of my time on my grandparents’ farm and in 4-H where I showed several livestock and non-livestock projects, including dogs. Now I live on that farm outside Battle Lake with my fiancé and five dogs: Holli, an American Cocker Spaniel; Remi, a chocolate Lab mix; Belle, a Golden Retriever; and my two Siberian Husky rescues, Luka and Tundra. In my spare time, I raise and show rabbits as well as raising goats and poultry…