For puppies 8-16 weeks old. This class is specially designed for your puppy in the earliest stages of social development. Our fun and dynamic puppy class focuses exclusively on puppy issues and your puppy's individual success. It’s never too soon to start! You'll learn how to solve puppy behavior problems (including mouthing, chewing and potty training) and how to prevent serious problems that could develop down the line. You’ll also learn to teach basic manners (sit, down, coming when called plus beginner stay and walking on leash). This is an exciting time for you and your puppy and early learning is a crucial part of puppy development. Class meets one hour per week for four weeks. Cost is $160 for 4-week class.
For puppies 4-12 months of age. S.T.A.R. stands for Socialization, Training, Activity, Responsibility. It is an exciting new program designed to get dog owners and their puppies off to a good start. The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program is an incentive program for loving dog owners who have taken the time to take their puppies through a basic training class. This includes positive motivational training, general puppy care, socialization, puppy problems (nipping, barking, jumping up, leave it), controlled walking on lead, sit, down and stay on command and come when called. Class meets one hour per week for six weeks. Cost is $240 for 6-week class. Learn more about the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program on the AKC website.
There are no available class dates for AKC Star Puppy Classes at this time. Please check back or contact us for more information on future class dates.
Puppy Playschool is designed for puppies ages 4-12 months to teach good manners and prepare puppies for “graduation” into Rover Oaks’ Doggie Daycare Program! Puppies will learn proper socialization skills, appropriate group play, and foundations of basic obedience. Puppies are supervised by CPDT Certified Dog Trainer and Doggie Daycare Counselors during a 5 hour day full of learning and fun. Behaviors learned include leave it, sit, down, loose leash walking, recall and relaxation protocols. There is 12 dog maximum per group. Cost is $1,095 for the 2-week program. Available Monday - Friday 7am- Noon.
Our most popular training program! This is a great option, especially if you are going out of town on a business trip or vacation. Your puppy can enjoy daily sessions with our trainers and will learn behaviors that will help them become well-mannered members of your family. Then, when your puppy is ready to go home, we will show you what your pet has learned and teach you how to keep reinforcing those skills so the learning continues.
The same experience as our Lodge & Train program, but without the overnight lodging!
An excellent option for pet owners with busy schedules or for specific problem behaviors. You and your puppy can train with us at Rover Oaks, or we can come to your home! Each lesson is created specifically for your dog and situation.
Once puppies have completed Rover Oaks' Puppy Class, they can participate in our Good Dog Manners program! We offer Good Dog Manners Class, Agility, Tricks, Canine Good Citizen, Various Training Seminars and more! Get ready for lots of learning and FUN!