Pet Training Classes
Class sizes are limited. Pre-registration is Required. Payment in full is required to hold a spot. PUPPY KINDERGARTEN AND BASIC OBEDIENCE NO DOGS WEEK ONE. HANDLERS ONLY. All Glasses are one hour and a session runs for 6 weeks. MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT THIS TIME FOR ALL STUDENTS (updated 8/10/21)
Clever K9 Fall 2021 Pet Schedule
NEW SESSION STARTS TUESDAY September 28th. MASKS REQUIRED
Tuesdays 9:45-11:00 am AKC Rally Novice, Intermediate and Advanced (TEACHING RALLY CLASS) w/ Jill Bergmann. $145 This class will teach all of the AKC novice and Intermediate Rally signs, rules, handling tips, how to read course maps, and running Novice and Intermediate and Advanced courses 8 DOG LIMIT
Tuesdays 11:30-12:30 pm Beginners Agility INDOORS ( Foundation agility for fun basics) w/ Jill Bergmann $150 This class is a continuation of a fun foundation class to introduce you and your dog to the fun world of agility. You will learn basic handling skills, and all the foundation steps to get started playing in agility. Recalls, jumping, contact training, waits are all incorporated.
Tuesdays 5:00-6:00 pm Advanced Obedience with Jill Bergmann $160. This class is for dogs 7 months and older. This class is a continuation of Basic or Puppy Kindergarten obedience. We will perfect the skills from beginner obedience, in addition to doing stand for exams, automatic sits on loose leash walking, longer recalls, sit stays and down stays and more. ( Must have taken Basic Obedience , Puppy Kindergarten or instructor approval) 8 DOG LIMIT
Tuesdays 6:15-7:15 Puppy Kindergarten ( AKC Puppy Star ) w/ Jill Bergmann $160 WEEK ONE NO DOGS. HANDLERS ONLY. This class is for puppies from 8 weeks to around 6 months old; This class will get your puppy started on basic obedience. Your puppy is like a sponge at this age and it is great time to shape learning behaviors and teach basic skills they will need the rest of their lives. We will cover sit, down , leave it, off, loose leash walking, name game, come and various attention games. The focus on this class is to teach the puppy how to learn positive behaviors and pinpoint possible future issues, and address them now. Puppies will be tested for the AKC Puppy Star Certification on week 6. Please bring a flat buckle collar for your dog, 6 foot leash, and human treats cut into small pieces such as: turkey or chicken uncooked hot dogs, string cheese, pieces of steak or chicken etc. 8 DOG LIMIT.
Tuesdays 7:30-8:30pm - CANINE GOOD CITIZEN (CGC) w/ Jill Bergmann $160 Strict 8 DOG LIMIT This class is open to any dog that has been in Advanced obedience or equivalent. Skills will be taken to the next level, with more proofing and distractions on all of the skills taught in Advanced Obedience. CGC is a ten-skill training program that’s open to all dogs .All aspects of the CGC Certification will be covered. Some of the skills include Sitting politely for petting,Walking through a crowd,Sit and down on command and Staying in place, Supervised separation, Coming when called, Out for a walk (walking on a loose lead) CGC testing will be done on week six.
New Session starts Saturday October 2nd
REGISTRATION FOR SATURDAY CLASSES CLOSE SEPT. 30TH START DATE IS OCTOBER 2ND FOR ALL SATURDAY CLASSES. NO CLASS ON OCT. 30. MASKS REQUIRED
PUPPY KINDERGARTEN (AKC STAR PUPPY) with Wendy Kinnear 9:10 - 10:10 Cost is $160.00 and is required at the time of registration. STAR PUPPY CLASS is for young puppies up to 8 months of age. In this class you will learn how to get your puppy socialized to our world and begin to shape positive behaviors. We will cover Sit, Down, Stand, Stay, Come, walking politely on a leash without pulling, Off, Give, the power of their Name, come when called and getting your Attention, and stopping unwanted behaviors. The goal is to have your puppy become a well-mannered pup in and around your home by the end of this class. This class limited to 8 dogs. These classes fill fast, so register soon. Payment must be made at the time of registration in order to hold your spot. The first 8 registration with payment will form this class.
BEGINNERS/BASIC OBEDIENCE CLASS. with Wendy Kinnear 10:20 – 11:20 Cost is $160:00 and payment is requested at registration. This class Is a natural extension following puppy kindergarten as well as dogs 8 months of age or older. All the basic skills will be taught in this class. In this class YOU will learn how to train your dog to Sit and Down on command, to sit politely for petting, to come when called, stay when told, walks nicely on a loose leash without pulling and gaining and keeping your dog’s attention, and more. We will try to deal with annoying behaviors that your pooch may be displaying. This class is geared to having your dog become a welcomed and mannerly dog not only in your home but when they are outside with you. This class is ideal for an adopted, rescued or fostered dog. The goal of this class is for you to have your dog become a welcomed and mannerly dog out in the public.
ADVANCED BEGINNERS/CANINE GOOD CITIZEN with Wendy Kinnear 11:30- 12:30 Cost is $160:00 and payment is due at registration. In this class we will concentrate on you as the handler of your dog. By now your dog should have all the basic skills and able to perform then in various situations. In this class we will cover all the skills necessary to earn an AKC Canine Good Citizen Title. We will begin to concentrate on taking the skills already learn and continue to reinforce those skills when distractions are present,( dog encounters a crowd of people, and other people with their dogs). You will reinforce all your skills as a handler. This class will help you and your dog work as a team. As a team, class will prepare you and your dog with the necessary skills to begin training for a successful entry into the world of Companion Dog Sports, such as Agility, Rally, Obedience, Nose work, Barn hunt, or Dock Diving. If your goal is to have a Therapy Dog, you and your dog will be ready to continue training in a Therapy Dog Class. At the end of this class, we will administer the AKC’s CGC (Canine Good Citizen) test.