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Classes and Programs

Most of our classes and programs are listed below.  Most are 6 weeks longs, some 8 weeks long and all for $50 except where indicated differently.

Certification programs, Shelter programs, Hands on Healing and Canine Wellness Programs prices are marked.

All can be signed up for once you have registered as a student.  Registration is free.

Over the Top Dogs

ORIGINAL REACTIVE DOG CLASS

PLAY THERAPY FOR REACTIVE DOGS I

PLAY THERAPY FOR REACTIVE DOGS II

PLAY THERAPY FOR REACTIVE DOGS III

TINY TYRANTS

Relationship Training

GETTING TO KNOW YOU
YOUR RESCUED DOG

SURVIVING TO THRIVING
YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR DOG

THE KEY TO CONNECTION

Empowerment, Engagement, Enrichment

ENGAGEMENT

EMPOWERMENT

ENRICHMENT

DIMENSIONS IN FEAR
CREATING A CONFIDENT DOG

ORIGINAL SHY DOG CLASS

Handling Distractions

CLARITY AND CALM IN A CHAOTIC WORLD
HANDLING DISTRACTIONS

CONTROL YOURSELF

GET FOCUSED


Fitness Fundamentals

FITNESS FUNDAMENTALS I

FITNESS FUNDAMENTALS II

FITNESS FUNDAMENTALS III

Functional Agility

URBAN AGILITY

FLOWGILITY

SHADOW GAMES

YOGA FOR YOUR DOG

Handling and Care

BED REST GAMES

FINDING YOUR REAR END

CANINE WEIGHT LOSS

HANDS ON HEALING

STRESS FREE HANDLING

NAILS, NAILS, NAILS

Senior and Puppy Fitness

SENIOR SUPPORT

PUPPY YOGA

CREATIVE EXERCISE



Obedience and Foundation Skills

PLAYING OBEDIENCE

FOUNDATION SKILLS

PUBLIC MANNERS I

PUBLIC MANNERS II

PUBLIC MANNERS III

Loose Leash Walking

LOOSE LEASH WALKING

HEELING MAGIC

Recalls

LIFE WITHOUT A LEASH
RIGHTEOUS RECALL

DON'T MOVE - FABULOUS STAYS

Raising a Puppy

PUPPY LEARNING GAMES

HOUSEHOLD MANNERS

HOUSE TRAINING ISSUES

SAVVY SOCIALIZATION

Scent Detection from Basics to Expert

SCENT DETECTIVE

SCENT & ENRICHMENT

Odor Targeting, Recognition and Detection


ODOR TARGETING, RECOGNITION & DETECTION I

ODOR TARGETING, RECOGNITION & DETECTION II

ODOR TARGETING, RECOGNITION & DETECTION IN THE MEDICAL WORLD

NOSEWORK GAMES & TROUBLESHOOTING

Dogs Detecting Disease

DOGS DETECTING DISEASE

BIO-DETECTION BASICS

BIO-DETECTION ADVANCED

BIO-DETECTION PUBLIC SEARCHES

Environmental Toxin Detection

ENVIRONMENTAL TOXIN BASICS

ENVIRONMENTAL TOXIN ADVANCED

ENVIRONMENTAL TOXIN PUBLIC SEARCHES

Mobility and Assistance

SERVICE DOG I

SERVICE DOG II

SERVICE DOG III

MOBILITY & ASSISTANCE DOGS

Medical Alert

BASIC MEDICAL ALERT

ADVANCED MEDICAL ALERT

GETTING A PERSISTENT ALERT

Psychiatric and Hearing

PTSD AND PANIC DISORDERS DOG

I CAN HEAR THAT

Service Dog Basics


RAISING A SERVICE PUPPY

INTELLIGENT DISOBEDIENCE

PUBLIC ACCESS GAMES

SERVICE DOG RETRIEVE

Managing Prey Drive

MAKING CHOICES MANAGING PREY DRIVE I

MAKING CHOICES MANAGING PREY DRIVE II

Dangerous Critter Avoidance Without Shock

SNAKE AVOIDANCE WITHOUT SHOCK

SONORAN DESERT TOAD AVOIDANCE WITHOUT SHOCK

Sports

TRICK DOG - NOVICE

TRICK DOG - ADVANCED

TRICK DOG - EXPERT

TRICK DOG - CHAMPION

TRICKS and OTHER EXERCISES
THAT TEACH

Other Behavior Issues and Programs

HANDLING NOISE PHOBIAS

DON'T RUN IN THE STREET

Tricks

TRICK DOG - NOVICE

TRICK DOG - ADVANCED

TRICK DOG - EXPERT

TRICK DOG - CHAMPION

TRICKS and OTHER EXERCISES
THAT TEACH

Scent Games

BARN HUNT

TRACKING

NOSEWORK GAMES

Agility Games

AGILITY

HOOPERS

CATCHBALL



Obedience Games

DRESSAGE

JUNIOR HANDLING

RALLY OBEDIENCE

RALLY FREE

TREIBALL

CANINE GAME THEORY (tm)
TRAINER CERTIFICATION PROGRAM 


Master the basic principles of Canine Game Theory, with a focus on the fundamentals of structure games and how it fits in force-free training.

