Training Classes

Puppy Training Classes

Classes are run by a qualified dog trainer who will help you raise your puppy to his or her full potential!

Cost $129
Ages Up to 13 weeks
Duration 5 classes held over 4 weeks. Class 1 (pup free) and Class 2 are held same week
Class Length 1 hour
Class Size Maximum of 6 pups. Will not run with fewer than 4 pups. The entire human family is more than welcome to attend too!
When TBC
Venue Training building

What to bring to Class One

  • Vaccination certificate
  • No puppy

Class One (no pups)

  • What is socialisation?
  • How dogs learn
  • Dog body language
  • Common puppy problems (covered in handouts)
  • Toilet training / mouthing / crying / destructive behaviour / attention seeking etc
  • Go to mat

Class Two

  • Pay attention
  • Sit
  • Down
  • Recall
  • Handling

Class Three

  • Leave it
  • Sit
  • Down
  • Exchanging items

Class Four

  • Revison
  • Coming back when called (recall)
  • Interaction (how to know how if your puppy is happy)
  • Body language
  • Teach tricks and other fun things

Class Five

  • Revision in the form of a novel obstacle circuit
  • Graduation!

Adult Dog Training Classes

A well trained dog is a pleasure to live with. Our qualified dog training instructor will help you reach your goals!

Cost $129
Ages Over 16 weeks
Duration 6 weeks. Week one is dog free!
Class Length 1 hour
Class Size Maximum of 8 dogs. The entire human family is more than welcome to attend too!
When TBC
Venue Training building week one, then the training yard

 

Class One (no dogs)

  • Introduction
  • Expectations
  • Training theory
  • Marker word introduction
  • Types of training – lure, capture etc
  • Motivators
  • Name recognition
  • Equipment
  • Dog body language

Class Two

  • Pay attention
  • Sit
  • Recall
  • Social walking
  • Down
  • Handling
  • Common problems: jumping, mouthing, destructive behaviour, barking etc
  • Dog etiquette

Class Three

  • Pay attention
  • Sit
  • Recall
  • Social walking
  • Down
  • Handling
  • Stay
  • Responsible ownership

Class Four

  • Pay attention
  • Sit
  • Recall
  • Social walking
  • Down
  • Handling
  • Stay
  • Trick

Class Five

  • Pay attention
  • Sit
  • Recall
  • Social walking
  • Down
  • Handling
  • Stay
  • Trick

Class Six

  • Graduation!
  • Introduction to ongoing training, clubs, dog sports etc
  • Revise all exercises
  • Demonstrate trick to class