Group lessons are scheduled for the same time and day each week.
We offer several levels of group Obedience classes. In order to maintain a good student to instructor ratio, we recommend that each family invite no more than 2 adults and 1 child to attend per enrolled dog.
Our Beginner Obedience class is more appropriately called House Manners 101, because our goal in this 4 week class is to help you and your canine find a lifestyle that is harmonious and free from nasty habits such as jumping, chewing, counter surfing, excessive barking – all of this on top of the basic obedience commands such as sit, down, stay, loose leash walking, and door manners. Our class size is typically 6 to 7 students, and our instructors work with each student individually to provide hands-on training. Instructor dogs are also used to demonstrate proper technique.
Intermediate/CGC Obedience classes last 8hy weeks long, and focus on preparing you and your dog to take the Canine Good Citizen test. The prerequisite for this class is that you and your dog must have completed a beginner/pet manner class and have a basic understanding of obedience commands.
NOTES FOR NEW STUDENTS:
- Please arrive a few minutes before class to potty your dog. There are potty bags in the grassy area in front of the building, and the potty bag trash can is located outside the building to the right of the main door.
- Please bring a 4 or 6 foot leash (no retractables allowed). Also we recommend bringing cookies that are moist and interesting (nothing large and dry like Milk Bones). If you don’t already have these items, please come early to shop in our store for our trainer-recommended leashes and treats.
Also recognize that not all dogs have the same personal zone or comfort in greeting other dogs on leash - please keep your dog close by until we know each other better - we want to make sure everyone has a great experience in class!
- If something were to happen that prevents us from having class, you will be notified via text or e-mail 24 hours in advance so please make sure the information we have on file is accurate. If you cannot make class on any given week, please let us know.
Please keep in mind that all services at the Ranch are by appointment only, so please call 678-493-8040 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your appointment.
Group Class - starting as low as $160 per session
Private Lessons - starting as low as $50 per lesson