Our Classes

Class dates and times

Puppy Kindergarten (8 – 20 weeks) ($100)
Belchertown:  Thursday, 7/26 – 6:15 pm

Belchertown: 
Thursday, 9/27 – 6:15 pm

Springfield: ($110) Check back for dates and times

Basic Manners for Adult Dogs ($100)
Belchertown:  Thursday, 7/26 – 7:30 pm
Belchertown: 
Thursday, 9/27 – 7:30 pm

Springfield: $110 Check back for dates and times

Intermediate Manners for Adult Dogs ($100)
Belchertown: Saturday, 6/16, at 11:45 am

Springfield:  ($115)  Check back for dates and times

Reactive Rover: ($199)
Belchertown: Saturday, 6/16, at 9:00 am Belchertown: Saturday, 10/6, at 9:00 am 
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.  Watch a Reactive Rover class video

Reactive Rover II ($199)
Belchertown:
 Saturday, 10/6, at 10:30 am

You & your dog have confidently worked through Reactive Rover I or an equivalent & are ready to add to your skills & successes.  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.

To register online for  Reactive Rover Classes in Belchertown, please click on the button below.

Online Reactive Dog Registration

To print and fill out a paper copy of the Reactive Dog Registration Form, please click on the button below.

Paper Copy Reactive Dog Registration

Pre-registration is required.  We’ll hold a place for you after receiving your registration form & full payment.  You’ll receive an email confirmation upon receipt.

Unless otherwise stated, classes require a minimum of 4 dogs to run.

Your friendly dog must be healthy & up-to-date on vaccinations to participate in class.

Registration forms are included below.

Trick Training: (4 weeks) $115
Belchertown: 
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A great way to build a bond with your dog and give you some fun activities to do together.

Intermediate Trick Training: ($115 )
Belchertown: 
Thursday, 10/6 – 12:00 pm
For those of you who have completed the AKC’s Novice Trick Dog Title and want to take it to the next level, this 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!

Canine Good Citizen (CGC): ($110)
Belchertown: Wednesday, 6/13 – 7:30 pm

Springfield:
Check back for dates and time
Want your dog to be a Canine Good Citizen?  This class can prepare your dog for the CGC test; we’ll work on all aspects of CGC to help you prepare for the exam.  Class is 5 sessions; an optional 6th session can be added for the exam.

The Big 3 Workshop:  ($65)
Belchertown: Saturday, 7/28 – 10:30 am 

Springfield:
Coming soon
Polite leash walking, No jumping, and coming when called. 

Dog Parkour!  ($100)
Belchertown: Saturday, 7/28, 9 am
Looking for something fun to do with your dog?  In this 4-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.


REGISTER:

Springfield
classes
are held at Dakin Humane Society on Union Street in Springfield. Click here to register for Dakin, Springfield classes.

Belchertown classes are held at PanaRico Farm DayCare at 291 State Street in Belchertown.

To register online for  Group Classes in Belchertown, please click on the button below.

Online Group Class Registration

To print and fill out a paper copy of the Belchertown Group Training Class Registration Form, please click on the button below.

Paper Copy Group Registration
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What we do


Puppy Kindergarten: Five lessons 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!