Canine Good Citizen - Practice Class and Evaluation 

The American Kennel Club's Canine Good Citizen Certification Program is the gold standard for dog behavior and recognizes dogs that have good manners at home and in the community.  The CGC Class is an excellent training foundation for therapy or service dog work, competitive dog sports, and everyday good behavior.  Dogs who pass the 10-step evaluation may receive a certificate from the AKC.  

Who      Dogs 16 weeks old and up who have completed a beginner class.
When     TBA.  Weekly for 3 weeks.  9:00 to 10:00 a.m.  Evaluation on Week 3.   
Where   Muttropolis, Solana Beach
Cost      $120 ___________________________________________________________________________

Family Dog Level 1 Beginner Class

Learn how to train your dog to be a well-behaved member of your pack with effective, force-free methods. This is the perfect class for beginners or dog parents who wish to review their training skills. Family Dog 1 includes instruction on understanding how your dog learns, Leadership, and basic commands like Sit, Come, Leave It, Go To Your Spot, and Leash Manners. Human family members age 8 and up are encouraged to attend.

Who Dogs at least 12 weeks of age and up
When Starts Saturday, January 27.  Weekly for 5 weeks.
9:00 to 10:00 a.m.
Where Muttropolis, Solana Beach
Cost $150  

Urban Paws Training Walk

Because we live in an urban community, it's important for our dogs to be well behaved when out and about.  This 75-minute group workshop is designed to help with focus while on a fun training walk in the Cedros Design District, and includes review on Leave It and Watch Me.  

Who Dogs of all ages who have completed a basic training class
When Saturday, November 18.  9:00 to 10:15 a.m.  
Where Muttropolis, Solana Beach
Cost $40

Family Puppy Socialization Class

Start your puppy off right by learning how to socialize the right way, build confidence, identify appropriate play, deal with puppy biting, and teach bite inhibition.  Puppy play happily included.  Class size  limited to 6 puppies, providing individual attention in a relaxed, positive learning environment.

Who Puppies between 9 and 19 weeks of age  
When Saturday, January 13. 9:00 to 10:15 a.m.
Where Muttropolis, Solana Beach
Cost $40  

Family Dog Level 2 Intermediate Class

This is the perfect class to take your dog’s training to the next level and improve your training skills.  Family Dog 2 includes how to teach a reliable Emergency Recall, Tricks, Formal Recall and practice and proofing of commands like Stay, Come, and Leave It.  

Who Dogs of all ages who have completed Family Dog 1 or similar
When TBA.   Weekly for 5 weeks.
9:00 to 10:00 a.m. 
Where Muttropolis, Solana Beach
Cost $150

Brush Up Review Class

If you would like to review or brush up your training skills, this is the class for you. Get expert help with your dog's training in a relaxed setting.  The 1-hour Brush Up Class includes instruction on what you need to work on:  Come, Stay, or a different training skill, plus learn something new.   

Who Dogs of all ages who have completed a basic training class
When Saturday, December 16.  9:00 to 10:00 a.m.  
Where Muttropolis, Solana Beach
Cost $30