NEWS: All Classes are Now Series! New CLASSES - See Below ->

All Classes Are new Series with Start Dates. To try and ACCOMMODATE most people's schedules we have Daytime, Evening and some weekend Classes. All Classes must be reserved in advance by purchasing a Spot. No spots will Be held Without Payment.

All Pet Class students have access to our exclusive Student portals with detailed instructions and supplemental information for all our Pet Class lessons.


Pet Classes

Early Essentials For Puppyhood

Chewing! Biting! Jumping! Accidents in the house! Destruction! CHAOS!!!
Say no more! No more chewed couches and pee spots. No more bite marks or messes. No more insanity. Instead, simply enjoy your puppy and watch them pup grow into the well behaved adult companion you look forward to. We’ll cover: basic obedience to get your pup focused and following your direction, problem solving to put an end to accidents, messes, biting and chewing, and problem prevention to ensure your pup grows into an adult dog you can truly enjoy - friendly, calm, and well behaved.
For dogs up to 5 months of age.  This class is a series with a set starting date. You must register and pay to reserve your spot.

6 weeks - $180
Classes available:
Wednesday 5:30pm, @ Pet Valu in Flemington NJ  - Instructor: Melita Wright (Starting Dates - 3/29)
Thursday 10am, @ Rosedale Mills in Pennington NJ  - Instructor: Melita Wright (Starting Dates - 4/13)
Friday 11am, @ Pet Valu in Flemington NJ - Instructor: Tori Peterson (Starting Date - TBA)

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On Your Best Behavior - Core Obedience

This class covers basic obedience commands such as sit, down, stay, come and walk on a leash. Your dog will also learn to be focused and attentive on you.
For dogs 5 months old through adult. This class is a series with a set starting date. You must register and pay to reserve your spot.
6 weeks - $180
Classes available:
Wednesday 6:30pm, @ Pet Valu in Flemington NJ  - Instructor: Melita Wright (Starting Dates - 3/29)
Thursday 11am, @ Rosedale Mills in Pennington NJ  - Instructor: Melita Wright (Starting Dates - 4/13)

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Polite in Public - Advanced Obedience

When we go out, we would love to have our best friend tag along with us. Now your dog can. Your dog will be a full fledged member of the community, welcome in stores and outside eateries. And if sharing your dog with others to brighten their day and improve their lives interests you, this class also prepares your dog for the various AKC Canine Good Citizen tests (CGC/CGCA/CGCU) and Therapy Dog Testing.
This class is a series with a set starting date. You must register and pay to reserve your spot.

6 weeks - $180
Classes available:
Wednesday 7:30pm, @ Pet Valu in Flemington NJ  - Instructor: Melita Wright (Starting Date - TBA)
Friday 10:00am, @ Pet Valu in Flemington NJ - Instructor: Tori Peterson (Starting Dates - 4/7)

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SKILLS CLASSES For Specific Problems

Rowdy Rovers

Is your dog so full of life they cannot control themselves? Do the shoot up like a cannonball at you or strangers? Do they drag you to other dogs to say hi? Do you have to hang on for dear life? Then we've got the class for you. Rowdy Rovers teaches self control and attention to the most excited, dangerously friendly, and out of control dogs. 

(Dogs must be human and dog friendly with no bite history.)

This class is a series with a set starting date. You must register and pay to reserve your spot.
6 weeks - $180
Classes available:
Thursday 6:30pm, @ Horseshoe Bend Park in Kingwood NJ - Instructor: Molly Sumridge (Starting Date - 4/6)

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Persistent Pullers

This class will help you and your dog master the challenging skills of taking a nice relaxing walk together. Classes will address walking on a loose leash, greeting people and dogs calmly, and sitting outside in public areas. Everything to enjoy a nice trip into public places with your pooch!

This class is a series with a set starting date. You must register and pay to reserve your spot.
4 weeks - $120
Classes available:
Wednesday 7:30pm, @ Pet Valu in Flemington NJ  - Instructor: Melita Wright (Starting Date -3/29)

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Come When Called

This class teaches the skills to reliably take your dog off leash as well as call your dog indoors from the yard and even save your dog's life in case of emergency. Classes will address "come" commands, distractions, and problem solving. 

This class is a series with a set starting date. You must register and pay to reserve your spot.
4 weeks - $120
Classes available:
Thursday 12pm, @ Rosedale Mills in Pennington NJ  - Instructor: Melita Wright (Starting Date - 4/13,)
Friday 10am, @ Pet Valu in Flemington NJ - Instructor: Tori Peterson (Starting Date - 2/24)
Saturday 1pm, @ Rosedale Mills in Pennington NJ  - Instructor: Melita Wright (Starting Date - 4/22)

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Dog Sports Classes

Instinct Sports - Nose Work and Barn Hunt Class!

Sniffy Dogs Welcome! This class will alternate week to week between searches for the sports of Nose Work and Barn Hunt! That's right - the two hottest hunting and sniffing sports in the same class.

Nose Work Nights will cover all types of searches for all Nose Work venues. Barn Hunt Nights will cover alerts, drive and stick on rats, tunnel and climbing work, and more!

