Beyond The Basics

Advanced Training          

This class expands upon basic cues such as coming when called and wait, but it takes them to a higher level. You will learn emergency cues and new behaviors that are geared to be effective even if your dog gets loose. Stopping your dog if he is running away from you, signaling your dog to go into a down from a distance, and asking your dog to come to you while ignoring distractions are just a few of the skills that you will learn in this class. Preparing for safety in the real world is emphasized. This is an 8 week class and it is limited to 8 dogs. Cost $199.

This 8-week course is limited to 8 dogs and is open to any dog that has completed our Basic, Basic for Puppy Grads or Petite Pals course

Great Outdoors

NEXT CLASS WILL START IN THE SPRING: PLEASE EMAIL: to be put on the Great Outdoors wait list.

Many dogs appear perfectly trained inside the house, but become distracted when faced with the distractions of nature. This is an outdoor class* that focuses on building reliability when out and about, and at greater distances than were practiced inside. Behaviors such as coming when called and leave-it are taken to new heights when they are practiced on our 13 acre Woodland Avenue property. We work in safe, fenced in areas and with 15-30 ft. long lines. This 6 week class is limited to 6 dogs and open to any dog that has completed Advanced Training (Formally known as Off Leash Wonders). Cost $179. * In case of bad weather, class will move indoors to one of our spacious rings. Please call 973-377-0116 press 1 for the weather information line for weather related class changes.


NEXT CLASS WILL START IN THE SPRING: PLEASE EMAIL: to be put on the Great Outdoors wait list.

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Sports Sampler      

Whether it be the two hour Sports Sampler Workshop or the four week course, here is your opportunity to learn about the exciting sports of Agility, Nosework and Rally. Both are designed to provide you with FUN while introducing you and your pet to canine sports. Have you ever wondered what Nosework and Rally are all about, or seen Agility on TV and wondered if your dog could do it? Here's a chance to try out sports such Rally, Nosework and Agility without having to commit to a full 8-week class. The four week class will also throw in a week of tricks for some extra fun! Come, climb, leap, find-it and "stay" with us in this sampler course. All sizes, breeds and ages can enjoy participating. Cost $49 for the two hour workshop or $129 for the four week class.

Puppies must have finished Puppy Kindergarten or equivalent.

Marvelous Dog Tricks

Have a Therapy Dog or just a very active pup? Then why not learn how to show off their skills on a Therapy Dog visit or just to entertain your friends. In this 6-week trick class you and your dog will learn how to perform exciting tricks such as Roll a Circus Barrel, Jump Through a Hoop, Say Your Prayers and more. You will also learn how to perform these tricks for an audience, should you choose to take your show on the road. Learning tricks is a great way for you to spend quality time with your dog, to strengthen your basic training skills, and to give your dog the mental activity that they need. This family-friendly class is taught by Certified Trick Dog Instructor, Trick Dog Champion, and Stunt Dog Judge Anita Quinn CPDT-KA. Prerequisites are SIT, DOWN, and STAY. You will receive a participation certificate and will be eligible for trick titles through the AKC and Do More With Your Dog!


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