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Dog Obedience Classes
CANINE GOOD CITIZEN/THERAPY DOG PREP (spring)
with Cheryl Wassus
The AKC Canine Good Citizen test is the foundation for therapy dog training. This class is based on teaching and training dogs with their handlers through positive reinforcement. We will prepare for evaluation and assessment for therapy dog work. Any age and breed or mix over 12 months old are welcome. Please bring health records and your pet on a 6-foot lead to class. Retractable leads not allowed. The evaluation and certification for the AKC title will be a separate fee.
Inst: Cheryl Wassus, AKC, approved CGC Evaluator, Therapy Dogs International Certified Evaluator
DOG TRICK TRAINING (spring)
with Michele Bodoh
Trick training not only provides physical and mental challenges for the dog, it also provides a rewarding experience for the owner and encourages a relationship based upon clear communication and positive reinforcement methods. Students will work towards their Novice Trick Dog title (NTD). Any age and breed or mix is welcome to participate. Please bring proof of health records to the first class. Evaluation and certification for the AKC title will be a separate fee.
Inst: Cheryl Wassus and Michele Bodh, Certified Trick Dog Instructors
HORSEBACK "ENGLISH RIDING" LESSONS (spring)
with Cathy Rohrs
Are you horse crazy? Do you have a passion for anything "horses"? Come and experience the wonderful world of riding. Students will learn the fundamentals of English style riding. Hands on grooming, tacking and riding instruction provided by experienced instructors on our seasoned school horses. Please wear jeans or long pants and shoes or boots with a ½-inch heel. Safety helmets provided. Classes fill quickly so register early! Grades K-12.
Cathy Rohrs, Assistant Trainer, Stonehaven Farms
PUPPY TRAINING/GOOD MANNERS CLASS (spring)
with Cheryl Wassus
The AKC S.T.A.R.™ Puppy Program rewards responsible owners who take the time to train and socialize their new puppies. This program is the puppy level of the AKC’s well-known Canine Good Citizen® program. "S.T.A.R." stands for Socialization, Training, Activity and a Responsible owner, all of the things a puppy needs to have a good life. This class is for any puppy and breed or mix, under 12 months. Please bring health records with puppy on lead to first class. The evaluation and certification for the AKC title will be a separate fee.
Inst: Cheryl Wassus, AKC, approved CGC EvaluatorWassus