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. This class is only available for dogs aged six months or older at the start of class. Please check out our Puppy Kindergarten Pass if your dog is older than four months, or our free Puppy Preschool Pass if your dog is between 8 and 15 weeks old. Levels for this course include:

  • Beginner Adult
  • Intermediate Adult
  • Advanced Adult

Beginner Adult is our entry-level classes that teach all of the basics. In Intermediate Adult and Advanced Adult, 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. Example behaviors your dog will learn include:

  • Car and door manners
  • Leave it
  • Polite leash walking and social interactions
  • Wait for dinner
  • Emergency stop
  • Recall
  • Calm handling
  • Settle on a mat
  • Stay

Manners & Life Skills is a part of the Pet Dog Ambassador accreditation program. After completing each level there is an optional assessment included in the cost of the course that will test pet parents knowledge, skills and ability to manage their canine companion in real life settings. Your dog is awarded a certificate and medallion to wear on his or her collar upon passing the assessment at each level.

Price: $200

Class Instructor: Kim Silver

Class Length: Seven 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!