On The 'Spot' Dog Training Group Classes are a great place for guardians to learn to train their dogs and have the economic benefit of a group setting. Dogs have the opportunity to socialize with new people and new dogs while learning to listen and obey in a distracting environment. Our training is family focused so bring the kids!
Safety Dog Class
Teach your dog to be your safety partner as she learns to "Watch Your Back" while you unlock doors, turn on touch lights throughout the house, bark and growl on command and more!
Puppy Jumpstart is a FREE Puppy Class open to pups 6 weeks to 20 weeks old. This is class meets one time ONLY for 1 hour. Focus is placed on proper puppy socialization and on educating guardians regarding: housetraining, chewing, and nipping behaviors. Puppy Jumpstart can be taken simultaneously with Foundations Level 1.
Foundations Level 1 is open to dogs 9 weeks to 9 years old and is an 6-week course. Focus is placed on teaching the dogs to pay attention to their guardians, not to jump up on people as well as; sit, stay, come, down, loose leash walking, drop it and leave it. Cost $80.
Come have a fun time while being a little silly with the new Trick Class. This class is open to dogs that have completed the Basic Class. We learn tricks like: bow, spin, weave, play dead, brave dog, put your toys away and more! Performing tricks is a great energy outlet for your dog while improving his behavior and your control.
Ozark Level 1 Classes have OPEN ENROLLMENT which means you can start any 1st or 3rd Thursday of the month! This also means that there is no problem if you need to miss a week or two. Just pick back up where you left off with your dog when you are ready! The first time, attend Orientation without your dog. Ozark classes are on Thursday nights. .
Springfield Level 1 Classes are on Tuesday nights at the Oak Grove Community Center, 1538 S Oak Grove Ave. These class have specific start and end dates. Check out the class schedule page for upcoming dates.
Creating Polite and Obedient Dogs!
NEW - BARK, SNARK AND GROWL CLASS!
Do you have a dog who is a drama queen, or who is emotionally challenged and/or who overreacts to other dogs? Do you find yourself walking your dog late at night or early in the morning before sun up to avoid encountering other dogs? Be encouraged, there is hope! Bark, Snark and Growl is a safe place for you and your dog to learn how to be safe and content around other dogs. This class is designed for dogs that lunge, growl, snap or bark at other dogs on leash or off. We use gentle, positive techniques to show your dog the benefits of being around other dogs. (Foundations Level 1 is NOT a prerequisite for this class)
This class requires extensive instructor training, expertise, preparation and involvement. A typical class will have 2 instructors trained and experienced in dealing with reactive dogs and is limited to 4 dogs. Cost of the class is $225 for 8 weeks.
Due to the nature of the class we ask that children under the age of 12 stay home and that the handler always be over the age of 18