For more information please e-mail cindy@planetdoggy.com

All classes must be paid in advance.

Pet First Aid Advanced-Sat, 10/27/2018

Introduction to Nose Work#101Classes forming now

Intro for the companion dog to have an outlet for their natural hunting and scenting abilities.  To teach the handler how to rad their dog and build a team relationship all while having fun.  Physically and mental stimulating will teach the basics of the Nose Work game.

 Introduction to Odor#101-Classes forming now

Building on your Introduction to Nose Work, this will introduce the odor of Birch. Having dog work independent searches and handler observation skills.

Continuing Nose Work-Contact office for dates

Expands on skills learned from Intro to Nosework and Intro to Odor by proofing your dog’s odor obedience and sniffing right to source.

AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program-Classes forming now

For puppies of ages 12 weeks to 6 months

Course Length: 6 weeks Prerequisite: Required Vaccinations* (*Bordetella recommended)

The first 6 months are the most important and critical to a puppy’s social development. By 7 weeks his brain has developed sufficiently to allow him to begin to learn social skills. To give your puppy the best start in life and to establish a bond with your pup, start training using gentle, positive reinforcement methods.

Puppy courses include instruction in: safe, proper socialization: housetraining; leaving a puppy home alone; overall house manners; prevention of and problems solving for all kinds of annoying and/or dangerous puppy behaviors.

You will teach your puppy to “play,” “come,”  “sit,” “give,” “stay,” and “leave it,” and to walk nicely on the leash.

AKC CGC (Canine Good Citizen) Program-Classes forming now

Introduction to Nose Work# 201-TBD

Building the foundation skills from Nose Work 101 to help the handler read the dog and build the dog’s intensity for the hunting game.  Handler’s ability to work dog and handler’s knowledge of body language and timing.  Handler recognized dog’s alert behavior.

Prerequisite:  Introduction to Nose Work-101

Introduction to Odor-201-TBD

Handling patterns and leash handling.  Building dog’s experience of problem solving on Interiors, Exterior, Vehicle and Container searches.

Prerequisite:  Introduction to Odor#101

Advancing Nose Work-TBA

Working on a variety of searches to increase your dog’s accuracy and quickness for those who are interested in competition.

Pet First Aid Basics-TBA

When your pet needs you the most, will you be ready?  you will learn how to manage a variety of urgent care situations, including CPR, Rescue Breathing, choking, wounds, eye, foot & ear injuries and much more.  RSVP-class seating is limited

Pet First Aid Advanced-

When emergencies happen, the right skills can mean the difference between relief and tragedy.  Make sure you know how to respond.  The goal of Pet First Aid is to teach you how to be prepared for emergencies, that involve pets.  It covers how to protect yourselves and the animal from further harm, injury or suffering during emergencies by teaching prompt, effective first aid actions and care.  First Aid for Pets is the immediate and temporary care given to an injured animal until it can be taken to a professional veterinarian for medical care and attention.  RSVP – class seating is limited

Alternative Basic Pet First Aid-TBD

Basic Class 101- class sign ups forming

For dog ages 6 months and up

Course Length: 6 weeks Prerequisite: Required Vaccinations* (*Bordetella recommended)

Even though your dog is no longer an impressionable young puppy, he is never too old to learn new tricks! Basic Education was designed for adolescent and adult dogs. Because he is now a little older, your dog may need to “unlearn” some undesirable habits. You can help your dog to do so while teaching him new, rewarding behaviors.

Basic Education includes instruction in: safe, proper socialization; overall house manners; prevention of and problem solving for all kinds of annoying and/or dangerous behaviors, such as nipping, chewing, jumping, and digging.

Teach your dog to “play,” “come,”  “sit,” “give,” “stay,” “take it,” and “leave it,” and to walk nicely on the leash.

Advanced Class 101- Class signs up forming

For dogs ages 6 months and up

Course Length: 6 weeks

Prerequisite: Required Vaccinations (Bordetella, DHLPP, Rabies recommended)

Completion of Puppy Class 101 and/or Basic Class 101

Training does not end in 8 weeks. It is an ongoing process. We will help you to teach your dog to learn to respond to your commands despite distractions; comprehend hand signals and voice commands separately; and to become reliable when off leash and at a distance.

Advanced Learning includes instruction in: reliable performance despite distractions of “stay,” “heel,” “stand stay,” “park it,” and an introductory course in Clicker Training.

Advance Learning courses will help you and your dog to prepared for the (CGC) AKC Canine Good Citizen Test.