Train your dog to perform all the basic behaviors, get solid strategies for common problems and develop a dog that is calm and obedient, even with distractions. This program covers all the behaviors needed to develop your dog into an awesome family companion. You and your dog will learn to work together as a team, building the foundation for more advanced fun, like Agility, Rally, Therapy, Tricks and more!
This fun, 30-minute session is designed to allow your puppy to socialize with other pups and people in a safe, structured environment. The session is led by a WAGD trainer, with an emphasis on giving every puppy a positive experience.
Class Readiness Evaluation
In this free 20 minute group session, we’ll conduct a brief evaluation which will help determine the best starting point for your dog. We’ll also give you a few tips to get you started with your training and ready to have a great first class!
Manners 1: Puppy
Ready to give your pup a great training start? Want to have fun while you train? Then this 6 week class is for you! For pups 16 weeks and under on the first week of class, this class covers the following core behaviors: Sit, Down, Stay, Place, Come, Walk on a Loose Leash and Leave It. (The Class Readiness Evaluation is not required for Manners 1: Puppy.)
Ready for your dog to listen to you and have behavior you’re proud of? Want to have fun while you train? Then this 6 week class is for you! For dogs and puppies 17 weeks and older, we’ll train the following core behaviors: Sit, Down, Place, Come, Walk on a Loose Leash, and Leave It.
This class will pick up where your Manners 1 class left off. Dogs will learn to perform the trained behaviors even with distractions. Good social behaviors will be emphasized. This class is essential for developing a well behaved companion!
Manners 3 (Great Dog! Foundation)
In this dynamic class, we’ll take your training to the next level. This class is an ideal stepping stone to more advanced work and building a high degree of impulse control. You’ll refine your shaping skills as you develop your training abilities right along with your dog.
AKC Canine Good Citizen Program
- CGC Prep & Test
- CGCA Prep & Test
The AKC Canine Good Citizen program offers two levels of testing. We offer separate Prep & Test classes for each of these levels. These classes are led by one of WAGD’s AKC approved Evaluators. Each of these classes are a two session class.