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Obedience

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Puppy Control Unleashed® PLUS Obedience

Puppies who are not taught certain skills right away can develop severe behavior problems in adulthood. This 10-week class teaches these critical skills by combining Control Unleashed (by Leslie McDevitt) with early obedience. From calmness to impulse control, as well as cues like “come” and “drop it,” this class is designed to provide you and your puppy with a solid foundation of skills to set you up for a lifetime of success.

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Address nipping and jumping
  • Build relaxation and calmness
  • Teach and support appropriate greetings with people
  • Reduce fear, anxiety, and over-excitement around other dogs
  • Promote attention to handler in new environments
  • Teach a default safety leave it behavior
  • Support focus around distractions
  • Keep your pup busy with enrichment and confidence-building exercises
  • Teach and strengthen “come,” “leave it,” “drop it,” and other basic obedience skills

Before the first class, you will receive a pre-recorded lecture (via email). You must watch this lecture before the first class, as it will cover important concepts (in place of an in-class lecture), which will maximize training time.

You will need the following:

  • Control Unleashed® book
  • Balance harness (by Blue-9 online)
  • 6-ft leash
  • Portable mat (e.g., Mutt Mat online)
  • Treat bag (e.g. Rapid Rewards on Amazon)
  • 2-3 quart bags of soft, small treats (chicken, hot dogs, cheese)

(Puppies under 6 months only. Clickers will be provided. No retractable or chain leashes allowed, no prong/pinch/choke/shock collars allowed.)

Saturdays, 10:15-11:15 am. 10 weeks: 1/11-3/21*  *no class 3/14

Price: $229.00
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Private sessions are available to established students only to work one on one with Karen Ryder of Tao of the Hound.  Sessions can be used for problem behaviors, coaching for competitive dog sports or learning new skills.  Students may book one session or as many as the student would like. $25 per one 30 minute session.  

PRIVATE SESSIONS ARE FOR ESTABLISHED CLIENTS/STUDENTS ONLY.

NO REFUNDS ONCE PRIVATE TRAINING SESSIONS ARE BOOKED.

Select Saturdays 3:00 pm-5:00 pm 1/11, 1/18, 3/21, 3/28

IF YOU REGISTER FOR A PRIVATE SESSION WITH KAREN RYDER AFTER 5 PM ON THE FRIDAY BEFORE THE SCHEDULED SESSION, PLEASE CALL KAREN DIRECTLY AT 517.589.5436 AND LET HER KNOW THAT YOU'VE REGISTERED.

Price: $25.00
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Private sessions Maegan Payne are available for problem behaviors, learning new skills, or other issues/skills as needed.  Students may book one session or as many as the student would like. $60 per one 45 minute session.  Prior approval by Maegan is required!  Please call her at 734.395.3189 or email her at allthedogthings1@gmail.com to discuss a training plan and for approval before registering for a private training session.

Select Sundays 1-3:45 pm: 11/24, 12/15, 1/19, 2/16, 3/22

IF YOU REGISTER FOR A PRIVATE SESSION WITH MAEGAN PAYNE AFTER 5 PM ON THE FRIDAY BEFORE THE SCHEDULED SESSION, PLEASE CALL MAEGAN DIRECTLY AT 734.395.3189 AND LET HER KNOW THAT YOU'VE REGISTERED.

Price: $60.00
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This class will teach you how to teach your dog almost anything. It will focus on learning skills that form the building blocks for behavior. These skills will set you and your puppy up for a life of mutual respect and communication. For dogs 8 weeks to six months old.
Please bring your puppy on a harness with a standard 6 ft leash, plenty of really yummy treats (cheese, chicken, hot dogs, or similar).  Prong, slip, choke, vibration, or shock collars not permitted.

Thursdays 8:30-9:15 p.m. Eight weeks: 1/23-3/19* *no class 3/12

**Class taught by Maegan Payne**

ATTENTION:

All students must fill out a training survey.

Please provide proof of vaccinations on or before the first night of class.

Price: $139.00
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Private sessions are available to established students only to work one on one with Karen Ryder of Tao of the Hound.  Sessions can be used for problem behaviors, coaching for competitive dog sports or learning new skills.  Students may book one session or as many as the student would like. $25 per one 30 minute session.  

PRIVATE SESSIONS ARE FOR ESTABLISHED CLIENTS/STUDENTS ONLY.

NO REFUNDS ONCE PRIVATE TRAINING SESSIONS ARE BOOKED.

