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GROUP CLASSES

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”
~Aristotle

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AKC S.T.A.R PUPPY CLASS

$175 for 6 Week Course

Training Gear Bundles | from $45

Formerly Puppy Development Class.  Obedience introduction for your 3-9 months old puppy. Class teaches engagement, novelty bravery, effective toy play, household manners, basic obedience skills, and neutralization to dog care tools. Dogs have play interactions at the end of each session. Owners may opt to get tested to earn an AKC STAR Puppy Certificate which preps dogs towards CGC certification. Test occurs in week 7 of class and is included in course fee.

CANINE GOOD CITIZEN PREP CLASS

$175 for 6 Week Course
$30 evaluation only

(by appointment)

Training Gear Bundles | from $45

This course is designed for obedience training graduates who want to pursue the AKC CGC Title.  This class is not designed for green dogs. The test is conducted in Week 7 of the class at our facility. The test fee is included in course fee.

BASIC OBEDIENCE CLASS

$155 for 6 Week Course

Training Gear Bundles | from $45

For handlers with inexperienced, older, or newly adopted dogs (9+ months of age). This class addresses focus, lose leash walking, leave it, sit, down, stay, recall, novelty bravery, finish, intro to toy play, and relationship building. (We are currently not offering this class. Refer to Green Dog Package and Private Lessons instead.)

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ADVANCED OBEDIENCE CLASS

$155 for 6 Week Course

Training Gear Bundles | from $45

This course builds on basic obedience by finessing basic skills, introduces low level jumps, polishes heeling, heavier novelty bravery, stand position, finish position, and intro to drive building exercises.

TRACKING WORKSHOP

$195 for 5 Week Course

Training Gear Bundles | from $45

Tracking (scent detection) is a rewarding way to engage with your dog.  All dogs have a desire to smell things and explore the world through their nose. This Tracking Workshop will give you the methodical tools to teach your dog how to detect scent foot print by foot print.  Tracking is fun, confidence building, and mentally stimulating for dogs of all kinds and ages. 1st session in course is lecture.  Classes except lecture session are held outside regardless of weather.

DRIVE BUILDING WORKSHOP

$195 for 5 Week Course

Training Gear Bundles | from $45

In Drive Building, we use motivational games, effective teasing, and controlled restraint to build a more driven dog. This workshop is for anyone interested in working on an advanced training relationship with their dog. 1st session in course is lecture.

 

Benefits of Drive Building:

  • More intensity in the work

  • Achieves faster behaviors

  • More attentive

  • Becomes more tolerant of environmental stimuli

  • Taught to turn on and off, thus enabling control of nuisance behaviors

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ACCOMPLISHED RETRIEVER (NEW)

$195 for 5 Week Course

Training Gear Bundles | from $45

This specialty course is for dogs with basic obedience understanding with goals to retrieve objects.  The course develops the dog's ability to hold objects of different texture, addresses recall, and dives into toy trading. 1st session is lecture.

KIDS AND DOGS! (NEW)

$125 for 1.5 hour Workshop

Training Gear Bundles | from $45

This workshop discusses safety techniques for kids around dogs.  We discuss proper conduct, different postures, and what to do in various contexts and circumstances. Light demonstrations.  Well behaved dogs may attend.  Kids are absolutely welcome!

EQUIPMENT WORKSHOP (NEW)

$170 for 2 hour Workshop

Training Gear Bundles | from $45

This workshop is a deep dive into the various training tools we use to train, engage and maintain our dog's skills from leashes and harnesses to toys; why treats matter; ecollars, pinch collars, and muzzles.  We discuss applications and implications and appropriate use for all tools.

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CANINE MASSAGE (IT'S BACK)

$150 for 2 hour Workshop

This workshop is an introduction to canine massage, led by Ann Tarvin of Balanced Paws. The course is a mix of theory and hands on application of the learned techniques.  We welcome all well behaved dogs into the space for a relaxing and calm 2 hours of massage.

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RALLY OBEDIENCE

"Doodle your way through a fun, station- based obedience course to polish your primary obedience skills"

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RALLY OBEDIENCE - NOVICE

$155 for 6 Week Course

Training Gear Bundles | from $45

Rally-O Novice is for handler-dog teams with foundation skills who completed a basic obedience course. 

RALLY OBEDIENCE - INTERMEDIATE

$155 for 6 Week Course

Training Gear Bundles | from $45

Handler-Dog teams with proficient basic skills and/or Rally Novice experience can participate in Rally Intermediate.

RALLY OBEDIENCE - ADVANCED

$155 for 6 Week Course

Training Gear Bundles | from $45

Rally-O Advanced builds on Intermediate.  Handler Dog teams should have Rally Intermediate experience and/or proficient basic to advanced obedience skills to participate.

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RALLY OBEDIENCE - EXCELLENT

$155 for 6 Week Course

Training Gear Bundles | from $45

Rally-O Excellent builds on Advanced.  It is recommended that Handler Dog teams have completed an Advanced level obedience-, or Rally Advanced class to participate.

RALLY OBEDIENCE - MASTER

$155 for 6 Week Course

Training Gear Bundles | from $45

The Master class crowns it all!  Teams with proficient advanced level obedience and/or Rally Excellent experience can round out their Rally achievements with this curriculum!

RALLY-O ACHIEVER PACKAGE

$719 for all Rally O classes

Training Gear Bundles | from $45

For the Rally enthusiast, this package includes all Rally classes at a reduced rate (N, I, A, E, and M).

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