Group Obedience Classes
All of our group classes are 6 weeks in length and $160.
This course is designed for puppies 10 weeks of age through 4 months at the start date of the class.
Focus: The basic cues of look, sit, down, stay, come when called, hand targeting, take it, leave it, drop it and walking politely on a leash. Potty training, crate training, nipping, and jumping are discussed.
This course meets the requirements for the AKC S.T.A.R Puppy Program! It is the American Kennel Club's exciting new program designed to get dog owners and their puppies off to a good, responsible start.
This course is designed for dogs who are 4 months of age and up at the start date of the class.
Focus: The cues of sit, down, stay, come, take it, leave it, and drop it, with an emphasis on polite leash walking and dog to dog greetings on-leash. Adolescent chewing, barking, proper time outs, and dog park manners are discussed.
Focus: Introduces finish, stand, heel with directions, wait, back up and park it. Tricks such as “play dead” and “take a bow” are covered. Cue reliability and working with increasing distractions is discussed.
This course takes Intermediate I behaviors to the next level with more distance, duration, and distractions.
Focus: Heeling with speeds on and off leash, waiting politely, and park it are brought to the next level. Backup and nose targeting are introduced and tricks such as “spin” and “wave” are covered.
Canine Good Citizen Prep
Focus: The ten behaviors on the AKC Canine Good Citizen test: accepting a friendly stranger, sit politely for petting, appearance and grooming, out for a walk, walking through a crowd, sit and down on command and staying in place, coming when called, reaction to another dog, reaction to distraction, and supervised separation.
AKC Canine College
This course is a traveling course that will meet at a different location each week to reinforce advanced behaviors and socialization.
Focus: The ten behaviors from the Advanced Canine Good Citizen test. This course is strongly recommended for anyone who has an interest in becoming a therapy team.
Let’s have some fun!
Focus: This course is designed to safely introduce your dog to agility obstacles while boosting their confidence and ability to work off leash. Something new and exciting every week! Our agility yard has tunnels, jumps, weave poles, chutes, a dog walk, “A” frame, various tires, balance board, pause box, and a seesaw.
This course is designed for dogs of all ages and includes basic and intermediate behaviors to strengthen the relationship between human and dog and create a peaceful home.
Focus: Your dog’s skill level will be assessed and each cue that they may already know will be brought to the next level. Be prepared to work on walking skills, attention span, working with distractions and calming behaviors.
In the past this course has included everything from puppies learning to lay down for the first time on cue to advanced dogs learning to lay down from 20’ away with a variety of obstacles between dog and handler.
This course is designed for dogs of all ages who bark and lunge at the end of the leash and are unable to partake in other group classes and social settings. It is a must for anyone who feels that their dog is unmanageable at the end of the leash. The first class is a seminar without the dogs.
Focus: Emphasizing safety, communication, and teamwork, this two trainer course starts with trigger identification. It includes various management techniques, confidence building exercises, redirecting activities and learning how to read your dogs body language.
Please contact us with any questions or to be added to the wait list if the class is marked full.