Classes

Group Classes

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Puppy Preschool

The primary focus of Puppy Preschool is socialization with an integration of basic obedience and short periods of play. Puppy problem areas such as house training, crate training, jumping, pulling, nipping, and barking will also be addressed. We will work on teaching the foundation of obedience skills, learning self control, and manners! Some of the skills your dog will leave this course with include sit, down, come, as well as attention skills, and much more.

  • Who Should take this Class? All puppies ages 8 weeks 6 months.
  • Prerequisite: None.
  • How Long? Once a week for six weeks, each class lasts approximately 45 minutes.
  • Cost: $115 
  • Upcoming Classes
    JANUARY
    Mondays starting January 8th at 6:00 PM – Village Animal Clinic
    FEBRUARY
    Mondays starting February 26th at 6:00 PM Village Animal Clinic
    Thursdays starting February 22th at 6:30 PM – Hound Huddle 
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Adult Foundations

Did your dog miss puppy school or does he need a refresher? This class will give him the basics by helping you teach him obedience skills, self control, and manners. Some of the skills your dog will leave this course with include sit, down, come, as well as attention skills, and much more. Does your dog lunge or bark excessively at other dogs? Check out our Calm & Composed class instead!

  • Who Should take this Class? Dogs older than 6 months of age who have not taken a basic training course or need a refresher.
  • Prerequisite: None.
  • How Long? Once a week for six weeks, each class lasts approximately 45 minutes.
  • Cost: $115
  • Upcoming Classes
    JANUARY
    Tuesdays starting January 9th at 6:00 PM – Village Animal Clinic
    FEBRUARY
    Mondays starting February 26th at 7:00 PM – Village Animal Clinic
    Thursdays starting February 22th at 7:30 PM – Hound Huddle
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CGC

AKC Canine Good Citizen Prep Class

This class focuses on teaching dogs good manners and responsible dog ownership to their owners where basic obedience skills are applied to real world scenarios. Dogs and people will learn the skills they need to pass the AKC Canine Good Citizen test with the option to take the test at the conclusion of class. The CGC award is a great next step to continue training after Foundations, as well as a prerequisite for many therapy dog groups.

  • Who Should take this Class? Dogs older than 6 months of age who have not taken a basic training course or need a refresher.
  • Prerequisite: Foundations or Puppy Pre-School with us are highly recommended prior to taking this class, but not required. This class is not a good fit for dogs who have had no formal training.
  • How Long? Once a week for six weeks, each class lasts approximately 45 minutes.
  • Cost: $125 
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Calm & Composed

Description coming soon.

  • Who Should take this Class? Dogs older than 6 months of age who have the tendency to over-react to people or other dogs.
  • Prerequisite: None.
  • How Long? Once a week for six weeks, each class lasts approximately 45 minutes.
  • Cost: $145 
  • Upcoming Classes
    FEBRUARY
    Tuesdays starting February 27th at 6:00 PM – Village Animal Clinic
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The Nose Knows!

This class takes your dog’s natural ability to follow their nose and harnesses it into games to wear them out without much effort on your part! Have a dog that could run for miles and miles without getting tired? Mental exercise might be what they need added to their routine and nose games are a great way to get their minds working!

  • Who Should take this Class? Any dog can take this course!
  • Prerequisite: A foundations class such as Adult Foundations or Puppy Pre-School highly recommended.
  • How Long? Once a week for three weeks, each class lasts approximately 45 minutes.
  • Cost: $80
  • Upcoming Classes
    JANUARY
    Tuesdays starting January 9th at 7:00 PM – Village Animal Clinic
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Introduction to Tricks

This class will focus on more advanced clicker skills to teach your dog behaviors that are just for fun! The actual skills that will be taught in this class will be decided by you, so bring an idea of what you would like your dog to learn or we will help you decide on the first class. Some entertaining tricks you might consider include: back up, leg weaves, roll over, play dead, shake, spin, and sit pretty.

  • Who Should take this Class? Dogs older than 6 months of age who have basic foundations skills (sit, down, stay, etc).
  • Prerequisite: A foundations class such as Adult Foundations or Puppy Pre-School highly recommended.
  • How Long? Once a week for six weeks, each class lasts approximately 45 minutes.
  • Cost: $115 
  • Upcoming Classes
    FEBRUARY
    Tuesdays starting February 27th at 7:00 PM – Village Animal Clinic
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Mind Your Manners Workshops

These one-session workshops are open to all pups who are five months and older. The Mind Your Manners workshops are designed to help pups who need a little extra work on their manners. Each workshop will seek to help the pup-parent understand why their dog behaves the way it does, training tips on how we will change it to a behavior we would like to see instead, as well as practice time to put these tips into place.

  • Who Should take this Class? Dogs 5 months of age or older
  • Prerequisite: None.
  • How Long? One class lasting approximately 60 minutes
  • Cost: $25 (Sign up at least 5 days in advance for a $5 discount!)
  • Upcoming Classes
    Mind Your Manners: Four on the Floor For the pup that jumps.
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    Mind Your Manners: Polite Leash Walking For the pup that pulls on leash.
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    Mind Your Manners: Building a Solid Recall For the pup that won’t come when called.
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Upcoming Class Schedule

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Class Locations

Village Animal Clinic
270 W Netherwood Rd.
Oregon, WI

(608) 835-7007

Hound Huddle Dog Daycare
1145 Park Street
Oregon, WI
(608) 835-6622