Puppy and Dog Training

We are now offering evening group dog training classes… Puppy, General Obedience, Novice Tricks and Scent Games!

Instructor: Taylor Lima CPDT-KA, CTDI of Woof Who’s Happy Canine Services

Taylor is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer- Knowledge Assessed through the Certification Council of Professional Dog Trainers, graduate of the Dog Trainer Foundations course at the Karen Pryor Academy, professional member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers, and a Certified Trick Dog Instructor with Do More With Your Dog.

 

  • Register now for Monday evening Puppy Drop in Classes!
  • Registration now open for Fall Classes!

 

Puppy Pre-K

Summer Drop In Classes — Monday Evenings July 16, 23, 30, Aug 13 & 20    7:30pm – 8:30pm    $25 + tax

Register now for Wednesday Evenings Sept 12 – Oct 17  7:30pm – 8:30pm

$150 + tax (set of 6 one hr classes)

*Please arrive 10-15 minutes early so your puppy has an opportunity to potty before class

Objective: Puppies will graduate puppy class with better manners, appropriate dog-dog communication skills, and adequately desensitized to a number of new stimuli

Handlers will leave class with better knowledge on:

  • How to handle common puppy problems
  • How to identify good & bad interactions between dogs
  • Basic training principles including marker training, redirection, and keeping puppy engaged
  • The importance of exposure to new stimuli with puppies
  • The importance of mental stimulation in dogs

Required: Puppies must have at least their second set of vaccinations in order to attend

To Register: Please visit woofwhoshappy.com/booking

 

Mind Your Manners Level I (General Obedience)

Register now for Mondays September 10 – Oct 15  (no class Oct 8th) 7:30pm – 8:30pm

$150 + tax (set of six 1 hr classes)

Objective: Dogs will graduate class with exemplary “real world” manners, better impulse control, and increased engagement with their handler. Handlers will leave class with a better understanding of marker training; they will learn how to redirect their dog if they display a “bad” behavior; and understand the importance of ongoing training.

Required: Dogs must be fully vaccinated (distemper/parvo, rabies, and bordetella) in order to attend.

This group class is not a good environment for aggressive/reactive dogs.

To Register: Please visit woofwhoshappy.com/booking

 

Mind Your Manners Level II

Tuesdays Sept 11 – Oct 16    7:30pm – 8:30pm   $150 + tax (set of six 1 hr classes)

Objective: Dogs will graduate class with exemplary “real world” manners, better impulse control, and increased engagement with their handler. Handlers will leave class with a better understanding of marker training; they will learn how to redirect their dog if they display a “bad” behavior; and understand the importance of ongoing training.

Challenge your dog’s knowledge of basic behaviors by asking them to perform them faster, better, and longer. Learn how to get your dog responding solely to verbal cues. We’ll teach your dog how to:

– perform basic position changes (sit, down, stand) from a distance

– lay on a mat while other dogs walk around them

– hold a “stay” for up to one minute at a time

– come when called and “finish” by sitting down at your side

– heel like a pro

– ignore food thrown at them, toys being played with nearby, and people trying to interact with them

Required: Mind Your Manners Level 1 or equivalent beginner obedience class. Dogs should know all the basics (sit, down, stay, come, and leave it)

Dogs must be fully vaccinated (distemper/parvo, rabies, and bordetella)

This group class is not a good environment for aggressive/reactive dogs.

To Register: Please visit woofwhoshappy.com/booking

 

Performance Pup – Novice Tricks

Thursdays Sept 13 – Oct 18   7:30pm – 8:30pm    $160 + tax (set of six 1 hr classes)

Make training fun with this exciting class! Teaching tricks establishes a pattern of learning, teaches valuable skills and focus, and promotes a strong bond between canine and human.

Upon completion of the class, your dog will be eligible for the Novice Trick Dog Title through Do More With Your Dog, the only official sanctioning and organizing body for the sport of Dog Tricks.

Your dog will learn how to:

– spin in circles

– wave goodbye

– jump over bars & through hoops

– weave between your legs

– roll over

– race around an object

Dogs must have completed our Mind Your Manners class or equivalent basic obedience course. Dogs should be able to demonstrate basic behaviors such as sit, lay down, stay, come when called, etc.

All dogs must be fully vaccinated in order to attend (distemper/parvo, rabies, and kennel cough vaccines). Proof of vaccinations must be emailed to the instructor or brought to class on the first day.

Objective: Dogs must learn and demonstrate tricks totaling 15 points in order to earn their DMWYD Novice Trick Dog Title

Required: Mind Your Manners/equivalent beginner obedience course

Dogs should already know and be able to demonstrate several 1-point tricks that they have learned in Mind Your Manners or equivalent beginner obedience course (Sit, Down, come, stay, leav it/drop it, on your mat, touch my hand etc.)

All dogs must be fully vaccinated in order to attend (distemper/parvo, rabies, and kennel cough

To Register: Please visit woofwhoshappy.com/booking

 

 

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Hours
Mon: 6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Tues: 6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Wed: 6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Thurs: 6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Fri: 6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sun: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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