New applications are not being accepted at this time, as we are making some changes to the course in order to coach dog owners more effectively. Please check back soon. 

Please fill out the following form to apply for our on-line Cooperative Nail Care course.

Once your application has been reviewed and accepted we will contact you with payment instructions.

Course Outline

Sheena Neil, Jenn Hauta,Jodi Thibeault

 Course Length: 4 weeks Course

Format: Closed Facebook Group


  • Dog who is uncomfortable with foot handling and nail care
  • Dog with NO previous history of biting or attempting to bite
  • Desire to change your dog’s association to nail care

Homework Requirements: 

  • Minimum 1 video per week
  • Videos should be no more than 2 minutes in length

Technical Requirements:

Ability to record videos of you working with your dog

Ability to upload videos to Facebook or YouTube

Cooperative Nail Care - 4 Weeks

$ 65.00 CAD

Teach your dog to accept nail care without the use of force or restraint.

Students will learn the ins and outs of counter-conditioning and desensatization, how to introduce new tools, and how to work with their dog as a team.

This is a foundation course to get you and your dog started on stress-free nail trims, every dog and owner team will make progress at different rates. There is no guarantee that you will be able to successfully trim nails at the end of the 4 weeks.