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GROUP CLASS SCHEDULE

Group Classes limited to 6 teams.  
All classes meet for 1 hour a week for 6 weeks unless otherwise noted!
 
Registration:  online registration and payment is standard, but your may pay in person the first day of class as well.  Refund Policy:  There are no refunds once class has started. Winter Weather:  Class cancellations will be posted to our FB page Palmer Classes noted in Blue.  Plainfield classes in Gold.  Our new Resort offers 6000 sq ft of training space as well as Daycare & Boarding.  Located 1 mile east of Stockertown on Kesslerville rd.
Click on any REGISTER button to enroll for ANY Class!
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Classes will resume Friday 6/5 at both our Resort (Plainfield) & Palmer Locations.  We will hold classes both outside & inside at our Resort locations.  Social distancing and masks (indoors) will be required as per the CDC guidelines for safety!  

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The Manners Flextime Program:  Obedience for the Family Dog

Our Manners Program offers 5 levels of skills training for your dog with built in flexibility for your schedule and a pace option for successful training of any dog.  Join our experienced staff for a class and learn how to teach your dog basic polite behaviors.  Move up through the levels and earn your dogs AKC Canine Good Citizen Title, prepare for Therapy Dog testing or continue to Lev 4 and earn your dog's AKC Advanced Canine Good Citizen Title.  NEW Manners 5 Urban Canine is on the road, meeting off site to complete the AKC Urban Canine Testing. All classes offer one free repeat at no additional cost if class is repeated in the immediate next session.  Orientation for Manners 1 is now online!  A course code will be sent upon registration.

Class cost is $160 and meets for an hour a week for 6 weeks.

DATES LISTED ARE START DATES

Manners 1 Flex-Time

Skills:  Coming when called, relax on your mat, walking with a loose leash, Leaving things alone, Sit/Down/Stay, Focus & Attention, stop jumping!  Introduction and training on how to use a marker system to teach your dog anything!

Cost:  $160

At Palmer:  Monday 6:00 pm 6/8,  Sat 9 am 6/6, Sun 6/7 12:15 pm

At Plainfield Resort:   Sat 6/6 10:15 am, Mon 6/8 6 pm, Thurs 6/11 6 pm, Wed 7/1 1 pm

Manners 2:  Advanced Obedience-developing reliability in basic skills

Skills:  Doorbell cues go to your mat, off leash recalls, stay even though . . ., using leave it, introducing Heel, supervised separation, loose leash walking past people/dogs, greetings without jumping

At Palmer: Sat 6/6 11:30 am, Tues 3/24 7:15 pm, Sun 11:30 4/19

At Plainfield Resort:  , Mon

Manners 3:  Earning the Canine Good Citizen Title-CGC test included in week 6 of the class

Skills:  Stay at 20 feet, Recall at 15 feet, Sit/Stay for greeting a person/dog, heeling & loose leash walking in the real world, supervised separation, using Place behavior, recalls away from deer, squirrels, etc, grooming

At Nazareth: Mon 7:30 pm 3/16 moving to Resort 4/20

At Palmer: Sat 11:30 am 4/11

At Plainfield Resort:  Sat 4/25

Manners 4:  Advanced Canine Good Citizen-testing included in week 6.  

Skills:  Stays by other dogs, perfecting heel and loose leash walking, door etiquette, super polite greetings, Come away from anything, greeting dogs on leash, Therapy Dog skills (polite petting, head on lap/bed, accustom to hospital equipment) 

Palmer:  Sat 6/13 1 pm

Plainfield Resort:  Thurs 

AKC Star Puppy K

at Palmer

Monday 7:15 pm

Friday 6 pm

Saturday 10:15 am

at Nazareth-will close 4/12

All classes will move to the Resort

Thurs 7:15 pm

Sunday 2:45 pm

At Plainfield Resort

Friday 10 am

Sat 9 am

Starting 4/13 

Thurs 7:15 pm

Sunday 2:45 pm

Socialization and Obedience foundations for puppies.  Sit/Down/Stand, Coming when called, greetings, walking and more!  

 

Join us for a fun filled session of learning, socializing, prevent problems and build a strong base for a well behaved pup.  AKC Star Puppy Certificate included. Class meets for 6 one hour sessions.  

Class includes how to prevent jumping, biting, stealing, grabbing, house soiling, sit/down/stay, coming when called & leash walking

Cost:  $160  START ANY TIME!

Canine Work Out

At Plainfield Resort

Thursday 7:15 pm 3/26

Just like people, our dogs can use a work out!  Learn how to develop strong muscles, core strength, focus and burn off some energy!  Why condition your dog?  For the same reasons as humans-prevent injury, relieve stress & boredom, reduce destructive behaviors, prepare for dog sports or keep the active dog in condition.

This is a 3 week mini class.  One hour a week for 3 weeks.


 

Other Fun Classes

at Palmer

AKC Tricks Class 6 weeks

3/17 7:15 pm

Kitten Socialization

Sat 2 pm Weekly!

at Plainfield Resort

Terrific Teens 4 week mini

Thurs 4/2 7:15 pm

AKC Tricks Class-At Palmer

Teaching Tricks can develop better obedience!  Really!  Join us for this 6 week course covering and testing for AKC Trick Titles Novice, Intermediate, Advanced. A week to teach then a week to test.  Cost $160

Terrific Teens

Is your puppy turning into a teenager?  Ignoring your requests, over the top greetings, lacking impulse control and generally a bit of a pain?  This is the class for you.  4 one hour sessions working on impulse control, mind games, teaching an off switch and helping you navigate the toughest 6 months with young dogs

Cost:  $125

Find It! Mini Class

Using the nose to find things that belong to you.  This intro to scent work mini focuses on finding things that smell like you!  Fun and easy to teach, scent work is a great outlet for your dog and a useful skill. Cost $75

Kitten Kindergarden - Socialization for kittens 7 -16 weeks

Kitten K really?  Yes, socializing your kitten is just as important as for your puppy!  Nails, confidence building, stationing, and more!  Class is offered as a one hour sessions.  Each session will cost $25.  

Instructor:  Dawn Perl

Feisty Fido

Sunday 

12 pm

Starting 3/22

Reactive dog class for dogs with reactive behaviors to other dogs including barking, lunging, charging or growling.  This class requires dogs to be contained in the car while waiting for their turn.  We will cover basic skills for counter conditioning and behavior modification for changing your dogs response to strange dogs.  Pre-requisite:  dogs must have basic foundation skills.  If your dog does not have a sit/stay, recall and basic focus skills, we suggest private sessions to solidify these behaviors prior to enrollment.  Class runs for 4 one hour sessions.

Cost $125

AKC Tricks Classes

at Plainfield

Performer Class

11:15 am

4/3

Performer Trick Class

3 week mini class focusing on the advanced tricks requiring props that are required for the AKC Performer Trick title. Cost $75

Class does not include the Performer trick test.  Testing will be offered ain May.

Classic Title

Saturdays

11:30 am

Reactive dog class for dogs with reactive behaviors to other dogs including barking, lunging, charging or growling.  This class requires dogs to be contained in the car while waiting for their turn.  We will cover basic skills for counter conditioning and behavior modification for changing your dogs response to strange dogs.  Pre-requisite:  dogs must have basic foundation skills.  If your dog does not have a sit/stay, recall and basic focus skills, we suggest private sessions to solidify these behaviors prior to enrollment.  Class runs for 4 one hour sessions.

Cost $125

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