Adult Recreation

Dog essentialsDog/Puppy Essentials

We’re busy people.  We’ve got other priorities.  Dog training can feel like One. More. Thing. But, you want a dog you can live with, be proud of, and about which others glowingly remark “What a great dog!” This class shows you how to have a happy, confident, well-behaved dog.  It consists of 3 important skills: practical straight-up obedience (don’t drag me down the street, come when I call, etc.), life skills (don’t jump on my friends, chill out, etc.), and understanding your dog’s body language.
Instructor: Deb Helfrich, Gold Star Dog Training

18+ | Maple Street Recreation Center
Sat, April 24-June 5 (no class 5/15) | 10:00-11AM or 12:45-1:45PM
Mon, May 10-June 14 | 6:00-7:00 PM
$165

This class is a pre-requisite for Therapy Dog Academy class.

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therapy dog

Therapy Dog Academy

Prerequisite: Permission from the instructor or prior participation in a Gold Star class.

So, your dog wants to be a therapy dog? Well, we’ve got a course for that! This 6-week course gives dogs and handlers the necessary skills for not only passing the test but also for working successfully as a therapy dog team. 

18+ | Maple Street Recreation Center
Sat, April 24-June 5 (no class 5/15) | 11:15-12:15 PM

$185.00

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Beyond Basic DogBeyond Basic Dog Obedience

This class takes your training to the next level. What's the next level? Well, that's the beauty of this class- you decide! Like many exercise classes that show you various intensity levels of a given exercise, this class shows you the basic, intermediate, and advanced versions of each exercise. The emphasis is on what you want to achieve with your dog within the exercises we teach, and then giving you the instruction and proper exercises to achieve your goals. 

Instructor: Deb Helfrich, Gold Star Dog Training 

18+ | Maple Street Recreation Center
Mon, May 10-June 7 | 7:15-8:15 PM

$150.00

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