Dog training classes to make life easier

Build a lifetime bond with your dog through fun and positive classes.

Proper training is essential for a long, happy and safe relationship with your dog, setting the foundation to ensure your dog stays physically fit, mentally alert, socially engaged and emotionally happy. To make dog training an enjoyable and fulfilling activity, our approach is positive, rewards-based, fun and effective.

Training together makes life easier.

Earn $40 Reward Dollars

when you purchase Level 1/2 Packages or 4 & 6 class Private Lesson Packages.
Pals membership required. Dogs only. Proof of current vaccinations required.
Exclusions apply. Offer expires 8/29/18.

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Our Classes

Costs vary by location

  • Puppy Level 1
    For puppies 2-4 months old

    This 6-week introductory group class focuses on socialization and is designed to teach your puppy basics including "sit", loose leash walking and to come when called. This dog training class also covers problem-solving ideas for potty training, chewing, teething, digging and more.

  • Puppy Level 2
    For puppies between 4-6 months old

    This 6-week group class expands on lessons learned in Level 1, phases out the use of lures so you can have a well-mannered puppy all the time and introduces fun activities to help keep your puppy's mind active!

  • Puppy Essentials Package
    This comprehensive two-class package covers the basics of your puppy's educational needs. Includes Puppy Level 1, Puppy Level 2 and AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy test.

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  • Puppy Complete Package
    This comprehensive package gives your puppy the very best training. … Includes three group classes: Puppy Level 1, Puppy Level 2, one of our adult classes, a private lesson and AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy test.

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  • Adult Dog Level 1
    For dogs over 6 months old

    This 6-week introductory group class is designed to help you better communicate and train your older puppy or mature dog. Dogs will learn skills such as "leave it," "wait" and walking on a loose leash. This class also addresses challenges such as jumping, barking and digging.

  • Adult Dog Level 2
    For dogs that have graduated from Adult Dog Level 1

    This 6-week group class expands on lessons learned in Level 1, introduces distractions so your dog will learn to listen in any situation and teaches you fun games to play with dogs of any age.

  • Canine Good Citizen Class
    For dogs that have graduated from Adult Dog Level 2

    The American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen (AKC CGC) certification is recognized as a high standard of dog behavior and is an excellent way to prepare for therapy dog training. This training class prepares you and your dog to take the AKC CGC test as well as improve on behaviors already learned.

  • Adult Dog Essentials Package
    This comprehensive two class starter package for your dog includes adult dog level 1, adult dog level 2 or AKC Canine Good Citizen class and AKC Canine Good Citizen test.

  • Adult Dog Complete Package
    This comprehensive three class package for your dog includes adult level 1 and adult level 2, AKC Canine Good Citizen class, a private lesson and AKC Canine Good Citizen test.

Our Programs

  • Group Classes
    We offer group classes for dogs of all ages where you and your dog can learn valuable lessons while socializing with other dogs and people in a fun group setting.

  • AKC Canine Good Citizen Certification
    Prepare for the AKC Canine Good Citizen certification, a widely-recognized high standard of polite behavior and excellent preparation for therapy dog training. We also offer the AKC S.T.A.R. class and test.

  • Seminars & Workshops
    We provide workshops and free 30-minute seminars that are positive, fun and informative.

  • Private Lessons
    Looking for customized training solutions and one-on-one instruction? Private lessons can be tailored to you and your dog's needs.

 

Because pet safety is our first priority, we require all pets being socialized in our training classes be current on their vaccinations. All required vaccinations must be administered at least 24 hours prior to your pets appointment. Vaccination requirements vary by state & city, please contact your local petco for details.

 

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