Basic Obedience (for dogs 5 months and older)
Content: This 6-week session is geared toward the adolescent or adult dog that is just beginning training. You will learn to teach your dog to be attentive, sit, come when called, walk politely on leash, down and stay. Your dog will "unlearn" undesirable habits and replace them with good ones. Management skills and problem solving will also be discussed.
Age: Dogs must be 5 months or older on the FIRST day of class.
Prerequisite: Dogs must be age-appropriately vaccinated.
Schedule: For classes starting BEFORE October 1: Classes meet once a week for 6 consecutive weeks on the same day of the week and at the same time all 6 weeks unless otherwise noted. The first class is approximately an hour and a half long depending on the number of questions and is frequently at a different time. (Week 1 of ALL evening sessions begin at 6pm; Week 1 of ALL weekend sessions begin at 2pm.) The following 5 weeks are 45 minutes. For classes starting AFTER October 1: Classes meet once a week for 6 consecutive weeks on the same day of the week and at the same time all 6 weeks unless otherwise noted. Classes are 45 minutes in length.
Week 1 of Class: The first week of class is for HUMANS ONLY - NO DOGS. For classes starting BEFORE October 1, be sure to read the start time of Week 1 information above.