We are thrilled to partner with Dream Dogs Training to offer group training classes. Group classes are held at the Cascade Hospital for Animals and meet once per week for six weeks. We offer three levels of obedience and a trick class option. Below you find brief descriptions of each course.
To register for group classes please contact us directly.
Grand Rapids Group Classes
Send Your Pet to School
Puppy & Adolescent 101
This is a foundational course that introduces dogs and their handlers to the concepts of name recognition, markers, sit, laydown, come, loose leash walking, stay, calm greetings, handling skills and more.
This is an intermediate obedience course that builds from concepts learned in 101 using distance, distractions, and duration. We also introduce the new skills focus, heel, place, leave it, wait at a threshold, outdoor recall, and more.
Beyond Basics 301
This is an advanced class geared toward passing the AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluation. The CGC is a 10 step evaluation of obedience without treats where dogs are expected to be able to walk past other dogs, recover from surprising distractions, stay and come at 20 feet away, heel through a crowd, and more. Participants are also introduced the concepts of stand and back up.
Trick class is all about bonding and having fun with your dog. We will learn a variety of tricks of various levels including Wave, Spin, Take a Bow, Craw, Play Dead, Say Your Prayers, Peekaboo, and more.
Give both you and your pet a treat, sign up for our group classes today!