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SuperPuppy

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 each week.

Limited to 8-12 puppies. Cost is $300 for 8 weeks

Upcoming Classes:

  • Tuesdays, June 6 - August 1, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm (no class 7/4)
  • Mondays, July 10 - August 28, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Wednesdays, August 2 - September 20, 7:00 - 8:30 pm 

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.

$250 for 8 weeks

Upcoming classes:

  • Mondays, May 1 - June 26, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm  (no class May 29)
  • Wednesdays, June 7 - July 26, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Tuesdays, July 11 - August 29, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Tuesdays, August 8 - September 26, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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INTERMEDIATE OBEDIENCE

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. 

$250 for 8 weeks

Upcoming classes:

  • Mondays, May 1 - June 26, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm  (no class May 29)
  • Thursdays, June 1 - July 20, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Wednesdays, August 2 - September 20, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Interested in a July BBL1? Check out our 'Runnin' Recalls and Solid Stays' class, described below.

 

Beyond Basics Level 2

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

$250 for 8 weeks

Upcoming classes:

  • Mondays, July 10 - August 28, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


ADVANCED OBEDIENCE


Beyond Basics Level 3: Rally Obedience

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.

Open to graduates of Beyond Basics Level 2 or with instructor approval.

$250 for 8 weeks

Upcoming Classes

  • Thursdays, June 1 - July 20, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm (taught by instructor Shawn Peek)

$185 for 6 weeks

Upcoming Classes

  • Thursdays, July 27 - August 31, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm (taught by instructor Jasmine Haldane)

Advanced Rally

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

$90 for 3 weeks

Upcoming Classes

  • To be announced

Tuesday Tutorial 

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

$185 for 6 weeks

Upcoming Classes:

  •  To be announced


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Review your dog's name recall skills.

Upcoming Classes

  • Thursdays, August 17 - August 31, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

$75 for 3 weeks
 


Runnin' Recalls & Solid Stays

A 4 week 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.

$130 for 4 weeks

Upcoming Classes

  • Wednesdays, July 5 - July 26, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Wag It Games Level 1

For dogs of all ages with basic manners. Build your dog's focus, teamwork and skills. Includes Shadow Skills (heeling on both sides with lots of twists and turns) and No Need For Speed Obstacle Skills (bridges, mini tunnels, hoops and scooters).

$150 for 6 weeks

Upcoming Classes:

  • To be announced

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Wag It Games Level 2

Advance your team skills! Shadow Skills - advanced heeling and maneuvering on both sides of the handler. No Need For Speed obstable skills - ramps, sway bridges, mat games and more! Sniff It - Identifying and locating food scents. Dog Ball - lay the foundation for your dog to roll exercise balls with their nose.

$150 for 6 weeks

Upcoming Classes: To be announced
 

Wag It Games Trial

Wag It! Games Shadow Skills & No Need for Speed Obstacles. WAG IT! GAMES trial participants must be registered with WAG IT! GAMES.  Go to www.wagitgames.com and select 'Dog Registration'.

Upcoming Trials: 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: To be announced

Upcoming Practice Test: To be announced


 

Fit with Fido

Bring your dog to our "gym." An aerobic workout set to music -- for you AND your dog. Be prepared to sweat! Workout clothes (for you!) required.

Upcoming Classes: To be announced

 

Preparing Your Dog For A Baby

Preparing Your Dog For A Baby Covers reliable responses to obedience cues and specific preparation exercises to familiarize your dog to the sights and sounds of a baby. Whether you are currently pregnant, hope to be expecting soon, or have a family member who will be having a baby, this class is open to all.

Two hour seminar, $60

Call us with your due dates!

Upcoming Classes: To be announced





 

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Agility

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:

$170 for five weeks

  • Level 1: Sunday, April 30 - June 25 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Level 2: Sunday, April 30 - June 25 10:45 am - 11:45 am
  • Level 3: Sunday, April 30 - June 25  9:30 am - 10:30 am

NO CLASS May 14, May 21, May 28, and June 11


$175 for five weeks

  • Level 1: Sunday, July 9 - August 20 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Level 2: Sunday, July 9 - August 20 10:45 am - 11:45 am
  • Level 3: Sunday, July 9 - August 20  9:30 am - 10:30 am

NO CLASS July 30 and August 6

 

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

 
 
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