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Obedience Pet Manners 1

Topics include:  basic obedience skills for dogs and owners to use in everyday life. Walking on a loose-leash, sit, down, stay, recall, handling, grooming, attention, and self-control.  Relationship training and problem solving for specific issues are also addressed.

Prerequisite: Dog over 6 months of age. Class length: 50 minutes Limit: 5 dogs

Obedience Pet Manners 2 – CGC Preparation

More advanced instruction in heel, sit, stay, down, come, and more.  Proofing your dog’s skills, beginning off-leash work, advanced attention.

Prerequisite: Pet Manners 1 or instructor permission. Class length: 50 minutes Limit: 6

Competition Obedience (Beginning, Intermediate, or Advanced)

Obedience training is an excellent way to build a better relationship with your dog. Competition obedience requires teamwork, precision, attention and focus and can be a fun and rewarding sport for you and your dog. 

Prerequisite: Pet Manners 2 or instructor permission. Class length: 50 minutes Limit: 6

The following subjects are taught on a periodic basis as a class or workshop. 
  • Really Reliable Recall

  • Focused Heeling 

  • Crate Games

  • Rock Solid Stays

  • Clicker Training – Trick Shaping

  • Canine Self Control

Obedience & Manners

Our adult dog classes are designed to create an obedient companion that’s a joy to live with and an integral member of your family as well as a Canine Good Citizen®. We gear our Pet Manners classes to help you train your dog to pass the AKC Canine Good Citizenship (CGC) Test. If your dog is weak in one area (recalls, stays, etc.) we offer shorter topics classes that teach individual skills in specific problem areas. These are periodically offered as one or two session workshops as well as topic classes throughout the year.

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