Beginner Obedience (STAR Puppy)

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Pre-registration is required for all classes. For more information or to verify class availability, e-mail click to send mail or call 319-329-2618 and leave a message.

Requirements: Puppies must be at least six months old at the time class starts.

Description: This 6-week class is designed to teach puppies how to become well-mannered dogs. Dog/handler teams will be taught how to:

The class will also focus on the following home manners:

This class will also prepare dog/handler teams for the S.T.A.R. Puppy evaluation offered by the American Kennel Club (AKC)*. S.T.A.R. stands for Socialization, Training, Activity and Responsibility. Key components covered include:

* The S.T.A.R. Puppy exam will be given on or after the last night night of class, depending upon the availability of an evaluator. S.T.A.R. Puppy evaluations can be given to dogs up to 12-months old.

Equipment: Owner must bring a leash, collar (no harnesses) and soft treats.

Class length: 1 hour for 6 weeks

Class size: 8 dogs

Cost: $90 for members; $120 for non-members

Location: 4RK9's [map]

Obedience Class Registration Form
Obedience Class E-Registration Form

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