Most classes are open course so you may begin at any time.


Puppy Elementary

6 weeks: $200 (have eight weeks to use the classes) | 12 weeks: $350 (have 15 weeks to use the classes)

For puppies aged 8 weeks to 5 months or small dogs under 1 year of age

  • Socialization
  • Novelty and recognizing novelty
  • Normal puppy behavior and not normal – what to do if not normal
  • Normal play behavior and not normal – what to do if not normal
  • Impulse control
  • Body positions – sit, down, stand
  • Loose lead walking
  • Eye contact
  • How to build default behavior
  • Settle
  • Handling
  • Trading up
  • Mouthing
  • House training

Friday evenings / Saturday mornings

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Gold Puppy Package

Initial consult, two one hour consults and six weeks Puppy Elementary  $715
Expires five months after purchase

Silver Puppy Package

Initial consult, one one hour consult, six week Puppy Elementary $560
Expires five months after purchase

Bronze Puppy Package

Initial consult, six weeks Puppy Elementary
Expires four months after purchase


Canine College

6 weeks: $190 | 12 weeks: $360 | Remainder of 2019: $800

To attend Canine College handlers and dogs must demonstrate:

  • Impulse control
  • Knowledge of how to maintain a loose leash
  • An understanding that good things come from handler

Sunday and Tuesday evenings


Small Puppy Classes

$200.00 for 6 sessions

This class will be co-taught by Nancy Abplanalp

The Small Puppy class is held on Friday evenings at 6:30 pm at Pet Food Express (except for the fourth Friday of each month). Puppies must be expected to have an adult weight of 25 lb or less. All puppies must be fully vaccinated and under one year of age.

Friday evenings

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