Dog Works Group Classes are strarting April 1, 2014. New this year we are offering Saturday Morning Group Classes and Thursday evening classes, as well as our regular Tuesday Evening Classes. See class info for dates. Privates are taught year round.
From puppy classes to agility clinics with world class handlers, Dog Works covers all the bases! Our Puppy classes are designed for pups ages 2-5 months old. Topics covered are housebreaking, controlled holds, mouthing, crate training, clicker conditioning, sit, down, and walk on a leash. Go directly to our Puppy page to find out more.
OurObedience classes are designed for all dogs ages 5 months and up. This class focuses on everyday problems that many owners face with their pets. Specific behaviors such as sit, down, stay, come, are covered in a positive teaching environment. Teaching your dog how to walk nicely on a leash and the benefits of clicker behavior are also discussed. Go directly to our Obedience page to find out more.
Our Trick Classis one of our most popular offered at Dog Works, but is offered on a limited basis. Maureen will be teaching this class Thursday evenings 6:30 starting June . See trick page. . In this operant training class a the "clicker" is used to train several tricks that you select for your dog. Trainers must read "Don't Shoot The Dog" and Dogs should already have the sound of the clicker connected to the thought of food. Dog must have had one group class. Our Trick Class schedule is listed on our Clicker Trick Classpage to find out more.
Our Advanced Training Class is a great way to continue your training once you have completed an Obedience class at DogWorks. This class is not just for agility students, but is required for all students wishing to enroll in Intro to Agility. Like the trick class, this class is offered on a limited basis. This class is designed to build enthusiasm, focus, motivation in your dog, and sharpen your training skills (reward timing, criteria selection, proofing, etc.) Go directly to the Advanced Training Class page on our website to find out more.
Our Agility Classes are designed to build confidence for those enrolled in the fast growing, action-packed sport of obstacle course racing. Dog Works is proud to offer high level agility class instruction as well as yearly clinics held by the top agility handlers in the country. Go directly to the Agility page to find out more.