Big Stick Dog Training

What we teach sticks!

Positive Reinforcement for People and Puppies

Because you and your dog deserve it!

Proactive, Preventative and Positive Dog Training

Obedience, socialization, recall, party tricks, and confidence building

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Dog Training That is Dog Friendly

  • Solve your training problems
  • Modern training techniques like errorless learning
  • Learn when and how to advocate for your dog
  • Help your dog become a well-behaved family member
  • Improve your relationship
  • We use clickers and science to train your dog!

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Rally Obedience

Compete with your dog

Have you ever dreamed of competing in a sport with your dog but dont know where to start?

Check out CARO, the Canadian Association of Rally Obedience, where dogs of any breed or mixed breed are encouraged to join in the fun!

Lily Jackson

Lily Jackson


In 2022, Lily pursued her passion and founded Big Stick Dog Training. She helps clients build and maintain strong relationships with their dogs while accomplishing training goals effectively and efficiently.

Lily strives to teach dogs and handlers engagement, connection and clear communication so they can be successful in life and sports. Lily offers Rally Obedience classes and private lessons at Nova Dogsport, and mobile dog training services where she comes to you.

Lily is passionate about Rally Obedience. In 2023, she is organizing the return of Canadian Association of Rally Obedience (CARO) trials to Nova Scotia so that more people and dogs can play in RallyO. She looks forward to hosting CARO trials and fun matches in Nova Scotia, teaching Rally classes, and becoming a CARO Judge.