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Group Classes

TWO LOCATIONS

SAN JOSE

Pet Food Express

1152 Blossom  Hill Rd.

LOS GATOS

Pet People

514 N. Santa Cruz Ave.

Class Descriptions and Details

PUPPYGARTEN  OPEN ENROLLMENT!  SEE BELOW!

Puppygarten is designed to offer young puppies (8-24 weeks) a safe environment for learning how to socialize with other puppies of similar age but of different sizes and play styles.  In Puppygarten, your puppy will be exposed to other friendly puppies, friendly strangers (puppy guardians), toys, tunnel, platform, scooter, balls and most likely children.  We provide an enriching play zone for their mind and body.  This class is focused on the important aspects of socializing but will also introduce beginning skills like SIT, DOWN and STAY.  

We will discuss puppy rearing topics such as potty training, mouthing, jumping up, chewing and crate training. 

Vaccination Requirement:

Proof of one DHPP vaccine

Classes are ongoing.  There are no refunds or make ups so please plan your schedule carefully when registering.

Class Duration:

6 weeks, 50 minutes

Locations & Times:

San Jose Pet Food Express: Monday and Thursday 6PM

Los Gatos Pet People: Wednesday 5:30PM

ONGOING

We suggest that you enroll as soon as you bring your puppy home!  You are enrolling for 6 classes but you are welcome to add more if you'd like.

6 Classes: $225

Additional Classes: $37.50ea

*Our classes fill up quickly but we encourage you to register anyway.  We will contact you with your start date as a spot opens up.

 

MANNERS 1    OPEN ENROLLMENT!  SEE BELOW!

BEGINNING SKILLS  

Manners 1 is for puppies and dogs 4 months and older who needs....well, manners!  This class is perfect for our Puppygarten graduates or anyone who wants to learn beginning skills towards a well mannered pup. This class also introduces Canine Good Citizen (CGC) skills for those looking to accomplish that title.

What You Will Learn:

Sit

Down

Stand

Stay

Look

Leave it

Drop it

Touch

Settle on a mat

Loose Leash Walking

Greeting without jumping

Supervised Separation

Recall

Body Handling/Grooming

Pre-CGC Behaviors

Intro to Tricks

What to Bring to Class:

Lot's of small moist treats (we will talk more about this in class)

A Mat for Settling (bathmat or towel work fine)

Poop Bags

Water for you and pup

Stuffed Kong or chew (for your pup to help settle while listening to trainer)

Flat buckle collar, Martengale or Harness (NO Chokes, Prongs or Shock collars allowed)

6 Foot Leash (NO retractables)

Vaccination Requirement:

Proof of one DHPP vaccine

Class Duration:

6 weeks $225 (6 classes), 50 minutes

Locations & Times:

San Jose Pet Food Express: Monday and Thursday 7PM

MONDAY CLASS SESSION: CURRENTLY FULL

NEXT SESSION: MONDAY, JANUARY 6 - FEBRUARY 10

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THURSDAY CLASS SESSION: CURRENTLY FULL

NEXT SESSION: THURSDAY, JANUARY 9 - FEBRUARY 13

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Los Gatos Pet People: Wednesday 6:30PM 

WEDNESDAY CLASS SESSION: CURRENTLY FULL

NEXT SESSION: WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8 - FEB 12 

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No make up classes.  You will receive the PDF homework even if you miss a class.  Please plan your schedule carefully when registering for class.

 

 

MANNERS 2     OPEN ENROLLMENT!  SEE BELOW!

INTERMEDIATE SKILLS

Manners 2 is best for graduates of Manners 1 class.  In Manners 2, you will build on foundation skills previously taught and have some fun with an introduction to tricks!

To Participate: 

You should have completed Manners 1, have had previous group class experience or are trainer approved.

What You Will Learn:

Impulse Control (Sit/Stay and Down/Stay)

Focus on Guardian with Distractions Present

Sitting for Petting

Greeting Strangers

Greeting Dogs Politely

Loose Leash Walking Through a Crowd

Supervised Separation

Long Lead Recalls with Distractions

Follow CGC Test Requirements

Tricks!

What to Bring to Class:

Lot's of small moist treats (we will talk more about this in class)

A Mat for Settling (bathmat or towel work fine)

Poop Bags

Water for you and pup

Stuffed Kong or chew (for your pup to help settle while listening to trainer)

Flat buckle collar, Martengale or Harness (NO Chokes, Prongs or Shock collars allowed)

6 Foot Leash (NO retractables)

Vaccination Requirement:

Proof of one DHPP vaccine

Class Duration:

6 weeks $225 (6 classes), 50 minutes

Locations & Times:

Los Gatos Pet People: Wednesday 7:30PM

CLASS SESSION: CURRENTLY FULL

NEXT SESSION: WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8 - FEBRUARY 12

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No make up classes.  You will receive the PDF homework even if you miss a class.  Please plan your schedule carefully when registering for class.

 

 

 

 

 

 

WATCH ME WALK! GROUP SOCIAL STROLL

Our "Watch Me Walk" is a fun and social group walk in downtown Los Gatos.  We meet in front of Pet People, grab a cup a coffee (on me) and head out for a walk.  During our walk, you will be given loose leash walking tools, focus with distractions tools and socialization advice.

To Participate:

You must have previous group class experience or have approval from trainer.  All dogs participating MUST be dog and people friendly.  This is NOT a place for socializing reactive dogs.

Please register (one time only) and you will be contacted with more information.  Once you are in the system, you can simply RSVP each time you want to join.

Vaccination Requirement:

4 months or older with completed shot record

Class Duration:

$20 cash, 60 minute walk

Pre-pay is welcome via PayPal 

Locations & Times:

Los Gatos Pet People: Saturday 10AM

*Rain or hot weather (85 degrees or more) will result in a cancellation of the walk.

Please see our terms of service policy.  Thank you!