Workshops & Training Sessions

$90.00 inc. GST

Workshops are Thursday’s in Terrey Hills 1pm–3pm

  • Next classes:
    • Recall: Thurs 16th September (full)
    • Recall: Thurs 23rd September (full)
    • Refresher for Pandemic Pups and Covid Dogs: Thurs 14th October
  • Workshops return: on the 16th September, under the 5 vaccinated people outdoors rule (5VOR).
    • More info on the 5VOR outdoor exercise rule.
    • The class is for those who are fully vaccinated on the Northern Beaches, or within 5kms of Terrey Hills Scout Hall if in another LGA – i.e. the edges Ku-ring-gai.
    • Terrey Hills Scout Hall 5km radius checker.
  • Waitlist: If you missed out on a workshop, or you can’t make the next one, fill out the waitlist form and we’ll email with new dates when they become available: Workshop Waitlist
  • Cost: $90 for 2 hours
  • Bookings: select a workshop from the dropdown menu, add to the cart and checkout.
  • More info: scroll down to ‘Description’ below
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Description

Goodog workshop and training sessions are scheduled throughout the year.

Our next Goodog workshops and training sessions:

Training Refresher for Pandemic Pups and Covid Dogs – Thursday, 14th October, 1pm–3pm

In this 2 hour workshop we’ll specifically address puppies and dogs who had their routine or training affected by the pandemic. They may have forgotten their training, or become lonely or socially awkward. Therefore, this is a refresher workshop on everything. We’ll cover Recall, Loose Leash Walking, Tricks, how to behave around other dogs, and whatever pops up on the day. Barbara wrote an article for Australian Dog Lover about covid dogs, so join this workshop if this sounds like your dog: Covid Dogs: Lonely and Socially Inept!

Prerequisites for the Refresher for Pandemic Pups and Covid Dogs: any dog or puppy who is friendly with people and other dogs can join. Yes, they may be a little awkward due to the pandemic, but as long as they are not reactive then they can join.

 

 

Recall – Thursday, 23rd September, 1pm–3pm (FULL)

Do you want the perfect recall and a dog who comes back no matter what? The Goodog Recall workshop helps owners and dogs perfect their recall. Learning a good recall also assists us keep our dogs safe from roads or exciting but sometimes dangerous items, like snakes or baits.

Prerequisites: any dog or puppy who is friendly with people and other dogs can join.

 

 

 

 

Workshop general info

Goodog teaches dog workshops in Terrey Hills on a Thursday afternoon 1–3pm every now and then. Workshops are scheduled when there is enough interest, so if there is no date available from the dropdown menu above,  add your name to our waitlist to be advised when the next workshop will be scheduled: join the workshop waitlist.

Workshops run for 2 hours, starting with a 15 minute introduction on the theory and then two 45 minutes practical training sessions. The cost is $90 for 2 hours.

Prerequisites: any dog or puppy who is friendly with people and other dogs can join.


Goodog workshop and training sessions on rotation:

Recall:
Do you want the perfect recall and a dog who comes back no matter what? The Goodog Recall workshop helps owners and dogs perfect their recall. Learning a good recall also assists us keep our dogs safe from roads or exciting but sometimes dangerous items, like snakes or baits.

Leave It:
In this workshop Barbara teaches a solid ‘leave it’ cue. The ‘leave it’ cue assists in reaching any unknown items before your dog can – and potentially save their life.

Loose Leash Walking
Do you want your dog to walk nicely on a leash, ignore distractions and focus on you rather than all the other interesting things out there? We show you in a fun way how to train your dog to enjoy leash walking.

Pandemic Pups and Covid Dogs Refresher:
In this 2 hour workshop we’ll specifically address puppies and dogs who had their routine or training affected by the pandemic. They may have forgotten their training, or become socially awkward. Therefore, this is a refresher workshop on everything. We’ll cover Recall, Loose Leash Walking, Tricks, how to behave around other dogs, and whatever pops up on the day. Barbara wrote an article for Australian Dog Lover about covid dogs, so join this workshop if this sounds like your dog: Covid Dogs: Lonely and Socially Inept!

Trick Training:
Trick training is a great way to improve your relationship with your dog and have some fun. We teach some basic tricks like take a bow, spin, weave through legs, then move to targeting, picking up specific items and how to close a door or turn on a light.

Goodog Graduate Refresher:
Join our Goodog Graduate Refresher – a fast pace fun course for clients who have completed one of our Puppy Preschools or Teenage, Rescue & Apartment dog classes. This is a 2 week class, one hour each week. This is a 2 week class, one hour each week. We revise the basics (attention, sit, lie down, wait and stay, loose leash walking, come when called) and trouble shooting for any questions you might have. We then proceed to more challenging situations like the coffee shop, recall at the dog park and some advanced tricks.


Workshop’s are scheduled when we receive interest so if there is no date available from the dropdown menu above,  add your name to our list to be advised when the next workshop is scheduled here: Join Workshop List.