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Puppy Socialization Classes

Please note that as classes are held outdoors, puppy socialization classes are now finished for the season. See you in the spring!

In the meantime, check out our Online Dog Training Resources or visit Canmore Veterinary Hospital or Bow River Veterinary Centre who both offer puppy socialization classes throughout the year. More details at the bottom of this page!

Puppy socialization classes are an adventure, both for you and your pup!

Classes start every few weeks for a duration of 4 weeks. Classes are held on Thursday evenings from 6:30-7:30pm at the Carla Cumming Sojonky Adoption Centre (123 Bow meadows Crescent, Canmore). You may bring 2 adult handlers per dog.

Upcoming Puppy Classes (pups 3 months to 5 months of age): As classes are held outdoors, classes are now finished for the season

*Updated vaccination records must be submitted within 48 hours to hold your spot in class - DAPP and Bordetella (Canine Cough) are required vaccines

If you have a dog over the age of 5 months and are looking for further training please click here for our Essential Life Skills class.

Canmore Veterinary Hospital offers free puppy socialization classes throughout the year. Contact the clinic at 403 678-4425 for registration

Bow River Veterinary Centre also offers 4-week puppy training and socialization classes on Wednesdays from 6:00-6:30

Week 1: Positive reinforcement

Week 2: Nutrition

Week 3: Grooming

Week 4: Oral care

Contact the clinic at 403 678-9595 for registration