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Dog Obedience

Dog Obedience: Dogs 8 weeks and up

Help your dog be a better "friend" and enroll in our basic course for home or show training. A training collar is used during the class. Dogs do not come the first night. Proof of rabies vaccination is required. Children may train the dog during class as long as an adult guardian is present to take over if needed.

Wednesdays 6:30 - 7:30 pm
$72rs/$82nr Haish Gym

Sept 19 - Nov 14 no class 10/10

Please note: All dogs enrolled in dog obedience will be trained with the training collar. Positive reinforcement is used for correct behavior. Treats are not allowed as part of the training program.

Dog Obedience: Graduate Program Dogs 16 weeks and up

Be the envy of beginner participants and take your dog to the next level! Graduate program dogs and owners are given more challenges and further distances for certain skills. Participants work on light to no leash lines, and step up to out-of sight sits and downs. Dogs do not come the first night.

Wednesdays 6:30 - 7:30 pm
$72rs/$82nr Haish Gym

Sept 19 - Nov 14 no class 10/10

American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen

Transform your dog into an upstanding member of the community! This AKC sponsored program teaches simple obedience skills like sit, down, stay, come, and walk on a loose leash. We also introduce meet and greet techniques and socialization activities to help improve manners and interaction with other people and dogs. Upon successful completion of the 13 step program you may purchase a certificate and title through the AKC. Program is open to all breeds, mixed and purebred. Bring your dog the first night.

Dogs 12 weeks and up
Wednesdays | 7:45-8:45 pm
$72rs/$82nr Haish Gym

Sept 19 - Nov 14 no class 10/10

Rally Obedience

Rally is a dog sport that builds on obedience training and teaches agility skills. Participants move from station to station working on different skills and patterns through teamwork between handler and dog. There are several levels of Rally obedience. This class will be a prerequisite for the next level offered in the summer. Dogs must have attended at least one full obedience course of 6 to 8 classes before enrolling. Bring veterinarian papers with vaccination proof the first night of class. Bring your dog the first night.

Dogs 16 weeks and up
Mondays | 6:30-7:30pm
$72rs/$82nr | Haish Gym

Sept 17 - Nov 12 no class 10/8

Tracking Techniques

Bring out your dog's natural ability to recognize and follow a scent in this fun, outdoor class. Please bring treats and freshly washed socks in a plastic bag. Dogs should be on a 15 foot lead.

Dogs 16 weeks and up
Thursdays | 6:30-7:30pm | $72rs/$77nr
Meet at Hallgren Park (701 Franklin St., DeKalb)

Jun 7 - Aug 2 no class 6/28

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