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Classes on Hiatus

These are classes that Supporting Paws has offered in the past.  If you are interested in one of these courses, please contact Norina Foster and let her know.  

Level 2 - Therapy Dog Training 

(Prerequisite: Level 1 Obedience for Puppies or Dogs, Puppy MUST be AT LEAST 11 months old!)

This four week class will help prepare you and your dog for a therapy dog testing, whether it's TDI, K-Pets or Pet Partners.  PLEASE note: no actual testing is included with this class.

Level 2 - Intro to Canine Freestyle 

(Prerequisite: Level 1 Obedience for Puppies or Dogs)  


Come learn how to dance with your dog – yes, it’s a dog sport! This class will offer beginner level moves for the sport of freestyle.  We will look at how to train these moves and get consistent results.  Please note at the end of class you will not have a routine and you will not be ready to compete, this is just an  introduction class to the sport.​

Level 2 - Canine Good Citizen

(Prerequisite: One previous obedience class and dog must be at least one year old)

This four week class which includes the option to earn a Canine Good Citizen title. We cover the 10 CGC skills that teach good manners to dogs and responsible dog ownership to their owners. The session includes the actual CGC test. 

Level 2 - Intro to Dog Sports

(Prerequisite: Level 1 Obedience for Puppies or Dogs)


     Every week, students will be introduced to a different dog sport, including Canine Good Citizen, Tricks, Agility, Rally Obedience, Nosework/Scentwork, Tracking, and Freestyle. Depending on the level of the students, this 7 week course may include CGC testing. At least one class will be conducted in a public arena. This is a great way to expand your dog's world and discover their passion! 


Level 2 - AKC Trick Dog 

(Prerequisite: Level 1 Obedience for Puppies or Dogs)


     The AKC Trick Dog Program was started in 2017 with the idea of making training fun and exciting for both the handlers and their pups. You can also earn Trick Dog Titles as you successfully perform multiple tricks during the seven week course. There are four different levels to Trick Dog: Novice, Intermediate, Advanced and Performer. This class will mainly focus on the Novice level.

Level 2 - Advanced Obedience For Puppies

(Prerequisite: Level 1 Obedience for Puppies)

     Puppies take a while to mature intellectually and emotionally, so we’re offering this class to continue

building their obedience skills while acknowledging their puppy nature.  Requirements: Puppies under

1 year of age who have completed one puppy obedience session.

Level 3 - Intro to Agility For Fun! 

(Prerequisite: At least two obedience classes)

Agility is a popular dog sport where dogs run through an obstacle course. Fun for dogs and handlers, agility is also a great way to build a shy dog's confidence. This class will introduce the different pieces of equipment to the dogs and will emphasize fundamentals.

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