Celebrating 10 years 2007-2017!

 

To our valued TLC clients,

It is with heavy hearts that we announce that as of April 1, 2020, TLC is required to CLOSE as we are a NON- ESSENTIAL service.

Under the Orders under section 67 of The Public Health Act, https://manitoba.ca/…/pro…/2019_2020/orders-soe-03302020.pdf, “Doggie daycare. Group dog training classes. Private one on one training. Grooming” are not listed in the Schedule and therefore not a critical service.

We are able to re-open Wednesday April 15 for all services including daycare, grooming and training classes. Stay tuned to our website, and TLC Facebook page for additional updates.

Thank you to our amazing clients, for your continued support both emotionally and financially, during such as difficult time. Your kindness, generosity, and words of hope provide such as sense of calm during a chaotic time.

We will be back, stronger than ever! We have many more dogs to snuggle during nap time, more dogs requiring training, socialization and exposure, play time with furiends, and dog grooming through our many days to come.

Stay healthy and safe!

Christie Golebiowski - Business Owner

 

Winnipeg Dog Training School and Canine Education Center

Training Loyal Companions is a positive reinforcement family orientated dog training school located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. We provide quality dog training and behaviour modification training to the Winnipeg area.

 

Winnipeg Doggie Daycare

Training Loyal Companions offers doggie day care in the Winnipeg, Manitoba area. Our doggie daycare provides a safe a friendly environment for dogs to play and make doggie friends. Together we work on creating a well balanced dog through exposure and socialization. 

 

Our Dog Training Mission Statement

To provide exceptional dog training, in a dog friendly clean environment. With professional supervision, Training Loyal Companions will detect and help eliminate behavior problems in your canine. Providing informational skills on communication and socialization will result in a confident, intelligent, well balanced happy dog. We train your dog based on connection, mutual trust and respect creating an unbreakable bond with your best friend.

 

Our Doggie Day Care Mission Statement

To provide your dog with a well supervised atmosphere to run, sniff and play with other dogs. To help them learn to speak dog, socialize with good social behavior friends, teach bite inhibition, exercise them mentally and physically. 

 

Our Grooming Mission Statement

To use kind gentle methods for bathing and grooming, all the while building our relationship and connecting with your dog. We truly believe in quality over quantity, creating a stress free grooming experience. 

 

"Creating communication between dogs and humans, one paw at a time."

 

Brook Lynn August 28, 2006 - February 19, 2019

Brook. Brookie. Bookers. Book Wyn. Book. Crazy Toes.

In November 2006, a quick day drive to Grand Forks, it was then I became a puppy owner for my first time. Does this fluff ball belong to you she asked. Yes that’s mine. I took her out of her kennel, felt her paws wrap around me tight, this is how we met. This is how our adventure began.

From The Forks, to St Vital Park, from City Life to Country life. We traveled together. Day after day. We stood strong together. Brook was easy to love, she made many friends along the way, captured the hearts of everyone she met. She truly was just the best.

Through our years together we also dabbled in agility and competitive obedience, Brook quickly told me she was happiest as a companion dog. And that she truly was.

She loved chasing the water stream from the hose, keeping the fire sparks in line and chillin in her dog house, of which was only shareable on rainy days. Day after day, we stood strong together. Year after year, she stood by my side.

Brook Lynn. From the bottom of my heart, I cannot thank you enough. For everything you taught me along the way. For every time you were there for me when I was in pain. It truly was my honour to know such an amazing dog.

In the words of Haleh on Abby Lockhart’s last ER shift. We are going to miss you so damn much.

COVID19 UPDATES

March 14, 2020

Our training, doggie daycare and grooming facility has always been committed to upholding the highest standards of sanitation and cleanliness. These efforts have further been increased, doing our part to help decrease the risk of spreading the COVID 19 virus:

All surfaces in both reception, grooming and play areas are thoroughly disinfected continuously throughout the day with veterinary grade anti-viral and anti-bacterial cleaners.

At this time WHO, and Veterinarians assure us that COVID-19 is not transmittable between dogs and humans.

We have hand sanitizer on the front desk for employee and client use, as well as a sink and full supply of hand washing soap in our washrooms.

The COVID 19 virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person:

  • Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet).
  • Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.

During this time while using our services, we encourage our clientele to:

  • Stay home if you are sick or unwell.
  • Cover coughs and sneezes: Cover your mouth and nosewith a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow. Throw used tissues in the trash. Immediately wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not readily available, clean your hands with a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
  • Encourage your dog being dropped to the doggie daycare or grooming, to be as quickly as possible.
  • Minimize the attendees to our group dog training classes to one handler/owner/human per dog. We advise all children, elderly and immune compromised clients to stay home. If you are unable to attend a training class, emailed handouts are available with training videos. Graduation certificate will still be provided. We encourage you to email/text us any training videos from home for additional feed back and guidance. 

In addition, phone consults are available day, evening and weekends - for any dog related behavior and training questions.     

Your daycare attendants, dog trainers and groomers will make the necessary adjustments such as: 

  • Staying home if sick or unwell.
  • Keeping a safe distance from our clients.
  • Keeping our hands clean.

