Title- Beginner

Beginner Classes

Beginner Descriptions

Puppy Start Right

Puppies, ages 8 weeks to 12 weeks, and their humans will learn the foundation skills for lifelong success. Limit 6 participants.

This course sets the foundation for a lifelong partnership between you and your dog based on mutual understanding and trust. We will cover all aspects of socialization, positive approaches to preventing and solving problems, in addition to the foundations for focus and obedience.

A clicker and wrist coil will be provided. Treat pouches and the Right Start Puppy Manual are encouraged and may be purchased for a reduced cost at class.

4 week class

Calm Confident Puppy

This class is designed for puppies up to 12 months of age and is based on the book "Control Unleashed®, the Puppy Program" by Leslie McDevitt. This program focuses on building a strong relationship with your puppy and empowering them with skills to handle new, and possibly stressful, situations. You will learn techniques to promote calmness, confidence, and impulse control through easy and fun games.

The following will need to be purchased for success in this class:
- Control Unleashed®, the Puppy Program book
- Proper fitting harness
- Portable training mat
-Treat pouches may be purchased for a reduced cost at class

8 week class

Puppy Manners

This course is designed to help you and your puppy start off on the right paw. This course focuses on building a strong bond with your puppy while learning about the fundamentals of positive reinforcement training. Your puppy will learn how to offer desired behaviors such as: attention to handler, settling, appropriate greetings, and no jumping or nipping. We will also begin building the foundations for obedience behaviors such as: come, drop-it, hand targeting and walking on a loose leash.

The following will need to be purchased for success in this class:
- Proper fitting harness
- Portable training mat
-Treat pouches may be purchased for a reduced cost at class

8 week class

Click! For Obedience Puppy 1

In this course, we will build the foundations for great communication between you and your puppy. Understand the world from your dog's point of view while teaching her the basic skills needed to be a successful family member.

Treat pouches are encouraged and may be purchased for a reduced cost at class.

Calm Confident Adult

In this class you will learn concepts and techniques to help your dog relax, focus, cope with daily stressors, and work happily with you! This is all done with training games that you and your pup are both sure to enjoy.

This class is designed for:
- Dogs that are uncomfortable or overexcited around other dogs
- Dogs that are easily distracted
- Dogs that struggle to control their impulses

This class is not appropriate for dogs with a bite history.

The following will need to be purchased for success in this class:
- Control Unleashed®, Reactive to Relaxed book
- Proper fitting harness
- Portable training mat
-Treat pouches may be purchased for a reduced cost at class

8 week class

Reactive Rover

A "reactive" dog is a dog who has an over-the-top reaction to people or dogs in their environment. This could include barking, lunging, growling, or showing teeth. This Reactive Rover class is specifically designed for dogs who show these reactive-type behaviors on leash. The class is closely managed so your dog can learn how to be more comfortable with the people, dogs, and environment around them. We can help your dog go from frantic to focused.


A clicker and wrist coil will be provided.
Treat pouches are encouraged and may be purchased for a reduced cost at class.

Click! To Calm

Our dog's behavior can limit their lives and ours. In Click! To Calm, you will learn to understand how your dog's emotional state contributes to the behaviors that challenge you. Your dog will to navigate an ever-changing and challenging environment with confidence.

A clicker and wrist coil will be provided. Treat pouches are encouraged and may be purchased for a reduced cost at class.

Rally

Rally is fun sport that teaches your dog skills and behaviors they will use at home and in public. Rally is all about teamwork between you and your dog as they move through a course with a series of exercises. Even if you do not have plans to compete with your dog, this sport is a great activity!

A clicker and wrist coil will be provided. Treat pouches are encouraged and may be purchased for a reduced cost at class.

Nosework

Nosework classes are great for working your dog's brain and improving confidence. Beginning and Intermediate courses are offered at various times throughout the year.

Title- Inter

Intermediate Classes

Intermediate Descriptions

Puppy Manners Pro

Puppy Manners Pro is a natural continuation of our wonderful Puppy Manners Class. Students will improve their dog handling skills while their pups level up their obedience skills in areas such as reliable recall, drop it, leave it, loose leash, and more.


*Completion of Puppy Manners or another introductory clicker training course is a prerequisite to enrolling in this course.

8 week class

Click! For Obedience Puppy 2

This course will focus on building the skills needed for you and your dog to become a successful team. This course will polish skills taught in Puppy 1 including leash walking, duration behaviors, recall and polite greetings. Off leash behavior as well as fun tricks will also be included in this course.


*Completion of an introductory clicker training course is required prior to enrollment.


6 week class

Canine Good Citizen

Are you ready to enjoy compliments about how well-behaved your dog is? CGC is a ten-skill training program that focuses on teaching the basics of good manners and strengthening the bond between you and your dog.

Students have the option of taking the AKC Canine Good Citizen test on week 5 of the course.

Completion of of an obedience course is a prerequisite to enrolling in this course.

Click! For Tricks

Trick Training is a great way to have fun with your dog! We will show you how easy it is to teach your dog behaviors that will impress your friends and family, while providing mental stimulation for your dog and building an amazing bond between you.

A clicker and wrist coil will be provided. Treat pouches are encouraged and may be purchased for a reduced cost at class.

8 week class

Play With Me!

This class is for those who have taken obedience classes and want to do more to build their bond with their canine partner. Get a taste of the many fun, enriching experiences that you can share with your pup!

6 week class

Shark No More!

Living with a rowdy dog can be exhausting. Constant jumping, mouthing/nipping and pulling on clothes would leave anyone feeling frustrated.

This adult mouthing class will give you relief from the chaos and feeling overwhelmed. Your dog will enjoy learning how to be calm instead of mouthing at arms and legs.

Walk with Me!

This class will teach you and your dog how to walk together so that walks will be safe and enjoyable for both of you. You will learn different techniques to help your dog understand what to do instead of pulling you down the street. A few behaviors we will work on are impulse control around distractions, handler attention, and maintaining a loose leash.

Prerequisites
•Completion of a Beginning Obedience Class or equivalent
•Dog must be comfortable and non-reactive around other people and dogs

NOTE: This is NOT a class for dogs that are leash-reactive, if you are experiencing reactivity then our Calm Confident or Reactive Rover Class is a better suit for you and your dog.

6 week class