Obedience

To determine which class would be the best fit for you and your dog please read the description of each class.

Training > Obedience: Dexter

All obedience classes meet in our blue training room which is located at the back of our boarding kennel barn.

Obedience Instructors

Olivia Cawley
Cindy Hill

Puppy Classes

Puppy Kindergarten

Puppy Kindergarten is for puppies up to the age of 5 months. We emphasize the benefits of socialization and focus on basic home issues including house breaking. We will work on basic commands over six weeks. Puppies will work towards completion of the AKC STAR Puppy certificate.

Puppy Kindergarten Mar/Apr/May 2020 Session I

Instructor: Cindy Hill
When: Fridays 9:30-10:15 am
Dates: March 20, 27, April 3, 10, May 1, 8
Cost: $110 / 6 weeks
Enrollment: Application, Health Certificate, and Payment due by March 13, 2020

Puppy Kindergarten Mar/Apr/May 2020 Session II

Instructor: Cindy Hill
When: Fridays 4:30-5:15 pm
Dates: March 20, 27, April 3, 10, May 1, 8
Cost: $110 / 6 weeks
Enrollment: Application, Health Certificate, and Payment due by March 13, 2020

Basic Obedience Class

Basic Obedience

Basic Obedience is a class for dogs 5 months and older, teaching basic obedience commands, including but not limited to – sit, stay, heel, come, stand, sit/stay, down/stay. At the end of this class dogs should be able to complete the AKC title of Canine Good Citizen.

Basic Obedience Mar/Apr/May 2020 Session I

Instructor: Cindy Hill
When: Fridays 10:15-11:00 am
Dates: March 20, 27, April 3, 10, May 1, 8
Cost: $110 / 6 weeks
Enrollment: Application, Health Certificate, and Payment due by March 13, 2020

Basic Obedience Mar/Apr/May 2020 Session II

Instructor: Cindy Hill
When: Fridays 7:00-7:45 pm
Dates: March 20, 27, April 3, 10, May 1, 8
Cost: $110 / 6 weeks
Enrollment: Application, Health Certificate, and Payment due by March 13, 2020

Obedience Fundamentals

Obedience Fundamentals is for all age puppies and dogs. We emphasize the benefits of socialization and focus on basic home issues. We will work on basic commands over six weeks. To move on to the Beyond the Basics class you most have completed all of the basic skills taught and be approved by the instructors.

Obedience Fundamentals Apr/May/June 2020 Session

Instructor: Olivia Cawley
When: Saturdays 11:00-11:45 am
Dates: April 25, May 2, 16, 23, June 6, 13
Cost: $110 / 6 weeks
Enrollment: Application, Health Certificate, and Payment due by April 10, 2020

Intermediate Obedience Classes

Beyond the Basics

Beyond the Basics is for all age puppies and dogs that have completed Obedience Fundamentals, or been approved to move into the class. This class works on more advanced skills that are essential for all dogs; both show and pet.

Prerequisite: Obedience Fundamentals

Beyond the Basics Apr/May/June 2020 Session

Instructor: Olivia Cawley
When: Saturdays 11:45 am – 12:30 pm
Dates: April 25, May 2, 16, 23, June 6, 13
Cost: $110 / 6 weeks
Enrollment: Application, Health Certificate, and Payment due by April 10, 2020

Invaluable Skills

Invaluable Skills is for approved dogs who are ready to move towards more formal and show obedience. Dogs will be practicing skills with many more distractions and in new locations. This class works on more advanced skills that are essential for all dogs; both show and pet.

Prerequisite: Approval by the instructor.

Invaluable Jan/Feb 2020 Session I

Instructor: Olivia Cawley
When: Saturdays 10:15-11:00 am
Dates: April 25, May 2, 16, 23, June 6, 13
Cost: $115 / 6 weeks
Enrollment: Application, Health Certificate, and Payment due by April 10, 2020