Dog Training in New West

We are super excited to introduce you and your dog to the wonderful world of Positive Science-Based Dog Training at Mindful Mutts!

Find out more about the training and classes that we offer, by clicking below.

We are currently taking new private training clients to make up for classes being on pause until November 2023

Stefania is in a Mentorship with Renée Erdman of as she studies to complete her certification with The Academy for Dog Trainers in order to ensure she is helping her clients in the best way possible. See her bio for more experience and credentials. SESSIONS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE AT OUR FACILITY, UNLESS OTHERWISE DECIDED BY STEFANIA ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS.

1x 60 min session: $199+tax
Ideal for those who need a helping hand getting started but aren’t sure where to start.
Click Here to register or email for payment plan options via AfterPay.

**NEW!** 3 SESH EXPRESS! 3x 45 min session: $229+tax
Choose this option if you were hoping to register for a group class but your schedule doesn’t quite work out. All material from either Puppy Class or The Basics will be covered privately with all focus being on you and your pup instead of having time shared with others! Your first session will be booked via link below, subsequent sessions will be booked with Stefania directly.
Click here to register or email for payment plan options via AfterPay.

Join us for Puppy Parties every weekend from 10am-12pm at 810a 20th St, New Westminster!

Your puppy will have playtime with small groups of puppies, be introduced to novel objects, and sounds, and get lotsa snack and snuggles too! Puppies must be between 9 weeks-4.5 months old and need at least their 1st set of vaccinations in order to attend.  Pricing: 1 Puppy Party for $21 plus GST or 3 for $56.25 plus GST

Register Here for Puppy Parties!

***NEW Puppy Passport!!*** Let us help guide you through the first few months of puppy-dom! Choose the Puppy Passport to earn stamps and a special Certificate of Completion. Simply fill out the Puppy Party form above and choose Puppy Passport or you can email for inquiries 🙂

To complete your Puppy Passport you need to attend:

    • 3 Puppy Parties
    • 1 Round of Puppy Class
    • 1 Round of The Basics! Class
    • 1 Private Training Session

Value of $735, for only $625 +tax. Your Puppy Passport is valid for 6 months and includes a 15% off code for everything in our online store!

Check out our IG Reel below to see our Puppy Parties in action!

This class is a must for every puppy owner! 

We focus on setting you and your pup up for success with early socialization, confidence building and basics of training in a positive fun, friendly human and dog environment! Puppy Class is suitable for any puppy that is 9 weeks to 4.5 months old with their 2nd set of vaccinations.  *Classes may be held outside weather permitting!*

Sign Up Here for Puppy Class!

4 Weeks Long – Formal, Structured 60 min Classes
Price: $249 plus GST (includes 1 RC Pets treat pouch) 

Upcoming Class Start Dates:
Saturday, Aug 26th @12pm
Saturday, Oct 28th@12pm 

What we cover:

    • Name Recognition
    • Eye Contact
    • Targeting
    • Enrichment
    • Socialization
    • Mat Training
    • Body Handling
    • Puppy Pushups
    • Body Awareness
    • Bite Inhibition
    • Guarding Prevention
    • Fear Free Vet
    • Grooming Prep
    • Monitoring and Understanding Appropriate Play & more

The Basics! class is designed for dogs of ALL ages (no pre-requisites)!

We cover many basic manners and cues you might expect and more. We’ll set you up for success and give you all the skills needed to continue to on to Simply Shenanigans or The Basics-Refined next!


Sign Up Here for The Basics!

4 Weeks Long – 60min Classes
Price: $249 plus GST (*new clients receive 1 RC Pets treat pouch) 

Upcoming Class Start Dates: 

Saturday, Aug 26th @1:15pm
Saturday, Oct 28th @1:15pm

What we cover:

    • Eye Contact
    • Targeting
    • Mat Training
    • Enrichment
    • Leave It
    • Stay
    • Loose Leash Walking
    • Resource Guarding (what to look for and where to start)
    • Beginner Recall
    • Distractions on Walks + Beginner Loose Leash Walking
    • Polite Greetings with People & Dogs

Need some training that’s not JUST good for your dog, but good enough for the whole family?! This one’s for you! Click here for more info about this kiddo friendly option.

top 3 dog trainers in new west, 2020


Thank you for keeping Mindful Mutts in the top 3 for Three Best Rated, it is certainly an honour (every year so far including 2023!) Three Best Rated is a website that looks at reviews and other aspects of businesses online to help consumers choose within the top 3 best presenting companies in a specific category. 



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