Group Classes

We have new policies in place for group classes due to COVID-19:
The number of dogs and students permitted in each class has decreased.
We ask that all clients wear facemasks while participating in class.
We will be taking extra care to sanitize thoroughly between each class
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The cost listed covers all weeks of class.
Basics, More Manners, and Advanced classes can be repeated at no cost for up to a year and a half. There are two repeating spots available in each group class.
All dogs must be current on vaccinations to participate in group classes or private sessions.
Required vaccinations: Rabies, DAPP/DHPP, and Bordetella/Kennel Cough

Puppy $250 | 6 weeks | 1 hour

Puppy class is the most important class you will ever take and one of the best decisions you will make for your puppy! This class will focus on socialization, which is crucial for puppies under 4 months of age. You will learn how to perform basic husbandry skills with your puppy, as well as basic obedience cues. This class will also give your puppy the opportunity to socialize with other puppies close in age.
Puppies must be 16 weeks and under to join this class.

The first week of this class is an orientation WITHOUT your puppy. Concerned about bringing your puppy out before vaccines are finished? Please read the Puppy Socialization Position Statement from the American Society of Animal Behavior.

Puppies MUST have at least one set of vaccines given 10 days prior to the start of class.

The Basics $250 | 6 weeks | 1 hour

Learn how to develop a clear form of communication with your dog. In this class we will work on your dog focusing on you in public, as well as basic cues such as sit, down, stay, walking on a loose leash, and recall. Being in a group also allows us to help your dog learn to perform in front of other dogs and people.

The first week of this class is an orientation and we ask that you DO NOT bring your dogs.

More Manners $250 | 6 weeks | 1 hour

Pre-requisite: The Basics

This class focuses on your dog learning to perform cues with more distraction and expanding your dog’s skill set. In this class we will work on leash walking with distractions, wait at the door, recall with distractions, stay with distractions, duration, and distance (separately), go to place, and polite greetings. Your dog will also learn a fun trick!

Advanced $250 | 6 weeks | 1 hour

Pre-requisite: More Manners

Advanced class is for dogs who have made it through our Basics and More Manners classes and are ready for a more challenging environment. In this class we will work on your dog responding to you with moderate to high levels of distractions present. Cues we will work on with distractions include wait, stay, and recall. Your dog will also learn the ‘heel’ cue and work on a fun trick!

AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Prep $275 | 5 weeks | 1 hour

This class will prepare you and your dog to take the American Kennel Club’s Canine Good Citizen Test (AKC CGC). This test is a great first step in working towards a therapy dog certification and is sometimes helpful when looking to rent with a dog. The cost of the test is included in the class price and will be held on the 5th week of class.

Learn more about the CGC Test HERE.

Therapy Dog $350 | 6 weeks

Pre-requisite: AKC Canine Good Citizen

Therapy Dog Class is designed for handlers and their dogs who would like to be a certified therapy dog team!

This class will cover:

  • What makes a good therapy dog team
  • Canine body language (stress signals)
  • Proper equipment and supplies
  • Handler role in therapy dog team
  • Cues and skills needed to pass the therapy dog test

The class cost includes testing through the K9to5 Therapy Dog Agency at two separate facilities.

K9to5 Therapy Dog Agency

Tricks Level 1 $250 | 6 weeks | 1 hour

Want to have some fun? Tricks class is a great way to strengthen the communication skills between you and your dog while also providing mental enrichment and physical exercise!

In Tricks 1 you and your dog will learn to perform at least 10 tricks off of the AKC Novice Trick Dog list with the goal of earning your dog’s AKC Novice Trick Dog Title (TKN) at the end of class.

The cost of the Trick Dog test is included in the class and given on the last week.

Learn more about AKC Trick dog here: AKC Trick Dog

Tricks Level 2 $250 | 6 weeks | 1 hour

Want to have some fun? Tricks class is a great way to strengthen the communication skills between you and your dog while also providing mental enrichment and physical exercise!

In Tricks 2 you and your dog will learn to perform at least 10 tricks off of the AKC Intermediate Trick Dog list with the goal of earning your dog’s AKC Intermediate Trick Dog Title (TKI) at the end of class.

The cost of the Trick Dog test is included in the class and given on the last week.

Learn more about AKC Trick dog here: AKC Trick Dog

Tricks Level 3 $250 | 6 weeks | 1 hour

Want to have some fun? Tricks class is a great way to strengthen the communication skills between you and your dog while also providing mental enrichment and physical exercise!

In Tricks 1 you and your dog will learn to perform at least 10 tricks off of the AKC Advanced Trick Dog list with the goal of earning your dog’s AKC Advanced Trick Dog Title (TKA) at the end of class.

The cost of the Trick Dog test is included in the class and given on the last week.

Learn more about AKC Trick dog here: AKC Trick Dog

Certifications

Available Tests/Certifications ($25 each)
Several of our Trainers at Dog On It are AKC CGC Evaluators and capable of testing for CGC and Trick Dog titles!

  • AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy
  • AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC)
  • AKC Community Canine (CGCA)
  • AKC Urban Canine Good Citizen (CGCU)
  • AKC Novice Trick Dog (TKN)
  • AKC Intermediate Trick Dog (TKI)
  • AKC Advanced Trick Dog (TKA)
  • AKC Trick Dog Performer (TKP)
  • AKC Trick Dog Elite Performer (TKE)

Day Training

Day Training involves a trainer coming to your home multiple times a week and working with your dog without you being present. At the end of each week you and the trainer will meet to have a skills transfer session where they will go over what was taught that week, how to maintain the behaviors, and changes that you may need to make in your home. This is a great option for owners who may not have as much time to invest in the initial training with their dog.

Initial Session (In-Home): $150

9 Session Package (2 1-hour sessions + 1 skill transfer per week for 3 weeks): $665
12 Session Package (3 1-hour sessions + 1 skill transfer session per week for 3 weeks): $880
15 Session Package (4 1-hour sessions + 1 skill transfer session per week for 3 weeks): $1095

Walk and Train

Walk and Train is the perfect option for a dog who needs to learn how to walk nicely on a leash!
This service involves a trainer coming to your home multiple times a week and working with your dog on leash walking skills.
At the end of the 3 weeks the trainer will meet with you for a 30 minute skills transfer session where they will cover what your dog learned and instruct you on how to maintain the skill. 

6 Session Package (2 30-minute walks per week for 3 weeks): $235
9 Session Package (3 30-minute walks per week for 3 weeks): $330
12 Session Package (4 30-minute walks per week for 3 weeks): $425

Private Lessons

We offer private lessons with our trainers in the facility or in your home. If you are a new client, an initial session is scheduled first, then you have the option to purchase single sessions or invest in lesson packages.

Initial Session (In-Facility): $100
Single Session (In-Facility): $85
4 Session Package (In-Facility): $330
6 Session Package (In-Facility): $490
8 Session Package (In-Facility): $650

Initial Session (In-Home): $150
Single Session (In-Home): $135
4 Session Package (In-Home): $530
6 Session Package (In-Home): $790
8 Session Package (In-Home): $1050

Contact us with any questions about private sessions or to schedule your initial session.