Our group classes are the perfect way to get the training you and your dog need, while your dog also benefits from socialization with other dogs and learning in an environment with the distractions of other dogs and people. We offer three group classes that start with Purely Positive Puppy for your puppy’s first group training experience, to Basic Obedience for dogs six months of age or older, to Advanced Obedience which is a perfect follow-up to Basic, and readily reinforces skills already learned. More details on each class are available below.
Adult Dog Play
Adult Dog Play is an outlet for your dog to get more socialized, with dogs and with other people. It’s also a great way for dogs to get the exercise they need.
Our Basic Obedience Class provides owners and dogs with skills such as sit, down, out of sight sit and down for duration, loose leash walking, and come-when-called.
Tecla's K-9 Academyʼs Advanced Obedience Class is the perfect follow-up to our Basic Obedience Class. In these classes we continue to stress the importance of a balanced relationship between owner and dog, as well as the utilization of scientifically supported learning principles in obedience training. We work under distraction to increase your dogʼs reliability as we work towards the course goal of off-leash control. Advanced Obedience/Fun and Games is perfect for more biddable non-aggressive dogs and Advanced Obedience/Remote Collar is for the more stubborn or aggressive among our canine companions.
Tecla’s K-9 Academy’s Evening With The Expert
Is Rex jumping on friends that visit or Fiﬁ not coming when called? Do you have questions you need answered about your dogʼs behavior? Are you considering taking an obedience class with your dog? Are you concerned about whether or not your dog is ready for an obedience class? If you have these or other important questions our Evening With The Expert is the perfect answer!
Rally Obedience is a form of dog obedience with a total focus on fun and excitement for both the dog and the handler. Dog and handler teams follow an obstacle course of obedience exercises, performing the exercises indicated by 10-20 consecutive signs. Dogs enjoy having a job and when you take one of our Rally classes, you will be teaching your dog many fine-tuned obedience commands that will engage them mentally and physically.
K9 Nose Work™
K9 Nose WorkTM is an activity and sport that was inspired by the real life model of working detection dogs. This skill, when developed in a dog, can build confidence, reduce environmental sensitivity, and provide both mental and physical exercise. Nose Work also provides a canvas on which the handler/dog team relationship can be built and strengthened.
Agility is a sport that appeals to many dog lovers. Agility is designed to demonstrate a dog's willingness to work with its handler in a variety of situations.