ALL DOGS MUST HAVE A RABIES VACCINATION AND INCLUDE A COPY OF IT WHEN REGISTERING FOR THE CLASS.
Trap Falls Kennel Club
is dedicated to supporting families in becoming responsible dog owners. Training your dog should be an enjoyable, fun and rewarding experience for all members of your family and help to build a bond and healthy relationship between dog and owner . These classes emphasize life skills and household manners using positive reinforcement methods, and will briefly introduce you to a variety of dog sports and other activities which are fun and challenging for you and your dog.
The next series of classes start in March and
are held on Wednesday and Thursday evenings in Shelton. While classes are
ongoing, please email us or call our Training Hot line to find out specific
schedules. Obedience, CGC Prep classes, AKC STAR Puppy are
offered. Rally and Competitive Obedience will also be offered if there is
enough demand for these classes. All classes are held at Pawz for
Wellness, 109 Old Mill Rd, Shelton CT
OUR CLASSES: Family Manners I (Basic Obedience): a 6-week class, $140.
People learn how to be the 'lead' dog in the human-canine relationship, while managing
their dog's behavior with positive reinforcement. Dogs learn polite behavior
like walking nicely on leash and not jumping on or mouthing people and the
basic obedience commands(sit, down, stand, stay, come, leave it and settle).
This class provides a foundation for the Canine Good Citizen class.
Family Manners II:
a 6-week class, $140. The next level in Obedience, reinforcing basic manners, while providing
additional training and more challenging 'real life' situations and
CGC PREP CLASS: (http://www.akc.org/events/cgc/evaluators.cfm?page=4).
Classes are designed to prepare dogs and their owners to pass the
American Kennel Club's Canine Good Citizen test and
you'll end up with a well-trained dog who is a pleasure to be around and
have out in public. Plus the program lays a foundation for activities
like therapy or service dog work, obedience competition, agility,
tracking and other performance events.
The class runs for
8 weeks and costs $190, and includes taking the CGC test on the
Thirty-three state legislatures, including Connecticut,
have passed resolutions recognizing the AKC's Canine Good Citizen
programs as an effective means of providing training and education for
community dog owners.
Because of the nature of the class, no dogs that are aggressive to other dogs or people are permitted in this class. Dogs should have some knowledge of basic commands (sit, down, stay, come) and walking on leash, but need not be perfect to attend class.
AKC STAR PUPPY CLASS: AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy is an exciting new program for dogs under 12 months of age, designed to get dog owners and their puppies off to a good start in obedience and focus techniques; 6 week class, $140.