Beginning Classes - Level 1 Handlers will teach their dog the beginning basic obedience commands; dogs will learn to heel by their side, to sit on command, to down on command, to stand for exam and to come on command. Participants will also work on basic household obedience exercises and socialization. Dog must be current on vaccines. On the first night of class, please bring your dog’s shot record and your dog.
Advanced Obedience Classes - Level 2In this class we will build on the skills learned in the Level 1 course. Skills will advance to the next level with more distractions in place, more distance with the stationary commands as well as the recall exercise. Handlers and dogs need to have taken Level 1 obedience as a prerequisite. Socialization exercises will continue to be taught. Dogs must be current on vaccines. On the first night of class, please bring your dog’s shot record and your dog. This class is a prerequisite to Therapy Dog training classes offered in January on Saturdays.
Therapy Dog Training Classes Dogs must have taken advanced Level 2 training classes. Dogs will learn the skills to be prepared for evaluation for therapy dog international testing. Evaluation will be done by a certified TDI evaluator. Additional fee for evaluation, due at that time. Testing requirements may be found on TherapyDogInternational.com.
Puppy Dog Obedience (ages 12 weeks to 6 months) Handlers will teach their puppy the basic obedience commands, such as heel to your side, to come when called, to sit and to down on command, and to stand for exam. Participants will work on household manners such as not jumping, to wait at the door as well as introducing puppies to toe nail trimming, ear cleaning, other grooming tasks and socialization skills. Puppies must be current on vaccines, Bordatella is recommended also. On this first day of class, please bering your puppy’s shot record, a leash (no retractable) soft small treats, and your puppy.
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