This program is $3000 for 6 months of instruction


FUNCTIONAL AGILITY TRAINER CERTIFICATION 


Fitness Fundamentals, Flowgility, Shadow Games,Urban Agility

This program is $2000 for4 months



SERVICE DOG TRAINER CERTIFICATION 


The Service Dog Certified Trainer Program features clear and engaging content designed for our online classroom and includes dozens of high-quality videos and step-by-step training exercises. 

This program is $3000 for 6 months


SNAKE AVOIDANCE WITHOUT SHOCK - TRAINING THE TRAINER

This class teaches you = the trainer = how to teach a dog or a group of dogs how to use their intelligence, their fantastic nose, and their ability to navigate the environment via that nose. 

This program is $300 for 8 weeks


SHELTER ANIMAL BEHAVIOR AND WELFARE PROGRAM 


This course will help you create or enhance your shelter's behavioral health programs. The program includes how to create or enhance existing play groups for use in assessment, enrichment, training and adoption. 

This program is $500 for 12 weeks

ASSESSMENTS

The tool is an assessment form that covers 10 general areas of environmental health, ranging from basic food safety and water quality to pet (companion animal) wellness, and allows for the documentation of immediate needs in shelters. Users can easily modify the tool to meet local needs.

ENRICHMENT

Behavioral enrichment is a principle that seeks to enhance the quality of animal care by identifying and providing the environmental stimuli necessary for optimal psychological and physiological well-being. 

PLAY GROUPS

Playing with other dogs in group settings is one form of enrichment that can have significant potential  benefits for shelter dogs, including socialization, exercise and opportunities to engage in additional  stimulating activities, such as interaction with people, exploration and object play.

Stress Relief Program


The detox is a three or more day intensive biochemical and emotional rebalancing of your dog. While the detox has not been the subject of formal study, anecdotally it is showing a more than 90% improvement rate of behavior problems.

3 day program for $300

PURCHASE 

Function Assessments

By definition a Functional Behavior Assessment is the process of gathering and analyzing information about a dog’s behavior and accompanying circumstances in order to determine the purpose or intent of the actions.

2 hour program $50

PURCHASE

Behavior Change Program

Once you complete the stress vacation you will want to bring what you learn from it into your and your dog’s life. Here are some categories that can help you stay on target.

6 month program for $300

PURCHASE

A Path to Motivation

There are many “tools” one needs in working with the emotional responses and subsequent behavior of a dog. This path is one such tool and provides the trainer with questions that can be asked about the dog and his behavior and responses.

8 week program $300

PURCHASE

TELLINGTON TOUCH

Using a combination of specific touches, lifts, and movement exercises, TTouch helps to release tension and increase body awareness. This allows the animal to be handled without provoking typical fear responses. The animal can then more easily learn new and more appropriate behaviors.

1 half Hour Sessions for $35

PURCHASE

BOWEN THERAPY

Bowen Technique, a successful human therapy developed in Australia during the 1950's was introduced to canines in 2001 and then integrated in canine behavioral and rehabilitation work with local vets with great success.

1 half Hour Sessions for $35

PURCHASE

RED LIGHT THERAPY

Red light delivers an energy boost to the cells, which provides wide-ranging health benefits. Red light can penetrate your dog's cells, muscles, tendons and even bone to increase blood circulation which promotes and boosts the healing process. 

1 half Hour Sessions for $35

PURCHASE

ACUPRESSURE AND PRESSURE POINT THERAPY 

Acupressure is about using fingers, palms or special devices to apply pressure to acupoints on the body. These acupoints are nodes in the communication system around the body. When one of these communication lines in the body is blocked due to trauma, illness and misalignment of the body can occur.

1 half Hour Sessions for $35

PURCHASE

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CANINE GAME THEORY CERTIFICATION

The Canine Game Theory Certified Trainer Program is ideal for anyone who would like to learn more about how training can be fun and instructive at the same time. As long as you are willing to use the methods provided, do your best to attend the be-weekly online meetings and turn in your homework, this cource is for you. This course will work for anything involved with animals. Because it utilizes the science behind classical and operant conditioning and the methods that have sprung from that science, 

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