Training Schedule

CORE CLASSES:
Core classes lay the foundation for future training work. They are taught weekly for 6 weeks. Registration is $125. See class descriptions.

BASIC OBEDIENCE (for dogs older than 5 months)

  • Apr 22 – May 27: Sundays 11:15 – 12:15 PM FULL
  • Apr 23 – June 4: Mondays 4 – 5 PM [no class May 28] FULL
  • Apr 24 – May 29: Tuesdays 6:15 – 7:15 PM FULL
  • Apr 27 – June 1: Fridays 9 – 10 AM FULL
  • May 1 – June 5: Tuesdays 11 AM – 12 PM
  • May 1 – June 5: Tuesdays 12:15 – 1:15 PM FULL
  • May 5 – June 9: Saturdays 10:15 – 11:15 AM
  • May 15 – June 19: Tuesdays 5 – 6 PM
  • May 26 – June 30: Saturdays 9  – 10 AM

We have waitlists for our most popular basic obedience classes. If your preferred class is full, please email us with the date of the class you’d like to be on the waitlist for. Be sure to include your name, phone number, dog’s age and breed.

*NEW* SMALL BREED BASIC OBEDIENCE (for dogs older than 5 months)

  • May 3 – June 7: Thursdays 4 – 5 PM

*NEW!* OLD DOGS CAN LEARN NEW TRICKS (for dogs 8 years and older)

  • April 22 – May 27: Sundays 1:45 – 2:45 PM

PUPPY KINDERGARTEN (for dogs 5 months and younger)

  • May 6 – June 10: Sundays 5:15 – 6:15 PM
  • May 23 – June 27: Wednesdays 4 – 5 PM

CONFIDENCE FOR SHY DOGS (for dogs older than 5 months)

  • May 23 – June 27: Wednesdays 6:30 – 7:30 PM

BEYOND THE BASICS SERIES:
The classes in this series are open to basic obedience graduates. Unless otherwise noted, they are taught weekly for 6 weeks. Registration is $125. See class descriptions.

BEYOND THE BASICS WITH AGILITY

  • May 5 – June 9: Saturdays 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM FULL

BEYOND THE BASICS WITH NOSE WORKS

  • May 23 – June 27: Wednesdays 5:15 – 6:15 PM

BEYOND THE BASICS WITH RALLY

  • May 4 – June 8: Fridays 10:15 – 11:15 AM

BEYOND THE BASICS SAMPLER

  • Apr 22 – May 27: Sundays 12:30 – 1:30 PM FULL


AKC TITLE COURSES:
Title courses are open to basic obedience graduates. Unless otherwise noted, they are taught weekly for 6 weeks, with title testing on the final week. Registration is $125See class descriptions.

CANINE GOOD CITIZEN

  • May 24 – June 28: Thursdays 5 – 6 PM

URBAN CANINE GOOD CITIZEN

  • Apr 23 – Jun 4: Mondays 5:30 – 6:30 PM [no class May 28]  FULL

WORKSHOPS:

CANINE TRAINING WORKSHOP: FROM STRESS TO SUCCESS

  • Apr 29: Sunday 3 – 4:30 PM

Does your dog get stressed out? Does he bark or lunge? Does she cower or tremble? Join us as we address stress responses in your canine companions.

Learn all about this workshop.

SOCIAL HOURS:

DROP IN PUPPY SOCIAL HOUR ~ $12 per hour

  • Apr 22 – May 13: Sundays 10 – 11 AM

If your puppy is younger than 6 months and no more than 25 pounds, please stop by the AWS Canine Training room select Sundays for an hour of fun socialization. AWS’ trainers are  on hand to facilitate and provide training information. No advance registration needed.

DROP IN SMALL BREED SOCIAL HALF-HOUR ~ $6 per half-hour

  • New sessions coming soon!

For dogs over 5 months, under 25 pounds, this social (half) hour is for small wonders that enjoy the company of other little dogs. AWS trainers are on hand to facilitate and provide training information. No advance registration needed.

PRIVATE TRAINING & OFFICE HOURS:

Private training and office hours are available by appointment. To get started, please fill out our private consultation request form.

ENROLLMENT FORM

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I understand attendance of a dog obedience training class is not without risk to myself, members of my family or guests who may attend, or my dog because some of the dogs to which I will be exposed may be difficult to control and may be the cause of injury even when handled with the greatest amount of care. I hereby waive and release the hereinafter referred to as the “Training Organization,” its employees, officers, members and agents from any and all liability of any nature, for injury or damage which I or my dog may suffer, including specifically, but without limitation, any injury or damage resulting from the action of any dog, and I expressly assume the risk of such damage or injury while attending any training sessions, or any other function of the Training Organization, or while on the training grounds or the surrounding area thereto. In consideration of and as inducement to the acceptance of my application for training membership by this Training Organization, I hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless this Training Organization, its employees, officers, members and agents from any and all claims, or claims by any member of any family or any other person accompanying me to any training session or function to the Training Organization, or while on the grounds or the surrounding area thereto as a result by any dog, including my own.

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We accept credit card payments over the phone or online or you can stop by and visit our lobby during business hours to pay with check, cash or credit card.

There is a $25 service fee for registration cancellation, if you cancel more than 7 days from the start of the class.  If you have to cancel less than one week prior to the start of the program, all fees are non-refundable and will result in a donation of the total fee to AWS.  If AWS has to cancel a program, the we will issue a full refund.  Note: Classes may be cancelled due to low enrollment.

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