The Academy is a positive reinforcement school for dogs, providing obedience training and house manners; solving common behavioural issues. Like other internationally renowned dog training schools, The Academy is a leader in our industry.


As part of our standard for excellence, we hold no reservations against breed, age, or behavioural problem. We understand and honour your commitment to your dog, and will not abandon you or your pet. If we encounter a behaviour we cannot work with, we will refer you to a vet/behaviourist at Foothills Animal Hospital.

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Puppy Socials

Is that puppy driving you bonkers, with behaviours like jumping on guests and pulling on the leash? Have we got the class for you! Puppy Socials is designed to teach your dog how to greet people in a polite manner, by teaching them to sit for attention as well as how to respond to basic commands like focus, and let’s go! This program is for puppies between 6 and 12 months, who have not attended a private program.

Pre-Kindergarten

You’ve got a new puppy, and now he’s soiling in the house, chewing on cords, and jumping all over guests! Our Pre Kindergarten program will help you change your puppy from terror into treasure - a well behaved, mannered puppy, who greets guests calmly, and doesn’t mess in the house. Here are some basic features of our Pre-Kindergarten program:

  1. -Class is run from the comfort of your home, on a schedule that works for you.

  2. -Pre-Kindergarten homework book, with work sheets included (regular $20 cost!)

  3. -UNLIMITED email and phone support during the entire class! You have unlimited access to your trainer.

  4. -Discounted pricing on pet sitting from Paws, Claws, Wings and Things during your entire class.

  5. -A Lifetime Guarantee


Fill out the application form before calling to reserve your spot in our Pre-Kindergarten program!

Application Form

Pay by e-transfer, check, credit card or cash

Kindergarten

Kindergarten has all of our basic obedience commands rolled into a convenient package for you. Take your wild and unruly beast to class and he’ll learn the benefits of basic manners. What was once an unmannered 6 month old puppy will become the best behaved member of your family. Here are some basic features of our Kindergarten program:

  1. -Class is a convenient 6 weeks, with two field trips for basic socialization.

  2. -Kindergarten homework book, with work sheets included (regular $20 cost!)

  3. -UNLIMITED email and phone support during the entire class! You have unlimited access to your trainer.

  4. -Discounted pricing on pet walking from Paws, Claws, Wings and Things during your entire class.

  5. -A Lifetime Guarantee


Fill out the application form before calling to reserve your spot in our Pre-Kindergarten program!

Application Form

Pay by e-transfer, check, credit card or cash

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We service the Central Alberta area from Wetaskiwin to Carstairs, Rocky Mountain House to Stettler.

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Monday to Friday

9 am to 8 pm