Specialized Dog Training

Calm and Control | Dog Tricks | Total Recall | Walk This Way | Musical Freestyle

Please note: Tuition maybe transferable, but is not refundable.


Calm & Control

This class based on Leslie McDevit’s popular book called Control Unleashed will help dogs learn how to relax and focus in over-stimulating or stressful situations. Dogs who are easily distracted, or are not able to comfortably work around other dogs should attend. Pet dog owners will also benefit by learning better communication methods and skills to help your dog succeed in everyday life. Eligibility: Basic obedience skills. Note: Not appropriate for aggressive dogs.

 

Calm & Control Classes

Class Information & Cost:

  • Class sessions are one hour per week for six weeks unless noted.
  • This is a popular class and usually has a wait list. To insure your spot in the class, we have had to institute a new policy for Calm and Control classes.
  • Tuition must be paid 7 days in advance of the first class meeting in order to hold a place in this class.
  • Classes for new students are $143 (discounted for advance payment); classes for returning students are $121.  We accept Visa and Mastercard via phone for your convenience.
  • Approximate class size: 6-7

Tuition must be paid 7 days in advance of the first class meeting in order to hold a place in this class.

Calm and Control I Class Times

  • Thursday 12/03/2020 06:15 PM ***FULL***
  • Instructor: Luanne

Who needs Calm & Control Class?

  • Dogs that are uncomfortable or unable to work around other dogs
  • Dog that are easily distracted and have difficulty concentrating
  • Dogs that are reactive or easily aroused
  • Dogs that are anxious or stressed and shut down
  • Dog that are unable to control their impulses when excited

Who should NOT attend Calm & Control Class?

  • Aggressive dogs
  • Dogs with a bite histories (have used biting as a successful method of achieving a desired affect)

Note: Students participating in class should be serious about practicing at home with your dog between classes to get the most out of your class experience (a minimum of four, 15-minute long sessions each week between class is recommended).


Dog Tricks

Have a super-talented pooch who yearns to learn? Does he need a star on his door? Teaching tricks is fun, great mental exercise and a great way to use that extra energy. This class is devoted to learning new tricks and teaching games to your dog to improve their behavior and strengthen your relationship. And it is fun for both owners and dogs! Eligibility: Any Pup-A-Razzi class. Classes include: Tricks I & II.

 

Dog Tricks Classes

Dog Tricks classes consist of six sessions, one hour per week. Tricks I includes basic training methods and foundation tricks including: Sit Pretty, Bow, Paw/Shake, Bang, Roll Over, Circle/Round, Spin/Twist/Dance, Carry, Paw Target, Nose Target, and Crawl.

Tricks II (Advanced Tricks) builds from the foundation set in Tricks I. This is a great class for those interested in dabbling in theater, commercials, TV or movies…or just to wow your friends and neighbors! 

Class Information & Cost:

  • Class sessions are one hour per week for six weeks unless noted.
  • The cost is $127 for six week classes if paid at least one week in advance or $143 if paid the week the class begins.
  • Classes for returning students are $121.
  • Class size is approximately 6-8
  • Eligibility: Training Basics or Puppy Preschool class & 6 months.

Tricks I Class Times


    Tricks II Class Times

    Trick Dog Testing

    Trick Dog Testing Class Times


      Total Recall

      This training class is designed to improve your dog’s recall skills. We explore the reasons your dog might choose to ignore you/not come when called. You will get multiple methods to fix this issue. Ideal for dogs needing work on recall as well as those interested in hunting, agility, obedience, or other sports.
      This class runs four weeks, one hour per week.

       

      Total Recall Classes

      Class Information & Cost:

      • Class sessions are one hour per week for four weeks unless noted.
      • The cost is $85 if paid at least one week in advance or $96 if paid the week the class begins.
      • Classes for returning students are $83.
      • Class size is approximately 6-8

      Total Recall Class Times

      • Sunday 11/29/2020 10:15 AM ***FULL***
      • Instructor: Lucas & Dezi

      Walk THIS Way

      This four-session, one-hour focused lesson is devoted to teaching your dog how to walk on a loose leash using fun exercises and practical tips. It is also a great class for owners who want to train good on-leash behavior to puppies. 

