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Handling & Training Class
Socialize, Train, Proof, Finishing Touches...
L.M.D.F. wishes to thank Cotonfield Dog Centre (Jacob Benaroch)
for his support, patience and flexibility during these times. 

Cotonfield Dog Centre Arena 27882 Quinton Ave Abbotsford BC V4W 1J7

The image at the bottom of the page is a link to an interactive map.

Obedience Proofing Ring: The purpose of obedience proofing ring is to provide an environment where you can train your dog in close visual proximity to a myriad of distractions (eg. agility equipment, conformation dogs training, multiple dogs, baiting in adjacent ring, etc). There is no instructor for obedience proofing. There is about 3700+ sq feet of shared working space. Bulk or Single night classes are available. $8./space. 

6:30 pm to 7:25 pm.  This is a shared environment with up to 5 people at one time. 

7:30 pm to 8:25 pm.  This is a shared environment with up to 5 people at one time.

Junior Handlers: The orientation is for novice and experienced juniors with focus on their own dog (not multiple dogs) and on training for competition by increasing skill sets and maintenance of strong habits.

7:30 pm to 8:25 pm  This class is open to junior handlers (18 and under.  It is offered in restricted blocks of time in 5 Wednesdays in March, May, August and November.   Only a bulk purchase is permitted and there are no refunds unless class is cancelled. Due to limited enrolment this class will be shared by non-juniors.

Conformation (Handling): These group classes are open to all. Vaccinated puppies are welcome.  Bulk or Single night classes are available. Table and ramps are available. Fee is $13./class. There are usually two trainers with individual instruction and training sessions. Conformation Instructors: Mrs Teresa Whitehead, Mr Wayne Davidson, and Ms Edna St Hilaire (late spring and summer).

6:30 pm to 7:25 pm

7:30 pm to 8:25 pm is offered beginning in February 2023.

 Drop in registration is not permitted at this time. 

 Classes at 6:30 and 7:30 pm

 If a class does not display below it is SOLD OUT!  

If there is a cancellation of class for any reason it will be posted

on this website page prior to 4:00 pm Wednesday.

 

Update on July 16, 2023.  Total fees are unchanged, but appear lower.

G.S.T. was included in your fees. Those fees are removed and are now added at checkout.

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Product   Price
September 20, 2023 6:30 pm 1 Handling class   $12.38
September 20, 2023 7:30 pm 1 Handling class   $12.38
September 20, 2023 6:30 pm 1 Obedience Proofing   $7.62
September 20, 2023 7:30 pm 1 Obedience Proofing   $7.62
September 27, 2023 6:30 pm 1 Handling class   $12.38
September 27, 2023 7:30 pm 1 Handling class   $12.38
September 27, 2023 6:30 pm 1 Obedience Proofing   $7.62
September 27, 2023 7:30 pm 1 Obedience Proofing   $7.62
October 4, 11, 18, 25, 2023 6:30 pm 4 Handling Classes  
Orig.: $49.52
Sale: $42.86
October 4, 11, 18, 25, 2023 7:30 pm 4 Handling Classes  
Orig.: $49.52
Sale: $42.86
October 4, 11, 18, 25, 2023 6:30 pm 4 Obedience Proofing  
Orig.: $30.48
Sale: $25.71
October 4, 11, 18, 25, 2023 7:30 pm 4 Obedience Proofing  
Orig.: $30.48
Sale: $25.71
October 4, 2023 6:30 pm 1 Handling class   $12.38
October 4, 2023 7:30 pm 1 Handling class   $12.38
October 4, 2023 6:30 pm 1 Obedience Proofing   $7.62
October 4, 2023 7:30 pm 1 Obedience Proofing   $7.62
October 11, 2023 6:30 pm 1 Handling class   $12.38
October 11, 2023 7:30 pm 1 Handling class   $12.38
October 11, 2023 6:30 pm 1 Obedience Proofing   $7.62
October 11, 2023 7:30 pm 1 Obedience Proofing   $7.62
October 18, 2023 6:30 pm 1 Handling class   $12.38
October 18, 2023 7:30 pm 1 Handling class   $12.38
October 18, 2023 6:30 pm 1 Obedience Proofing   $7.62
October 18, 2023 7:30 pm 1 Obedience Proofing   $7.62
October 25, 2023 6:30 pm 1 Handling class   $12.38
October 25, 2023 7:30 pm 1 Handling class   $12.38
October 25, 2023 6:30 pm 1 Obedience Proofing   $7.62
October 25, 2023 7:30 pm 1 Obedience Proofing   $7.62
November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2023 6:30 pm 5 Handling Classes  
Orig.: $61.90
Sale: $52.38
November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2023 6:30 pm 5 Junior Handler classes  
Orig.: $47.62
Sale: $40.95
November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2023 6:30 pm 5 Obedience Proofing  
Orig.: $38.10
Sale: $32.38
November 1, 2023 6:30 pm 1 Handling class   $12.38
November 1, 2023 6:30 pm 1 Obedience Proofing   $7.62
November 8, 2023 6:30 pm 1 Handling class   $12.38
November 8, 2023 6:30 pm 1 Obedience Proofing   $7.62
November 15, 2023 6:30 pm 1 Handling class   $12.38
November 15, 2023 6:30 pm 1 Obedience Proofing   $7.62
November 22, 2023 6:30 pm 1 Handling class   $12.38
November 22, 2023 6:30 pm 1 Obedience Proofing   $7.62
November 29, 2023 6:30 pm 1 Handling class   $12.38
November 29, 2023 6:30 pm 1 Obedience Proofing   $7.62

Booking classes is done with multiple options on Paypal.

1. We offer bulk purchase for the Conformation, Obedience and Junior Handler classes. There is no refund for these discount packages.

2. We offer single class purchases on Paypal.

3. Single class options can be combined to customize your purchase.  Select a class and add to cart. The cart will display your selection. You can either CHECKOUT or CONTINUE SHOPPING. If the latter is selected you can add as many classes as available. 

A reminder that you do not need a Paypal account to purchase a class(es). When you go to CHECKOUT there is also a CONTINUE AS GUEST option near the bottom left. 

4. If you wish to pay cash at class contact us via  lowermainlanddfbc@gmail.com . This must be done prior to noon on Wednesday and we will respond.     If a class is not displaying below it means there is no more available space. 

If you click on the image at bottom of this page will connect you to the Cotonfield Website which includes and interactive map.

Parking in the south and north ends of the building. The west door is left open to make it convenient for you. Please remember to leave lane-ways clear. This is a fire-lane.

The only dog exercise area is in the corral on the west side. 

Please dispose of dog waste in the container provided.

Please respect the neighbours: no barking/whining dogs to be left in the car and
no exercising your dog off the property. 
No loose dogs on property except in the Obedience ring.
Dress in layers, it is not heated.
The flooring is excellent for training.
A portable toilet is available.   

F.Y.I. Tim Hortons and Paz Fuels is about a 4 minute drive south.

 

 

 

 

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