Basic Obedience Level I, II, III

IMG_0582 4x6Basic Obedience Level 1

The goal of Basic 1 class is to train you to train your dog to be a nice companion dog and family pet. You and your puppy will work on perfecting the basic commands including:

  • Heeling on Leash
  • Sit and Down
  • Sit/Stay (1-3minutes) & Down/Stay (2-4 minutes)
  • Off Leash Recall
  • Basic hand signals for safety

Requirements: Dogs must be at least 4 months old and if your dog is 6 months or older we will need a copy of a Rabies vaccine certificate. Please click on link:    Mass Code for Rabies

 * Instructors are subject to change without notice and we ask that handlers accompanying dogs in class be at least 10-years old*

Starting Dates

Day

Time

Instructor

Comments

November 8

Thursday

10:00-10:45am

Michael McGrath

 November 8

Thursday

 5:00-5:45pm  

  Michael McGrath

FULL 

 November 10

Saturday

 10:15-11:00am

    Michael McGrath

FULL
 November 28

 Wednesday

 10:00-10:45am

    Michael McGrath

December 4

Tuesday

6:00-6:45pm

Michael McGrath

January 3

Thursday

10:00 -10:45am

Michael McGrath

January 3

Thursday

5:00 – 5:45pm

Michael McGrath

January 5

Saturday

10:15 – 11:00am

Michael McGrath

January 16

Wednesday

10:00-10:45am

Michael McGrath

February 5

Tuesday

6:00-6:45pm

Michael McGrath

February 21

Thursday

10:00 -10:45am

Michael McGrath

February 21

Thursday

5:00 – 5:45pm

Michael McGrath

February 23

Saturday

10:15 – 11:00am

Michael McGrath

Basic Obedience Level 2 

Basic 2 gives you and your dog the opportunity to perfect behaviors learned in Basic Level 1. By the end of the class, all puppies will:

  • Heel on & off leash
  • Sit/Stay & Down/Stay with handler at a distance
  • Recall from a distance
  • Recall through a tunnel of dogs & handlers
  • Figure eight exercise
  • Stand for examination exercise

Requirements: Graduation from Basic Level 1 Training

Starting Dates

Day

Time

Instructor

Comments

November 10

Saturday

11:30-12:15pm

Michael McGrath

 FULL

November 28

Wednesday

11:30-12:15pm

Michael McGrath

 FULL

January 5

Saturday

11:30-12:15pm

Michael McGrath

January 16

Wednesday

11:30-12:15pm

Michael McGrath

February 23

Saturday

11:30-12:15pm

Michael McGrath

 Basic Obedience Level 3 

Basic 3 builds on the skills learned in Basic 2 and focuses on enabling the dog and handler to work as a team off leash in all of the exercises.

Starting Dates

Day

Time

Instructor

Comments

August 28

Tuesday 7:00-7:45pm Michael McGrath FULL 

October 16

Tuesday

7:00-7:45pm

Michael McGrath

FULL

December 4

Tuesday 7:00-7:45pm Michael McGrath

February 5

Tuesday

7:00-7:45pm

Michael McGrath