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Group Classes

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· Basic Obedience & Manners Classes
· Behavior Modification Classes
· Advanced Classes
· Baby & Kid Programs
· Sale Classes
· Special Seminars

Basic Obedience & Manners Classes
     
  Puppy Training & Socialization
This class is for puppies 7 to 16 weeks old at the start of class. Class covers puppy obedience, self control, building your relationship, biting, chewing, jumping, socialization, and more!
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  Level I Obedience
This class is the perfect starting point for group class training for dogs over 4 months old. We will teach you how to teach your dog the basics.. from sit to come to stay, and much more!
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  Level II Obedience
This class builds on your Level I Obedience skills. Learn how to perfect the behaviors despite real-life distractions. We also learn heeling with attention in this class.
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  Door Greeting & Not Jumping
This class addresses not jumping on guests at the door, spontaneous neighbor visits in the yard, encountering people on walks, jumping on the kids, and more!
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  Leash Walking - Indoors (Not Pulling on Walks)
If walking your dog seems like a chore, this is the class for you. Learn to have your dog walk at your side without pulling or lagging behind. This is the WINTER version of the outdoor class.
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Behavior Modification Classes
     
  Dog to Dog Socialization for REACTIVE Dogs
Learn how to comfortably introduce your dog to another dog. Class dogs will have good social experiences with other dogs, and you'll gain the skills you need to handle your dog around other dogs.
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  Dog to Human Socialization for REACTIVE Dogs
This class is for dogs that can react towards unfamiliar people (non-family members), even though at other times, like outside the home, they may act quite shy or nervous around strangers.
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  Leash Aggression - Seasonal (Spring-Fall)
This class is for dogs that lunge, bark, growl, or otherwise act crazy when they see another dog while on their leashed walks. Three class sessions are held indoors, and three are held at a local park or lake.
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  Socialization for Shy and Fearful Dogs
This class is for dogs that are shy and afraid of other dogs, people, noises, etc. Dogs enrolled in this class should choose to *retreat* instead of *react* at their triggers.
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Advanced Classes
     
  AKC Canine Good Citizen
This class will spend three sessions working on the test items of the AKC's Canine Good Citizen test, and on the 4th week of class a CGC Evaluator will test all the dogs.
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  Advanced Obedience - Outdoors
Hit the town to visit various dog friendly venues to work on your obedience skills and public manners! We'll visit patios, stores, outdoor events, and more.
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  Advanced Obedience - Indoors
Sharpen your obedience skills through fun and games! This is a light-hearted class where we play lots of games with good distractions. During all the fun, we set up obedience expectations to reach.
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  Rally Obedience
Rally is a fun and exciting team sport for dogs and their handlers! Teams navigate a course with numbered signs indicating different exercises to perform. Rally is great for relationship building!
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  Rally Obedience 2
This class offers more course work, and builds on the skills learned in the first Rally Obedience class. Teams work on harder courses, and learn more advanced signs.
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  Therapy Dog
This class covers the skills and knowledge you'll need as a therapy dog team. We do a lot of role playing of different visiting situations, and do mock evaluations to practice for the real one.
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  Therapy Dog Evaluation
This is the final step towards becoming a registered therapy dog team with Therapy Dogs International. We recommend having completed our Therapy Dog group class prior to taking the test.
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Fun & Sports Classes
     
  Just Tricks
Impress your family and friends with what you and your dog can do! This class goes over a variety of tricks from sit pretty, to wave, to roll over, and more!
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  Agility for Fun!
Fun, invigorating, and a great way to exercise your dog. Agility for Fun is all about teamwork and having a good time with your pup. This is not a competition prep course.
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  Agility 2
Take your Agility for Fun skills to the next level with Agility 2! We'll run harder courses, play more games, and learn new handling skills to keep you and your dog having fun while playing agility!
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  Lure Coursing - Seasonal (Spring-Fall)
Run run RUUUNNNN is the name of this game! Dogs take turns in our fully fenced Sport Park to chase the artificial lure around a set course. This is great activity to exercise your dog in a safe and fun way!
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  Scent Work
This activity is great for all dogs of all activity levels! Dogs learn to sniff out and indicate a specific scent that has been hidden. This game is great for rainy days and sunny days alike!
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  Disc Dog 1
This class covers the basics of disc dog (frisbee dog) including Toss & Catch and Freestyle! Teams will learn and practice a basic freestyle routine, as well as sharpen their skills in other disc games.
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  Disc Dog Freestyle - Seasonal (Spring-Fall)
This class takes your disc dog freestyle skills to the next level! Teams will learn strategies that fit their play style, develop a higher level freestyle routine, all while having fun working on disc dog skills!
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  Disc Dog Games - Seasonal (Spring-Fall)
This class covers 12 different disc dog games! We'll do drills, cover strategies, and practice games each week. This class is for dogs that already play some disc. Crossover (agility/disc) games are covered.
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  Treibball - Seasonal (Spring-Fall)
Urban herding for all dogs! Dogs learn to move an exercise ball around the field and into the set goal area. Owner and dog have to work together to make this happen!
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  Bikejoring - Seasonal (Spring-Fall)
This class covers all areas of bikejoring, including how to teach it, safety for dogs and humans, where to ride, and more! Class is 1 lecture (no dogs) and 2 sessions outside with your dogs.
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Baby & Kid Programs
     
  Your Dog and New Baby Group Class (Preparing for Baby!)
If you are expecting, now is the time to prepare your dog! Let us help you with a structured class, giving you a little to do each week to prepare you and your dog for life with baby.
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  Dog Camp for KIDS!
Send your child and dog to camp together this summer! Or, let your child have a dog experience with one of ours! Camp includes obedience time, canine sports, crafts, and educational topics.
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Sale Classes!
     
  Sale Classes
From time to time we offer our group classes at a sale price. Click the link below to see our list of current classes that are on sale. Hurry.. space is limited!
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Special Seminars!
     
  Urgent Care
Be smart, and be prepared. We'll cover what is normal, what you can do to help, when to schedule an appointment with the vet, and when to get to the emergency vet NOW!
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Seasonal (Spring-Fall Only)
     
  Leash Walking - Outdoors (Not Pulling on Walks)
If walking your dog seems like a chore, this is the class for you. Learn to have your dog walk at your side without pulling or lagging behind. We'll meet outside at local parks. Offered Spring to Fall.
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  Advanced Obedience - Outdoors
Hit the town to visit various dog friendly venues to work on your obedience skills and public manners! We'll visit patios, stores, outdoor events, and more.
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  Recalls (Coming When Called)
This class is designed to help you achieve a reliable recall even at a distance and with distractions. Your dog will have a blast at our fully-fenced one acre outdoor training facility! Offered Spring to Fall.
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  Holiday Manners
This seasonal class, offered in the fall and early winter, covers all the skills you need to tackle the holidays! We will cover door greeting, begging for food, counter surfing, and more!
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