This class is designed to start puppies out on the right paw by teaching them that obedience is fun! We will concentrate on socialization, introducing basic obedience commands, and discuss any problem behaviors often seen in puppies and adolescent dogs. This class uses positive reinforement methods and is ideal for puppies ages eight weeks to four months old.
Adult Basic Obedience
This is the "boot camp" of training classes. We work primarily on perfcting the basic five commands of obedience: heel, sit, stay, down and come. The philosophy behind this class is teaching you not only what to do when training your dog, but also why we do it. We concentrate on leadership, body language and how to effectively communicate with your dog.
This 5 week course combines intermediate/advanced obedience commands with a Canine Good Citizen preparation course. We will learn stand stay, front, finish come with a sit, as well as other commands that will be on the test. during the fifth week of class we will perform the Canine Good Citizen Test. This is also a great class to prepare for Rally, Agility and other advanced classes.
This is a summer only course that will teach you how to safely navigate obstacles of the agility ring while burning some energy and having fun at the same time!
This summer only course teaches the skills necessary for competitive rally obedience. The bond between dog and handler is strengthened through the mastery of advanced commands and learning how to run a rally course. Prerequisite commands are: heel, sit, stay, lay down, and come.