The Largest Canine Obedience School on the West Coast!
Training creates a bond of love and respect between you and your dog!

Sylvia Bishop is returning April 7-9, 2017!
Get your Registration Form in soon to assure you get a working spot.


Intensive Skills Workshop for Novice, Open & Utility September 15-17, 2017
with Betsy Scapicchio & Linda Brennan
Privates September 18th
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By starting your dog early, you will develop good habits instead of trying to break bad habits later. Research shows at 7 weeks of age a dog's mind is totally developed.

Puppies must be 8 weeks of age and have 2 shots of the puppy series of vaccinations.

Exercises taught are Puppy Socialization, People Socialization, and all the exercises listed under Basic Obedience I.

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Training your puppy may save your plants
and much more!



Your goal will be to get your dog to work on a loose leash and with one command. Dogs must be 16 weeks of age and be up-to-date on all vaccinations.

Come: Come when called

Sit: Sit on command and Sit Stay
Down: Down on command and Down Stay
Heel: No pulling while walking on leash
Stand: Stand for veterinarian examination, toweling, and grooming
Pet Manners: Loose leash and verbal control around other dogs, people and traffic. No mouthing, biting, or barking. Wait at the door or in the car. Go to your rug and wait.

Class Information

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Your goal will be to get your dog to do the exercises listed under Basic Obedience I but OFF LEAD.

Prerequisite: You and your dog must have accomplished the Puppy and Basic Obedience I exercises listed above.

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Some people and dogs learn better and/or faster without the distraction of others. Private classes teach the Basic Obedience exercises listed above at you and your dog's personal level with emphasis on your personal needs.

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Competition obedience is for people who love to train and work their dogs. For pure and mixed breeds. You can earn a Canine Good Citizen Title all the way up to an Obedience Trial Champion.

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Minet and her friends, Marshal, Jefferson, Emma and Tristan relax after a fun day of jumping and playing.


The C.D. Class is of people who wish to compete with their dogs in AKC or mixed breed trials. Requirements: dog must have good off-leash control. No aggressive dogs. Call the office for more information.

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Pre-requisite: all dogs must be trained through Basic Obedience I. Your dog must be at least four months of age and have all of its vaccinations. This is the class where everyone starts. You and your dog will be taught the introductory steps for all of the Agility equipment: A-frame, dogwalk, teeter-totter, weave poles, tunnels, chutes, and jumps. All equipment will be kept low for comfort and safety. You will start learning handling skills such as front-crosses, rear-crosses, wraps, sends, etc.







Pre-requisite: Off-leash control. You will be expanding your skills on the equipment with a priority on safety and control. Equipment stays low. You will learn to run short sequences, work contacts and learn many handling skills.







Pre-requisite: Off-leash control and the dog’s growth plates must be closed. You will be running courses at full height, as well as expanding your and your dog’s skills on serpentines, 180’s, 270’s, sending, contacts, layering, etc.








Pre-requisite: Running at the Excellent or Elite Level at trials. Running courses and breaking them apart to learn better handling skills will be the focus.



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Meet our Canine College Instructing Staff!

Laurie Weaver, internationally recognized as an excelling instructor, trainer, and competitor is the Training Director and President of Canine College. She has given seminars in the United States and Canada and published articles internationally. Laurie accomplished multiple titles including Breed Championships, Obedience Trial Championships, and Field Trial Degrees in the US and Canada. She has earned numerous High in Trials with several different breeds and taken first place at top obedience competitions across the US and Canada. She has also worked with International Hearing Dogs in Denver, Colorado.

Instructing is Laurie's passion. She has proven over and over again that not only can she do it, but her students can also. She has been working with dogs and their people for over 30 years.

Canine College is staffed by highly qualified professional trainers. They are in constant training by attending seminars, lectures, and titling their own dogs. They are always continuing their education in dog psychology, behavior, and new training methods.

You will be instructed on how to obedience train your dog with methods that will develop a bond of love and respect between you and your dog. You will learn how to communicate with your dog to ensure the dog understands you are the Pack Leader. Canines, both pure and mixed breeds, excel with these methods.

Areas served:



Lake City


20515 N.E. Union Hill Road
Redmond, WA 98053
Telephone: 425-868-5556

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