Canine Training

AWS offers a variety of exciting and progressive classes for dogs of all ages, breeds and abilities!

Why train?

Training offers a variety of benefits for pets and their people. From bonding to learning good behavior, canine training benefits dogs no matter their skill level, age or breed. And most importantly – it’s fun!

What Types of Training Program does AWS Offer?

Six Week Classes
Through standard six week classes, which are held once a week, dogs progress to learn a series of skills. Basic Obedience and Puppy Kindergarten are the core courses and offer a foundation for future fun training – including Beyond the Basics, Wag It Games and AKC Title Classes.

Six Week Class Information and Enrollment Form

One Day, One Hour Sessions
These sessions offer a fun, new perspective on a variety of canine training topics. Classes are open to Basic Obedience graduates. Unless otherwise noted, classes take place once, for an hour.

One Day, One Hour Information and Enrollment Form

Private Training and Consultations
One-on-one private training or consultations with  Certified Trainers can help identify the causes of your dog’s negative behaviors and learn new skills to keep you and your pup living happily together.

Private Training Information and Enrollment Form

Social Hours
Canine Social Hours bring together dog-owning friends and neighbors with AWS trainers for an fun hour of socialization and low-key training. It’s a blast for pooches and pet parents alike!

Social Hour Schedule


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AWS is closed for adoptions and visits on Wednesdays. However, training classes still take place.