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Training Schedule

PUPPY PRESCHOOL

(Structured Socialization)

4 Week Session ($116.98 incl tax).

This skill developmental class is for healthy puppies 10 weeks to 6 months of age who have started their vaccinations. Focus is to acclimate your puppy to becoming a well-adjusted and properly behaved.

Starts

MARCH 5th, TUES 8:00PM

Children and adults are encouraged to participate in this class for healthy puppies 10 weeks to 6 months of age who have
started their vaccinations. An important first step to acclimate your puppy to becoming well-adjusted and properly behaved family companion is
early exposure to a structured socialization class, which may help prevent development of anxiety and exaggerated responses later in life. Your puppy
learns proper play manners while building confidence around people and other dogs in a friendly fun style for your puppy’s overall well-being.
Questions on raising your puppy are discussed. This class is offered as part of The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program.

LEVEL #1

BASIC DOG TRAINING for Puppies or Adults

The foundation for all dog training. ($191.43 incl tax).

All Ages Starts

MAR 4th Mon. 5:45PM or 7:15PM. Mostly Puppies, under 6 months on MAR 5th Tues. 7:00PM or **Fast Track** 4 Week Session (All Ages) Starts: MAR 12th Tues.10:00AM (Call for Info)

BASIC TRAINING: For first timers of all ages or as a refresher.  The foundation for all training and communication with your dog.  Controlled walking, come when called, sit, down, stand, including stays at all positions are taught with distractions.  Focused attention, wait, off, and leave it commands are covered.  These establish the basis for an appropriate relationship between a family and their dog. Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your first class to check-in and purchase proper equipment if needed.  Equipment: appropriate training collar; 6’ & 15’ training leads (not retractable); small treats; soft-soled shoes and paper towels.

LEVEL #2

K-9 MANNERS with AKC K-9 GOOD CITIZEN TRAINING & TEST

($148.89 incl tax)

6 Week Session Starts:

MAR 4th Mon. 6:30PM or 4 Week **Fast Track** Starts MAR 12th Tues. AM (Call for Info)

K-9 MANNERS/AKC GOOD CITIZEN w/Test: For dogs already possessing the skills covered in our BASIC DOG TRAINING class with distractions. This class places further emphasis on the skills needed to pass the AKC Canine Good Citizen test given during our last class. Further emphasis is also placed on focused attention and loose leash work. THERAPY DOGS: After 1 year of age and having achieved the CGC Certification, arrangements can be made for Therapy work training.

LEVEL #3

Various PROGRESSIVE SKILLS Including Rally

($127.62 incl tax)

6 Week Session Starts:

Tues.. MAR 5th Beginners at 5:00PM– Advanced at 6:00PM

For graduates with Level #1 and #2 training skills. These classes will incorporate Rally-O as a fun way to enhance training and further develop the relationship between dog and owner. With the goal of a more consistent and reliable response to all commands, we will build toward
off-lead work, using hand signals and directed jumping while enhancing additional skills through a variety of structured exercises. As well as various fun exercises are also introduced in this class.

AGILITY

($127.62 incl tax) or $95.72 incl tax as ADD-ON of same dog.

6 Week Session Starts

WED. MAR 6th OPEN All-Level AGILITY 1:15PM, 2:15PM 6:00PM & ADVANCED AGILITY 12:15PM & 7:00PM

A Full range of obstacles with indoor and outdoor facilities available. For dogs already possessing the skills covered in our BASIC DOG TRAINING class including the STAY and RECALL using distractions. Both dog and handler participate in this active fun sport that creates excitement and confidence in the team. While training, positive enforcement, safety and encouragement is emphasized. Agility is a great exercise for the active dog.

BEGINNER AGILITY: This class introduces and continues the basic foundation skills of how to safely negotiate all the various agility obstacles. Included obstacles are the A-frame, Dog Walk, See-Saw, Tunnels, Weave Poles, Pause Table, Tire and various Jumps.

ADVANCED AGILITY: Obstacle recognition, sequencing obstacles, gaining speed and accuracy are developed, while proper handling and communication techniques of the handler are introduced, as well as building teamwork with motivation, focus and direction. This class develops skills that provide a greater challenge for the active dog and handler.

CONFORMATION, BREED HANDLING OR JUNIOR SHOWMANSHIP

$186.11/per hour (incl tax) Private Lessons. Half Hour Sessions Available

30 or 60 minute personalized conformation or breed handling or Junior Showmanship instruction with instructor, Joy S. Brewster designed to optimize you and your dog’s performance. Lessons can be scheduled at any mutually convenient time. Please phone us at (203) 426-2881.

No refunds given for session drop-out or classes missed. Aggressive dogs need prior approval. No video cameras.

Comfortable year-round, clean, climate controlled, private facility.

Make-up classes within the session are available for most classes. All Classes subject to cancellation pending interest.