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The Sirius Essential Skill Series

The Sirius Essential Skill Series is a 3-part program: Basic Household Manners, Leash Manners, and Come When Called! This series provides targeted, focused work on the most desired and necessary companion dog skills. Continue to improve your dog’s skills and also to have a safe place to train your dog with support and coaching. The three classes are meant to compliment each other and we recommend taking all three courses in the SIRIUS Essential Skill Series.

MoreRegistration Fee: $200 per 5 week course, $540 for all three classes

Temperament: Dogs must be friendly and non-reactive with other dogs and people.

Age: 19 weeks or older

Vaccine: Proof of rabies vaccine and up-to-date DHLPP/DHPP are required.

Pre-requisite: The Basic Household Manners class has no pre-requisite. The Leash Manners & Come When Called classes require completion of either Puppy Training I, or Basic Household Manners.

Basic Household Manners

Skills taught include; watch me, no jumping (teach your dog not to jump up on people), stay from a sit or down, stand still, go to bed, leave it (how to ignore food and other distractions), Take it (how to take things such as food and toys, gently). This class is 5 sessions total, and each session meets approximately 50 minutes each week.

MoreRegistration Fee: $200 for 5 sessions

Temperment: Dogs must be friendly and non-reactive with other dogs and people.

Age: 19 weeks or older

Vaccine: Proof of rabies vaccine and up-to-date DHLPP/DHPP.

Leash Manners

Teach your dog to walk politely on-leash and to heel on or off-leash. Additional skills taught include; sit, watch me (eye contact/attention), hand target (great for controlling your dog with clarity and ease), follow the leader, and more. This class is 5 sessions total, and each session meets approximately 50 minutes each week.

MoreRegistration Fee: $200 for 5 sessions

Age: 19 weeks or older.

Vaccine: Proof of rabies vaccine and up-to-date DHLPP/DHPP.

Pre-requisite: Complete Puppy Course, or Basic Household Manners.

Come when Called!

Teach your dog to come when called with enthusiasm and no matter the distraction! Additional skills taught include; how to properly play (tug), food games, the name game, and sit/down from motion, hide and seek, and more. This class is 5 sessions total, and each session meets approximately 50 minutes each week.

MoreRegistration Fee: $200 for 5 sessions

Age: 19 weeks or older.

Vaccine: Proof of rabies vaccine and up-to-date DHLPP/DHPP.

Pre-requisite: Complete Puppy Course, or Basic Household Manners.