Group Classes   
Small group Obedience classes (2-6 dogs) are held in the lesson barn (large grey/burgundy barn) north of the kennels. Classes start at Beginner and move up to Intermediate, then Advanced off leash. Classes are held by one or both trainers (Josie and Jan.) Owners must be present and handling their dogs for the classes. Vaccine records and payment for class need to be sent in PRIOR to the start of class (your vet can email them to coopercreekkennelsia@gmail.com.) Obedience classes are not evals for daycare or boarding. Classes are held in Spring and Fall. 

 

What to bring to classes/lessons:

-Regular flat buckle collar

-Training collar- Chain collar or Prong collar if you have already been sized for one. 

-5'-6' leash 

-Treats or favorite toy

-Water &Water bowl

Requirements:

-Dogs must be current on Rabies (age appropriate), Distemper/parvo and Bordetella vaccines and have them on file prior to class. Full payment must be made to hold your spot upon confirming dates. Vaccinations can be sent to coopercreekkennelsia@gmail.com

 

Beginner Obedience 

Goals- create a solid foundation and to introduce dogs to  walking on a loose leash, sit, down, stay, come, not jumping, getting on place, confidence building and impulse control. *Not for human or dog aggression*Training collar (prong or chain) is included and will be used in all classes and will be fitted at first class. Dogs must be at least 3 months old and have current vaccinations on file. Please be committed to making every class and working at home/throughout the week, not just on class day. Treats and toys may be brought but may not always be used. 

Upcoming Dates:

November 3rd-17th 6-7 PM with Jan- class meets once a week for 3 weeks. Make your account at the top of the page (Click "Make Account") add you and your dog's info and then click "add booking", "Training", choose your class and finish sign up. You will get an email confirmation once done. Vaccinations must be sent in before class through email or uploaded to your online account. Cost- $100 (includes training collar)

Intermediate Obedience 

IGoals- this class will build off of the beginner class with commands such as heel, sit, down, stay and come. Dogs will learn calming exercises like place command, targeting, leave-it, greeting people and dogs, distraction recalls and confidence building exercises with the agility equipment. Training collar (prong or chain) is required. Dogs must be at least 4 months old, have current vaccinations on file and have completed a beginner class or finished a 2-4 week day-train program or board and train. Please be committed to making every class and working at home/throughout the week, not just on class day. Treats and toys may be brought but may not always be used.

Upcoming Dates:

November 9th- 30th 6-7 pm with Josie- class meets once a week for 4 weeks. Make your account at the top of the page (Click "Make Account") add you and your dog's info and then click "add booking", "Training", choose your class and finish sign up. You will get an email confirmation once done. Vaccinations must be sent in before class through email or uploaded to your online account. Cost- $150 (includes 20' long line)

Advanced Obedience 

Goals- this class will build off of the intermediate class and start the dogs for Off-Leash obedience training. **E-Collars are required for off leash training** Dogs will work on commands- heel, sit, down, stay, come and place while off lead. Trips may be taken taken to public areas during this class. Training collar (prong or chain) and E-Collar is required. If you do not have an e-collar, select *need ecollar* option and we will order one for you. Dogs must be at least 8 months old, have current vaccinations on file and have completed an intermediate class or 2 week board and train. Please be committed to making every class and working at home/throughout the week, not just on class day. Treats and toys may be brought but may not always be used.

Upcoming Dates:

November 5th- Dec 10th 12-1pm with Josie- class meets once a week for 6 weeks. Make your account at the top of the page (Click "Make Account") add you and your dog's info and then click "add booking", "Training", choose your class and finish sign up. You will get an email confirmation once done. Vaccinations must be sent in before class through email or uploaded to your online account. Cost- $200 (includes raised cot/place) If you do not have an e-collar, select *need ecollar* option and we will order one for you. *ecollar is an additional $150 

Therapy Dog Preparation Class

Goals- This class is meant to prepare dogs for the TDI (Therapy Dogs International) Certification test. Dogs are introduced to hospital equipment, moving doors, loud noises, public spaces, crowds, proper greetings, leave it, group and individual down stay, stay with owner out of sight, recall on 20' line. Dogs must be over 1 year to do testing, dogs cannot be human/dog aggressive or fearful. Requirements- Intermediate class or approved board and train graduates. 

Upcoming Dates:

November 5th- Dec 10th 9am-10 am with Jan- class meets once a week for 6 weeks. Make your account at the top of the page (Click "Make Account") add you and your dog's info and then click "add booking", "Training", choose your class and finish sign up. You will get an email confirmation once done. Vaccinations must be sent in before class through email or uploaded to your online account. Cost- $150

Private Lessons

Obedience, Rally, Agility, Dog or Human Aggression, Therapy. No personal protection work. One on One hour lessons here in lesson barn with one of 2 trainers. Must be at least 3 months and have all age appropriate vaccines. Please inquire for availability by messaging through text or email. Please be aware the lesson barn can get hot in summer and cold in winter so we are limited to weather! You must be at the lesson the entire time handling your dog.

- 3 lessons $120

 

Want to just chat or get advice? Set up a call- up to an hour can be devoted to answering any of your training questions. $40

 

Daytrain

We are now offering daytrain for dogs who are dropped off at daycare to have obedience and manners lessons twice a week. Dogs must come in 2x a week to daycare for 2 or 4 weeks and will get a lesson during the day. Cost is $80 for 2 weeks or $160 for 4 weeks added to daycare cost. Owners get grades and homework emailed at the end of the week. Owners are not present for these lessons. Dogs must have passed daycare/boarding eval prior to signing up for daytrain.

Need help training your dog at home? Check out the Blog Page for Training tips and How-To's! Also join the forum page on Facebook under Cooper Creek Kennels Training Forum

Board and Train

This is NOT to get out of training your dog, you will have homework and still have to work and train your own dog at home! Board and Train fills up quickly for the year.

2 Week Basic Obedience Board and Train

*Full for 2022, now taking applications for 2023*
$950 
Price includes training collars (prong/chain) and *new for 2022* *E-collar ($200 value), *place cot, *long line and 3 follow up lessons.
Dogs Learn:
Crate manners
Sit/Stay Down/Stay
Place
Recall (Come)
Heel (loose lead walking)
Proper greetings (no jumping)
Grooming and body handling manners 

This is for dogs older than 4 months that are not showing signs of human/dog aggression, extreme fearfulness, pottying in the crate or severe separation anxiety. Depending on severity, extra weeks may be needed. Additional weeks are $350. Refresher weeks for previous Grads $350. Cost break down- boarding (420) supplies (250) daily lessons and follow up lessons (400) = $1,070 value

 

4 Week Behavioral Board and Train

$1650
Price includes training collars (prong/chain) and *new for 2022* *E-collar ($200 value), *place cot, *long line and 3 follow up lessons.
Dogs Learn: Everything from the basic obedience board and train as well as work on specific behavioral issues
Crate manners
Sit/Stay Down/Stay
Place
Recall (Come)
Heel (loose lead walking)
Proper greetings (no jumping)
Grooming and body handling manners 
This is for dogs older than 4 months that are showing signs of human/dog aggression, extreme fearfulness, pottying in the crate or severe separation anxiety. Depending on severity, extra weeks may be needed. Additional weeks are $350. Refresher weeks for previous Grads $350.