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This class focuses on teaching proper and preventing unwanted behaviors; socialization; and an introduction to basic obedience.

Course Content

    • mouthing
    • house training
    • chewing
    • object possession
    • crate acclimation
    • food-related manners
    • greeting manners
    • grooming/handling
    • puppy frustration coping tools
    • vet visits
    • starting basic obedience (sit, down, stay, come, attention, leash-walking)
    • games
    • socialization

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This class focuses on teaching proper and preventing unwanted behaviors; socialization; age-appropriate manners and obedience skills; off leash socialization, as appropriate.

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We will include skills and strategies for better attention, leash manners, behavior around house guests or household members and overall reliability with new and existing cues. 

Classes

Date/Time: Sunday 9/11-10/9 3:00-4:00pm
Canine Therapy Corps  3918 West Fullerton Ave
Free parking on Sundays.   

Registration: Email dogbehaviorsolutions@comcast.net with Mind your Manners in the subject line.

Cost: $165 for five weeks

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Get started with a solid foundation and a good relationship with your pet by introducing new behaviors and reinforcing familiar ones in the right way.

Course Content

    • Attention
    • Leash walking
    • Sit & down
    • Stay
    • Come
    • Object release
    • Leave it
    • Distraction Settling
    • House & crate manners
    • Home & sidewalk greetings

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Starting with distance and visual barriers, this class teaches a variety of exercises that fall within 4 basic strategies for navigating neighborhood walks with a reactive dog.

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With the help of Leash Reactivity #1 exercises, students practice exercising the best judgment and correct strategies while helping their dogs better navigate leash walks while occupying spaces closer to other dogs.

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This class has a progressive approach allowing students with a varied set of more advanced skill levels to be challenged in achieving personal goals of reliability, consistency, and responsiveness to cues along with an introduction to some fun sports.

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In this first 6-week session you will begin teaching your dog to love searching and prepare him for finding the odor source. This activity is energy expending, confidence-building, and offers great bonding opportunities -- all while your dog gets to be a dog.

Classes

Date/time:  Monday 8/22/22  - 10/03/22 (no class labor day 9/5 );  8:15 pm – 9:15 pm

Criteria for enrollment:  At least five months of age; No experience with or not yet working with odor; While your dog will not be socializing or interacting with other dogs and we will make some use of visual barriers, instruction will be given in a class setting so your dog must be reasonably comfortable in a class setting with other dogs.

Registration:  Contact Bosly’s Backyard at info@boslysbackyard.com to register your dog for this class

Cost: $210 for six weeks

Bring to Class:  a piece of walking/working equipment different from whatever you use to walk your dog; a six-foot leash; lots of small, soft, smelly treats including table food like cheese, chicken, hotdogs etc)

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Students will be introduced to the basics of working their dogs on order in a variety of search areas including interior, exterior, containers, and the exterior of vehicles.

 

Classes

Date/time: Monday 8/22/22  - 10/03/22 (no class labor day 9/5);  5:45 pm – 6:45 pm OR 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bosly's Backyard 4011 N. Ravenswood

Registration:  Contact Bosly’s Backyard at info@boslysbackyard.com to register your dog for this class

Cost: $210 for six weeks

Date/Time: Sunday 9/11-10/9 4:30pm-5:30pm
Canine Therapy Corps  3918 West Fullerton Ave
Free parking on Sundays.   

Registration: Email dogbehaviorsolutions@comcast.net with Mind your Manners in the subject line.

Cost: $225 for five weeks

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With coaching and instruction, students will encounter a variety of search challenges in order to increase their and their dogs' scentwork skills.

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Date/time: Sunday 9/11/22-9/25/22;  7pm - 8pm OR 1:15-2:15pm
Best Friends Windy City Canine Club 1628 N. Elston Ave.

Cost: $105 for three weeks

Registration:  Contact dogbehaviorsolutions@comcast.net with Beginner Nosework in subject line.

Date/time: Tuesday 8/23/22-9/06/22;  7pm - 8pm 
Best Friends Windy City Canine Club 1628 N. Elston Ave.

Cost: $105 for three weeks

Registration:  Contact dogbehaviorsolutions@comcast.net with Beginner Nosework in subject line.

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Ready to have some fun with your best friend both in and out of the snowy weather this winter? Each week we will learn different games for the days it is too cold to go out and add some fun ways to up your game on manners and obedience. Make sure winter is just as fun as spring for your pooch. We will include some indoor sports and wait, leave it, stay, drop it, recall, targeting, fetch basics. All ages and stages welcome.

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