PUPPY & ADULT MANNERS: 1 hour per week for 6 consecutive weeks $149
Pups 10-20 weeks old have fun with positive reinforcement! Goals for this class are Socialization, Self Control & Focus. Intro to sits/downs/recall/walking on leash/no jumping. MUST be current on age-appropriate vaccines and have a negative fecal test before registration!
Puppy Adolescent Manners
Pups 5 months to 12 months of age with no formal training. Start your older puppy off with skills to combat canine teenage challenges. Learn basic skills and work on problem behaviors.
Dogs over 1 year of age with no formal training. Basic skills such as self-control, attention, loose-leash walking, sit/stay, down/stay and recall.
Graduates of Puppy Manners, Puppy Adolescent Manners or Adult Manners will be introduced to more complex behaviors that build upon prior learning.
Graduates of Beginning Obedience. Become a Canine Good Citizen! Polish skills and build confidence for better behavior at home and in public. The CGC test ll be given the last day of class.
Graduates of Intermediate Obedience. Learn more advanced behaviors.
Graduates of Intermediate Obedience or Advanced Obedience.. Learn skills to pass the AKC Community Canine. Polish skills and build confidence for better behavior at home and in public. Some classes will be outdoors or in a nearby public place.
PERFORMANCE OBEDIENCE: 1 hour/week for 6 consecutive weeks $139
Learn and perfect more advanced skills needed for AKC, CKC, UKC novice/open and/or utility. Whether your goal is competing or just for fun this class will provide upper-level instruction. Advanced heeling skills, attention work as well as footwork, handling skills and rally techniques as they relate to obedience. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
SPECIALTY CLASSES: Most classes meet for 1 hour/week for 6 weeks
Intro to Rally
Rally is a sport in which handler & dog teams navigate a course of stations, each requiring a specific skill. Unlimited communication between dog and handler is allowed, and the emphasis is upon FUN! Dogs must have Instructor permission and have reliable sit, down, and loose-leash walking.
Interested in learning rally and agility skills while practicing basic obedience? Join this new class that introduces the use of Rally stations for a variety of skills. Prerequisite: Beginning Obedience or Instructor Permission
Experiences include, but are not limited to:
*Sit, down, walk on loose leash
*Turns, circles, loops
*Tunnels, jumps, table
Dogs must have Instructor permission and have attended Intro to Rally class. Learn Intermediate and Advanced skills including off-lease work and jumping.
Intro to Scent Work
This class will introduce handler and dog teams to the sport of nose work and scent work. Let your dog be a dog and follow his nose! Dogs should have basic obedience skills.
This new AKC sport teaches your dog to retrieve a bumper or toy from a distance, while ignoring distractions. Lots of fun and activity for you and your dog.
Triple Tricks - Intro to Tricks Training
Join us and learn three tricks a week! A fun and unique way to work with your dog. Those who are interested can be assessed the last week for the AKC Novice Trick Dog title.
If your dog is overly stimulated by the presence of other dogs, Composed Canine may be the right class for you. This 4-5 students class will teach skills for dealing with overly excited dogs in a group setting. Students must be able to control their pet on leash and dogs cannot have a bite history. Dogs will be introduced to a head halter, which is included in the class fee. Equipment exceptions for specific breeds will be made. Limited spaces available.
Fill out this Composed Canine Application prior to registration for the Composed Canine Class- you must be approved for the class. We will need 5-7 business days to review and approve your application.
AGILITY: Most classes meet for 1 hour/week for 6 weeks $139
Intro to Agility
Dogs must be 9 months of age or older and be able to sit/down, stay and recall off-leash with other dogs nearby. Learn flatwork and low-level equipment. Most students stay at this level for 2-6 sessions. Prerequisite: Evaluation & Instructor Permission.
Build strong foundation skills including safe and reliable contact performance (2 on, 2 off and running), weaves (2x2 method), turning and side changes (FC, RC, BC), correct cues, sequence recognition and basic handling using mini courses. Prerequisite: Instructor Permission
Practice flatwork, crosses and sequences on full-height AKC regulation obstacles. Run increasingly complicated sequences. Analyze courses for competition or fun. Prerequisite: Instructor Permission
We will continue to work on contact and jumping skills via specific drills. Introduction to distance work and refinement of cues while on the move. Analyze & practice increasingly complicated sequences for competition or just for fun. Prerequisite: Instructor Permission
Prerequisite -Instructor Permission. Email to be evaluated.
THERAPY DOG - Bright & Beautiful OR Therapy Dogs Intl.
Therapy Dog Workshop
We will review and define expectations for working as a therapy team. Dogs should already have the obedience skills needed for therapy dog work. Prerequisite - completion of our Community Canine Certification or equivalent level of training.
Therapy Dog Certification
We will administer a Therapy Dog Test to dogs 1 year of age and above. Registration required.