Philosophy: Our mission is to create unbreakable binds and trusting relationship between owners and their canine companions.  We accomplish this through positive reinforcement, interactive games, consistency and structure during our sessions with you.  Your dogs will love to train with us at Four Paws because we make training a fun experience for all involved!

CLASSES

Puppy Preschool: 

For puppies aged 8 weeks to 6 months old.  Within this 6 week obedience class, we will address loose leash walking, sit/stay, down/stay, come, and a place command (meaning get to a dog bed, lay down and stay there). We will also address any behavioral issues that go along with puppyhood; potty training, chewing, biting, proper socialization, etc.

Prerequisite: Registration form and current vaccines required.

Cost: $160, includes a FREE Day School trial day (a $42 value). Payment is due at the time of booking. Full refunds will be provided for cancellations given at least 7 days prior to the class start date.

Start Date: February 24, 2021 at 7pm

Next Class Date: March 6, 2021 at 9:30am


Basic Obedience / Introduction to CGC Class:

This 6 week course will expand on what your dog has learned in puppy class or refine their skills from prior training.  During our one hour weekly classes you dog will learn to properly walk by your side, politely greet strangers both human and animal alike, navigate a solid recall with distractions, reliable focus on their handler, and much more.  This class will help you prepare for the CGC class and test.

Prerequisite: Must have passed our puppy class or pass an evaluation. Registration form and current vaccines required.

Cost: $160

Start Date: March 6, 2021 at 10:45am


AKC Trick Dog Novice Class + Certification:

Does your dog know some amazing tricks? Want to earn some recognition for all of the training you have done and how much your dog has learned? Then consider earning AKC Trick Dog titles with this 5 week course!

Prerequisite: Must pass an evaluation. Registration form and current vaccines required.

Cost: $180

Start Date: March 6, 2021 at 12pm


Canine Good Citizen Class and Test:

The AKC’s Canine Good Citizen program is recognized as the gold standard for dog behavior. Dogs do not need to be registered with the AKC to earn a CGC.  The goal is to promote good citizenship for all dogs.  In CGC, dogs must pass a 10 part test consisting of the following:

  • Accept a friendly stranger
  • Sit politely for petting
  • Appearance and ability to be groomed
  • Walk on a loose leash
  • Walk through a crowd politely
  • Come when called
  • React to another dog politely
  • React to distractions with confidence
  • Sit and down on command/staying in place
  • Demonstrate confidence when separated from his owner for 3 minutes

Prerequisite: Must have solid foundation in basic manners and either have completed the Basic Obedience Class or pass an evaluation by our trainer. Registration form and current vaccines required.

Cost: $180

Start Date:  March 6, 2021 at 1:15pm

Next Class Date: February 22, 2021 at 7 PM