We’re busy people. We’ve got other priorities. Dog training can feel like One. More. Thing. But, you want a dog you can live with, be proud of, and about which others glowingly remark “What a great dog!” This class shows you how to have a happy, confident, well-behaved dog. It consists of 3 important skills: practical straight-up obedience (don’t drag me down the street, come when I call, etc.), life skills (don’t jump on my friends, chill out, etc.), and understanding your dog’s body language. Instructor: Deb Helfrich, Gold Star Dog Training
18+ | Maple Street Recreation Center Sat, September 4-October 9 | 10:00-11AM or 11:15-12:15PM
Sat, November 20-December 18 (5 weeks) | 10:00-11AM or 11:15-12:15PM
Sat, January 15-February 19 | 10:00-11AM or 11:15-12:15PM $165
This class is a prerequisite for the Therapy Dog Academy class.
Beyond Basic Dog Obedience
This class takes your training to the next level. What's the next level? Well, that's the beauty of this class- you decide! Like many exercise classes that show you various intensity levels of a given exercise, this class shows you the basic, intermediate, and advanced versions of each exercise. The emphasis is on what you want to achieve with your dog within the exercises we teach, and then giving you the instruction and proper exercises to achieve your goals.
Instructor: Deb Helfrich, Gold Star Dog Training
18+ | Maple Street Recreation Center Sat, September 4-October 2 | 12:45-1:45 PM
Sat, November 20-December 18 (5 weeks) | 12:45-1:45 PM
Therapy Dog Academy
Prerequisite: Permission from the instructor or prior participation in a Gold Star class.
So, your dog wants to be a therapy dog? Well, we’ve got a course for that! This 6-week course gives dogs and handlers the necessary skills for not only passing the test but also for working successfully as a therapy dog team.
18+ | Maple Street Recreation Center Sat, January 15-February 19 | 12:45-1:45 PM