Training Classes

At Walkers, we know obedience training is a key part in maintaining a happy, balanced relationship with your dog.  Training Classes provide you with the structure and the know-how to succeed with training your dog.  Our training staff uses a positive-reinforcement approach and will work hands-on with you and your pet.

We offer classes in small groups on Wednesday evenings.

Classes are 1 hour long, for 6 weeks with a 7th week for review and testing.

Each course is $159, or $149 if paid in advance.  PLEASE NOTE: Beginning October 2021, rates for training classes will be increasing! Classes will be $199 in advance or $210 at the door!!

(Please note the advance discount cannot be combined with other offers)

Please check the specific class page for dates and times.

CLASSES OFFERED:

Basic Obedience Class

(For Puppies, Dogs and their People who haven’t attended an Obedience Class)

Topics Include:

  • Standard Dog Handling Techniques
  • Housebreaking and Nutritional guidance and other hints and tips
  • Basic commands:
    • Sit
    • Down
    • Off (when jumping)
    • Leave It
    • Stay
    • Come
    • Heel
    • Changing direction while walking on lead

The AKC Star Puppy Test (for puppies under one year old) is included in the price of the class.

Intermediate Obedience Class

For Dogs who have taken a Basic Obedience Class.

 Dogs who previously taken an Intermediate Obedience class but wish to improve their skills will also benefit from this class since the instructor will be customizing the program to match individual needs

Topics Include:

  • Review and MASTERY of basic commands
  • Walking on a loose lead
  • Stay with distractions
The goal is to be able to pass the AKC Canine Good Citizenship (CGC) Test. There is an additional $10 fee if you want to take the CGC test.

Start Date for Next Class:

Murrysville, Wednesday, August 11, 2021 

North Versailles, Thursday, August 12, 2021

Start Date for Following Set of Classes:

Murrysville, Wednesday, October 6, 2021

North Versailles, Thursday, October 7, 2021

Available Testing