Meet once a week consecutively. **Summer Classes are Indoors in the A/C!**
These unique classes are designed for puppies that are 8 to 24 weeks old. This class meets the standards required for AKC STAR Puppy Certification. In class we cover:
- Bite Inhibition
- Dog to Dog Socialization
- People Socialization including children and strangers
- Home Alone Skills including crate training
- Household manners including potty training
- Beginning foundation obedience skills: sit, stay, down and come
- Focus, which makes further learning easier
Focuses on the 7 core behavior cues and helps owners/handlers be confident leaders for their dogs. We incorporate CGC standards into this class.
Identifying and correcting bad behaviors such as minor aggression, reactivity, jumping, barking, and counter surfing are woven into this class. If your dog is insecure or fearful this class will help!
Come and Join us for a walkabout adventure with your dog. This is a great opportunity to socialize, and most importantly practice leash skills with your dog. We will meet in a different public, dog friendly location each week and have a good time while practicing those ever elusive leash skills with our dogs. Group will meet for 4 consecutive weeks for one hour.
This class prepares owners and their dog's for the registration evaluation with the different organizations that register therapy teams.
Dogs must have attended a basic obedience course.
We come to your home
During a private lesson we will come to your home and work with you to develop an individualized training plan for your dog.
*Aggression cases require two visits due to the nature of this issue and the work involved.
We offer private in-home puppy services that address common puppy behavior issues like house breaking, crate training, chewing, jumping, nipping, general destructive behaviors. Through these you will learn how to correct and prevent these behaviors so you and your pup can get off to a great start!
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CGC prep and testing
The 10-step CGC test is a non-competitive test for all dogs, including purebreds and mixed breeds. It is a prerequisite for many therapy dog groups and some homeowner’s insurance companies encourage CGC testing.
- Canine Good Citizen (CGC)
- AKC Community Canine
- AKC Urban CGC (Public Access Test)
This class is 4 weeks with testing done on the 4th week.
For standalone evaluations not purchased with a class.
Call for more information or to schedule your test 480-382-0144
CGC Classes are intended for dogs that already have a solid obedience foundation and are designed to prepare and practice the requirements to earn the CGC certification.
Customized dog training solutions
Your dog lives and trains with us in our facility. While your dog is with us, they will learn the 7 core behaviors, socialization and developing good manners. Two sessions are included to transition your dog back into your home. This is a 30 day program.
Teach your dog to swim! Learn about pool safety with your dog. A great way to exercise in the hot Arizona climate.
Price is per session or an add on to boarding.
We will come into your home, create a customized training plan based on the goals you have with your dog, and then train your dog while you are at work, school or on vacation.
This is a customized service, please call for additional details and pricing
Deciding if a puppy or rescue dog is the right fit for your home can be a challenge. We will accompany you and help find the dog that is the best fit for your home and lifestyle.
Is your dog great in every way EXCEPT that one thing? Problems with potty training, counter surfing, or maybe barking and you don't have time to commit to a class? Or, do you just have a few questions that don't justify a private session? We offer solutions that you can put in place with a phone call for some of the very common issues that dogs and owners sometimes have.
In the trainers home
Let our family take care of your furry family member just like one of our own. Your dog will enjoy lots of play time and snuggles and their own private space to relax if they want to. We can administer medications, and take care of special needs dogs too.
We have a large, fenced yard with grass and a pool for your dogs to enjoy supervised outdoor time.
Add swim lessons for $50.00.
Pet parents receive picture and video updates daily.
Payment for services is due the first day of services. Classes require payment at time of registration. We accept cash, check, and credit cards and offer online payment through Square and Wave.