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Class Name: Beginning Dog Training

Instructor: Marian Pott

Class Description: Open to all puppies/young dogs over the age of 4 months AND adult dogs with little or no prior training.  Loose-lead walking, heeling, sit, down, stay, come, off, leave-it, wait, hand signals, socialization.

Equipment: 6-foot leash (no retractable leash!), any collar (training collars will be demonstrated; harnessed dogs must also have collar), treats your dog LOVES, treat pouch, and toy. AKC Star Puppy Program optional - see akc.org.

General Information: Since your dog will come to EACH class, please contact instructor prior to start date if you have any concerns regarding fear and/or aggression. Non-adult leash handlers must be a minimum of 13 years old with instructor approval and accompanied by an adult. Contact Marian Pott for any questions regarding classes, your dog’s behavior, or training philosophy. Call 650-888-7445 or email miramark9@comcast.net.

Class Fee: $185 per dog

Class Day: Thursday

Times: 6:30pm - 7:25pm

Session 1: January 9, 2020 – February 13, 2020

Session 2: March 5, 2020 – April 9, 2020

Location: Ted Adcock Community Center - 535 Kelly Avenue, Half Moon Bay

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Class Name: Intermediate Dog Training

Instructor: Marian Pott

Class Description: Open to all dogs which have a foundational level of obedience (sit, down, stays, come, leash manners--contact instructor if you have questions about training/developmental level). Higher level obedience skills will be emphasized, which build upon your dog’s foundation--including hand signals, distance, attention, heeling refinement, off-leash skills.

Equipment:  6-foot leash, long lines and/or flexi-lines, flat collar, plus any training collar of choice, treats your dog LOVES, treat pouch, toy.

General Information: Since your dog will come to EACH class, please contact instructor prior to start date if you have any concerns regarding fear and/or aggression.  Non-adult leash handlers must be a minimum of 13 years old with instructor approval and accompanied by adult. Contact Marian Pott for any questions regarding classes, your dog’s behavior, or training philosophy. Call 650-888-7445 or email miramark9@comcast.net.

Class Fee: $185 per dog

Class Day: Thursday

Times: 7:30pm - 8:30pm

January 9, 2020 – February 13, 2020

Location: Ted Adcock Community Center - 535 Kelly Avenue, Half Moon Bay

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Class Name: Fun Beyond Intermediate Dog Training

Instructor: Marian Pott

Class Description: A variety of skills will be the focus: attention heeling; recall games; quick downs and sits; stays; hand signals; finishes; jumping, mat work; clicker training.

Equipment for EACH class:  Six-foot leash; flat collar plus optional training collar; NO HARNESSES; long line and/or flexi; yummy variety of meaty/cheesy treats (what your dog thinks of as caviar); dog mat/flat crate pad for on-ground exercises; water for your dog (no bowl sharing); tug toy, ball, etc. (if your dog will play with you outside of home—other play options demonstrated).

General Information: Since your dog will come to EACH class, please contact instructor prior to start date if you have any concerns regarding fear and/or aggression.  Non-adult leash handlers must be a minimum of 13 years old with instructor approval and accompanied by adult. Contact Marian Pott for any questions regarding classes, your dog’s behavior, or training philosophy. Call 650-888-7445 or email miramark9@comcast.net.

Class Fee: $185 per dog

Class Day: Thursday

Times: 7:30pm - 8:30pm

March 5, 2020 – April 9, 2020

Location: Ted Adcock Community Center - 535 Kelly Avenue, Half Moon Bay

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Class Name: Puppy Kindergarten
*New Class*

Instructor: Marian Pott

Class Description: Each week we’ll discuss matters pertaining to puppies: feeding, housebreaking, crate/confinement, bite inhibition, eating habits, exercise, play, destruction, etc. Training skills will involve human and canine socialization, sit, down, stays, proper leash walking, recall, leave-it, off, hand signals, all at your pup’s developmental level.

Equipment for EACH class: Mat (crate-size to fit your puppy’s body size), 6-foot leash, flat collar, Ziploc bag with kibble dinner (if they love their kibble) AND/OR treat pouch loaded with yummy meaty/cheesy treats, favorite tug toy/ball, water/bowl.  NO BOWL SHARING!

Optional equipment: crate, xpen, potty pads, chain martingale collar.

DO NOT FEED DINNER BEFORE CLASS.

Eligibility:  Puppies 12 weeks to 6 months (for puppies outside of this range, please contact instructor for eligibility questions). Young puppies must have had at least a veterinary health check plus 1st set of shots; older puppies must have 2nd set or completion of vaccine regime. All puppies must exhibit good health before coming to each class.

Contact Instructor Marian Pott for any questions:  650-888-7445; miramark9@comcast.net

Class Fee: $150 per puppy

Class Day: Thursday

Times: 6:00pm – 7:15pm

Class Dates: April 23, May 7, May 21, and May 28

Location: Ted Adcock Community Center - 535 Kelly Avenue, Half Moon Bay