Select Saturdays 3:00 pm-5:00 pm 8/10, 8/17, 10/5, 10/26, 12/7,12/14

IF YOU REGISTER FOR A PRIVATE SESSION WITH KAREN RYDER AFTER 5 PM ON THE FRIDAY BEFORE THE SCHEDULED SESSION, PLEASE CALL KAREN DIRECTLY AT 517.589.5436 AND LET HER KNOW THAT YOU'VE REGISTERED.

Price: $25.00
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This course is designed to give you better control of your dog and improved canine communication skills. This is especially useful for students who wish to pass a Canine Good Citizen test, a Therapy Dog International test, or the Buddy’s PALS entry test. We will focus on introducing distance and distraction to sit/stays and down/stays, developing a reliable “heel” cue, and many other useful skills. This class is for students who have been through a beginning course whose dogs have a solid understanding of basic cues such as sit and down.

Mondays, 8-9 p.m. Six weeks: 1/13-2/17

ATTENTION:

All students must fill out a training survey.

Please provide proof of vaccinations on or before the first night of class.

Price: $139.00
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This class focuses on pattern games and the tools to give your dog the skills to cope with the world. We will also cover effective socialization using a deliberate focused method. This class is great for handling your over-excited pup, your shy pup, or as a preventive tool for reactivity. All dogs will have their own working stations.

Please bring your dog on a harness with a standard 6 ft leash, plenty of really yummy treats (cheese, chicken, hot dogs, or similar).  Prong, slip, choke, vibration, or shock collars not permittedBring an inexpensive, portable mat and the book Reactive to Relaxed by Leslie McDevitt. (For dogs 6 month- 1 year - other ages accepted based on availability in class and instructor approval). 

Thursdays, 8:30-9:30 pm.  Seven weeks: 11/7-12/26* *no class 11/28

Thursdays 7:30-8:15 p.m. Eight weeks: 1/23-3/19* *no class 3/12

**Class taught by Maegan Payne**

ATTENTION:

All students must fill out a training survey.

Please provide proof of vaccinations on or before the first night of class.

Price: $139.00
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This class is for dogs who have not yet attended a puppy or beginner course and focuses on basic cues, house manners, recalls, and more! Learn to communicate with your dog in a meaningful way, and discover how to effectively train.

Mondays, 7-8 p.m. Six weeks: 1/13-2/17

ATTENTION:

All students must fill out a training survey.

Please provide proof of vaccinations on or before the first night of class.

Price: $139.00
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This class is for puppies 10-24 weeks old and focuses on several key aspects of puppyhood: proper socialization, basic obedience, manners, and more. Raise your puppy to be the dog you want through positive, clear, effective communication. 

Mondays, 6-7 p.m. Six weeks: 1/13-2/17

ATTENTION:

All students must fill out a training survey.

Please provide proof of vaccinations on or before the first night of class.

Price: $139.00
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This class is designed for both new therapy dog teams and therapy dog teams who have been working for years. We will cover YOUR real life issues and questions, including problem solving with other working teams. And we will brush up on therapy dog skills we can all use help with...Things like "leave it", "down/stay" or "loose leash walking."  You set the agenda. 

This Class is ONLY for Certified TDI®Therapy Dog teams. 
Class size is limited.

Wednesdays 8-9 pm. Six weeks: 10/23-11/27

ATTENTION:

All students must fill out a training survey.

Please provide proof of vaccinations on or before the first night of class.

Price: $139.00
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For puppies 10-20 weeks of age. This class begins the important process of training and socialization. Topics include household manners, preventing and managing problem behaviors and basic obedience exercises. Class size limited.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED BY NOON ON THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS. IF YOU WANT TO REGISTER AFTER NOON ON THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS, PLEASE CALL 517.599.0995 FOR AVAILABILITY AND REGISTRATION.

Mondays, 6-7 p.m. Six weeks: 1/13-2/17

ATTENTION:

All students must fill out a training survey.

Please provide proof of vaccinations on or before the first night of class.

Price: $139.00
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Do you have an anxious dog? Or a reactive dog that barks or lunges at anything new it encounters?  So did I...But not anymore! Learn the techniques I used to move my dog, Arrow from Reactive to Calm or to help your shy pup go from frightened to confident. Experience with the appropriate use of a clicker or handler attendance in the first hour of “Beginning Clicker” is a requirement for this class. Class size is limited.

Tuesdays, 8-9 p.m. Six weeks: 1/7-2/11
Wednesdays 8-9 p.m. Six weeks: 1/8-2/12

ATTENTION:

All students must fill out a training survey.

