Reasons to sign up today!

  • To develop a positive relationship between owner and dog.
  • To establish leadership with your dog with kindness and understanding.
  • To develop basic skills needed for good manners. Example: Come, Down, Heel, Sit, Stay, etc.
  • To help prevent behavioral problems.
  • To develop social skills with other dogs.

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Week One:

  • Explain teaching tools.
  • Establish leadership with handling each dog.
  • Demonstrate basic leash manners.
  • Cover Basic commands: Come, Heel, Watch Me and Off.
  • Learning to return to owner at the end of the leash (Come).
  • End with socialization and playtime.

Week Two:

  • Refresh from previous weeks class. (come, heel, watch me, off)
  • Question, answer period and address any problems.
  • Learning to heel, sit from heel after halt, sit and stay on command.
  • Learning to return to owner from the stay position.
  • End with socialization and playtime.

Week Three:

  • Refresh from previous weeks class.
  • Question and answer period.
  • Advanced heeling skills: Wait, hurry, turns and patterns.
  • Learn the stand command; practice stand from heel.
  • Pick a trick to learn in week four.
  • End with socialization and playtime.

Week Four:

  • Refresh from previous weeks class.
  • Question and answer period.
  • Teaching down command. (advanced skill)
  • Teach place command.
  • Learn trick picked in week three.
  • End with socialization and play time.

Week Five:

  • Refresh from previous weeks class.
  • Question and answer period.
  • Demonstrate the skills you have acquired in the previous weeks classes at graduation.
  • End with socialization and playtime.
  • Receive your diploma and get picture taken.

Things you will need: A flat collar or training collar; a leash that is at least 5 feet long; tasty treats, a favorite squeaky toy and proof of vaccinations.

Call Fairview Animal Clinic to sign up today! (615) 799-2118

Limited space!
The fee is $50.00 for five classes.