Puppy Manners and Socialization

Happy Tails And Trails 2.0 Puppy Manners Class socializes and nurtures young pups, helping them become happy, healthy, polite and housebroken. The class also facilitates important socialization skills with other pups during group play periods.

Classes are limited to six dogs each. The small class size ensures an environment conducive to learning.

We will focus on the following:

  • Watch me
  • Sit
  • Beginning leash walking
  • Intro to down
  • Intro to leave it
Class Information
  • Number of Classes: 5 weekly classes (Class will meet on the same day/time each week).
  • Length of Class: 60 minutes
  • Class Structure: Training followed by a play period
  • Age: 10 weeks to 5 months
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Price: $175

Level 1 Basic Obedience and Manners

This is for dogs and handlers who need to start at the beginning. This class will teach you and your pup how basic cues can help with good manners and proper leash etiquette. It will also explain the meaning and use of markers in training.

Classes are limited to six dogs each. The small class size ensures an environment conducive to learning.

We will focus on the following:

  • Sit
  • Down
  • Intro to sit with duration
  • Loose leash walking
  • Down from sitting position
  • Stay
  • Intro to recall
Class Information
  • Number of Classes: 5 weekly classes (Class will meet on the same day/time each week).
  • Length of Class:  60 minutes
  • Class Structure: 60 minute training sessions with your dog
  • Age: 5 months and older
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Price: $175

Level 2 Intermediate Obedience

The Dog Obedience Classes-Intermediate Obedience Training is for dogs that are 6 months or older and can respond to commands learned in Puppy Manners, and Level 1 Basic Obedience Training or Comparable Skill Level including Sit, Stay, Come, and Basic Leash Training. This 5-week class builds on the Level 1 basic obedience course and continues to strengthen the training your dog has already received. We will focus on the following skills with added requirements of distraction, duration, and distance:

We will focus on the following:

  • Sit, Stay, Down, Down from standing
  • Loose Leash Walking
  • Go to Place
  • Recall
  • Polite Greeting
  • Wait with duration
  • High-Level Distractions
  • More Distance

Classes are limited to six dogs each. The small class size ensures an environment conducive to learning.

Class Information
  • Number of Classes: 5 weekly classes (Class will meet on the same day/time each Week).
  • Length of Class:  60 minutes
  • Class Structure: 60 minute training sessions with your dog
  • Age: 6 months and older
  • Prerequisites: Level 1 Basic Obedience or equivalent training
  • Price: $175