Sycamore Lane Kennels Blog

Intermediate Obedience Classes

October 17th, 2015

We offer intermediate obedience training with a focus on AKC’s ™ Canine Good Citizen Program. This class will expand and refine your basic training techniques and you can test for the CGC at the end of the six week session.

Class is $125

Your training will focus on the 10 test sections of the CGC:

  • Accepting a friendly stranger
  • Sitting politely for petting
  • Appearance and grooming
  • Out for a walk (walking on loose leash)
  • Walking through a crowd
  • Sit and down on command / staying in place
  • Coming when called
  • Reaction to another dog
  • Reaction to distractions
  • Supervised separation (from owner)

Please see the AKC CGC http://www.akc.org/events/cgc/ for more information.

Space is limited, so sign up early! Full payment required upon sign-up. Proof of current vaccines from a Veterinarian are required.

Additional Start Dates:   Oct. 17th 2016

Basic Obedience Classes

October 2nd, 2015

We offer basic obedience training for dogs & owners of all ages. We will teach you the techniques you need to help your dog learn the basics!

$125 for a seven week course.
Owners Orientation (no dogs) on the first night. Everyone comes 7p.m. to 8p.m.
Remaining six training sessions with your dog, you will come at the allotted 6p.m. to 7p.m. or 7p.m. to 8p.m. time slot
Techniques you will learn:
* Sits & sit-stays
* Down & down-stays
* Heeling with turns
* Recalls (including on a 6′ and 30′ line)
* And many other fun training games & techniques for you and your dog
Space is limited, so sign up early! Full payment required upon sign-up. Proof of current vaccines from a Veterinarian are required.
Additional Start Dates:  Oct. 10th, 2016