It's a great big world out there, and knowing how to interact with new people and unknown dogs doesn't come easy to many dogs. In this class we will play games to teach polite greetings, practice doorway manners, and learn to disengage from interactions as well.
Like their people, dogs sometimes need to learn how to relax and be able to self regulate. In this class we will explore different skills to help our dogs settle on their mats and in their crates, redirect away from distractions, and build the skills of Leave It and Trade.
Loose Leash Walking is all about the connection between you and your dog. In this class we will work on attention and focus, play games to make walking together fun and safe, and work on creating a rocket fast and reliable Recall (coming when called).
Do you have an emergency plan for your family? Does it include your pets? Advanced planning, knowing what you need and how to use it, is key to safely navigating emergencies from natural disasters to injuries on the trail. We’ll learn all basics in this class as well as explore some regional and seasonal hazards all local pet owners should be aware of. Be safe not sorry!
So much to know, so little time! Puppy-hood is fleeting, fun and often frustrating. Potty training, puppy biting...and what is socialization anyway? We will cover all the bases and give you tips and tricks for surviving this time in your puppy's life.