Class Information

Our group courses are designed to help you and your dog develop a stronger relationship, learn basic through advanced obedience, prepare you and your dog for real life situations, and help you and your dog understand each other better.

Courses are available to puppies 9weeks and up, and to dogs of all breeds, ages, and temperaments. Each course has specific training goals and achievements you and your dog will achieve together before moving up to the next level course. Our courses are designed to address dogs development stages, behavioral challenges, and real life problems. Our trainers’ goals are to help you and your dog become the best team together, and that your dog becomes the best companion you can ask for, all while honoring the true nature of our dogs.
Our methods are positively balanced, meaning our foundation is built upon reinforcement of proper behavior, and shaping the dogs behaviors by finding what they are motivated by most (food, affection, play, or affirmation). We are thoroughly trained and have no objections to using training tools, and are happy to provide you with the knowledge to use those tools properly.

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As always, dogs adopted from a rescue group or shelter will receive a $10.00 discount up to 3 months after adoption with proof of adoption.



Kudos Smart Start
Puppy Course


8 week course $295
For dogs 10 weeks to 5 months old. This level is designed to help you and your new puppy get off on the right foot in terms of your bond and relationship! We focus on teaching you the necessary skills to raise a well mannered puppy that is well socialized, unafraid, and attentive. Puppies are very malleable, and as such we want to help shape them in a way that will produce stable adult dogs that thrive, and are wonderful family members.
Puppy Level will go through these things:
– Meeting new people
– Object exposure
– Conditioned relaxation/handling
– Name game
– potty/crate training
– Off leash socialization
– Drop it
– Boundaries/structure
– Jumping
– Importance of play
– Intro to leash
– Play biting/nipping
– Nutrition/grooming
– Sit


Bright Beginnings Course


4 Week Course $175
If you have not done any previous training with your dog, this is the level for you!
In Level 1 your dog will learn how to pay attention to you with the distractions of the other dogs and people going on. Our goal in Level 1 is for you to achieve a stronger bond with your dog, and to teach your dog to listen to you amidst low level distractions (other dogs and people).
Level 1 includes:
– Responding to name
– Watch me/ settle
– Sit
– Leash walking
– Object exposure
– Unwanted behaviors (jumping, digging, barking, etc)
– Potty/crate training
– Handling
– Nutrition/grooming
– Proper socialization
– Down
– Stay
– Come
– Leave It/ Drop It


Jr. Achievers level 2


$125 / Month
Level 2 is designed to prepare your dog for behaving well in public, not just in your home, as well as continues to perfect the skills learned in Level 1. Level 2 ups the distractions for your dog, as well as introduces several new and important commands.

Level 2 will teach:
– Heel
– Place
– Wait
– Stay with duration
– Committed Come
– stand
– Over, Under, Through


Jr. Achievers Level 3


$125 / month
Level 2 must be signed off by trainer.
Level 3 introduces the 3 Ds of training – Distance, Duration, and Distraction. We will continue to hone your dog’s skills that they learned in Level 1 and 2, and continue to strengthen your bond with your dog, as well as introduce several new commands.
Level 3 introduces:
– Stay with the 3 Ds & Out of Sight
– Wait with distraction
– Heel walk
– Place with Distractions
– Out of sight Stay
– CGC Prep training


-Paw-fect Scholars-


Dogs must be signed off on all levels to attend.
$50 10x value pass
Paw-fect Scholars or Level 4, reviews and proofs the skills your dogs have developed over the different levels of training. Since training is a lifelong process, this class is designed to push your dog’s skills, and review things they may be struggling with. This is you and your dog’s jumping off point for therapy and service training.
Advanced reviews everything they have learned previously from the other levels as well as introduces:
– Out of sight stay
– Out of sight place
– Off leash comes
– Off leash leave it
– Heel walk with directions
– Commands from a distance
– Service / Therapy prep training
– Frequent Off site classes


-Out and About-


Dogs must be enrolled in a class to attend.
Out and About is a special weekly class that allows you to work with your dog in new, and distracting public places. Dogs attending level 3 and above are encouraged to attend Out and About. The locations of these classes change weekly, and it is a great way to practice what you and your dog are learning in a public place, with the support of other people who are also learning.