AKC STAR Puppy Program

For puppies under 1 year participating in Beginner Group Classes


You attend Beginner, then take the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy test at the end of the course. Upon passing the test, you'll get an application to send to AKCĀ® for enrollment in the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program. All dogs are welcome to participate in the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program including purebreds and mixed breeds.

Your puppy will receive the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Medal, A certificate designating your puppy is in the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy records at the AKC, and you and your puppy will be listed in the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy records, an AKC Puppy Handbook and a Monthly Email Newsletter


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Ruby

Intermediate


This class will help improve improve your dogs behavior with distraction, distance and duration and get them ready for the Advanced Class. Sometimes puppies need a little extra work to be ready for the AKC test, and this is where they can get it.


Get a review of behaviors already learned

Practice behaviors with added distractions and duration.


All group classes are once a week for 6 weeks



Beginner
For Learning the basics


The beginner class emphasizes the essential training needed to make a dog a good companion.

Loose leash walking, sit,  down, stay, and come when called. This class follows the AKC STAR Puppy standards.


This class also includes information about proper fitting and use of different collars and harnesses, socialization, and so much more!


All group classes are once a week for 6 weeks



Classes

Positive reinforcement and reward based training technique is used. It's a very effective teaching tool as well as being fun for your pet.

Placement in classes are determined by skill level so the class will fit your dogs developmental needs. 

Classes range from the basic fundamentals to complicated behaviors.


Hank

Advanced


This stage of training focuses on reliability with fewer rewards. The finishing touch will help you have a dog that can behave reliably in the real world.


Work on requirements to pass the AKC Canine Good Citizen test. The CGC test is given as an optional final exam for the advanced course.


All group classes are once a week for 6 weeks




Alana and Frankie

Private


We also offer private training. 4 and 6 week options available.


Everything from the basics to, recall, accidents in the house, getting your dog to listen to you. This is also a great option for for getting your puppy ready for group classes!

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