“Puppie Playschool” - Day Training for All Ages & Breeds
Good socialization and adequate exercise are extremely important in developing a “well-rounded”
pet. All dogs will benefit from the “good behavior” &  “manners” training sessions, crate training
time, as well as the supervised socialization play period. Good manners and proper etiquette will
be taught/expected at all times! Limited enrollment - All dogs must be current on vaccinations.  
Playschool is a great way to help puppies learn house-training and manners while you work!
“Puppie Playschool” is held Monday through Friday... by Appointment Only. Dogs may be dropped
off between 7:00 and 9:00 am and picked up between 4:00 and 6:00 pm... or, later/earlier, with prior
notification.  Ask about our
Custom Training Programs - Basic Obedience Skills, Pre-Agility,
Problem Solving.

Puppy Starter Class
Start your puppy off right! Proper training and socialization, both human & canine, are essential to
developing a great dog! Puppy class introduces young dogs and their owners to proper handling
skills, shaping attention and foundation skills, building confidence and/or handling exuberance,
and much more. Puppies 8 weeks old to 8 months old may attend. Young puppies must be current
on vaccinations for their age and provide vaccination record.... Proof of Rabies vaccination required
on all puppies age 6 months and up.

Beginning Foundation Skills
Teach your dog the basic skills required for everyday life! Our Foundation Class will refresh or
introduce you and your dog to the basic commands: Sit, Down, Stay, Come, and Walking on a
Loose Leash... as well as, ”Attention”, “Good Behavior”, ”Manners” training and more!

Intermediate Class - Canine Good Citizen/Therapy Dog / Pre-Agility
This intermediate level class can turn your dog into a great pet... a Canine Good Citizen or Therapy
Dog! Improve on your attention and foundation training skills with a variety of fun exercises. Class
agenda to include better manners, walking on a loose leash, greeting people & dogs politely,
improved recalls, better & longer sit & down stays, and much more! As a highlight… we will also
introduce you and your dog to agility by incorporating our pre-agility equipment of low jumps, the
tunnel, table, etc., to build confidence and have fun! Our goal is to help you own a Canine Good
Citizen, or at least have a dog that acts like one! The AKC Canine Good Citizen test and Therapy
Dog Certification will be offered periodically for those wishing to certify their dogs.

Advanced Level: Proofing of Foundation Skills / Really Reliable Recalls /         
Off Leash Control
Take your training to an advanced level! This class will work on developing on/off lead control,
heeling, attention, and improving the relationship with your dog. Students will continue to build on
foundation and intermediate level training, as well as, learn new skills, such as working off leash,
creating a reliable recall, “proofing” distractions, achieving longer, more solid “stays”, etc. !

Beyond CGC… DGD (Darn Good Dog!)                                        
Take your training to an advanced level! This class will continue developing on/off lead control,
heeling, attention, and deepening your relationship with your dog. Students will continue to improve
foundation and intermediate level training as well as learn new skills, such as working off leash,
creating a reliable recall, “proofing” distractions, achieving longer “stays”, agility fun, and more.
Take your training to an advanced level! This class will continue developing on/off lead control,
heeling, and attention. Dogs will continue foundation training as well as learn new skills, such as
advanced “heeling” movements, hand signals, retrieving, jumping skills, and more. The exercises
included in this level class are an excellent preparation for Rally Obedience and Obedience
Competition.

Obedience Competition Class
Enjoy training your dog? Put those Advanced Training Skills to work! Whether you ever enter the
show ring or not, training to competition level is fun and progresses the dog/handler relationship to
the highest levels. Already competing... or working on more advanced titles, this class will put
those advanced exercises together and get you polished up for the show ring! All levels - Novice,
Open, Utility - are invited to attend. Enroll by session... OR, with prior (1 day) notification...pay per
class option (Email or call, please).

Conformation Handling
Prepare for the Conformation show ring - perfect for young dogs, Jr. Handlers, newcomers to
breed handling, and those getting ready for the next show! Practice in “show ring” conditions;
“Judge” will call ring procedures and patterns as one might encounter in the breed ring. All
attending dogs must have proof of vaccinations to enter class - in hand or on file. Class is run with
prior (1 day) notification...pay per class (Email or call, please).

Agility
Beginner Agility and Sequencing & Handling Skills classes are offered at our outdoor agility
training field, located in Snow Camp, NC. Beginner introduces full-size equipment and builds on
small sequences; the Sequencing class works on improving handler skills, building distance
skills, advanced handling, running courses, and more. Located inside a lighted, fenced arena. Call
or email for more information. Pre-requisite: Intermediate level training (CGC) or with permission.

SPECIAL INTRO TO AGILITY CLASS! Indoors on pre-agility obstacles... give it a try!

SPECIAL TRACKING CLASSES
Explore the world of tracking! Learn the incredible power of your dog’s nose!
The goal is to help your dog learn to follow a scented path, finding the article at the end. Tracking is
an informal, out of doors, activity  in which both dogs and handlers enjoy. Contact us for more info.
TRACKING CLASSES ARE SEASONAL.
Classes
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