Our Puppy classes are based on Dr. Jennifer Messer’s, DVM, “The Kinderpuppy Course”. We have also included AKC’s S.T.A.R. Puppy program. Evaluations will be given during the last class of Kinderpuppy II. All breeds of dogs, including mixed breeds, are welcome to participate in all of our classes.

Next Class Session

Kinder Puppy & Beginning Manners Orientation 12/28/2020

Next session classes start 01/04/2021

*class session may be extended to make up classes canceled for inclement winter weather


Click here to Email the Class Coordinator to register


2021 Session Dates:

Session 1: Orientation 12/28; Class 01/04 - 02/22

Session 2: Orientation 03/16; Class 03/22 - 05/10

Session 3: Orientation 05/24; Class 06/07 - 08/02

Session 4: Orientation 08/09; Class 08/16 - 10/11

Session 5: Orientation 10/18; Class 10/23 - 12/13



Kinderpuppy I

Monday evenings, 6:30pm-7:30pm

Class Cost


$100 for one 8-week session, $160 for a punch card covering 2 consecutive 8-week class sessions ($40 savings). These cards must be used in two consecutive obedience sessions (for example summer and fall, or winter and spring) and only by the person who purchased it.


This eight-week class is for dogs that are too old for puppy classes (roughly five to six months and older) with minimal or no prior training experience.  This class will include:

Puppy Classes

If you wish, you may take the AKC Canine Good Citizen test at the end of this class session.


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Distraction and proofing exercises
Walking politely on a leash
Sit, Down, Stand, Stay, and Come without luring
Self-control
Calming techniques
Eliminating jumping on people
TargetingAttention work with distractions
Obedience games
... and more!


This eight-week class is for dogs who have completed a Puppy or Beginning Manners Class and is based on building a better relationship with your dog.  This class will include:


This eight-week class is for puppies between 8 and 18 weeks old (16 weeks old or younger on the first day of class). In this class your puppy has the opportunity to socialize with other puppies and people. You will learn how to handle typical puppy training issues including:

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Class Times

Puppy and Manners classes take place on Monday evenings:


Registration for the October session of Puppy & Manners Classes is now open! Click here to email the Class Coordinator to register.


Kinder Puppy I: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Kinder Puppy II: 7:45pm - 8:45pm
Beyond the Basics: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Beginning Manners: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Junior Manners: 7:45pm - 8:45pm
Advanced Manners (AKC CGC): 7:45pm - 8:45pm

Name recognition
Impulse control
The basic 5: sit, down, come, leave it, stay
Sound desensitization/spook proofing
Resource guarding
Bite inhibition
Housebreaking/Crate training
Calming techniques
Walking on a leash
Greeting people
Attention work
Leave it, take it, give it
Jumping inhibition
... and more!

Junior Manners

Monday evenings, 7:45pm-8:45pm

Monday evenings, 7:45pm-8:45pm
This eight-week class is for puppies who have completed Kinderpuppy I. In this class your puppy will continue to have the opportunity to socialize with other puppies and people. You will learn how to put your dog training skills from Kinderpuppy I to practical use. This class includes:

Beginning Manners

Monday evenings, 6:30pm-7:30pm

Class Cost


$100 for one 8-week session, $160 for a punch card covering 2 consecutive 8-week class sessions ($40 savings). These cards must be used in two consecutive obedience sessions (for example summer and fall, or winter and spring) and only by the person who purchased it.

Socialization with other pups and people
Controlling jumping and play biting
Sit, Down, Stand, Stay, and Come without luring
Leave it/Take it/Give it
Distraction and proofing exercises
Integrating obedience with life rewards
Walking politely on a leash
Sending to a “place” (mat, bed, crate, etc.)
AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy evaluation
… and more!

Manners Classes

Socialization with other dogs and people
Walking politely on a leash
Sit, Down, Stand, Stay, and Come
Leave it/Take it/Give it
Attention Work
Eliminating jumping on people
Self-control
Calming techniques
TargetingTeaching tricks
Obedience games
... and more!

Kinderpuppy II

Puppy & Manners Classes