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Agility I: Introduction
Three week series. Get started in Agility >here!

Monday, Apr 21
8:00 pm - 8:50 pm
Come When Called
Three week series. Learn to build a fast and reliable recall. Includes some work off-leash.

Tuesday, Apr 22
6:00 pm - 6:50 pm
Polite Greetings
Three week series. **FULL** Starts April 23, 7PM.
Available Spaces: 0
Rally Obedience
Six week series, intermediate. Foundation skills for precise and reliable performance level behaviors.

Thursday, May 1
7:00 pm - 7:50 pm
Come When Called
Three week series. Learn to build a fast and reliable recall. Includes some work off-leash.

Monday, May 5
6:00 pm - 6:50 pm
Polite Greetings
Three week series. Focused work on friendly dogs learning to politely greet people.

Wednesday, May 7
8:00 pm - 8:50 pm
Family Dog Basic Skills Series
Twelve week series, basic/intermediate. Come When Called; Polite Greetings; Loose Leash Walking; Stay & Self Control.

Tuesday, Apr 22
6:00 pm - 6:50 pm
Family Dog Basic Skills Series
Twelve week series, basic/intermediate. **FULL** Starts Weds April 23, 7PM.

Available Spaces: 0
Family Dog Basic Skills Series
Twelve week series, basic/intermediate. Come When Called; Polite Greetings; Loose Leash Walking; Stay & Self Control.

Monday, May 5
6:00 pm - 6:50 pm
Family Dog Basic Skills Series
Twelve week series, basic/intermediate. Polite Greetings; Loose-Leash Walking; Settle & Self Control; Come When Called.

Wednesday, May 7
8:00 pm - 8:50 pm
Drop In/Distraction Training
Afternoon drop-in. 1 hour. Intermediate level. For dogs with basic skills wishing to practice with distractions.

Thursday, Apr 24
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Drop In/Distraction Training
Afternoon drop-in. 1 hour. Intermediate level. For dogs with basic skills wishing to practice with distractions.

Thursday, May 1
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Download your C.L.A.S.S. Student Handbook.          View the list of exercises by level.

Therapy Dog Classes: Many of the skills covered in Canine Life & Social Skills and in the Family Dog Basic Skills Series are foundation training skills for Therapy Dog Teams. Because of this, we recommend the C.L.A.S.S. or the Family Dog Basic Skills Series as an appropriate first class for teams in training for Therapy Dog Certification.

Please let us know, when you register, if you are taking the C.L.A.S.S. Series or the Family Dog Basic Skills Series to help you and your dog work toward Therapy Dog Certification, and please check the requirements of your chosen certifying body for additional skills that may be tested and required. Aspiring Delta Society Pet Partners or Reading Education Assistance Dogs working locally with Angelpaws Animal Assisted Activities & Therapy may request a 20% Discount Code directly from Angel Paws for any level C.L.A.S.S. Series class, for Walking With Your Dog, for the Family Dog Basic Skill Series and for Therapy Dog Skills class.

CockerLeftC.L.A.S.S. Program Resources & Support: The Association for Pet Dog Trainers is working hard to develop the Canine Life & Social Skills program and bring more benefits to you. See the Canine Life & Social Skills site for more information.

Measurable Progress: We like that there are clear and specific criteria for moving to the next level. If you are taking a training class, you want to make progress. The evaluated Levels provide you with milestones to celebrate, and next steps to take.

Honoring The Dog: We are delighted with the choice offered the handler as to whether or not a stranger can greet and/or feed your dog. Understanding your dog and making a good call on how others should interact with your dog is part of responsible dog ownership. In C.L.A.S.S., you can practice saying “no” to interactions that are not in your dog’s best interest.

Best Beginnings Puppy Class
Eight week series, 90 minute sessions. Socialization, manners, confidence building, problem prevention and more!

Saturday, Apr 19
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Best Beginnings Puppy Class **DAYTIME**
Eight week series, 90 minute sessions. Socialization, manners, confidence building, problem prevention and more!

Wednesday, Apr 23
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Best Beginnings Puppy Class
Eight week series, 90 minute sessions. Socialization, manners, confidence building, problem prevention and more!

Wednesday, Apr 23
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Best Beginnings Puppy Class
Eight week series, 90 minute sessions. Socialization, manners, confidence building, problem prevention and more!

Thursday, Apr 24
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Best Beginnings Puppy Class
Eight week series, 90 minute sessions. Socialization, manners, confidence building, problem prevention and more!

Friday, Apr 25
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Best Beginnings Puppy Class
Eight week series, 90 minute sessions. Socialization, manners, confidence building, problem prevention and more!

Saturday, Apr 26
10:00 am - 11:30 am

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Set you and your puppy up for success with these
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The American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior’s
Position Statement On Puppy Socialization
 

Rowdy & Reactive I: Rehab
Orientation, private session, plus six group sessions. Get help right away for your rowdy, reactive, or leash lunging dog.

Sunday, Apr 20
2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Rally Obedience
Six week series, intermediate. Foundation skills for precise and reliable performance level behaviors.

Thursday, May 1
7:00 pm - 7:50 pm

Agility I: Introduction
Three week series. Get started in Agility >here!

Monday, Apr 21
8:00 pm - 8:50 pm
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Agility IV: Advanced
Six week series. **FULL** Starts April 21 7PM
Monday, Apr 21
7:00 pm - 7:50 pm
Agility V: Competition
Six week series. **FULL** Starts April 22 7PM.
Tuesday, Apr 22
7:00 pm - 7:50 pm
Dr. Julia Tomlinson: Sports Medicine

Saturday +/or Sunday. Sports medicine for all dogs. Foster optimal wellness/fitness in your canine companion and team member.

Saturday, Jun 21
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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PosiDog Canine Learning Center is a non-profit organization: PosiDog promotes and advances the use of scientifically supported, positive reinforcement based methods in dog management, handling, and training.

WHY POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT?
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Position Statement
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Position Statement
on Dominance
Without Force or Punishment
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Effectiveness is not enough

Susan G. Friedman, PhD