Group classes with a limited number of dogs per class ensure every dog/handler team receives individualized attention while still benefiting from working in the presence of other people and dogs. Questions? Email us.
Open Training – One hour Open Training sessions are a chance for you and your dog to work independently, in the presence of other people/dogs. This is not an instructor – led course; you determine what you work on. Open Training session punch cards may be purchased on our website.
Welcome Home New Puppy - a four week class to help your young puppy learn basic obedience skills and house manners.
Next Step for Puppies - a four week class for the older puppy.
Basic Skills - a four week class that focuses on obedience and life skills.
Novice Tricks – a four week class teaching you to teach your dog basic level tricks. Evaluation week 4 for the AKC Tricks titles.
Intermediate Tricks – a four week class teaching you to teach your dog intermediate level tricks. Evaluation week 4 for the AKC Tricks titles.
Canine Good Citizen Prep & Evaluation – a four week class that polishes your dog’s skills in preparation to take the AKC’s Canine Good Citizen evaluation on week 4. Dogs must be comfortable working in the presence of other dogs.
Intro to Rally – a four week to introduce you and your dog to the fun of Rally – a chance to navigate a course, side-by-side, of 10-20 signs. Each sign has you demonstrate a specific skill. It’s a great chance to practice those obedience skills, while on the move and having fun. Good mental work for both of you!
Let the Games Begin – a four week group class that introduces you and your dog to four types of fun: Tricks, Rally, Obstacle Courses and Scent Games.
Dogs on the Go - a four week class that is in field trip form. We meet at local parks and do group walks, learning how to help our dogs behave calmly and politely in public.
Loose Leash Walking 101 - This class is for older puppies or adult dogs that tend to pull on leash. We will teach owners how to build a new loose leash walking behavior from the ground up.
All classes are explained in detail on our registration page. Registrations are done online: https://www.bestfriendsdogacademy.com/register