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Tunnel in Dog Agility

We strongly believe in education for both pets and as well as people. We are pleased to offer various workshop and events, all centered around appropriate educational opportunities and having a blast with your pet at the same time!

All events will be held at the Irricana Kountry Kennel.
See directions and map on the Contact page.


2023 Workshops & Courses

Events  Private Lessons

Events  Basic Obedience Classes - Starting June 8

Events  Scent Detection Course - Starting June 20

Events  Pet Pictures With Santa - November 25


Watch for upcoming classes in Rally Obedience, Scent Work, Canine Good Neighbour in addition to more puppy & basic obedience classes throughout the year.



Please let us know of other courses and events you are interested in.













Private Lessons

Private Lessons


Registration Form
This is an online, fillable pdf form. Please email to

I'm offering private,individual lessons to work on specific issues you may be experieincing with your dog, or even just to set you up for basic obedience.

Please note that all puppies need to have had their 2nd puppy shots.

•  Instructor is Tracy Goodbrand.

This is an hour long lesson

Times: Various times available during the week or on weekend, depending on your schedule & availability.

Cost: $45 / lesson (+ GST)

Register today by calling 403.970.4400 or emailing us!

Additional resources and information may be available.

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Basic Obedience Classes

Dog Obedience Classes


Registration Form
This is an online, fillable pdf form. Please email to

Obedience is a must for any dog! Learn the basics plus work on the more challenging obedience like recall and proper walking on a leash.

Build a strong and deep bond with your dog with this positive, reward-based training!

We'll be learning the following:

  • Basic behaviors like sit, down, stand, stay, wait, etc.
  • Focused heeling on a loose leash
  • Recall
  • Concepts like focus, confidence, optimism, proximity, self-control, calm, etc.
  • Plus work on some of your challenging issues

This is a group workshop and all dogs must be on a leash and up to date on their vaccinations.

Dogs should be at least 6 months old. 16 years old is the minimum age requirement of the dog handler.

•  Instructor is Certified Pro Dog Trainer, Tracy Goodbrand

This is a 7 week course with a class once a week (first class is an intro and free with no dogs), one hour in duration. Classes will be held outside if the weather is suitable.

Date: Starting Thursday, June 8, 2023,
followed by June 15, 22, 28, July 6, 13, and 20, 2023

Time: 7:00 to 8:00 PM

Cost: $195.00 / person (+ GST)

Minimum - 3 dogs
Maximum - 6 dogs

Register today by calling 403.970.4400 or emailing us! Resgistrations will be taken up to Monday, June 5, 2023.

Can't make this workshop? Contact us with your suggestions for other dates and times.

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Scent Detection Course

Scent Detection Workshop<


Registration Form
This is an online, fillable pdf form. Please email to

Scent Detection (aka scent work, sporting detection, nosework) is a new and growing dog sport that uses training techniques similar to those employed to teach law enforcement dogs to detect narcotics and explosives, or to search for legal substances.

Using positive, rewards based training, this course will introduce a green dog to a new target odor or assist an experienced team with their nose work.

Learn how to reward properly to build motivation and duration at source, scent detection terminology, errorless learning and how we use compnent training to help dogs to succeed.

Scent dog training is a great way to share mental and physical exercise with your dog!

Once you've learned how to do scent detection, you can enjoy doing it every day, with minimal supplies.

No prior experience is required. All ages, sizes, & breeds are welcome.  Puppies must have at least their 2nd vaccination.

Instructor is world renowned Dr. Carla Simon. Click here to read her bio.

This course runs every Tuesday for 6 weeks startng June 20,2023, with other classes June 27, July 4, 11, 18 and 25.

Location: The Irricana Kountry Kennel.

Time: Tuesday, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Cost: $220.00 / dog/handler team

Minimum 3, maximum 6 teams.

Register today by calling 403.970.4400 or emailing us! Resgistrations will be taken up to June 16, 2023.

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Pet Pictures With Santa

Pet Pics With Santa


Eamail us for more information at or call us at 403.974.4400..

Come get your pet’s picture taken with Santa by a pro photographer!

This includes dogs and cats. We also have accepted horses, pot bellied pigs, ferrets, and sheep!

(please ensure all pets are on a leash or in a crate when arriving).

Enjoy holiday music, Christmas cookies and beverages!


$15 cash / pet / photo.

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Irricana 4H Beef & Multi Club.

Date: Saturday, November 25, 2023,
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM



Some pictures from 2019:

  Reeva close up picture with Christmas Tree Xeros on sled Mickee in front of sled
  Gracie wth Santa One sheep with Santa; baby with Gibson and Santa
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Are there other courses you would like to see? Please let us know so we can better serve our pet community! Call today at 403.970.4400 or email at









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