Come When Called
A reliable recall is essential for your dog’s safety and well-being. This three-week group course focuses specifically on building a really reliable recall in a way that is enjoyable for both dogs and their owners! This valuable course covers the basics of teaching “come” as well as a recall cue that can be used in emergency situations. This class also highlights ways to enhance and strengthen or repair the relationship between a dog and its owner. All participating dogs need to be tolerant around people and other dogs.
Length: (4) 1-hour lessons
Beginning Monday 4/22/2019 @ 4:30 PM
Great Greetings is a class is designed to teach dogs and their people how to handle life’s exciting moments, like when guests come to the door, or you encounter strangers on walks. In class, dogs learn how to approach people politely, without jumping. The class also covers how to teach dogs to settle on a mat, return to you even when distracted and more.
This for not a class for dogs who are fearful of strangers or those who react by barking, lunging and or growling at people or other dogs. Prerequisite – Dogs should have a basic understanding of simple obedience skills such as sit and down.
Length: (4) 1-hour lessons
Tuesday 4/16/2019 @ 5:00 PM
Control Unleashed is a six-week course designed to teach dogs how to relax, focus and work reliably in stimulating situations. This course uses a creative and sensible series of training games to build your dog’s focus, confidence, enthusiasm, and attention in a way you and your dog will love! This class is ideal for those with canine sports aspirations or those whose dogs have mastered basic obedience skills and are looking for an exciting new challenge. A foundation obedience class, such as Family Dog Basic Manners is highly recommended before participating in class. Learn how to teach your dog to learn how to reorient to you when entering new environments, how to better settle down on cue, how to use targets, fun new tricks and how to get better focus even off leash.
Length: (6) 1-hour lessons
Monday 4/22/2019 @ 6:15 PM
Dog Parkour I
Dog Parkour combines many elements of human parkour and various dog sports in a fun and unique way! This exciting, non-competitive training course introduces dogs to fun new obstacles and challenges including jumps, platforms, objects to climb and balance on and much more. Skills learned in Dog Parkour is applicable to other canine sports because it teaches body awareness, increases a range of motion, balance and builds confidence. This course is open to physically healthy dogs of all backgrounds.
Length: (4) 1 hour lessons
Wednesday 4/17/2019 @ 6:00 PM