5 Weeks of Fun and Learning

Sign-up for doggie training classes with our expert Julie who has been teaching classes and working in various animal shelters for the last 20 years. All classes meet on Sundays for 5 consecutive weeks in an air-conditioned playroom with 3-5 other dogs and their pet parent. Each week you and your pup will learn new skills that you can easily continue to practice at home. All lessons are taught using scientifically proven learning theories to give you the skills necessary to eliminate undesirable habits and reinforce great behavior. The best part is the deeper bond you'll create with your pup after all the fun rewards.

Puppy Kindergarten (1 Pet & 1 Pet Parent)

$250 Five 1-Hour Sessions

Each week your puppy will build their confidence through play with other puppies and games with people. The class will include house training, mouthing and chewing, crate training, no jump, attention exercises, sit, recall, and more. Puppies must complete all puppy shots before attending class and be under 20 weeks of age.

January 09, 2022 – February 6, 2022, 10:30 – 11:30am

Elementary School Manners (1 Pet & 1 Pet Parent)

$250 Five 1-Hour Sessions

A basic manners foundation class that includes attention exercises, sit, down, stand, leave it, stay, recall, and more.

January 16, 2022 – February 13, 2022, 9:00 – 10:00am

Canine Good Citizens (1 Pet & 1 Pet Parent)

$250 Five 1-Hour Sessions

An American Kennel Club (AKC) advanced class builds upon the skills taught in Elementary School Manners. Teams will learn how to walk through crowds without pulling on a leash, stay from a distance, and recall with distractions. In the last week of class, each dog will be tested and receive an official AKC title for passing. Julie the trainer is certified through the AKC to administer the test.

Prerequisite Required: Completion of Elementary School Manners

January 9, 2022 – February 6, 2022 12:00pm – 1:00pm


Canine Good Citizen Advanced (1 Pet & 1 Pet Parent)

$250 Five 1-Hour Sessions

Teams who have mastered their skills inside the training facility and received their Canine Good Citizen title, can continue their training and work towards the AKC CGC Community and Urban Canine Titles.  Teams will work through real-life distractions of the outdoors and learn how to keep their dog calm and happy while walking on a leash, recalling, and more.  Julie will administer both the AKC Canine Community and AKC Urban Canine tests in the final week of class.

Prerequisite: Dog must have a Canine Good Citizen title

Classes to be announced

Reactive Rover (1 Pet & 1 Pet Parent)

$250 Five 45 Minute Sessions

Some dogs vocalize to tell us that they are scared, upset, or overly confident.  This class looks to find the cause of your dog’s distress and understand it. Then we work on changing how your dog perceives things that might trigger her. The goal of this class is to develop a solid foundation of the ‘why’ so that we can start to transition your dog’s distress into calm and happiness.

Class Schedule:

Tuesday, November 30, 2021, 6:00 – 6:45pm

Sunday, December 5, 2021, 12:00 – 12:45pm

Tuesday, December 7, 2021, 6:00 – 6:45pm

Sunday, December 12, 2021, 12:00 – 12:45pm

Tuesday, December 14, 2021, 6:00 – 6:45pm

What You'll Need
  • Comfortable Clothes
    Wear comfortable clothes and shoes that you can move around in.
  • Treats
    A sandwich bag about half full of small, high value, easy to eat treats are important.
  • Equipment
    A regular flat collar with a quick-release snap off and a 6-foot leash. If you would like to use a no-pull device, a Gentle Leader or Easy Walk Harness will help you! As a fear-free facility, we do not use any other types of training aids.

Our Hospital Team

Dr. Whitney Pressler

Medical Director

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Dr. Judy Yasunaga


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Dr. Jenna Dinstell


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Dr. Maureen Rankin


Our Owners

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Dr. Joanna Cook

Veterinarian & Owner

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Matt Malta

Resort Director & Owner