2022
BEGINNING & INTERMEDIATE
CLASS SCHEDULES

AUG - SEPT - OCT - NOV - DEC
4-week session 1.5 hours, once per week - $150 for Beginning - $135 for Intermediate  
$255 for both classes when you choose the Off on the Right Paw discount pkg! 

GROUP CLASSES:
Dogs with aggression / reactivity to dogs or people are not appropriate for group classes.

Private lessons and behavior consultations are available.

Level 1 - Beginning
Entry level classes for puppies, adolescents & adult dogs who have not attended a previous class.  Choose which class based on the age of your dog when the class begins.

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Level 2 - Intermediate Prep
Second level classes for puppies, adolescents & adult dogs who have completed a beginning level class at Diamonds in the Ruff or other group class at an approved positive reinforcement school.

Level 3 - Advanced

Go here for the schedule of advanced classes.

CHOOSE YOUR BEGINNING CLASS BASED ON THE AGE OF YOUR DOG
Preschool (under 4 1/2 months),   Kindergarten (under 6 months),   Headstart (6 months or over)

Main Classroom: Northside - 3400 N. Monroe    |    South Hill - Prairie Dog 5608 S. Regal

 

IN-PERSON GROUP CLASSES:

Registrations are OPEN!
Page is updated by hand and may not reflect actual availability.  Available spots are filled in the order registrations are received.

Private lessons and behavior consults are also available. 

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Registered but haven't paid yet?  Do it right away!

PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED PROMPTLY IN ORDER TO HOLD YOUR SPOT IN CLASS. 

You may pay via Paypal, check or cash.  Please let us know immediately if you need to make special payment arrangements.  There will be a $50 transfer fee to postpone to a future class if your plans change.  No refunds for no-shows once class has started.

 

In-person make-ups are not possible, but if you are absent, you won't miss your lessons.

In addition to your written handbook, we have updated our online homework to include videos of class demos and detailed instructions that you can review together as you practice at home.  Zoom class recording links are also provided.

 

North monroe

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LEVEL 1 - BEGINNING CLASSES
$150 / 4 week session

(scroll down for Level 2 - Intermediate Prep)

Classes marked in grey are full.  

PUPPY CLASSES
PUPPIES - under 6 months

(Yes, Preschool age pups may attend Puppy K):

 Monday Puppy Preschool - 4 1/2 mo & under  

Carol Byrnes, CPDT & Dana Byrnes, CPDT

Aug 8-29, 6:00-7:30PM - FULL

Sept 5-26, 6:00-7:30PM - FULL

Oct 3-24, 6:00-7:30PM - 5 spots

Nov 28-Dec 19, 6:00-7:30PM - 6 spots

Tuesday Puppy K - under 6 mo

Dana Byrnes, CPDT & Carol Byrnes, CPDT

Aug 9-30 - 7:30-9:00PM - FULL

Sept 6-27 - 7:30-9:00PM - FULL

Oct 4-25 - 7:30-9:00PM - 6 spots

Nov 1-22 - 7:30-9:00PM - 6 spots

Nov 29-Dec 20 - 7:30-9:00PM - 6 spots

Wednesday DAYTIME Beginning - all ages 

Taryn Winegardner, IAABC-ADT, CPDT-KA  & Michelle Brady

Aug 10-31 - 11:00-12:30PM - FULL

Sept 7-28 - 11:00-12:30PM - 3 spots

Oct 5-26 - 11:00-12:30PM - 5 spots

Nov 2-23 - 11:00-12:30PM - 6 spots

Nov 30-Dec 21 - 11:00-12:30PM - 6 spots

 

Friday Puppy K - under 6 mo 

Travis Byrnes, CPDT & Arielle Dykes

Aug 12-Sept 2 - 4:00-5:30PM - FULL

Sept 9-30 - 4:00-5:30PM - 2 spots

Oct 7-28 - 4:00-5:30PM - 5 spots

Nov 4-25 - 4:00-5:30PM - 5 spots

Dec 2-23 - 4:00-5:30PM - 6 spots

Saturday Puppy K - under 6 mo 

Taryn Winegardner, IAABC-ADT, CPDT-KA & Michelle Brady

July 16-Aug 6 - 3:00-4:30PM - FULL

Aug 13-Sept 3 - 3:00-4:30PM - FULL

Sept 10-Oct 1 - 3:00-4:30PM - 5 spots

Oct 8-29 - 3:00-4:30PM - 6 spots

Nov 5-26 - 3:00-4:30PM - 6 spots

 

BASIC TRAINING

ADOLESCENTS & ADULTS - 6 months & over:

