Leash Walking Group Class

Welcome to The Positive Academy’s Leash Walking Group Class

At The Positive Academy, we’re dedicated to helping you and your dog master the art of leash walking with ease and confidence through positive reinforcement techniques. Our Leash Walking Group Class offers a structured and supportive environment where you can learn valuable skills alongside other dog owners who share similar goals.

Class Overview:

  • Indoor and Outdoor Options: Choose from our indoor classes, where we focus on foundational leash walking skills in a controlled environment, or our outdoor class, where we put those skills into practice in real-world settings.
  • Small Group Setting: With just 2-3 dogs per class, our small group format ensures personalized attention and support from our experienced trainers. This low trainer-to-dog ratio allows us to tailor our instruction to meet the specific needs of each participant.
  • Specialized Training: Our classes are designed to target the key elements of leash walking, including loose leash walking, proper leash handling techniques, and strategies for managing distractions. By focusing on these specific skills, we can help you and your dog make meaningful progress.

Why Learn Proper Leash Walking Skills?

Proper leash walking skills are essential for both you and your dog. Not only do they enhance the enjoyment of walks, but they also promote safety and strengthen the bond between you and your furry companion. By mastering leash walking, you can:

  • Enjoy Stress-Free Walks: Say goodbye to pulling, lunging, and other common leash-related challenges that can make walks frustrating and stressful.
  • Promote Safety: Maintain control and prevent accidents or injuries by teaching your dog to walk calmly and attentively by your side.
  • Strengthen the Bond: Leash walking provides an opportunity for positive interaction and communication between you and your dog, deepening your bond and fostering trust.

Class Syllabus:

  1. Indoor Session 1 – Foundation Building:
  • Introduction to leash walking basics
  • Teaching loose leash walking techniques
  • Focus on proper leash handling and body positioning
  1. Indoor Session 2 – Distraction Management:
  • Strategies for managing distractions on walks
  • Practice exercises to reinforce loose leash walking skills
  • Introduction to impulse control and attention-building exercises
  1. Indoor Session 3 – Advanced Skills:
  • Refining leash walking skills in various environments
  • Addressing challenges and troubleshooting common issues
  • Preparing for outdoor application of learned skills
  1. Outdoor Session – Real-World Application:
  • Putting learned skills to the test in real-world settings
  • Practice walking in different environments and handling distractions
  • Individualized feedback and guidance from trainers
  • Class Details
  • Class Size: Our classes maintain a small group size to ensure personalized attention for each participant. With a maximum of 3 dogs per class, you can be assured that your furry friend will receive individualized guidance from our experienced trainers.
  • Duration: Each class session lasts approximately 1 hour, allowing ample time for hands-on learning and practice.
  • Requirements: Participants are required to bring their dog on a standard leash and collar/harness, along with high-value treats as rewards. Vaccination records must be provided to ensure the safety and well-being of all attendees.
  • Trainer Qualifications: Our classes are led by Wee Boon, an AVS-accredited trainer, IAABC certified behavior consultant, and Fear Free certified professional. With extensive training from renowned experts such as Jean Donaldson and the Karen Pryor Academy, Wee Boon brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to each session.
  • Safety Measures: We prioritize the safety of all participants by implementing strict sanitation protocols and maintaining social distancing practices during classes. Additionally, all dogs must be up-to-date on vaccinations to prevent the spread of contagious diseases.
  • Cancellation Policy: In the event of a missed session, no refund will be given
  • Support Resources: Beyond class sessions, participants have support via whatsapp for the whole duration of the class. Wee Boon is also available for follow-up consultations to address any questions or concerns that may arise.

Join us at The Positive Academy and take the first step towards enjoyable and stress-free walks with your furry companion. Enroll in our Leash Walking Group Class today by contacting 96513063