Growly Hounds Club

Bi-Weekly Meet Up For Reactive Canines

Do you have a dog that lunges and barks at every dog or every person in sight?  Are you tired of being accosted by off leash dogs and their humans who don't seem to understand your dog's need for space?  Do you get frustrated when strangers reach out to pet your fearful dog without asking, then make you feel bad or embarrassed when your dog reacts by slinking away or barking?

At Growly Hounds Club, you will meet up with other reactive dog owners in a controlled and safe setting under the supervision of two professional dog trainers at all times.  One visit entitles you to one hour sessions with your very own professional dog trainer by your side.  Work on your handling skills and learn how to safely manage and modify your dog's behaviour so you and your dog can gain the confidence you need.   

Why join the Growly Hounds Club?
  • we provide a supportive and safe setting for you and your dog 

  • we carefully plan set ups with environmental control to help reduce stress and enable learning

  • you and your dog will receive personalized one on one coaching with a professional trainer during your sessions

  • you'll receive one hour sessions per visit with a break in between to help optimize learning

  • you get an opportunity to meet up with other reactive dog owners and know that you are not alone

  • you'll learn and practice safe management skills

  • you'll learn how to safely modify your dog's behaviour 

  • you'll learn how to empower your dog and teach them skills so they can be a well mannered, confident canine ambassador

  • you'll get access to a private, members-only Growly Hounds Club Facebook group where you will receive lifetime support, tips, shared success stories, and so much more

Is my dog suited for the Growly Hounds Club?
  • Yes, if your dog is fearful or shy around other dogs or people

  • Yes, if your dog is reactive/acts aggressive towards other dogs

  • Yes, if your dog is reactive/acts aggressive towards people

  • Yes, if your dog is reactive/acts aggressive towards moving objects or novel things

  • Yes, if your dog has gone through at least 1 session with us and you would like to practice and keep up your handling skills  

I want in!  How do I join the Growly Hounds Club?

The ideal Growly Hounds Club member has had at least one private behaviour consultation with us.  A behaviour consultation will help us assess your dog's suitability for this club.  We will go over the basics including safety, use of appropriate equipment, and learning theory.  We will also provide an introduction to management and show you the handling skills we will be using to help modify your dog's behaviour.


When and where does Growly Hounds Club take place?

Coquitlam; Every Second Saturday at 9am-These session fill up extremely quickly.

How is the session run?

Growly Hounds Club Session,  (1 hour session)  This includes working on the issues that are specific to your dog (ie: dog to dog reactivity), set ups at distances and situations your dog can handle.  Taking a break at the nose work station and the mat station.  Nosework helps calm dogs down, is simple, and dogs LOVE to do it!  The mat station teaches your dog to settle and calm on a mat...and slowly works on settling on a mat in the presence of other dogs.

What is the cost?

COST:  If you pay per session (must still be paid at least two days prior to class to reserve your spot), $45.00

Growly Hounds Club Punch Card (8 prepaid visits on a punch card for a total of 8 hours in session time) - will give you a savings of 10%.  These can be used over 6 months and do not have to be used in an 8 week period.

Punch Card Total:  $324.00  

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Metro Vancouver: Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, New Westminster, Langley, Surrey


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