       

      Walk THIS Way Classes

      Class Information & Cost:

      • Class sessions are one hour per week for four weeks unless noted.
      • The cost is $85 if paid at least one week in advance or $96 if paid the week the class begins.
      • Classes for returning students are $83.
      • Class size is approximately 6-8

      Walk this Way Class Times

       

      Walk with Me

      6 Week class focused on Leash manners and Loose Leash Walking.

      • Class sessions are one hour per week for six weeks unless noted.
      • The cost is 180.00
      • Class size is approximately 5 – 6

      Walk With Me Class Times


        Game On!

        New Group Class: Game On! Lvl1

        This class focuses on laying the foundation of a strong working relationship between dog and handler, cues that help provide context for training vs life, and a dog who when working stays engaged, pushes to work, and is ready to play no matter the environment or distractions around you!

        This class is flexible to your sport and is a great option for dogs of all ages, experience levels, and just about every competition goal…who couldn’t use more focus, engagement, trust, and a better relationship with their dog?!

        In this class we’ll be working on skills such as:

        Marker/Communication Systems for Sport Dogs
        Loading Behaviors
        Offered Engagement Game
        Environmental planning for success
        Reward Applications & Management for Sport Dogs
        Toy Skills Assessment
        Environmental Confidence Building

        Class Cost: $180

        This is a 6 week class.

        Game On! Class Times

          Competition Obedience II!

          This is a Competition Obedience Basics Class that will continue to build on your obedience foundations. This class is geared towards teams interested in competing in a variety of obedience based sports.

          Prerequisites: Competition Obedience Foundations, or similar skills. This is a beginner class which is great for dogs that have had an intro to some of the foundation obedience skills already but are still learning and growing their skills.
          Dogs entering this class are advised to have an introduction to the following skills/behaviors. A basic marker system, understand luring, paw target, intro to positions (Sit/Down/Stand- lured is fine), and intro to heelwork/ heel foundations. If you have any questions on if your dog would be appropriate for this class, please feel free to message us!

          In this class we will be working on continuing to build a variety of skill, such as:

          • Clear Communication for our Sport Dogs
          • Competition Heel Foundations
          • Formal Position Foundations (Sit/Down/Stand)
          • Wrap Poles
          • Handling Tolerance for Sport Work
          • Body Awareness Exercises
          • Toy Play, and using toys as a reward

          ‘Competition Obedience’ is a 6 week class, starting Sunday August 16th at 11:30am. Cost is $180

          Competition Obedience II Class Times

            Sport Dog

            Are you dreaming of doing some sports with your canine partner ?

            This class will get you started with the foundations for sports!

            Sport Dog Class Times

              Stunt Dog is live trick dog performance!

              Do you and your dog need a new challenge? Want to get some ring experience in a friendly, low-pressure environment?  Just want something fun to do with your canine pal?

              Stunt Dog titles are awarded through live ring trials through the Do More With Your Dog organization. It is a structured rule-set where every competitor follows the same 9 exercises (except for the Champion level, which allows creativity). Stunt Dog titles are also recognized by AKC.

              We will cover the rules, skills, tips and tricks needed to successfully complete the four Foundation levels of Stunt Dog competition.  Then you’ll be ready to join us for the first Northwest Stunt Dog Trial held here at Pup-a-Razzi in October!

              This is a beginning level class, no experience is required.  However, previous Trick Dog classes and titles through Do More With Your Dog are helpful.

              • Class sessions are one hour to one and a half hours per week for four weeks unless noted.
              • The cost is $85 for four week classes if paid at least one week in advance or $96 if paid the week the class begins.
              • Classes for returning students are $83.
              • Class size is approximately 6-8

              Stunt Dog Prep Novice Class Times

                Stunt Dog Prep Open & Up Class Times