Training

Dog Training Santa Rosa – Yes, young and old dogs can learn new tricks with dog training! With several professional dog trainers and tons of classes we are confident you will find the perfect fit for you and your pooch. We provide a variety of different training classes out of our Santa Rosa location. Our dog trainers are hand-selected for their knowledge, skill, and philosophy on dog training. Puppy classes require at least 2 DHLPP vaccines.  

        

Times for Classes

Monday:
5:30 Obedience Level 1 – on hold 
6:30 Reactive Rover  – canceled

Tuesday:
5:00 FREE Puppy Social (45min.) with Lindsey
5:45 Puppy & Playful Puppy (45min.) with Lindsey

Wednesday:
5:30 – to be announced
6:30 – to be announced

Thursday
6:00 – to be announced

Saturday:
9:00 FREE Puppy Social with Sarah
10:00 Polite & Playful Puppy with Sarah
1:00  Rescue Rover  – on hold 

Sunday:
9:00 Level 1 Agility for FUN with Marianne – canceled
9:00 FREE Puppy Social with Sarah
10:00 Polite & Playful Puppy with Sarah
11:00 Level 1 Obedience – on hold 
1:00 Group Assisted Swim & Dock Diving – on hold 


Class Descriptions, all classes are 50 min unless otherwise noted

Puppy Social: For puppies 12wks-5 months old, drop-in FREE

This supervised playgroup focuses on socialization and is designed to teach your puppy positive play skills, explore new environments and build confidence while playing with other puppies and meeting new friendly people. Class is held in our private dog park (or inside during rain) where puppies can run thru tunnels, over logs and other natural obstacles. Size considerations are made for small breed puppies and will split the class as needed to keep it safe and fun. Puppys must have a at least 2 sets of vaccinations. No treats in the park please

Adolescent Puppy Social: For puppies 6-12 months old, drop-in $10

This supervised playgroup focuses on socialization and is designed to teach your puppy positive play skills, explore new environments and build confidence while playing with other puppies and meeting new friendly people. Class is held in our private dog park (or inside during rain) where puppies can run thru tunnels, over logs and other natural obstacles. Size considerations are made for small breed puppies and will split the class as needed to keep it safe and fun. No treats in the park please

Polite & Playful Puppy: For puppies 12wks-8 months old, drop-in $25

This class nurtures young students, helping them become happy, healthy, polite and housebroken.

Basic Obedience: Name recognition, Watch, Come, Sit and Down, Walking on a leash

Manners: Mouthing, Barking, Jumping, House-training, Crate training, Leave it, Drop-it

Supplies: Collar (flat or martingale) with 6′ lead & soft high value (really yummy) treats.

Puppy Agility: For Puppies 3-12mo, drop-in $25

Bond with your puppy learning to navigate tunnels, A-frames, small jumps and more. Puppies gain confidence while having fun doing age appropriate obstacles. Supplies: Collar (flat or martingale) with 6′ lead & soft high value (really yummy) treats.

Level 1, Obedience: For dogs 7 months & older, drop-in $25

Basic Obedience and Manners is the foundation for many classes. It is for dogs and handlers who need to start at the beginning. This class will teach you and your pooch how basic cues can help with good manners and proper leash etiquette. Because it is a drop in class, lessons rotate every 3 weeks and include:

Basic Obedience: Watch (focus), Sit, Down, Come, Stay, Touch, Walking on a Leash

Manners: Not jumping, Sit to greet,  Wait at a door or barrier, Leave it, Drop-it

Management Skills: Go to place (settle on a mat or bed), Leave it (an object or distraction)

Supplies: Collar (flat or martingale) with 6′ lead & soft high value (really yummy) treats.

Level 2, Obedience: For dogs 7 months & older, drop-in $25

Got the basics? Areas of Focus in Level 2 you’ll learn to systematically add distraction to strengthen your dog’s obedience and manners cues. Because it is a drop in class, lessons rotate every 3 weeks and include:

Obedience: Focused heel, Stand, Finish, Long-leash distance work, including stay and recall

Manners: Learning to stay in place in distraction, Proper meet-and-greet etiquette, Passing other dogs on leash

Supplies: Collar (flat or martingale) with 6′ lead, 20′ long line & soft high value (really yummy) treats.

Workshop (rotating): For dogs 6 months & older, drop-in $25

Having a problem with something specific? A whole class devoted to 1 skill might be the answer. Workshops are done on rotation and include

Recall – other wise know as “come”. Learn how to get your dog to come working up to distance and with distractions.

Loose Leash Walking –  Stop the pulling, save your arms!

