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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What to Know About Mystery Dog Illness

What to Know About Mystery Dog Illness

Last Updated on November 30, 2023 Dogs in at least 14 states have contracted a mysterious respiratory illness, and the number of cases in California appears to be growing. The illness’s cause has yet to be identified and it does …

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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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Christmas (and Winter Holiday) Pet Safety

Christmas (and Winter Holiday) Pet Safety

Stay Safe this Holiday Season Cold Weather Tips If you are lucky to live in the Bay Area, most of your weather is manageable for your pets. However, there are a few points throughout the year that you may need …

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Cold Weather Pet Safety

Cold Weather Pet Safety

Keep Your Pets Safe All Winter Long Creating Emergency Confinement If your pet is used to spending the majority of time outdoors but the weather will make it unsafe to do so, consider creating an indoor space. You can get …

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Outside Time for Indoor Cats

Outside Time for Indoor Cats

It’s widely accepted that indoor cats live longer than their outdoor counterparts. Outdoor cats face potentially fatal threats from every direction: cars, roaming dogs, poison, coyotes, antifreeze, hawks, and other cats. They can contract diseases or injuries that they can …

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Thanksgiving Pet Safety

Thanksgiving Pet Safety

Stay Safe this Thanksgiving Be Careful with Food Keep your feast to yourself! Common holiday foods including garlic, onions, raisins, grapes and chocolate often prove fatal for pets. Even that turkey skin they beg for can lead to pancreatitis in …

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