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
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 Class $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 Class $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 Class $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 Class $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!
Available Tests/Certifications ($25 each)
- AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy
- AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC)
- AKC Community Canine (CGCA)
- AKC Urban Canine Good Citizen (CGCU)
- AKC Trick Dog
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 National Therapy Dog Registry at two separate facilities.
Tricks 1 / Tricks 2 / Tricks 3 $250
Want to have some fun? Tricks class is a great way to strengthen the communication skills between you and your dog while also learning some fun cues! This class is a fun, easy pairing of mental enrichment and physical exercise! At the end of each class dogs are encouraged to take an AKC Trick Dog Test!
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.