Group Classes

Puppy Kindergarten (for puppies 8-20 wks. of age)
Wednesdays, July 22 - August 12, 2020, 6:30 p.m.

Start your puppy off right by socializing him/her to other people and their puppies. Included will be off leash play, basic manners practice and behavior help - loose leash walking, chewing, housebreaking, nipping plus confidence building exercises. This class helps you start building communication with your puppy. Wednesdays, June 10 - July 15, 2020 6:30 p.m.

Basic Obedience (for dogs over 20 weeks of age)
Thursdays, July 16 - August 20, 2020 6:30 p.m.
6 weeks, $150

This class gives you all the tools to create a good pet. You will learn how to teach your dog to focus, sit, down, stand, stay, come, leave it, greet politely, leash manners and settle on a mat.

TEAM Sports Foundation (for dogs who have been through a Basic Obedience class)
Call if interested
Train an excellent set of foundation skills for any dog sport or competition venue. Engagement and focus, heeling, recalls, fronts, distance work, targeting, jumping, retrieving and impulse control are presented in manageable steps, keeping it fun for the dog and the handler! This course is designed to cover the exercises in Denise Fenzi's TEAM Level 1 video competition title.

K9 Nose Work© Classes

Level 1 - Intro to K9 Nose Work©
Mondays, June 15 - July 20, 2020, 12:30 p.m.
Add Birch to the game and prep work for the ORT

Want to keep working with your pal and have a blast? This class is designed to develop your dog's natural scenting ability by using their curiosity to hunt, love of food/toys and exercise. It was developed by Ron Gaunt, Amy Herot and Jill Marie O'Brien. Any dog and any handler can participate in this sport regardless of training level or handicap. You and your dog will become more self-confident, burn lots of physical and mental energy, and you will marvel at their working style! Your dog must be able to be crated quietly while others work. 6 weeks $150

Level 2 - Intro to K9 Nose Work©

6 weeks $150
Mondays, July 27 - August 31, 2020, 12:30 p.m.

Now that your dog has learned "the game" continue to let him hone his hunting skills and work on your leash handling skills. Exterior and Vehicle searches are started. Your dog must be able to be crated while others work.

Level 3 - Intro to Odor

Add Birch to the game and continue to learn core skills and leash handling.

Mondays, September 14 - October 19, 2020, 12:30 p.m.

Level 4 - Continuing (on-going)
Fridays, 10:00 a.m.
Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.
Saturdays, 11:00 a.m.
Sundays, 1:30 p.m.
Mondays, 6:30 p.m.

6 weeks $150

This class is for those who have completed Levels 1-3 and their dog is working independently and sourcing odor. Odor Recognition Test and NW1 competition prep is covered. Class may go on the road to get dogs used to working in novel environments. Saturdays, 1:30 p.m.

Level 5 - Competition Prep (on-going)
Sundays, 11:00 p.m.
Saturdays, 1:30 p.m.

6 weeks $150

NW2, NW3 and Elite competition prep will be addressed as well as other odors. Classes will go on the road from time to time in different locations to get dogs used to working in novel environments.

CGC (Canine Good Citizen) - Email if interested

This class is in preparation for AKC's CGC certificate whose purpose is to promote responsible dog ownership. Each part of the test will be practiced separately to learn the skills necessary to work as a team. Testing available for those who wish to earn the certificate. Email if interested.

Rally for Fun - Email if interested

Want to polish your skills and have fun while doing it? Rally could be your next addiction! Use heel, sit, down, stay, turns and pivots to create a game for the two of you. You may get hooked enough to compete! Prerequisite - Basic Obedience.

Tricks and Games - Email if interested

Want to "wow" family members and friends at your next gathering? Teach your dog fun tricks to show how smart she is! Your dog will view this interaction as play with you and further your bond as well as strengthen your communication.

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