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Group Classes To register for a class please see the homepage or call 248-681-4201.

AKC S.T.A.R.Puppy Program

Beginner_obedience

Intermediate obedience  (CGC)

Advanced obedience

Agility

 

Canine Resolution's classes are held in a 3000 sq. ft. training center. The floors are covered in rubber matting to provide safety and comfort for you and your dog. In our classes we explain and demonstrate the exercises, then you have time to practice. People learn more through practicing so we allow every customer alot of time to practice the lesons that we teach.We keep our classes under eight dog owner teams. With every class we provide Canine Resolution's Complete training solution book for reading at home and we are availiable by phone, email or you can stop in with any questions that you may have. To make sure your dog is placed in the correct class, give Canine Resolution a call for a free phone consultation.Group classes are offered to gain  obedience control. Dogs with serious behavioral issues such as aggression, fears or phobias should first be treated  in a behavioral counseling session. Please refer to our private lesson page for behavioral counseling.  To register for a class please go to the classes on the homepage  or call 248-681-4201. A $50.00 non refundable deposit is required to register. You must show proof of up to date vaccines including a kennel cough preventative at the first class.


 

       

                                         AKC Star Puppy Class

                              Socialization* Training* Activity* Responsibility                        

        (This class is for puppies under 6 Months old; we do not mix young puppies with adult dog’s)

    Click the link to read an article about Canine Resolution's puppy class in the AKC evaluator news.

    www.akc.org/pdfs/cgc/eval_newsletter/0309.pdf

     At Canine Resolution, our goal is to help each dog and handler reach their highest potential. In order to achieve this goal, our AKC STAR Puppy program begins with a lesson for people only. Before you are ever placed into a group situation with your dog, you will learn all the basics that are necessary for success. This is the perfect way to start your new puppy in the learning process and help them reach their full potential. This eight week class reinforces good behavior patterns and forms good habits during their critical socialization period. In this class your puppy will learn social skills and be introduced to basic obedience. We will also address common puppy problems such as house breaking, chewing, nipping, and jumping. This program was designed to prevent bad behaviors from forming, to build your puppies confidence and establish a leadership role as the owner.

     When you complete our puppy training class (taught by an AKC Approved CGC Evaluator) your puppy will be eligible to be enrolled in the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program. Your instructor will administer the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy test at the end of the course. Upon passing the test, you'll get an application to send to AKC® for enrollment in the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program. All puppies are welcome to participate in the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program including purebreds and mixed breeds.

     (No prerequisite)

    Fee for eight  group classes = $199.00

    Fee includes eight group classes that meet once per week and detailed handouts and homework that cover the curriculum. Puppies who pass the AKC S.T.A.R requirements will receive the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Medal. You and your puppy will be listed in the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy records. In addition, you’ll also receive our AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy package that includes:

    • A beautiful, frame able certificate designating your puppy is in the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy records at AKC
    • AKC Puppy Handbook, a valuable resource
    • Discount to enroll in AKC Companion Animal Recovery Corporation, a 24-hour recovery service
    • Ongoing Monthly Email Newsletter: You’re AKC. This includes training tips and up-to-date information every dog owner needs to know.

 

 

 

                                                  Beginner Obedience

                                                                               (For dogs over 6 months)

At Canine Resolution, our goal is to help each dog and handler reach their highest potential. In order to achieve this goal, your first Beginner obedience class is an orientation for people only. In this lesson you will learn all the basics that are necessary for success. After the first class you will bring your dog to the remaining group classes. This program is the perfect avenue to get the control needed to make your dog the perfect pet. This class covers more than just basic obedience commands. It teaches you proper handling skills improves your relationship with your canine companion and helps your dog gain self-control. Beginner obedience is the foundation for the Intermediate obedience class, where your dog works on his or her Canine Good Citizen skills along with our advanced exercises.

Fee includes eight group classes that meet once per week, detailed handouts and homework that cover the curriculum 

 (No prerequisite)

(Class is limited to 8 handler/dog teams per class,a new class starts every Month )

Fee for eight group classes = $199.00 


You will learn:

·         Basics of behavior modification

·         House rules for good manners

·         Learning theory

·         How to socialize your dog properly

·         Helpful hints to training your dog

·         Training Terms

·         Canine Resolutions Leadership program

·         How to teach your dog to walk with a loose leash and Heel

·         To sit, Lay down and Stay

         To Touch

·         To Wait (not to follow you)

·         To Come when called

·         Look: To pay attention when you need them

·         Leave-it: To leave object alone when told

         Drop and Take

                                                  

                                       

                                Intermediate/ CGC group class

 

Our Intermediate obedience program is offered for those who are looking for increased control with a higher level of distractions at a greater distance. In this class we will work on the skills required to pass the American Kennel Club’s Canine Good Citizen test (CGC).

CGC is a certification program that is designed to reward dogs who have good manners at home and in the community. The Canine Good Citizen Program is a two-part program that stresses responsible pet ownership for owners and basic good manners for dogs. All dogs who pass the 10-step CGC test may receive a certificate from the American Kennel Club. This test is offered for purebreds and mixed breeds as well.

 

     Fee includes four group classes that meet once per week, detailed handouts and homework that cover the curriculum.  This class is designed to be repeated until you and your dog can pass the CGC test.       

( Graduation of Canine Resolution's Beginner obedience is pre-requisite to this class)

(Class is limited to 8 handler/dog teams per class)

Fee: $99.00


 

                                                   Advanced obedience

 In this class we will work on off leash obedience, tricks, freestyle heel work, scent work, rally and ring obedience. Each week offers something new and interesting. Advanced is offered every Month and is a 4 week course.

This class is limited to the first 8 dog/ handler teams

 

Graduation of our Intermediate class is pre-requisite to this class

 

Fee: $99.00 per Month.



Agility

Agility is where a handler directs a dog through various obstacles, such as tunnels, weave polls, jumps, and many other fun things. Agility is great exercise. It builds your dog's confidence, while developing a strong relationship between dog and handler. Agility  is a 4 week class that is an introduction to agility obstacles.This class can be repeated until you and your dog understand and can navigate the obstacles successfully.

Fee includes four classes that meet once per week.

(Graduation of a Beginner obedience class is pre-requisite to this class)

Fee: $99.00


                                

 

  

 

 
 
     
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