Class Descriptions

Puppy Kindergarten: 5-sessions for your new pup. We’ll help your pup begin to learn:

  • Respond to basic obedience cues
  • Play nicely with other pups
  • Walk attentively on a leash
  • Learn to be comfortable around other people & new things
  • And more!

Basic Manners: 5-sessions for your dog. We’ll help your friend learn/get better at a basic obedience overview, including:

  • Sit, stay, down
  • ​Paying attention to you
  • Walking attentively on a leash
  • Polite greetings
  • Coming when called
  • ​And more!​

Intermediate Manners: 5-sessions to take your dog to the next level in paying attention to you & obedience training? In this 5-session class we’ll cover the following to get a higher level of proficiency for your dog:

  • Enhanced stay
  • Polite meeting and greeting
  • More challenging & reliable coming when called
  • More challenging “leave it”
  • Take it
  • And more!

Canine Good Citizen: Want your dog to be a Canine Good Citizen?  This 5-session class can prepare your dog for the CGC test; we’ll work on all aspects of CGC to help you prepare for the exam.  An optional 6th session can be added for the exam.

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The Big 3: Work on the most challenging behaviors with your dog!  …for Runners, Pullers & Jumpers. This is a 4-session workshop to give you & your dogs the tools to:

  • Pay attention to you & walk more politely on leash
  • Come when called reliably​​
  • ​Greet politely

Trick Training: (Novice Tricks for CGC): 4 fun sessions (with an optional 5th session to test) which give you a great way to build a bond with your dog and give you some fun activities to do together.  This class will prepare you to test for the Novice Trick Title if you’d like to do so. 

Intermediate Trick Training: For those of you who have completed the AKC’s Novice Trick Dog Title and want to take it to the next level, this 5-session class is for you!  We’ll work on several of the tricks needed to get the Intermediate title in this fun, friendly, active class.  Fun for humans and dogs alike!

Dog Parkour: Looking for something fun to do with your dog?  In this 5-session class, you’ll learn some new handling skills and your dog will learn how to use items in your home & those you find in nature.  Dogs get introduced to the world of jumping, climbing, balancing over, crawling under, and going around different obstacles in their everyday world.

Reactive Rover 1: Does your dog react (bark, growl, lunge) to other dogs or people?  This 5-session class will help you with handling & troubleshooting skills and give your dog skills to help him stay focused on you.  Class is limited to 4 teams. Reactive Rover requires a separate registration form.

Reactive Rover 2: You & your dog have confidently worked through Reactive Rover I or an equivalent & are ready to add to your skills & successes.  In this 5-session class we’ll work on real-life exercises using your handling skills, and your dog’s attention, focus, and impulse control to take it to the next level. Reactive Rover requires a separate registration form.

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