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Fear Free Vet/Groomer Visits

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This course is designed for anybody looking to make regular handling, grooming procedures and veterinary visits stress free for both owners and dogs.

Prerequisites: Completion of Puppy Socialization or Foundation Skills

This program is on a fixed schedule. Each week we will review progress from the following week and increase criteria for each handling exercise.

This 4 week program will cover:

How to recognize signs of anxiety, fear or stress in your dog
Trimming your dogs nails without resistance
Grooming & teeth brushing
Stationary behaviours to encourage co-operation from your dog throughout medical procedures
How to change your dogs perception of veterinary visits
How to teach your dog to love wearing a muzzle

Instructor: Sara Russell, who is a certified by the Fear Free Pets initiative to assist veterinarians, pets, and pet owners in making veterinary visits a fear-free experience for everyone.

Cost: $160 per dog plus HST

Start Date: Monday September 11 (Runs Sept 11, 18, 25, Oct 2)

Time: 8:30PM

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