Watch our Course Intro

Learn how we can help rewire your dog's brain!

Does Your Dog
Come When Called?

Or only when he feels like it?

When he does come, does he stop just out of arms reach? Does he seem to turn off his hearing if he is with another dog or is conspicuously deaf when chasing squirrels?

We can help! We can help you create new patterns in your dog's brain so they he pays attention to you and wants to come back!

Learn the Secrets of a RELIABLE RECALL!
Dog ignoring calls to come back

Reliable Recall

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Picture this. You are out in the woods and your dog sees a squirrel and runs off in hot pursuit. You call your dog and he immediately stops, turns and runs back to you wagging his tail!

Our Come When Called course uses game-based, positive training methods that gradually build on the lessons before to break bad recall habits and build new patterns that will have your dog flying back to you!

Please Note: A helper will be required as many of the course exercises require two people.

Real Life Example


Check out a recent practice session at one of our in-person Come When Called classes.  Ember the Labrador showed that she could indeed come when called even when a friend was actively distracting her by playing with her favourite toy. 


Murphy the Mini-Aussie shows off her distance work in a loooong recall

Course curriculum

  • 01

    Course Introduction

  • 02

    Week 1

  • 03

    Week 2

  • 04

    Week 3

    • Restrained Recall

    • Chase It Recalls

    • Hide & Seek Recalls

    • Squirrel Game

    • Recall to the Dog's Meal

    • Week 3 Quiz

    • Week 3 Homework

  • 05

    Week 4

    • Call off Chase Game #1

    • Be Aware Drill

    • Call of Chase Game #2

    • Week 4 Homework

    • Week 4 Quiz

  • 06

    Week 5

    • Call off Chase Game Intermediate

    • Recalls Past a Friendly Dog

    • Trouble Shooting the Whistle Recall

    • Adding (or Re-Adding) a Verbal Recall Cue

    • Treat Party Recalls (Bonus Clip)

    • Week 5 Homework

    • Week 5 Quiz

  • 07

    Where to Go From Here