Group dog training classes offer a great opportunity for you and your dog to work around lots of different distractions as well as socialize with new dogs and people.
*All classes except Dogs About Town, are held at the Peterborough Community Center on Elm St.*
Wicked Good Puppy Foundations: This class is geared toward puppies 2-4 months old. We will go over basic puppy issues like house training, body handling, socialization, nipping and jumping. We will also work on the basic behaviors of sit, down, wait, leash walking, coming when called and leave it. To find out more and to register, visit www.peterboroughrec.com
Wicked Good Basic Manners: This 6-week class is for dogs 6months+ We work on the basic manners such as sit, down, polite greetings, leash walking, wait/stay, coming when called and more. This class runs periodically throughout the year. To find out more and to register, visit www.peterboroughrec.com
Wicked Good Advanced Manners: This class builds on the behaviors learned in the Wicked Good Basic Manners class. Dogs will work around greater distractions, execute more reliable and precise behaviors and strengthen any behaviors that are not as consistent. Pre-requisite: Wicked Good Basic Manners or equivalent. To find out more and to register, visit www.peterboroughrec.com
Wicked Good Public Manners: This 6-week class works on the public manners your dog needs to be a polite member of the community. Leash manners, calm behavior around distractions, leave it and polite greetings are the main focus of this class. This class runs periodically throughout the year. To find out more and to register, visit www.peterboroughrec.com
Reactive Rover: Does your dog have a hard time out in public on leash? Does he bark, lunge or growl at cars, people or other dogs? Are you afraid he will pull you down or hurt someone? This class is for you. This intensive 6-week class teaches you and your dog alternative behaviors when faced with any of these things. This class runs sporadically throughout the year. To find out more and to register, visit www.peterboroughrec.com
Wicked Good Leash Manners: This 4 week class focuses on attention to you and polite leash manners when out and about. You will learn how to keep your dogs’ attention while on walks and how to stop the pulling on leash. This class is appropriate for puppies and dogs 8 weeks and up. To find out more and to register, visit www.peterboroughrec.com
Dogs About Town Class: This seasonal class is geared towards dogs that have completed Wicked Good Basic Manners, or an equivalent obedience class. We work on your dog’s public manners in and around Peterborough. To find out more and to register, visit www.peterboroughrec.com
**Coming in 2018**
Puppy Social Skills: For puppies 8-16 wks. This 4 week class focuses on developing your puppy’s social skills with people and other dogs as well as safely and positively introducing them to new things in their environment. Body handling, name recognition and novel stimulus (new and strange stuff) is all worked on in this class, as is teaching owners how to read their puppy’s body language and play style.
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