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Registration Deadline 05/19/2020
Payment Deadline 05/19/2020

Class meets on Tuesday

High School Bus Foyer                  Time:  6:15 p.m.

Tuition: $90.00                                         6 Tuesday evenings

Instructor: Debra Perks*                 

 AKC Canine Good Citizen Instructor and evaluator

Session 1:  September 10                 Session 4: May 19  Veterans Memorial Park  
Session 2: November 5                               By the Averill Park High School
Session 3: January 7

In this class the focus is on building a foundation for basic pet obedience. Puppies will learn how to walk nice on the leash and pay attention to his/her owner. Puppies will work on sit, down and recall on command. Handlers will be introduced to a balanced method of training using imprinting, food and toy rewards, and praise, as well as fair effective correction. This class is for puppies from 8 weeks old to one year old. Bring a six foot leash, a long line 15 to 25 foot, training treats and a toy to class. All breeds are welcome.

*Debra Perks, the instructor for both courses, trains and competes German Shepherd dogs in the sport of IPO (Schutzhund) at local, regional and national level events. She trains with the best dog trainers in the country.  Additionally, Deb is an AKC Canine Good Citizen instructor and evaluator and can help you prepare your dog for the CGC certification. Phone (518) 694-1503 or email if you have questions.

Online registration for this program is currently closed/unavailable. Please contact Averill Park Community Education for further information.