dogs ages 8 weeks to 5 months
Puppy Basics -4 sessions, meeting weekly, $215
Saturdays, May 13 - June 10, 2023, NO CLASS MAY 27 (9:30am – 10:30am)
Saturdays, June 17 - July 15, No Class July 1 (9:30AM to 10:30AM) Pups ages 8 wks to 4 months or under 20lbs
Saturdays, July 22 - August 12 (9:30AM to 10:30AM) Pups ages 8 wks to 4 months or under 20lbs
Wednesdays, May 31 - June 21 (5:30PM – 6:30PM)
Wednesdays, June 28 - July 26, No Class July 5 (5:30PM – 6:30PM)
Wednesdays, August 2 - August 23 (5:30PM - 6:30PM)
Sundays, June 11 - July 9, No Class July 2 (1:30PM to 2:30PM)
Sundays, July 16 - August 6 (3:00PM-4:00PM)
Puppy Playtime: add on structured socializations on Wednesdays or Saturdays; $20 per session or $17 per session if purchased in a multi visit package
Wednesdays (6:30PM to 7:15PM): Instructor: Mel Kreachbaum
Saturdays (10:30AM to 11:15AM): Instructor: Emily Wolf, Senior Instructor
Beyond Puppy Basics
dogs ages 3 months to 8 months & completed a first time puppy class
Beyond Basics for Puppies & Adolescents -4 sessions, meeting weekly, $215
Saturdays, June 17 - July 15, No Class July 1 (12:30PM to 1:30PM) Instructor: Emily Wolf
Saturdays, July 22 - August 12 (12:30PM-1:30PM) Instructor: Emily Wolf
Adult Dog Classes
Basic Manners - 4 weeks, $215
Appropriate for any non-reactive dog over 6 months
Tuesdays, July 18 - August 8 (5:30pm – 6:30pm) Instructor: Leslie Csokasy, Senior Instructor
Saturdays, July 8 - July 29, 2023 (2:30PM to 3:30PM) Instructor: Ethan Lee
Sundays, June 11 - July 9, No Class July 2 (2:45PM – 3:45PM) Susan Shearer, Senior Instructor
Sundays, July 16 - August 6 (4:15PM – 5:15PM) Susan Shearer, Senior Instructor
Beyond Basics (Level 2) for Juvenile and Adult Dogs, Tuition $215
Beyond Basic is a unique class designed to take you and your dog to the next level in the development of real-world ready basic skills and teamwork. This class uses super fun interactive games and activities to nourish relationship, boost communication and inspire cooperation, all while engaging in effective, stimulating and practical dog training.
Appropriate for any non-reactive dog over 8 months; Pre-requisite Basic Class
Thursdays, June 29 - July 20 (7:30PM - 8:30PM) Instructor: Deborah Gabbert MS, CPDT KA
Walking in Harmony – 4 weeks Tuition: $215
Appropriate for any non reactive dog over 6 months; Pre-requisite Basic Class or Instructor Approval
In Walking in Total Harmony (WITH) you will learn how to turn loose leash walking struggles into strengths, developing skills and concepts that boost your relationship and turn walking the dog into walking WITH – Walking in (Total) Harmony! Using dog-friendly, positive reinforcement-based strategies you will learn how to create a walking experience both you and your dog can enjoy.
Thursdays, July 27 - August 17 (7:30PM-8:30PM) Instructor: Deborah Gabbert MS, CPDT KA
Recall Rodeo for Juvenile and Adult Dogs, Tuition $215
Appropriate for any non-reactive dog over 6 months; Pre-requisite Basic Class or Instructor Approval
A rockin’ recall is vital for your dog’s safety and for off-leash reliability. And let’s face it, you love to see your dog running joyfully to join you, right? When you have confidence that your dog loves to come when called, there is the possibility of more freedom and fun for your dog. In Recall Rodeo, we will break it all down, using fun games and simple, but powerful exercises to bolster the building blocks of a rockin’ recall, while cultivating real-world off leash reliability.
