Dog Training in Guelph

From puppy problem solving to biting the mail man, from manners for daily living to serious aggression, Scratch and Sniff Canine Services has a service to meet your needs.

Where to Start:

  1. Find out which class is right for you
  2. Come to a Free Orientation Session
  3. See what past students have to say about our programs
  4. Click here to purchase your program

What sets us apart?

Small Group Class Size

The personalized attention you want in a group class environment. Puppy classes are limited to 5 puppies and adult dog classes are limited to 4 dogs.

FREE Orientation and Info Session

Meet your trainer, see the facility and learn about our methods – all completely free – before you commit to a program.

Certification and Education of your Trainer

Being “self-taught” doesn’t fly in any other profession, so why should it be a point of pride in your dog trainer? 

Emily Fisher invests heavily in education and certification in order to provide you and your dog with the best possible training services. Emily is a Certified Dog Behaviour Consultant through the IAABC, and also a Certified Professional Dog Trainer – Knowledge Assessed through the CCPDT.

Flexible Group Class Schedule

Mix and match your class days for the ultimate in program flexibility. Begin class any time after your Orientation, don’t wait to start training!

In-Home or In-School Private Sessions

Private sessions and behaviour consults offer qualified, one-on-one instruction for a range of issues, including obedience and manners (such as coming when called, jumping up, pulling on leash, etc), puppy problem solving, aggression or reactivity toward dogs and people, guarding (protecting) resources such as food, bowls, toys, or other objects, separation anxiety, fear and related behaviours, and much more.

Puppy Class Safety

The health and behavioural safety of your puppy a top priority in our Puppy Socialization Classes. Take a look at our safety measures.

Effective, Force-Free Training Methods

Positive reinforcement and clicker training can be personalized for any dog – whether teaching manners or solving serious behaviour problems. You will learn the “why” as well as the “how” when it comes to training your dog, so you can meet your training goals.

Resources and Follow-up

Whether in group or private training, you’ll receive ample follow-up to refer to when you go home. Group programs come complete with a training manual, and if we’re working one-on-one you’ll also receive personalized notes to keep your training on track.


Find joy in teaching and learning through effective, modern, and force-free training techniques. A wide selection of specialty classes will be sure to pique your interest!

Scratch and Sniff Canine Services
37 Chapel Lane Guelph
Dog training, obedience classes and behaviour modification in Guelph, Ontario