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Pet Therapy Enriching the lives of seniors (and me!)

Both Robyn’s dogs Rudy and Ty are certified Therapy Dogs and make the rounds to various facilities, including the  Kiwanis Seniors Lodge. They have been visiting there for 4 years now, and we all have great friends at the Lodge. Both dogs are excited to get there each week and often pull me right in the front doors to go and visit their favorites.

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If you know someone who would like a visit from the boys, please contact us and let us know.

School Presentations

School Presentations Teaching children to be kind to animals

Best Paw Forward Dog Training is excited to launch two interactive programs designed for elementary school age students. These dog related programs are tailored to the age of the class and will star one of Best Paw Forward’s well trained dogs, Rudy and Ty. Both  certified therapy dogs, they are great with all people, children especially and both love their classroom time. All proceeds from this program are being donated to Cancer Research in Dogs.
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Be Your Pets Best Friend (preschool – grade 2.   1 hour)

This program covers the needs and wants from our furry friends, why we have pets and what we should think about before owning a pet for the first time. We teach the kids what the important things are when caring for an animal and, along with my dog, show the kids what needs my dog has specifically. My dog will also demonstrate some specific needs, as well as some tricks at the end. This program is geared for the younger class and is very interactive with the kids.

Don’t Bite! (Grade 3 – 7.   1 hour)

This interactive program gives the students a better understanding of canine body language and how to avoid being bitten by a dog. We cover when and how to properly approach a dog, as well as when not to. Pictures and a short video are shown as part of this program, as well as some training demonstrations with my dog. All students will then have a chance to practice what they have learned with one of my dogs.

These programs are by donation, with all proceeds being donated to Cancer Research in Dogs. Please contact Robyn to book a presentation, at 250.729.3900 or robyn@bestpaw.ca

School Presentations

Small Dog Playgroup A place for the little ones to play!

We would like to invite you and your little pup to our Small Dogs Only play dates!
This is open to dogs under 30lbs who are healthy, friendly and up to date on their vaccinations. This is great for the little dogs who like to play, and who would prefer to play with other small dogs! We offer a warm and safe environment for your dog to play in our Training Center on Thursday nights. Playgroup begins for the season on November 30th 2018 and will run until spring. Owners stay with their dogs and watch or join in on the fun to play.

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The cost is $7 (incl tax) for a drop in or you may buy a punch card from us for 5 play dates at $30. Please email us to give us more info about your dog if they have not taken a class from us and we will send you some playgroup information.

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