We believe that good dog training must be humane, effective, and fun.
Coursework includes obedience exercises, effective solutions for problem behaviors, health care, hand signals, games, tricks, etc., using positive reinforcement, lure-reward, operant conditioning and clicker training.
Depending on location, adult dog class fee ranges from $95-$130 for 8 weekly classes.
While you might expect to pay $250-$500 and up for this quality of instruction, D.O.G. is run as an educational service and costs are kept to a minimum.
Puppy class fee ranges from $75-$100 for 6 weekly classes.
Basic Obedience & Pet Manners class open to all dogs 6 months or older (no upper age limit) including those who failed in other training approaches. Puppies younger than 6 months who have graduated from our Puppy Class program are eligible for this class.
Proof of immunizations is required upon registration.
Puppy class open to puppies 7-24 weeks who have age appropriate vaccinations and a clean veterinary bill of health.
Proof of rabies vaccination or titer required for all classes except puppy.
Training supplies will be displayed and discussed at the first class session.
Basic Obedience & Pet Manners class - the first class is an owner only orientation, no dogs attend the orientation.
Puppy Class - puppies and owners attend all six sessions.
Open to puppies between the ages of 7- 24 weeks. A minimum of the first vaccinations and a clean bill of health from your veterinarian are required. Puppies older than 24 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!
Basic Obedience & Pet Manners
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. First class is an owner only orientation. Orientation runs over one half hour. 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
Group Training Locations and Pricing
Unleashed in Chicago
Rex’s Place in Evanston
Evanston Township High School
Skokie Park District
Morton Grove Park District
Mt. Prospect Park District.
Class fee varies per location. Puppy class fee maximum $100. Basic Obedience & Pet Manners fee maximum $130.
Work one on one in your home with Wendy. Private training focuses on your specific training needs and are scheduled at your own pace. Private training fee $120.00 per one hour session.