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Dog Training I

Learn specialized training techniques for dealing with inattentive adolescent and adult dogs. Brush up on manners and obedience skills. The perfect class for pups 5+ months and newly adopted older dogs.

MoreRegistration Fee: $200 for 5 sessions

Temperament: Dogs must be friendly and non-reactive with other dogs and people,
Age: Dogs who are older than 19 weeks.
Vaccine: Rabies vaccine or up-to-date vaccination is required. Please note: Our Oakland West location has an additional vaccine requirement for Bordetella. We strongly recommend this additional vaccine if your class is held in any canine facility, but is only required in Oakland West.

Dog Training II

Learn to overcome distractions and channel your dog’s energy into training as you develop a super-reliable and prompt sit and down; rock-solid stays and controlled on-leash walking and heeling. Prerequisite: Dog Training 1

MoreRegistration Fee: $200 for 5 sessions

Temperament: Dogs must be friendly and non-reactive with other dogs and people,
Pre-requisite: Must have completed the SIRIUS Dog Training I course.
Vaccine: Proof of Rabies vaccine.

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

Temperament: Pups must be friendly with other dogs and people.
Age: Dogs who are older than 19 weeks.
Vaccine: Rabies vaccine or up-to-date vaccination is required.

Essential Skills: Basic Household Manners

This class is about impulse control and basic manners. It’s fabulous for wayward teenagers and new dogs over 5 months of age. Additional 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: Pups must be friendly with other dogs and people.
Age: Dogs who are older than 19 weeks.
Vaccine: Rabies vaccine or up-to-date vaccination is required.

Essential Skills: 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

Temperment: Pups must be friendly with other dogs and people.
Age: Dogs who are older than 19 weeks.
Vaccine: Rabies vaccine or up-to-date vaccination is required.

Essential Skills: 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

Temperment: Pups must be friendly with other dogs and people.
Age: Dogs who are older than 19 weeks.
Vaccine: Rabies vaccine or up-to-date vaccination is required.

Dog Training III

Dog Training III is a highly advanced class that allows you and your dog to get more specific attention. The trainer can focus on what you and your dog still need to work on, or new things that you would like to try.

MoreRegistration Fee: $200 for 5 sessions

Pre-requisite: Dogs must have completed our Dog Training 2 or Puppy Training 2 class.

Age: Under 2 years old (or with trainer's approval)

Vaccine: Proof of Rabies vaccine