Basic Obedience Class

  • Basic Obedience Class
  • Cost: $120
  • Class duration: 6 weeks, 1 hour per week
  • Upcoming Start Dates: Call 812-330-7297
  • Pet owners and their dogs will learn and socialize in a group class environment made of other pet owners and dogs. Owners will be taught how to communicate effectively with their pet, pet-friendly training techniques and how to curb unwanted behaviors (jumping, leash pulling, barking).

Class Curriculum

Week 1

  • Discuss training philosophy and equipment for the classDog Grad
  • Introduce Loose Leash Walking/Attention Getters
  • Introduce Luring, Sit, and Down

Week 2

  • Review Loose Leash Walking and Luring, Sit, and Down
  • Introduce formal Heel command and Turns
  • Introduce how to properly correct unwanted behaviors

Week 3

  • Review of Week 2
  • Introduce Pace Changes
  • Introduce halting while Heeling
  • Introduce duration for Sitting and Downing
  • Introduce Climb command

Week 4

  • Review of Week 3
  • Introduce Recall
  • Introduce Distractions with Sitting, Downing, Heeling, and the Climb

Week 5

  • Review of Week 4
  • Putting it all together
  • Review for test

Week 6

  • The BloomingPaws Basic Obedience Test

When available, the course will be held at
our BloomingPaws facility or Bryan Park.