At this time TLC will continue to remain open during this World Wide crisis. We recognize our clients and their canine companions still need our services during this difficult time. As a small business, we rely on daycare, training, and grooming for our livelihood. We passionately request that you utilize our daycare, training and grooming services as much as possible to support our business during this time.

Daycare is an excellent way to keep your dog safe and happy while you work from home, manage your childcare needs, and provide an enriching life for your dog through these next few weeks.

TLC is fully stocked on dog treats for Kong stuffing and training, Whimzees and Bull Sticks for chewing needs, Nina Ottosson Interactive Puzzle Toys to keep your dog using their brain, when needed for quiet time.

We encourage you to keep your dogs routine the same as much as possible, as change in routines create some unneeded stress for your dog with some un wanted behaviors.

We need you to continue to utilize our services. Your continued support will allow us to stay financially solvent and sustainable through this crisis. Utilizing TLC's services ensures we can continue to care for your dogs, our dedicated team of educated and hardworking employees, and their families for many years to come.

Please feel free to comment, message, email, or call us with any questions you have for us about this situation or our services.

Our support systems remains open at this time. We can be reached by phone/text or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and 204-794-5456.

You and your dogs are cherished members of the Training Loyal Companions family.

From the bottom of our hearts, we THANK YOU for your continued support.

Christie Golebiowski - Business Owner

 

March 20, 2020

Dear Valued TLC Clients,

As the hours and days progress, we have been carefully monitoring the COVID 19 pandemic as well as the guidance from the health authorities.

Due to the latest updates, we feel its necessary to make the following adjustments:

We kindly request that you not come to the TLC if you have traveled internationally within the past 14 days. If you are unwell or experiencing symptoms such as: cough, fever or any upper respiratory symptoms.

We kindly request an increased social distance when possible, from your daycare attendants during drop off, pick up and payments.

During this time TLC will HOLD on report cards until further notice, to minimize contact to contact items such as paper and our TLC baskets.

TLC kindly requests clients spend as little time as possible dropping their dogs off for daycare.

TLC requests when dropping your dogs off, clients take their leashes, harnesses and any unneeded canine equipment with them, and return with their own equipment for pick up. TLC will use our own leashes, if needed to guide dogs to the play area when needed. If required, we are happy to lend our leashes for use to your car.

TLC would like to minimize using cash and checks as payments for services at this time. We kindly request payment by debit or eTransfer during this time.

TLC will not be offering harness fittings until further notice, to help decrease the time of human to human time spent together.

In an effort to support social distancing, we will be minimizing traffic in our current group dog training classes. Dogs should be accompanied by ONE human only.

TLC will be cancelling our up coming OFF LEASH PLAY TIME scheduled for SUNDAY MARCH 19 AND 26. We will see you again in the fall for the next off leash play time fun.

TLC will be cancelling daycare on SATURDAY MARCH 28. As the weather starts to turn, TLC will restart Saturday doggie daycare in September.

TLC continues offering training videos, handouts and other reputable resources for dog training classes, and behavior training at home.

Doggie daycare, imprint training and grooming services will operate as usual – until further notice.

Stay strong. Stay healthy.

Christie Golebiowksi – Business Owner

 

March 22, 2020 

What a week it has been. I don't think anyone could have imagined the changes in the world that have happened in such a very short period of time. We are all feeling the heavy stress, exhausted, overwhelmed, trying to figure out how to operate, during this world wide pandemic.

It’s these experiences that bring us together, as we unite to help one another. During this time of uncertainty, I continue to think of fellow friends, family and others in the industry with their businesses, how each one of you is doing through this time.

Today is a time of unification, not division. A time of support, not shaming. A time to reach out to one another, to check in on each other. A time to be strong together, and shed tears together. During these times of uncertainty, together we need each other, to bring bravery through the unknown times ahead.

A huge shout out to my AMAZING employees who have shown strength and unification, to each other, and myself. With their amazing willingness to continue working hard through the day with extra cleaning and sanitizing, I could not do this without you. Their hard work and dedication is admirable, never over looked and always extremely appreciated beyond words.

A huge THANK YOU to our amazing thoughtful clients, with their constant words of encouragement, and for checking in with us to see how we are REALLY doing. Your compassion and true care touches my heart, and is truly appreciated during this time of hardship.

To all our clients who cannot attend daycare during this time with their dogs due to job loss, self quarantine or other reasons – WE STAND WITH YOU. We understand how painful this situation is for everyone. We thank you for your support through the years, we will see you when it is safe for you to return.

A HUGE shout out to my husband, for standing with me through the insanity, for your calm voice of reason. The support with TLC through the years is nothing less than amazing, I am one lucky girl, to have you in my corner.
As we continue to adjust through the continued changes in the hours, days and weeks ahead, we will continue to adjust and modify to do our part in flattening the curve.

Together we stand UNITED. Together we are cheering YOU on. We are stronger, when we stand TOGETHER.

Stay healthy!

Christie Golebiowski – Business Owner