CLASSES FOR DOGS AND THEIR PEOPLE
Classes start monthly for
puppies through adults of all ages.
HERE for a complete class schedule.
When you've selected your class, fill out the online
If class minimums are not met, the class may be cancelled; you will be notified
24 hours in advance and a full refund
or transfer to a new class will be issued.
in the Ruff offers classes for whole families and their canine friends. Kids welcome!
start monthly, year round.
Each class is 1 1/2 hours, each
session is 4 weeks in length - a total of 6 hours of class training.
size is limited to 8-10 dogs per class.
Cost for a beginning level class session is $90, Intermediate level $80, Advanced
Entry Level: (stage one)
curriculum, divided by developmental age:
Preschool - under 4 1/2 months of age
under 6 months of age
Headstart - pups
and adults, 6 months and older
class should I choose?
your dog has not attended a prior training class, you will choose the
entry level class that best meets your dog's age at the beginning date
of the class session. Entry level classes will cover how to teach reliable
verbal cues and hand signals. Your dog will learn to sit, down, stand,
stay and leave-it, plus attention, loose leash walking, polite greeting
manners and come when called, all while working with distractions. Time
will be spent in each class to answer questions about behavior problems
and socialization concerns as well as safe handling and basic manners,
plus a few fun tricks, all taught using positive force-free methods.
(stage two - when you've completed any stage one class)
- clicker training for all aged dogs who have completed
a beginning level (Puppy or Headstart) class at DITR or another school.
This class prepares you for a vast array of advanced level classes!
Advanced & specialty classes, too! (stage three - after
for clicker savvy dogs who want to have more fun expanding their skills!
Select classes to help you meet your own personal training
lectures and private consults.
Learn all you
can about your canine friends!
for training class plus behavior lectures.
needs - dog or handler
Puppy Day Camp
- Training and socialization puppy playcare.
and Strengthening - Core Exercise Class for
pet will learn how to engage their "core" muscles to create strength
and reduce injuries.
will learn the basic anatomy and muscle groups for massage and flexibility
Hi Carol & Dana,
wanted to Thank You so much for the classes we attended with
We learned so much, but we also enjoyed all of the interaction
with the other dogs & people. You both are so kind & gentle
in your training & that was just what we were looking for. We
will continue with in home training with all we have learned
from you both.
Thank you both for the rare talent you bring into our community.
Mary Anne Vercic
you have a specific question or concern?
is the best way to reach us day or night, we're happy to answer your questions!
If you can't email or need to talk to a "real person" call
Carol at home: 328-6959.
HERE for complete class schedules and online