Schedule of Classes
(updated 11/4/17)

Because a dog's mind is a terrible thing to waste...

FOUNDATION

5 weeks
$100
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED
(Registrations received on or after the 1st day of class $110)

The place to start! For dogs and puppies of all ages.
Build the foundation you will need for good manners and behavior for the life of your dog. Learn how to get and keep focus, teach reliable sits, downs, stands, stay, come when called, walk nicely on a leash, as well as impulse control and the proper way to greet other dogs and strangers. Puppy management skills also addressed.
STATUS DAY TIME Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4

Week 5

In Session
Tue
6:30 - 7:30pm
10/31/17
11/7/17
11/14/17

11/21/17

11/28/17
In Session
Sun
12:30 - 1:30pm
10/29/17
11/5/17
11/12/17

11/19/17

12/3/17 (No 11/26)
OPEN
Tue
6:30 - 7:30pm
1/9/18
1/16/18
1/23/18

1/30/18

2/6/18
OPEN
Sun
12:30 - 1:30pm
1/7/18
1/14/18
1/21/18

1/28/18

2/4/18
OPEN
Tue
6:30 - 7:30pm
2/27/18
3/6/18
3/13/18

3/20/18

3/27/18
OPEN
Sun
12:30 - 1:30pm
2/25/18
3/4/18
3/11/18

3/18/18

3/25/18

 

INTERMEDIATE / MANNERS

5 weeks
$100
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED
(Registrations received on or after the 1st day of class $110)

Suitable for dogs of all ages who already have the basic foundational exercises, this class provides distractions, progression, fine tuning, proofing, and problem solving for: Walking on a loose leash (no pull), come when called, sit, down, stand, stay, not jumping up, the polite way to greet other dogs and strangers, continuation of impulse control, good manners and other appropriate behaviors for a well behaved dog. Great for rescue dogs and teenage/adult dogs needing to brush up on manners and basic obedience as well as dog/handler teams intending on continuing towards competition obedience. Introduction of new exercises useful in every day life/competition work, beginning off-leash control, and preparation for the AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) test. Dog/handler teams are worked and progressed at their individual level in each class. A real workout for both dog and handler!
Prerequisite: FOUNDATION class or Instructor permission.

STATUS DAY TIME Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4

Week 5

In Session
Tue
7:45 - 8:45pm
10/31/17
11/7/17
11/14/17

11/21/17

11/28/17
In Session
Thu
6:30 - 7:30pm
11/2/17
11/9/17
11/16/17

11/30/17 (No 11/23)

12/7/17
In Session
Sun
11:15am - 12:15pm
10/29/17
11/5/17
11/12/17

11/19/17

12/3/17 (No 11/26)
OPEN
Tue
7:45 - 8:45pm
1/9/18
1/16/18
1/23/18

1/30/18

2/6/18
OPEN
Thu
6:30 - 7:30pm
1/11/18
1/18/18
1/25/18

2/1/18

2/8/18
OPEN
Sun
11:15am - 12:15pm
1/7/18
1/14/18
1/21/18

1/28/18

2/4/18
OPEN
Tue
7:45 - 8:45pm
2/27/18
3/6/18
3/13/18

3/20/18

3/27/18
OPEN
Thu
6:30 - 7:30pm
3/1/18
3/8/18
3/15/18

3/22/18

3/29/18
OPEN
Sun
11:15am - 12:15pm
2/25/18
3/4/18
3/11/18

3/18/18

3/25/18

 

BEGINNING COMPETITION OBEDIENCE

5 weeks
$100
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED
(Registrations received on or after the 1st day of class $110)

NOVICE LEVELS:
Beginner Novice (BN), Pre-Novice (PCD), Novice (CD)
, Graduate Novice (GN)
For handlers and dogs new to or currently exhibiting in the novice levels of competition obedience. All aspects of preparing you and your dog for the competition obedience ring. Dogs and handlers work at their own level with individual attention for problem solving, fine tuning, and improving performance. Learn how to teach heel, solidify sit/down/stand stays, improve recalls (come), and start/polish off leash work. Handler presentation, ring etiquette, ring patterns, rules, regulations, and common handler errors are also addressed. This class is also suitable for handlers wanting off leash control for Advanced and Excellent levels of Rally.
STATUS DAY TIME Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4

Week 5

In Session
Wed
7:45 - 8:45pm
11/1/17
11/8/17
11/15/17

11/29/17 (No 11/22)

12/6/17
OPEN
Wed
7:45 - 8:45pm
1/10/18
1/17/18
1/24/18

1/31/18

2/7/18
OPEN
Wed
7:45 - 8:45pm
2/28/18
3/7/18
3/14/18

3/21/18

3/28/18



ADVANCED COMPETITION OBEDIENCE

5 weeks
$100
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED
(Registrations received on or after the 1st day of class $110)

ADVANCED LEVELS :
Pre-Open (PCDX), Open (CDX), Graduate Open (GO), Pre-Utility (PUTD), Utility (UD)

