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East Montpelier East Montpelier classes are constantly changing. Give me a call, and we'll chat about which class would best fit you and your dog. If you find a friend a or two to join you, we'll customize a class just for you. Class schedule is below, class descriptions below the calendar.
Onion River Animal Hospital
Puppy Pre-school- Sundays 6:00 (5 classes $125)- OPEN ENROLLMENT*
Open enrollment means you can start class any time. You begin attending whenever you want and finish the rotating curriculum 5 weeks later – essentially, you choose your own start and end dates.
In general, East Montpelier classes are 6 classes -$120. Please register before attending class.
Puppy Pre- School -The earlier you start, the easier it will be Ages 8- 12 weeks (at time of enrollment)
Building a strong relationship
Safe socialization -the best way to prevent behavior problems and ensure you have a confident, friendly adult dog.
Puppy chewing and biting
Staying home alone
Prevent jumping up before it starts
Calm leash walking
Coming when called
Foundation obedience skills
Polite Manners 1
This class focuses on strengthening polite behavior through impulse-control exercises, enhancing canine/owner relationship, and foundation obedience skills : Sit, down, stay, leave it, come when called, polite leash skills, etc.
Polite Manners 2
A continuation of Polite Manners 1 adding realistic distractions and difficulty to the behaviors. New behaviors: settle/stay on mat, beginning heel work, going on walks politely, etc.
Canine Good Citizen Prep
Composed of dogs who already have basic skills and are practicing them in highly distracting situations and in close proximity to other dogs and people. Dogs take CGC Prep for varying amounts of time, depending on ability levels. I give a practice CGC test once a month or so. I am certified to administer the CGC test.
Winter Fun- Play with your dog. This is a casual, for fun exploration of the skills below.
Agility (low impact-for fun)
Shadow skills (leash exercises)
Tricks and Games
An ongoing, drop- in tricks, scent work, and games class. This is similar to Winter Fun with more focus on the technical aspects of training techniques. If you like, your dog can earn an AKC Trick Dog title. Dogs must be able to work calmly in close proximity to each other.
Rowdy Rovers Play Group A group of mostly adolescent dogs who love to play in a safe environment. I must "test" your dog's play skills before you join this group.
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