Adult/Adolescent Basic Manners

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Our Basic Manners group dog training class is designed to help you set a solid foundation for basic life skills and to improve your understanding of a modern, science-based approach to communicating with and teaching your dog. In addition to teaching your dog several manners skills useful for city living, this course will help you learn how to

efficiently and effectively increase desirable behaviors and decrease undesirable behaviors in the classroom, at home, and out in the real world. Group Classes can be a wonderful opportunity to practice around controlled distractions in order to better prepare your dog and you for more challenging environments, such as the busy streets of NYC!

Curriculum

  • Attention
  • Sit, Down and Stand
  • Come When Called
  • Hand Targeting
  • Impulse Control
  • Leash Manners
  • Preventing Sidewalk Vacuuming
  • Mannerly Greeting

Details

For dogs 5.5 months and older


For dogs under 4 months of age, at least one round of vaccines is required. For dogs 4 months (16 weeks) or older a record of their vaccinations must be signed by your veterinarian and include vaccine for rabies, parainfluenza, adenovirus, bordatella, leptospriosis, and distemper. If your veterinarian chooses not to give your pup one or more of these vaccines at the time, we must have a signed letter from them stating that it is contraindicated. Entry to play groups and group classes is not permitted without required, veterinarian signed proof of vaccinations or a signed letter from the veterinarian stating they are contraindicated at the time. This is required by the Health Department.

For dogs of any size, breed, or mix.

This class is appropriate for beginners as well as dogs that have had some previous training.

Dogs should have no aggression history. If you aren’t sure what this means, please email us

The course fee is $350 for 5 consecutive (unless otherwise noted on the schedule, due to a holiday) one hour classes.

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