Manners & Life Skills
Our Manners & Life Skills series is designed to teach pet parents skills that make living with their dogs more enjoyable in real life settings. We offer a variety of levels for dogs of all proficiencies. Manners and Life Skills is perfect for all dogs who enjoy being around other dogs and are seven months or older at the start of class. Please check out our Puppy Kindergarten class if your dog is between four and six months, or our Puppy Preschool class if your dog is between 8 and 15 weeks old. Levels for this course include:
- Beginner Adult
- Intermediate Adult – Next class offered is October 4th, 2020
- Advanced Adult – We have a waitlist for this class.
- Little One Lessons- customized skills for dogs under 20lbs. We have a waitlist for this class.
Beginner Adult is our entry-level class that teaches all of the basics. In Intermediate Adult and Advanced Adult (field trip class), your dog will have the opportunity to gain a higher level of proficiency in all of the skills they have learned in the previous classes. Examples of some behaviors your dog will learn in either Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Adult include:
- Focus in new environments
- Attention toward handler
- At home skills
- Out and about skills
- Social Interactions
- Calm behaviors
- Problem prevention and solving
- And more!
How do I sign up for Manners & Life Skills?
Our Manners and Life Skills Beginner Adult class is an open enrollment format meaning you may start class with your dog whenever we have an opening. When registering your dog, sign up for the date you would like to start. We will then schedule you for 5 additional sessions. We allow you to skip a week in case you get sick, must travel or your dog needs to get spayed or neutered, etc. You must give 24 hours notice if you plan to skip a week. No other additional make up sessions are permitted.
Our Manners and Life Skills Intermediate 6 week class is not open enrollment. Please look for the class schedule below.
We will not have classes Thanksgiving weekend (Nov 28th & 29th) and Christmas weekend (Dec 26 & 27th). Should you be enrolled in an open enrollment course during this time, these weekends will count as your skip week.
Due to Covid 19 we cap our classes at 5 dogs.
Class times listed below are subject to change with seasonal/temperature changes.
If you do not see a schedule for a class, that means we currently have a waitlist for the class. To join a waitlist for a class follow this link
Class Instructor: Kim Silver
Class Length: Six classroom sessions
Requirements: Your dog must be able to work around other dogs.
Make sure to check out the video below to see a sneak peak of what we do in this course!
Register for Manners & Life Skills now!