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Training begins with a series of private lessons in a controlled environment, adding controlled distractions as you progress through the program. You will then move into a group class with other dogs in which you learn to train in a more challenging environment. This is where you and your dog apply training to more real-life situations. Good Foundations offers a variety of programs for puppies to well-behaved dogs that are ready for the next step.

OBEDIENCE CLASSES

Puppy Program

For puppies up to 16 weeks old, any breed

Price: $175 for four private classes  (puppies do not attend group class)

The puppy program provides a foundation for obedience training including:

  • Emphasis on training the whole family to work with the new puppy
  • Building confidence
  • Housebreaking
  • Crate training
  • Addressing negative behaviors such as:
    • Destructive chewing
    • Jumping
    • Biting
    • Other puppy problems

Basic Program

Price: $300 for four private classes and four group classes.

The basic program focuses on behavioral expectations and establishing structure and control for real life situations, including:

  • Sit
  • Heel
  • Down
  • Come
  • Wait
  • Stop/Leave It
  • Leash Pulling
  • Jumping
  • Chewing
  • Biting
  • other issues with which you are concerned

Modified/Advanced Programs

Additional modifications can be made to the basic program for additional fees on an individualized basis upon consultation. Examples of such modifications would include training sessions in the owner’s home, sessions out in the community, additional training content such as sit, stand, and down in motion and at a distance, or more intensive training for dogs with more intensive needs.

Individual Refresher Classes

Price: $80 per session

Individual refresher classes are available to those who have already gone through an obedience program to review or fine tune.

Group Class

This is the opportunity for graduates of the training program  to hone their skills in a more challenging setting. Once dogs and their owners have mastered the basics of heel, sit, down, etc, they can come to Group Class to work around each other and improve their level of control by working together in this structured group setting.

 5 Group Classes – $85

10 Group Classes – $140

Click here for information on our Agility Training Classes.