We offer dog and puppy classes in a group or private training format & use positive dog training methods, socialization and fun games
 
 

Our “Good dog” games teach dogs to choose good manners, calmness, & a great responce to cues

 
 
 
 
 
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“What a Good Dog” Courses

Our “What a Good Dog” Program teaches practical Real Life skills and how to apply those skills to your life.

Each levels builds on the previous level of training to ensure you don’t feel overwhelmed.  Our training focuses on owner education, because you are a big, powerful part of your dog’s success.

Suitable for: 
dogs of all ages and skill level 
good health, free of contagious disease 
up to date on vaccines 
Dog that will not bark continuously 
Dogs that do not get upset with other dogs or people

Please take a moment to read our Class Policies regarding when and how to pay for your classes, if you have to miss a class and who may come to class with you!

We believe that both you and your dog should become life-long learners and enjoy all of the activities available to you. Can’t find what you need? Email us.

We give you the best with independently certified trainers

* if your dog might bark more than a few minutes, be too stressed to eat treats or get upset with other dogs or people, please see our Changing Dog Emotions Program instead or call us for an evaluation.

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Gaining Control - This is where you start your dog’s formal eduction. The games we introduce in this class teach:
• Real Life Calmness around dogs and people - Level 1
• Real Life Loose Leash Walking -Level 1
• Real Life Attention Games - Level 1
• Real Life Coming When Called Games - Level 1
• Real Life Stay - Level 1
• Good manners (no jumping, playful biting, chewing things up)

You’re a powerful part of your dog’s learning experience.  For this reason, your first week is without your dog to set you up for success.

Dogs 6 months and older
Week 1 is for people only
6 sessions, 45 minutes per session
Cost: $156 for the 6 classes
Begin - Saturday 6/1/2019 @ 1:45 PM or
Thursday 6/6/2019 @ 6:00 PM or
Wednesday 6/26/2019 @ 5:45 PM 

 
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For Part 2 of your training, choose either “Like A Bull in a China Shop” Class or “Come Racing to me & stay” class

Come Racing to me & stay - What do you see when you call your dog?

Is it a little dog fanny running away?

This class is part 2 of our 24 week “What a good Dog” program and advances on your coming when called and stay training.

This 6 week class is perfect for dogs who don’t come all the time, need more help paying attention & need to enhance their ability to stay.

The games we play in this class will help your dog learn:
• Real Life Calmness around dogs and people - Level 2 & 3
• Real Life Coming Racing to you Games - Level 2
• Real Life Stay - Level 2
• Real Life Attention Games - Level 2 & 3
• Real Life Down Games Level 1 & 2

Prerequisite – Gaining control or Puppy Genius Class
6 sessions, 45 minutes each class per session
Cost - $156 for the 6 classes
Begin Wednesday 6/5/2019 @ 6:45 PM 

Is your dog Like a Bull in a China shop, wild behavior under circumstances that require a more delicate approach?

Or is it just a bit shy & need to be brave enough to “say hi”.

This class is also part 2 of our “What a good Dog” program, designed to advance on previous training. Its perfect for:
• Overly friendly dogs who jump on people
• Dogs that are just a bit shy who need to be just a little braver
• Dogs who need to refine their walking skills.

The games we play in this class will help your dog learn:
• Real Life Calmness around dogs and people - Level 2 & 3
• How to bravely approach other people and interact - Level 1
• Real Life Leash walking - Level 2
• Real Life No Jumping - Level 2
• Real Life Attention Games - Level 2 & 3
• Real Life Down Games Level 1 & 2

Prerequisite – Gaining control or Puppy Genius Class
6 sessions, 45 minutes each class per session
Cost - $156 for the 6 classes
Begin Thursday 6/27/2019 @ 7:00 PM

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Distance, Duration, Distractions
This class is part 3 of our 24 week “What a good Dog” program. This advanced level of training includes more training games, interactive activities and real life training scenarios to teach the dog the amazing degree of compliance we are known for. This class emphasizes gaining exceptional verbal control over your dog so it is welcome everywhere. The games we play in this class help your dog to choose to:
• Come away from food, smells, play, other animals
• Walk Beside you past other dogs or animals, people, etc.
• To pay attention sit and down with greater distractions
• A long solid Stay
• hand signals
• prepare your dog for CGC testing

Dogs 6 months and older
Prerequisite: Bull in a China Shop + Come Racing to me
6 sessions, 45 minutes per session
Cost: $156 for the 6 classes
See options for dates, times & when you can start

 
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