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We offer something for all size, age and personality types of dogs (and their humans) to enjoy!
Puppy Kindergarten Class
Saturday March 27th – May 1st @ 9:00 AM 5 sessions $220
Saturday March 27th – May 1st @ 10:10 AM 5 sessions $220
Skipping April 17th
At Good Dog Day Care, we want to help give your puppy the best start in life during this critical socialization period. Using the most effective training tools, your puppy will build confidence and be enthusiastic about learning a variety of behaviors,(sit, down, stay, settle, come, leave it, leash manners go to your mat and more). With clear communication and positive reinforcement, you and your pup will build a strong bond and enjoy the training process. You will learn how to prevent behavior problems before they start and give your puppy the tools to become a well-mannered and social dog. Class includes discussion of topics such as; housetraining, alone training, puppy biting, chew training, aggression prevention, body handling and more.
Pls Note: Some classes will take place outside our facility in the parking lot behind the roll up gate. Covid-19 protocols require: wearing of masks. Maintaining 6ft social distance from other teams. Dogs on leash (unleash instructor permits otherwise.) Coming and leaving in single file. If your pup has had coughing or diarrhea or been “fixed” within 48 hrs -You may attend but leave your pup at home. If you are feeling unwell, have a fever or cough, you will not attend. GDDC uses accelerated hydrogen peroxide a our primary disinfectant. the registration form to sign acknowledges the risk of contracting communicable disease such as Covid-19 when in a public or private area that is shared by others. Further more, you will agree and state that you will not hold GDDC, its owners or business responsible for an injury / disease you or dog may develop.
Barn Hunt: “What’s that Smell?”
Barn Hunt classes schedule temporarily postponed
contact trainer-Michelle for start time
4 week Class Fee: $140
Barn Hunt Classes- Introductory to Advance-It’s a treasure hunt for dogs! “The purpose of Barn Hunt is to demonstrate a dog’s vermin hunting ability in finding and marking rats in a ‘barn-like’ setting,” Come and experience the newest dog sport sweeping the country
In this class we focus on basic skills and teamwork needed in Barn Hunt. Answers the question “Now what are we supposed to be doing? Includes discussion and exposure to scent pairing, indications and basic handling strategies.Taught by Michelle Largent (email [email protected])
Nose and Odor Work Class
Skill levels from Introduction to Advanced
Monday Evenings starting 6 sessions $150
contact trainer for start times.
Josette Kimes, CNWI 408-839-0332 NoseWorkFun.com
If your dog enjoys smelling things they can have fun doing it as a sport. Dogs of all shapes and sizes can participate. It mentally challenges your dog and they are more focused and balanced. This is a fun sport for you and your dog.
We begin training the dogs to search for food or a toy, depending on your dog’s desire. We use boxes to begin with and then move to various containers as the dogs realize the search is not about the environment but the food or toy. While your dog is learning to search, you learn the body behavior of your dog. We show you how to read your dog and learn to trust their behavior. Safety is always important in training so we show you how to be safe while searching. Taught by Certified Trainer:
If you have other behavior problems outside the scope of our curriculum, please contact Cheryl Collett for private sessions. She can be reached at [email protected] or 510-209-9122
Class sizes are limited, and fees are not refundable without Trainers approval.