For handlers and dogs working off leash at the advanced levels of competition obedience. Learn, problem solve, fine tune, and improve: jumping, retrieves, scent articles, signals, recalls, go outs, off leash heeling and out of sight sits/downs.
Dogs and handlers work and progress at their own level.
STATUS DAY TIME Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4

Week 5

Temporary Hiatus

 

 

RALLY OBEDIENCE

5 weeks
$100
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED
(Registrations received on or after the 1st day of class $110)

ALL LEVELS: NOVICE, INTERMEDIATE, ADVANCED, EXCELLENT, MASTER
Rally is a fun and fast-paced dog sport where your basic obedience skills come into play on a 'course' similar to agility. You and your dog progress through the course signs doing sits, downs, stands, turns, recalls, jumps and other fun moves. The beauty of Rally is that you are encouraged to praise your dog every step of the way! It's FUN for the dog and handler as the courses change so neither of you get bored. A great introduction to competition obedience!
STATUS DAY TIME Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4

Week 5

In Session
Wed
6:15 - 7:30pm
11/1/17
11/8/17
11/15/17

11/29/17 (No 11/22)

12/6/17
OPEN
Wed
6:15 - 7:30pm
1/10/18
1/17/18
1/24/18

1/31/18

2/7/18
OPEN
Wed
6:15 - 7:30pm
2/28/18
3/7/18
3/14/18

3/21/18

3/28/18

 

CANINE BALANCE & CONDITIONING

5 weeks
$110
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED
(Registrations received on or after the 1st day of class $120)

A new way to exercise and keep your dog in condition YEAR ROUND. Build core strength and endurance to help prevent injuries and improve gait and balance. Dogs will learn, practice and progress on exercise balls/peanuts/pills/eggs, vestibular discs, and rocker boards, as well as work ground exercises which will not only tone and condition, but will also improve performance in conformation, obedience, rally and agility. Great for dogs of all ages and conditions, and FUN! The dogs LOVE it!
STATUS  
2018

Email to be put on the waiting/notification list.

 

CANINE GOOD CITIZEN (CGC), STAR PUPPY & TRICK DOG CERTIFICATION


$15


STAR PUPPY, CANINE GOOD CITIZEN (CGC), AKC COMMUNITY CANINE (CGCA) and NEW TRICK DOG certification/testing is available upon request (or listed below if scheduled).
Please email Info@EastsideDogTraining.com to schedule a testing time.
We recommend taking the "INTERMEDIATE/MANNERS 101" class prior to testing if your
dog needs a bit of fine tuning on any of the 10 test exercises.
OPEN

Email to be put on the waiting/notification list or schedule an appointment time.

 

CONFORMATION HANDLING

Drop In Format
$10 per dog
(NO pre-registration required)

All breed conformation handling. This is a TEACHING class, not just run throughs.
For those new to the 'art' of showing, novices who need more polish, and 'old pros' who are training up a new dog, needing to solve a specific issue, or just fine tuning. Stacking, gaiting, table work. Advice, tips, tricks, exercises to improve structure and performance, problem solving, and troubleshooting. Together we will discover the best way to present your dog!
Females in season are welcome in class (wearing britches).
NO People aggressive and/or dog aggressive dogs please!
Class IS held on show days and holidays. Exceptions are listed in red below.

STATUS DAY TIME DATE DATE DATE DATE

DATE

OPEN
Thu
7:45 - 8:45pm
11/9/17
11/16/17
NO 11/23/17
     
11/30/17
12/7/17
NO 12/14/17
NO 12/21/17
NO 12/28/17
     
NO 1/4/18
1/11/18
1/18/18
1/25/18
2/1/18
     
2/8/18
NO 2/15/18
NO 2/22/18
3/1/18
3/8/18
     
3/15/18
3/22/18
3/29/18
NO 4/5/18
NO 4/12/18
     
4/19/18
4/26/18
5/3/18
5/10/18
5/17/18
OPEN
Sun
10:00 - 11:00am
11/5/17
11/12/17
11/19/17
     
NO 11/26/17
12/3/17
NO 12/10/17
NO 12/17/17
NO 12/24/17
NO 12/31/17
1/7/18
1/14/18
1/21/18
1/28/18
     
2/4/18
NO 2/11/18
NO 2/18/18
2/25/18
3/4/18
3/11/18
3/18/18
3/25/18
NO 4/1/18
NO 4/8/18
4/15/18
4/22/18
4/29/18
5/6/18
5/13/18

 

PRIVATE LESSONS

$75 per
Hour
Appointment required

Private one-on-one lessons available for manners, behavior, conformation handling, competition obedience, problem solving, new puppy preparation or management, and Canine Good Citizen and Star Puppy tests. Length of private based on student needs.
Days, evenings and weekends. Call or email to arrange appointment.
Lessons are at the Eastside Dog Training facility but can be arranged elsewhere (at an additional charge) to solve issues which can not be addressed without the distractions of strangers, dogs, the home environment, or other situations.
STATUS  
By Appt
Call or email to schedule an appointment day, date, and time