FE515: Hound About Town -- Lifestyle Skills and Manners Training For Our Urban Dogs

Instructor: Heather Lawson

Course Details

Learn the skills and manners that will help to prepare you and your dog to be able take the Canine Good Neighbour (CGN), Canine Good Citizen (CGC) or Urban Dog (CGCU) Certification tests.  Today's dog leads a much busier life. They live in condo's and houses, need to travel on public transit, walk the crowded city streets, attend all kinds of events and even hang out at the coffee shop. Oh and did we forget - just learn to chill at home.  Let's give your dog the skills he can use for everyday living, whether in your home or out 'n about town with you. 

This class will cover:

Connected Walking

House Manners

Out 'N About Excursions

Return To Me Please

Check Out One Of My Puppy's Adventures


Registration will begin at 10:30am PST.

There are no scheduled sessions for this class at this time. We update our schedule frequently, so please subscribe to our mailing list for notifications.

Enrollment limits: 15 gold, 5 silver, unlimited bronze. If you are interested in a bronze level spot, you can sign up any time during the registration period.


1.  Equipment Options
2.  But I know my name
3.  Let's Review The Basics
4.  Connected Walking - Getting from A to B
5.  Leave It - Mind Your Own Business
6.  Coffee Anyone? Settle as the world goes by
7.  Transportation - Riding the rails 'n wheels (public transportation access is not required)
8.  Ups & Downs - Elevator Etiquette
9.  Do Nothing Training
10. Open Doors - Door Dashers Anonymous
11. Hello, Who Are you?
12. Come Back - PLEASE - Whistle Recall
13. Switching Sides - Left, Right & Follow Me

Prerequisites and Equipment

None.  However, if you have the basic behaviours of sit, down that would be awesome and very helpful

Equipment:  Flat buckle collar, Martingale Collar or Harness 
                  6 ft leash (leather or nylon are most common)
                  Long line for safety (15-20ft) if you feel you need one
                  5+ REALLY, REALLY high value treats your dogs is happy to get

Course Testimonials

Brand New Course December 2016

Please refer to the instructor bio page for sample testimonials from other courses she has taught.