PUPPY KINDERGARTEN (9–20 WEEkS)
Gentle, positive training and socialization are vital for all puppies. Topics include: house manners (house-training, play biting, etc.); temperament training (anti- aggression, handling and socialization); and command training (leash walking, sit, down, stand, stay, come, off, shake and rollover). Puppy Kindergarten participants have the opportunity to become “STAR” puppies via the AKC STAR Puppy program – visit www.akc.org/starpuppy.
DOG SCHOOL (5 MONTHS & UP)
Gentle, effective, positive reinforcement training is ideal for any dog, big or small. Learn behaviors and skills for real life: attention, loose leash, walking, sit, down, stay, come, go-to- place, leave it; plus learn tricks and problem/solving prevention.
CANINE GOOD CITIZEN
In this class we practice the skills necessary for you and your dog to earn the AKC’s Canine Good Citizen Title, often used as a screening test before Therapy Dog work. Your Graduation Class will be the official AKC test.
TAkING IT ON THE ROAD (5 MONTHS & UP)
(5 months & Up) Do not bring your dog to the first class! Taking our show on the road! This class meets at different, predetermined locations each week (downtown, the beach, the park and restaurants). We will work on attention, walking on a loose leash, come, leave it, stays with lots of distraction, dog greetings, etc. All dogs must be dog-friendly, and have had some previous training. Limited to 5 dogs.