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Classes

CLASSES WILL BE HELD AT:

 

4 Paws Spa & Training Center

121A Industry Lane, Suite 1

Forest Hill, MD 21050

CLASSES OFFERED

(SEE CLASS DESCRIPTIONS BELOW)

Signature Foundation Puppy 1 Class

For Puppies up under 1 year

Signature Foundation Puppy 2 Class

For Graduates of the Foundation Puppy 1 Class

Adolescent Dog 1

For Graduates of the Foundation Puppy 2 Class

Adolescent Dog 2

For Graduates of the Adolescent Dog 1 Class

Intermediate Obedience Class

For Graduates of the Basic 2 Class

Competition Obedience Class

For students that wish to continue training &

Compete with their dogs in Beginner Novice, Novice, Open & Utility

or Rally Novice, Intermediate, Advanced, Excellent or Masters.

SCENT CLASSES

BEGINNER SCENT CLASS

K9s/Owners with limited or no Scent Work experience  

Beginner - For teams just getting started in scent work.

ADVANCED SCENT CLASS

Advanced - For teams competing in AKC - Novice, Advanced, Excellent or Master or Detective Levels, CWags, or NACSW

RALLY DROP-IN CLASS

K9s/Owners with all levels of Rally experience

These will be scheduled on Thursdays, once a month throughout the year.

SESSION LENGTH:

Each session is 6 Weeks long.

Classes are 1 hour per week.

COST PER SESSION:

Signature Program Foundation Puppy 1 and 2, ($1100.00, 2 consecutive monthly payments of $550.00) 

6 Week Session is $250.00 for Returning students.

6 Week Session is $270.00 for New Students enrolling in

Adolescent Dog 1 or 2 

Rally Drop In - 3 Runs for $30.00 (paid in advance)

Please read the Rescheduling and Cancellation Policy

Copies of Certificate of Vaccines are required

at time of payment to secure your spot prior to the first class.

Signature FOUNDATION PUPPY 1
CLASS DESCRIPTION

The Signature Program includes Foundation Puppy 1 & Foundation Puppy 2 Courses over a 12 Week period.

 

This course is for puppies under 1 year of age. Your puppy will learn focus and connection with you, the beginning stages of walking on a leash, how to be groomed, pet, held properly, take a treat or take a toy away, enjoy being pet by another person, follow you, sit and down on command, come to owner when called, and to stay with another person for a brief period of time. Your puppy will also learn to love their crate, lay quietly on a Boundary or Dog Bed. Your puppy will learn the importance of play and how to be optimistic, all the while building your puppy's confidence and keeping training fun.

This course includes: 

- 1 Private Lesson (In-Home)

- 1st 6 Week Foundation Puppy 1 Class Session 

- 2nd - 6 Week Foundation Puppy 2 Class Session

- 1 Puppy Social (At a local business) during the 6 week session

- 1 Adventure Walk (At a local park) during the 6 week session

- Over 100 Videos in the Puppy Power Toolbox (Video Library)

- Trainer in a Pocket (Monday - Friday 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM): Clare will be available via phone or text to answer your questions

- Over the 12 Weeks, we will take our class training out into the real world.

 

Your puppy must attend all 6 classes to be eligible for the American Kennel Club (AKC) S.T.A.R. Puppy Award. The AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Evaluator may observe and check off the 20 items on the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Award Registration Form during the course. Once the form is completed and submitted to AKC, you will receive your AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Medal, a Packet from AKC and a very nice gift bag, sponsored by The Mill.

 

It is highly recommended that you continue your puppy's training into the Foundation Puppy 2 Class.

FOUNDATION PUPPY 2 
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This 6-week course is for puppies who have graduated from Foundation Puppy 1. In this class your puppy will continue to learn the benefits of connection and focusing their attention on you. We will work on building your puppy's confidence and optimism, as well as their flexibility and independence while learning how to handle multiple situations.

 

We will be taking what was learned from Foundation Puppy 1 Class and reinforcing learned commands and behaviors. We will add more distractions, distances, duration and challenges to build the puppy's confidence and help them make better choices.

 

It is highly recommended that you continue your puppy's training in the Adolescent Dog 1 Class.

The Mill of Bel Air Classes

Puppy classes started in September 2019, at The Mill of Bel Air, in Bel Air, MD. It is so important to start your puppy as young as possible.They are like little sponges, are yearning for attention and learning. Spending time creating an optimistic and confident puppy will. Seeing puppies grow into well behaved dogs and watching the relationship between dog and owner grow is priceless.

These classes have moved to 4 Paws Spa & Training Center effective June 1, 2020.

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*Payment accepted in the forms of Cash, Check or Venmo App. 

Providing leading edge training for both owners and dogs; to develop the dog that every owner desires.

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