AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy / Puppy Great Start

In Studio City- A complete program for you and your dog is part of the training class to reinforce and retain the behaviors you and your dog learn during the class.

Behaviors learned in this class include commands taught in the Beginning Obedience Class along with confidence building exercises. This includes games and dog-to-dog and dog-to-people socialization. Small, fearful dogs are welcome in this class to help them learn to overcome their fears of other dogs.

Course Syllabus:

Class 1: Look/Focus, Sit, The name game, Puppy problem behaviors,

Class 2: Down , Take it.  Leave it, Drop it (bring toy)

Class 3: Come, Stay, Wait

Class 4: Loose Leash Walking, Shake, Fade the lure

Class 5: Review, Target, Introduction to heel

Class 6: Rally / Graduation

This is a 6 week course

Meeting one hour each week for 6 weeks.

The price is $189 for the entire 6 weeks. Classes missed may be made up for those who attend at least 5 of the 6 classes they have signed up for and notified us of the class they will miss beforehand.

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Improve Your Training Skills

Improve your training skills by 300% in only 2 hours.

The Precision Timing/Clicker Workshop is recommended for all handlers and is a prerequisite for some of the more advanced classes.

1) All dogs must be on a 3, 4, or 6 foot leash. No retractable leashes.

2) All dogs must be current on their shots & in good health.

3) Bring a chair so you can sit down comfortably during class discussion (for outside classes).

4) Bring a blanket, towel, or mat for your dog.

5) DO NOT feed your dog within 4 hours prior to class.

6) Bring your dog’s favorite treats.

7) Bring a fanny pack or treat pouch to hold your treats.

8) No choke chains or pincher collars are allowed. Dogs must be on a nylon or leather collar. You can add an easy walk harness, head halter, or gentle leader if  necessary. 

9) Minimum age for handlers is 13 years old, and must be accompanied by parent or guardian.

10) Classes run for consecutive weeks, unless otherwise discussed in class.

11) You are welcome to bring guests to watch the class but in all fairness to the other students guests cannot disrupt the class.

12) If your dog has bitten a human or another animal, you cannot bring your dog to a group class. Please call for a private session 818.955.5364 (5DOG)

13) To reserve your spot in a class or workshop please use the Sign Up Calendar on this page. Class spots will be reserved in order of payment received. Should all of the spots fill up for a class we will call or email you.

14) Classes are not refundable unless requested 10 days before the start date of the class.


Call if you have any questions or concerns 818.955.5364 (5DOG)

We meet one hour each week for 6 weeks. Please see
Class Policies to prepare your dog for the class and what items to bring.

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 Classes are 1 hr each week for 6 weeks only $189

Upcoming Classes:

AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy / Puppy Great Start
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Wed June 14th – 6:30pm             Sat June 17th – 10:00am
Wed July 26th – 6:30pm              Sat July 29th – 10:00am
Wed Sept. 6th – 6:30pm              Sat Sept. 9th – 10:00am

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