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Syllabus

Fundations Puppy and Adult Course

This course runs one hour once a week for six weeks for the $150 at our facility. This course teaches the fundations, which are sit, down, stand, stay, come, leave it, leash walking, and place. You will be coached how to effectively teach your dog these fundations. The puppy course has recess time as well. This would be the level one for the Therapy Dog Team preparation.  No pre-requsite for this course.

Around Town Course

This course runs one hour once a week for six weeks for the $150 at different locations around town. This course builds on the fundations in a public setting.  Developing the dogs into good citizens, responding well in a high distraction location.  This course prepares the teams for the Canine Good Citizen test from the AKC.  This would be the level two for the Therapy Dog Team preparation.  Fundations is the pre-requsite for this course.

Nursing Home Course

This course runs one hour once a week for six weeks for the $150 at a skilled nursing facility. This final level for the Therapy Dog Team teaches how to visit residents, how to enter a room, as well as what obedience is needed in facilities.  There is a strong empahsis on finalizing the fundations as well as new behaviors during which we remove all training aids. The Fundations course and the Around Town course are pre-requsites to this course.

Service Dog Tasks

This course runs one hour once a week for six weeks for the $150. This course is specifically designed for those in need of a service dog.  We look at the tasks needed for the individual and teach three every six weeks.  You will be coached on how to teach the tasks at home all in an effort to make the training and cost of a service dog more affodable.  We do not do any type of scent work training. Pre-requsite is Fundations with a Competency Check List Test.

Family Fun Time!

This course runs one hour once a week for six weeks for the $150 at our facility. This course is for those that want more than just obedience; you want to have fun! This is course builds a strong relationship with you and

your best friend. Tricks are a powerful way to build trust with your dog as well as growing your dog into a healthy active, lively and well coordinated dog.  This course qualifies for the AKC Trick Titles. Pre-requisite is the fundations course.

Leash Walking Labs 1,2 &3

Each lab meets for one hour once a week for four weeks, for $125ea.  There are three different levels of labs.  Level 1 lab teaches the fundation of loose leash walking. Level 2 fine tunes loose leash walking. Level 3 teaches the heel position. Competency check list test must be passed in order to move to the next level, included in the cost of the course.

Advanced Placement Labs (AP)

AP labs are designed to excel your dog to the next level by having a one on one with the trainer, at the K9to5 facility, with the owner observing.  These labs are 45 mintutes long for $35. The labs are by appointment only and are scheduled on Tuedays and Thursdays between 9am-3pm. The labs include Fundations, Leash Walking, Heeling, Do More with your Dog, Tasks.  This course is not for behavior modification.

Recess Time

This time is a not only a structured and monitored play time for the puppies but also a time for puppy owners to get together.  Puppies will learn to socialize and learn some basic boundaries between each other and the facility as well as puppy parents. You will have the opportunity to ask the trainer any puppy questions. This is a three hour time for $15.

Competency Check List Tests

Fundations, Leash Walking, Canine Good Citizen, Therapy Dog, Service Dog, Family Fun Time are $25ea