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All classes are $125 and run for 5 weeks with the exception of Coming When Called class ($200 and includes a private lesson) and Canine Good Citizen ($150 for 6 weeks of class). Private lessons are $100 for an hour-long session in your home.
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$25 Classes & Workshops Descriptions
Tricks: A 1 day only, 60 minute tricks class. You will learn a variety of tricks and prep your dog to take our “Doggie Dance & Prance” class if you want to continue trick training and learn a holiday dance routine for your pup! Need a reminder of when your current class meets? Keep scrolling for our September calendar!
Seniors Only: Calling all senior dogs! We want you and your grey muzzled doggies to join us for an hour to learn some exercises that you can do at home to keep your dog’s mind and body in tip top shape!
Climb to Confidence: Join us for an hour long session of confidence building using agility equipment like the A-frame, Dog Walk, Teeter Totter & More. This class is recommended for: puppies, dogs of any age that could use a confidence boost, current FUNgility students who are afraid of the contact obstacles, prospective FUNgility students who would like to get a taste of agility & anyone else who wants to have fun and tire their dog out.
Doggie Dance & Prance: Learn a holiday dance routine with your dog! Yes, you heard that right! We will be combining a variety of tricks to create a routine to the song Jingle Bell Rock. Your holiday guests will be so impressed!
Annual Holiday SMELLabration: Come join us for an evening of refreshments and a holiday themed mock trial! [Your dog must have completed at least one round of Sniff & Seek (or a scentwork class at another facility) before registering for this class. ]
Can You Rally?: Ready to challenge your dog’s obedience? Come join us for an introduction to Rally Obedience and an opportunity to practice heeling with your dog. This class is great for both dogs that are very obedient and need a new challenge and dog’s that could use some heel practice in a fun setting.
Cardio With Your Canine: A class where both you and your dog can stay fit together! Come join us for a 60 minute session of stretching and exercising for both you and your pup!
FUNgility Weaves & Distance Workshop: We will spend half the class working on weave pole entry and the other half creating distance between ourselves and our dogs so that they can learn to read our body language from afar. It is required that your dog has completed at least one Intro to FUNgility or FUNgiltiy course with Unleashed (or has taken agility classes elsewhere) to register for this workshop.
Holiday Puppy Party:Come join us for an hour of off-leash puppy play and photos with Santa! Puppies must be six months and younger. If your pup is older than six months but is a recent graduate of our puppy kindergarten class, exceptions can be made. Puppies must have at least 2 rounds of distemper vaccine to participate.
On the first night of training class, please bring your dogs’ vaccination records, plenty of yummy bite-sized treats, and a very hungry dog on a 6-foot non-retractable leash.
Practice an array of general obedience skills to develop a well-rounded dog.
Puppy Kindergarten – This class, designed for pups 8-weeks to 6 months, combines obedience, socialization, and play to introduce obedience exercises, build confidence in pups, and prevent fearful and aggressive behavior in adulthood. Teach your pup to be calm, sit, and lay down in exciting environments, and habituate them to meeting new people and dogs, being handled, and giving up prize possessions. Your puppy must have 2 rounds of distemper vaccine to participate.
Basic Obedience – This class is designed for dogs ages six months and older – or puppies that have already graduated from Puppy Kindergarten. The class covers basic obedience skills including sit, down, stay, come, and polite leash-walking behavior and much more!
Advanced Obedience – If your dog understands commands like sit, down and stay, but you want to work on the duration and reliability of these behaviors around distractions, then this is the class for you. During warm months, this class is offered outside to be extra distracting!
Canine Good Citizen – Canine Good Citizen is a program that was founded by the AKC to reward dogs that have good manners in both the home and the community. For five weeks your dogs will work on polite greetings, handling desensitization, leash walking and more. On the 6th week they will take the 10-step CGC test to become a certified Canine Good Citizen. Not interested in the certification? This class is still a great opportunity for your dog to polish their skills! Dog must have completed a basic obedience at Unleashed or elsewhere prior to enrolling in the class.
Behavior Specific Obedience
These classes focus on common problems that may arise while your dog develops.
Doggy Adolescence – This class is geared for dogs from 9 months to 1/1.5 years going through adolescence. During this critical period in your dog’s life they may begin to test boundaries and as an owner you may experience regression with their training. This class will accommodate your teen-age dog’s short attention span by alternating between obedience and fun exercises as well as strengthen their desire to listen to you.
No Nuisance – Formerly known as “No Pulling, No Jumping, and Coming When Called” – this class focuses on polite leash walking, keeping all four paws on the floor, leave it and impulse control exercises and recall.
Household Obedience – This class focuses on behaviors that will make your day-to-day life with your dog easier. Waiting at doorways, going to a specific place on command, no jumping on guests, helping your dog learn how to be calm when getting ready for a walk, teaching your dog to love their crate, discussing counter-surfing solutions and more!
Leash Walking Plus – This OUTDOOR class focuses on common leash walking problems including no pulling, heel work, “leave it” when it comes to goodies on the ground, polite behavior when greeting people and dogs, and more. IMPORTANT: If your dog exhibits any sort of leash reactivity (ex: barking, growling, lunging toward passing dogs or people) this class would be an overwhelming setting for your dog and we highly recommend private lessons to work one-on-one with your dog’s leash behavior.
Coming When Called – The entire focus of this class is teaching (or re-teaching) your dog to come when called. This 4 week class takes place outside at various parks while we work with out dogs on long leads. The class will conclude with a one-on-one lesson in a location of your choosing to work with your dog off-leash. [Limit 5 dogs per class.]
Boost your dogs confidence, strengthen your bond, tire them out and HAVE FUN!
Intro to Fun-gility – You will learn basic handling skills and your dog will receive an exciting introduction to agility training. Agility is a fun way to strengthen many obedience behaviors, and this class is a good primer for those interested in pursuing the sport. This class can also be an amazing confidence builder for your timid or nervous dog.
Fun-gility – This is an informal agility class with a mini course to run through with the help and supervision of a trainer. It’s a great way to get your dog some exercise while staying warm and dry on cold and rainy days. Dogs must have taken at least one intro agility class at Unleashed or elsewhere before enrolling in this class. Bring lots of yummy bite-sized treats!
Sniff & Seek – Does your dog love to sniff things? Are you looking for a fun activity that will challenge your dog AND can be practiced within the walls of your own home? This class will introduce you to the basics of canine nose work – an up and coming dog sport that involves scent detection.
Urban Herding – Treiball (a.k.a. “urban herding”) is a competitive dog sport in which dogs must gather and drive large exercise balls into a soccer goal. This class is a non-competitive introduction to the sport. Teach your dog to take basic direction, push and maneuver the ball. A great way to improve teamwork and communication between you and your dog.
Tricks 101 – Teaching your dog tricks is a great way to remind them (and ourselves) that training is fun! In this class we will cover a variety of tricks of all different levels. Suitable for dogs who don’t know shake or for dogs that already have a “bag of tricks” of their own and for every dog in-between!
Parties & Seminars
One day only and weekend seminars that are offered seasonally.
Puppy Parties – Want a tired puppy? Maybe you have already graduated puppy class but want more puppy play? This is an informal opportunity for your puppy to socialize and get some exercise under the supervision of a trainer. In summer months, we have a pool party outside and in colder weather we use agility equipment indoors.
Master Classes – Throughout the year we offer master classes that vary from teaching your dog new tricks, preparing for a new dog, learning canine body language, grooming, etc. These classes meet one time only and are typically 60 -90 minutes in length though some may be weekend seminars. Have a request for a special topic class? Let us know!