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Wags N Wisdom Dog Training

Dog Trainer-Group Class, Private In-Home Lessons and the sport of Treibball

CLASS SCHEDULES

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BASIC TRAINING

  

Is your dog jumping on people, pulling on the leash, or not coming when you call? 


Enroll in a class at Wags n Wisdom Dog Training and your dog will learn to be a well-behaved companion. This is obedience training that you can use everyday. Your dog will learn how to walk nicely on a leash, sit politely for petting, and come when you call their name.


  • Classes are small - you won't get lost in the crowd. 


  • Positive methods make learning fun. 


  • Instructions are tailored to your dog's needs. 


  • Pre-registration is required for all classes. 


  • Dogs must be 4 months of age or older and able to work in close proximity with other dogs and people.  


  • If you're not sure which class is right for your dog, contact us and we can help you figure out where to start.


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FUNDAMENTALS CLASS

Learn the basic skills (including Sit, Down, Stay, Leave It, Intro to Loose Leash Walking and more). Also covers manners and distraction work. (Ages 5 months and up).


6-Weeks Class (dogs come to all classes)

Date: Monday, January 6, 2020

Time: 7 PM

$160.00


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ESSENTIALS CLASS

Building from our Fundamentals class how to work on Impulse Control. Some of the skills will including working on distraction. What to do when a dog pulls, how do we get them back? Coming When Calleds, Leave It with food on the ground, Go to Place/bed and much much more.


*Prerequisite must have attended a Fundamentals or other basic training classes. 


6-Weeks Class

Date: Monday, February 24, 2020

Time: 7 PM

$160.00


Class Location: Creature Comforts 

15106 SE McLoughlin Blvd 

Milwaukie (99E) OR 97267


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TREIBBALL

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________TREIBBALL FOUNDATION

Treibball (pronounced Try-Ball) is an exciting new sport for dogs of all shapes and sizes!  Using a combination of both herding and obedience skills, Treibball has been described as a cross between soccer and a life-sized billiards game with exercise balls being pushed by your dog. 

Treibball is a great way to build or improve teamwork and communication with you and your dog while being physically low impact on both.   

This foundation level class that will cover: orientation behind the ball, directional cues, when and how to push the ball.


*Pre-requisites include basic obedience skills with a reliable sit/down and stay. We’ll teach you the rest!


Start Date:  Saturday, February 22, 2020

6 weeks

Time: 9 AM

$140


Location: DogTown PDX Annex

2047 NE Burnside Rd

Gresham OR 97030

*(In the Oregon Trail Shopping Mall near the BigLots and Michaels Craft store).


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TREIBBALL - Intermediate This is where the real fun begins! We will begin to start building patterns and playing games to build on orientation, pushing, distance, duration around the balls. Teams will begin to work one on one while other teams watch and take turns just like a match would be set up in the real world.


Location: DogTown PDX Annex

2047 NE Burnside Rd Gresham OR 97030

(In the Oregon Trail Shopping Mall near the BigLots and Michaels Craft store)


Treibball - Punch Cards (for student that have completed the Foundation class) This is a continued class with a punch card. Each session purchased is 6 weeks with roll-over classes. What does this mean? If you have to miss a class it's OK...Life happens and we know it! We will roll-over and not punch your card until your next class. You won't lose any money paid toward your punch card. But there is only one rule~You have to let the trainer know you will be absent. It's a win/win for the handler and dog team.That's it!   


*Prerequisite - Treibball Foundation Class  


Start Date: Saturday, January 4, 2020

6 weeks Class

Time: 9 AM 

$125​ 

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SPECIALTY CLASSES

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Introducing our new FitPAWS Canine Fitness class! 

This is a beginner class to get you and your dog started with Fitness. 

You will learn how to safely get on and off the equipment, build strength, body awareness, and balance and so much more.

 

*Note - This is a FITNESS class NOT a rehabilitation program. Please consult with your veterinarian for any health-related questions or restrictions your dog may have before enrolling in this class.

6-Weeks Class
Date:  Thursday, January 9, 2020
Time: 7 PM
$160.00


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Recall Class 
Coming when called is a life-saving skill that every dog needs.  We’ll give you the tools to teach your dog how much fun it is to come running when you call them. Our 4-week course uses reward-based methods to teach your dog to respond enthusiastically when you call or whistle for them to come.


You should sign up for this class if:
*Your dog is at least 5 months of age or older.
*Your dog is comfortable in a class setting that includes other dogs and people.
*You want a more reliable recall.
*You want to have fun with your dog!


Start Date: Spring 2020
4 weeks (Dog come to all classes)
Time: 7 PM 

$140


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RELAX - MAT WORK
Do you wish your dog could just lay down and relax when friends come over or when you go to your local coffee shop? This is the class for you!
We will teach you how to help your dog chill-out on a mat and relax and watch the world go by.

We will cover how to teach you and your dog what a relaxed down is, how to get on a mat, how to stay on a mat and the big one of staying on a mat while there is a distraction right in front of them.


Date: New dates coming for 2020
Time: 7 PM
4-Week Class (dogs come to all classes)
$140.00


Location: Creature Comforts Pet Center 

15106 SE McLoughlin Blvd 

Milwaukie OR 97267


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Platform Stays

Come join the fun of this new class and BOMB proofing your stays! This three-week class we will learn about what platforms are and introducing your dog to them. We will then start to help build skills while your in the kitchen cooking dinner, when new people come through the front door, getting out of the car or crate, out in public places, restaurants, etc. 

*Dogs need to be comfortable on leash around other dogs and people.

Date: New dates coming for 2020
3 Weeks (dogs come to all classes)

$100


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Fun with Tricks
Come join us for a fun class using Shaping and Targeting to learn some new tricks with your dog.

The Benefits of Shaping & Targeting:

  • Anything that your dog is physically capable of doing, can be taught through shaping & Targeting
  • Shaping encourages dogs to think on their own
  • Targeting can be used to boost the confidence level of a timid dog
  • Shaping encourages teamwork and communication
  • Targeting can prompt a dog to offer a new behavior without a food lure
  • Shaping will help develop your dog training skills
  • Targeting can be used to keep a dog’s attention focused on you instead of distractions
  • It’s easy to train, it’s just plain fun, and dogs love it!


Date: New dates coming for 2020
4 Weeks (dogs come to all classes)
Time: 7 PM

$140

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CLASS LOCATIONS:

Creature Comforts Pet Center

15106 SE McLoughlin Blvd

Portland OR 97222


Treibball classes are held at:

DogTown Annex

2047 NE Burnside Rd

Portland OR 97030 

(Located within the Oregon Trail Shopping Mall near the BigLots and Michaels Craft store).

Disclaimer of Training Programs

All class payments are non-refundable and non-transferable once class begins. We accept cash, checks, Visa and Master Cards. There is a $25 fee for any returned checks. While Wags n Wisdom Dog Training looks forward to assisting you with your training goals. every dog is different in their skills and training levels. It is entirely up to each individual owner on how much time and training you put into your dog and your relationship. Wags n Wisdom Dog Training cannot make any guarantee regarding the outcome of any training or counseling program. The owner assumes full responsibility for the dog's behavior during and after the training or counseling program.

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