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Obedience Options

Exercise Finished Dog Training Center offers obedience classes from puppy training and beginner obedience for the family pet through upper levels of competition obedience training.

Puppy Training for puppies 8-14 weeks of age
     Class offered:  Wednesdays 6:00 p.m.
The goal of our puppy training class is to teach the puppy proper social skills and behavior necessary for being an enjoyable pet and companion.  We use a motivational approach to puppy training.  Classes combine puppy playgroup, obedience training and an introduction to puppy agility.  Cost:  $110 for 7 weeks of class (includes homework booklet, bait bag and clicker).  Please no puppies the first week.

Puppy Training for puppies up to 5 months of age
     Class offered:  Sundays 5:00
The goal of our puppy training class is to teach the puppy proper social skills and behavior necessary for being an enjoyable pet and companion.  We use a motivational approach to puppy training.  Classes combine puppy playgroup, obedience training and an introduction to puppy agility.  Cost:  $110 for 6 weeks of class (includes homework booklet, bait bag and clicker).  Please bring puppies the first week.
 
Beginner Obedience - Level 1 
     Classes offered:  Mondays at 6:00 p.m., Sundays at 4:00 & 6:00 p.m.

The goal of this class is to help owners gain control of their dogs through the use of basic obedience exercises and to teach their dogs to exercise self-control.  Cost: $110 for six week class (includes homework booklet and bait bag).  Please do not bring your dog to the first week of class.  Class size is limited, pre-registration is required.

Beginner Obedience - Level 2
     Classes offered:  Sundays at 7:00, Wednesdays at 7:00
     Pre-requisite:  Completion of Puppy Training or Beginner Obedience - Level 1
This class focuses on improving the dog's performance of basic obedience commands and improving day to day basic manners.  Cost:  $110 for six weeks class (includes homework booklet).

Canine Good Citizenship     Classes offered: Check Class Schedule page for dates
     Pre-requisite:  Completion of the Level 2 Beginner Obedience class
This class advances the skills learned in the previous class and places more emphasis on the dog exercising self-control.  The goal of this class is to prepare the dog and handler for the AKC Canine Good Citizenship Test.  Cost:  $110 for 5 weeks of class and the CGC test during the 6th week of class (includes homework booklet). 
 
Drop-In Competition Obedience
      Class offerered:  Monday mornings 10:00 (novice),
 Class focuses on practicing and improving skills required for competitive obedience.  Prior obedience training required.
 
Drop-in Ring Prep & Heeling
     Class offered: Thursday evenings 7:00 
This class is for dogs with prior obedience training and students looking to prepare for competition.