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ANIM:706 Canine Good Citizen07/18-08/29  

The Canine Good Citizen Program is designed to reward dogs who have good manners both at home and in the community. Class instruction is for all 10 parts of the CGC Test. Dog must be at least 6 months old and have basic obedience skills. Proof of vaccinations required. Bring dog (and water bowl) to first class. Successful completion of the test qualifies dog for a CGC patch (available for purchase separately). No class 8/1. Cost for adults 60 and over $36.50

  • Registration Code= 201515 60086
  • Meeting Dates= 07/18-08/29
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Location= RiverChase of Fenton 
  • Instructor= Susan Baxter-Carr
  • Fees= $ 59.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Dog Sports: K9 Nose Work (Level I)06/03-07/15  

Dogs see the world through their noses. This sport is designed to develop your dog's remarkable sense of smell and natural scenting abilities by using their desire to hunt and their love of treats, toys, and exercise. It is a great way for your dog to build confidence and burn both mental and physical energy while having fun. If your dog has a nose, it can play this K9 Nose Work game. Bring your dog and learn together how to play this fun, new sport with our certified instructor. It's fun for both of you! Dogs must be at least 6 months old with current immunizations. Bring soft treats your dog likes (with a distinct scent), a 6-foot leash (no reels) plus flat collar (no choke collars) or harness, and crate or kennel for your pet. If you prefer to attend without your dog, see ANIM 706 M03 for a discount. No class 6/17. Cost for adults 60 and over $45.50

  • Registration Code= 201515 60075
  • Meeting Dates= 06/03-07/15
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
  • Location= RiverChase of Fenton 
  • Instructor= Sandra Ellison
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Dog Sports: K9 Nose Work (without the dog)06/03-07/15  

This class is the same as ANIM 706 M02, but without the dog. If you would like to learn to play this sport with your dog but due to your dog's shy, nervous, or reactive behavior aren't comfortable bringing him/her to a multi-dog activity. You are welcome to register to attend for yourself, to learn and watch and do the exercises with your dog at home. No class 6/17. Cost for adults 60 and over $38.50

  • Registration Code= 201515 60084
  • Meeting Dates= 06/03-07/15
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
  • Location= RiverChase of Fenton 
  • Instructor= Sandra Ellison
  • Fees= $ 59.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Dog Training: Basic Skills & Manners for the Family Dog07/18-08/29  

Do you walk your dog or does your dog walk you? If your time is limited and your budget won't spare the expense of private lessons, this is the perfect alternative! This course in basic skills and manners will give you and your dog a good introduction to beginning obedience commands over a period of 6 weeks. Accomplish your training goals quickly and start getting those behavior problems under control. Class topics also touch on basic grooming, vaccinations, flea/tick control and traveling in the car. Bring your questions! Dog must be at least 6 months old and proof of vaccinations is required. Bring dog (and water bowl) to first class. No class 8/1. Cost for adults 60 and over $45.00.

  • Registration Code= 201515 60085
  • Meeting Dates= 07/18-08/29
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • Location= RiverChase of Fenton 
  • Instructor= Susan Baxter-Carr
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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314-984-7777
 
ANIM:704 Fun Tricks to Teach Your Dog05/30-07/11  

Every dog can do fun tricks. You will learn how to teach your dog standard tricks, such as Shake Hands, Fetch & Release, High 5, Speak, Kiss, Give a Hug, (and our favorite) "Cookie on the Nose," plus we'll introduce you to some that are designed to use your dog's specific abilities, such as Wave, Take a Bow, Figure 8, Take a Nap, and more. Dogs should be at least one year old and well-controlled around other dogs. Previous obedience class or training is preferred, but not required as long as dog obeys: Sit, Down, and Wait or Stay commands. You must be willing to practice at home. Training is by Positive Reinforcement. Bring your dog and required training equipment to class: buckle or training collar, 4-6 ft. leash, water bowl, yummy dog treats or a favorite toy. No class 7/4. Cost for adults 60 and over $32.00.

  • Registration Code= 201515 60064
  • Meeting Dates= 05/30-07/11
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Location= RiverChase of Fenton 
  • Instructor= Susan Baxter-Carr
  • Fees= $ 49.00
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314-984-7777
 
ANIM:706 K9 Nosework: An Introduction to Odor (Level III)06/03-07/15  

If you and your dog enjoyed our other DogSports K9 Nosework courses, you'll love the new challenges presented in this "next step up" course. Whether competition is your goal or you'd just like to expand your dog's skills, come join us. We'll reinforce earlier basic skills then transition your dog from hunting for food to hunting for a specific target odor. Training classes will be held indoors. Give your sniff-loving canine new skills! Prerequisite: Dogs must have successfully completed both the Beginning and Advanced K9 Nose Work courses (no exceptions). No class 6/17. Cost for adults 60 and over $39.00

  • Registration Code= 201515 60074
  • Meeting Dates= 06/03-07/15
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Location= RiverChase of Fenton 
  • Instructor= Sandra Ellison
  • Fees= $ 59.00
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314-984-7777
 
ANIM:701 Puppy Kindergarten05/30-07/11  

You can raise a happy, well-adjusted and confident puppy through socialization, along with basic commands and manners training. You'll learn leadership, grooming skills, and behavioral problem-solving. Completion of all six classes qualifies you and your puppy to take the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Test on the sixth week. (STAR: Socialization, Training, Activity, Responsibility). Successful completion of the test enables you to send for an AKC STAR Puppy Certificate and Medallion. Puppies must be 9 weeks to 1 year old and have 2 series DHLPP & Bordetella immunizations. Proof of vaccinations required. Bring puppy and water bowl to first class. No class 7/4. Cost for adults 60 and over $45.00.

  • Registration Code= 201515 60063
  • Meeting Dates= 05/30-07/11
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • Location= RiverChase of Fenton 
  • Instructor= Susan Baxter-Carr
  • Fees= $ 69.00
Call
314-984-7777