FAQ

What types of dog training classes do you offer?

We offer a wide variety of dog training classes including Puppy Kindergarten, Obedience, Competition Obedience, Agility, Rally-O, K9 Nose Work, Canine Good Citizen, and Tricks Classes.

How do I enroll my dog in a training class?

Enrolling your dog in a class is easy! Once you selected a class, fill out our registration form. We will then send a confirmation email to the address listed on the form acknowledging your registration and payment.

What is the cost of the training classes?

The price for dog training classes varies depending on the class. You can find more information about it on our pricing page.

What age does my dog need to be to attend training classes?

Your dog must have had their second set of shots.

Do you offer private training sessions?

Yes. We offer private lessons. Please contact our school via phone or email to find out more about our private dog training classes.

How long are the training classes?

The length of training classes varies depending on the class you select and it ranges from 45 minutes to 1 hour.

What type of training methods do you use?

We follow positive reinforcement dog training methods.

How many dogs are in each class?

The number of dogs in class depends on the type of class.

What do I need to bring to the first training class?

It depends on the class. Please read descriptions of our classes to find out more information or call us.

What if my dog has behavioral issues?

Your dog will need to be evaluated before joining the class.

What type of equipment do I need to buy for the training class?

To start you will need a 6 foot leash, treat bad and some great treats.

What is the difference between obedience and competition obedience classes?

Pet obedience is for bringing up a well trained puppy. Competition Obedience is for people that want to further their Obedience training and possibly compete.

Can I attend the agility classes with my dog even if they have never done agility before?

Absolutely!

What is K9 nose work and how does it work?

K9 nose work is a fun activity that involves teaching dogs to use their natural scenting abilities to search for hidden objects. The activity builds confidence in dogs and provides mental stimulation and exercise.

How can I train my dog to be a Canine Good Citizen?

To train your dog to be a Canine Good Citizen, you should start with basic obedience training, such as “sit,” “stay,” and “come.” You’ll also need to work on your dog’s socialization skills, teach them to be well-behaved in public places, and practice obedience skills in real-world situations. A certified Canine Good Citizen trainer can help guide you through the process and prepare you and your dog for the certification test.

What is rally-o and how does it differ from other obedience classes?

Rally-O, also known as Rally-Obedience, is a dog sport that combines elements of traditional obedience with a course of designated stations that require certain skills to be performed at each one. Unlike traditional obedience classes that are judged based on a set routine, Rally-O courses are designed to be more fun and challenging for both the dog and the handler.

Do you offer any discounts for multiple dogs or classes?

Talk to one of our team members.

What is your cancellation policy?

We do not offer refunds after class has started.

How do I know if my dog is ready for the next level of training?

Your trainer will let you know.

Do you have any recommendations for dog food or treats during training?

Small soft treats.

Can I observe a class before enrolling my dog?

Yes, not not with your dog.