Basic Manners

Build a strong training foundation

Now being offered online!

This class will take place on the Zoom forum. Prior to your first class, you will receive an email with login information and instructions. You will need internet access, a smartphone, tablet, or computer with microphone and camera. The class will include live demos, discussion, and individual coaching through video.

This class is a 6-week course for dogs 6 months and older to help you develop a smooth and reliable working relationship with your dog indoors as well as outdoors. Throughout this course we are going to teach the following:

  • Basic Training Principals (how to become a great handler),
  • Body Positions (Sit, Down, Stand),
  • Come to Me,
  • Take-, Drop and Leave It,
  • Heel and Loose Leash Walking,
  • Polite Greetings and No Greetings (and how to prevent leash reactivity),
  • Dog Park Etiquette,
  • Introduction to Stay,
  • Introduction to Targeting.

In addition to the exercises, the curriculum also includes in-home canine enrichment ideas, games and techniques to increase your dog’s confidence (preventing separation anxiety), in preparation for returning to normal life following COVID-19 restrictions. Upon completion, your dog will be eligible to move on to Advanced Manners. 

Trainer: Beatrix Beri


6 months & up


$120 for online course

Start Date:

April 13
April 14
May 1

Day & Time

Monday 6:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am
Wednesday 6:30 pm