bonnie judd and her canine crew

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Dog Training Classes

Basic Obedience & Beginner Movie Dog

This beginner class is suitable for puppies as well as older dogs and covers such core obedience skills as how to sit, down, stay and come as well as an introduction to training theory. Dogs will also learn some of the behaviours needed for working in film.

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Intermediate Obedience
& Movie Dog

This class will build on behaviours taught in level one. Owners and dogs will learn new exercises and build distance and time for existing exercises as well as making the signals more subtle. The Basic class is a prerequiste for this class.

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Advanced Obedience
Training Options Class

This class is aimed at people and dogs preparing for competion in a number of sports or working towards advanced movie behaviours. The class will allow time to work on exercises and proofing specfic to the trainers goals.

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Upcoming Dog Training Classses

Class Day Time Dates
Basic Obedience & Beginner Movie Dog Thursday 6:00 pm  TBA
Intermediate Obedience & Beginner Movie Dog Thursday 7:00 pm TBA
Basic Obedience & Beginner Movie Dog Thursday 8:00 pm TBA

Please note: Working in the movie industry means being on call at short notice – some class dates could potentially have to be pushed to the following week if Bonnie ends up having to be on set – if that happens then class will be extended for a following week.

What Our Students Say

Dog Training with Bonnie Judd

Bonnie Judd is a renowned animal trainer for film, television and commercials with many years experience and a background in a huge variety of dog sports, competions and security. Her training facility is based in Aldergrove (a subburb of Langley) BC and draws students from all over the Fraser Valley, the Lower Mainland and Washington State.  Her classes are designed to impart not just specific tricks and behaviours but to install a love of training for both the owners and dogs. Using positive based methodologies and sound animal theory she trains that trainers and helps them "speak Dog".

Upcoming Events, Casting Calls, Project News & More

Belle Wins Best Dog in Film

The CW Network will celebrate our four-legged friends with The CW Dog Honors, set for  Wednesday, January 15 at 8 PM ET or 7 PM Central. Be sure to tune and watch Bonnie and Belle [...]

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RBC Commercial with Harlow, Bailey & Kingsly

The "Some Day My Own Backyard" commercial was a hoot to shoot. The large dog was played by two Golden Doodles, Harlow, and Bailey. Harlow is Canine CoStars class alumni and got picked not only [...]

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Never too Late for a Second Chance

  Emilie had a rough start to her movie dog career. Her owner became very sick and had to be admitted to hospital and was no longer able to care for her. Bonnie [...]

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Canine CoStars Featured Dog – Lunette

We would like to give a big, proud, shout out to Lunette and owner Angela. Lunette has had a busy summer, with a lead role in the movie  "Boundaries" and has additionally been awarded the [...]

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Stop, Look and Listen

Relationship advice for the human / dog bond Training is more than just teaching tricks it is developing a relationship with your dog. Building a relationship is a lot more difficult today, than ever before [...]

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