Beginner – For dogs 5 months or older

Beginner – Introduction to having a dog in your life. Discussions on cues, markers and release words, potty training, crate training, desensitization to human touch through handling, and negative behaviors such as nipping and biting. In addition, humans will be taught how to train their dogs to focus, respond to their name, sit, down, leave it, take it, drop it and greet people politely. Introduction to recall, loose leash walking and stay. 7 week class. No dogs attend the first week. Informational/Discussion only.