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The most important course you'll ever take! This beginner's course is designed for puppies 7 weeks to 5 months old. This comprehensive course gets your relationship with your puppy off to a great start. Covers all aspects of obedience, appropriate play behaviors and proper management of your puppy's environment. Eight-week course with a one and a half hour class the first week, and a one hour and fifteen minute class the other 7 weeks.

Limited to 12 puppies - Cost is $325 for 8 weeks

Upcoming Classes:

  • Wednesdays, April 3 - May 29, 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm - NO CLASS MAY 15
  • Mondays, May 6 - July 1, 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm - NO CLASS MEMORIAL DAY JUNE 27

Basic Obedience

For dogs 6 months of age and over who have not taken our SuperPuppy course. Focuses on real life skills and manners required of all urban canines. Covers all aspects of obedience, appropriate greeting behaviors and self-control exercises. An 8-week course, with a one hour class each week.

Limited to 10 dogs - Cost is $275 for 8 weeks

Upcoming classes:

  • Wednesdays, March 13 - May 1, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Tuesdays, April 2 - May 28 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm - NO CLASS MAY 14



Beyond Basics Level 1

For graduates of SuperPuppy or Basic Obedience. The goal of this class is to increase reliability with distractions. You'll work on proofing the already learned obedience behaviors so your dog will respond reliably in even the most distracting situations like in the park or when food is present. An 8-week course with a one hour class each week. 

Limited to 10 dogs - Cost is $275 for 8 weeks

Upcoming classes:

  • Monday, April 1 - May 20, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Thursday, May 2 - June 20, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Beyond Basics Level 2

This class is for graduates of Beyond Basics Level 1. Starts off-leash work and distance control.

Limted to 10 dogs - Cost is $275 for 8 weeks

Upcoming classes:

  • Tuesdays, April 30 - June 16, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm



Rally Novice


Challenge your dog and yourself! Put your obedience skills into action! Rally-O is a fun and energetic dog sport that is taking the nation by storm.

Upcoming classes:

  • Fridays, April 4 - May 10, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm 

Advanced Rally

For graduates of Rally! or Beyond Basics Level 3: An Introduction to Rally Obedience.

Upcoming Classes:

  • Fridays, April 5 - April 26, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Runnin' Recalls & Solid Stays

A fun tutorial on your dog's two most important skills!

Open to COTW students only. Dogs must be tolerant of other loose dogs and unfamiliar people. Portions of this class will be off leash. Not suitable for fearful or reactive dogs.

Limited to 10 dogs - Cost is $25 for 1 week.

Upcoming Classes

  • To be announced


Heal your Heeling

Improve your walking skills! This course will include classroom exercises and real life walks in the neighborhood.

Upcoming Classes:

$125 for four weeks

Upcoming Classes

  • To be announced


Tuesday Tutorial 

An intensive review of foundational skills that meets on, you guessed it, Tuesday nights! 

Focus will be on stays, recall, and leash walking. Open to anyone who has taken any class here before.  

Limited to 10 dogs. Cost is $62.50 for 2 weeks. 

Upcoming Classes:

  •  To be announced

Fit with Fido

Learn how to work out with your dog! An aerobic workout set to music for you AND your dog.  Bring your workout clothes, tennis shoes, and a bottle of water. 

Upcoming Classes

  • To be announced


Canine Good Citizen

The Canine Good Citizen (CGC) program, established in 1989, is an American Kennel Club program to promote responsible dog ownership and to encourage the training of well-mannered dogs. A dog and handler team must take a short behavioral evaluation of less than half an hour; dogs who pass the evaluation earn the Canine Good Citizen certificate.

Upcoming test:

  • Saturday, April 13th, 9am - 12pm
  • Thursday, April 4, 6:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Thursday, April 11, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Trick Dog

Rin Tin Tin, Lassie, and now your dog!  TRICK DOG training has become one of the most exciting new areas in dog training today! Participants who pass the Canine Good Citizen test get credit for five of the ten required tricks for the Trick Dog Novice title.

Upcoming test:

  • Saturday, April 13th, 1pm - 4pm



Review your dog's name recall skills.

Upcoming Classes

  • To be announced



With Stacey Hawk of Hawk City K-9. This class is great for newcomers to the sport of agility. Enhance your agility performance and strengthen your obedience skills.

Upcoming Classes:

$200 for six weeks - No class Sundays, April 21, May 5 and May 26

  • Level 1: Sundays, April 14 - June 9, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Level 2: Sundays, April 14 - June 9, 10:45 am - 11:45 am
  • Level 3: Sundays, April 14 - June 9,  9:30 am - 10:30 am



View our Calendar to see all the dates of upcoming classes!

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