• Don’t Let Your Pet Eat These Things!

    Don’t Let Your Pet Eat These Things!

    While our pets are pretty resilient, there is a surprisingly large number of common foods and plants that are toxic for our furry friends! If you catch your pet in the act of eating anything on this list, please contact your …

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  • Puppy Training & Socialization Classes

    Puppy Training & Socialization Classes

    Puppy Kindergarten Come and learn how your puppy thinks, along with crucial foundational skills (including potty training, not jumping on people, the importance of the crate, and basic obedience!) and how to create a good routine for your pup so …

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  • Canine Good Citizen™ Classes

    Canine Good Citizen™ Classes

    Prerequisites: Prior basic obedience class is required Upcoming Canine Good Citizen Classes Before your first class (or even before signing up), please view our training policies. These policies are design not only for your and your pet’s safety, but to ensure classes …

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  • Basic Obedience Classes

    Basic Obedience Classes

    Upcoming Basic Obedience Sessions Before your first class (or even before signing up), please view our training policies. These policies are design not only for your and your pet’s safety, but to ensure classes run smoothly and effectively. Remember, both for …

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  • Reactive Rover Classes

    Reactive Rover Classes

    Upcoming Reactive Rover Sessions Before your first class (or even before signing up), please view our training policies. These policies are design not only for your and your pet’s safety, but to ensure classes run smoothly and effectively. Remember, both for …

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  • Summer Pet Tips

    Summer Pet Tips

    Keep Cool When Temperatures Soar As temperatures rise, it’s important to remember that our pets are more susceptible to heat-related illnesses and discomfort than we may realize. Cats and dogs don’t regulate their body temperature as efficiently as we do, …

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  • Dog Training Policies

    Dog Training Policies

    Attendance If you are unable to attend a session please contact the training department to obtain the class material. Make-up classes are not available. Vaccinations Required Adult dogs must show proof of current parvo/distemper (DHPP) and rabies vaccinations. Puppies not adopted from …

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  • What is the Canine Good Citizen™ Test?

    What is the Canine Good Citizen™ Test?

    The Ten Items on the Test Here is a preview of the ten items the CGC Test includes. Handlers are welcome to use praise and encouragement and may also pet their dog between exercises. However, food, treats, and toys are …

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  • Destructive Behavior in Dogs

    Destructive Behavior in Dogs

    Preventing and Eliminating Destructive Behaviors It is normal for dogs to explore the world with their mouths. However, dogs may not choose the safest or most appropriate chewing items as they get used to their space. Until your dog has …

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  • Managing Mouthy Dogs

    Managing Mouthy Dogs

    Reasons a Dog May Put Their Mouth on You There are many reasons a dog may put their mouth on you, and your dog may end up doing so for not one but many reasons: Mouthiness Management Two key tools …

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  • Dog-to-Dog Introductions

    Dog-to-Dog Introductions

    Be Calm When introducing two dogs to each other it is very important to be as calm as possible. Any anxiety or apprehension we have at the time will travel right down the leash to the dog. Dogs are experts …

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  • Housetraining

    Housetraining

    Housetraining is all about teaching your dog the right place to eliminate and rewarding them for doing so. Sounds so simple, right? Well this process takes time and repetition. Even if a dog has a history of housetraining in their …

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