Level 1 Agility for Fun: For Dogs 12mo & older, drop-in $25

Agility is a fun way to exercise your dog while building a working relationship. Dogs learn to navigate tunnels, A-frames, weave poles, jumps and more while working off leash with their handler. Our classes are designed to teach the dog and handler to run a course. Agility will have your dog jumping for joy and working with purpose. Supplies: Collar (flat or martingale) with 6′ lead & soft high value (really yummy) treats.

Level 2 Agility for Fun: For Dog 12mo & older, drop in $25

Great for dogs that have completed Agility 1 or with prior Agility training. Dogs & handlers gain advanced skills with fun new courses. Supplies: Collar (flat or martingale) with 6′ lead & soft high value (really yummy) treats.

Agility Skills & Drills: For Dogs 6mo & older, pre-register 3 classes for $75

Agility Skills & Drills is a fun way to exercise your dog while building a working relationship. Dogs learn to navigate tunnels, A-frames, weave poles, jumps and more with their handler. This class is indoor in our training room or out on the agility field. Agility will have your dog jumping for joy and working with purpose. Supplies: Collar (flat or martingale) with 6′ lead & soft high value (really yummy) treats.

Dock Diving Intro: For dogs 6 months & older, drop in $25

The sport of dock diving is growing fast! Dogs compete at jumping the farthest in a huge outdoor pool. Learn the basics in our indoor pool! Life jackets provided. Please be dressed for over-spray, wet dogs sometimes = wet owners. Supplies: Please bring a towel, flat collar with 6′ lead (ok to get wet) & soft high value (really yummy) treats. 

Swim Lessons: For dogs any age, pre-register $25

Not all dogs are natural swimmers. Dogs can learn to swim for safety and fun in our indoor heated pool. A trainer will be in the water with this small group class. Life jackets provided. Please be dressed for over-spray, wet dogs sometimes = wet owners. Supplies: Please bring a towel, flat collar with 6′ lead (ok to get wet) & soft high value (really yummy) treats. 

Rescue Rover: For all aged dogs & puppies, Drop-in 1 FREE session per dog

A special class designed just for dogs adopted/rescue dogs and their new people. This class covers a lot of material; training tools, skills like Basic Obedience, Manners, Management & and trainer recommendations on next steps in training. Our goal is to set you up for a lifetime of success with your dog and to be your resource moving forward. Supplies: Collar (flat or martingale) with 6′ lead & soft high value (really yummy) treats.

Reactive Rover: For dogs 7 months & older, 4 week class $125

In this class we will show you how to change your dog’s reactive behavior. You will learn to lower stress (in both you and your dog), build calmness and attention, train alternate behaviors to reactivity and/or over arousal, reinforce the absence of reactivity, and most importantly build your dog’s confidence and trust in you providing a safe emotional state which will facilitate behavior change.  Supplies: Collar, flat or martingale (ok to bring a choke or pinch, will be used only if trainer recommends) with 6′ lead & soft high value (really yummy) treats.


Private Training by Appointment

  • Private 1 on 1 Training 4 sessions for $250 or $75 ea
  • Board-n-Train –  Your dog stays with us for a specific amount of time based on need. Call 707-569-1394 for more info.
  • Play-n-train – Your dog/puppy gets 1-on-1 training while they are here for daycare, $50 per session. Call 707-569-1394 for more info.

Planned Dog Training Classes:

  • FITpaws Circuit Training
  • Conformation (show dog) Class (coming late Spring 2016)

For more information on our Dog Training Santa Rosa classes including dates, contact us today!

Dog Training Santa Rosa CA

Dog Training Santa Rosa CA

ATTENTION Local Dog Trainers in or near Santa Rosa, CA! Need a place to hold classes? We have indoor and outdoor areas available. We are interested in opening our facility to you and your students.

Would you like your dog to be more socialized and behaved? Is your dog food aggressive or toy aggressive? Does your dog just need to get out some energy and have something to focus on like circuit training? For these and many other reasons, your dog may need professional dog training. If they do, you should contact K9 Activity Club of Santa Rosa, CA. When you do, your dog will be paired up with a professional dog trainer who will address you and your dog’s needs. Our dog training experts will provide the training to your dog and educate you on how to do it yourself. That way, you can continue positively enforcing good behaviors in your daily life. From puppy socialization to private one on one dog training sessions, we provide you with everything you need to keep your dogs well behaved and socialized.


What are you waiting for?

Contact K9 Activity Club today by visiting our contact page or by calling us at (707) 569-1394. We also provide dog boarding, doggy day care, and dog grooming. We look forward to providing you and your dog with great dog training santa rosa services.