Dog Obedience Classes

– Obedience Classes

 


PLEASE BOOK ALL CLASSES AT LEAST 48 HOURS IN
ADVANCE

CLASSES ARE CONSECUTIVE AND NON-REFUNDABLE (CREDIT ONLY)

ALL HANDLERS IN OBEDIENCE CLASSES MUST BE AT LEAST 15 YEARS OF AGE.


PUPPY OBEDIENCE LEVEL 1 (3-5  MONTHS OLD)

  • Potty Training and crate training tips
  • Bite inhibition and Impulse Control
  • Polite Manners, and  proper socializing with new dogs and people
  • Obedience commands will include: sit, stay, loose leash walking, recall and go to your place, leave it command

Proof of vaccinations required. 2 out of 3 puppy shots required to start class

Dates: Wednesdays
Time: 10:00am
Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes
Trainer: Karen Burleson

Dates: Mondays
Time: 7:30pm
Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes
Trainer: Lynn Brand

Dates: Saturdays
Time: 11:00am
Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes
Trainer: Darcy Rohats

Dates: Saturdays
Time: 12:00pm
Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes
Trainer: Lynn Brand

Dates: Thursdays (for Working-Breed dogs 3-5 months)
Time: TBA
Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes
Trainer: Monika Walec

 


PUPPY OBEDIENCE  LEVEL 2 (6-12  MONTHS OLD)
YOUNG DOGS LEVEL 1

This class is for dogs 6 months and older needing basic obedience skills- heeling on a loose leash, sits, downs, stays, coming on recall and manners. Learn basic obedience training skills in a fun, positive environment.  This class is for puppies who have graduated puppy obedience 1 or for newly adopted dogs that are attending their first obedience class.

Needed for classes: flat collar or training collar/martingale, treats or your dog’s favorite toy. Collar needs will be assessed for each dog at the first class.

Dates: Wednesdays
Time: 1:30pm
Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes
Trainer: Debby Boehm

Dates: Tuesdays
Time: 2:30pm
Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes
Trainer: Debby Boehm

 


OBEDIENCE  LEVEL 1

This class is for dogs 6 months and older needing basic obedience skills- heeling on a loose leash, sits, downs, stays, coming on recall and manners. Learn basic obedience training skills in a fun, positive environment.  This class is for puppies who have graduated puppy obedience 1 or for newly adopted dogs that are attending their first obedience class.

Needed for classes: flat collar or training collar/martingale, treats or your dog’s favorite toy. Collar needs will be assessed for each dog at the first class.

Dates:  Saturdays
Time:  1:00pm
Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes
Trainer: Lynn Brand

Dates:  Wednesdays
Time:  11:00am
Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes
Trainer: Ken Neubauer

Dates: Thursdays
Time: 12:00pm
Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes
Trainer: Karen Burleson

Dates: Tuesdays (My New Dog – newly adopted dogs)
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes
Trainer: Lynn Brand

Dates:  Tuesdays (Small/Medium Breeds, up to 40lbs.)
Time: 6:00pm
Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes
Trainer: Karen Burleson

 


OBEDIENCE  LEVEL 2

The next step in obedience training. These classes are for Level 1 obedience graduates, those looking to pass the CGC test or CGC graduates. Exercises will emphasize doing all commands with increasing distractions and interaction with dogs and people.  Off leash skills will be the goal of these classes and excellent reliable behavior indoors and outdoors, and in new environments.  Many aspects of these classes will be customized to the participants breed and style.  Retrieving or other practical skills may be introduced when appropriate.

Dates: Saturdays(For those looking to pass the CGC test)
Time: 2:00pm
Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes
Trainer: Lynn Brand

Dates:  Tuesdays (Competitive Obedience)
Time:  12:30pm
Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes
Trainer: Debby Boehm

Dates: Wednesdays (Herding Breed specific class)
Time: 6:00pm
Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes
Trainer: Monika Walec

 


OBEDIENCE  LEVEL 3

Beyond Basic obedience focuses exercises to improve and maintain the dogs responsiveness and reliability to the handler around other dogs and distracting situations. New games and challenges enhance recall and introduce practical retrieves, basic flatwork for agility, entertaining and useful tricks, and scent work.  Beyond Basic obedience is an active class taught from the cognitive perspective. Prerequisite: Basic Pet Obedience….and athletic shoes, a party attitude, and cheerleader rah rah!

