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Level 1:  Beginner Basic Obedience / AKC STAR Puppy
($140.00 for 6 classes)

Meets every Monday evening for 6 weeks

OR

Every Monday and Thursday for 3 weeks

Puppies and Adult Dogs

Basic beginner commands such as sit, stay, heel, come, down and touch. Other behavioral issues will be addressed and discussed in class, such as, jumping, biting, pulling, etc. Dogs will learn to be social with people, and learn to listen with other dogs present. 

*MUST ATTEND ALL 6 CLASSES 

to receive Beginners Graduation Certificate (dogs older than 1 year old).

or STAR PUPPY certificate through AKC (puppies less than 1 year old).

Requirements: Must have rabies vaccination

Six, 60-90 minute sessions


Work On Your Skills Sessions
($20.00 per session)

Come practice any obedience skills in these open, non-structured sessions.  An instructor will be there to help and answer any questions.


Pack Walk:  Put Your Skills to Work
($20.00 per session)

Weather permitting, we will meet in local parks, downtown, etc, to practice loose leash heeling and basic obedience skills

Requirements: Must have Beginner Obedience Skills

45-60 minute sessions.


Level 2: Beginner Obedience, Canine Good Citizen Prep
($105.00 - 4 week class)

Focus on attention, come, loose lead walking, sit and down stays.

We will work on other commands as well, but the main goal is for your dog to come when called and to walk by your side on a loose lead with distractions.  Clicker training will be introduced with the "Go-To-Place" Command.

This class will begin to prepare you and your dog for the

Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Test.

Requirements: Must have Beginner Obedience Skills

Four, 60-90 minute sessions


Petiquette

($105.00 - 4 week class)

Focused Heeling , Stand, Moving Stand, , Recall (Review), Moving Down, Figure Eights and other Patterns, Recall with Distractions, Focused Heeling with Distractions, Heel Free, Sit/Down/Stand Stay with Distractions, Go to Place, Heel Free with Distractions and Patterns, Stand for Exam, Front, Pivot,
Recall with Distractions

Requirements:  MUST HAVE TAKEN Level 2 Obedience or have CGC Title

Four, 60-90 minute sessions


Level 3:  Intermediate Obedience, Therapy Dog Prep
($105.00 - 4 week class)

Review of all Basic Obedience skills, Canine Good Citizen Skills, Go-To-Mat and preparation for Therapy Dog skills.  Focus on proofing behaviors with distractions.  Introduction to walking off leash.

Requirements:  Must have taken Level 2 OR be pre-approved by the instructor.

Four, 60-90 minute sessions.


Rally
($105.00 - 4 week class)

A fun way to use your obedience skills.  Rally is obedience sport where a dog and handler move around a course of numbered signs with each sign requiring a certain exercise to be performed.  Exercises such ad Sit, Down, Heel, Right turn, Left turn, About turn and many more.  This sport promotes a bonding and trust between dog and handler and fun for both while learning and practicing basic commands used every day in order to become a happy and obedient family member.

Go to www.akc.org to get more information.

Requirements:  Must have beginners skills and dog must be crate trained.

Four 60 minute sessions.


Can Your Dog Be A Therapy Dog?  

During this 60 – 90 minute workshop we will discuss what it takes for you and your dog to become a Therapy Dog Team.

We will practice the items on the Therapy Dogs International (TDI) Test so you can get an idea of what the test is like and what skills need to be worked on.

Please call to register for this workshop


Scentworks Level 1: Learning the Game
($105.00 - 4 week class)

This class is designed to help you harness the power or your dog's nose! This fun new game requires practically no special equipment and will provide hours of entertainment for you and your friend.

No obedience skills are required, but the dog must be crate trained.

Four, 60-90 minute sessions


Scentworks Level 2: Interiors & Containers
($105.00 - 4 week class)
  

No obedience skills are required, b​ut the dog must be crate trained.

Requirements: Must be on Odor (Birch, Anise and/or Clove)

Four, 60-90 minute sessions


Scentworks Level 3: Exteriors & Vehicles
($105.00 - 4 week class) 

No obedience skills are required, but the dog must be crate trained.

Requirements: Must be on Odor (Birch, Anise and/or Clove)

Four, 60-90 minute sessions


Tricks - Beginner/Novice
($30.00 per session)

Tricks from the​ Novice AKC Tricks Title will be taught in this class.

You do not have to apply for a title - just come and have fun and learn some cool dog tricks!

In order to earn a Novice Tricks Title dogs with a prior CGC Title must perform 5 tricks on the list, those without CGC must perform 10 tricks from this list.

Go to http://www.akc.org/trick-dog/ for more information

One, 60-90 session


Tricks - Intermediate
($30.00 per session)

Tricks from the​ Intermediate AKC Tricks Title will be taught in this class.

You do not have to apply for a title - just come and have fun and learn some cool dog tricks!

In order to earn a Intermediate Tricks Title dogs must perform 10 tricks on the Intermediate list.

Go to http://www.akc.org/trick-dog/ for more information


Canine Trilogy Part 1:  Obedience, Rally, Agility
($60.00 per session)

Have you ever wondered if you and your dog would do well at Obedience? Rally ? Agility?

Well, now's the time to find out!

Come try your hand at all 3 in one day! Julie and Gwyn Marie Scheidt will give you and your dog a beginner's taste of each one.

Learn how to get your dog to walk while at your side, to sit, down, come, turn left and right, weave around orange cones, walk across a raised board, or through a "ladder", jump over a jump or through a hoop.

Learn about these 3 wonderful activities you can do with your dog and let the fun begin!


Canine Trilogy Part 2:  Scent Works, Tricks, Doggie Exercises
($60.00 per session)

What are Scent Works, Tricks and Doggie Exercises? Well, now's the time to find out!

Come try your hand at all 3 in one day! Julie and Gwyn Marie Scheidt will give you and your dog a beginner's taste of each one.

Learn how to play the Scent Works Game and have fun while your dog uses its nose, teach some new tricks to to your pup (great for Therapy Dogs), dogs, like us, need to stretch and relax - learn how with basic dog exercises.

Learn about these 3 wonderful activities you can do with your dog and let the fun begin!


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