Essex County K9 Services

10 Talbot Street South,

Unit 2,

Essex, Ontario



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New Course Dates: 2016


Basic Obedience 6 week course: 2016

Begins: Monday, October 3/2016 at 7pm or Saturday, October 8/2016 at 1pm. Total cost including tax for this 6 week course is $160. Class sizes are limited so reserve early to avoid disappointment. No deposit to register is required. Payment for the course is accepted by cash, cheque, or credit card payable the first night upon registration. Please note, no debit is available. No refunds are given after the first class. There is a non-refundable $25 fee for registration. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early the first night for registration. 


Intro to Working Obedience and Agility:Begins:  Wednesday, October 5/2016 at 7pm or Saturday, October 8/2016 at 11am. Total cost including tax for this 6 week course is $150. Class sizes are limited. 


Level 1 Scent Detection Classes: Sunday, October 9/2016 at 10am. Total cost for this 6 week course is $150 including tax. Class size is limited. No experience necessary.

Level 2 Scent Detection Classes: TBD Total cost for this 6 week course is $150 including tax. Class size is limited. Prerequisite is our Level 1 scent detection class.

Level 3 Scent Detection Classes: TBD Total cost for this 6 week course is $150 including tax. Class size is limited.  Prerequisite is our Level 2 scent detection class.

Advanced Obedience:

Begins Saturday, October 8/2016 at 2:30pm. This 6 week course costs $150 including tax. Class size is limited. This course is designed to work on advanced obedience, mainly off lead and is less physical than the Advanced working Obedience and Agility course. Prerequisite is our "Intro to Working Obedience and Agility" course.

Advanced Working Service Obedience and Agility: 

Begins: Tuesday, October 4/2016 at 7pm. Class size is limited. During this course, both dog and handler will be introduced to more stressful situations requiring a great deal of communication. Dogs and handlers will be put through their paces and learn to problem solve both as partners and as a group. Cost including tax is $150.00. Register early to avoid disappointment. Prerequisite is our "Intro to Working Obedience and Agility" course.


Tracking: Begins: In the Fall 2016

No experience necessary.

This class takes places inside and outside, rain or shine so please dress appropriately for the weather. Total cost for this 6 week course is $150. Class is limited to 6 dogs.


Essex County K9 is an accredited training facility for the Canadian Sport Scent Detection Federation (CSSDF) providing scent detection classes. This organization has selected certain training facilities to be authorized to teach classes, host seminars and hold trials on their behalf, and we are honoured to have been chosen for this area, (tested and accredited). This provides the opportunity for you and your K9 to compete in tournaments, become titled or simply learn an exciting new sport which teaches your dog to use his/her nose.

For more information contact us at 519-791-6203 or by email at eck9@essexcountyk9.ca

To learn more about the CSSDF, please find them on Facebook and at www.canadiansportscentdetectionfederation.com