Good Manners training for dogs of all ages!
Good Manners Level 1
Cost: $289 Length:7 weeks
IF your dog overreacts (barking, lunging towards, etc.) to other dogs on leash, you may be better suited for our Reactive Rover class!
Sunday 5/2 at 10:30 AM with Victoria Montgomery *1 spot left*
Saturday 6/5 at 9:15 AM with Janice Gifford, CPDT-KA
Foundation exercises focus on getting attention and then adding other skills for the owner/dog team around distractions. We will explain how dogs learn and the generalization, fluency, and reliability as it pertains to the skills you teach your dog.
Name response and attention behaviors (look cue, touch cue), sit (sit/stay for dinner, sit/stay for doors, sit politely for greeting), down, stand, off/wait cue, come when called, loose leash walking with side swing heel position, stay, and an introduction to the leave-it cue.
Good Manners Level 2
Cost: $215 Length: 6 weeks
Sunday 5/2 at 10:30 AM with Kara Firnrohr, CPDT-KA
Monday 5/17 at 6:30 PM with Janice Gifford, CPDT-KA
This class is for graduates of GM 1 and PK 2 or in-home dog training. This 6 week good manners training class focuses on continued obedience training with higher levels of the three D’s of behavior (distance, duration, and distractions). Practice your greeting skills, both human--dog, and dog-dog, leash walking skills, come when called and stay exercises, as well as leave it practice!
CGC Prep Class
Cost: $239 Length: 6 weeks
Wednesday 4/28 at 6:30 PM with Janice Gifford, CPDT-KA
Sunday 6/20 at 10:30 AM with Kara Firnrohr, CPDT-KA
This class is for those who have completed Good Manners 2 and/or who have dogs who are consistent with basic obedience cues under mild distractions. We will work on preparing you to take the AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Test in week 6. The CGC Award is recognition that your dog has training and behaviors to make him a good citizen at home.