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Current class list!
Please call 330-283-7100 to sign up for a class

Every Monday
Conformation Handling Class - 7:30 p.m. (drop in)

Tuesdays, beginning August 16, 2011
Beginner's Class - 6:30 p.m.

Every Tuesday
CD/Open Class (Obedience competition) - 8:00 p.m.

Every Wednesday
Puppy Class - 6:30 p.m.
New puppies can start at any time, please call to register
Household Manners Class - 7:30 p.m.

Thursdays, beginning June 16, 2011
Advanced Beginner's Class - 6:30 p.m.
Must have completed a comparable beginners obedience class - call for details!

Every Thursday
Rally Obedience Class - 8:00 p.m.

Please call Frederick's for more information or to sign up

Please contact us if you're interested in a class not yet on the schedule

Puppy Class Beginner's Class
Advanced Beginner's Class Therapy Dog Class
Obedience Competition Conformation Handling

(please call or email for pricing)

Puppy Class

Puppy Class is a four-week class for puppies eight to sixteen weeks of age.  This class teaches you how to solve basic puppy problems such as chewing, biting and housebreaking, while also introducing crate training, coming when called and walking on a loose leash.  Puppy class also helps socialize your puppy and introduces obedience training in a fun and positive way.

Beginnerís Class

This is an eight-week class for puppies or adult dogs four months of age or older.  This class teaches basic obedience commands such as come, sit, down and stay as well as teaching house manners.

Advanced Beginnerís Class

This class is also an eight-week class for dogs who have graduated from the Beginnerís Class or have the equivalent training of the Beginnerís Class.  This class builds on the Beginner's exercises as well as teaching hand signals, and readies the dog for off-lead work.

Therapy Dog Class

This 7-week class prepares you and your dog for the Delta Society's "Pet Partner" evaluation.  Many animal-assisted therapy programs (including those which visit hospitals and nursing homes with pets) require pets and handlers to pass the Delta Society's evaluation.

Obedience Competition Classes

Frederickís Dog Training offers classes for all levels of obedience competition.  All class sessions are eight-week courses.

  • Companion Dog - prepares you and your dog for the first level of AKC obedience competition.  Dogs earn a CD (Companion Dog) title by having a qualifying score in three Novice obedience competitions.  Skills include heel (on and off leash), come when called, stand for examination, and staying in both a sit and down position among a group of dogs.
  • Companion Dog Excellent - prepares you and your dog for the second level of AKC obedience competition.  Dogs earn a CDX (Companion Dog Excellent) title by having a qualifying score in three Open obedience competitions.  You build on the novice skills, adding more off-leash exercises, and jumping and retrieving exercises.
  • Utility Dog - prepares you and your dog for the third level of AKC obedience competition.  Dogs earn a UD (Utility Dog) title by having a qualifying score in three Utility obedience competitions.  This challenging class includes directed retrieves, scent discrimination, jumping, and hand-signal-only exercises.
  • Rally Obedience - rally is an AKC-recognized event that emphasizes fun and teamwork.  There are 50 possible obedience-based exercises (in competition, a random ten to twenty are chosen), with levels similar to obedience competition (Novice, Advanced and Excellent).  For more information, see the Rally Obedience website.

Conformation Handling Class

This class teaches dog handling, as well as ring procedures and ring etiquette for conformation classes, where dogs are shown and judged against their breed standard.