Classes

Manners 1

A well-mannered family dog is priceless. Manners 1 - Beginner, is ideal for dogs that have attended our PuppyGarten, dogs that want to learn new manners or refresh their skills. The class is a wonderful preparation to work towards the Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Test.

*This is not an appropriate class for dogs that have a hard time being in the same room as other people or dogs.  All participants must be people and dog friendly.  Please consider our Reactive Dog class or Private training if you need help with behavior modification.

Behaviors we will cover:

Bring to class:

  • Lots of small, moist treats your dog loves.

  • Favorite toy and food filled toy such as Kong.

  • Mat (such as a bathmat).

  • Flat collar, martingale or  harness. (no prong, choke or e-collars allowed)

  • 6ft leash (no retractable)

Vaccination requirements:

Proof of one DHPP vaccine 

There are no make-up classes.

For dogs 5 months or older

Class Duration/Cost:

5 weeks/50 minute classes

$250

Dates and Times:

MONDAY, OCTOBER 10 - NOVEMBER 7: 6pm

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11 - NOVEMBER 8: 5pm

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13 - NOVEMBER 10: 5pm

  • Starts Oct 11

    250 US dollars

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  • Starts Oct 13

    250 US dollars

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  • Starts Oct 10

    250 US dollars

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Manners 2

For graduates of the Manners 1 Class - Intermediate, this class continues foundation skills and introduces tricks.

The last class offers the AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) testing.

 

Prerequisites: Manners 1 - Beginning class, previous group training experience or approval of trainer

*This is not an appropriate class for dogs that have a hard time being in the same room as other people or dogs.  All participants must be people and dog friendly.  Please consider our Reactive Dog class or Private training if you need help with behavior modification.

 

Behaviors we will cover:

  • impulse control behaviors such as sit stay and down stay

  • focusing on handler/owner and ignoring distractions

  • sitting politely for petting

  • loose leash walking through a crowd

  • recalls with more distractions

  • greeting a stranger

  • greeting another dog politely

  • supervised separation

  • reviewing CGC test requirements

  • tricks

 

Bring to class:

  • Lots of small, moist treats your dog loves.

  • Favorite toy and food filled toy such as Kong.

  • Mat (such as a bathmat).

  • Flat collar, martingale or  harness. (no prong, choke or e-collars allowed)

  • 6ft leash (no retractable)

Vaccination requirements:

Proof of one DHPP vaccine 

There are no make-up classes.

For dogs 16 weeks or older

Class Duration/Cost:

5 weeks/50 minute classes

$250

Dates and Times:

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11 - NOVEMBER 8: 6pm

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13 - NOVEMBER 10: 6pm