Workshops


Fun With Agility Beginner

This 60-minute fun-filled workshop will introduce your dog to agility basics like jumps, tunnels, pause table, weave poles, etc. A great choice for the dog with boundless energy!

Prerequisite: None

Cost: $35, see class schedule and register here.



Leash Manners

This 90-minute workshop provides you with a toolbox to teach polite walking behavior. Having a dog that pulls you down the street and lunges after everything that moves can be embarrassing, frustrating, and exhausting. Over time, owners start to dread taking their dog for a walk and consistent walks go out the window. This workshop will focus on: walking management tools, attention skills (key to loose-leash walking success), reinforcing polite walking behavior, and what to do if your dog forges ahead of you.

Prerequisite: Prior training is not required, but strongly encouraged to get full benefit of workshop. Your dog should be responsive to their name and able to sit on cue. Dogs should be comfortable around unfamiliar people and dogs.

Cost: $50, see class schedule and register here.



Come When Called

This 90-minute workshop is designed to train a consistent recall - one of the most important skills to teach a dog. One day it might even save your dog’s life! This workshop will focus on: why dogs don't come when we call them, establishing a recall cue, games to practice recall skills, and what to do if your dog doesn't respond.

Prerequisite: Prior training is not required, but strongly encouraged to get full benefit of workshop. Your dog should be responsive to their name and able to sit on cue. Dogs should be comfortable around unfamiliar people and dogs.

Cost: $50, see class schedule and register here.



No Jumping

This 90-minute workshop is designed to give you the knowledge and tools to end problem jumping behaviors. The workshop teaches owners the following: why dogs jump and how to react when your dog jumps, effective and ineffective techniques to address jumping, how to identify what makes your dog jump, and how to avoid it, alternative behaviors such as sitting for greetings, four on the floor, and go to place, and management tools for training and everyday life.

Prerequisite: None. Dogs should be comfortable around unfamiliar people and dogs.

Cost: $50, see class schedule and register here.



Enrichment: How To Tire Your Dog Without Putting Your Shoes On

This 90-minute workshop will teach you how to use games, problem solving, and scent exercises to add mental stimulation to your dog's daily routine. Mental enrichment makes your dog think and problem solve, which is also tiring. You will learn why enrichment is important, how to use every day items, how to set up a simple scent game, and more.

Prerequisite: None. Dog should be comfortable with people and unfamiliar dogs.

Cost: 50, see class schedule and register here.



Nipping, Mouthing, Oh No! What can I do?

This 90-minute workshop is focused on puppy nipping and mouthing by adult dogs. This workshop will help you to better understand why puppies and dogs engage in these behaviors, and what you can do to address it. We'll give you tips, suggestions, and basic training concepts to help you shape your dog’s behavior. Topics covered will include: dog developmental stages, why your dog performs this completely normal dog behavior, training tips, how to add mental enrichment to your daily routine, and identifying your dog's exercise needs and how to meet them.

Prerequisite: None. Dogs should be comfortable around unfamiliar people and dogs.

Cost: 50, see class schedule and register here.



FUN Dog Tricks

This 90-minute workshop to show you how to use basic training skills to teach your dogs some tricks. Tricks are a great way to provide mental exercise for your dog and have fun at the same time. In this workshop, you will learn the benefits of teaching tricks, how to teach simple tricks, and how to apply training principles to expand basic tricks into more complex ones.

Prerequisite: None. Dogs should be comfortable with people and unfamiliar dogs.

Cost: 50, see class schedule and register here.



Large Dog Play

Feel uneasy at the dog park? Want some off leash dog socialization while a certified dog trainer supervises? Then this workshop is for you. Teach your dog the proper way to play and socialize and learn how to read your and other dogs body language to help avoid fights and injuries.

Prerequisite: None. All dogs must weigh at least 25 lbs, with no bite history and social skills for off-leash play.

Cost: $35, see class schedule and register here.