“Keep calm and walk the dog”

Class Descriptions...

  

Puppy Social: for young dogs 10-20 weeks of age. Five (5) pups max. Owner and pup will have access to age appropriate toys and equipment and remain onlead. This is a good way to introduce your young dog to new things and start good dog social skills. This is not a training session, group is supervised. 


Puppy Games:  4 weeks: Open to dogs 3 - 5 months of age. 

The fundamentals of learning all begin with games and tricks. Keep training exciting and fun and teach your dog skills you can use throughout your training years. Learn Beg, Crawl, Get it, Bring, Spin, Tag, Back-Up, Step-Up.

 

Puppy Starter Session: 4 weeks: Open to dogs 3 - 5 months of age.  A great class for young puppies to begin social skills, crate manners, and attention.  Commands:  Drop/Loose, Heads-Up, Leave-It, Squish, Wait, Mine/Yours, Off.


Basic Beginner Level 1: 6 weeks:  Open to dogs 6 months of age or older.

Learn simple obedience commands such as Come, Down, Place, Sit, Stay, Touch as you discover how to communicate with your dog, walk on a loose lead keeping them focused on you and building the bond you share with your dog. 


Basic Beginner Level 2: 6 weeks: Enhance your obedience skills and build on your basic beginner 1 commands with distractions, recall, sit/down stays and turns.  Learn how to combine multiple commands in sequence to challenge your dog’s learning abilities. 

  

K9 for Kids: 4 week class:  This is a good start for children 8 – 12 years of age that want to be responsible pet owners and get  involved with their dog. Learn how to communicate with their pet with simple manners and skills.  Must be accompanied by guardian/adult. 


Confident Canine: 6 week class: Come build trust and confidence in your dog and have some fun. A great way to help shy/reserved dogs learn self-reliance. Learn to balance on a wobble board, walk a plank, go over jumps, run thru a tunnel or chute, stay on a place box, walk over teter-totter and/or climb an a-frame.   

  

Grooming-Manners Workshop:  One hour session, maximum 5 (five) dogs.  Open to dogs 10 weeks of age and older. Get your new puppy or dog used to proper grooming tools, brushes, combs, nail trimmers and how to correctly clean their ears safely. Learn how to work with them to make their grooming time hassle free. Please bring a brush.  


Rally: 6 week class: Rally is a fun sport for handlers and dogs alike. Teams navigate a course of numbered signs and exercises such as left turns, right turns,  sits, downs, circles, spirals, figure 8, jumps, and much more. Great for building trust in the dog/handler relationship. Levels Intro/Novice thru Excellent/Level 3 taught for AKC and WCR (World Cynosport Rally).


Attention & Focus: 4 week class:  One of the most important things you can teach your dog is attention. This session will give you guidelines and tips to help with concentration with skills such as toss, heads-up, look/watch, name-it game, and touch. Additionally  a good class to aid and  improve ring performance. 


Sit Straight: 4 week class: Are you in the competition ring for obedience or rally? Are you losing points for crooked or out of position Sits?? This class will give you and your dog the additional skills to make those heel sits and/or fronts with more precision and help you obtain the results you are looking for in the performance ring.  


Therapy Dog: 6 week class: This class helps prepare you and your dog for certification thru Bright & Beautiful Therapy Dogs. Your dog should possess a solid obedience background. We will expand on long distance sits, downs, stay and recall. Dogs will be exposed to medical equipment, canes, walkers, wheelchair and more. Work thru noise, dog, and food distractions, dog to dog interaction and manners. 


Tricks: Get involved with your dog and just have some fun. Learn some of these tricks: jump thru a hoop, Find a treat, Fetch a ball, toy, walk on a balance beam, paws up, spin, touch/target, tunnel, push ups (sit, down, sit, down) and many more. 


Walking Rover: 4 week class: Does your dog tug, pull and drag you down the street? These sessions will start you on your way to simple ways to help make the walk more enjoyable and pleasant for you and your dog. Exercise is an important part of your dog’s daily routine, make it something you both look forward to. 



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