GENERAL GROUP COURSES
|PUPPY PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAM (3 weeks)
Puppy Preschool is a chance for you to learn what it takes to raise and
care for your new puppy during
the early stages of development. Your puppy will begin healthy
socialization exercises to build confidence.
During this 3 week course, you and your puppy will work together as we
introduce your puppy
to new situations and sensations. Puppy pre-school is a chance to start
your puppy off on the right paw.
|BASIC OBEDIENCE I (6 weeks)
You will learn how to effectively communicate with your dog to
establish the beginning obedience commands. Your dog will learn proper
heeling on a loose leash with an auto-sit, and the basics; sit, down,
stay, and come while incorporating helpful training tips.
|BASIC OBEDIENCE II (6 weeks)
In this class we will continue to fine tune and build upon the commands
learned in Basic Obedience I. We will add in distractions,
hand-signals, and more expectations for our dogs. We will introduce the
Place command and begin adding distance into our exercises for further
|OPEN GROUP (Weekly, On-going)
OPEN GROUP is for our previous clients who are looking
for a place to continue practicing obedience commands and good manners
they have learned with their dogs. This is not a structured 6
week course, and understanding of the basic commands is something you
and your dog should already know. This class is open every
Saturday on a first come first served basis. In this class the
trainer will run you and your dog through different exercises/drills
working on both obedience and good manners. Your dog will work
around other dogs and new distractions. Some days might include
outside work, weather permitting.
Basic Obedience I, Good Manners or previous Stay & Train clients.
• Session size is limited and reservations ARE REQUIRED
|ADVANCED OBEDIENCE (6
In this course you will continue to work on the basic obedience
commands adding in distance with ’dropped-leash’, longer stays, and
advanced commands such as Square-Off 90, Finish, Stand, Drop on Recall,
and Place. This course will strengthen the level of respect and
increase the level of communication, preparing your dog for off-leash
|GOOD MANNERS / CANINE GOOD
The goal of this course is to teach you and your dog some basic
communication to allow your dog to walk with you on a loose leash and
demonstrate good manners around strangers and new situations. In this
class we will work on the 10 required testing scenarios of the Canine
Good Citizen Certification from the AKC. At the end of this course you
and your dog will participate in this test to receive the CGC
For all dogs
age 18 weeks and up.
• Basic Obedience I is
taking this class.
• * “TEST ONLY” Option -
You may choose to
take the CGC Test without enrolling in the class for a $25 fee. The
test is held on the 6th week of the course. You must call in advance to
register for the “TEST ONLY”.
• For more information on
the AKC Canine
Good Citizen Testing, click
|OFF-LEASH CONTROL (6
In this course you will continue to focus on obedience commands as you
work through distractions and distance with your dog. Off-Leash control
demonstrates trust and respect between owner and dog.
|TRICK TRAINING (6 weeks)
In this course you will learn the foundation exercises and build-up to
such tricks as beg, wave hello/goodbye, sit-n-spin, play dead, crawl,
and more! Trick Training can be a fun and relaxed way to strengthen
communication with your dog. Come and have some fun learning tricks and
enjoy showing off your dog.
Basic Obedience, or passing a private evaluation.
Actual tricks taught may vary by class.
We will also offer various monthly workshops based on interest and
availability. Workshops will focus on things like:
• Confidence Building Clinics
• Conformation Clinics
• Pack Play-dates