Dog Obedience Classes

– Obedience Classes

 


PLEASE BOOK ALL CLASSES AT LEAST 48 HOURS IN ADVANCE

CLASSES ARE CONSECUTIVE AND NON-REFUNDABLE (CREDIT ONLY)


Obedience and Activity (Offsite, East Scottsdale Location) Fall and winter only, outdoor

Dates:  Wednesday 10am (Large Breed Dogs over 40 pounds);  Wednesday 11am (dogs 40 pounds and under)

Cost:  $195.00 for 6 weeks . These classes are consecutive. One make up allowed unless prior arrangement is made with trainer.

Trainer: 

Please call facility at 602-237-6775 for directions and to sign upStudents must sign up in advance.


Obedience and Activity for BULLY Breeds { boxers, Bulldogs, Mastiffs, Pit bulls, staffies, pit mix

Dates: August 20th, Wed 5:00 –6:00 pm

Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes

Trainer: Monika Walec

Obedience and Activity for Pit Bulls is a 4 or  6 week class specifically for the Pit Bull breed.  Basic obedience skills such as sit, down, stay, recall and heel work will be covered in this class.  Also covered in the class will be the understanding of Positive and Compulsion training techniques along with the history of the breed. This is an active class.

Obedience and Activity for Pit Bulls will also introduce sports like nose work and agility.  Because this is an activity class, light exercise will part of the 6 weeks session so please no sandals or flip flops.  Come on in with your Pit Bull and learn obedience and activity in an indoor, air conditioned facility.   NO REACTIVE dogs PLEASE.  ALL REACTIVE DOGS, PLEASE REFER TO BEHAVIOR section OR 602 237 6775 for private instruction.   CLASS LIMITED TO 6 DOGS EACH SESSION.


Puppy Obedience and Socialization (3 to 5 month old puppies), puppy 2 for 6 months up

Dates:  Saturdays 12 pm – 1 pm (Lynn), Monday 7:30pm(Lynn), Wednesday 130 Debby,  Thursday  10am-11am 6mos+ Monika, Friday 3-5mos 11am off leash puppy(Karen),
Sunday 9am-10am Level 2 intro to rally(Karen), Sunday 3-5mos 10am-11am Level 1(off leash) (Karen)

Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes
Trainer: Darcy Rohats , Lynn Brand, Karen Burelson, Monika Walec, Debby

  • 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
  • Agility Flatwork and Play ,

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


Obedience and Activity (All Breed Sizes)

Date:  Inactive during the summer months

Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes

Trainer:  Ken Neubauer

Location:  Offsite at East Scottsdale Location. This class is consecutive for 6 weeks. One make up class is permitted.

Please call 602-237-6775 for directions and to sign up.  All Students must sign up prior to class start date.


Adult Dog Obedience for Dogs Over 40lbs (6 week course)

Date: Sundays, 12pm-1pm(German Shepherd Class 7months +); Level 1 obedience 1pm-2pm(7 Months+)
Heading Toward Off Leash, Sundays 2pm-3pm (Level 1 and 2 Required)

Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes

Trainer: Tino Reinke

Dogs must be 8 months or older and have a current vaccination record.  This class is for any newly adopted dog, or dogs who need a “refresher” in lifestyle manners.

Topics include: doorbell manners and impulse control, jumping, nipping, or lunging, proper heeling and walking on a loose lead, recall, stay, and down, going to your place, integrating with other pack members and behavioral problems — digging, chewing, resource guarding. This a traditional style class, great for working breeds.

Continue to perfect your dogs obedience skills in Heading Toward off Leash.  Prerequisites include excellent social skills, level 1 obedience and level 2 CGC skills.

A class for the serious dog handler and his/her canine partner. This dog obedience class covers on and off leash obedience under distraction. Exercises include: On and off leash heeling, automatic sit when the handler stops, sit out of motion, down out of motion with recall, long down under distraction, polite behavior toward other dogs and people.


“My New Dog” for Dogs Over 40lbs (6 week course)

Dates: Tuesday 7pm/ ask about additional times

Cost: $195 for 6 weeks and $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes

Trainer: Lynn Brand

This Class is open to dogs 7 months and older and is designed to be fun and interactive for you and your dog. My New Dog will also further strengthen the bond between you and your new best friend while covering basic obedience skills which include sit, down, stay, recall with distractions, loose leash walking and focus on the handler. Proper socialization will also be emphasized.

My New Dog will cover all points needed for your Canine Good Citizen certificate including proper manners when sitting and accepting a friendly stranger. Reaction to another dog and reaction to distractions are CGC skills that are covered as well.


Small Dog Obedience and Manners (for dogs 40 lbs and under)

Dates: Tuesday 6pm and also day classes that vary by the month

Cost: $195 for 6 weeks and $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes

Trainer: Karen Burleson 

This class is for dogs under 40lbs. Basic obedience will be taught with a focus on addressing reactive issue such as barking at people/dogs, nipping, jumping, etc. The next step in obedience training. Martingale collar or training collar needed for class along with treats or your dogs favorite toy.


