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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:

  • Mondays, September 11 - October 30, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Tuesdays, October 3 - November 21, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Mondays, November 6 - December 18, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm (7 weeks only, $265)
  • Wednesdays, December 6 - January 24, 7:00 pm - 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, September 11 - October 30, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Wednesdays, October 4 - November 29, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Mondays, November 6 - December 18, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm (7 weeks only, $220)
  • Tuesdays, December 5 - January 23, 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:

  • Thursday, September 7 - October 26, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesdays, October 3 - November 21, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Thursdays, November 2 - December 28, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Wednesdays, December 6 - January 24, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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:

  • Wednesdays, September 27 - November 15, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Tuesdays, December 5 - Jannuary 23, 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.

$185 for 6 weeks

Upcoming Classes

  • Fridays, November 3 - December 15, 6:00 pm  - 7:00 pm

NO CLASS 11/24

 

Advanced Rally

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

Upcoming Classes

  • To be announced


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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.

$185 for 6 weeks

Upcoming Classes

  • Thursdays, November 2 - December 14, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

NO CLASS 11/23

 

Front!

Review your dog's name recall skills.

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:

$200 for six weeks

  • Level 1: Sundays, November 5 - December 17, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Level 2: Sundays, November 5 - December 17, 10:45 am - 11:45 am
  • Level 3: Sundays, November 5 - December 17,  9:30 am - 10:30 am

NO CLASS 11/26

 

PREVIOUS CLASSES
 

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

 

Tuesday Tutorial 

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

$185 for 6 weeks

Upcoming Classes:

  •  To be announced

 

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

 
 
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