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Just Starting Out (Puppy, Beginners, Canine Good Citizen)

Beginner Obedience 12:00 PM
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Beginner Obedience 12:00 PM

$130

with Suzanne Morrone

Calendar Current session started Jan 3, 2023 at 12 pm, runs for 7 weeks

The course begins to train you to train your dog. Basic obedience skills are introduced. Topics include correct equipment, commands/praise/release, proper footwork, how dogs communicate/learn, sit/stay, walking on a leash. 

Requirements: Dog must be at least 4 months of age or older and not agressive.

 

Click the following links for a flow chart to help determine which  obedience class is  suitable to your goals and abilities:

 

obedience_Flow_Chart

Flow_Chart_Class_Descriptions

 

 

Equipment:

- All collars are acceptable, except no e-collars. Your instructor recommends a Flat or buckle collar

-6 foot leash

-mat or bath rug  for your dog to lay down.

 

*NO retractable leash.

 

Handler equipment:

-A treat bag or pockets to put your dog’s food in

-Plenty of food for you dog. It can be their daily food allowance and/or treats. The more variety the better!

(NO treats that are oily, flaky, or crumbly)

*TIP: have the food ready cut into pinky nail size bites.

-Water bowl

-Water for you and your dog

-Comfy shoes and clothing

 

Cancellation/Refund Policy

 

1)    Cancellation of a class for any reason BEFORE the first class date of a  session will be refunded minus our coursestorm and credit card fees (currently about $13)

2)    There are no refunds for any cancellations AFTER the first class of a session.

3)    There will be no refunds or pro-rating for any classes missed or start dates after the first class of a session.

4)    Transfers to a more appropriate class after the class start datemay be possible with approval and subject to space availability.

Puppy 12:00 PM
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Puppy 12:00 PM

$130

with Claire Canderle

Calendar Current session started Jan 3, 2023 at 12 pm, runs for 7 weeks

Your puppy is learning from the moment her little paws hit the ground. This class will give you the information you need to prepare and know in advance, the most important aspects of your puppy's first 8-16 weeks in your home. This information will help you have the most fun with the least amount of stress on your new journey. Content will include the following: the 5 important things to get accomplished with your puppy before they are 16 weeks old. 

 

Bite Inhibition – resource guarding prevention 

Socialization - People, Places and Things. 

Potty Training Problems 

Separation Anxiety Prevention 

Body Handling, grooming and veterinary handling 

 

Training games will cover: 

Relax on a mat 

Leave the treat to get the treat 

Touch 

Watch Me 

Recall training games -how to train your puppy to come back to you 

Name Game 

Drop It or Give 

Walking on a leash 

Sit, Down, Stand, Stay 

 

PLEASE NOTE: Your puppy must be under 16 weeks at the beginning of class. If your puppy is older, beginners obedience is the appropriate class for which you should register. See links below.

 

Requirements: Your puppy must be current on all vaccinations to attend class. Please follow the recommendations of your vet regarding vaccinations. Please bring proof of vaccination to the class on the first night. Rabies vaccinations are not required for dogs under 6 months of age.

 

Click the following link for a flow chart to help determine which  obedience class is  suitable to your goals and abilities:

 

obedience_Flow_Chart

Flow_Chart_Class_Descriptions

 

For PUPPY class. Please bring:   - 6 foot leash   

   - Buckle collar   

   - Rug, towel or some sort of mat for puppy

   - Lots of a variety of small, easy to eat treats    

   - NO harnesses and NO retractable leashes 

 

Cancellation/Refund Policy

 

To survive as a non-profit organization in the expensive Silicon Valley, we need to adhere to the following cancellation/refund policy to afford you and other students fair and reasonable training offerings. By registering for our classes, you are accepting the following:

 

1)    Cancellation of a class for any reason BEFORE the first class date of a  session will be refunded minus our coursestorm and credit card fees (currently about $13)

2)    There are no refunds for any cancellations AFTER the first class of a session.

3)    There will be no refunds or pro-rating for any classes missed or start dates after the first class of a session.

4)    Transfers to a more appropriate class after the class start datemay be possible with approval and subject to space availability.

Beginner Obedience 2:00 PM
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Beginner Obedience 2:00 PM

$130

with Lynn Buck

Calendar Current session started Jan 3, 2023 at 2 pm, runs for 7 weeks

The course begins to train you to train your dog. Basic obedience skills are introduced. Topics include correct equipment, commands/praise/release, proper footwork, how dogs communicate/learn, sit/stay, walking on a leash. 

Requirements: Dog must be at least 4 months of age or older and not agressive.

 

Click the following links for a flow chart to help determine which  obedience class is  suitable to your goals and abilities:

 

obedience_Flow_Chart

Flow_Chart_Class_Descriptions

 

Equipment:

No retractable leashes. 

4-6' slip leads, - All collars are acceptable, except no e-collars. Your instructor's preference for allowable are choke collar, humane choke collar (martingale collar), buckle collars. Pinches  if they are already using one.

 

Come to class with your dog hungry. Soft treats (hot dogs sliced to size of a nickel, whole pieces of string cheese, or any other soft treat your dog LOVES). 

 

Cancellation/Refund Policy

 

1)    Cancellation of a class for any reason BEFORE the first class date of a  session will be refunded minus our coursestorm and credit card fees (currently about $13)

2)    There are no refunds for any cancellations AFTER the first class of a session.

3)    There will be no refunds or pro-rating for any classes missed or start dates after the first class of a session.

