Suitable for dogs 12 months + and their owners who need a refresher on their skills.

Canine Academy

Canine Academy 

Focused individual skill classes that can be booked as an individual class or as a cluster of consecutive classes. Each class is designed to focus on a particular skill set that you and your dog may need tweaking. 

Week one’s class is compulsory for those who haven’t attended the Adolescent class, as it underpins necessary skills for the remaining 4 classes.

All classes have comprehensive “take home” lesson plans that recap each class’ key teaching points.

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What is covered each week?

Week 1 – Relax and connect

Week 2 & Week 3 – Take the leash

Week 4 – Recall recovery

Week 5- Sit, Drop and Stand

Week 6 – Wait at the gate please.  Stay.

When are the classes held?

Usually Saturday mornings 11am to 12pm.

How much does the Canine Academy cost?

Canine Academy – $199 or $40 per class

Who is the Canine Academy suitable for?

Ideal for the busy dog owner who wants to work through one skill at a time.

Who is the Canine Academy suitable for?

This class is not suitable for reactive/aggressive dogs – please inquire about our “one on one” classes by appointment.

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We provide the same exceptional experience at both clinics.

Customer reviews

See what our clients have to say about their experience with us.

What an experience, amazing ♡
From walking in the keeping my best friend in great health. Thanks Vets of Geelong for the level of care, and to Josie and James especially for their genuine care and empathy toward our family. #memorable

- Scott Jensen

Can not recommend more highly. The guys at reception are lovely, and the Vets & nurses really know their stuff. Our pets love them too ❤️ Prices are extremely competitive also, thanks for looking after our little ones!

- Anais Nin

Visits to the vet can sometimes be a difficult experience, but Vets of Geelong (Geelong West and Highton) make it that little bit easier. Very friendly staff and welcoming.
I really appreciate the follow up calls the next day - a nice bonus touch!

- David Keele

Have been to both Highton and Geelong West Veterinary Clinics and both have been outstanding with their friendliness, care and compassion towards both patient and clients. I was very satisfied with the care/treatment my animals received. I just received a follow up letter asking how my Dog is doing and some goodies/vouchers. How lovely

- Olivia Addison

Very happy with the service provided and would highly recommend the Geelong West vet to anyone who needs any form of pet care. Kind and caring staff who take pride in making you and for me my cat feel safe . The after care support is excellent aswell.

- Craig Smith

Our main vet Annie has looked after our boy Badger so well along with the rest of the team. They've really brought him so much happiness in his old age.
Love the ID tags as well, brilliant idea.

- Chloe Drummond

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