Training Classes


AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Kindergarten

$138 (for puppies up to 9 months old)

The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Kindergarten class is an exciting new program designed to get you and your puppy off to a good start. This is a fun & information packed class that will help your puppy become a well balanced, healthy, and socialized dog. We cover such puppy behaviors as housebreaking, chewing, mouthing, jumping, barking, crate training, grooming, diet, and appropriate play/exercise. Your puppy will also be introduced to practical obedience skills such as come, sit, down, watch & leave it. Your instructor will administer the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy test on the last night of class. Upon passing the test, you'll get an application to send to AKC® along with a small fee for enrollment in the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program.

Sorry, no dogs to the first class. Classes meet once a week for 6 weeks and last 1 hour. 8 puppy maximum.

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Canine Middle School I

$116

For dogs that have completed S.T.A.R. Puppy Kindergarten. This class will join Middle School II in the 2nd week using the skills acquired in S.T.A.R. Puppy Kindergarten. Through the use of positive reinforcement you will begin “proofing” practical obedience cues including sit, down, stay, come, heel, as well as leave it, and quiet. The goal is to have the dogs perform the cues willingly every time, regardless of distractions. Common behavior problems are also discussed.

Dogs do attend the first class. Classes meet once a week for 5 weeks and last 1 hour. 8 dog maximum.



Canine Middle School II

$138

For dogs that have NOT completed S.T.A.R. Puppy Kindergarten. Through the use of positive reinforcement you will teach your dog manners using basic cues including sit, down, stay, come, heel, as well as leave it, and quiet. The goal is to have the dogs not only learn what the cues mean, but also to perform them willingly every time, regardless of distractions. Common behavior problems are also discussed.

Sorry, no dogs to the first class. Classes meet once a week for 6 weeks and last 1 hour. 8 dog maximum.

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Canine High School

$138 (prereq: Canine Middle School or dog readily/willingly performs basic obedience cues)

Dogs are challenged to use their manners and perform basic cues regardless of distractions. The cues previously learned are validated through the process of proofing. Continued discussion of common behavior problems and any other concerns that participants may have about their dogs.

Dogs do attend the first class. Classes meet once a week for 6 weeks and last 1 hour. 8 dog maximum.

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Canine College

$138(prerequisite: Canine High School)

Preps your dog to earn an official certification from the American Kennel Club (AKC)! This course prepares you & your dog for the AKC's Canine Good Citizen (CGC) test. Benefits of obtaining your CGC are discussed. Each of the 10 test items are practiced with an emphasis on your dog behaving politely in public (sitting politely for petting, heeling through a crowd of people, reaction to distractions, etc). Field trips & additional distractions challenge the dogs and help them to prepare for the test. Price includes CGC test that is administered by an official AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator during the final class.

Dogs do attend the first class. Classes meet once a week for 6 weeks and last 1 hour. 8 dog maximum.

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Extra Credit [Drop-In Class]

$16 per session (prerequisite: Canine Middle School)

Why not drop-in to school instead of out?! We understand that you have a busy schedule. We offer flexible, no commitment drop-in classes that are fun and challenging for you and your canine companion. No need to enroll in class or call ahead. Just show up and spend quality time with your dog while practicing manners, obedience, and stimulating his mind. Use this class as a refresher or to improve your dog's reactions around distractions. Please make sure you keep us up to date on your dog's vaccination records.

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Tutoring (Personalized One-on-One Sessions)

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Need a like a little extra help getting your dog or puppy started off on the right foot? Perhaps you're puzzled or concerned because your dog or puppy has developed a behavioral issue? From basic manners to serious aggression issues, our well qualified and educated behaviorists can help. Tutoring can be done in your home or at our facility by appointment. Please don't hesitate, many dogs can be rehabilitated through education, proper guidance, and understanding.



Polite Leash Walking (with clickers)

$TBD (prereq: dog readily/willingly performs basic obedience cues)

For many dog owners, polite leash walking is the most important of all pet dog manners. It can also be one of the toughest skills to achieve. This 4 week course is designed to break down loose leash walking in to several small components so that you can start fresh with your dog and have fun on your walks instead of dealing with pulling, smelling and constant distractions. We will teach you the basics of clicker training and other techniques to help foster teamwork between you and your dog so you can not only get your dog the exercise they need but also transform your walks into an enjoyable experience

Dogs do attend the first class. Classes meet once a week for 4 weeks and last 1 hour. 8 dog maximum.




Just for Fun Agility

$138 (prerequisite: Puppy or Canine Middle School II)

Camp Canine is now offering a fun new outdoor course (except in winter months), Just for Fun Agility. This is a great class for dogs and owners who are new to agility or just want to have fun. Your dog will learn how to negotiate some basic agility obstacles such as jumps, hoops and ramps. We will show you a variety of techniques that will help your dog stay in control while getting some mental and physical exercise. These techniques will also help build your dogs self confidence and strengthen the bond between the two of you.

Dogs do attend the first class. Classes meet once a week for 6 weeks and last 1 hour. 8 dog maximum.


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Bruno

Breed: German Shepherd
Proud Owner: Lindsay & Dave Donnelly

Bruno

Breed: German Shepherd
Proud Owner: Lindsay & Dave Donnelly