Dog Obedience Combo Class (14-Adult)
For owners and pets who have already had at least one dog obedience class session and wish to progress or brush up on levels II, III, and IV.
Dog Obedience I (14-Adult)
Includes home management, discipline and problem solving. Methods employed are affection and restraint. Dogs must be at least 6 months old.
Dog Obedience I Family (9-Adult)
Class is designed for family units of two or three. Handlers learn together how to train their dog to sit, lie down, come, stay and walk on a leash. Class also includes home management and problem solving. No more than three family members and one dog per registration. One adult per family must be present at each class, and all family members must be age 9 or older.
Dog Obedience II (14-Adult)
Prerequisite: Dog and owner must have completed a Fairfax County level I class or have permission of instructor. Dogs must be at least 8 months old and show no signs of aggression. Course will prepare the dog to successfully complete the AKC Canine Good Citizen test given on completion of the course.
K9 Nose Work (14-Adult)
K9 Nose Work is a great way to bond with your dogs, stimulate their curious minds, hone their obedience skills and build their confidence and focus. This class encourages dogs to use their sense of smell and natural instincts to search and problem solve. It also gives them an outlet to use their love of hunting. As a low-impact class, it is perfect for dogs of any age, size and personality.
Puppy Kindergarten (14-Adult)
Puppies 14 to 23 weeks old learn socialization and discipline fundamentals. Puppy owners learn how to address problems such as housebreaking, chewing and jumping. Puppies should wear a buckle collar and be up-to-date with shots.
Rally Obedience (14-Adult)
Prerequisite: Completion of Fairfax County Dog Obedience II or permission of instructor. Rally obedience exercises and corresponding signs from the beginner through expert level are taught. Dogs must show no fear or aggression.
Ring Readiness (14-Adult)
This class prepares you to show your dog at AKC and/or UKC competition dog or rally events. Jumping and retrieving are taught as well as exercises designed to help with competition or rally events. Dogs must have completed the equivalent of Dog Obedience II.