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

Fall Quarter 2019 – Class Schedule

**Skip Halloween & Thanksgiving Holiday Classes – Nov. 27 – Dec. 1

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 Halloween & Thanksgiving Nov. 27 - Dec. 1


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.

Holiday Manners | Cost: $150 | Class Description

JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS!!! Please do not embarrass me! Get off the couch, stay on your bed, don’t eat that, don’t jump up on our guests! This popular course addresses our customers most common needs: basic manners and polite behavior including Jumping, Counter Surfing, Begging, Barking, etc…

Prerequisite – None. Not appropriate for aggressive dogs.

Tues. Oct. 15 - Nov. 5 | Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM | Coach: Laurin
Tues. Nov. 19 - Dec. 10 | Time: 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM | Coach: Laurin

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

PERFECT FOR FALL! 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. Oct. 3 - Oct. 24 | Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM | Coach: Becca

Sun. Nov. 17 - Dec. 15 | Time: 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM | Coach: Laurin

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Parkour | Cost: $200 | Class Description

Dog parkour, sometimes known as urban agility, is an activity based on the same principles. It is a challenging, but fun, physical activity in which the dogs learn to interact with their environment.

Thurs. Nov. 7 - Dec. 19 | Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM | Coach: Becca

AKC Tricks: Novice | Cost: $200 | Class Description

From the 1920’s and 1940’s when trick dogs such as Rin Tin Tin and Lassie won peoples’ hearts, trick dog training has become one of the most exciting areas in the dog training world. A total of 10 tricks are required to earn the AKC Novice Trick Dog title. Tricks taught include: balance beam, speak, crawl, fetch, find it, get it, get in it, get on it, hand signals, high five, hold, jump, kennel up, kiss, paws up, push-ups, shake hands, spin in circle, touch, tunnel and more.

Tues. Nov. 12 - Dec. 17 | Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 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

Sun. Oct. 6 - Nov. 10 | Time: 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM | Coach: Laurin
Mon. Oct. 7 - Nov. 11 | Time: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM | Coach: Becca
Tues. Oct. 8 - Nov. 12 | Time: 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM | Coach: Laurin 

Thurs. Oct. 10 - Nov. 21 | Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM | Coach: Becca

*Skip 10/31

Fri. Nov. 8 - Dec. 20 | Time: 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM | Coach: Becca

*Skip 11/29

Sat. Nov. 9 - Dec. 21 | Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM | Coach: Becca

*Skip 11/30

Mon. Nov. 18 - Dec. 23 | Time: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM | Coach: Becca


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

Sun. Oct. 6 - Nov. 24 | Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM | Coach: Laurin
Tues. Oct. 8 - Nov. 26 | Time: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM | Coach: Laurin

Thurs. Oct. 10 - Dec. 12 | Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM | Coach: Becca

*Skip 10/31 & 11/28

Fri. Oct. 25 - Dec. 20 | Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM | Coach: Becca

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Sat. Oct. 26 - Dec. 21 | Time: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM | Coach: Becca

*Skip 11/30


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

Thurs. Oct. 10 - Dec. 12 | Time: 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM | Coach: Becca

*Skip 10/31 & 11/28


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 Nosework Cost: $250 | Class Description

Wed. Oct. 16 - Dec. 4 | Time: 6:15 PM – 7:45 PM | Coach: Kathryn

 

Introduction to CompetitionCost: $250 | Class Description

Wed. Oct. 9 - Dec. 4 | Time: 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM | Coach: Amy

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Team K-9 | Cost: $250 | Class Description

Wed. Oct. 16 - Dec. 4 | Time: 8:00 PM – 9:30 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.

Holiday Manners | Cost: $150 | Class Description

JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS!!! Please do not embarrass me! Get off the couch, stay on your bed, don’t eat that, don’t jump up on our guests! This popular course addresses our customers most common needs: basic manners and polite behavior including Jumping, Counter Surfing, Begging, Barking, etc…

Prerequisite – None. Not appropriate for aggressive dogs.

Tues. Oct. 15 - Nov. 5 | Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM | Coach: Laurin
Tues. Nov. 19 - Dec. 10 | Time: 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM | Coach: Laurin

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

PERFECT FOR FALL! 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. Oct. 3 - Oct. 24 | Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM | Coach: Becca

Sun. Nov. 17 - Dec. 15 | Time: 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM | Coach: Laurin

*Skip 12/01

Parkour | Cost: $200 | Class Description

Dog parkour, sometimes known as urban agility, is an activity based on the same principles. It is a challenging, but fun, physical activity in which the dogs learn to interact with their environment.

Thurs. Nov. 7 - Dec. 19 | Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM | Coach: Becca

AKC Tricks: Novice | Cost: $150 | Class Description

From the 1920’s and 1940’s when trick dogs such as Rin Tin Tin and Lassie won peoples’ hearts, trick dog training has become one of the most exciting areas in the dog training world. A total of 10 tricks are required to earn the AKC Novice Trick Dog title. Tricks taught include: balance beam, speak, crawl, fetch, find it, get it, get in it, get on it, hand signals, high five, hold, jump, kennel up, kiss, paws up, push-ups, shake hands, spin in circle, touch, tunnel and more.

Tues. Nov. 12 - Dec. 17 | Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 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 Nosework Cost: $250 | Class Description

Wed. Oct. 16 - Dec. 4 | Time: 6:15 PM – 7:45 PM | Coach: Kathryn

 

Introduction to CompetitionCost: $250 | Class Description

Wed. Oct. 9 - Dec. 4 | Time: 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM | Coach: Amy

*Skip 11/27

Team K-9 | Cost: $250 | Class Description

Wed. Oct. 16 - Dec. 4 | Time: 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM | Coach: Kathryn

Parkour | Cost: $200 | Class Description

Dog parkour, sometimes known as urban agility, is an activity based on the same principles. It is a challenging, but fun, physical activity in which the dogs learn to interact with their environment.

Thurs. Nov. 14 - Dec. 12 | Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM | Coach: Becca