Dog Training

Available at our Hershey Rd. Location

Dog Training in Elizabethtown PA

Dog Training classes are held year round at our Hershey Rd facility and range from puppy training to beginners dog obedience training to advanced dog training.

If you've recently acquired a puppy during COVID-19, check out our Puppy Training classes which are designed to provide you and your new puppy with a positive foundation to build good behaviors and confidence.

If you have an older dog, there's no time like now to take one of our Dog Training Obedience classes or any of our specialty classes. See below for more information!

Dog trainer working with two dogs

Dog Training classes are held year round at our Hershey Rd. facility.

Dog Training Class Descriptions & Schedules

Please call our Hershey Rd Daycare & Dog Training Center for information on upcoming classes.

Due to COVID 19 our Dog Training class sizes are being kept smaller and we are filling up very fast. Please call us to get added to our waiting list and our team will call you when we have a new session scheduled.

Register for classes online today.

Manners Level 1

This Manners Level 1 Dog Training class is an important step to having a well-mannered pup. We will address common issues that dog owners often encounter and work on basic commands utilizing a positive training method.

All sessions are 6 weeks long and cost $125.00. Maximum 12 Students


CLASS DATES AND TIMES


SUNDAY CLASSES:

April 3 - May 15 (We will skip Easter Sunday)
11:45am - 12:45pm
OR
1:00pm - 2:00pm


June 5 - July 10
11:45am - 12:45pm
OR
1:00pm - 2:00pm


July 24 - August 28
11:45am - 12:45pm
OR
1:00 - 2:00pm


TUESDAY NIGHTS:

May 17 - June 21
6:30pm - 7:30pm


July 12 - August 16
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Manners Level 2

This Manners Level 2 Dog Training class is designed for dogs that have already completed our Manners 1 class. The class will focus on strengthening basic commands and begin some basic dog training for the canine good citizen test and rally obedience.

All sessions are 6 weeks long and cost $125.00. Maximum 9 Students


CLASS DATES AND TIMES


SUNDAY CLASSES:

April 3 - May 15 (We will skip Easter Sunday)
2:15pm - 3:15pm


June 5 - July 10
2:15pm - 3:15pm


July 24 - August 28
2:15pm - 3:15pm


TUESDAY NIGHTS:

May 17 - June 21
7:45pm - 8:45pm


July 12 - August 16
7:45pm - 8:45pm

C.L.A.S.S (Canine Life and Social Skills)

This one of a kind three-tiered program promotes training that uses positive reinforcement and strengthens relationships between people and their furry friends.

All C.L.A.S.S sessions are 6 weeks long and cost $125.00.

Bachelor’s (B.A.) Level 1: includes wait at the door, come and leashing up manners, loose leash walking, meet and greet, leave it, wait for the food bowl, stay and settle, etc.

Space is limited to 6 students per session.

Completion of a basic obedience class is a prerequisite for B.A. Level 1.

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Masters (M.A.) Level 2: includes wait in the car, pass by other dogs, wait at the door, sit, down, stand, stay, etc.

Space is limited to 6 students per session

Completion of C.L.A.S.S – Bachelors Level is a prerequisite for M.A. Level 2.

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Doctorate (Ph.D.) Level 3: includes loose leash walking, back up, meet and greet, attention, table manners, targeting with an unfamiliar person, etc.

Space is limited to 6 students per session

Completion of both C.L.A.S.S – Bachelors and Master Levels are a prerequisite for Ph.D. Level 3.

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Dog Training classes are held year-round at our Hershey Rd. facility.

Register for classes online today.

Puppy Manners

Our Puppy Manners class is for puppies up to approximately 5 months of age. Each week we will work on establishing a foundation of positive behaviors, building confidence and having puppy playtime for a fun social experience with other puppies. Sessions with consist of 45 minutes of training and 15-minute play session.

All sessions are 6 weeks long and cost $125.00.  Maximum 12 students


THURSDAY NIGHTS:

May 12 - June 16
6:30pm - 7:30pm


July 14 - August 18
6:30pm - 7:30pm


September 15 - October 20
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Puppy Agility

Ages 8 weeks to 6 months.

All sessions are 5 weeks long and cost $110.00.  Maximum 6 students


CLASS DATES AND TIMES


WEDNESDAY NIGHTS:

May 18 - June 15
6:30pm - 7:30pm


July 20 - August 17
6:30pm - 7:30pm


September 21 - October 19
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Agility for FUN

The Agility For FUN dog training class is a great way to bond with your dog, as well as to help boost his confidence and social skills.

All sessions are 6 weeks long and cost $110.00. Maximum 6 student.


CLASS DATES AND TIMES


Please check back soon for the updated schedule.

Tricks Class

Do you and your dog love to be the life of the party by showing off his arsenal of tricks? Then he might be perfectly primed to earn a Novice Trick Dog title! Our Tricks Class will teach you and your pup some basic trick skills and give you a foundation to advance in difficulty to more challenging ones.

All sessions are 4 weeks long and cost $110.00.

10 student limit

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K9 Nose Work for FUN

We are excited to be adding K9 Nose Work for Fun classes to our training options. By participating in K9 Nose Work with your dog, you’re giving him the freedom to express and refine his natural talents, and he’s giving you a glimpse into how he “sees” the world.

All sessions are 6 weeks long and cost $110.00.  Maximum 6 students


MONDAY NIGHTS:

April 25 - June 13th (skips May 9th and 30th)
7:45pm - 8:45pm

Nosework Level 2

All sessions are 6 weeks long and cost $110.00.  Maximum 6 students


MONDAY NIGHTS:

July 25 - August 29 (skips August 22)
7:45pm - 8:45pm

Fit Dog

Fit Dog a 6-week class dedicated to increase your dog's confidence while challenging them mentally and physically through fitness exercises. Throughout this class, we will work with you and your dog on overall conditioning, improved body awareness, core strength, aerobic exercise, balance, and strength.

This program is based on positive reinforcement training techniques. The course is only for healthy dogs with no significant prior injuries or ongoing conditions.

All sessions are 6 weeks long and cost $110.00.


CLASS DATES AND TIMES


MONDAY NIGHTS:

July 25 - August 29 (skips August 22)
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Therapy Dog

All sessions are 3 weeks long and cost $65.00. Maximum 10 students.


CLASS DATES AND TIMES


MONDAY NIGHTS:

June 20, June 27, and July 18
6:30pm- 7:30 pm

Dog Training classes are held year-round at our Hershey Rd. facility.

Dog Training FAQs

Select the ideal group class for your dog by setting goals for your dog’s training and then browsing our site. If you are interested in basic manners, control, and obedience, our Manners classes will be ideal. If you are looking for training for your puppy, sign up for our Puppy Manners or Puppy Agility classes!

If you just want to have some fun or increase your bond with your dog, consider one of the FUN classes we offer:

If you have a dog that is being reactive barking, lunging or being unruly around dogs or strangers, contact us or schedule a behavior consult! We’ll help place your dog in the class that fits him best.

Dog Training classes are held year-round at our Hershey Rd. facility.




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