Puppy Behaviors, Manners, Tricks, and Cooperative Care
*Private or virtual training is recommended for vocal and fearful dogs (initially).
Doggie Duos Manners One
This in person 6 week course enrolls 2 dog/handler teams per class and is open to dogs 5 months or older. Beginning manners skills include wellness & prevention, body language & communication, sit, wait, down, stay, release, loose leash walking, settling on a mat around distractions, leave it and coming when called.
Puppy class is for puppies 20 weeks and under for whom an age appropriate classmate is assigned (when available). Puppy class includes a Puppy Lesson eBook to expand on class topics including Wellness, Prevention, Rewards, Puppy Biting, House Training, Socialization, Handling, Food Manners, Rules of Tug (take & drop), and The Smiling Leash. Q&A takes place in class to expand on other topics. Puppies' 1st & 2nd vaccines required.
Take positive reinforcement to the next level with clicker training and earn trick titles from the American Kennel Club. Manners one graduation encouraged before advancing to tricks. Trick title online evaluations also available via remote consults. Click here to watch a video of novice dog tricks.
This seasonal 4 week course takes place outdoors at a dog friendly brewery. Manners one is a prerequisite and students must be dog & people tolerant. Enjoy a pint while gently guiding your dog on advanced manners including calm greetings, settling under the table, leash walking around distractions and polite ordering.
Real time remote class from the comfort of home. Skills include wellness & prevention, communication, sit, down, come, go to place, loose leash walking, leave it, stay, wait & release. Graduates have the option of testing for an American Kennel Club Virtual Home Manners Title.