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202 Commons Drive Geneva, IL 

We are proud to offer this selection of classes at the beautiful new

Wet Nose store located in the Geneva Commons.

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Young Puppy Preschool 

For puppies ages up to 24 weeks.  Limit 6 puppies with handlers in each session

5 week series, 1 hour class
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Location: Wet Nose, Geneva

This 5 week series is for young puppies ages up to 24 weeks and their families. Your puppy will learn to be comfortable around novelty, accept handling and restraint, meet and play with other puppies of an appropriate age and play style, and the basic behaviors that will lead o a life long bond with their humans. The humans will learn how to use positive reinforcement, science-based training methods to build

cooperation and trust and prevent undesired behaviors. Plus, you will learn how to “speak dog” by reading your puppy’s body language and more! (First class is orientation via Zoom followed by 4 in person classes) Registrants must provide proof of puppy’s up-to-date vaccinations and a negative fecal sample.

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Intro To Therapy Dog

For puppies ages 6 mos to adult.  Limit 5 pups with handlers in each session

5 week series, 1 hour class
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Location: Wet Nose, Geneva

Do you and your dog enjoy meeting new people? Consider training to become a therapy dog team. Visiting hospitals, nursing homes, colleges, libraries and school reading programs are some of the opportunities available in our area. In this class, you'll learn about the various organizations and what it takes to become a therapy dog team. You'll also have an opportunity to learn and practice the required exercises to pass a Therapy Dog Evaluation.

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Polite Pup - Basic Manners

For adolescent and adult dogs

5 weeks series, one hour class
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Location: Wet Nose, Geneva

 

Is your dog jumping on grandma or your kitchen counters? Ignoring you when you call them from the yard? Pulling on leash? This class will lay the foundation for polite manners and address problem behaviors in your home and in public. Improve your dog’s focus, cooperation and build a stronger bond of communication all while playing fun training games with your dog.

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Canines in the Commons

For pups who have completed an intro class with us.  Limit 5 pups with handlers in each class

5 weeks series, one hour class
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Location: Wet Nose, Geneva

Are you comfortable taking your dog out and about? Meet at Wet Nose where we will learn the skills needed to help your pup have what it takes to be polite in public. We will be based in the Wet Nose BARK Room but will plan to venture out into the Geneva Commons stores and eateries to practice our skills in real life (weather permitting).

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TRICKS CLASS

For dogs who have completed an intro course

5 weeks series, one hour class
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This fun class will introduce you and your dog to the sport of Trick Dog Training. Your dog will learn some fun tricks to show friends and family and you will learn
how trick training boosts your dog’s creativity, builds confidence, improves obedience and manners, and strengthens the bond between you and your dog.
Plus, it’s a great form of physical and mental exercise for your pup!

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Level 2 -
Puppy Kindergarten

For Pups who have completed Puppy Preschool, Older Pup Level 1 or Polite Pup

5 week series, one hour class
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Location: Wet Nose, Geneva

Choose this class if you have completed Puppy Preschool, Pandemic Puppy or Older Pup Level 1.   We will continue to build the behaviors learned in our beginner classes: 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.