Intermediate Obedience builds on the concepts taught in basic obedience and a thorough understanding of the verbal marker system, luring, as well as the dog understanding the basic commands are prerequisite. These prerequisites are met by graduating our Basic Obedience course or through private instruction and independent work in these topics specific to our methods. Dogs that require frequent aversives for problem/unwanted behaviors should spend additional time in Basic Obedience. We will intensively work on focused heeling, Sit out of motion, down out of motion, the long down, recall under distraction, the send-out and introduction to the jumps and formal retrieve. We will work in close proximity to other dogs and handlers and teach dogs to ignore these distractions while working. Handlers will learn to modify reward schedules and how to manage drive to intensify behavior. Play rewards will become more frequent and for many dogs will replace food based rewards in this course.
Upcoming Intermediate Obedience Courses
Punch Card Classes
Need Flexibility? Our Year Round Punch Card classes give you the flexibility to train
on your schedule and only pay for the classes you reserve and use.
Classes are $35 per session. Punch cards are $350 for 10 classes plus 2 free classes.
Obedience Classes: Wednesday evenings at 6:30 PM or Saturday mornings at 9 AM
Protection Classes: Wednesday evenings at 7 PM or Saturday mornings at 10:30 AM
RSVP and prepayment is required to reserve your space.
Sessions purchased on a punch card may be used for any obedience or protection classes
No classed are held on holiday weekends. We reserve the right to cancel a class due to inclement weather or an occasional vacation.
Purchase Punch Card
Buy 10 classes and receive 2 FREE with our punch card.
A punch-card is valid for all punch card obedience & protection classes.
Cost: $350 for a total of 12 group classes.
Once you have purchased the punch card, log in to reserve your spot in the classes you desire at the time you desire.