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Companion Dog Level 1
(6 months & older)

For dogs 6 months and older. Whether you've just adopted and want to get off on the right paw, or need a refresher, this class is for you. You will teach/master hand signals and commands (sit, down, come, heel, stay, leave it) and teach your dog to wait at doorways and walk politely on leash. Register

"I learned the value of being persistent working with my dog. He has improved by leaps and bounds. I can't believe how quickly he picked some things up using your great techniques." - Companion Dog Level 1 Client



Companion Dog Level 1
(For Small Dogs Under 25 lbs)

For dogs 6 months and old and under 25lbs. Basic obedience (sit, down, come, heel, stay, leave it) plus specific challenges that small dog owners encounter, such as housetraining, barking and safety. Register

Practicing all the new skills in class helps to see what we've been doing right or wrong" - Companion Dog Level 1 for Small Dogs Client


Shy Dogs
A class for dogs ages 6 mos. and older who a are fearful of strangers, new dogs, and/or environments. The instructor will cover basic obedience as well as:

  • Building confidence
  • Exposing to new situations and people
  • Address shy dog safety
  • Work on basic obedience
  • How to have strangers interact with shy dogs
  • Shy dogs interacting with other dogs

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