Dog Training Classes

Paws-itively Obedient offers a wide variety of
dog training classes at 275 Oak St, Pembroke, MA.
All of our instructors are certified professional dog trainers.
CPDT-KA certified instructors must have 36 continuing education credits every 3 years to keep their credentials.


Puppy Classes – for pups 8- 18 weeks of age

*In general, puppies can start puppy socialization classes as early as 7-8 weeks of age. Puppies should receive a minimum of one set of vaccines (distemper/parvo vaccination) at least 7 days prior to the first class and a first deworming. They should be kept up-to-date on vaccines throughout the class.

Preschool for pups 8-12 weeks of age: early and appropriate socialization, exposure, management and training for pups 8-12 weeks of age. This is a 4 week class with open enrollment, you can start ASAP! This is a preschool class – kindergarten should follow!

Puppy Kindergarten Level 1: continued socialization and puppy management, with beginning obedience behaviors. This is an 8 week class, no pups week 1. Pups need to be between 12-18 weeks of age at their first class!

Puppy Kindergarten Level 2: continued obedience training for pups who have taken PK 1!


Adolescent Classes – for dogs over 18 weeks of age

Good Manners Level 1: This is general obedience for all dogs over 18 weeks of age. This is an 8 week class, no dogs week 1. Topics covered include management and problem behavior prevention, sit, down, back off, come when called, stay, and leave it and loose leash walking!

Good Manners Level 2: Continued training for graduated of GM 1 and PK 2! Incorporates higher levels of the three D’s of behavior (distractions, duration, and distance.)

Canine Good Citizen Prep Class: The American Kennel Club’s Canine Good Citizen test prep class – 10 behaviors practiced in this 6 week class with the exam being held the last class. View for more.


Specialty Classes

We also offer FUN classes such as Activities, Agility, Rally Novice, Nose Work classes and more!

Activities Class 5 weeks $175

Agility Introduction 6 weeks $189

Out and About Sessions $45

Rally Novice Introduction 5 weeks $175


Training Games

If you would like more information about a particular class click on the link above or visit our Class Schedule page.

We also offer private in-home training and behavior consulting, from basic puppy issues to adolescent behavior.

In-home sessions are recommended for any owner that may be dealing with a fear or anxiety behavior issue.