Training with Kindness
Effective, reward-based training...no need for choke chains, prong collars or shock collars
Serving Richland and Lexington Counties in SC
Serving other counties remotely
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2023 CLASS SCHEDULE
For all classes dogs must be completely friendly to dogs and people.
For a description of the classes, click here
Cost is $175
Tri-City Leisure Center (West Columbia) 2023 Thursday 5:30 p.m.: Thursday June 15, 22, 29, and July 13, 20 and 27. Register now.
Tri-City Leisure Center (West Columbia) 2023 Monday 5:30 p.m.: Monday, June 12, 19, 26, and July 10, 17 and 24. Register now.
Tri-City Leisure Center (West Columbia) 2023 Monday 6:30 p.m.: Monday, June 12, 19, 26, and July 10, 17 and 24. Register now.
Cost is $175
Tri-City Leisure Center (West Columbia) 2023. Thursday, 6:30 p.m.: Thursday June 15, 22, 29, and July 13, 20 and 27. This class is full. Taking names for a waitlist.
Prerequisite: Praise Dog Training Basic Manners
CANINE GOOD CITIZEN PREP AND TEST
Cost is $125
The American Kennel Club (AKC) Canine Good Citizen (CGC) test is a 10 step skill test that shows our community that your dog can be a well-mannered, well-trained dog in public. In this four-week class, we practice the skills for the dog and the handler that are tested. We review the requirements of the test and how the skills are evaluated. The class concludes with the CGC test.
CGC Class schedule: Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m.: June 27, July 11, July 18 and July 25. This class is full.
There is no prerequisite, however dog should have basic obedience skills that have been taught in a positive manner without the use of aversive equipment (choke collars, prong collars or shock collars). Dog should be completely friendly to people and other dogs. Priority for registration will be given to Praise Dog Training graduates.
Puppy Start Right
For puppies under 16 weeks old
Cost is $175
Get your puppy off to the right start with socialization and foundation obedience skills. Tri-City Leisure Center (West Columbia). The next Start Right Puppy class will be held in August. Register now.
Puppies should be no more than 16 weeks old at the beginning of the class session.
OUT ON THE TOWN
This is a drop-in class held at different locations around town. Out on the Town is held the last Saturday of every month. Class size limited to six. Registrations on a first-received, first-registered basis. Cost is $30.
Watch the website for announcements on the Out on the Town lessons. Prerequisite: Praise Dog Training Basic Manners