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FREE Intro to Training (VIRTUAL CLASS)

FREE Intro to Training (VIRTUAL CLASS)

Introduction to Training (Virtual Online Class)

This is a "Free" virtual online class open to general public. Whether you just adopted, or you've had your dog a long time, we can help! Join us to learn how dogs learn and how best to teach them and how to begin a positive training plan. This one hour class (followed by a half hour of Q&A) will cover the following topics:

  • NOT EVERY WAG MEANS THEY’RE GLAD - Learn what your dog is saying by understanding the communication and language of dogs AND learn what YOU can do to help your dog understand YOUR language!
  • CLICKS and TREATS - How to begin training to establish a trusting relationship by using positive reinforcement.
  • MINE! - Learn how to prevent a dog from guarding things of value and what to do if you need to take something away.
  • WHO IS THAT? - Teach your dog to be comfortable around new people, places, other animals, and cope with changes in their environment.

Class will begin promptly so please plan to log in 10 minutes before the class start time.

NOTES:

  • You must register -- ONE REGISTRATION covers the whole family
  • Click the button below to register

Event Properties

Event date 07-08-2020 7:00 pm CST
Event End Date 07-08-2020 8:30 pm CST
Capacity 75
Registered 74
Available Seats 1
Cut off date 07-07-2020 11:55 pm CST
Instructor Steve Frost
Number Hours 1 1/2
Location Virtual Online
Registration has closed for this event.

 

Class Locations & Days

Our YELLOW, BLUE and GREEN Path to Success Classes are available at the following locations:

ILLINOIS (Chicagoland)

  • Hinsdale
    Mondays (6:30pm)
  • Batavia
    Tuesdays (6:30pm)
  • Oak Park
    Wednesdays (7:00pm)
  • Elgin
    Thursdays (6:30pm)

INDIANA (NW)

  • Location Details Coming Soon

Friendly Support

We're here to help. Our experienced trainers guide you through every step of the process as you learn how to build a lifetime relationship with your dog based on trust and understanding. 

Quick Start Package

Would you like to know more about your dog? Would you like to prevent mistakes and create a positive training plan? Check out our Intro to Training (Virtual) class for free.

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In-Home Training

For those who prefer personalized training in the comfort of your home, we offer several options with one of our experienced behavioral trainers using only humane, science-based methods.

Modular Classes

Our classes are modular so that you can choose a location (throughout Chicagoloand) and time that best suits your schedule each week. View our calendar for upcoming sessions.