4)    Transfers to a more appropriate class after the class start datemay be possible with approval and subject to space availability.

CGC / Intermediate Obedience - 5:00 PM
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CGC / Intermediate Obedience - 5:00 PM

$130

with Marly Louw

Calendar Current session started Jan 3, 2023 at 5 pm, runs for 7 weeks

This class is for students who wish to prepare their dog for the CGC required behaviors as well as for students who just want to advance their dog's obedience skills to a higher level, e.g., longer stays, duration attention, focused heeling, ignoring distractions, emergency stop and rock solid recall. Food rewards are used; however, students will learn how to wean off food rewards through the use of engagement and play.

Requirements: Completion of Beginner class or equivalent skill level. 

 

Click the following link for a flow chart to help determine which  obedience class is  suitable to your goals and abilities: 

 

obedience_Flow_Chart

Flow_Chart_Class_Descriptions

 

Equipment:

-- All collars are acceptable, except no e-collars. Your instructor recommends a Flat or buckle collar

-6 foot leash

-Big towel (mat or bath rug preferred) for your dog to lay down.

 

*NO retractable leash.

 

Handler equipment:

-A treat bag or pockets to put your dog’s food in

-Plenty of food for you dog. It can be their daily food allowance and/or treats. The more variety the better!

(NO treats that are oily, flaky, or crumbly)

*TIP: have the food ready cut into pinky nail size bites.

-Water bowl

-Water for you and your dog

-Comfy shoes and clothing

 

 

 

Cancellation/Refund Policy

 

To survive as a non-profit organization in the expensive Silicon Valley, we need to adhere to the following cancellation/refund policy to afford you and other students fair and reasonable training offerings. By registering for our classes, you are accepting the following:

 

1)    Cancellation of a class for any reason BEFORE the first class date of a  session will be refunded minus our coursestorm and credit card fees (currently about $13)

2)    There are no refunds for any cancellations AFTER the first class of a session.

3)    There will be no refunds or pro-rating for any classes missed or start dates after the first class of a session.

4)    Transfers to a more appropriate class after the class start datemay be possible with approval and subject to space availability.

Beginner Obedience 6:00 PM
Registration Unavailable

Beginner Obedience 6:00 PM

$130

with Marly Louw

Calendar Current session started Jan 3, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 7 weeks

The course begins to train you to train your dog. Basic obedience skills are introduced. Topics include correct equipment, commands/praise/release, proper footwork, how dogs communicate/learn, sit/stay, walking on a leash. 

Requirements: Dog must be at least 4 months of age or older and not agressive.

 

Click the following links for a flow chart to help determine which  obedience class is  suitable to your goals and abilities:

 

obedience_Flow_Chart 

Flow_Chart_Class_Descriptions

 

Equipment:

-- All collars are acceptable, except no e-collars. Your instructor recommends a Flat or buckle collar

-6 foot leash

-Big towel (mat or bath rug preferred) for your dog to lay down.

 

*NO retractable leash.

 

Handler equipment:

-A treat bag or pockets to put your dog’s food in

-Plenty of food for you dog. It can be their daily food allowance and/or treats. The more variety the better!

(NO treats that are oily, flaky, or crumbly)

*TIP: have the food ready cut into pinky nail size bites.

-Water bowl

-Water for you and your dog

-Comfy shoes and clothing

 

Cancellation/Refund Policy

 

1)    Cancellation of a class for any reason BEFORE the first class date of a  session will be refunded minus our coursestorm and credit card fees (currently about $13)

2)    There are no refunds for any cancellations AFTER the first class of a session.

3)    There will be no refunds or pro-rating for any classes missed or start dates after the first class of a session.

4)    Transfers to a more appropriate class after the class start datemay be possible with approval and subject to space availability.

CGC / Intermediate Obedience - 7:00 PM
Registration Unavailable

CGC / Intermediate Obedience - 7:00 PM

$130

with Marly Louw

Calendar Current session started Jan 3, 2023 at 7 pm, runs for 7 weeks

This class is for students who wish to prepare their dog for the CGC required behaviors as well as for students who just want to advance their dog's obedience skills to a higher level, e.g., longer stays, duration attention, focused heeling, ignoring distractions, emergency stop and rock solid recall. Food rewards are used; however, students will learn how to wean off food rewards through the use of engagement and play.

Requirements: Completion of Beginner class or equivalent skill level. 

 

Click the following links for a flow chart to help determine which  obedience class is  suitable to your goals and abilities: 

 

obedience_Flow_Chart

Flow_Chart_Class_Descriptions

 

Equipment:

- All collars are acceptable, except no e-collars. Your instructor recommends a Flat or buckle collar

6 foot leash

-Big towel (mat or bath rug preferred) for your dog to lay down.

 

*NO retractable leash.

 

Handler equipment:

-A treat bag or pockets to put your dog’s food in

-Plenty of food for you dog. It can be their daily food allowance and/or treats. The more variety the better!

(NO treats that are oily, flaky, or crumbly)

*TIP: have the food ready cut into pinky nail size bites.

-Water bowl

-Water for you and your dog

-Comfy shoes and clothing

 

 

 

Cancellation/Refund Policy

 

1)    Cancellation of a class for any reason BEFORE the first class date of a  session will be refunded minus our coursestorm and credit card fees (currently about $13)

2)    There are no refunds for any cancellations AFTER the first class of a session.

3)    There will be no refunds or pro-rating for any classes missed or start dates after the first class of a session.

4)    Transfers to a more appropriate class after the class start datemay be possible with approval and subject to space availability.

 





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