Fun group lessons for dogs and their humans that focus on improving the human-dog bond. Classes include foundational and advanced manners as well as active sports & tricks!
For puppies over 16 weeks and adult dogs. This program covers basic behaviors such as leash walking, leave it, recall, place, drop it, (and more), while also having fun working with tricks and games to help improve the human-dog bond. In addition to learning these basic behaviors, you will also receive extensive information covering numerous "problem behaviors."
Classes meet once/week for 5 weeks, and last about an hour. Dogs must be at least 4 months (16 weeks) old, and be up to date on all vaccines in order to attend.
Note: If you are experiencing issues with your dog or puppy barking, growling, and/or lunging at others (dogs or people) while on leash, please contact us before registering.
Work more on building reliability on the foundation behaviors learned in basic manners. We focus heavily on staying with distractions, polite greetings without jumping and loose leash walking in more realistic life scenarios. Great foundation for therapy work. Curriculum is prepared for The Canine Good Citizen Test.
*Prerequisite: Manners 101 or have equivilant. skills.
Take your dog's training to the next level. This class is centered on advanced foundation behaviors, and meets at various parks and retail stores around Knoxville. Walking through crowds and staying in heavily distracting environments are among the top focus points. Curriculum is prepared for Community Canine Good Citizen Test
**Prerequisite: Manners 201 or Canine Good Citizen certificate
For those who are ready to refine and master those advanced foundation behaviors. This class meets at various retail stores/restaurants around Market Square. Curriculum is prepared for the Urban Canine Good Citizen Test. *Prerequisite: Manners 301 or Community Canine Certificate
TRICKS & SPORTS
Learn the foundations of various canine sports as well as tricks! Sports covered include Agility, Freestyle, Rally-O, & Nose Work. Tricks covered will come from the AKC's Novice and Intermediate Trick Dog behaviors and you'll have the chance to earn those titles! This exciting class will strengthen your bond, work your pup's brain, and build confidence!
Classes meet once/week for 5 weeks. Dogs must be at least 6 months old, and be up to date on all vaccines in order to attend.
Must know sit, stay, and name, and come.
- By submitting your registration, you agree to PetSafe's Dog Training Agreement.
- Refund requests must be made before the final class date. You will not receive a refund for classes that you have already attended.
- If you are experiencing issues with your dog barking, growling and/or lunging at others (dogs or people), please contact us before registering.