Once your dog has mastered the behaviors taught in Pet Beginners, they're ready for the next challenge. Adding additional behaviors to their repertoire and increasing the difficulty level this class will help proof your dog. Proofing is a way of making sure that your dog is able to behave and listen to your commands even when he’s distracted. You (and your dog) will receive instruction and guidance on learning how to perform the following behaviors: accepting a friendly stranger, sitting politely for petting, appearance and grooming, loose leash walking in the presence of distractions, walking through a crowd, sit and down on command and staying in the presence of distractions, coming when called, properly meeting another dog, reaction to distraction, staying calm while separated from you.
Fee: $60, 6 Week/50 minute session (limited to 8 dogs)
Class location: inside with Air Conditioning at the League's Grey House