Puppy Classes

Puppy Start Right Preschool – $100/4 weeks of instruction

Class Structure: Elise Patrick, CPDT-KA is now an official Karen Pryor Academy Puppy Start Right Instructor! This is an open enrollment course. This new series includes a one-hour orientation (without puppies) and four one-hour puppy socialization classes. Puppies should be between 7 and 12 weeks of age when starting class (must be started on their vaccination series at least 7 days prior to starting class).

Class Description: Early puppyhood is a critical time for socialization and learning. Puppy class is the single most important thing you can do to help your puppy reach his full potential! Experiences during this time set the stage for the rest of your puppy’s life. All household members involved in the daily activity of the puppy are encouraged to attend.

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Class Schedule:

Saturdays: 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Wednesdays: 5:30-6:30 p.m.


Mod.Dog Fundamentals – $120/6 weeks of instruction

Class Structure: Is your puppy too old for preschool? Healthy dogs ages 13 weeks and older are eligible to participate in Mod.Dog Fundamentals. This is a 6-week open enrollment course.  Participants are required to complete Behavior & Training 101 Orientation prior to the start of class.  To complete the registration process, a copy of your dog’s vaccination records is required.  Please see our complete list of policies to ensure group class is right for you.

Class Description: This class will start you on the road to establishing a healthy, long-lasting relationship using the most innovative reward-based training techniques. With weekly themed activities based on real-life situations, we’ll focus on reinforcing the behaviors we want.  Skills will include relaxing comfortably on place/mat, polite greetings/anti-jumping, leash manners, name response and basic cues such as sit, down, wait, leave it, etc. We’ll also introduce fun and low-cost enrichment ideas to keep your dog happy and stimulated throughout his lifetime.

Class Schedule:

Wednesdays: 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Saturdays, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.