SERVICES

WCCA has a variety of services to choose from to best suit the needs of you and your dog. Training can begin as early as 8 weeks and can continue throughout your dog's life. You know the saying, "You can't teach an old dog new tricks."? Well, that is not true!  Dogs love to be challenged, and we will keep you and your dog motivated and engaged through interesting, fun and challenging games and activities, regardless of the format you choose. 

Group classes are a wonderful opportunity to work your dog in a safe environment with other dogs and distractions. Engaging with your dog during class is a great way to establish confidence and manners. We strive to keep our class sizes small so that you can experience high-quality instruction.​ All classes will be held at Barkadia 109 Gateway Dr NE #2113 in Airdrie, AB. 

 

PLEASE NOTE: Masks are now mandatory in Airdrie so please come prepared to wear a mask during class. 

Private lessons are a great option if you want more focused and individualized content. These lessons are particularly effective for owners who are experiencing a behavioral concern with their dog. Private lessons are conducted at the handler's location, and the number of private lessons is entirely up to you! Travel costs may apply when outside of Calgary.

Read about the different services we offer, and head on over to bookings to select one of our upcoming classes!

PUPPY EDUCATION

With our rolling admission classes you can start creating a solid foundation with your puppy as soon as possible. Once you register you can start the following class and your puppy will graduate on the fifth class. The earlier you start training your puppy the better to help your puppy grow into an obedient, confident dog and prevent behavior problems before they occur! You receive a 15% discount on our Life Skill and Manners class when taking the Puppy Education class.

PRIVATE PUPPY PACKAGE

This package is for those who would like one-one instruction, or whose schedule does not permit the attendance of a class. These lessons are in your home and geared to your individual puppy and family. 

OBEDIENCE TRAINING

Our obedience classes will give you the skills to teach your dog how to be a well mannered member of the family. We focus on helping you be the best dog handler you can be while understanding how your dog learns. We use positive reinforcement with marker training to communicate clearly with good timing. 

PRIVATE LESSONS

Private one on one lessons provide you with a Certified Professional Trainer to meet your specific needs and your schedule. This can be done at your home, local park, or at our facility. We can cover all levels of obedience, behavior modification, housebreaking, or getting you started with your new puppy. Travel cost may apply outside of Calgary.

TRICK TRAINING

Teach your dog to be a star and show off to your friends and family! Teaching your dog tricks is a great way to enhance your relationship with your dog! Tricks provide fun, mental and physical stimulation. Danielle is a Certified Trick Dog Instructor and can witness your tricks to earn titles with your dog through Do More With Your Dog!

SPORT DETECTION

During this course we will introduce you to Sporting Detection and focus on teaching your dog a calm, clear, bomb proof indication to target odors, natural essential oils. Your dog will gain commitment with duration while pinpointing the source of odor. Sport detection is a great way to build your relationship and provide mental and physical stimulation.

Western Canadian Canine Academy
 

Classes held at 

Barkadia

109 Gateway Dr NE #2113

Airdrie, AB

1-403-861-6585

westerncanineacademy@gmail.com

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