Fernie Puppy School graduation, the Castle on 1st. Pictured above is Lussa the border collie/australian shepard. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press

Ten puppies receive diplomas

On June 20, ten puppies graduated from Fernie Puppy School.

On Wednesday, June 20, ten puppies graduated from Fernie Puppy School and received their puppy diplomas.

All graduates were under five months old.

Taught by Fernie’s Cathy Smith Clark, the puppies faced one final task of obedience training, which consisted of sitting, running through tunnels and jumping over a bar.

Throughout the past ten weeks, Smith-Clark had been teaching these puppies, as well as responsible dog ownership.

Barkside Pets, as well as the Fernie Meat Market, sponsored the graduation.

Fernie Puppy School classes take place in the spring and fall. For more info or questions about puppies call Cathy at 250-423-7257.


Copper the golden retriever. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press

Charlie the golden retriever. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press

Copper the golden retriever. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press

Clover the border collie. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press

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