Training4K9s offers a variety of services to suit your needs.
2020 TRAINING CLASSES
Cornell Cooperative Extension 840 Upper Front St. Binghamton, NY
Session 1 - Thursdays from January 16 - February 20, 2020
Session 2 - Thursdays from February 27 - March 26, 2020
AKC STAR Puppy Class - $100
Class meets Thursday evenings from 5:15 to 6:00 pm at the Cornell Cooperative Extension. This class is best for puppies 8 weeks to 1 year of age. Play time is available based on size of pups.
AKC Canine Good Citizen/ Therapy Dog Class - $100
Class meets Thursday evenings from 6:15 to 7:00 pm at the Cornell Cooperative Extension. This class is great for any age dog. We learn basic behaviors in the format required to prepare your dog for CGC or Therapy Dog evaluations.
Register by contacting Connie using the email form you will see when you click the REGISTER button below. Please tell us which class you are interested in, name, breed and age of your pup.
Check back often for new classes!
East Smithfield, PA
Animal Care Sanctuary
Classes, Seminars, and Workshops 2020
CGC-Canine Good Citizen - $55 for ACS adopters, $65 for non-acs adopters.
This class teaches your dog how to walk nicely on a leash, sit on command, accept a stranger, to be calm while petting and grooming, walking through crowds, and a reliable recall. Once your dog successfully completes the program he/she will be certified as a canine good citizen!
Bootcamp- CGC offered as a two week session instead of a four week session - $55 for ACS adopters $65 for non-ACS adopters
Loose leash walking class- Learn the ins and outs of teaching your dog to walk loose leash and politely beside you. No more pulling or dragging you every step of the way. Great for dogs three months and older. - $40 for all registers.
Rally class – Rally class is a great stepping stone after CGC class and provides a link from the Canine Good Citizen (CGC) program to obedience or agility competition, both for dogs and handlers. A rally course includes 10 to 20 stations, depending on the level.- $10 for ACS adopters and $15 for non-ACS adopters
Shy dog class – This class is designed for the dog owner or shelter worker who is interested in learning more about working with dogs that have fear issues. Learn why dogs might be afraid of objects, people, or everything! And learn how to work with this behavior to promote confidence and safety. $45 for all registers.
Therapy dog class - $55 for ACS adopters. $65 for non-ACS adopters. Teach your dog what he/she needs to know to become evaluated as a Therapy dog!!
Classes: All classes are held on Saturdays unless otherwise noted.
Check back early next year for class schedule!
June 2020 – Making Shelter Life Positive, Behavior Seminar - 7.5 CEUS IAABC and CCPDT
BEHAVIOR ASSESSMENTS and CONSULTATIONS
We offer many options to meet the needs of our clients for consultations. Our preferred appointments are at your home or office but we also offer phone consultations for our distance clients. Contact us to set up an appointment.
Private behavior consultations are available in East Smithfield, PA at Animal Care Sanctuary on Saturdays. Please email Connie to arrange an appointment for you and your dog.
FREE Puppy Seminars are available. Please contact us for more information.
This seminar is for anyone who has a puppy or is thinking about getting one.
Some of the discussion topics will be selecting a pup and what you will need
before bringing a puppy home.
Fearful Dog Seminar - 2020 date TBD
This seminar is for dog owners and shelter workers.
Understanding fear behaviors
What your dog is telling you through body language
How to train a fearful dog
How to introduce a fearful dog to new people and new situations
Fearful dogs and kids and MORE!
To register call Sara Hamburger at Animal Care Sanctuary. 1-570-596-2200.
Fearful Dog Workshop- 2020 Date TBD - Binghamton, NY
This seminar is for dog owners, trainers and behavior consultants. This will especially be perfect for Fearful Dog seminar participants to apply what they learned in the seminar and put it to work in this hands on opportunity with their own dog.
We are offering 8 full working spots with your dog for $65 ( $60 for early bird before Nov 15). There are also auditor spots available for $30 ($25 early bird before Nov 15).
Reading your dog's body language
Hands on coaching as you learn how to apply behavior modification techniques
How to introduce a fearful dog to new people and new situations in our classroom
Understanding thresholds and how to keep your dog successful and engaged
Personalized lesson plan for your dog so you can continue your work at home
We expect working spots to fill quickly so be sure to sign up soon!
To Register for our workshop please click the register button below. Enter Fearful Dog Workshop in the subject line. Indicate either working dog spot or auditor spot in the message and any questions you may have. Payment can be made online or by check.
We offer reduced rate behavior and training consulting with our PupPartners TM shelter package. The shelter tools are free to non-profit shelter and rescues. Please contact us for more information.