"From kindergarten through college in 9 weeks"
Most basic questions are answered on our "contact us" page
2019 class schedule:
January 21st, 22nd and 23rd (Monday,
Tuesday and Wednesday- your choice) Nampa
April 8th, 9th and 10th in Meridian (Monday,
Tuesday and Wednesday- your choice),
April 11th in Nampa (Thursday)
June 17th, 18th and 19th in Meridian (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday- your choice) , June 20th in Nampa (Thursday)
August 26th, 27th and 28th in Meridian (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday- your choice), August 29th in Nampa (Thursday)
These dates may be subject to change (within a one week difference) as the year progresses
|Best in class December 2007
Commands your dog will learn both on and off
- Heel- to walk calmly
at your left side, pacing himself to your speed, enjoying the scenery, but paying attention to you.
- Automatic sit- to sit automatically at heel when you stop
- Sit- to sit instantly
on one command.
- Down- to lie
down instantly on one command.
stay in a sitting, lying or standing position.
to come instantly on one command.
to sit facing you after coming.
to circle around into the heel position.
for exam- to stand motionless while being examined (your vet will love you!)
To gain reliabilty, your dog will face the following
distractions in class:
- Other dogs and their handlers
- Plates of raw hamburger
- Billy goats
- Bouncing balls
- Female dogs in heat
- Cans of canned cat food
Behaviour problems are also addressed:
- Jumping up
- Separation anxiety
- Many more...
Services we do not offer:
Hunting training- we recommend Jeff and Debbie Weber at "Fetch This Kennel" 208-642-4245 www.fetchthiskennels.com or ask your veterinarian for a reference
Service dog training- we recommend Canine Companions for Independence www.cci.org this is the one tried and true organization and although many trainers offer this service we stand very firmly
on our referral only to CCI
This site offers some very important laws regarding service dogs, violations of the
laws that we sadly see often as well as some resources when looking into getting a service dog https://www.animallaw.info/statute/id-assistance-animal-assistance-animalguide-dog-laws
Therapy dog training-
most organizations (hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, care homes, etc.) offer their own training programs as they have
specific criteria and it is best to contact them directly-
training- any dog falling into the category of a guardian breed https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guardian_Dog_Group is already predisposed to protection and we have often seen that encouraging that natural
born instinct can damage the dog's own talent and result in an unpredictable dangerous pet that can no longer be trusted for
what we needed in the first place.