Group Classes

Kindergarten

 Puppy Kindergarten - (6 weeks)

Puppies 8 to 18 weeks.  Focus on socialization, preventing aggression and preventing behavior problems.  Pups are turned loose to play in a safe, structured environment.  Behaviors taught  include crate training, sit, lie down, loose leash walking, wait, coming when called and drop what’s in your mouth.

 

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Class Day & TimeClass Start DateNo Class Dates
SUNDAY 9:00 am to 10:00 amJuly 23, 2017
September 3, 2017
October 15, 2017
November 26, 2017December 24, 2017
MONDAY 6:30 pm to 7:30 pmJuly 17, 2017
August 7, 2017September 4, 2017
August 28, 2017September 4, 2017
September 25, 2017
October 16, 2017
November 6, 2017

dog-training

Adolescent Dog Class - (7 weeks)

Puppies 18 weeks to 8 months. Continue your pups education and socialization. Obedience includes go to your mat/place, sit, lie down, introductory heeling, wait at the door, coming when called and impulse control. Pups are turned loose to play. Distractions are added systematically so that your pup can succeed.

 

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Class Day & TimeClass Start DateNo Class Dates
SUNDAY 11:30 am to 12:30 pmJuly 16, 2017
September 3, 2017
October 22, 2017
MONDAY 7:45 pm to 8:45 pmAugust 14, 2017September 4, 2017
October 9, 2017

Basic I Obedience Training - (7 weeks) 

For dogs over 5 months.  Focus on obedience including wait at doors/gates, sit to greet a human, heel, loose leash walking, lie down, off, drop-it, coming when called from distractions and leave-it.  Behavior problems addressed and written homework provided.

 

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Class Day & TimeClass Start DateNo Class Dates
Sundays 10:15 am to 11:15 amAugust 6, 2017
September 24, 2017
Tuesdays 8:00 pm to 9:00 pmJuly 18, 2017
September 5, 2017
October 24, 2017
Wednesdays 9:30 am to 10:30 amAugust 9, 2017
September 27, 2017
November 15, 2017
Wednesdays 6:45 pm to 7:45 pmAugust 9, 2017
September 27, 2017
November 15, 2017

itouch-iconBasic 2 Obedience Training - (7 weeks)

Dogs that have had previous training.  Focus on heeling, adding distractions, finish and stays with distance.  AKC Canine Good Citizen components are introduced and practiced.

 

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Class Day & TimeClass Start DateNo Class Dates
Wednesdays 10:45 am to 11:45 amJuly 26, 2017
Wednesdays 8:00 pm to 9:00 pmJuly 26, 2017
Saturdays 10:15 am to 11:15 am

Rally Obedience - (7 weeks)

Dogs that are proficient in Basic 1 obedience.  Follow the signs as they direct you from start to finish. Learn some challenging obedience moves along the way.  This class will prepare you for fun competitions where you and your dog can earn an obedience title.

 

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Class Day & TimeClass Start DateNo Class Dates
Tuesdays 6:45 pm to 7:45 pmAugust 15, 2017August 8, 2017
October 10, 2017October 3, 2017
December 5, 2017November 28, 2017

Company’s Coming - (5 weeks)

The ultimate house manners class. Focus on a solid stay when people come to visit, no begging at the table and proper behavior at the door. This class will break it all down into easily attainable steps so that you have a well behaved dog in the house.  Please bring a rubber backed mat or rug to class.

 

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Class Day & TimeClass Start DateNo Class Date
Fridays 10:00am to 11:00 amOctober 6, 2017
Saturdays 10:15am to 11:15amSeptember 9, 2017September 30, 2017
November 18, 2017

itouch-iconCome Here Now - (5 weeks)

Focus on coming when called away from distractions.  We will begin on leash and finish with off leash recalls.  Weather permitting, classes will be taught outdoors.

 

 

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Class Day & TimeClass Start DateNo Class Dates
Tuesdays 8:00pm to 9:00pmMay 30, 2017
July 11, 2017July 4, 2017
September 5, 2017

 itouch-iconDabble in Dog Sports - (6 weeks)
 

A plethora of fun awaits you as you participate in 2 weeks of agility, 1 week of flyball, 1 week of nosework, 1 week of rally obedience and 1 week of disc.

 

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Class Day & TimeClass Start DateNo Class Dates
Sundays 1:00 pm to 2:00 pmAugust 6, 2017
September 17, 2017
October 29, 2017

itouch-iconObedience for Agility - (7 weeks)

This class is for the dog with no formal obedience training that would like to get started in the sport of agility.  Students will learn to teach their dogs to sit, stay, come when called, and “focus”.  This class will also introduce agility obstacles in a safe manner.

 

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Class Day & TimeClass Start DateNo class
Saturday 9:00 am to 10:00 amAugust 19, 2017September 2 & 30

itouch-iconIntroduction to Agility 1 - (7 weeks)

Introduce your dog to this exciting sport.  This class will teach your dog to safely move through the agility obstacles in a manner in which they can succeed.  You will begin learning the foundation for training an agility dog.

Prerequisite: Dog should have completed at least 6 weeks of group obedience training prior to enrollment or Obedience/Agility.

2 concurrent sessions of Agility 1 are required before moving into Agility II. After 7 weeks of class, if you wish to continue, you will just stay in that time slot and continue on with your training. Your introduction to Agility I class will become an Introduction to Agility II class after 14 weeks.

