CLASSES FOR THE OLDER CROWD!
HELP! MY DOG NEEDS MANNERS!
This is an monthly introductory hands-on workshop to give you instruction on Leash Manners and Jumping Issues. This one-hour workshop is taught by Fran Menley, our AKC approved Evaluator and trainer of Mindful Mutt Academy. You may register over the phone or stop in 15 minutes before class starts. The cost is $20 and includes a money saving coupon! See our class calendar for our next workshop dates!!
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AKC CANINE GOOD CITIZEN PROGRAM
We strongly recommend this class if you plan to move to the next level of training or plan to be involved with therapy, service, agility or any other type of specialized situations with you new companion! This is a great obedience class with the basic manners being taught.
CLASS DESCRIPTION: This class uses AKC Canine Good Citizen guidelines and a test will be conducted by a AKC approved evaluator on the last day of class. Once your pet has passed the test, pet parents can submit the paperwork and receive their certificate from AKC. Taking this course helps your pet learn how to behave in public and can help you move on to the next step of training and is for any breed or mixed breed and your pet does not have to be AKC registered to participate.
Week 1 Accepting a friendly stranger, sitting politely for petting, appearance and grooming
Week 2 Out for a walk (walking on a loose leash)
Week 3 Walking through a crowd
Week 4 Sit and down on command/staying in place, recall coming when
Week 5 Reaction to another dog, reaction to distractions
Week 6 Supervised separation
Week 7 Test (optional)
RECOMMENDED AGE: 1 year and older
CLASS SPECIFICS: 1 hour per week for 7 weeks
Cost is $180 (+ certificate) Deposit of 50% due with registration
form and balance due on 1st night of class.
Minimum class size is 3, Maximum 6-8
HEALTH REQUIREMENTS: proof from vet of all age-appropriate vaccinations. Recommend Bordatella (kennel cough).
EQUIPMENT NEEDED: Flat Buckle or Martingale-Type Collar, 6 Foot Leash, Yummy Training Treats (we recommend Zukes Mini-Naturals) and a Brush.
(these items will be available on the first night of class for a 20% discount)
*CLASSES ARE HELD ON THURSDAYS FROM 6:30PM – 7:30PM-see calendar or call for next classes!