Virtual training classes now available !

(Classes offered through Heeling House, Inc.)

During this time of social isolation, it can be a big challenge to keep your dog’s mind active.  Long walks are great for physical activity, but working with your dog’s brain is also an essential part of keeping them happy, calm and behaving well. This course covers how to use items that are already in your house to teach your dog new behaviors and activities.  Topics include:  Indoor agility, scent work, trick training, and DIY obstacle courses.

What:  Five virtual course. (Meets online one hour per week)
Who:  For dogs of all ages and obedience levels – no prerequisite required.
When:  Tuesday’s 7:00pm to 8:00pm, beginning on April 7, 2020

How:  Register now to reserve your spot now.  Cost for this course is $135.

Canine Activity Hour

Pawsitive Interactions:  Kids and Dogs

With our kids home from school, many of us are facing the challenge of keeping our kids’ minds and bodies active.  The good news is – our dogs can help!  This course covers many different activities for you, your kids and your dogs to work together – everything from having our dogs help with reading, writing and arithmetic skills, easy craft ideas, and yoga poses, to learning how to include your dog in family game night.  This course will give you a ‘pawsitive’ way for your children and dogs to interact together.  This course is appropriate for dogs of all ages and obedience levels – no prerequisite required.

 

What:  Five week educationally based virtual course. (Meets online one hour per week)
Who:  For households with dogs and elementary aged children.
When:  Monday’s 5:30pm to 6:30pm, beginning on April 6, 2020
How:  Register to reserve your spot now.  Cost for this course is $135.

Group Basic Obedience Class

During this time of social isolation, it can be a big challenge to keep your dog’s mind active.

This five-week course is designed for owners and six months or older dogs that have had either no or a limited amount of previous training. This course is also a good place to start with a newly adopted dog.

Dogs will learn to sit, down, stay, come when called, loose lead walking, heeling, drop it, leave it, proper greetings with other dogs or people, proper manners (not jumping, mouthing, excessively barking). We also practice keeping the dogs attention around distractions (for example passing other dogs while on leash).

When:  Wednesday's 7:30pm to 8:30pm, beginning on April 8th

How:  Register to reserve your spot now.  Cost for this course is $135

Group Puppy Obedience Class

This five-week course is for owners and puppies six months and younger. The focus of the course is to teach your puppy basic commands, good habits, and complete socialization.

Puppies will learn to sit, down, stay, come and heel. Common puppy “issues” are also discussed in class, i.e. jumping, mouthing, crate training, potty training, etc. Puppies have the opportunity to socialize with other puppies as well as other people.

When:  Thursday's 6:15pm to 7:15pm, beginning on April 9th

How:  Register to reserve your spot now.  Cost for this course is $135

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