Obedience Classes

Dog Obedience Classes, Family Dog/Manners Classes, and Kindergarten Puppy Classes

Next session begins on October 12, 2020

Registration is now open and will close on Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Classes Meet Once a Week for Four(4) Weeks

$150 for a Four Week Class

Class sizes are limited
Minimum of Four(4) Dogs Enrolled for a Class to be Held

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All classes are taught using positive reinforcement methods. No retractable leashes, choke collars, pinch collars or shock collars will be allowed. Please bring an abundance of very high-value treats for the classes.

All dogs must be friendly with other dogs and humans to attend class.

Private lessons are $55 per half-hour time slot for all types of training including Agility, Basic and Family Manners, Puppy Training, and Advanced Beginner Obedience skills and behavior modification.  Use this link to schedule private lessons with Joan.

Instructor:  Joan Meyer

Obedience, Family Dog, Dog Manners, and Kindergarten Puppy Class Schedule

Please note:  Class fees must be received to secure your spot in the class. No refunds will be made unless a written request is received one week prior to the close of registration (September 30, 2020)

Is the class you want full?  Please fill out this form to be added to the waitlist.

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Dog Obedience, Basic & Family Manners, Dog Tricks, Rally Obedience, Kindergarten Puppy Class Descriptions:

Puppy Kindergarten Class – Puppies 8 – 16 weeks old.

This class is designed for the new puppy that has joined your family. We will discuss how to manage common behaviors such as leash breaking, puppy play biting, grooming, jumping up along with basic obedience commands such as sit, down, stand, stay, working with distractions, and loose leash walking. We will help teach impulse control including not running out of open doors and waiting for food. Everything to make your newest furry friend, a well-behaved family member. Please bring all of your puppy questions.

Family Dog -  Basic and Family Manners– Ages 4 months and up.

This class is designed for the older puppy and for adult dogs. We will discuss how to manage common problem behaviors such as dogs jumping on people and barking along with basic obedience commands such as sit, down, stand, stay, working with distractions, and loose leash walking. We will help you with canine impulse control including not running out of open doors and waiting for food. Everything to make your 4-legged friend a well-behaved family member.

Advanced Beginner Dog Obedience – Prerequisite: Completion of Basic Manners or Puppy Kindergarten.

Building on the basic manners class, this class will continue working on skills learned such as walking on a loose leash, sit and stay, down and stay and coming when called. We will be adding duration, distance, and bigger distractions, to this reality training class. At the end of the session, we will test for the AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC).