Canine Good Citizen (CGC)

(Dogs Ages 16+ Weeks)

6-week program to work on skills associated with achieving AKC Canine Good Citizen status. The last day of class will be used for participants to take the CGC test. Class focuses on mastering CGC test items such as socialization, loose leash walking, proper manners when approached by friendly stranger or dog, allowing brushing and handling, and basic obedience. Proof of rabies and distemper/parvo vaccinations are required. This program is for dogs/handlers that have already gone through Beginner classes (through Park district or equivalent training). Bring your dog the first night.

Mondays, Janary 31-March 14
5:00-6:00 pm
Haish Gymnasium, Small Gym
$57 R/$71 NR per dog
No class 02/21/22

Trick Class New!

(Dogs Ages 16+ Weeks)

6-week program based on AKC Trick Dog Tests. A great way to have fun teaching your dog fun new tricks and earn titles! There are 5 levels of tests that can be achieved through the AKC. Each level involves teaching 10 tricks from a list provided by AKC. CGC Certified dogs only have to perform 5 tricks to achieve Novice Title. Trick testing can be used to add titles towards AKC, PAL, & AKC Canine Partner registered dogs but class can be enjoyed by all dogs regardless of registration status! Proof of rabies and distemper/parvo vaccinations are required. This program is for dogs/handlers that have already gone through Beginner classes (through Park district or equivalent training). Bring your dog the first night.

Mondays, Janary 31-March 14
8:00-9:00 pm
Haish Gymnasium, Small Gym
$57 R/$71 NR per dog
No class 02/21/22

Beginner Obedience

(Dogs Ages 8+ Weeks)

8-week obedience program teaching all breeds and ages from puppies to adults basics obedience such as Heel (formal leash walking), Sit, Down, Stand, Stay, & Come (Recall). Training follows AKC training standards and balanced training. A training collar is used during the class. Proof of rabies and distemper/parvo vaccinations are required. Children may train the dog during class as long as an adult guardian is present to take over if needed. Dogs do not come the first night.

Mondays, Janary 10-March 14
6:00-7:00 pm
Haish Gymnasium, Small Gym
$76 R/$95 NR per dog
No class 1/17/22 & 02/21/22

Advanced Obedience

(Dogs Ages 16+ Weeks)

8-week program for dogs/handlers that have already gone through Beginner classes (through Park district or equivalent training) and would like to further their training with skills such as off leash obedience, longer & out of sight stays, & drop on recall. A training collar is used during class. Proof of rabies and distemper/parvo vaccinations are required. Children may train the dog during class as long as an adult guardian is present to take over if needed. Dogs do not come the first night.

Mondays, Janary 10-March 14
7:00-8:00 pm
Haish Gymnasium, Small Gym
$76 R/$95 NR per dog
No class 1/17/22 & 02/21/22

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