Dates: Thursdays (Ultimate Obedience)
Time: 3:00pm
Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes
Trainer: Debby Boehm & Marilee Cole

Dates: Thursdays (Beyond Pet Obedience)
Time: 2:00pm
Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes
Trainer: Debby Boehm

 


OBEDIENCE & ACTIVITY LEVEL 1

This class is for dogs 6 months and older needing basic obedience skills- heeling on a loose leash, sits, downs, stays, coming on recall and manners. Learn basic obedience training skills in a fun, positive environment with activities mixed in.  This class is for puppies who have graduated puppy obedience 1 or for newly adopted dogs who need basic obedience with a more active class environment.

Needed for classes: flat collar or training collar/martingale, treats or your dog’s favorite toy. Collar needs will be assessed for each dog at the first class.

Dates:  Tuesdays (Young dogs)
Time:  10:00am
Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes
Trainer: Monika Walec

Dates: Fridays
Time: 10:00am
Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes
Trainer: Karen Burleson

 


OBEDIENCE & ACTIVITY LEVEL 2

This class will take basic obedience to the next level with increased distractions in the form of various activities, with the goal of heading toward off leash work.
Needed for classes: flat collar or training collar/martingale, treats or your dog’s favorite toy. Collar needs will be assessed for each dog at the first class.

Dates: Thursdays
Time: 11:00am
Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes
Trainer: Monika Walec

 


OBEDIENCE & ACTIVITY LEVEL 3

This class will take basic obedience to an even higher level with increased distractions in the form of various activities.  Dogs are expected to perform off-leash  for the majority of the class.

Needed for classes: flat collar or training collar/martingale, treats or your dog’s favorite toy. Collar needs will be assessed for each dog at the first class.

Dates: Tuesdays
Time: 11:00am
Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes
Trainer: Monika Walec

 


CANINE GOOD CITIZEN (CGC) OBEDIENCE LEVEL 1

Learn the Companion Dog exercises performed in AKC obedience competitions.  This six week basic obedience course teaches you and your dog everything you need in order for your dog to become a Canine Good Citizen. Upon successful completion of the examination, your dog will have the chance to take the CGC test and, if passed, will be awarded an AKC Canine Good Citizen certificate.

Dates: Fridays
Time: 2:30pm
Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes
Trainer: Monika Walec

Dates: Wednesdays
Time: 5:00pm
Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes
Trainer: Monika Walec

 


CANINE GOOD CITIZEN (CGC) OBEDIENCE LEVEL 2

Dates:  Tuesdays
Time: 1:30pm
Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes
Trainer: Debby Boehm


OUTDOOR ADVENTURE OBEDIENCE CLASS

This class will consist of agility for fun, obedience, scent/nose work and safe socialization, all on a half acre.  You will learn the basics of Search and Rescue, how to move your dog to a higher level of obedience and the art of observing canine body language, along with the chance to run them through an agility course.

Dates:  Saturdays
Time: 9:00am
Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes
Trainer: Karen Burleson

 


DOG TO DOG INTERACTION

This class will coach participants in correct social skills for dog to dog interaction and activity with new people and new situations.  Monika will supervise as participants  practice a variety of activities, games and proofing to give dog/handler confidence in every day situations that arise in neighborhoods or out in public.  This class is invaluable for people with new dogs, young dogs or dogs who will be part of your everyday activities.   Basic leash skills and focus on the handler are pre-requisites for this class.

Dates:  Wednesdays
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes
Trainer:  Monika Walec

Dates:  Fridays
Time: 3:30pm
Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes
Trainer:  Monika Walec

 


OBEDIENCE/RALLY CLASS

Dates:  Mondays
Time: 6:00pm
Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes
Trainer: Ken Neubauer

Dates:  Fridays
Time: 11:00am
Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes
Trainer: Karen Burleson


CONFORMATION CLASS

New to the sport of conformation show dogs or an experienced handler? This class prepares you to catch the judge’s eye with your perfect picture! Class covers show preparation, training and presentation skills. Puppies welcome.

Dates:  Wednesdays
Time: 3:30pm
Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes
Trainer: Debby Boehm

 


VERSATILITY LEVEL 2 CLASS

Dates:  Wednesdays
Time: 2:30pm
Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes
Trainer: Debby Boehm