Puppy Kindergarten Class: Bring your pup to Peaceable Paws for puppy socialization, play time, cognition games and puppy good manners training. Youíll teach your pup the cue ďSitĒ as a default behavior (what heíll do when he isnít sure what to do), and teach the following behaviors: Down, Come, Walk Away and Polite Leash Walking. Be the first on the block to teach your pup puzzle games, and shape or color discrimination, as well as the awesome game of choice. Learn how to give your pup more cognitive skills and choice in his life and in the process get better voluntary co-operation and build a stronger relationship. Itís a win/win! This class offers a rolling enrollment plan; you can take up to 8 weeks to complete 6 classes. Each class is 60 minutes. 8 pup limit per class. 6 Weeks $150. Accepting pups from 8 weeks up to 14 WEEKS old at registration. We will skip classes the week of May 29th (Memorial Day) and the week of July 4th.
Basic Good Manners:If you and your dog missed out on Basic Good Manner training, we have good news Ė itís not too late! In this class the two of you will learn sit, down, wait, walk away, polite leash walking, and many more that are important for a dog to know in order to be a well-behaved canine citizen. Training improves communication between you and your dog, strengthens your relationship, and increases the odds that he will be a well-loved member of your family for the rest of his life. For dogs and puppies 8 weeks and older. $150 for 7 weeks. All classes will be held at the time listed below. The first class serves as an orientation and is WITHOUT DOGS. Maximum 6 dogs per class. We will skip classes the week of May 29th (Memorial Day) and the week of July 4th.
FULLJune Basic Good Manners - Monday Starts Jun 19, 2017 at 7:30 pm Cost: 150.00 July Basic Good Manners - Thursday Starts Jul 13, 2017 at 6:00 pm Cost: 150.00 Register August Basic Good Manners - Monday Starts Aug 21, 2017 at 7:30 pm Cost: 150.00 Register September Basic Good Manners - Thursday Starts Sep 14, 2017 at 6:00 pm Cost: 150.00 Register October Basic Good Manners - Monday Starts Oct 23, 2017 at 7:30 pm Cost: 150.00 Register
Nose Games:Every dog’s nose is 10,000 to 100,000 times stronger than the human nose. Learn how to work and play with your dog’s marvelous sense of smell; watch him find hidden treats and toys – even hidden humans! Your dog will love you for this one… Instructor: Pat Miller, Prerequisite: Basic Good Manners or equivalent. $150
Nose Games for Dogs Starts Jul 12, 2017 at 7:30 pm Cost: 150.00 Register
Fidos on the Farm
Fidos on the Farm
Here's a not-to-be missed opportunity for weekly hikes in the woods with your dog! This class gives you the opportunity to practice your dog's good manners skills in the great outdoors with squirrels, deer, groundhogs and other real-world distractions. You can also teach him to climb on or jump over fallen logs, swim in the pond (watch out for the snapping turtle!) and just enjoy life on the farm. Instructor: Pat Miller. Prerequisite: Peaceable Paws Basic Good Manners class or prior approval. $150 for 6 weeks. Max. 6 dogs.
Fidos on the Farm Starts Jul 12, 2017 at 6:00 pm Cost: 150.00 Register
Therapy Dog Prep
Therapy Dog Prep
Want to give back to your community by doing Animal Assisted Therapy? This class will teach you and your dog necessary therapy partner skills. We’ll take Sit, Down, Stay, Come and Leave It to the next level, with increased distractions and challenging set-ups. You’ll learn how to read your dog’s body language, as well as a few extras like tricks and polite greetings! Please note that in order to qualify as a therapy dog team, you must take the Pet Partners online handlers course ($70) and register before taking an evaluation exam (nominal fee), which will be held after Therapy Dog Prep class concludes. Class prerequisite: Must be PPaws Good Manners graduate or receive instructor’s approval. 6 weeks / $150. Instructor: Jill Freifeld .
Pet Partners requirements: Dogs must be at least 1 year old, have lived with you for at least 6 months, current rabies vaccination, no antibiotics, antifungals or immunosuppressants, and not be fed a raw protein diet.
Therapy Dog Prep Starts Jul 11, 2017 at 6:00 pm Cost: 150.00 Register
How nice to have a dog you can play fetch games with, and who will bring you stuff when you need or want it. This class will help you teach your dog a sold retrieve. Must be a PPaws Good Manners Graduate or receive instructors approval. 6 weeks / $150. Instructor: Jill Freifeld