Camp Dog Works
(828) 697-2604
"Where Pets Become Partners"
                                        CAMP DOG WORKS
Serving the Carolinas since 1992
(828) 697-2604

Pet Obedience Class ( six month and up)
Pet Obedience is offered for dogs 5 months and older. We offer group and/or private classes on all levels inside our 4,000 sq. ft. training building and outside on our fenced training field. The school emphasizes dealing with everyday obedience problems the dog owner may face. We are positive reinforcement trainers, (for both the dog as well as the owners) !  It is fun to train at Dog Works!    Six lessons, $100. Two dog discount coming from the same household is 15% off second dog.  Adopted dog from a shelter where owner pays an adoption fee is also 15% discount of class fee.  Only one discount can be used on a dog.   Scroll all the way down this page to read all class information
All 6 lesson courses are $100. When Do Classes Start?

Tue./Thur. classes with Maureen.
Maureen's Next session: Aug.  24, 29, 31, Sept. 5, 7, @ 12.   6:30 PM puppy class, 7:30 PM  pet obedience for dogs 5 months and up. 

Hillary Livaccari will teach her next Saturday morning session starting Aug. 16. She will offer a pet obedience class at 9 AM.
Email Hillary with questions about the group classes.   

  Email Maureen or call  to set up a  private lesson time.



Pet Obedience is for dogs 5 months and older; 6 lessons for $100. 

Course Focus

  • Mastering a controlled down-stay (which is a valuable tool to prevent undesirable behaviors.
  • Sit, Down, Leash-Walking, and Come.
  • Clicker training is an option in this class. One minute video on How to use Clicker.
  • We are positive motivational trainers. All methods are reward based.
  • A variety of dog owner topics are covered at the beginning of each class.
  • Gentle leader training collars are discussed during orientation.
  • Refunds granted up to the start of the second class.

What should I bring?

  • A chair
  • Several kinds of soft food treats.  (cheese, low fat hot dog slices, frozen biljac, NOT PUPERONIES, MILK BONES, KIBBLE)
  • Water bowl
  • 4-6 foot leash, flat buckle collar
  • Walking shoes that work in sand.  Some classes will be taught outside on fenced field during good weather.
  • Bring sun and/or bug spray if you need it in the summer.
  • Dog Works is closed when Henderson County Public Schools are closed due to bad weather.

How do I sign up for a class?

Click here to download the printed class application.

DoDog Works stays in touch with students through DWTC yahoo group mailing list. It is a moderated list used to inform students about class changes and local dog events. Sometimes we share happy and/or sad news here. Since instructors are the only ones that can post, it is a very low volume list. You need to email your instructor directly if you have a question. 
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IF YOU CANNOT SIGN UP FOR THE DWTC GROUP, IT IS UP TO YOU TO MAKE SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS TO BE INFORMED OF CLASS CHANGES. We will post a change no later than e a class. Please check you email if weather looks bad. Dog Works is closed if Henderson County schools are closed. Maureen's email address  .