Glen Ellyn Group Classes

SPRING SESSION STARTS WEEK OF MAY 16th Class sizes are limited to 4-5 teams

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.

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Young Puppy Preschool

For puppies ages 9 weeks to 5 months.  Class size up to 6 pups

Course Length: 5 weeks, 1 hour class
session dates and times
Fee: $200
Location: Glen Ellyn (in-person) or Zoom by request

Join a group of puppy friends for our 5-week Puppy Start Right beginner class.  The group will meet on week 1 via Zoom video conference for orientation, and in-person during weeks 2-5. Classes 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.  Play training games, build skills and learn socialization techniques that will last a lifetime. We also address common puppy behavioral challenges.

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Older Pup - Level One

For puppies ages 6 months and older
Class size up to 4 pups

Course Length: 5 weeks, 1 hour class
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Fee: $200
Location: Glen Ellyn 

Did you miss out on teaching the basics during the pandemic? or looking for a solid starter class your new pup? Laying a strong foundation of positive training will help you...and your pup!  During this 5 week class, the group will meet on week 1 via Zoom video conference for orientation, and in-person during weeks 2-5.

 

Here are a few things you and your puppy will learn:

  • Clear communication

  • Socialization 

  • Sit, lie down, come and stay “go to bed” and more

  • Relax and settle

  • Polite Greeting strategies

  • Intro Loose leash walking

PLUS we address nipping and chasing, chewing, stealing and other undesirable behaviors.

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Puppy Kindergarten

For Puppies who have completed Young Puppy Preschool, Pandemic Puppy or Older Pup Level 1

Course Length: 5 weeks, 1 hour class
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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.

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Drop Off - Puppy Play and Train
**Currently on hold 
Watch for upcoming dates for June**

For Puppies enrolled in Puppy classes
ages 9 weeks to 5 months
Class size up to 4 pups

Fee: One class $100 / Two-pack $190 / Three-pack $280
1 hour class 
Location: Glen Ellyn

Socialization. Enrichment. Off Leash Play.

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.  Plus we will introduce the concept of regulating arousal through calming activities including boundary games, focus games and active rest.