Training Services

We offer a range of classes and private instruction. The proceeds from our public training activities help to support our work with veterans and other individuals with disabilities.

Class Meets on Next new class starts
Puppies Mondays, 6:00 – 7:00 pm July 28, 2014
Beginning, Intermediate & Advanced Mondays, 6:00 – 8:30 pm July 28, 2014
Beginning, Intermediate & Advanced Wednesdays, 7:00 – 8:30 pm July 30, 2014
Beginning, Intermediate & Advanced Saturdays, 9:00 – 11:00 am August 2, 2014

All classes meet at 8425 Monterey Street, Gilroy, CA 95020

NOTE:

  • July 21-26: NO CLASSES

 

Class Objectives/Description
Obedience This series covers safety, first aid, and consistent work on the basic commands: heel, sit, look, down, wait, end of leash movement, come. Obedience classes are taught in six-week building blocks: basic obedience leads to intermediate obedience level one, then level two, beginning advanced, and so on.
Puppy A six-week introductory class that focuses on socialization and basic skills: sit, heel, come, down, bring it, give, take. The class also covers confidence building, trust, and problem-solving ideas for potty-training, chewing, digging and more.
Intro to Rally Combining obedience and agility, this introductory class covers pivots, side-steps, jumps, and applies them to navigation and agility course elements. It’s a bonding experience, as well as good exercise for dog and owner.
Private Lessons Custom coaching by appointment.
House Calls Custom coaching by appointment.
In-Kennel Training Custom coaching by appointment.
Canine Good
Citizen Test
The American Kennel Club’s Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Program is designed to reward dogs who have good manners at home and in the community. Mary is a certified evaluator for the 10-item test.
Search and Rescue We work with Search and Rescue volunteers and their dogs to develop and hone specific skills. Contact us for details.