Please provide proof of vaccinations on or before the first night of class.

Price: $159.00
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This course will cover the basics to get you started on a trusting, respectful and fulfilling relationship with your new puppy. Each class will include teaching a new basic obedience behavior, like “sit”, down, “don’t pull” and “come” with the scientifically proven training method of Clicker Training. Each class will also include “Puppy Do’s and Don’ts” to answer your specific questions, problems and concerns.  And of course, each week your puppy will get to PLAY and socialize. And you, as a “Puppy Parent” will learn what to look for in puppy play, what’s appropriate, what’s not, when to step in and when to let it roll. For puppies 8-20 weeks. All puppies must be current with vaccinations appropriate for their age. Bring lots of YOUR puppy’s favorite soft treats. Class size is limited. Drop in also available for $25 per class.

Tuesdays 6-7 pm.  Six Weeks: 1/7-2/11


OR DROP IN FOR $25 PER CLASS! You can sign up for a drop in class online - select "single drop-in class" option on check-out.

ATTENTION:

All students must fill out a training survey.

Please provide proof of vaccinations on or before the first night of class.

Price: $139.00
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Carol Hein-Creger of the Canine Training Center presents this class for all dogs 5 months and older who have not had structured training. Topics include household manners, preventing and managing behavior issues and basic obedience exercises, including sit, stay, down, come, and walking on a leash without pulling. Class size is limited.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED BY NOON ON THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS. IF YOU WANT TO REGISTER AFTER NOON ON THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS, PLEASE CALL 517.599.0995 FOR AVAILABILITY AND REGISTRATION.

Mondays, 7-8 pm. Six weeks: 1/13-2/17

Thursdays, 6-7 pm. Six weeks: 1/16-2/20

ATTENTION:

All students must fill out a training survey.

Please provide proof of vaccinations on or before the first night of class.

Price: $139.00
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*NO DOGS FIRST CLASS.*

Dawn Archer Pizzoferrato, ABCDT uses scientifically proven "clicker training" and "free shaping" used to teach your dog all the basics plus other fun, useful behaviors. Learn how to become a benevolent leader to manage and prevent unwanted behaviors. This is an especially great class for first time owners or newly adopted shelter/rescue dogs. No corrections used as you build a bond of trust and respect. For dogs of all ages. Class size is limited. *

The first night of class will be lecture only, please do not bring dogs to class.

Tuesdays, 7-8 pm: Six weeks: 1/7-2/11

ATTENTION:

All students must fill out a training survey.

Please provide proof of vaccinations on or before the first night of class.

Price: $139.00
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Find out what it means to your dog! Does your dog understand some basic commands but fail to respond to them on a regular basis? Do distractions rank higher than you do when calling your dog? This class will teach you how to gain your dog's respect and responsiveness without the outdated forceful methods of years ago. Gain control by becoming the owner your dog WANTS to listen to while strengthening the bond you share with your dog. Class size limited.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED BY NOON ON THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS. IF YOU WANT TO REGISTER AFTER NOON ON THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS, PLEASE CALL 517.599.0995 FOR AVAILABILITY AND REGISTRATION.

Wednesdays, 7-8 p.m. Six weeks: 1/15-2/19

ATTENTION:

All students must fill out a training survey.

Please provide proof of vaccinations on or before the first night of class.

Price: $139.00
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This fun-filled intermediate level class is for owners that want to advance their dog's training beyond the basic level to include off leash and distance control. Off leash skills are introduced as well as hand signals, distance control and proofing responses around distractions. Appropriate for dogs that have completed a beginning level class or its equivalent.  Class size is limited.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED BY NOON ON THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS. IF YOU WANT TO REGISTER AFTER NOON ON THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS, PLEASE CALL 517.599.0995 FOR AVAILABILITY AND REGISTRATION.

Thursdays, 7-8 p.m. Six weeks: 1/16-2/20

ATTENTION:

All students must fill out a training survey.

Please provide proof of vaccinations on or before the first night of class.

Price: $139.00
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Dawn Pizzoferrato, ABCDT introduces the Canine Good Citizen behaviors! This includes advanced loose leash walking, greeting a stranger, walking through a crowd, polite behavior around other dogs, and much more. For dogs of all ages. Prerequisite: Doggie Do Good Beginner Obedience or equivalent. CGC test given on last night of class.

Wednesdays, 7-8 pm. Six weeks: 1/8-2/12

ATTENTION:

All students must fill out a training survey.

Please provide proof of vaccinations on or before the first night of class.

Price: $139.00
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