Weekly Puppy Socials

Ages 3-6 months old. FREE with Puppy Pre K-9 class registration, or drop-in for $5/session.
Bring proof of 2nd Distemper/Parvo, Bordetella, Rabies (4 months) & negative fecal.

- Tuesdays 6pm at Premier Pet Supply in Livonia.
- Wednesdays 6pm at Ann Arbor Animal Hospital (upstairs).
- Thursdays 6pm at Premier Pet Supply in Canton.
- Saturdays 10am at Healthy Paws in Westland.

New puppies register here
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Classes in Livonia, Canton, Ann Arbor & Westland

  • Each round of 6-week classes begins with a free Behavior Seminar for new students to cover everything you should be addressing at home to strengthen the bond with your dog, as well as the theories and methods to understand, solve and prevent behavior problems.
  • Basic/early obedience: COME, SIT, SIT-STAY, DOWN, DOWN-STAY, HEEL & more
  • Behavior modification, socialization & manners
  • Weekly homework & questions, graduation night
  • $50 non-refundable registration deposit & health records required: Distemper/Parvo (2nd round for puppies), Bordetella (kennel cough), Rabies (over 4 months old), and negative fecal (for puppies 3-6 months old). Canine Influenza also recommended.

2020 Schedule

Round 1:
  • 1/11 Orientation/Behavior Seminar
  • 1/14-2/22 Classes Tue-Sat
Round 2:
  • 2/22 Orientation/Behavior Seminar
  • 2/25-4/4 Classes Tue-Sat
Round 3:
  • 4/4 Orientation/Behavior Seminar
  • 4/14-5/21 Classes Tue-Sat
  • Holidays: Classes begin after Spring Break. Westland classes off 5/23 for Memorial Day, graduating 5/30
Round 4:
  • 5/30 Orientation/Behavior Seminar
  • 6/2-7/25 Classes Tue-Sat
  • Holidays: Classes off 6/30-7/11 for Independence Day
Round 5:
  • 7/25 Orientation/Behavior Seminar
  • 7/28-9/3 Classes Tue-Sat
  • Holidays: Westland classes off 9/5 for Labor Day, graduating 9/12
Round 6:
  • 9/12 Orientation/Behavior Seminar
  • 9/15-10/24 Classes Tue-Sat
Round 7:
  • 10/24 Orientation/Behavior Seminar
  • 10/27-12/12 Classes Tue-Sat
  • Holidays: Classes off 11/24-11/28 for Thanksgiving
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Puppy Pre K-9

  • Puppies 3-6 months old
  • Early learning: obedience, manners, handling & socialization exercises
  • 1-hour/6-week class, $195/dog
  • Held:
    - Tuesdays 7pm Livonia
    - Wednesdays 7pm Ann Arbor
    - Thursdays 7pm Canton
    - Saturdays 11am Westland
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Puppy Socials

  • Puppies 3-6 months old
  • 1-hour supervised confidence-boosting interactions and play time with other puppies. Learn what's appropriate play, and how to work on better interactions.
  • Free with Puppy Pre K-9 registration, or drop-in anytime for $5/session. Attend any session until your puppy ages out. Bring proof of age-appropriate vaccinations.
  • Held the hour before class at each location:
    - Tuesdays 6pm Livonia
    - Wednesdays 6pm Ann Arbor
    - Thursdays 6pm Canton
    - Saturdays 10am Westland
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Basic Obedience

  • Dogs 6 months & older who can enjoy learning in a social setting*
  • Begin or continue your training: basic obedience commands, manners & 'real life' application
  • 1-hour/6-week class, $195/dog
    $175 for Puppy Pre K-9 grads
  • Held:
    - Wednesdays 6pm Canton
    - Wednesdays 7:30 Livonia
    - Thursdays 6pm Ann Arbor
    - Saturdays 12:30 Westland
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Socializing Groups

  • Continued practice of obedience commands in a social setting
  • Available to our Basic Obedience class grads & Dog Training for Life in-home clients (Contact your Behavior Consultant to register)
  • Drop-in $10/session
  • Held:
    - Wednesdays 6pm Livonia
    - Wednesdays 7:30 Canton
    - Thursdays 7:30 Ann Arbor
    - Saturdays 2pm Westland
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New Student Orientation & Behavior Seminar

  • Included free for new 6-week class students
  • Held the Saturday before your class begins, 3:30-5:30 in Westland
  • Owners only (no dogs)
  • Understanding how your dog communicates, thinks & learns
  • Establishing leadership with your dog
  • Crate training & environment management
  • Behavior advice: jumping, mouthing, destructive chewing, digging, escaping, excessive barking, stealing food/trash, housebreaking, excitability & more.
  • Class homework
  • Q&A at end