UPCOMING CLASSES

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(630) 853-9272

Group Dog Training Classes

Build a great relationship and a well-trained dog with the Puppy Professor. 

Our small and personalized group classes speed learning in a supportive environment.

Group Classes

DROP OFF - PUPPY PLAY SCHOOL

One Week $375 / Two Consecutive Weeks $700 / Three Consecutive Weeks $1000

For puppies ages 9 weeks to 5 months * Limit 6 puppies per weekly session

Attend TUESDAY * WEDNESDAY * THURSDAY  9 AM-12:30PM 

 

Socialization. Enrichment. Training.

Our Puppy Professors (all certified trainers) build your puppy’s confidence and optimism through carefully crafted socialization experiences including noise desensitization, introduction to novelty, balance and proprioception activities, off leash puppy interactions, and more.  We will teach the puppies to regulate arousal through calming activities including boundary games, focus games and active rest.  Lastly, we will introduce marker based training to establish a learning foundation for basic skills like targeting, stationing, and capturing or shaping basic behaviors like attention to handler, sit, down, recall and more.

Location: Glen Ellyn Trainer Home 

Puppy Home School (For puppies up to 1 year old)

$160

Train from the comfort of your home.  Join a group of homeschooled puppy friends for our 5-week beginner class.  We will meet over Zoom video conference for lessons and practice once weekly. Conferences will include live demos, individual coaching, and discussion. Fun for the whole family!  The skills learned in this class will lay the foundation for a strong bond of communication with your pup.  We will play games, build skills, learn socialization techniques that will last a lifetime.    

Course Length: 5 weeks, 40-50 minute sessions

Location: VIA ZOOM

 

Puppy Kindergarten - Zoom

$160

For puppies 5 months and older who have completed "Puppy Start Right" or Puppy Home School.   We will continue to build the behaviors learned in Puppy Start Right: sit, down, come, hand target, drop it/give, settling on a mat.  Plus, we will introduce additional targeting, stay, leash walking, calm greetings and incorporate more games that will shape your pup into a creative thinker  and you into a creative trainer.   

Course Length: 5 weeks, 40-50 minute sessions

Location: VIA ZOOM
 

 

 

25 Day Challenge! Games that will make you "Sexier than a Squirrel"!

$37 total for access to all games and video meet ups!

A self-paced video learning class that provides instruction on simple games to play that help your dog's connection to you and disengagement from that ever so interesting environment. So when that pesky squirrel, bird or neighbor dog appears, it will be YOU that your dog pays attention to.  Watch, learn and play and then check in with us on Zoom once weekly to discuss the games, provide real-time demos and answer your questions. 

Join the challenge! It will be fun for the whole family especially your pup!

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"The new bond and level of understanding that was built using the skills learned in the class completely changed our guardian/companion relationship.  Instead of fear and uncertainty, he now enthusiastically offers appropriate behaviors! I still have moments of complete surprise and delight as he continues to have flashes of new confidence and discovery! " 

- Lou Ann F.

Providing private dog training, puppy training, and group dog and puppy training classes in Glen Ellyn, Wheaton, Lombard, and surrounding areas. Services include puppy day training, family dog training for kids, loose-leash walking training, puppy potty training, puppy socialization class, dog training tricks, fearful dog training, rescue dog training, and clicker training. We use positive reinforcement dog training methods. Owned by Amy Saletta, KPA CTP. 

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