GROUP OBEDIENCE CLASSES - Oct. / Nov. 2019

  

North Georgia classes are held either outdoors in the Wildcat Recreational area of Big Canoe or indoors at  Red Barn Kennels right outside the Big Canoe North Gate.  Classes are also offered at Ball Ground Hounds in Ball Ground.  Classes are an hour long.
   
No refunds after first group class session.  Minimum class size is 3.   Cost of group classes:  $135

To reserve your spot, mail your registration form and check (made out to Doris Dressler) to the following address.  Please note that checks will not be cashed until after the first class.    ​  
Doris Dressler, 
Luvk9s Dog Training, PO Box 2468. Acworth GA 30102

 
Click here for registration form:  REGISTRATION FORM      
Click here for instructions for first day of class:  FIRST DAY OF CLASS NOTES  
Click here for directions to:   WILDCAT RECREATIONAL AREA AND RED BARN KENNELS

Click here for directtions to: BALL GROUND HOUNDS


*** PUPPY CLASS ***

(AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program)


THURSDAYS, 3 PM, six sessions starting OCTOBER 17.   T
his class meets indoors at Red Barn Kennels.  Inclement weather make up date is Dec. 5.

FRIDAYS, 9:30 AM, six sessions starting OCTOBER 18.  This class meets outdoors at Ball Ground Hounds.  Inclement weather make up date is Dec. 6.
  
This AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program and Training Class will give your puppy the opportunity to socialize with other puppies off-leash.  You will also get information on how to teach your dog good house manners (house training, chewing, not jumping, etc.) as well as learning basic obedience cues such as sit, down, come and loose leash walking.  For puppies 6 months of age and younger.
 
On the last day of class, your puppy will have the opportunity to earn his AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy certification.  For more information about this program, go to:
  AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program
   
Click here to view a great video on the most important thing to do with your new puppy.     



***    BASIC OBEDIENCE LEVEL I   ***

 
THURSDAYS, 1 PM, five sessions starting OCTOBER 17.  This class meets indoors at Red Barn Kennels. Inclement weather make up date is Nov. 21.

FRIDAYS, 11 AM, five sesssions starting OCTOBER 18.  This class meets outdoors at Ball Ground Hounds. Inclement weather make up date is Nov. 22.

        
The BASIC OBEDIENCE LEVEL I class is geared for owners and dogs who have not yet received any training, are interested in a basic obedience review, or are just interested in learning positive training methods.  For puppies and dogs 6 months and up.
 
Skills we will begin working on include sit, down, stay, get it/give, come, watch me, leave it, and well-mannered loose leash walking.
 

 
***  BASIC OBEDIENCE II - CANINE GOOD CITIZEN  ***

                  (and INTRO TO DOG THERAPY WORK)
 

DATES AND TIMES TBA.  Contact us for more info.  

This class meets outdoors at the Wildcat Recreational Center in Big Canoe.  

     
This class is geared for owners and dogs who have taken a basic obedience class (or know the skills) and are interested in refining these skills.  For puppies and dogs 6 months and up.
  
We'll be working towards our Canine Good Citizen (CGC) certification and title, which emphasizes general good manners and is a prerequisite many organizations require for dog therapy work.

  

The CGC test date will be OCT. 23.  In case of inclement weather, the test will be moved to OCT. 30. Note that the third class will meet outdoors at the IGA shopping center at Steve Tate and 53.  

For more information about the program, click here:  CGC
To view a short video showing what skills are taught in class, click here: 
CGC VIDEO
For more information about therapy dog organizations, click here:  
THERAPY DOG GROUPS


 

*** AGILITY LITE I, AGILITY LITE II ***

  

DATES AND TIMES TBA.  Contact us for more info.

This class meets indoors at Red Barn Kennels.

  

In AGILITY LITE I, we'll introduce your dog to the sport of agility.  Your dog will learn to navigate weave poles and tunnels, stroll on the dog walk and leap through tires and over jumps.  AGILITY LITE II students will refine these skills and also learn to "teeter" the totter. 

  
Contact us for more information. Class will be organized based on skill levels of students.



​​COMING SOON:
 
AKC COMMUNITY CANINE (Advanced Canine Good Citizenship)

  

AKC NOVICE TRICK DOG CLASS

 

ENRICHMENT CLASS



Cooper exits the agility tunnel.

Pepper, April 2016 CGC graduate


Charlie, January 2019 puppy class

Basic obedience class, August 2016

Wildcat area of Big Canoe




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