Classes and Locations

2017 Class Schedule
Summer Dog and Puppy Training Classes


Basic Obedience and Pet Manners Classes

Open to dogs 6 months and older with no upper age limit and to younger puppies who have completed our puppy program. Vaccination history and a clean bill of health from your veterinarian are required. 8-week classes, one hour per week. The first class is an orientation. No dogs the first day, just the owners attend.

This class provides a comprehensive program of dog-friendly and owner-friendly instruction. Course work includes – canine behavior & learning, massage and low-stress body handling, relationship building, sit, down, stand, stay in all positions, recall, leash manners, hand signals, games, tricks and effective solutions for problem behaviors. 

Chicago:

Starts July 30, 2017 (no class 9/3)
Sundays 10:15-11:15 a.m.
The Barking Lot
2442 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago, IL
773-973-2934
8 weeks $120

Evanston:

Starts July 29, 2017 (no class 8/12 & 9/2)
Saturdays 10:15-11:15 a.m.
Rex's Place
2120 Ashland, Evanston, IL
773-973-2934
8 weeks $120

Mount Prospect:

Starts July 12 2017
Wednesdays 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Lions Park
411 S. Maple St., Mount Prospect, IL
847-632-9333 Course #31221
(Lions Park lower level is not handicapped accessible)
8 weeks   Resident $95   Non-Resident $105

Morton Grove:

Starts September 14, 2017
Thursdays 7:30-8:30 p.m.
National Park Field House
9325 Marion, Morton Grove, IL
847-965-1200
8 weeks   Resident $85   Non-Resident $115

Skokie:

Starts July 6, 2017
Thursdays 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Oakton Community Center
4701 Oakton, Skokie, IL
847-674-1500 x0
8 weeks   Resident $85   Non-Resident $106

Evanston High School:

Starts September 26, 2017
Tuesdays 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Evanston Township High School
1600 Dodge, Evanston, IL
773-973-2934
8 weeks $129

 

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Puppy Classes

Open to puppies between the ages of 7- 20 weeks. A minimum of the first vaccinations and a clean bill of health from your veterinarian are required. Puppies older than 20 weeks may be enrolled with instructor permission. 6-week classes, one hour per week. Puppies attend all 6 classes with their owners.

D.O.G. Puppy Class is the most important class you will ever take with your puppy. This program is designed to educate new and experienced puppy owners in the optimum development of their puppies. Course work includes - safe socialization, management and prevention exercises, canine behavior, low-stress handling, house training, crate training, puppy mouthing, jumping, friendly veterinary visit exercises, confidence building, obedience foundation work, attention and focus, walking nicely on leash, massage/body handling, grooming and more! 

Chicago:

Starts July 30, 2017 (no class 9/3)
Sundays 9:00-10:00 a.m.
The Barking Lot
2442 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago, IL
773-973-2934
6 weeks $90

Evanston:

Starts July 29, 2017 (no class 8/12 & 9/2)
Saturdays 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Rex's Place
2120 Ashland, Evanston, IL
773-973-2934
6 weeks $90

Mount Prospect:

Starts July 12, 2017
Wednesdays 6:25-7:25 p.m.
Lions Park
411 S. Maple St., Mount Prospect, IL
847-632-9333 Course #31222
(Lions Park lower level is not handicapped accessible)
6 weeks   Resident $75   Non-Resident $85

Morton Grove:

Starts September 14, 2017
Thursdays 6:30-7:30 p.m.
National Park Field House
9325 Marion, Morton Grove, IL
847-965-1200
6 weeks   Resident $60   Non-Resident $81

Skokie:

Starts July 6, 2017
Thursdays 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Oakton Community Center
4701 Oakton, Skokie, IL
847-674-1500 x0
6 weeks   Resident $65   Non-Resident $81

Evanston High School:

Starts September 26, 2017
Tuesdays 6:25-7:25 pm
Evanston Township High School
1600 Dodge, Evanston, IL
773-973-2934
6 weeks $99

Next Classes start September 2017