Wednesday DAYTIME Beginning - all ages 

Taryn Winegardner, IAABC-ADT, CPDT-KA & Michelle Brady

Aug 10-31, 11:00AM-12:30PM - FULL

Sept 7-28, 11:00AM-12:30PM - 3 spots

Oct 5-26 - 11:00-12:30PM -5 spots

Nov 2-23 - 11:00-12:30PM - 6 spots

Nov 30-Dec 21 - 11:00-12:30PM - 6 spots

 

Wednesday Headstart - 6 mo & over 

Arielle Dykes & Hayley Jewell

Aug 10-31, 6:00-7:30PM - FULL

Sept 7-28, 6:00-7:30PM - 2 spots

Oct 5-26 - 6:00-7:30PM - 6 spots

Nov 2-23 - 6:00-7:30PM - 5 spots

Nov 30-Dec 21 - 6:00-7:30PM - 6 spots

Thursday Headstart - 6 mo & over 

Diane Baker & Michelle Brady

Aug 11-Sept 1 - 7:30-9:00PM - FULL

Sept 8-29 - 7:30-9:00PM - 4 spots

Saturday Headstart - 6 mo & over 

Travis Byrnes, CPDT & Michelle Brady

Aug 13-Sept 3 - 11:00AM-12:30PM - FULL

Sept 10-Oct 1 - 11:00AM-12:30PM - 1 spot

Oct 8-29 - 11:00AM-12:30PM - 6 spots

Nov 5-26 - 11:00-12:30PM - 6 spots

Sunday Headstart - 6 mo & over 

Dakota Eckenroth & Sarah Bollig-Dorn

July 10-31 - 11:00AM-12:30PM - FULL

Arielle Dykes & Sarah Bollig-Dorn

Aug 7-28 - 11:00AM-12:30PM - FULL

Dakota Eckenroth & Sarah Bollig-Dorn

Sept 4-25 - 9:00-10:30AM - 3 spots

Arielle Dykes & Sarah Bollig-Dorn

Oct 2-23 - 11:00AM-12:30PM - 5 spots

Dakota Eckenroth & Sarah Bollig-Dorn

Oct 30-Nov 20 - 11:00-12:30PM - 6 spots

Nov 27-Dec 18 - 11:00-12:30PM - 6 spots

Taryn Winegardner, IAABC-ADT, CPDT-KA & Lindsay Bryson

Nov 27-Dec 18 - 1:00-2:30PM - 6 spots

Don't wait to pay for your class!

You may pay via Paypal, or send or drop off check or cash to 3400 N. Monroe, 99205

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Georgie

Download your vet permission slip here

Take this form to your veterinarian for signature and bring it with you to class.  OR you may call your vet clinic to see if they keep a blank on hand.  They may scan or snap a pic with a cell phone and email it to ditr.training@gmail.com.

Don't wait until the last minute to get your vet slip signed!

How Early Can My Puppy Begin?

Resources for New Puppy Owners

Dogs from Preschool, Kindergarten and Headstart ALL go on to Intermediate Prep as their next class.  See schedule below!

SCROLL DOWN FOR LEVEL 2
INTERMEDIATE PREP SCHEDULE

 

The Schedule is a work in progress.

Keep checking back for future classes!

Beginning classes

AT PRAIRIE DOG

South Hill classroom

Prairie Dog Pet Mercantile, 5608 S. Regal

If you don't see the class you need, check the N side schedule.  We do keep a waiting list.

Mon Pdog Daytime Puppy K - under 6 mo 

Amy Barker & Allison Miller 

Oct 3-24, 9:00-10:30AM - 6 spots

Oct 31-Nov 21, 9:00-10:30AM - 6 spots

Nov 28-Dec 19 - 9:00-10:30AM - 6 spots

 

Tues Pdog Puppy K - under 6 mo   

Allison Miller & Travis Byrnes, CPDT

Aug 9-30, 5:30-7:00PM - FULL

Allison Miller & Lindsay Bryson

Sept 6-27, 5:30-7:00PM - 1 spot

Oct 4-25, 5:30-7:00PM - 5 spots

Nov 1-22 - 5:30-7:00PM - 6 spots

Nov 29-Dec 20 - 5:30-7:00PM - 6 spots

Weds Pdog Headstart - 6 mo & over

Vicki Barker & Allison Miller

Aug 10-31, 4:00-5:30PM -FULL

Sept 7-28, 4:00-5:30PM - 4 spots

Oct 5-26, 4:00-5:30PM - 5 spots

Nov 2-23 - 4:00-5:30PM - 6 spots

Nov 30-Dec 21 - 4:00-5:30PM - 6 spots

Thurs Pdog Daytime Puppy K - under 6 mo

Dakota Eckenroth & Allison Miller

Aug 11-Sept 1, 9:00-10:30AM - FULL

 

Amy Barker & Allison Miller 

Sept 8-29, 9:00-10:30AM - 2 spots

 

Scroll down for Level 2
Intermediate Prep

 

PAY FOR
YOUR CLASS

Please note: You may mail or drop off check or cash to 3400 N. Monroe or pay via Paypal below:

LEVEL 1

Beginning class                                      $150

Puppy or Headstart - includes free download of  the What is My Dog Saying body language lecture.

