It's a Dog's Life is proud to partner with Time and Patience Dog Training, to help with all your training needs.

At Time and Patience Dog Training, you'll learn more than a series of commands. We strive to help you understand how your dog thinks, and encourage you to see the world through your dog's eyes. Instead of simply showing you how to teach a sit or a down, we teach you how to solve problems. The knowledge you gain will make you a better pet owner, make your dog a better companion, and make your home and life a better place to be.

Time and Patience introduces three new training options

The Blue Print Program (aka Do-It-Yourself): Includes Unlimited group classes for life in two segments Polite Pet (4 lessons) and Complete Companion (6 Lesson), so you can retake lessons as many times as you want for the life of your dog.and all training equipment ($85 retail value). Each segment is $349 (+HST) or register for both together for $549 (+HST)

The Blue Print Plus : Includes everything in the Blue Print Program PLUS a 7 day sleep away training camp, where your dogs stays at the Time and Patience board and train facility in Barrie and receives intensive one-on-one time with the trainer (Pick up and drop off in Toronto available)($1549 +hst)

The Blue Print Extended: Includes everything included in our Blueprint Program PLUS: 3 weeks of sleep away training camp (recommended to do one week of training at a time) with "Go-Home" lessons after each week (Pick up and drop off available from Toronto). $3249 plus tax

  • Polite Pet - Learn 27 different commands, exercises and behaviours to help your dog become a respectful, joyful, civilized family member.
  • Complete Companion - In this class we teach your dog that listening is NOT optional, even if there's a dog, child or squirrel around. Learn another 27 commands, exercises and behaviours to help your dog become reliable in any situation and trusted off leash

  • Polite Pet and Complete Companion are $349 plus HST or register for both at one time for $549 plus HST (Savings of over $150)

    Training Classes come with a LIFETIME SUPPORT GUARANTEE. By attending any class at Time and Patience, you are automatically welcome to attend any class at the same skill level at any time in the future, at no charge, for the life of your dog.


We also offer drop in play and socialization sessions.

  • Puppy Playdates — to socialize your new puppy in a safe, supervised environment
  • Adult Play _ Train — to socialize your adult dog in a safe, supervised environment
  • Adult Socialization — offering socialization for older dogs and rehabilitation for difficult or fearful pets

  • Puppy Playdates and Adult Playdate classes are $10.00 including taxes (Cash only).
    Puppy Playdate is open to puppies with 2 sets of vaccinations
    Adult Socialization classes are $30 for your first visit(your first session will run an extra 30 minutes) and $20 for each visit after

Schedule: all classes are on Wednesday and Sunday

Puppy Playdate:          7:15 – 8:00 p.m.
Polite Pet*:       8:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Complete Companion*   10:00am - 11:00 a.m.
Puppy Playdate:          11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Adult Play _ Train:      12:15 – 1:00 p.m.

Scent Detection 1:15- 2:00
Adult Socialization:     2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

*Start dates vary. See It's A Dog's Blog or Call us for more information.

All training classes will be cancelled for Statutory Holidays or Long Weekends



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