Happy Tails Dog Training Classes at Feeders Supply

Providing Positive Pet Training
Linda Laun, Director
Please send an email if have questions about our classes or schedule

Help your pet be the best he can be! A well-behaved pet is the goal of obedience training. You’ll learn how to socialize your pet and how to prevent unwanted behaviors. Plus, your dog will learn the basic doggy manners that make living with your pet a joy.

Once you are through the basics, the two of you may want to explore more challenging skills, like Rally or Agility. See our list of class descriptions to choose the class that’s right for you.

Class Schedule 2017
Session I: Weeks Beginning 1/8/17 and 1/22/17
Session II: Weeks Beginning 3/05/17 and 3/19/17
Session III: Weeks Beginning 5/14/17 and 6/4/17
Session IV: Weeks Beginning 7/9/17 and 7/30/17
Session V: Weeks Beginning 9/24/17 and 10/8/17

 

Each session runs for 6 weeks, one class of approximately one hour duration per week at all Feeders Supply locations.

All trainers are certified by the Animal Behavior College, AKC, or are a Graduate of Happy Tails Pet Training Apprentice Program and have a minimum of 5 years training experience.

6-week Session Fee: $80: $15 non-refundable deposit, $65 due at first class. Register at a nearby Feeders Supply store.

Class Descriptions

Level I Puppy – 8 to 18 Wks. (older, shy dogs may attend puppy after a consultation). The main focus of this class is socialization & management skills. Basic behaviors such as sit and leash walking will be introduced. Orientation for first class starts at 6:30 pm and is conducted without dogs present.

Level I Adult– 18 weeks and older. Focus of this class is basic skills and manners. Orientation for first class starts at 6:30 pm and is conducted without dogs present.

Level I Puppy/Adult Combo– Orientation session for first class starts at 6:30 pm and is conducted without dogs present.

Level II Adult – 18 weeks & older. Must have attended Level I orientation at Feeders Supply and Level I class or its equivalent and have good attention & focus, at least a 1-minute sit/down-stay & average leash-walking skills.

Level III – Must have completed Level II class or its equivalent and have attended Level I orientation at Feeders Supply. Level III may include but is not limited to advanced obedience skills, Rally obedience, tricks or other targeted behaviors.

Canine Good Citizen/Therapy Dog Prep – These classes will focus on skills required to pass the AKC CGC test and/or Delta Pet Partner/WAGS Ambassador Evaluation Test. Other intermediate level behaviors will be included such as prolonged stays and working at higher levels of distraction.

Fun & Games With Your Dog – Uses Tug and games to teach bite inhibition, impulse control and basic manners. Behaviors are Tug, Out, Wait, Attention, Retrieve, Down, Sit and other things like dancing and competitions. This class is designed for the owner and dog who want to continue with training but have mastered the basics.

Agility – Introduction to agility equipment using positive and safe techniques that are fun for you and your dog.

Rally – Level II class with this performance sport. A course is laid out with stations that require specific behaviors for you and your dog to complete.

NOTE: Ages are at the time class begins.  All dogs 4 months of age or older are required to have a rabies vaccination. Proof of current vaccinations per veterinarian recommendation

Fee: $80 — $15 non-refundable deposit plus $65 due at first class. Pre-registration is recommended. Register in person at a nearby Feeders Supply store.

Detailed Class Schedule 2017

Each session runs for 6 weeks, one class of approximately one hour duration per week. Held at all Feeders Supply locations.

Starting Dates for Group A Classes

Session I:  Week Beginning 1/8/17
Session II: Week Beginning 3/5/17
Session III: Week Beginning 5/15/17
Session IV: Week Beginning 7/9/17
Session V: Week Beginning 9/23/17

LOCATION  DATE/TIME LEVEL
Hikes Point 6:30 Tuesday Level III/Therapy Dog
Hikes Point 7:45 Tuesday Level III/Fun & Games With Your Dog
Middletown 6:30 Monday Level I Puppy/Adult
Middletown 7:45 Monday Level I Puppy/Adult
Middletown 6:30 – 8:00 Thursday Level II Adult (CGC) – 4 weeks
This is a 4-week session Canine Good Citizen
Springhurst 6:30 Tuesday Level I Puppy
Springhurst 7:45 Tuesday Level I Adult
New Albany Grant Line 6:30 Tuesday Level I Puppy/Adult
New Albany Grant Line 7:45 Tuesday Level II Adult
New Albany State St. 6:30 Monday Level I Puppy/Adult
New Albany State St. 7:45 Monday Level II/Rally Obedience
Clarksville 6:30 Wednesday Level I Puppy/Adult
Clarksville 7:45 Wednesday Level II Adult
Fern Creek 6:30 Thursday Level I Puppy/Adult
Fern Creek 7:45 Thursday  Level II Adult
Elizabethtown 6:30 Wednesday Level I Puppy
Elizabethtown 7:45 Wednesday Level I Adult
Frankfort 6:30 Monday Level II Adult
Frankfort 6:30 Wednesday Level I Puppy/Adult

Starting Dates for Group B Classes

Session I:  Week Beginning 1/22/17
Session II: Week Beginning 3/19/17
Session III: Week Beginning 6/4/17
Session IV: Week Beginning 7/30/17
Session V: Week Beginning 10/8/17

LOCATION DATE/TIME LEVEL
Hikes Point 6:30 Wednesday Level I Puppy
Hikes Point 7:45 Wednesday Level I Adult
Preston Hwy 6:30 Thursday Level I Puppy/Adult
Preston Hwy 7:45 Thursday Level II Adult
Dixie Highway 6:30 Monday Level I Puppy
Dixie Highway 7:45 Monday Level I Adult
Holiday Manor 6:30 Wednesday Level I Puppy
Holiday Manor 7:45 Wednesday Level I Adult
St. Matthews 6:30 Monday Level I Puppy
St. Matthews 7:45 Monday Level I Adult
Baxter Ave.* 9:30 Saturday Level I Puppy
Baxter Ave.* 10:45 Saturday Level I Adult
Shepherdsville 6:30 Tuesday Level I Puppy
Shepherdsville 7:45 Tuesday Level I Adult
Pewee Valley 6:30 Monday Level I Puppy
Pewee Valley 7:45 Monday Level I Adult
North Dixie 6:30 Wednesday Level I Puppy
North Dixie 7:45 Wednesday Level I Adult

 *No March 19 session classes at Baxter

Need additional information about any of our classes?
Send an email to Linda Laun, Director, Happy Tails Dog Training