Designed for puppies and adolescent age dogs 3-7 months. This class covers the vital lessons and experiences
puppies should have throughout this precious and formative early stage of development. Social skills and confidence will develop by introducing them to unique habitats, obstacle courses, sensory stimulation, food games, and social group interactions. Foundational obedience commands and proper leash manners will be introduced.Cultivate your relationship with your puppy, develop confidence, and begin the journey of learning together.
5 week class
Puppy Level 2
Prerquisite: Puppy Basics or over 6 months
This class is a continuation from Puppy Basics. It's designed to compliment and build off everything you learned from our beginning class.
This class will teach you how to reinforce the place command, work on leash skills and manners, socialization on and off leash.
4 week class
Level 1 Obedience
Designed for adolescent age dogs 1 year+. All basic obedience commands including Heel, Automatic Sit, Sit-Stay, Down-Stay, Distractions, Place Command, Mastering the walk, Recall (Come!) will be covered. Certificates will be awarded at graduation.
Level 2 Obedience
Get ready for off leash and the next step in obedience training. In this 4 week class, we work on a 15ft minimum leash getting your dog to start working commands at a distance. Your dog will learn:
Stand command, sit/down obedience in motion, place/sit/down from a distance, Stop and Stand, Stand from a sit, Pace changes.
This class is taught by our Head Trainer and Royal K9 Owner Gina Brunick.
Socialization & Leash Manners
An introduction to socialization, body language and canine communication. Learn how to create balanced and happy interactions with and for your dog so that they can socialize calm and confidently.
What is socialization?
Recognizing body language
How do dogs communicate with each other?
Invitational vs confrontational communication
The off switch - settling your dog
Proximity level passbys
Dog to dog intros