Private Lessons

Private lessons are a great way to help you and your dog with specific cues and behaviors. This gives you valuable one-on-one time with the trainer working on a specific training plan for your dog. This option is perfect for owners who need flexibility when scheduling sessions. 

As well as teaching basic through advanced obedience, we can help with issues such as separation anxiety, resource guarding, reactivity, aggression, and fear based behavior.

(Contact us for pricing)

Group Lessons & Play Groups

 

Group lessons have between 5-10 dogs in a class

All dogs must be current on vaccinations

Dogs in class and play groups must be friendly/have no history of aggression towards dogs or people

Lessons are held at the same time and day every week

Outdoor classes will be subject to the weather

Group Class Start Dates and Times

The Basics - Friday November 15th @ 7PM (Trainer: Mary) THIS CLASS IS FULL

*This class will not be held on 11/29 (Black Friday). If the majority of the class will not be able to attend on 12/27 we will skip that week and our last class will be on 1/3/20*

The Basics - Saturday November 23rd @ 12PM (Trainer: Miranda)

More Manners - Tuesday December 3rd @ 6:30PM (Trainer: Lia)

*This class will be held on 12/3, 12/10, 12/17, 1/7, 1/14, and 1/21. There will not be class on 12/24 or 12/31 (Christmas Eve and New Years Eve)*

The Basics - Wednesday December 4th @ 6:30PM (Trainer: Mary)

*Class dates are 12/4, 12/11, 12/18, 1/8, 1/15, and 1/22. There will not be class on 12/25 or 1/1 (Christmas and New Years Day)*

Puppy Class - Wednesday December 4th @ 8PM (Trainer: Mary)

*Class dates are 12/4, 12/11, 12/18, 1/8, 1/15, and 1/22. There will not be class on 12/25 or 1/1 (Christmas and New Years Day)*

Canine Good Citizen and Trick Dog Test - Thursday December 19th @ 7PM

This test is open to the public!

Play Group Dates and Times

Over 20lbs - Mon. 11/11 @ 7PM, Mon. 11/25 @ 7PM, Mon. 12/9 @ 7PM, Mon. 12/23 @ 7PM

Under 20lbs - Sat. 11/16 @ 1:30PM, Sat. 11/30 @ 1:30PM, Sat. 12/14 @ 1:30PM, Sat. 12/28 @ 1:30PM

Puppy (16 weeks and under) - Sun. 11/10 @ 2PM, 11/24 @ 2PM, Sun. 12/8 @ 2PM, Sun. 12/22 @ 2PM

Please contact us if you would like to join a play group! 

 

Puppy Class

Puppy class is the most important class you will ever take and one of the best decisions you will make for your puppy! This class will focus on socialization, which is crucial for puppies under 4 months of age. You will learn how to perform basic husbandry skills with your puppy, as well as basic obedience cues. This class will also give your puppy the opportunity to socialize with other puppies close in age. Eligible puppies can take the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Test at the end of this class!

Puppies must be 16 weeks and under to join this class.

The first week of this class is an orientation WITHOUT your puppy. Puppies MUST have at least one set of vaccines given 10 days prior to the start of class.

Concerned about bringing your puppy out before vaccines are finished? Please read the Puppy Socialization Position Statement from the American Society of Animal Behavior.

6 weeks $175

The Basics

Learn how to develop a clear form of communication with your dog. In this class we will work on your dog focusing on you in public, as well as basic cues such as sit, down, stay, walking on a loose leash, and recall. Being in a group also allows us to help your dog learn to perform in front of other dogs and people.

The first week of this class is an orientation and we ask that you DO NOT bring your dogs.

6 weeks $175 

More Manners

Pre-requisite: The Basics

This class focuses on your dog learning to perform cues with more distraction and expanding your dog's skill set. In this class we will work on leash walking with distractions, wait at the door, recall with distractions, stay with distractions, duration, and distance (separately), go to place, and polite greetings. Your dog will also learn a fun trick!

6 weeks $175

Advanced Class

Pre-requisite: More Manners

Advanced class is for dogs who have made it through our Basics and More Manners classes and are ready for a more challenging environment. In this class we will work on your dog responding to you with moderate to high levels of distractions present. Cues we will work on with distractions include wait, stay, and recall. Your dog will also learn the ‘heel’ cue and work on a fun trick!

6 weeks $175

CGC Prep

This class will prepare you and your dog to take the AKC Canine Good Citizen Test. This test is a great first step in working towards a therapy dog certification and is sometimes helpful when looking to rent with a dog. The cost of the test is included in the class price and will be held on the 5th week of class. 

Learn more about the CGC Test here.

5 weeks $200 (Test Included)
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