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Private and Group Classes
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Bailey, AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy
You and your dog will have a great time learning with me!
GROUP CLASSES WITH THE TOWN OF SOUTHOLD 









American Kennel Club S.T.A.R. Puppy 



    *SOCIALIZATION
    *TRAINING
    *ACTIVITY
    *RESPONSIBILTY



Learn how to start your puppy off on the right paw with basic training and socialization.  We will teach you how to raise a healthy, happy and well-balanced puppy with this fun and informative class.  Graduates of this class will receive special recognition from the American Kennel Club.  


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Click here to read about a veterinarian's view of puppy socialization...



Dog Obedience (6 months and older)

Your dog is just starting his education, and he will receive his foundation for obedience by learning essential cues like: 
  • Attention
  • Sit
  • Down
  • Stay/Wait
  • Leave It
  • Come (recall)
  • Polite Leash Walking



American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen










Teach your dog to be the ultimate good citizen with this course established by the American Kennel Club. This course teaches your dog to be in control around other dogs and strangers. This class is a prerequisite for any dog that will be pursuing a Therapy Dog certification (Your dog must have completed an obedience class and be comfortable around other dogs to enroll). For more information on this American Kennel Club programclick here.



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OTHER CLASSES OFFERED


Junior High Obedience (6 months and older)
Your education did not end at Elementary School, and neither should your dog's!
Increase your dog's skills he learned in Elementary Obedience with educational games in the Junior High School course. These games will teach your dog how to handle distractions, distance and duration.  (must complete Elementary obedience) Learn new cues like: 
  • Stay
  • Sit Stay
  • Down Stay
  • Heel and Auto Sit
  • Wait
  • Stand
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Senior High Obedience/Around the Town
This class is for your soon-to-be Graduates which will prepare your dog for competition sports like Agility and Rally, and to be polite in real life situations.  Off leash work will be practiced with a variety of obedience cues.  We will use beginning Agility and games to test your dog's response to distractions, distance and duration. We will also meet and train at offsite locations (a beach, shopping center, or park).

  • Sit (with distractions, distance and duration)
  • Stay (with distractions, distance and duration)
  • Down (with distractions, distance and duration)
  • Recall (with distractions, distance and duration)

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Rally
Rally (or Rally Obedience) is an interactive dog sport that combines skills learned from basic and competition obedience exercises into a course where the dog and handler move from station to station completing each exercise.  Rally is a terrific dog activity which helps build a positive working relationship between dog and owner. You are allowed to use plenty of encouragement and give feedback to the dog even while competing.  (Your dog must have basic obedience skills to enroll).  You can work on or off-leash and encourage your dog throughout...you'll love how addictive it is!

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Please note:                                                                                                                              
*fearful or aggressive dogs will not be comfortable in group classes
We recommend private training classes offered on our Canine Counseling page.

*Due to limited space, we do not offer make-ups for group classes.  If you know you cannot attend some of the group classes PRIOR to registration, we will be happy to prorate you.
6 week Classes
4 week Classes
"Total Recall"
Is your dog not coming to you when you call him?  Would you like your dog to race to you every time you call his name?  This popular and fun class will work on one of the most important of the obedience cues, the recall.  

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"Agility for Fun"
Try out the addictive sport of agility in this four week class. It's for fun! The concept behind this class is to introduce your dog to agility equipment slowly so your dog is confident and happy to handle the basic agility obstacles - then, let's play! This class is non-competitive and relaxed, designed to have fun running around an agility course with your dog...no pressure. 

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"The Pull Stops Here"
This class is dedicated to the common problem of pulling.  We will teach you how to end your dog's habit of pulling and make walks much more pleasant for both of you!  After basic instruction on the finer points of polite leash walking in a class setting, we will challenge you and your dog by "taking it to the streets"...class will be taught during a vineyard walk or on a local street for real life experience!

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"Manners Please!"Terrible Teens
We will work on common behavioral problems like jumping, door manners and barking by teaching you how to give your dog appropriate directions like:
  • Attention
  • Wait
  • Stay
  • Quiet
  • Leave It/Drop It


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UPCOMING GROUP CLASSES​

SOUTHOLD TOWN CLASSES at Peconic Rec Center


AKC Puppy STAR                     SUNDAYS         10:30 am - 11:45 am  OCT 15 – DEC 3
FIRST CLASS (10/15 10:30am) OWNERS ONLY

AKC CANINE GOOD CITIZEN   SUNDAYS      12:00 pm - 1:15 pm   OCT 15 – DEC 3
FIRST CLASS (10/15 10:30am) OWNERS ONLY

BASIC OBEDIENCE              WEDNESDAYS    7:00 pm - 8:15 pm   OCT 18- NOV 29
 FIRST CLASS (10/15 10:30am) OWNERS ONLY​

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER for SOUTHOLD TOWN CLASSES!
Cocoa, Spoonie, Tao
Huck L. Berry, AKC S.T.A.R Puppy
Jasmine, Agility for Fun
Tallulah and Patrick, Manners Please!
E.T, AKC S.T.A.R Puppy

Keefer, Agility/Rally for Fun
Dakota, Elementary Obedience
contact me!            (631) 734-8331         email: northforkdogs@gmail.com
Gumby, Open Agility
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Gift Certificates

Get the perfect gift for your dog-loving friend or relative.  Gift certificates are available for any of our services offered above.  Choose any service and we will personalize the certificate for your friend, whether it is a holiday or birthday present.
  • 4 week courses
  • 6 week courses
  • private in home lessons
  • Canine Counseling (please contact us for more details)


Please contact us for more details.  

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(please indicate 'gift certificate' and occasion (ex. birthday, Christmas present) in the "anything else" box 
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I am proud to offer these classes four times a year at a discounted rate through the Town of Southold.  

click here to register with the Town of Southold Recreation Department