Prerequisite – Basic Manners or equivalent. Increase your dog’s skills developed in Basic Manners by introducing more distractions. You will also learn how to apply these behaviors and the tools in your training toolbox to the real world.
CGC Canine Good Citizen Workshop:
Do you think your dog has the potential to be an AKC Canine Good Citizen? The CGC program was created to reward dogs that have good manners in the home & in the community. This class prepares dogs to pass each of the 10 test items and culminates with the opportunity to pass the test and earn the CGC title.
Curb Your Dog’s Enthusiasm:
This workshop is appropriate for dogs of all training levels. If your dog needs to learn some self control especially around food, doors, dogs and/or greeting people then this is the class for you!
Door Decorum: Teaching Manners at the Door:
This one-hour workshop introduces you to strategies to eliminate bad behavior at the door, including barking at the doorbell, jumping on guests as they enter, and rushing out the door. Your dog will learn that it’s actually more rewarding to be calm and polite around the door.
Intro to Rally Obedience:
Prerequisite – Basic Manners or similar. This fun class will introduce you and your dog to the quickly growing sport of Rally-O, in which a dog and handler team performs a course of obedience tasks including sits, stays, heeling, weaving through cones, and much more. Each week you will learn basic Rally behaviors and then string them together into a course. Rally-O is a fantastic way to build on your dog’s basic manners skills in a creative and engaging way.
Loose Leash Walking Workshop:
Prerequisite – Basic Manners or similar. Do you walk your dog or does s/he walk you? In this class you will learn a variety of techniques for teaching leash walking so you can choose what works best for you. You will be given the opportunity to practice them during outside walking challenges featuring various distractions.
Teach Your Dog to Stay. No Matter What.:
Would you like your dog to stay when guests come through the door? When you’re outside, do you want a dog that sits politely by your side while you chat with a neighbor? This workshop will show you how to achieve a rock solid stay in a variety of situations. You will learn how to teach your dog a reliable stay even when you walk away, and even when there are distractions present. We will work at your dog’s level, and by the end of class you will have the tools to continue practicing under an array of circumstances.
Prerequisite – Basic Manners or similar. Take your dog’s obedience to the next level in this class with Frankie Joiris of Speedoggie Performance Dog Training. Exercises will help you work towards being able to complete Competition Obedience skills including heeling, sit-stay, down-stay, retrieve, come when called and more.