Welcome!

Pardon our dust during the site renovation.  Below is the upcoming schedule for Summer 2017.

Best Friends K9 Academy Schedule

Registration Form and payment reserves your place in class.

Starter Class

 The must-have class for any dog owner who wants a great start on obedience.
First Class is a Lecture – Do not bring your dogs.

Length:  7 weeks
Cost:  $105-Preregistration; Your registration form and payment save your place in class;
$115-First day of class if there is room
Sessions start:

  • Thursday, June 29 at 6:00-7:00 pm; Attend 7 Thursdays
  • Saturday, June 17 at 10:15-11:15 am; Attend 7 Saturdays
  • Wednesday, July 19 7:15 pm-8:15 pm; Attend 7 Wednesdays

Continuing Education/STAR Puppy

Our second level class that leads you to bigger and better things-like a dog who is really beginning to listen! Earn the STAR Puppy certificate and medal!

Length:  6 weeks
Cost:  $95
Sessions start:

  • Wednesday, June 14 at 6:00-7:00 pm; Attend 6 Wednesdays
  • Saturday, June 17 at 9:00-10:00 am; Attend 7 Saturdays

Advanced Education/CGC

Wow! Look at the manners on that dog! It could be yours as you work toward the Canine Good Citizen title, and lots of social graces.
Length:  6 weeks
Cost:  $95
Sessions Start:  TBA

Canine Good Citizen

Come to this TWO NIGHT prep class to review and practice all the specific parts of the CGC test.
Length:
Cost:
Sessions start:

  • TBA Call to be put on waiting list for the prep class and/or the CGC test

Out and About-Walk, Wait and Stay

Classes will be held in various locations in Easton providing lots of distractions. This class is not to learn the stay or wait cues or how to walk on a leash, but for dogs that need to polish these skills. A long line will be required, in addition to a 6 ft leash.  Limit 8 dogs
Length:  2 weeks
Cost:  $40
Sessions startTBA

Tricks and Treats

Join us for fun and games as you increase the mutual trust and respect between you and your dog. Here’s a great opportunity to learn to observe your dog’s behaviors and shape them into entertaining actions. Our CGC evaluators can prepare and test you for the NEW AKC TRICKS title. ( Prerequisite is our Starter class, limited enrollment)
Length:  6 weeks
Cost:  $95
Session starts:

  • Wednesday, June 14 at 7:15-8:15; Attend 6 Wednesdays
  • (ALERT! THIS TIME SLOT WILL BE TRICKS OR BEGINNER SNIFF IT-WHICHEVER FILLS FIRST!)

Stay and Play

Make your play times training sessions and your training sessions play times.  Find your dog’s off and on switches and use them to help your dog focus on you.  We will offer “give and drop”, go to place, jump through a hoop and other tricks, scent games, and more.  Combine play with obedience to create a really tuned-in dog.
Length:  5 weeks
Cost:  $65
Session starts:  TBA

Sampler

Enjoy a patchwork of different classes to have fun with your dog while you both learn. You will experience scent work, tricks, and challenging obedience exercise-all meant to challenge and entertain.

Length:  6 weeks
Cost:        $85.00
Prerequisites: Instructor approval or our STAR level required for enrollment.
Sessions start:  TBD

Sniff It

Join us for Beginner Sniff It’s a great game that will provide mental stimulation for your dog. Remember, a tired dog is a happy dog.

Length:  6 weeks
Cost:        $85.00
Prerequisites:
Sessions start:
Continuing education for current class members.

  • Thursday, June 15 at 7:15-8:15pm; Attend 6 Thursdays

Beginner Sniff It NEW GROUP FORMING! Prepare for the NEW SCENT WORK TITLE!

  • Wednesday, June 14 at 7:15-8:15 pm; Attend 6 Wednesdays;
  • (ALERT! THIS TIME SLOT WILL BE BEGINNER SNIFF IT OR TRICKS-WHICHEVER FILLS FIRST!)

Rally Signs for Fun

Apply and increase your obedience skills spiced with Rally.  Learn the Rally signs and their directions, and navigate mini-rally courses. Who knows? You and your dog might want to compete in AKC Rally!
Length:  6 weeks
Cost:       $85
Sessions start:   TBA

Competition

Where the rubber meets the road! Time to strut your stuff and show your happy heeling.
Length:  Schedule varies/Call for availability
Cost:  $50/month
Sessions Start:  Tuesday, July 11 at 4:00-6:15 pm