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Group Classes

What is it?

Group class is a good way to work around controlled distraction environment. This is excellent as a support system to follow up private or day training programs.

How does it work?

Many dog training companies pack numerous handler/dog teams in one class with one instructor. All of our classes have limited enrollment. By limiting our class size, our clients get the one to one attention they deserve and can achieve maximum results.

We have implemented a rolling enrollment for most of our classes.  This means that new students can join at any time.

We find that this method works well for practicing around distraction in a controlled environment and allows for life to happen where students do not have to worry about making up a class.

What does it cost?

Specialty Group Class:
2 to 4 students and 1 Trainer $60 drop-in rate (average $50/lesson for package of 4)

Standard Group Class:
Group class: 4-6 students: drop in rate :$40 ( avg package price $30)

SPECIALTY GROUP CLASSES OFFERED: 2 – 4 DOGS IN GROUP

REACTIVE ROVER CLASS: If your dog barks and lunges when it sees other people or dogs, then this class may be for you! We utilize 4 distinct skill sets to help you reach your goal. We will teach you how to read your dog’s body language and help them be more comfortable and appropriate in public.

Fearful Fido: If your dog is shy/nervous and runs to hide when encountering new people or dogs then this class is for you. This class will teach new coping skills and is geared for dogs with fear, low confidence and anxiety issues.

PRICE: These are specialty classes, $200 for 4 Lessons, $60 for pay as you go, Must pre-register and have a Behavior Assessment PRIOR to attending the group.

Standard Group Classes: The Basics

Teenage Troubles: (geared for dogs 6mths and up):Manners, manners, manners! Working on impulse control and the ability for the dog to focus in mild to moderate distraction will be the focus of this class. We will work on all beginner obedience commands and some specialty exercises just for those teens!

BEYOND THE BASICS:

Social Skills: Take the show on the road! We meet in various parks throughout Lee county to practice in real world surroundings. This group is great for tune ups, distractions, practice appropriate greetings to new dogs, people, kids etc. This is a casual low stress time for you and your dog. You may even make a few new friends along the way.

Therapy Dog Prep/Canine Good Citizen:This Class is for dogs and owners interested in Therapy work. The class will cover all items on the AKC Canine Good Citizen Test. This class includes the Canine Good Citizen Testing.  These classes help build both handler and dog skills. You and your therapy dog are a team, and you both need to work together to be successful

Advanced Therapy Dog Prep: This Class is for dogs and owners interested in more involved Therapy work like AAT. In this class we work on behaviors needed for handler/dog evaluations and actual visits. We will be working on more advanced skills and proofing your dog for different types of Therapy situations through training and role playing scenarios.

* All our classes are structured to prepare your dog for the S.T.A.R Puppy, Canine Good Citizen (CGC), and the Advanced Canine Good Citizen (ACGC) title.

Required vaccinations for all classes:

  • Bordatella (every 6 months)
  • Distemper
  • Parvo
  • Rabies