Hi-D-Ho Dog Training

Dog Training Classes

Puppy Kindergarten Training | Puppy Mini-Course
Beginner Obedience Class
Intermediate Obedience/Canine Good Citizen Class
Advanced or Competition Obedience Class | Rally Obedience
Advanced Rally/Competition Obedience Class
Trick Classes | Agility Training
Special Lecture Classes
Private Training & Consultations

Puppy Kindergarten

This class is for puppies 10 to 17 weeks of age. The class is designed to get the puppy off to the right start. The puppy will learn how to interact with people by sitting to greet, how to bite nicely, etc. The puppy will play with other puppies providing socialization with other puppies. The class lessons cover how to teach sit, down, stand, walk on leash and come.

Owners will learn how to teach their puppy in a positive and proactive manner. They will learn how to deal with the typical puppy problems (chewing, barking, mouthing, jumping up, etc.). Each week are discussion topics related to raising your puppy. The topics include housebreaking, nutrition, grooming, and health care.

This is a six-week course. The puppy comes to all classes. All family or house members are encouraged to come to class.

Go to the Schedule page for class start dates and registration information.

Puppy Mini-Course

This class is for puppies 10 to 17 weeks of age. The class is designed to get the puppy off to the right start. The puppy will learn how to interact with people by sitting to greet, how to bite nicely, etc. The puppy will play with other puppies providing socialization with other puppies. The class lessons cover how to teach sit, down, and come.

Owners will learn how to teach their puppy in a positive and proactive manner. They will learn how to deal with the typical puppy problems (chewing, barking, mouthing, jumping up, etc.).

This is a three-week course. The puppy comes to all classes. All family or house members are encouraged to come to class.

Go to the Schedule page for class start dates and registration information.

Beginner Obedience Class

This class is for dogs 4 1/2 months and older. The class is designed to teach you how to teach your dog. Does your dog bolt through open doors, pulls on leash, acts silly at the vet's office, or jumps on people? Then this class might be for you and your dog. The lessons include teaching sit, down, stand, stay, come when called, greeting people (sit to greet), greeting other dogs and walking nicely on leash. This class is similar to puppy kindergarten but we expect more and add more distractions during the training.

This is a six-week course. The dog does not come to the first class. All classes starting on the same date will meet at 7:00 pm the first night. All family or house members are encouraged to come to class.

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Intermediate Obedience/Canine Good Citizen Class

This class is for dogs six months or older. The class builds on the Beginner class. We add more and tougher distractions to behaviors the dog knows. The class includes teaching the dog to heel and working off leash. The class also works on the 10 exercises given in the AKC's Canine Good Citizenship Test. Different games are played to reinforce the exercises.

This is a six-week course. The dog comes to all classes.

Check the Schedule page for class dates and registration information.

Advanced or Competition Obedience Class

This class is for dogs six months and older. The class is designed to prepare the dog and handler team for obedience competition. This class can also be used to improve the dog responding to the owner. Most of the time in class is dedicated to working on the various aspects of the Companion Dog Title. This includes heeling, figure eights, stand for exam, come when called, sit and down stays. Various games are played to reinforce the exercises.

This is a six-week course. The dog comes to all classes.

Go to the Schedule page for class start dates and registration information.

Rally Obedience Class

This class introduces students to the different maneuvers and exercises of Rally Style Obedience. Rally Obedience is the combination of obedience maneuvers using the flow and interaction of agility. It includes simple items like forward, halt, left and right turns and more complicated things like serpentines around cones, about U turns and more.

Prerequisites: Completion of Intermediate Class, dog must have concept of heeling.

This is a six-week course.

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Advanced Rally/Competition Obedience Class

This class covers the advanced maneuvers and exercises of upper levels for Rally Style Obedience and competition exercises for the companion dog title. It includes precision heeling, pivots, send over jump while heeling, figure 8, and working around distractions.

Prerequisites: Completion of Intermediate or Rally Class, dog must have concept of heeling.

This is a six-week course.

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Agility

Join the fastest growing dog sport in the US. Dog agility is fun for handlers and dogs and is an excellent way to encourage obedience while enjoying time with your dog. Beginner Agility classes is in a small group format and will focus on introducing you to the sport and your dog to the equipment, such as jumps, tunnels, see-saw, table, a-frame, etc. For more information on agility, go to www.k9web.com. Advanced Beginner Class builds on the Beginner Class concentrating on sequences and basic handling skills. Intermediate Class does advanced sequences and handling skills.

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Tricks Class

This class is for dogs of any age that have completed Puppy Kindergarten or Beginner class. The class is designed to teach the handler how to teach the puppy various tricks. The tricks include give paw, use paw to push things, roll over, open a mail box, weave between legs, push a skate board, etc.

Special Lecture Classes

Lecture classes are offered periodically. These lectures are for discussion purposes without the dogs in attendance.
Having Problems with Your Dog: This is a discussion of problems or questions you have about training or raising your dog. Bring your problems and we will discuss possible solutions.
Tips When You Get a New Dog/Puppy: Discuss what you need to be aware of or need to do before getting a puppy/dog. We will also discuss what to do now that you have a new puppy/dog.
Kids and Dogs: There is nothing better than watching a kid play and interact with their dog. This class discusses tips for children working with dogs and safety around dogs. This is for children K-5th grade and parents.

Be A Tree: The Be a Tree program is a dog bite prevention seminar program for school age children. This program focuses on fun and interactive activities to teach children how to read dog body language and how to act safely around their own dog and strange dogs. Rosie is a licensed presentor. The program is sponsored by Doggone Safe.

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Schedule page for class start dates and registration information.

Lectures for K-12 grades are done upon request. These lectures are designed for the needs of the class and can include demonstrations. Career opprotunities can be covered.

Private Instruction and Consultations

Private lessons are available upon request for any age of dog. Private lessons can be designed to meet your specific needs. The lessons can cover basic commands, competition work, aggression or puppy problems. Call 552-9112 or e-mail Rosie at hidho@hi-d-ho-dogtraining.com to schedule private training sessions.



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