In the beginning level classes, we'll use neat games,
toys and food treats to teach your puppy or dog the behaviors you want. You'll learn the best way to communicate with your individual dog and how to deliver rewards with good placement and timing for maximum learning impact. We'll also talk about how to "read" dog body language, stop unwanted behaviors and how to recognize and promote healthy play between dogs.
Puppy classes are for pups 12 weeks
to 6 months of age.*
Adolescent & Adult classes are
for dogs 6 months and older*
* Please Note: Ages
approximate. Small breed dogs may do best in the puppy section; large breed
pups in the older dog section; any questions about which is best for your dog,
HOW TO REGISTER:
To register online: download the fillable PDF form, fill out on your computer, save and e-mail back to me at: clickercoach@snowcrest. net
Paypal payment option is
available on the Classes-Paypal Options page.
To register by mail: download, fill and print out the registration form; mail form with payment to the address on the forms.
Puppy Manners &
For Puppies 12
weeks - 6 months
5 Week Class begins Tuesday Oct. 8th from 6 - 7 pm
Start your new puppy out on the
right paw! For Puppy's first class, we'll focus on topics like:
- house-training, chew training and proper socialization
- good manners and basic commands like Sit, Down, Come
and Leave It
- encouraging nice play, without jumping or mouthiness
- getting Puppy used to routine handling & grooming
- developing focus and attention--even when excited
Class requirements: Class space is limited, so register early to guarantee your space. Puppies
must be at least 12 weeks of age and have had at least 2
parvo/distemper combo vaccinations before attending class. If you have
any questions about your pup's suitability for the class, please consult
with the trainer before registering.
Puppy Manners 2: The Next Level
For pups under 1 year that have completed the basic class
5 Week Class begins Thursday Oct. 24th from 6 - 7 pm
In the first class, we started working on
fundamental behaviors like Sit, Down and Come. In this fun-filled
5-week class, we’ll take what we learned in the basic class and start
applying it to “real-life” situations and scenarios. Each session will
introduce multiple exercises revolving around a theme, including:
- Recalls out of dog-dog play & around other distractions
- Stays, Impulse Control & good “door” manners
- Building confidence, attention & focus
- Walking politely on leash in a challenging world
- Play, games & exercise for better manners
also work on a “handler’s choice” where each person picks a behavior
that’s especially important to their team and we develop a plan to
This class is for pups & adolescents under 1 year of age that have attended the basic Puppy 1 class. Space is limited, so register early to guarantee your space! All pups must be current on vaccinations.
Introduction to TEAM
For pups & dogs over 6 months who have completed a basic class
4 Sessions starting Monday, October 7th at 6:30 pm
A brainchild of the fine folks at Fenzi Dog Sports Academy, TEAM stands for Training Excellence Assessment Modules--but it really should stand for Most Fun Ever! Each TEAM Level consists of a series of exercises that challenge all aspects of your training and your dog, from nose to feet to tail. Stays, position changes, working at distances, targeting, rear end awareness, even nosework!--it's all there and it's all fun.
This is an ideal class for:
- On-the-go pups who need a “job” to let off steam
- Small space exercise & stimulation on cold nights
- Getting ready for Agility or other performance sports
Anyone who wants to have fun with their dog!
Class requirements: Permission of instructor required. Class space
is limited, so register early to guarantee your space. This is an
intermediate class for dogs with some training; if your dog has fear,
reactivity or aggression issues, or would be severely stressed by a
group setting, consult with the trainer before registering!