Adult Pet Obedience 2 for Dogs Over 40lbs (6 week course)

Dates:  THERAPY DOG TRAINING Sat. 2pm – 3 pm

Cost: $195 for 6 weeks and $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes

Trainer: Lynn Brand

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


Pet Obedience (6 week course)

Dates: Wednesdays,  VERSATILITY , 2:30pm(Level 3) and Tuesday 1:30pm CGC and CGC A.  Tuesday 2:30 level 1 obedience. CLASS TIMES OR DAYS MAY CHANGE ACCORDING TO DEMAND

Cost: $195 for 6 weeks and $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes

Trainer: Debby Boehm

This fun and effective class covers the basics: come when called, sit, down, stay, leash walking, go to your bed (or crate), greeting, manners, canine mental and physical requirements and more. Class utilizes motivational principles and play. This is an active class for dog and handler. Discussion covers canine behavior and cognition. Puppies welcome.


Obedience and Activity Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3(Dogs Over 40lbs)

Dates:  Sunday 11am Level 2/3 (11/24/13 start date), Tuesday 10:00, level 1; Tuesday 11am Level 3, Thursday at 11:00 is level 2 heading toward off leash work, some outdoor as weather permits.

Cost: $195 for 6 weeks and $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes

Trainers:  Monika Walec
 
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. 


Beyond Basic Obedience (6 week course)

Dates: Thursdays at 2:00-3:00 TIMES AND DAYS MAY VARY ! Please call to check.

Cost: $195 for 6 weeks and $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes

Trainer: Debby Boehm and Marilee Cole

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!


Ultimate Obedience Level 3  (6 week course)

Dates: Thursday 3:00-4:00 repeating.  Please call 602.237.6775

Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes

Trainer: Debby Boehm and Marilee Cole

Pre-requisites: Pet Obedience AND Beyond Pet Obedience, or an evaluation

While introducing multiple disciplines and various tricks, dog handler teams work simultaneously with distraction.  Ultimate Obedience takes Pet Obedience to another level.  It’s fun and is relationship building.  Ultimate Obedience is a great complement or pre-requisite to Competitive Obedience.


Competitive Obedience

Dates: continuous , in Chandler at Ken’s location

Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes

Trainer: Ken Neubauer

This is a Novice-level competition class focusing on heeling as a team, fast, solid recalls and stays.  Proper footwork will be emphasized.  While the handler and dog may not choose to compete, they will have fun as they learn to “dance” together


Competitive Obedience:  Training in Drive (6 or 4 week course)

Dates: Tuesdays, 12:30pm-1:30pm (Level 2)  2:30pm-3:30pm (Level 1)

Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes

Trainer: Debby Boehm

Class utilizes dogs’ cognitive abilities, drives, social interaction and play to strengthen conceptual learning through a neural network approach. Concepts for exercises at all competitive obedience levels (novice, open, utility) are introduced. In Level 1 class students will learn retrieves, work on skills for the beginner or novice handler and do an introduction to rally. Rally involves the handler and dog, walking a course of obedience through a pre-arranged selection of stations that ask for designated commands. It is a great way to introduce off leash work as well.

Level 2 prerequisite: great heelwork and retrieve.


Canine Good Citizen / Obedience

Dates: Tuesday 1:30pm

Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes

Trainer: Debby Boehm;

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 be awarded an AKC Canine Good Citizen certificate.


Canine Good Citizen / Obedience (6 week course)

Dates: Saturday 1pm, Friday 2:30pm

Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes

Trainer:  Lynn Brand, Monika Walec

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 be awarded an AKC Canine Good Citizen certificate.


Adult Dog Obedience (6 Week Class)

Dates:  Tuesday 10am Level 1 (Monika), Tuesday 11am Level 3 (Monika); Wednesday 6pm Herding Breed Obedience(Monika);  Wednesday 7pm dog to dog interaction (Monika); 11am Level 2 (Monika);  Friday 10am Level 1; Friday 2:30 Level 1 Activity/Obedience/CGC (Monika)

Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes

Trainer:  Karen Burleson, Monika Walec

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 or for newly adopted dogs who need basic obedience. 

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.


Rally Class (8 week course)

Dates: Mondays, 6:00-7:30pm

Cost: $195.00 for 8 weeks; Friday class is 6 weeks for $150

Trainer: Ken Neubauer


Outdoor Adventure

Date:  TBD
Cost: $195.00 4 weeks consecutive
Trainer: TBD

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.


Dog to Dog Interaction(Dogs 6 Months + All Breeds Accepted)

Date:  Wednesday 11am-12pm, Wednesday 7pm-8pm(obedience 1 and social activity), Friday 3:30-4:30 PM

Cost: $195.00 for 6 weeks or $160.00 for 4 weeks of consecutive classes

Trainer:  Monika Walec

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 and focus on the handler are pre-requisites for this class.