COVID-19 has put a maintain on a variety of social actions for people, but it surely hasn’t modified the necessity for puppies to mingle as a part of their wholesome improvement.
Thankfully for canine house owners within the Okanagan, Mya Kondor has discovered methods to supply pet coaching and socialization lessons whereas safely adhering to public well being and security pointers.
Kondor is the proprietor and teacher at Canines and Co. in Kelowna, the place she operates out of a big warehouse within the Landmark space. She brings years of coaching to her faculty, which presents a curriculum involving constructive, co-operational, play and obedience-based coaching tailor-made to every canine and handler.
As Kondor explains, as soon as puppies have acquired their second spherical of vaccinations, they’re prepared to start socializing with different pups.
“It’s an vital a part of their upbringing, to expertise being round totally different sizes of puppies, totally different temperaments, all on the identical age collectively in order that it’s secure and a very good publicity for them,” she stated.
Regardless of the challenges posed by the pandemic, Kondor says suggestions from class individuals has been overwhelmingly constructive. Many have stated the lessons have had a constructive influence on their psychological well being, having supplied some much-needed construction to the week for themselves and their pets.
“It turns into fairly a therapeutic factor to do in partnership along with your canine, to work collectively, to have someplace to do this and to focus your route on studying and rising by way of coaching and dealing along with your canine,” she stated.
For extra info, go to caninesandco.ca.