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COME EXPERIENCE WHY WE ARE VOTED "BEST OF ATLANTA" DOG TRAINING - YEAR AFTER YEAR!

Summer Quarter 2019 – Class Schedule

**Skip Labor Day Holiday Classes – Aug. 30 – Sept. 2

Participation in group classes DOES NOT require membership.

You and your pup deserve a group obedience class that will help you achieve your personal dog training goals. With over over 50 award-winning classes, clinics & special events covering everything from obedience training (basic to advanced), behavior modification, sports, fun & games and public appearances, we have an award winning dog training class for you!

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FEATURED CLASSES

– SUPER PUPPY – OFF LEASH CLASSES –

SUPER PUPPY CLASS (10 – 20 weeks)
Open for PUPPIES, PUPPIES, PUPPIES between 10 and 20 weeks of age and at least 10 days past their first DHPP vaccination! Super Puppy is a socialization and “life with a dog” class designed to establish a foundation of success for young pups. Learn how to set-up your home for a puppy, prevent problem behaviors, house train, crate train, health and wellness and critical socialization skills. Learn More >>

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Cost: $100 | Class Description

SUPER PUPPY OFFERINGS:

Saturday, 10:30 – 11:15 AM
Sunday, 2:30 – 3:15 PM

These are open enrollment classes

1 – Purchase a Class Pass (one pass works for all off-leash puppy classes offered).
2 – Reserve the class or classes you want to attend (drop-in calendar link is sent to you once the pass is purchased).
3 – Come to your reserved sessions. Learn. Have Fun.

Classes are divided into appropriate play groups.

IMPORTANT – For off-leash puppy, you pay for 4 weeks of class and you can attend whichever works for you from week to week. You do not need to let us know if you’re missing a class, switching classes, or coming to two different classes in one week. You have until your pup is 21 weeks of age to complete the 4 weeks in whatever combination is easiest for you.


All Group Classes

NO CLASSES ON MAJOR HOLIDAYS.

PLEASE NOTE:  Classes are NOT appropriate for reactive or aggressive dogs. Reactivity includes: barking; lunging; growling; or snapping; or dogs with any history of aggression.

As always, please contact us if there is a class you want to see offered or if you would like to be contacted as soon as the next quarter is published and online.


AWARD-WINNING, CURRICULUM-BASED CLASSES Check the other tabs to see open enrollment, sports & fitness AND specialty offerings.

**Skip Labor Day Holiday Classes - Aug. 30 - Sept. 2


SPECIALTY & SEASONAL OFFERINGS: Designed to address specific behavioral needs most often requested by our customers. Many of these classes are seasonal and are offered on a limited basis.

Drive & Impulse ControlCost: $150 | Class Description

PUSHY PUP?!?!… If your dog wants something, do all manners and common sense go out the window? Do they want it NOW regardless of the consequences?!?!! Patient, calm and polite behaviors are more effective than jumping, pushing, pawing or barking. These behaviors are learned and, just like teaching our human children, should be at the top of our training priority list.

Prerequisite – None. Not appropriate for aggressive dogs.

Thurs. July 18 - Aug. 8 | Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM | Coach: Becca CLOSED
Fri. Aug. 2 - Aug. 23 | Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM | Coach: Becca
Fri. Sept. 6 - Sept. 27 | Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM | Coach: Becca

Heelin' Hounds: Leash Walking | Cost: $150 | Class Description

PERFECT FOR SUMMERTIME! Tired of getting pulled around or tangled in the leash? Wish you could go for a nice run or walk together? This popular course is designed to help you and your dog master the art of leash walking. When weather permits, class are held at predetermined locations in the area.

Prerequisite – Not appropriate for reactive or aggressive dogs.

Thurs. Aug. 29 - Sept. 19 | Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM | Coach: Becca

Manners | Cost: $150 | Class Description

Designed to address our customers most common needs: basic manners and polite behavior including Jumping, Counter Surfing, Begging, Barking, etc… Please do not embarrass me! Get off the couch, stay on your bed, don’t eat that, don’t jump up on our guests!

