GROUP CLASSES

We offer group training classes for both puppies and adult dogs indoors in West Palm Beach and Boca Raton, Florida. Advance registration is required.

West Palm Beach: Peggy Adams Rescue League, 3100/3200 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL.

Boca Raton: Jewish Association for Residential Care (JARC), 21160 95th Ave S, Boca Raton, FL.

“ Marti's class is for us dog owners who love to help their dogs be energized, obedient, active, attentive and, mostly, have fun! Each class is different, yet consistently right on to help the dogs behave well, watch us, pay attention and have a good time! That attitude is what Marti instills in us and therefore in our dogs.”

NANCY P.

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This class is for puppies older than five months of age, graduates of puppy class, or friendly adult dogs in need of basic training. Skills: Down, Stay, Leave it, Touch, Let's Go, Come, Not Jumping on People, Go to Your Mat.

Instructors: West Palm Dog Staff
Dates: Starts Wednesday, September 5, 2018 (six weeks)
Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost: $125.00
Location: Peggy Adams Rescue League, 3100/3200 N. Military Trail, WPB

Puppy Start Right

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Get your youngster off to a great start with this fun, fast-moving combination of obedience, socialization, and confidence-building exercises. Indoors in the A/C. For puppies 10 weeks - five months of age.

Instructor: West Palm Dog Staff

Dates: Starts September 13 12, 2018 (six weeks)

Time: 6:30 pm pm - 7:30 pm

Cost: $125

Location: JARC (auditorium), 21160 95th Ave S, Boca Raton

Continuing Nose Work

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Exercises, puzzles, and challenges to strengthen dog-handler skills and teamwork. This class will teach fundamental skills (odor obedience, corners, thresholds, ground and elevation hides, etc.). Suitable for graduates of Introduction to Odor and/or dogs introduced to birch elsewhere.

Instructors: Judy McPartland, ANWI
Dates: Starts September 13, 2018 (six weeks)
Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost: $125.00
Location: JARC, 21160 95th Ave S, Boca Raton

Canine Good Citizen (CGC) and CGC-A - Offered in both locations

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Prepare your dog to pass the American Kennel Club’s Canine Good Citizen exam, a ten-part test that checks your dog’s ability to sit calmly for petting, stay, come when called, behave around other dogs, and more. Even if your dog isn't ready for the CGC-A, come join us and enjoy the practice! Plenty of core skills will be offered to prepare you to pass both tests.

Location: Peggy Adams Rescue League, 3100/3200 N Military Trail, West Palm Beach FL 33409

Start Date: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 (6 weeks)

Time: 7:30 pm

Duration: 6 weeks

Cost: $125

Prepare your dog to pass the American Kennel Club’s Canine Good Citizen exam, a ten-part test that checks your dog’s ability to sit calmly for petting, stay, come when called, behave around other dogs, and more.

Location: JARC, (Jewish Association for Residential Care, 21160 95th Ave S., Boca Raton)

Start Date: Thursday, September 13, 2018

Time: 5:30 pm

Duration: 6 weeks

Cost: $125

Introduction To Nose Work

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Tap into your dog's natural hunting ability and introduce him to scent games using boxes, containers, and objects of all kinds. Learn to observe what your dog looks like when he is working and when to reward him for a job well done. One dog works at a time, so please bring a crate. Please choose this class if you have not tried nose work before. This is the perfect class for hot summers -- give your dog a fun activity you can enjoy indoors that will help him burn mental and physical energy.

Instructors: Marti Hohmann, CPDT-KA, ANWI and Judy McPartland, ANWI
Dates: Starts July 12, 2018 (six weeks)
Time: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Cost: $125.00
Location: Peggy Adams Rescue League, 3100/3200 N Military Trail, WPB

Introduction To Odor

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Now that your dog has learned to hunt independently, teach him that certain odors are valuable. Hone your observational skills so that you will know what he looks like when he is in odor and on source.  Prepare to be amazed as he finds odor you can neither smell nor see! One dog works at a time, so please bring a crate. Choose this class if you have some nose work experience.

Instructors: Marti Hohmann, CPDT-KA, ANWI and Judy McPartland, ANWI
Start Dates July 12, 2018
Time: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm (six weeks)
Cost: $125.00
Location: JARC, 21160 95th Ave S, Boca Raton

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