Basic Obedience

Training should be the best time in a dog's life!

Basic Obedience will build on the concepts taught in our Puppy Foundations course but Puppy Foundations is not a prerequisite.  We focus on cementing the understanding of the verbal marker system, teaching and reinforcing the basic commands.  The basic commands will be taught in English and German. You may select the commands you wish to use.  The basic behaviors taught include sit, down, stand, come, stay, heel, free walk without pulling, use touch pads, and the basic positions of front, right, heel (left), middle (between the feet). You will learn how to take the basics of obedience and apply them to real life situations in your home and in public. You will learn how to lure your dog into positions and how to properly manage our dog’s energy. We will teach you how to utilize the Audax Protocol to teach your dog to offer you specific positive behaviors when stresses or unpleasant stimuli and/or distractions are present.  Handlers will also learn how to condition desired behavioral responses to environmental stimuli to produce dogs whose focus on the handler actually intensifies when other dogs are around.  Handlers will learn how to properly play with their dogs as a reward and how to elicit the out (release of the toy) and begin to condition the retrieve.  We will teach you the appropriate methods and time to introduce pressure and aversive stimuli (correction.) Dogs with problem/unwanted behaviors will be taught proper ones to replace them. 

Upcoming Courses

Weekly Saturdays for 8 weeks

August 8 - October 3, 2020

3:00 - 4:00 PM 

Course fee: $240 per dog/handler team.

*No class will be held on Labor Day Weekend.

Weekly Thursdays for 8 weeks

August 6 - September 24, 2020

6:00 - 7:00 PM 

Course fee: $240 per dog/handler team.​

Weekly Saturdays for 8 weeks

September 26 - November 14, 2020

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM 

Course fee: $240 per dog/handler team.​

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Drop In Classes

All group classes now require RSVP's and prepayment to reserve our space.

Weekly Saturdays

9 AM - 10 AM

$30 per class. Purchase a punch card for 10 drop in group sessions and receive 2 free group sessions.

Weekly Wednesdays

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

$30 per class. Purchase a punch card for 10 drop in group sessions and receive 2 free group sessions.

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Jason Brown, Head Trainer

Main Location: Snohomish, WA     

Private Sessions offered weekly in

Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond & Sammamish

Cancellation, Refund & Rescheduling Policy: 

Group Classes & Courses, Private Training Sessions & Board and Train Services are non refundable. 


Private Training Appointments:

Weekday appointments may be rescheduled with at least 48 hours notice prior to your appointment time.  Saturday appointments require 5 business days notice to transfer your payment to a future appointment due to limited availability. Short notice cancellations and no-shows are non-refundable & non-transferable. 


Deposits for board & train packages may be transferred to a future date with a minimum of 14 days notice from the date of check in. Board & Train cancellations with less than 14 days notice are non refundable and non transferable. 

Merchandise may be returned within 30 days of purchase with receipt, tags attached and new, unopened condition for a full refund. All opened and/or used items will be at the discretion of management. No merchandise refunds are given after 30 days from the date of purchase.

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