* Walk & Train Class For Dogs *

Posting ID : A1068466108
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Pet Services

My Walk & Train class is for dogs that have attended a basic obedience class or had private obedience training and can perform basic cues like providing attention, sit, down, come, leave it, stay, wait and polite leash manners in a low distraction environment such as your home or out for a walk when no other distractions are present. The class is designed to provide real life distractions to proof behaviors so that you can obtain better reliability with these cues in an outdoor setting or any novel setting.

Assuming your dog is sociable and enjoys meeting new people, other dogs, and going places with you, then this is the right class for you. If you have a dog that is overly reactive (vocal or aggressively lunging) at dogs or other environmental stimuli, this class is not suitable at this time. Please consider private lessons to help balance your dog. If your dog is fearful of new things, people, dogs, environments, noises, and generally lacks self-confidence in novel situations, this class is not suitable at this time. Please consider private lessons to help balance your dog.

Complete Class Schedule

The Basics Level-1 $185.00
This group dog training class is for puppies & adult dogs with little or no training. Class meets 1-hour a week for 6-weeks and takes place in the parking lot behind the Westside Animal Hospital at 411 Laurel Street, Santa Cruz
This class covers: attention exercises, sit, down, come, stay, drop-it, leave-it, loose leash walking, wait and anti-jumping exercises.
New classes starting
Sunday, August 23rd at 10:20am
Sunday, September 13th at 11:30am

Walk & Train $185.00
Prerequisite: This class is for dogs 6+ months of age that have complete my Level-1 obedience class or equivalent. This is a great class to take if you have a difficult time getting your dog to comply with cues outside of the home or just want to get more practice around distractions. In this class we meet at 4-different locations (a small neighborhood park, the yacht harbor, the Aptos Pollo Grounds and downtown Santa Cruz) so you get experience working with your dog around lots of different stimuli and your dog learns how to 'generalize' the cues. We spend 90-minutes working in each location and the class runs for 4-weeks.
New classes starting:
Saturday, August 15th 10:00am
Wednesday, September 2nd at 10:00am

The Basics Level-2 $185.00
Prerequisite: My Level-1 class or equivalent. Class meets 1-hour/week for 6-weeks and takes place in the parking lot behind the Westside Animal Hospital at 411 Laurel Street, Santa Cruz
This class covers: Increased reliability with the skills taught in the Level-1 class. Plus an Emergency Recall that will get your dog to COME IMMEDIATELY, no matter the distraction; an Emergency Stay, Heel and Go To Your Bed and more!
Next class starts:
Sunday, August 23rd at 9:10am

Heart-Tickling Tricks Class
Give your dog a fun, creative outlet for all that energy. Tricks taught in this class include: shake, jump, weave, sit-up, wave, crawl, play dead, find my keys, spin, rewind, take a bow, roll-over, back-up and high five. Watch your dog impressive friends, family and other dogs.
Next class starts:
Sunday, October 11th at 12:40pm

Other Services

Boarding and Train: for people that want their dogs trained more solidly in less time. Going on vacation? Why not give your dog an educational vacation -- dogs love the challenge and you will love the results.

Board Alone: 5-day minimum stay. Dogs stay in my home and are treated like family.

Private Lessons: for anyone wanting individual attention or help with behavior problems.

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