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 amOctober 22, 2017
December 3, 2017December 24, 2017
January 21, 2018
March 4, 2018
April 22, 2018
MONDAY 6:30 pm to 7:30 pmOctober 16, 2017
November 6, 2017
November 27, 2017December 25, 2017
January 1, 2018
December 18, 2017
January 22, 2018
February 12, 2018
March 5, 2018
March 26, 2018
April 16, 2018

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 pmOctober 22, 2017
December 10, 2017December 24, 2018
February 4, 2018
March 25, 2018April 1, 2018
May 20, 2018
MONDAY 7:45 pm to 8:45 pmNovember 27, 2017December 25, 2017
January 1, 2018
January 29, 2018
March 19, 2018
May 7, 2018May 28, 2018

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 amNovember 19, 2017December 24, 2017
January 21, 2018
March 11, 2018April 1, 2018
May 6, 2018
Tuesdays 8:00 pm to 9:00 pmOctober 24, 2017
December 12, 2017
January 30, 2018
March 20, 2018
May 8, 2018
Wednesdays 9:30 am to 10:30 amNovember 15, 2017
January 3, 2018
February 21, 2018
April 11, 2018
Wednesdays 6:45 pm to 7:45 pmNovember 29, 2017
January 17, 2018
March 7, 2018
April 25, 2018

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 amNovember 22, 2017
Wednesdays 8:00 pm to 9:00 pmNovember 29, 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 6:00 pm to 7:00 pmJanuary 16, 2018
March 13, 2018March 6, 2018
May 8, 2018May 1, 2018

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 11:15amNovember 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 9:00pmSee you in the Spring !!

 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 pmOctober 29, 2017
December 10, 2017December 24 & 31, 2017
February 4, 2018
March 18, 2018April 1, 2018
May 6, 2018

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 1:00 pm to 2:00 pmDecember 9, 2017
Monday 9:00 am to 10:00 amOctober 30, 2017
Thursday 9:00 pm to 10:00 pmJanuary 18, 2018

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
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)
Saturday 1:00pm to 2:00pmJanuary 27, 2018 (Session 1 of 2)
March 17, 2018 (Session 2 of 2)April 14 & 21, 2018
Monday 9:00am to 10:00amDecember 18, 2017 (Session 1 of 2)December 25, 2017
January 1, 2018
February 19, 2018 (Session 2 of 2)
Thursday 9:00pm to 10:00pmMarch 8, 2018 (Session 1 of 2)
April 26, 2018 (Session 2 of 2)

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 pmNovember 27, 2017December 25, 2017
January 1, 2018
January 29, 2018
March 19, 2018
May 7, 2018May 28, 2018
Saturday 11:30 am to 12:30 pmDecember 9, 2017
January 27, 2018
March 17, 2018April 14 & 21, 2018
May 26, 2018May 19, 2018
June 9 & 30, 2018
July 7, 2018
Sunday 11:30 am to 12:30 pmNovember 5, 2017October 29, 2017
November 12, 2017
December 24, 2017
January 7, 2018
February 25, 2018April 1, 15 & 22, 2018
May 6, 2018May 20, 2018
June 10, 2018
July 1 & 8, 2018

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 pmDecember 7, 2017
January 27, 2018
March 17, 2018
May 5, 2018
Thursday 5:15 pm to 6:15 pmJanuary 18, 2018
March 8, 2018
April 26, 2018
Saturday 10:15 am to 11:15 amJanuary 13, 2018
March 3, 2018
May 5, 2018

Competitive Agility - (7 weeks)

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

SUNDAY 9:00 a.m. CLASS IS FULL.  Please email us to be put on a wait list.

 

 

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Class Day & TimeClass Start DateNo Class Dates
Monday 11:00 am to 12:00 pmDecember 11, 2017December 25, 2017
January 1, 2018
February 12, 2018
April 2, 2018
May 21, 2018May 28, 2018
Thursday 11:45 am to 12:45 pmDecember 7, 2017
January 25, 2018
March 15, 2018
May 3, 2018
Thursday 6:30 pm to 7:30 pmDecember 7, 2017
January 25, 2018
March 15, 2018
May 3, 2018
Thursday 7:45 pm to 8:45 pmJanuary 4, 2018
February 22, 2018
April 12, 2018
May 31, 2018
Sunday 9:00 am to 10:00 amNovember 19, 2017November 12, 2017
December 24, 2017
January 14, 2018
March 4, 2018April 1, 15 & 22
May 13, 2018May 20, 2018
June 10, 2018
July 1 & 8, 2018
Sunday 10:15 am to 11:15 amDecember 10, 2017December 24, 2017
February 4, 2018
March 25, 2018April 1, 15 & 22, 2018
May 20, 2018
June 17, 2018June 10, 2018
July 1 & 8, 2018
August 5, & 12, 2018

Nosework - Beginner  (7 weeks)  

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 pmDecember 4, 2017December 25, 2017
January 1, 2018
January 22, 2018
March 12, 2018
Thursday 7:00 pm to 8:00 pmNovember 30, 2017December 14, 2017
January 11, 2018
March 1, 2018

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 pmDecember 22, 2017
January 26, 2018
March 16, 2018

     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 pmDecember 22, 2017
January 26, 2018
March 16, 2018

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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