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

  • Feb 20 – Mar 27: Tuesdays 5:00 – 6:00 PM FULL
  • Feb 24 – Mar 31: Saturdays 9:00 – 10:00 AM FULL
  • Feb 24 – Mar 31: Saturdays 3:15 – 4:15 PM FULL
  • Feb 25 – Apr 8 : 11:15 – 12: 15 PM [No class Easter Sunday] FULL
  • Mar 1 – Apr 5: Thursdays 5:00 – 6:00 PM FULL
  • Mar 3 – Apr 7: Saturdays 10:15 – 11:15 AM
  • Mar 5 – Apr 9: Mondays 4:30 – 5:30 PM
  • Apr 4 – May 9: Wednesdays 5:15 – 6:15 PM
  • Apr 7 – May 12: Saturdays 3:15 – 4:15 PM [no class Apr 21]
  • Apr 23 – June 4: Mondays 4:00 – 5:00 PM [no class May 28]

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

  • Mar 2 – Apr 6: Fridays 9:00 – 10:00 AM FULL
  • Apr 7 – May 5: Saturdays 9:00 – 10:00 AM

PUPPY KINDERGARTEN

  • Feb 24 – Mar 31: Saturdays 2:00 – 3:00 PM FULL
  • Apr 4 – May 9: Wednesdays 4:00 – 5:00 PM
  • Apr 7 – May 12: Saturdays 2:00 – 3:00 PM [no class Apr 21]

CONFIDENCE FOR SHY DOGS

  • Apr 4 – May 9: 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

  • Feb 25 – Apr 8: Sundays 12:30 – 1:30 PM [No class Easter Sunday]
  • Mar 10 – Apr 14: Saturdays 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

BEYOND THE BASICS WITH NOSE WORKS

  • Apr 7 – May 12: Saturdays 4:30 – 5:30 PM [no class Apr 21]

BEYOND THE BASICS WITH RALLY

  • Mar 5 – Apr 9: Mondays 5:45 – 6:45 PM FULL
  • Mar 9 – Apr 13: Fridays 10:15 – 11:15 AM

CIRCUS TRICKS! 

  • Feb 24 – Mar 31: Saturdays 4:30 – 5:30 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

  • Mar 13 – Apr 17: Tuesdays 6:00 – 7:00 PM

URBAN CANINE GOOD CITIZEN

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

SOCIAL HOURS:

DROP IN PUPPY SOCIAL HOUR ~ $12 per hour

  • Feb 25 – Mar 18: Sundays 10:00 – 11:00 AM

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

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

  • Mar 1 – Mar 22: Thursdays 4:00 – 4:30 PM

For dogs over 5 months, under 25 pounds, and who enjoy the company of other dogs. Thirty minutes of social and play time for those smaller adult dogs to enjoy. No advance registration needed.

WORKSHOPS:
Workshop schedule coming soon.

PRIVATE TRAINING & OFFICE HOURS:

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

CLASS REGISTRATION

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Terms & Conditions Waiver
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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Payment Method

After clicking submit below, you will receive a confirmation e-mail with payment instructions. Because we often have wait lists for classes, in order to guarantee your spot, full payment must be received at least one week prior to the start date. If payment is not received, we reserve the right to fill your spot within seven days of the first class.

 

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.