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Group classes
are held on the second floor at Crest View Animal Clinic in
Lincoln University, Pennsylvania (near Landenberg). The training room is bright & clean with heating and air conditioning. And new for 2019 - half an inch of eva foam for great cushioning & a non-slip surface. new floor mats


Courses range from Puppy Pre-K to Advanced - please contact Susan if you have any questions regarding which course would be appropriate for your pet.

With classes limited to 5 dogs, you can be sure you & your dog will get the personal attention you ne
ed. All family mambers are encouraged to attend - the classes are fun!

We encourage you to observe a class & carefully read the course descriptions to be sure the course you
are signing up for best fits your needs. The tuition fee reserves your spot for the entire course. Withdrawal from the class must be made 48hrs before the course begins in order to get a refund. If you must switch from one course to another, you must discuss that with Susan directly, at least 48 hours prior to the start of the original course start date.

Please contact Susan if you have any questions about the group classes.


TESTIMONIAL

"Susan maintains an upbeat, reassuring learning environment for students (human and canine!). I have learned a ton with my own dogs plus shelter dogs I’ve brought through - I keep coming back because the dogs love these classes!"
~ Holly (and Domino)

Domino
Puppy Pre-K

Puppy Sugar Bear
This is a course for the baby dog. The foundation skills for setting your puppy up for success in your home and abroad will be addressed and there will be opportunity for socialization with classmates, friendly adult dogs, and people. Start your puppy out on the right paw!

Course Specifics
* 6 weeks
* 1 hour per class
* Limit of 6 puppies per class
* Tuition  $140
* Puppies must be under 16 weeks of of age at the start of the course & current with the vaccinations that are appropriate for their age (please ask us or your vet for more info if needed).

Behaviors Covered:
• housetraining
• puppy mouthing
• obedience foundation skills
• household management
• socialization
• puppy games



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Upcoming 6 week courses start...

Mar 10, Tue evenings at 6:15 pm
Apr 28, Tue afternoons at 5:00 pm
Jun 4, Thu afternoons at 5:00 pm



No classes November 27th or 28th
No classes
December 24 - Jan 1st







Beginners

Beginners class
In this course you will learn how to teach your puppy or dog how to be a well mannered member of the family.

Course Specifics
* 6 weeks
* 1 hour per class
* Limit of 5 dogs per class
* Tuition $140
* Dogs must be current with the vaccinations that are appropriate for their age (please ask us or your vet for more info if needed).

Behaviors Covered
• attention
• loose leash walking
• greeting behavior (not jumping up)
• hand signals for sit, down & stand
• verbal signals for sit, down & stand
• come when called
• stay
• leave it
• doorway manners



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Upcoming 6 week courses start...

Dec 18, Wed evenings at 6:30 pm
Jan 16, Thu afternoons at 5:00 pm
Jan 21, Tue evenings at 6:15 pm
Jan 28, Tue evenings at 7:30 pm
Feb 4, Tue evenings at 5:00 pm
Feb 19, Wed evenings at 6:15 pm
Mar 5, Thu afternoons at 5:00 pm
Mar 17,Tue evenings at 7:30 pm
Mar 25, Wed evenings at 7:30 pm
Apr 23, Thu afternoons at 5:00 pm
May 5, Tue evenings at 6:15 pm
May 20, Wed evenings at 7:30 pm
Jun 3, Wed evenings at 6:15 pm
Jun 9, Tue afternoons at 5:00 pm
Jun 23, Tue evenings at 6:15 pm

No classes November 27th or 28th
No classes
December 24 - Jan 1st





Level 2

Level 2
Ideal for those with an adolescent dog, any dog that could use more work on appropriate behavior, or those who are preparing their dog for dog sports. Build on what you learned in Beginners to teach your dog to respond to you in the face of distractions.

Course Specifics
* 8 weeks
* 1 hour per class
* Limit of 4 dogs per class
* Tuition $160
* Dogs must be current with the vaccinations that are appropriate for their age (please ask us or your vet for more info if needed).

Behaviors Covered
• All behaviors around increasing levels of distraction (sit, stay, down, recall, loose leash walking, attention heeling)
• AKC Canine Good Citizen behaviors
• Games to enhance the human/dog relationship
• Games to develop the dog's impulse control




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Upcoming 8 week courses start...

Jan 8, Wed evenings at 7:50 pm
(7:30 pm starting 2/5)
Apr 8, Wed evenings at 6:15 pm
May 12, Tue evenings at 7:30 pm


No classes November 27th or 28th
No classes
December 24 - Jan 1st








Workshops

Heeling
Workshops will be a short series of classes (3 or 4 weeks long, meeting 1 night a week for an hour). The workshops will  concentrate on very specific topics, such as Prep for taking the AKC Canine Good Citizen Test, heeling & loose leash walking, recalls, stays & tricks, amongst others. Dogs must have completed Level 2 or an equivalent course elsewhere.

Course Specifics
* 3 or 4 weeks
* 1 hour per class
* Limit of 4 dogs per class
* Tuition $75 (3 wk course) OR
* Tuiton $100 (4 wk course)
* Dogs must be current with the vaccinations that are appropriate for their age (please ask us or your vet for more info if needed).




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Upcoming courses start...

Workshops will be offered periodically throughout the year. Stay tuned.










Advanced

Sugar Bear therapy dog
This course is for graduates of Level 2 who are interested in going further with their dogs. These ongoing lessons will cover preparation for therapy dog certification, obedience or rally competition, finessing of Canine Good Citizen certification skills, and exercises for those who simply want to keep their training skills current.   

For more information and to register, click here.




Ongoing classes are held...

Wed afternoons at 5:15 pm (5:00 pm starting 2/5)
Thu afternoons at 3:00 pm
Thu evenings at 6:30 pm (6:15 pm starting 1/16)



No classes November 27th or 28th
No classes
December 24 - Jan 1st











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