This class is socialization focused. Pups get to interact with each other which builds appropriate social skills and confidence and the other attendees which will make trips to the vet and groomer and out in public better as adults. Activities include ball pit, texture challenge, tunnel & toy review. We also address issues like house breaking, nipping and jumping. This class is for pups between 12 and 24 weeks of age who have had the 1st 2 rounds of vaccines.
Class is 1/2 hour long, $10 pay-as-you-go.
This class will introduce the commands Sit, Down, Stand, Come, Quiet, Leave it, leash manners and Wait. Owners will learn what to do to get their dogs to listen to them, how exercise and nutrition effect dog behavior and how to eliminate unwanted behaviors like, jumping, pulling on leash, running away and grabbing items like the TV remote, shoes etc. This is the foundation for having a well mannered family member. First night is lecture dogs do not attend
Class is 1 hour, 6 weeks $120
This class covers the commands Place, Drop, Take it, and Loose leash walking and it develops the skills that were previously introduced with distance and distractions. Students must have completed Obedience 1 or have permission from the instructor.
This class is 1 hour 6 weeks $120
Clicker Tricks 1
This class teaches fun behaviors like play dead, take a bow, salute, sit pretty and high five. It also builds dog / owner bond, drains mental energy, teaches focus and builds confidence. It is ideal for high energy dogs, shy or timid dogs, dogs who have post injury or post surgery activity restrictions, dogs who will be doing therapy visitations or folks who are interested in fun new activities to do with their canine companion. Clickers will be provided. Dogs do not attend the first night.
This class is 1 hour, 6 weeks $120
Let your dog do what come naturally. Use their nose! It is great for active dogs who need to burn off energy. it is also good for older dogs or arthritic dogs who have mobility issues. It is perfect for shy or timid dogs too who need to build trust and confidence. Dogs will hunt for hidden food. The location of the hide will get increasingly challenging. They will transfer to finding non food scents and objects.
This class is 1 hour 4 weeks $80
This class is designed to help reactive dogs be calm and well behaved in public. Whether it is a dog who loses his mind when he sees another dog or a person and leaps and pulls and spins and jumps with excitement or the dog who snarls and lunges when he encounters other dogs or the the fearful dog who is frantic to get away when he encounters a stranger. This class will help them work through their issues and remain calm in the presence of the trigger. TBTE (Training Between the Ears) techniques are employed and participants must have had prior in home lessons using TBTE to attend this class. Class size will be restricted to 4 participants.
It is 1 hour for 4 weeks $65
Similar to agility, this class involves teaching dogs to get up onto platforms, climb, maneuver around objects, balance and crawl under things. It promotes health, proprioception (body awareness) balance, and better behavior through increased mental and physical activity, environmental enrichment and sense of accomplishment. Dogs must have completed Obedience 1 and 2 to participate.
In addition to the 1 hour 4 week class for $80, optional periodic field trips on Saturdays will be held for $10 fee.