Each round of classes begins with a free Orientation for new students to cover everything you should be addressing at home and answer your training and behavior questions. Held as a Zoom meeting 10am-Noon the Saturday before classes begin. A recording will also be available.
6-week, 1-hour classes teach age/level appropriate obedience, as well as help with common behaviors, socialization & manners. Extra half hour for playtime included with Puppy Pre K-9.
Weekly homework, graduation night & Certificate of Completion.
One trainer per four dogs in class, two trainers for larger classes.
$250 per dog. $25 discount for previous class graduates.
Health/vaccination requirements: - Distemper/Parvo (second round for puppies) - Bordetella (kennel cough, all ages) - Rabies (puppies over 4 months old) - Negative fecal (puppies 3-5 months old)
Classes run weekly Tuesday through Saturday, off holiday weeks. See class descriptions for locations and times.
VIDEO ORIENTATION — 1/14
CLASSES RUN — 1/17-2/25
VIDEO ORIENTATION — 2/25
CLASSES RUN — 2/28-4/15
OFF — 3/28-4/1 Spring Break
VIDEO ORIENTATION — 4/15
CLASSES RUN — 4/18-6/3
OFF — 5/25-5/30 Memorial Day
VIDEO ORIENTATION — 6/3
CLASSES RUN — 6/6-7/29
OFF — 6/27-7/8 Independence Day (two weeks)
VIDEO ORIENTATION — 7/29
CLASSES RUN — 8/1-9/16
OFF — 8/31-9/5 Labor Day
VIDEO ORIENTATION — 9/16
CLASSES RUN — 9/19-10/28
VIDEO ORIENTATION — 10/28
CLASSES RUN — 10/31-12/16
OFF — 11/21-11/25 Thanksgiving
Puppy Pre K-9
For puppies 3-5 months old at the start of class
Early learning of obedience: focusing, Sit, Down, Stay, Come and walking on leash. Beginning manners & socialization exercises.
Supervised playtime with classmates before class.
Held at Premier Pet Supply - Tuesdays 6pm-7:30 Livonia - Thursdays 6pm-7:30 Canton Canton class will open if we have enough puppies on the waitlist to schedule a second night.
For dogs 6 months & older who can enjoy learning in a social setting*
Begin or continue obedience commands: focusing, Sit, Down, Stay, Come and Heel on leash. Help with manners & 'real life' application.
Puppy Pre K-9 graduates get a $25 discount.
Held at Healthy Paws in Westland - Saturdays 10am-11am
For graduates of our Basic Obedience class to advance their training. Enrollment pre-approval required.
Advancing reliability of previously learned commands, added distractions, long line recall, and more.
We hope to provide this class this summer to interested clients. Please complete the registration form and select "Intermediate Obedience pre-approval". We will notify you of class availability as soon as possible.
Complete one registration form per dog. A copy of your form will be emailed to you (please check your spam folder).
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Visit them for veterinary care plus house calls, grooming, day care & boarding. Locations in Westland, Belleville & Livonia.
Trainers are fully vaccinated. We will be practicing social distancing at a minimum of 6 ft apart for anyone not from the same household. Masks are highly encouraged at indoor classes. Please bring your own supplies. If you are ill, have any symptoms, think you may have been exposed or have tested positive COVID-19, DO NOT attend class and notify us immediately so we can take the necessary measures. In the event classes need to be cancelled due to COVID-19 reasons, we will contact you about options for rescheduling or to convert your tuition balance towards other training services. We will not be able to provide refunds under these circumstances.
*Classes are not appropriate for dogs displaying aggression or more severe social anxieties (please see our Dog Training for Life in-home program).