UPCOMING SEMINARS

Massage for Pet Dogs

Dates: COMING SOON
Time:
Who: Dogs and owners that want to learn how to perform a massage for their own dog.
Where: Canine Wellness Centre Inc.
Cost: (class limited to 6 dogs)
There will be ONLY 50% REFUND 14 days prior to course start
This 6-week program is for dogs >>>>>COMING SOON
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Senior Dog Appreciation

Dates: TBD
Time: 10:30 am– 11:30 am
Who: Any dog approaching or in the “senior years”
Where: Canine Wellness Centre Inc.
Cost: $(class limited to 6 dogs)
There will be ONLY 50% REFUND 14 days prior to course start
This 5 week program is designed for dog and owners who want to learn how to keep your dog injury free over the winter months.
Fact:  March, April and May at Canine Wellness Centre Inc is when we see the most dogs with injured knees!  So join us as we teach you how to use props such as Fitpaws and other items found around the house for this fun and interactive class.
Classes will incorporate lecture and hands on material to keep your dog in peak shape over the winter months.

Some of the topics of discussion will include:

  • Basic anatomy of bones, muscles and ligaments
  • Safety using various equipment
  • Canine body mechanics
  • how body mechanics can be ‘set ups’ for injury
  • Luring vs. teasing vs. shaping
  • Philosophy of why we want to condition our dogs (balance, strength, flexibility, and endurance)
  • Compensations and “set ups’ for injury in dogs.
  •  warm- up and cool -down- why we need it
  • Targeted exercises for forelimbs , hind limbs and spine
  • Having fun another way to keep you dog fit in
    the winter months…
    ***Please ensure your dog is comfortable in a setting with other dogs.****
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Conditioning for the pet dog

Dates: Sunday March 19th
Time: 10:00 am- 4 pm
Who: Dogs 1 year- 8 years
Where: Canine Wellness Centre Inc.
Cost: $ (class limited to 6 dogs)

There will be ONLY 50% REFUND 14 days prior to course start

This one day seminar is for dogs entering into their senior years and may have conditions like arthritis, hind end weakness or just slowing down. Classes will incorporate lecture and hands on practice giving a proactive approach to your dogs body and mind. (Note: not mandatory to bring a dog) Some of the topics of discussion will include:  The canine aging process Canine dementia, what does it look like Games you can play at home to keep the mind at peak performance Orthopedic and neurological disorders (vestibular, DM, chronic disc issues Osteoarthritis etc.) Help, my dog does not listen to me anymore! Assessing pain in your dog Keeping the hind end strong Massage & acupressure techniques you can do at home Making the house senior proof Assistive devices for the senior dog ***Please ensure your dog is comfortable in a setting with other dogs.****
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