Group Dog Training Classes

Held in Catawba, SC near Rock Hill

Upcoming Group Dog Training Classes:  Ready, Steady, Stay  |  Foundations and Problem Solving   |  Reliability Games!  |  Tricks for Titles and Agility  |  Titlemania

Reliability Games!

Time: 7:45 – 8:45 pm
Dates:
Tuesday, January 9 – February 13

This class is all fun and games! We will be playing games to increase your dog’s reliability with sit, down, stay, walk nicely on leash, don’t jump on people, focus, leave it, and come when called. The exercises that are tested for the Therapy dog test, Canine Good Citizen, Canine Good Citizen Advanced and Urban Canine Good Citizen will be included in the games. There will be mazes to practice come when called and walk nicely on leash past distractions. We will play games like musical chairs to improve our dog’s reliability with sitting and lying down quickly on a verbal cue. We will play stay and polite greeting games while someone pretends to be the pizza delivery person.

Whether your dog is new to the skills or an expert at the skills, we will find a version of the games that is ideal for your dog! Join us for the fun and improve your dog’s reliability for sit, down, stay, walk nicely on leash, polite greetings, leave it and come when called!

Foundations and Problem Solving for Rally & Competition Obedience

Time: 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Dates: Tuesday, January 9 – February 13

Do you want to improve your dog’s understanding of where heel position is? Do you want to teach the foundation exercises for success in rally and competition obedience? Do you want to improve your dog’s reliability for a rally or competition obedience skill? We will work on problem solving issues for Rally, Novice, Open and Utility. We will also build the foundation exercises such as tuck sits, fold back downs, back up without handler pressure, engagement, stays, fronts, go outs, jump foundation skills, go to an object (go out foundation) and scent discrimination. This class can be repeated until your dog has earned the TEAM 1 obedience title.

Tricks for Titles and Agility!

Time: 5:15 – 6:15 pm
Dates: Tuesday, January 9 – February 13

Learn how to teach fun tricks to your dog! During this class, we will go over the Novice and Intermediate tricks to earn your trick title. We will also start teaching the dogs the foundation skills to teaching your dog to do weave poles and go over the teeter in agility. Any age, any breed, rescue or mixed breed and any species can earn trick titles!

We will go over the following tricks:

  • Down and sit with hand signals and verbal cues
  • Hand touch
  • Spin left and spin right
  • Put 4 feet on a board or raised dog bed
  • Shake and high 5
  • Paws up (2 paws on an overturned bowl)
  • Play bow
  • Go between 2 weave poles
  • Bang the teeter game
  • Balance on wobbly surfaces
  • Walk across the agility dogwalk plank

Titlemania

Time: Starting at 9 am
Dates: Saturday, February 24

Earn your title! We will be offering titles in Canine Good Citizen, Canine Good Citizen Advanced, Urban Canine Good Citizen, Novice trick dog, Intermediate trick dog, Advanced trick dog, TEAM 1, TEAM 2 and TEAM 3. Join us and earn your title!

 

Group Dog Training Classes

We offer group dog training classes to help your dog learn the skills for manners, reactivity, therapy dog training, dog agility, and other dog sports!

Group Dog Training Classes are an affordable training option that teaches your dog to listen even with the distractions of other people and other dogs nearby.

Puppy Training Classes

Our Puppy Group Dog Training Classes helps your puppy become the perfect family pet. Our classes teach your puppy not to bite, to walk nicely on a leash, to come when called and to focus on you!

Dog Agility Training Classes

Have fun with your dog, teach your dog to be reliable off leash and go home with a happy, tired dog! That’s what agility group dog training classes do. Join us for some fun with your dog and watch your dog’s focus and ability to listen to you grow and grow!

Reactive Rover Class

Reactive Rover group dog training classes teach your dog to make good choices with other dogs nearby. Your dog will learn to behave and listen to you no matter how close the other dogs are.

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.

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.

Rally and Competition Obedience

Rally is a fun sport that teaches your dog to walk next to you no matter what crazy moves you make. It’s a fun sport and it often leads to competition obedience where your dog can practice distance skills and more complex behaviors. Join us in the fun of teaching your dog the skills needed to earn obedience and rally titles. Group dog training classes help recreate a trial environment. The fun is addicting!!