Open to dogs older than 6 months or having completed Puppy K
For the pet owner who wants a well trained companion at home, in the park, or at the veterinarian’s office. Class work involves teaching you to teach your dog… in the Presence of Distractions to:
Walk on a loose leash without pulling
Come when called
Sit, Down, and Stand
Wait and Stay
Teaching Take It and Leave It
Using hand signals as well as verbal cues
Correcting problem behaviors, like: Jumping Up; Barking; Running Away; Biting; Chewing, and Mouthing
Special Emphasis is placed on:
Building a strong relationship with your dog
Creating a well-behaved, social pet
Teaching your dog to focus on and be attentive to you
Discussion and Handouts cover:
General Good Manners
Beginner Obedience classes are 6 Weeks long, 1 Class Per Week.
The first class evening only of each 6-week session is an “Orientation” without dogs, which begins at 6:30 pm and lasts for about 2 hours.
Orientation evenings begin at 6:30 pm to allow our daycare staff time to set up chairs and prepare the room for your first evening of class.
The other 5 class times will begin at 7:30 pm and will last 1 hour.