Dog Training Classes & Puppy Training Classes for manners in the real world

…and beyond!

Group dog training classes are great for:

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Real life distractions

Since your dog will be around other dogs, your dog will learn when it’s time to play and when it’s time to listen. Dog Training classes are great for polishing you and your dog’s skills.

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Social for you and the dog

The group dynamics allow us to celebrate successes with other dog owners. It’s also nice to hear other people’s experiences and motivate each other during class.

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Solve problems

You learn how to address problems that other people have and if your dog develops that issue down the road, then you know how to address it.

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Your dog works for you

With group dog training classes, you are the training your dog. Your dog will be able to complete cues for you right away and there is no transfer time after the trainer trained your dog for you.

Upcoming Dog Training Classes:

Leash Walking Wizards│ Marvelous Manners Therapy Dog Training

Leash Walking Wizards Class

  • Time: 5:15 pm to 6:15 pm
  • Dates: In person class from Friday, August 13th to September 17th at 5:15 pm. Online orientation Wednesday, August 11th at 7:30.
  • Includes: 6 weeks of class, one hour online orientation, and full access to all of our dog training videos and guides
  • Prerequisites: Marvelous Manners class or training equivalent (message us using the blue box below for more info
  • Cost: $199

Is your dog still pulling on the leash in some situations? Does your dog still really want to say hi to every dog and person in the neighborhood? Let’s really improve those leash walking skills. Give your dog the skills they need to walk next to you in stores and breweries so your dog can go everywhere you want to go with your dog. At the same time, we don’t always need our dogs walking right by our sides. We can give them the skills they need to walk on a loose leash on the beach or around the neighborhood so they can get the maximum amount of exercise.

Class topics include:

  • Building better focus
  • Walking on a loose leash
  • Walking by your side
  • Passing food distractions
  • Ignoring people and other dogs until you invite your dog to go say hi

Let’s take it to the next level and really teach your dog to pay attention to you and walk nicely on leash around other dogs and people!

Therapy Dog Training Class

  • Time: Noon to 1 pm
  • Dates: Thursdays starting August 5th
  • Includes: 4 weeks of class, small class size for optimal progress
  • Cost: $149

Therapy Dogs bring love and joy to patients in hospitals, hospice facilities and to children in need. To pass the Therapy dog test dogs must be able to walk nicely on a loose leash through a crowd of people, cooperate with their owner while passing food on the floor, among other skills.

To get started on this important work, join our Marvelous Manners class! If your dog has passed the CGC (Canine Good Citizen test), join us to start on the path to bringing happiness to people in need while teaching your dog the skills to be a well-behaved dog in public places.

She not only turned around our dog’s behavior- very positively commented on by neighbors – but taught us so much.

Kate E.

Marvelous Manners Class

  • Time: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
  • Dates: In person class from Friday August 13th to September 17th at 6:30 pm. Online orientation Wednesday August 11th at 7:30.
  • Includes: 6 weeks of class, one hour orientation, and full access to all of our dog training videos and guides
  • Cost: $199

Is your dog pulling on leash, trying to say hi to everyone and everything and just being hyper when you go places together? Let’s spring into spring and help your dog listen to you! Your dog can learn to walk nicely on leash, be calm around visitors, come when called and listen to you in new places.

Class topics include:

  • Come
  • Stay
  • Leash walking
  • Teaching sit and down
  • Discussion of problem behaviors that commonly occur while visitors come over, bringing the dog to an outdoor cafe, taking the dog to the vet or groomer, and relaxing with the dog at home.

Let’s start your dog on the right path to amazing manners so your dog can go on adventures everywhere that you want to go together!

What questions do you have about our group dog training classes? We're happy to help.

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Dog training classes near me

Our dog training classes are held in Mount Holly, nc between the airport and Gastonia. The training building is near Belmont Abbey College. For the best dog training classes near me around.

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Puppy Training Classes give you the skills to help

your dog listen to you in the real world. With Dog training classes, your dog will learn the skills to listen to you in all places, such as:

  • On the greenway
  • At the home improvement store
  • At the vet
  • At the brewery
  • Out on the town

From guided do it yourself group classes with the help of our online training modules-

the goal is the same:

Transform your dog into the well-behaved, relaxed companion you’ve been dreaming about.

For Puppy school and Puppy Classes

  • Do you want your dog to listen to you when you are out in public near other dogs?
  • Do you want your dog to be relaxed around people when you walk around your neighborhood?

Charlotte nc dog trainers can help you teach your dog to listen to you anywhere you want to go. Dog Training Gastonia nc for your well behaved dog!

Dog training classes near me

Good Manners Group Dog Training Classes

Our Good Manners group dog training classes help your dog develop the desired manners to become a wonderful member of your family. We will work with you to teach your dog to greet people appropriately, stay until you give them permission to go, leash walking skills and the ability to ignore leaves and chicken bones on the ground.

Puppy Training Classes

Puppy training classes set your dog up to learn that the world is a safe place. Socialization and confidence building is key to a well behaved adult dog. Dog training Gastonia nc for great group classes.

Rally- The Walking Obstacle Course

Rally is a fun sport that teaches your dog to walk next to you no matter what! It combines basic manners such as sit, down and stand with walking next to you. It’s a fun obstacle course involving cones and the challenge is to get through the course without the dog pulling on the leash!

Therapy Dog Training Classes

If your dog loves people and you love helping, you could be candidates for therapy dog work at nursing homes, school reading programs, and other settings. Our therapy group dog training classes teach your dog the necessary skills for this rewarding work.