Beginning  - repeat student                $135

$15 off if you already have a handbook

Beginning - two dogs, same family   $285

($15 off - one handbook)

LEVEL 2

Intermediate Prep class                      $135

For dogs who have completed a beginning class

Discount Packages

 

Off on the Right Paw package            $255

1 Beginning & 1 Intermediate - 8 wks 

The Whole Shebang                              $365

1 Beginning, 1 Intermediate, & 1 Advanced

12 wks of training

Other amounts not listed above 
(enter amount)

 

LEVEL 2 - InterMEDIATE PREP
North monroe

(for beginning class grads)

If you previously registered for a class package,
please email to be sure you have selected your next class date and time.

$135 / 4 wk session
Must have completed a Level 1 class
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Monday Prep - 7:30- 9:00PM
Carol Byrnes, CPDT & Dana Byrnes, CPDT

Nov 28-Dec 19 - 6 spots

 

Tuesday Prep - 6:00-7:30PM
Carol Byrnes, CPDT & Dana Byrnes, CPDT

Aug 9-30 - FULL

Sept 6-27 - FULL

Oct 4-25 - FULL

Nov 1-22 - 5 spots

Nov 29-Dec 19 - 6 spots

 

Wed DAYTIME Prep - 1:00-2:30PM

Taryn Winegardner, IAABC-ADT, CPDT-KA  & Michelle Brady

Aug 10-31 - FULL

Sept 7-28 - 1 spot

Oct 5-26 - 3 spots

Nov 2-23 - 5 spots

Nov 30-Dec 21 - 6 spots

Wednesday PM Prep  - 7:30-9:00PM

Arielle Dykes & Hayley Jewell

Aug 10-31 - FULL

Sept 7-28 - FULL

Oct 5-26 - 6 spots

Nov 2-23 - 6 spots

Nov 30-Dec 21 - 6 spots

Thursday Prep - 6:00-7:30PM

Travis Byrnes, CPDT & Michelle Brady

Dec 1-22 - 6:00-7:30PM - 5 spots

 

Saturday Prep - 1:00-2:30PM  

Taryn Winegardner, IAABC-ADT, CPDT-KA & Michelle Brady

Aug 13-Sept 3 - 1 spot

Sept 10-Oct 1 - 1 spot

Oct 8-29 - 5 spots

Nov 5-26 - 6 spots

Sunday AM Prep - 11:00-12:30PM

Dakota Eckenroth & Sarah Bollig-Dorn

Sept 4-25 - 2 spots

 

Sunday afternoon Prep 

Taryn Winegardner, IAABC-ADT, CPDT-KA & Lindsay Bryson

Aug 7-28, 3:00-4:30PM - FULL

Oct 2-23 - 1:00-2:30PM - 6 spots

Oct 30-Nov 20 - 1:00-2:30PM - 6 spots

 

 

 

 

LEVEL TWO -
INTERMEDIATE PREP

AT PRAIRIE DOG

South Hill classroom

Prairie Dog Pet Mercantile,
5608 S. Regal

Mon Pdog Daytime Prep Class- 11:00-12:30PM

Amy Barker & Allison Miller 

Oct 3-24- 6 spots

Oct 31-Nov 21 - 6 spots

Nov 28-Dec 19 - 6 spots

Weds Pdog  - Prep Class - 6:00-7:30PM

Vicki Barker & Allison Miller

Oct 5-26 - 2 spots

Nov 2-23 - 5 spots

Nov 30-Dec 21 - 6 spots

Thurs Pdog Daytime Prep Class - 11:00-12:30PM

Amy Barker & Allison Miller 

Sept 8-29, 11:00-12:30PM - 2 spots

 

Advanced:
Finishing School

Vicki Barker & Allison Miller
Aug 10-31, 6:00-7:30PM - FULL

Canine Good Citizen

Vicki Barker & Allison Miller
Sept 7-28, 6:00-7:30PM - FULL

LEVEL 2
Intermediate Prep class                       $135

For dogs who have completed a beginning class