Take your training to the next level with real-life applications. If your dog already knows the basics, this class will offer new challenges!
Out & About
Put your obedience skills to the test when you work as a team with your dog in the distractions of the outside world.
Living in Peace at Home with Your Adolescent Dog
This four-week online class will help you work on challenging behaviors that are specific to keeping the peace in your home.
Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Prep
Fine-tune your dog’s obedience skills as you prepare for the ten exercises required to pass the AKC’s Canine Good Citizen test.
Urban Canine Good Citizen (CGCU) Prep
The AKC Urban Canine Good Citizen program requires dogs to demonstrate CGC skills in a more urban setting that includes traffic, crowds, noises, smells and other distractions that are present in a city or town. This class meets outside in different locations each week.
Advanced Canine Good Citizen (CGCA) Prep
Take your dog’s CGC skills to the next level by teaching them skills in real-life settings. In this class, you’ll practice calling your dog past a distraction, walking through a real crowd, and even teaching them to “leave” food that may be found on a sidewalk. This class meets outside in different locations each week.
Passing Dogs on Leash: Skills for Success
Does your dog-friendly dog tune you out around other dogs? Does your dog pull with excitement toward other dogs? Wonder whether to let your dog meet other dogs on leash? This four-week class will teach you and your dog the skills and knowledge to successfully navigate these situations.
Come play schoolyard games adapted for dogs! We will use games to strengthen your relationship with your dog and improve their basic manners.
In this 3-week class, you will learn how to get and keep your dog’s attention, leash handling skills, how to reinforce your dog effectively, and how to maneuver around distractions.
Love the Leash: End the Tug of War
In this four-session class you’ll learn ways to help you and your dog to loosen the leash, and to walk together in harmony.
Love the Leash: Relationship Walking
Join us to create wonderful walks with attention games, patterned courses, free-walking, and sports foundations.