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Agility 1

This class is an intro class where dogs learn to gain confidence on and master the obstacles in agility such as jumps, tunnels, chutes, tippy board, tire, weave poles, etc.  The equipment is adjustable to meet the needs of all, particularly in the learning/early stages when the equipment starts out “downscaled” so that learning/training is gradual and most of all SAFE.


Agility 2

Six weeks class for those who wish to continue building agility skills. More advanced jumps and introduction of jump sequences. Completion of Agility 1 is required.


AKC Canine Good Citizen

This class is created by the American Kennel Club. It is a 6 week program that is designed to teach dogs good manners at home and in the community. It stresses responsible pet ownership for owners and basic obedience for dogs. It is based on teaching 10 skills that every dog should know, including stranger acceptance, walking through crowds, basic commands, reaction to other dogs, noise distractions, and separation anxiety. All dogs who pass the 10-step CGC test at the end of the class receive a certificate AKC form. Dogs must be at least 1 year old.


Puppy Socialization

This 6 week class teaches puppy care and socialization. Topics covered will include, house breaking, crate training, separation anxiety, biting and chewing, recall, walking on a leash and proper socialization. All puppies will have a chance to play. Ages 8-16 weeks.


Basic Obedience 1

This 6 week class teaches basic obedience skills through the use of proper structure and verbal commands. Upon completion, your dog will sit, stay, down, come and leave it, as well as walk politely on a loose leash.   For dogs 16 weeks and older.


Basic Obedience 2

This 6 week program is designed for owners who have completed Basic Obedience 1 and wish to teach their dog advanced skills and manners. The course focuses on teaching the skills necessary to become off leash reliable by performing commands form a distance such as heal and down stay as well as reliable recall commands.


Basic Obedience 3

Who is walking who? Do you feel like your dog takes you for a walk?  Do you wish your dog reliably returned to your side, even during off leash activities?  If so, this is the class for you!  Come to our 6 week course and learn easy and effective methods for walking your dog, on or off leash.  With some patience and consistency you will be rewarded with a dog who walks beautifully by your side, or returns to your side on cue, making walks pleasurable for both of you! All ages are welcome.


All of the above classes are $120 for a 6 week course.

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