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Contact us:    410 253 3234 or 410 364 5047 or  training@bestfriendsk9academy.com

Please mail your registration to :

Best Friends K9 Academy LLC
29532 Canvasback Drive #12
Easton MD 21601

Tuition prices are listed on the schedule below.

Please note the dates for late registration and closing of registration.

BFK9A Registration form and payment required to reserve your place in class.  There is a $10.00 fee for late registration.

BFK9 Schedule of Classes

NOTES:  LAST  group classes  are posted!  NEW Starter class just added!***

Join us for private lessons in 2019.

SPECIAL!!  Reduced price on pack of 3 private lessons available for purchase November through December only.  Use by 6/1/2019.  Save $30!

Starter Class

Our first level for any dog owner who wants a great start on focus and obedience.

Length:  7 weeks
Cost:  $115

Prerequisite:  First class for all dogs entering BFK9 Academy

First Class is a Lecture – Do not bring your dogs.
Session starts:

  • Saturday, November 3   9:15-10:15 am.  Class is filled!
  • ***    Wednesday, November 7   7:15-8:15 pm   This class meets for 6 Wednesdays with Nov. 14, 21, 28 and Dec. 5 running an extra 15 minutes until 8:30 pm.  Late registration begins November 3 -$10.00 late fee applies.  Registration closes November 5.  As of Oct. 27, 4 spots remain.

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:  $105

Prerequisite:  Starter or instructor approval
Sessions start:  Saturday, November 3  10:30-11:30 am. Late registration begins October 27-late registration fee in effect.-$10.00- late registration fee in effect.  Registration closes November 1.  As of October 17, 2 spots remain.

Advanced Education/CGC

Wow! Look at the manners on that dog! This could be the description of you and your dog as you work toward the Canine Good Citizen title and lots of other social graces.
Length:  6 weeks
Cost:  $105.00
Prerequisite:  STAR or instructor approval
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: 2 weeks
Cost: $50.00
Prerequisite:  STAR or instructor approval
Sessions start:  TBA

Out and About

Put your best paws forward!    Polish your leash walking and obedience skills in various Easton locations.  Individualized instruction in walking and socialization skills with a variety of distractions.
Length1 night-90 minutes.
Cost:  $35.00
Prerequisite:  STAR or instructor approval
Sessions start:  Contact us to get on the waiting list for the next outing in the Fall.

Tricks and Treats

Join us for fun and games as you increase the mutual trust and respect between you and your dog. Our CGC evaluators can prepare and test you for the NEW AKC TRICKS title. Prerequisite is our Starter class.
Length:  6 weeks
Cost:  $105
Prerequisite:  Starter or instructor approval
Session starts: TBA

Stay and Play

Combine play with obedience for a really tuned-in dog.  Your dog will learn to maintain a stay position or do a recall through distractions such as another dog playing fetch, or go from jumping through a hoop into a wait position, play scent games and other tricks.

Length:  6 weeks

Cost:  $105
Prerequisite:  STAR or instructor approval
Session starts:  Tuesday, September 3 at 6:15-7:15 pm

Sniff It

Join us for Beginner Sniff It.   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:        $105.00
Prerequisite:  Any skill level
Sessions start: TBA (Contact us to be put on waiting list)

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:       $105
Prerequisite:  STAR or instructor approval
Sessions start:   TBA


Where the rubber meets the road! Time to strut your stuff and show your happy heeling in the AKC competition ring.
Length:  6 weeks
Cost:   $105.00 for 1st class.  Tuition lowered for continuing students.

Prerequisite:  STAR or instructor approval
Sessions Start:  Tuesdays 3:30-6:00 pm; Contact us for availability; Private instruction  at other times by appointment.