Canine Good Citizen Testing
At Timber Trails Canine Training , Athol
Call: 978-413-6074 for more info
I am proud to offer the following classes:
Puppy Prep Classes
Canine Good Citizen: (Next class sept 2018)
also Offered in 2 locations (Athol and Fitchburg)
Pet Therapy and Testing ( Next class nov 2018): Call for details
(also offered in Athol and Fitchburg)
Intro to Rally
Intro to Agility
Agility Sequencing (spring and summer)
Temperament Testing/Consulting: Before you bring that puppy or shelter dog home< make sure its a good fit for your family!
Managing Multi Dog Families
If you know of 3 or more friends who would like a special day or time, I will be happy to accommodate you for any class.
Register early. Classes fill quickly as these are small classes of 3-5 dogs for more individual attention.
**Pre Registration and proof of vaccines is required**
This class is for puppies age 8 weeks to 5 months . A portion of the class will be for socialization with other puppies. During training time, the puppies will begin to learn commands in a purely positive manner with plenty of treats and praise. The pups will begin to learn loose leash walking, sit, sit/stay, down, come when called and focus. Intro to crate training. During puppy class, I will talk about common puppy issues such as puppy nipping, chewing, house soiling etc., and how to solve or prevent these puppy issues. Earn your " Star Puppy" Certificate at the same time.
These classes are ongoing, Start anytime.
This class is for puppies/dogs older than 4 months. This is more structured than the puppy class. This class is also purely positive training with the use of food lures and lots of praise. Commands covered in this class include: loose leash walking, heeling, sits/stays, leave it, down/stay, come when called, waiting at the door, intro to crate training. We will talk about common problems such as jumping, excessive barking, etc. This class also review proper equipment and use for your dog.
THE FIRST CLASS IS WITHOUT YOUR DOG
This class is for dogs older than 6 months that have had a prior basic obedience class. This class will focus on the commands learned in basic obedience while adding distractions, distance and duration. We will also start adding hand signals to the commands and begin to wean off treats.
This class will focus on more advanced obedience commands needed for passing the "Canine Good Citizen Certification Exam, Advanced Canine Good Citizen Certification Exam, introduction to Rally, and/or Pet Therapy Preparation and Testing, Intro to Agility and Agility Sequencing. These classes will be offered based on demand for the classes. I will also discuss options for you and your dog to progress to AKC Competitions and what is available to you. Lots of fun!
Have fun with your dog while promoting the human/canine bond. "Do more with your dog" classes are fun, exciting and a great way to build that special bond with your canine friend. Earn a "Trick Dog Title" while having fun. Classes ongoing. Start anytime!
Intro to Agility
Introduce your dog to Agility Equipment and learn some sequencing moves. Dogs love this and it helps your dog build confidence while working on a dog/owner relationship,
Incorporates Obedience and Behavior Issues
Private Home Lessons offered for ALL Obedience and Behavior Modification. Private in home lessons provide for a more individualized training program for you and your dog. Dogs progress much more quickly than in group lessons and we are also able to detect any behavior issues and work on a solution to those issues. Field trips to stores ,parks, the vet or just riding in a car safely, and meeting other dogs can all be addressed in private lessons. You determine the frequency of visits: ie: once a week, twice a week, etc.
In Home Private Lessons: Package Specials: Discount offered to repeat customers.
75.00 /hour ( within 25 miles of Athol)
Another Dog in the same household: 20.00 extra
My rates for Group or private Lessons
Please call for rates. Discounts offered to repeat customers
Please call if you are interested in any of the above sessions. 978-413-6074.
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I look forward to working with you and your dog.