PlaySchool

This service is designed for ongoing practice or to teach one or two behaviors or correct one or two behaviors specified by the owner. PlaySchool is for owners who want their dog to have clear & consistent information but may be short on time. You drop your dog off in the morning, and a trainer will work with your dog in several mini-sessions throughout the day to give consistent and clear feedback to your dog. The owner will have a 15-20 minute “check-out” with the trainer within 1 week to discuss training and how to maintain training at home.

Classes

Beginner & Puppy Class: This class is designed for dogs and puppies who have appropriate inoculations and have not yet achieved their CGC or STAR title. Class goals include basic obedience and manners such as loose leash walking, sit, down, recall, accepting a friendly stranger, and more! Classes are 50 minutes long, once a week, for 7 weeks. There will be 6 weeks of instruction & practice. In the final week of the course, the dog & handler team will have the opportunity to take the AKC Canine Good Citizen or STAR Puppy Test.
Advanced Class: The advanced class will focus on performance sports such as Rally, Obedience, Trick Dog, and Beginner Agility. CGC, STAR, or equivalent title is a prerequisites to participate in any advanced class.

Private Lessons

Private lessons are for dogs and their owners who wish to learn together and need help working through specific issues. Each session is 50 minutes of instruction with the trainer, one dog, and the owner. This service is designed to teach one or two behaviors or correct one or two behaviors specified by the owner as time allows.

 

Angela Allen believes that the dog in your life should be an enriching part of your home dynamic. She would love to help you reach your goals by achieving clear and concise communication with your canine family member.

Angela has been around dogs most of her life. Her first competition dog was a border collie mix that she rescued in 2005. She took Ridglie to a local pet supply store for puppy training, and their love for training grew. Together they obtained several titles and certifications in Rally, Obedience, Herding, and scent detection.

Angela was in an immersive dog training program at US Tactical K9, inc. For several years she learned to train dogs for a wide range of skills, from basic obedience and home manners to competitive titles in conformation and performance events, and ultimately service K9s for law enforcement, search and rescue, and dogs to assist those with disabilities.

During her training, she acquired a German Shepherd puppy and became a Private Investigator and K9 team with Ezekiel von Erzengel. She and Zeke achieved many certifications in personal protection, search and rescue, narcotics, and human remains detection. They also earned titles in UKC conformation, protection sports, agility, and AKC rally, obedience, and herding. Over the years, she achieved AKC & UKC conformation and performance titles for a number of her dogs. She also helped clients achieve titles on their dogs through training and handling.

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