 

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Class Day & TimeClass Start DateNo Class Dates
Monday 12:15 pm to 1:15 pmMarch 13, 2017 (Session 1 of 2)
May 1, 2017 (Session 2 of 2)May 29, 2017
Saturday 9:00am to 10:00amOctober 21, 2017 (Session 1 of 2)October 28, 2017
November 11, 2017
December 23, 2017 (Session 2 of 2)
Sunday 11:30 am to 12:30 pmMarch 26, 2017 (Session 1 of 2)April 16 & 23, 2017
May 21, 2017
June 4, 2017 (Session 2 of 2)June 11, 2017
July 2 & 9, 2017
August 6 & 13, 2017

itouch-iconIntroduction to Agility 2 - (7 weeks)

This class is for the dog with some agility and foundation training.  Weave poles may be closed or open and dog should be comfortable with a least half height A-Frame and Dog Walk.

 

 

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Class Day & TimeClass Start DateNo Class Dates
Monday 12:15 pm to 1:15 pmAugust 14, 2017September 4, 2017
Thursday 5:00 pm to 6:00 pmAugust 17, 2017
October 5, 2017
Saturday 10:15 am to 11:15 amJune 24, 2017July 1 & 8
August 5 & 12
September 2, 2017
Saturday 11:30 am to 12:30 pmJuly 22, 2017August 5 & 12
September 2, 2017
Sunday 11:30am to 12:30pmAugust 27, 2017September 3, 2017
October 1, 2017
November 5, 2017October 29, 2017
November 12, 2017
December 24, 2017

itouch-iconStarter’s Agility - (7 weeks)

This class is for the somewhat experienced dog and handler.  Your dog should be comfortable with full height equipment.  Weave poles may be open or closed.  The handler should have some prior knowledge of handling techniques including front and rear crosses.  This class will focus on improving handler and dog performance.

 

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Class Day & TimeClass Start DateNo Class Dates
Thursday 1:00 pm to 2:00 pmAugust 24, 2017
October 12, 2017
December 7, 2017
Thursday 9:00 pm to 10:00 pmAugust 31, 2017
October 19, 2017
December 14, 2017

Competitive Agility - (7 weeks)

This class is for experienced dogs and handlers.  Current students are trialing in beginner and advanced competitions.

 

 

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Class Day & TimeClass Start DateNo Class Dates
Monday 11:00 am to 12:00 pmAugust 28, 2017
Thursday 11:45 am to 12:45 pmAugust 24, 2017
Thursday 6:30 pm to 7:30 pmAugust 24, 2017
Thursday 7:45 pm to 8:45 pmAugust 3, 2017
September 21, 2017
Sunday 9:00 am to 10:00 amSeptember 10, 2017September 3, 2017
October 1 & 29, 2017
Sunday 10:15 am to 11:15 amJuly 23, 2017August 6 & 13, 2017
September 3, 2017

Nosework - Beginner  (5 weeks)  

BOTH CLASSES ARE FULL.  Please email us to be put on a wait-list.

You will be amazed as your dog learns to find specific scents in a box, a room, and eventually outside. Your dog already knows how to use its nose. This class teaches your dog what to scent for and teaches you how to read your dog’s body language as it searches.

                                      All dogs must be crated between turns.  Please bring your own crate.
 

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Class Day & TimeClass Start DateNo Class Dates
Monday 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Nosework - Intermediate (5 weeks)    

CLASS IS FULL.  Please email us to be put on a wait list.
  

This class is for those who have had some experience in nosework.  Your dog should already be on odor.  We work all facets of nosework - containers, vehicles and different environments inside and out (weather permitting).  This is a progressive class.

                                       All dogs must be crated between turns.  Please bring your own crate.

 

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Class Day & TimeClass Start DateNo Class Dates
Friday 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

     Nosework - Advanced  (5 weeks)  

     CLASS IS FULL.  Please email us to be put on a wait list.
  

      This class is for the experienced nose work dog. Dogs must be on odor and comfortable with exterior         and interior searches. Searches will be based on NW2/NW3 and UKC Superior/Master level hides.

                                             All dogs must be crated between turns.  Please bring your own crate.

 

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Class Day & TimeClass Start DateNo Class Dates
Friday 7:15 pm to 8:15 pm

Introduction to Flyball Racing - (7 weeks)
  

This is a great class for dogs that need to burn off some extra energy.  Watch your dog as it learns to run down a lane of 4 jumps, retrieve a tennis ball, and return back to you.  This class will introduce your dog to the flyball box, passing, retrieving, and recalls.

 

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Class Day & TimeClass Start DateNo Class Dates
Sunday 3:00pm to 4:00pmNovember 19, 2017December 24 & 31, 2017

Reactive Dog Class - (6 weeks)

This class is for dogs that exhibit aggression or over excitability while leashed in the presence of other dogs.  This class discusses and implements behavior modification techniques. Sound management practices are taught to reduce the dogs reactive tendencies .  No dogs first week of class.  Instructor approval required for enrollment.

 

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Class Day & TimeClass Start DateNo Class Dates
Sunday 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

 Conformation Drop-In Classes ($16/visit)
 


We welcome Stan Matsumoto to teach conformation and handling.  In his 28 years as a professional handler, Stan has campaigned dogs from all 7 groups, many of which ended up being nationally ranked in the top 5 of their breed system.  Classes are held on Thursdays at 7:00 pm.  Please call Stan Matsumoto for further details:  708-203-2646

 

Class Day & TimeClass Start DateNo Class Dates
Thursday 7pm to ?January 1

CLASSES ARE HELD AT:
Pawsitively Heaven Pet Resort, Inc.
10051 Kitty Ave
Chicago Ridge, IL  60415

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