Perfect Puppy, Awesome Adolescence and Adult
Have a new puppy or dog? Have a dog that has stopped listening to you? Attend an orientation and join these classes at your convenience. Teach your dog to walk nicely on a leash, come when called, drop that sock, use her nose in a productive manner and much more.
These classes are designed for pups and dogs of all ages who have never been to class or need a brush up. When you attend an Orientation, you will receive a punch card, so you will be able to make up any missed class. Classes are taught using positive motivational techniques including markers (clickers or a word) and food/ treats.
A class specially designed for young puppies – 8 weeks to 16 weeks of age. learn. Different exercises, each week, will introduce your pup to new activities, sights, sounds and smells that will help build their confidence. These new experiences will help build build trust and a loving bond between you and your new family member. Positive training methods will be used that will help your pup learn to enjoy training and develop and eagerness to learn and please. This class is one that your puppy should not miss!!
A basic home manners class for pups and dogs five months and up who have never been to class before, need a refresher or a new perspective on training. Basic behaviors: Sit, down, come, leave it, loose leash walking and more will be taught in this class. Positive training methods will be used which will build trust and a desire to please between you and your dog.
Beyond Puppy – Fun, Fundamentals, Foundation I
For dogs and older puppies who need a few more foundation skills or need foundation skills tweaked, basic manners enhanced learn to make training fun for you and your dog for a better relationship. You will also learn basic obedience /rally positions and behaviors. Emphasis on making training fun for you and your dog.
Fun,Fundamentals, Foundation II
Basics for obedience, rally, rally free and freestyle are taught including attention, pivoting, front and heel positions as well as fun tricks to keep training fun while also providing aid to the dog in building precision, moving rear end and more. Each dog/handler team will be given challenges for their particular level and goals, Emphasis in training basics & precision fun for you and your dog
Rally is an enjoyable and exciting way to promote a positive relationship between dog and handler while teaching fun little obedience behaviors. A rally course consists of signs telling which behavior is to be performed. A course is set-up and the dog/handler team go from sign to sign, performing a different behavior at each sign. Signs may say: “Sit” “Down” “Circle Right” “Stand, Sit, Down” “Call Front, Finish Left” Etc.
Rally is more relaxed than formal obedience training and allows you to show off your versatility and teamwork. Rally emphasizes fun and excitement for the dog/handler team. The focus is on teamwork, communication and fun rather than precision. Prerequisite: Puppy class. Knowledge of positive motivational training and use of a marker is helpful.
Combine rally obedience and musical freestyle and what do you get? Rally FrEe. Rally FrEe (pronounced “free”) is a competitive sport like rally obedience. It adds in novel behaviors that are often considered tricks, such as leg weaves, spins and bows. If you are already competing in rally and want to add some new and novel behaviors to your dog’s repertoire Rally FrEe will provide that extra challenge. Or, if you just want to teach your dog some new, fun tricks while learning rally, join this class!
Prerequisite: Puppy class. Knowledge of positive motivational training and use of a marker is helpful.
NO CHOKE CHAINS, PINCH COLLARS, HEAD HALTERS OR SHOCK COLLARS ARE ALLOWED IN BUILDING