Obedience Training

Obedience Training

CURRENT SCHEDULE AND PRICING

AKC Puppy Prep Class- 6 weeks

CURRENT SCHEDULE AND PRICING
dog sitting in leaves being trained to sitIn this class we want to begin to lay the foundation of a strong bond of friendship between you and your pooch. During this course we plan on helping your puppy learn the following:

  1. They will learn bite inhibition or gentle jaws;
  2. They will learn to enjoy being handled by many different people;
  3. They will learn to be interrupted to become calm; and to “Go Play” again as a reward;
  4. They will learn to respond to the owner’s voice;
  5. They will be encouraged to explore & investigate their environment;
  6. They will learn that training is based on positive reinforcement with frequent rewards of treats, praise, petting and play.
  7. They will be exposed to a variety of stimuli to enrich their experience;
  8. They will experience a strengthening of the human-canine bond.

Basic Obedience Group Class 6 weeks

CURRENT SCHEDULE AND PRICING
This class is a bonding experience with you and you pooch. In this class, you and your pooch will learn how to better communicate with one another.
In this class we will teach your pooch (and you):

  • Walking on Lead
  • Sit
  • Down
  • Stay
  • Come
  • Go To Bed or Place

The goal is to help you and your pooch get a better understanding of each other and create a stronger bond between you and your furry companion.

Intermediate Obedience Group Class 6 weeks

CURRENT SCHEDULE AND PRICING
In this class, you and your pooch will learn how to better communicate with one another. Over the course of this class We will refresh all the basic skills of heel, sit, down, stay and come.
In this class we will teach your pooch (and you):

  • A finish heel
  • Long distance down
  • Long distance sit
  • Long distance come
  • Every command taught in Sign Language and/or in any language of your choice
  • A Special Trick which is sure to impress both your friends and canine friends!

We will also be paving the way to teach your pooch (and you) what is required to pass the AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) test, which is covered in our advanced class

Advanced Obedience Group Class 6 weeks

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Advanced Level 1 – Canine Good Citizen (CGC) 6 weeks

CURRENT SCHEDULE AND PRICING
training a dog to socialize with a birdIn this class, you and your pooch will learn how to better communicate with one another.
In order to obtain the AKC CGC Certification Your Pooch (and you) will have to pass the following tests:

  • Accepting a friendly stranger
  • Sitting politely for petting
  • Walking on loose lead
  • Walking through a crowd
  • Sit and down on command
  • Staying in place, coming when called
  • Reaction to other dogs
  • Reaction to distraction
  • Supervised separation

Over the course of this class the trainer will refresh all the basic skills of heel, sit, down, stay and come and will help the handler give cues to their pooch to achieve success in the certification of the AKC Canine Good Citizen Certification.
*Testing Fees Apply

Advanced Level 2 – Therapy Dog International(TDI) 6 weeks

CURRENT SCHEDULE AND PRICING
In this class, you and your pooch will learn how to better communicate with one another as well as how to communicate with people in need of canine therapy.
In order to obtain the Therapy Dog Certification Your Pooch (and you) will have to pass the following tests:

    • Reception Desk Etiquette
    • Supervised Separation
    • Walking through a crowd
    • Sit and Stay in a Group
    • Down Stay in a Group
    • Recall from a Distance
    • Patient Visiting Etiquette
    • Food Refusal
    • Reaction to other dogs
    • Reaction to distractions
    • Reaction to Children
    • Doorway Etiqutte

Over the course of this class the trainer will refresh all the skills learned in the Advanced Level 1 – CGC course. The trainer will also help the handler give cues to their pooch to achieve success in the certification of the Therapy Dog International Test.
*Testing Fees Apply

**Please note: Training fees do not include the cost of daycare and/or boarding. Proof of vaccinations is required prior to training. A non-refundable 50% deposit is required for group classes. $5 off group classes for adopted dogs (proof of adoption is required). If you miss a group class, makeup classes are available for an additional fee of $25 for 30 min.