Fri. Aug. 2 - Aug. 23 | Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM | Coach: Becca
Fri. Sept. 6 - Sept. 27 | Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM | Coach: Becca

My Dog Can Do That! GAMES Class | Cost: $150 | Class Description

Based on the game by acclaimed dog trainer and veterinary behaviorist, Dr. Ian Dunbar. This class focuses on having fun with your dog while learning and showing off through a series of practical, yet challenging behaviors that "My Dog Can Do That!"

Sun. Aug. 4 - Aug. 25 | Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM | Coach: Laurin


S.T.A.R. PUPPY CLASS is the first step in the AKC's Canine Good Citizenship program and is where we first take basic obedience and manners behaviors and reinforce and improve these in a setting with other dogs and people, i.e., distractions. These 6 week classes are open to pups aged 5 to 12 months at time of graduation. Learn more about the specifics of S.T.A.R. HERE.

S.T.A.R. PuppyCost: $200 | Class Description

Thurs. July 11 - Aug. 15 | Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM | Coach: Becca CLOSED
Sat. July 20 - Aug. 24 | Time: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM | Coach: Becca CLOSED
Sun. Aug. 4 - Sept. 15 | Time: 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM | Coach: Laurin 
Mon. Aug. 5 - Sept. 16 | Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM | Coach: Laurin
Tues. Aug 6 - Sept. 10 | Time: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM | Coach: Laurin


BASIC OBEDIENCE AND MANNERS: Comprehensive obedience and manners instruction culminating in the AKC's Canine Good Citizenship test and certification. Learn more about the specifics of CGC HERE.

Companion Dog 101: Canine Good CitizenshipCost: $250 | Class Description

Thurs. July 11 - Aug. 29 | Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM | Coach: Becca CLOSED
Sat. July 20 - Sept. 14 | Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM | Coach: Becca
Mon. Aug. 5 - Sept. 30 | Time: 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM | Coach: Laurin
Tues. Aug. 6 - Sept. 24 | Time: 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM | Coach: Laurin


INTERMEDIATE OBEDIENCE AND MANNERS: For those wanting to improve their dog’s obedience beyond mere basics, our Award-winning Intermediate Obedience Class focuses on distractions, long down and sit stays, come and focused heeling. Taught partially off leash. The class is the next step for those engaged in therapy dog work and is the advanced level of the AKC’s Canine Good Citizen Program culminating with the AKC Community Canine (CGCA) Test and Certification. Learn more about the specifics of the AKC CGCA title HERE.

Companion Dog 102: Advanced Community Canine | Cost: $250 | Class Description

Mon. July 22 - Sept. 16 | Time: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM | Coach: Becca


ADVANCED OBEDIENCE AND MANNERS: This advanced obedience and manners class is taught in the real world and requires that dogs demonstrate CGC skills in settings where there are cars, streets to be crossed, noises, and distractions.. Learn more about the specifics of the AKC Urban Canine title HERE.

AKC Urban CanineCost: $250 | Class Description

Thurs. Aug. 1 - Aug. 29 | Time: 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM | Coach: Becca


NOSEWORK:  was originally inspired by working detection dogs and is a fun search and scenting activity for virtually all dogs and people. This easy to learn activity and sport builds confidence and focus in many dogs, and provides a safe way to keep dogs fit and healthy through mental and physical exercise. More Information

Introduction to OdorCost: $250 | Class Description

Wed. July 10 - Aug. 28 | Time: 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM | Coach: Amy CLOSED

Team K-9: Advanced Trial Prep. | Cost: $150 | Class Description

Thurs. Aug. 1 - Aug. 22 | Time: 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM | Coach: Kathryn


 

We are proud to offer several classes which are open enrollment. These run year-round and are open registration! You and your pup can join at any time!

