Class Descriptions

PUPPY KINDERGARTEN (9–20 WEEkS) $190 (click to pay online)

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 http://www.akc.org/starpuppy.

DOG SCHOOL (5 MONTHS & UP) $205(click to pay online)

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 (price varies depending on class length. Check with instructor.)

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 THE SHOW ON THE ROAD (5 MONTHS & UP) (price varies depending on class length. Check with instructor.)

(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.

AGILITY FOR FUN

You and your dog play and learn with closed and open tunnels, broad jump, bar jumps, tire jump,  weave poles and more! We practice ‘steering’ and control on the course, too. (This class does require prior training is not, however, a competition level class. Dog must be dog friendly.)