Thursdays, June 1 - June 22 (7:30PM -8:30PM) Instructor: Deborah Gabbert MS, CPDT KA
** Please note that all dogs must be social and able to work in a class setting. Absolutely no reactive or aggressive dogs since we will be working off leash.
Reactive to Reliable, - 5 weeks, 90 minutes Tuition: $325
a class for dogs with leash reactivity & challenging behaviors and their owners
Sundays, June 11 - July 16, NO CLASS July 2 (11:00AM - 12:30PM) Instructor: Deborah Gabbert MS, CPDT KA, and Susan Shearer, Senior Instructor
**Please note that session 1 on June 11 is without dogs. Information on what to bring and how class is conducted is an important part of the overall success of this course for dogs with challenging behaviors
Backyard Agility, Level 1 Adult Dogs Tuition: $215
Appropriate for any non-reactive dog over 10 months:
Sundays, July 16 - August 6 (1:30PM-2:30PM)
Noses Know Class: 4 weeks, Tuition: $215
A just for pure fun and enrichment a class to teach you how to collaborate with your dog to encourage the use of their most powerful sense organ-their nose! Appropriate for any non-reactive dog over 6 months; MUST BE DOG FRIENDLY
Level 1: Thursdays, June 29 - July 20, 2023 (5:00PM to 6:00PM)
Level 1: Thursdays, July 27 - August 17 (5:00PM to 6:00PM)
Level 2: Saturdays, May 13 - June 10, NO CLASS ON MAY 27 (2:30pm-3:30pm)
NEW! The Kingdom of Barksalot: 1 Session, Free!
A complimentary one-hour class for current Great Dog daycare and overnight care clients. We will help you understand why dogs bark & share ideas for working with your dog who is prone to excessive barking. This is important to you and us too, as we hope to maintain a peaceful setting for the dogs in our care and our neighborhood. We will be sending invitations to you if we have been working with your dog’s barking while with us. Dogs bark for many reasons so come learn all about barking and how to solve this challenging situation. Taught by Judi, our co-owner and certified professional dog trainer, so get ready to have some fun while learning!
Resuming Barksalot Soon!
NEW! Let's Talk About It! (Not Bark About It): 4 Weeks, Tuition: $215
"Let's Talk About It! (Not Bark About It)" is a follow up to our Kingdom of Barksalot Workshop. We will continue to work on techniques and skills to reduce barking. As opposed to our Barksalot Workshop, in this class you will be practicing these skills along side your canine companion against real world triggers for your dog.
NEW CLASSES COMING SOON
NEW FOR 2023! Terrier Class: 4 Weeks, Tuition: $215
Let’s get it right from the get-go….TERRIERS ARE AWESOME! If you love terriers, you already know that they are fabulous, fierce, and sometimes fiendish! This class will enhance your life and your dog’s by providing a means of effective relationship building and learning how to better communicate. Humans and canines can co-exist because both species have worked to find a common ground for living, playing, and learning together. Terriers add some challenges when it comes to canine-human interactions because they are confident that they should be the bosses. Learn training tactics well-founded on how terriers think and learn. The class size is small; only 5 dogs, to ensure a great time for dogs and people. All terrier breeds and mixed terriers are welcome. NOT APPROPRIATE FOR REACTIVE-DOG AGGRESSIVE terriers.
Level 1: Saturdays, June 24 - July 15, 2023 (4:00PM to 5:00PM) Instructor: Judith Anderson-Wright MA CPDT KA
NEW!!! Level 2: More Terrier Tactics! Saturdays, May 13 - June 17, NO CLASS ON MAY 27 (4:00PM-5:00PM) **must have completed Terrier Tactics Level 1 or have instructor's approval**
Smarty Dog! 4 Weeks, Tuition: $215
Learn how to teach your puppies and dogs interesting and motivating basic tricks and how to identify different shapes and toys. This is a great class to build relationships, listening and comprehensive skills. Appropriate for any non-reactive dog over 6 months; must be dog friendly.
Saturdays, June 17 - July 8, 2023 (2:30PM-3:30PM)
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11333 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98125
Monday - Friday 7am - 7pm
Saturday 10am - 5:00pm
Closed Sundays and Holidays