Obedience Levels I, II, III

  1. IMG_0582 4x6Level I Obedience

The goal of Level 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 5 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 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

August 13

Saturday

10:15 – 11:00am

Joseph Mendonca

FULL

August 18

Thursday

1:00 – 1:45pm

Maureen Dwyer FULL

August 18

Thursday

2:00 – 2:45pm

Maureen Dwyer FULL
 

August 23

 

Tuesday

 

6:00 – 6:45pm

 

Maureen Dwyer

 

FULL

October 6

Thursday

1:00 – 1:45pm

Maureen Dwyer

FULL

October 6

Thursday

2:00 – 2:45pm

Maureen Dwyer FULL

October 8

Saturday

10:15 – 11:00am

Joseph Mendonca

FULL

October 11

Tuesday

6:00 – 6:45pm

Maureen Dwyer

FULL
November 29

Tuesday

6:00-6:45pm

Maureen Dwyer

FULL

December 3

Saturday

10:15-11:00am

Joseph M. and Maureen D. FULL

January 5

Thursday

1:00 – 1:45pm

Maureen Dwyer

January 5

Thursday

2:00 – 2:45pm

Maureen Dwyer

January 17

Tuesday

6:00-6:45pm

Maureen Dwyer

February 4

Saturday

10:15-11:00am

Joseph Mendonca

February 23

Thursday

1:00 – 1:45pm

Maureen Dwyer

February 23

Thursday

2:00 – 2:45pm

Maureen Dwyer

Obedience Level 2 

Level 2 gives you and your dog the opportunity to perfect behaviors learned in 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

August 4 Thursday

5:00-5:45pm

Joseph Mendonca

          FULL

August 13

Saturday

11:30-12:15pm

Joseph Mendonca

         FULL

September 22

Thursday

5:00-5:45pm

Joseph Mendonca

October 8

Saturday

11:30-12:15pm

Joseph Mendonca

         FULL

November 10

Thursday

5:00-5:45pm

Joseph Mendonca and Maureen Dwyer

December 3

Saturday

11:30-12:15pm

Joseph Mendonca and Maureen Dwyer

January 5, 2023

Thursday

5:00-5:45pm

Joseph Mendonca

          

February 4, 2023

Saturday

11:30-12:15pm

Joseph Mendonca

February 23, 2023

Thursday

5:00-5:45pm

Joseph Mendonca

 

 

 Obedience Level 3 

Level 3 builds on the skills learned in Level 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 4, 2022

Thursday

4:00-4:45pm

Sheila Bennett

FULL

September 22, 2022

Thursday

4:00-4:45pm

Sheila Bennett

 

November 10, 2022   

 

Thursday

 

4:00-4:45pm 

 

Sheila Bennett

January 5, 2023

Thursday

4:00-4:45pm

Sheila Bennett

February 23, 2023

Thursday

4:00-4:45pm

Sheila Bennett