Dogs with or without experience are welcome! Special orientation for new dogs who are not yet on Nose Work odors. 

6 weeks - $180
Classes available:
Mondays 6:30pm, @ Horseshoe Bend Park in Kingwood NJ  - Instructor: Molly Sumridge (Starting Dates - 3/27)

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Beyond Manners - Fundamental Foundations for Tricks and Dog Sports

Whether you want to do tricks with your dog or try agility, obedience, parkour, freestyle, or any other sport or activity with your dog, there are fundamental foundations skills you need to learn first. This class covers the skills for getting into any new activity or sport with your dog.
(This class can be taken up to 3 times as new skills and challenges are presented each series.)

6 weeks - $180
Classes available:
Mondays 7:30pm, @ Horseshoe Bend Park in Kingwood NJ  - Instructor: Katie Brennan (Starting Dates - 3/27)

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Competition Obedience and Rally - Level 1

The purpose of dog sports is to show off the relationship between dog and owner. Nothing encompasses this better than the sports of obedience and rally. Enjoy better obedience, a stronger bond, synchronicity, and more!
This class for for students just entering the sport or competing at level 1/novice.

6 weeks - $180
Classes available:
Mondays 8:30pm, @ Horseshoe Bend Park in Kingwood NJ  - Instructor: Molly Sumridge/Katie Brennan (Starting Dates - 3/27)

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Behavioral Classes

Growly Dog

It's BACK!!!
Does your dog bark, lunge or is afraid of other dogs or people? Does your dog resource guard food, toys, the car, or you? If your dog too friendly? Choking at the end of the leash to get at every dog? Then this class might be for you!
For dogs with mild dog aggression, reactivity, resource guarding, and over-excitability; around adults, children, and/or other dogs. This class teaches owners how to manage their dog's problems while addressing the behavior and working to change it.
REQUIRED: Owner must be able to control dog at all times or bring assistance to help them. Dog and owner must have received a consultation by the instructor, prior to joining class. 
Note that this class is not open enrollment and you can only join when a series begins.

6 week series - $180
Thursdays 5:30pm, @ Horseshoe Bend Park in Kingwood NJ - Instructor: Molly Sumridge (Starting Date - 4/6)

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Growly Dog - Up Close and Personal

For dogs who have graduated Growly Dog Class or private instruction and are ready to work on up close manners with other dogs and people. Dogs are taught how to disengage from people, other dogs, ignore other dogs up close, and polite appropriate play. Dogs with any bite history must work with a muzzle on.

6 weeks - $180
Classes available:
Thursdays 5:30pm, @ Horseshoe Bend Park in Kingwood NJ  - Instructor: Molly Sumridge (Starting Dates - TBA)

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Rally for Reactive Dogs

Whether you're a graduate of Growly Dog Levels 1 and 2, or your dog is reactive and needs something more to do, this is the class for you. Rally for Reactive Dogs features the skills of the sport of Rally Obedience and adds the to the therapeutic environment of our Growly Dog classes, creating a fun environment for your dog to improve their reactions, obedience and learn a reactive dog friendly sport. 
6 weeks - $180
Classes available:
Thursdays 7:30pm, @ Horseshoe Bend Park in Kingwood NJ  - Instructor: Molly Sumridge (Starting Dates - 4/6)

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Upcoming CLASS SCHEDULE:

Mondays (Starting 3/27)
in Frenchtown

  • 6:30pm Instinct Sports - Nose Work and Barn Hunt
  • 7:30pm Beyond Manners - Fundamental Foundations for Tricks and Dog Sports
  • 8:30pm Obedience and Rally Lvl 1

Wednesdays (Starting 3/29)
in Flemington

  • 5:30pm Early Essentials for Puppyhood
  • 6:30pm On Your Best Behavior
  • 7:30pm Persistent Pullers

Thursdays
in Pennington (Starting 4/13)

  • 10am Early Essentials for Puppyhood
  • 11am On Your Best Behavior
  • 12pm Persistent Pullers

in Frenchtown (Starting 4/6)

  • 5:30pm Growly Dog
  • 6:30pm Rowdy Rovers
  • 7:30pm Rally for Reactive Dogs

Fridays (starting 2/24)
in Flemington

  • 10am On Your Best Behavior
  • 11am Early Essentials for Puppyhood

Registration and Payment

TERMS FOR ALL CLASSES:

  • Registration must be done online.
  • Class size is limited. See individual class for details. 
  • All Dogs must be pre-registered for classes. You may not join a class until your registration form and payment are received and confirmed. Class sizes are limited and registration is on a first come, first served basis.
  • Absolutely no refunds will be given under any circumstances.
  • Classes must be started within one (1) month of purchase, or result in forfeiture of the class.
  • There are no makeups or refunds for missed classes. 
  • Please bring the dog's vaccination/titer record with you to the first class.
  • Registration for new students will be confirmed by e-mail.
  • Schedule is subject to change.
  • All class cancellations will be announced via email a minimum of 2 hours prior to class.

Questions, Want to join a waiting list or having a problem registering? Contact us and we'll help you.

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