Our GROUP CLASSES include seven
one-hour sessions held once each week
for the course price of
$120.00 including many extras.
We provide ONE ON ONE BEHAVIORAL COUNSELING
at no extra charge.
You can CALL at any time: day, night, weekends, etc.
Once you COMMIT to us, we are COMMITTED to YOU.
You will get HELP/INSTRUCTIONS even before your classes start.
All household members are
encouraged to participate in the training.
We teach YOU to train your dog and
get the CONTROL and RESPECT
from your dog while ENJOYING your dog.
You will be learning "off lead
verbal control" -- where the leash becomes a
FORMALITY and not a NECESSITY.
GREENBELT VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT
Remember: You DON'T have to SPEND
HUNDREDS of $$ for dog training!
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WE TRAIN WITH POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT
(verbal praise and touching, we do not use treats!)
Classes are held in the evenings on
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
BASIC OBEDIENCE CLASSES
Wednesday August 1, 2018 at 6:00 PM
Wednesday August 15 at 8:00 PM
Monday August 20, 2018 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday August 21, 2018 at 8:00 PM
Tuesday August 28 at 10:00 AM
Tuesday September 11 at 6:00 PM
above list is subject to change daily!
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1. BASIC CLASSES (w/Graduation):
Basic classes include
graduation at the end. Dogs of all ages can be taught these
AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB (AKC) exercises: HEEL, SIT, SIT STAY, STAND, STAND STAY,
DOWN, DOWN STAY, RECALL and FINISH (and many socialization exercises). In the first
five minutes of the first Basic class, the handlers are taught how to control
their dog on a loose lead and collar.
Handlers need a properly-fitted
collar (some dogs and puppies may be able to use a regular buckle
collar or a "martingale collar"). A 6-ft leash, NOT CHAIN or
RETRACTABLE, is required in order to do all of the
exercises during the entire course.
Please bring current shot records for your dog to the first class.
Please note: Puppies must be at least 12 weeks old at the start of the
call 301-345-6999 and schedule a date and time to observe one of our classes,
this will allow you to make what Allie calls: "an open-minded
decision". After a 15 or 20 minute visit, you will be able to decide if you want to
Please note, you will not be
allowed to observe the first lesson of a new class session. If you just show up at a the first
lesson of a new class session, you must join that class, or schedule another
a time and date to observe.
2. INTERMEDIATE / ADVANCED CLASSES:
RALLY, and FLYBALL; OFF-LEAD
heeling; HAND-SIGNAL commands; RETRIEVING; DISTANT
"RECALL," "SIT & DOWN" Stays; Extensive SOCIALIZATION
. . . . . and more.
PRE-REQUISITE: Completion of a BASIC course with Mr. Lee or an appointment to evaluate you & your
dog's eligibility for the course.
3. Our Intermediate/Advanced students have four FUN groups:
THE PARADE MARCHING DRILL TEAM
Featuring Our Intermediate/Advanced Students
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THE FLYBALL TEAM
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THE CANINE FREESTYLE DANCERS
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SPECIAL THERAPY DOG GROUP
Selected from "The
Cream of the Crop"
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Owners Training Their Dogs