COVID 19 Precautions:
Because NYOC takes the health of all participants in our classes seriously, the following protocols remain in place.
Please be aware that:
- All participants must be fully vaccinated (2 vaccinations plus 1 booster).
- Preferably, documentation will be submitted with registration. Alternatively, it may be shown before entering the first class. No one will be admitted without proof of vaccination.
- Wearing a mask will be mandatory for all participants.
- Class sizes will be limited to 6 dogs. Due to space limitations, attendance is limited to handlers and their dogs only.
Registration for the March-May classes opens for NYOC members on Sunday, Feb. 26.
Registration for non-members opens Thursday, March 2.
Please do not try to register before you are eligible.
It is not necessary for you to be a club member in order to take our classes.
See below for class descriptions and times. Before registering, please check out our Training Philosophy, FAQs, and our Policies and Procedures as well.
There is no magic wand in dog training. We hope that our training classes will be fun for your dog. The classes will be work for you, though! Enjoyable work, hopefully! You will need to work with your dog 2-3 times a day for 5-10 minutes each preferably in a variety of locations e.g., at home, outside, away from home, in order for you and your dog to gain as much as possible from the classes.
Rally Beginner – Tuesdays @ 6:45pm – 7:30pm FULL
Our Rally Obedience Beginner class is an exciting way for you and your dog to try out a dog sport. You will learn to work more effectively as a team while refining and enhancing skills learned in previous classes. Rally … Read More…
Rally Advanced – Tuesdays @ 7:45pm – 8:30pm -FULL
This class teaches you and your dog to negotiate a more challenging course than the Rally Beginner class and helps you move towards off leash work. Novice exercises as well as intermediate, advanced and excellent work will be covered. For … Read More…
Foundation Skills for Competitive Obedience – Tuesdays @ 8:30pm – 9:15pm – FULL
The purpose of this class is to prepare you and your dog to compete in the dog sport of obedience trialling. In order to be successful, the following prerequisites are required: reliable “sit”, generally loose leash walking on handler’s left. … Read More…
Basic Obedience 101 Thursdays @ 8:15- 9:00 pm – FULL
This class is suitable for dogs over the age of 5 months. It involves teaching you to train your dog in basic obedience and good manners. The classes are designed for both family pets and for dogs who will eventually be … Read More…
Basic Obedience 201 Thursdays @ 6:45-7:30 pm – FULL
Building on skills taught in our Obedience 101 class, this class is designed for those who want to continue bonding with their dog through training, as well as handlers who are interested in building a solid foundation for competition obedience … Read More…
Canine Good Neighbour – Thursdays @ 7:30-8:15 pm -FULL
Back by popular demand! We are offering a class designed to prepare students and their dogs for the Canadian Kennel Club’s Canine Good Neighbour Test.(CGN). If you want to have fun bonding with your dog while learning valuable skills, and … Read More…