Check the other tabs to see traditional, curriculum-based offerings.

How does open enrollment work?

1 – Purchase a Class Pass (one pass works for all classes offered).
2 – Reserve the class or classes you want to attend (drop-in calendar link is sent to you once the pass is purchased).
3 – Come to your reserved sessions. Learn. Have Fun.

Current open-enrollment offerings are:

Obedience – Fri. 7:00 PM, Sun. 7:30 PM
Basic Agility – Mon. 6:30 PM & Sat. 3:00 PM
Intermediate Agility – Sat. 4:30 PM
Sports Mashup – Mon. 5:30 PM
Tricks – Tues. 5:30 PM
Off-Leash Puppy Classes - Sat. 10:30 AM, Sun. 2:30 PM

K-9 Coach Puppy TrainingPuppy Specific

Want to build a lifetime of positive memories with your pup?

It’s not hard if you know what you’re doing and, thankfully, we know what we’re doing!

Whether it’s matchmaker consultations, off-leash socialization classes, private lessons, or our all-inclusive Premier Puppy Package, you and your new puppy are covered at K-9 Coach!

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Designed to address specific behavioral needs most often requested by our customers. Many of these classes are seasonal and are offered on a limited basis.

Drive & Impulse ControlCost: $150 | Class Description

PUSHY PUP?!?!… If your dog wants something, do all manners and common sense go out the window? Do they want it NOW regardless of the consequences?!?!! Patient, calm and polite behaviors are more effective than jumping, pushing, pawing or barking. These behaviors are learned and, just like teaching our human children, should be at the top of our training priority list.

Prerequisite – None. Not appropriate for aggressive dogs.

Thurs. July 18 - Aug. 8 | Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM | Coach: Becca CLOSED
Fri. Aug. 2 - Aug. 23 | Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM | Coach: Becca
Fri. Sept. 6 - Sept. 27 | Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM | Coach: Becca

Heelin' Hounds: Leash Walking | Cost: $150 | Class Description

PERFECT FOR SUMMERTIME! Tired of getting pulled around or tangled in the leash? Wish you could go for a nice run or walk together? This popular course is designed to help you and your dog master the art of leash walking. When weather permits, class are held at predetermined locations in the area.

Prerequisite – Not appropriate for reactive or aggressive dogs.

Thurs. Aug. 29 - Sept. 19 | Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM | Coach: Becca

Manners | Cost: $150 | Class Description

Designed to address our customers most common needs: basic manners and polite behavior including Jumping, Counter Surfing, Begging, Barking, etc… Please do not embarrass me! Get off the couch, stay on your bed, don’t eat that, don’t jump up on our guests!

Fri. Aug. 2 - Aug. 23 | Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM | Coach: Becca
Fri. Sept. 6 - Sept. 27 | Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM | Coach: Becca

My Dog Can Do That! GAMES Class | Cost: $150 | Class Description

Based on the game by acclaimed dog trainer and veterinary behaviorist, Dr. Ian Dunbar. This class focuses on having fun with your dog while learning and showing off through a series of practical, yet challenging behaviors that "My Dog Can Do That!"

Sun. Aug. 4 - Aug. 25 | Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM | Coach: Laurin

In addition to our Open Enrollment sports offerings, the following curriculum-based offerings are designed to provide fun, improved fitness and overall improved behavior and communications with you and your pup. 

NOSEWORK:  was originally inspired by working detection dogs and is a fun search and scenting activity for virtually all dogs and people. This easy to learn activity and sport builds confidence and focus in many dogs, and provides a safe way to keep dogs fit and healthy through mental and physical exercise. More Information

Introduction to OdorCost: $250 | Class Description

Wed. July 10 - Aug. 28 | Time: 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM | Coach: Amy CLOSED

Team K-9: Advanced Trial Prep. | Cost: $150 | Class Description

Thurs. Aug. 1 - Aug. 22 | Time: 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM | Coach: Kathryn