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Upcoming Class Schedule:

Location:
Abington: Held at Hamilton Animal Hospital
Jenkintown: Held at Hopewell Veterinary Hospital

Private:
In-home and virtual sessions available. Please call 215-429-9971 today for an appointment.

Puppy Classes:
Our puppy sessions are a drop-in format. Once registered, you may start any week you choose and pay as you go  No need to commit to 5 or 6 consecutive weeks. Since the best time to socialize a puppy is 8-20 weeks of age. Our primary focus is socialization and play with other puppies, confidence building obstacles, and basic manners such as sitting, down and stay. You will learn how to desensitize your puppy to handling so that your veterinarian and groomer love you. Classes are on Sunday mornings at 12:00 noon and last 45 minutes. We meet at Hamilton Animal Hospital, 1526 Easton Road, Roslyn, PA 19001.  You’ll need the most recent record of vaccinations. Please call prior to coming your first time so that we may add you to the roster and gather needed information from you.


Beginner:

This class is for dogs 5+ months old. All basic manners and cues are covered including sit/down/stay; drop it/leave it; touch, come when called, loose leash walking, eye contact and name recognition. Age related problem behaviors such as barking, jumping, sit for greetings and digging are addressed.

Beginner  M: Sunday, September 10, 2023, Hamilton Animal Hospital, 10:00 am

Beginner N:  Sunday, September 10, 2023, Hamilton Animal Hospital, 11:00 am

Beginner O:  Sunday, October 15, 2023, Hamilton Animal Hospital, 10:00 am

Beginner P:  Sunday, November 5, 2023, Hamilton Animal Hospital, 11:00 am


Impulse Control:

Designed for the adolescent dog, we cover door dashing, grabbing items from tables and counters, car etiquette, loose leash walking with distractions, go to your mat and settle, extended sit and down/stays in both inside and outdoor locations, and how to help your dog push through distractions, heeling, and waiting.
Pre-requisite: Beginner

Impulse Control G: Sunday, September 17th, 2023,  Hamilton Animal Hospital, 9:00 am

Impulse Control H:  Sunday, November 12, 1012, Hamilton Animal Hospital, 9:00 am

Loose Leash Walking Clinic:
We dissect the art of walking on leash with our dogs and start to build our skills a little at a time. Then, we take what we learn “on the road” to new locations. (5 weeks)

Loose Leash Walking Clinic: Saturday, October 7th, 2023, 9:30 am, Location:  TBA
 

Paws in Public: 
This class is designed for advanced level students
with dogs that are not reactive. We’ll walk challenging and highly distracting
environments such as the Wissahickon Forbidden Trail and Penny pack trail.

Pre-requisite: Loose Leash Walking Clinic


Rocket Recall Class:
Does your dog ignore you when you call him to come? Do you want your dog to turn on a dime and race back to you every time you call him? In this class, you’ll learn everything you need to know about how to build a reliable recall. (4-week class)

Rocket Recall F:  Sunday, October 15, 2023, Hamilton Animal Hospital, 9:00 am

Canine Good Citizen and Therapy Dog: 
This class is designed to help you pass the Canine Good Citizen and get you ready for Therapy Dog training.

Pre-requisite:  Beginner, Impulse Control. This class will be held outside.

CGC B:  Outdoor training, Tuesday, September 12th, 2023, 5:00 pm Location TBA

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