Classes

We can not accept any dogs in our classes that have dog and or people aggression.


Classes are held at our training building located at:
2075 Jennemann Lane
Arnold, MO 63010


PLEASE check our website for any cancellation of classes. We will do our best to let you know as soon as we can if a class is cancelled for any given night!


Drop In Practices
  • CONFORMATION RING READY DROP-IN PRACTICE
    Practice for experienced handlers who require a minimal amount of instruction. This will be a faster pace and dogs will be moved through the examination and movement process multiple times per session.

    Start Date: Sunday
    Time: 2:00 PM
    Cost: $10.00 (1 week(s))
    Limit: 20 dogs w/handlers  
    Instructor: Small Dogs

    Start Date: Sunday
    Time: 2:45 PM
    Cost: $10.00 (1 week(s))
    Limit: 20 dogs w/handlers  
    Instructor: Big Dogs


  • BEGINNER / NOVICE CONFORMATION DROP-IN CLASS
    This class covers handling methods, the structure of the dog, AKC rules and regulation, how to dress for the ring, judges patterns. This class is a must for a beginner handler. Dogs must be at least 4 months of age to attend. Please bring the following items to class.... Bait (preferrably small soft treats), Show lead and collar, Copy of your Breed Standard.

    Start Date: Wednesday
    Time: 5:00 PM
    Cost: $10.00 (1 week(s))
    Limit: 20 dogs w/handlers  
    Instructor: Kristie Shaw

Obedience Classes
  • BASIC NOVICE
    Learn Foundation skills and games that lead into AKC novice exercises. You will learn the basics needed to further your AKC novice journey.

    Start Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2022
    Time: 6:00 PM
    Cost: $90.00 (6 week(s))
    Limit: 6 dogs w/handlers  
    Instructor: Kristi Shaw


  • ADVANCED NOVICE
    You will use the foundation skills that you have learned to perform the novice exercises needed to compete in the AKC show ring.

    Start Date: Thursday, September 8, 2022
    Time: 7:30 PM
    Cost: $90.00 (6 week(s))
    Limit: 6 dogs w/handlers  
    Instructor: Liz Hunter


  • OPEN OBEDIENCE CLASS
    All Open level exercises in accordance with AKC regulations. This class is for dogs that are working in competition obedience for advanced classes.

    Prerequisite: Substantial control over the Obedience essentials is necessary. A training pair should have legs on a CD or Advanced Rally before attempting this class.

    Start Date: TBA
    Time: TBA
    Cost: $90.00 (6 week(s))
    Limit: 6 dogs w/handlers  
    Instructor: TBA


  • UTILITY OBEDIENCE CLASS
    All utility level exercises in accordance with AKC regulations. This class is for dogs that want to achieve the highest level of Obedience training.

    Start Date: TBA
    Time: TBA
    Cost: $90.00 (6 week(s))
    Limit: 6 dogs w/handlers  
    Instructor: TBA

    Private lessons Any level obedience
    Text Nancy Muller 314-324-5795 Specializes in Toy breeds



  • DISTRACTIONS AND HANDLER AWARENESS CLASS
    This course increases a dog’s focus and confidence, while improving focus on the handler, in distracting environments. Great for dogs in performance (i.e. obedience, rally) and conformation activities. To enroll, dogs must have completed a novice performance or conformation course or have instructor approval.

    Start Date: TBA
    Time: TBA
    Cost: $60.00 (4 week(s))
    Limit: 6 dogs w/handlers  
    Instructor: TBA


  • BEGINNER COMPETITION OBEDIENCE
    Setting skill levels starting with novice. Including, Attention, heeling, focus, positioning. Preparation that will not only help the novice dog, but set a skill level for your future competition obedience dog.

    Start Date: Tuesday, September 6, 2022
    Time: 6:30 PM
    Cost: $90.00 (6 week(s))
    Limit: 6 dogs w/handlers   Full
    Instructor: Mary Ruth


  • PROOFING AND SKILL ENHANCEMENT FOR PERFORMANCE
    Proofing tests a dog's understanding and knowledge of performance skills, while increasing his/her confidence. This course increases a dog's ability to successfully perform required skills under normal and challenging trial conditions. To enroll, dogs much have completed a performance class, have a solid training foundation, or instructor approval.

    Start Date: TBA
    Time: TBA
    Cost: $60.00 (6 week(s))
    Limit: 6 dogs w/handlers  
    Instructor: TBA


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AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Classes

CGC training will enhance the bond between you and your dog. Dogs who have a solid obedience education are a joy to live with-they respond well to household routines, have good manners in the presence of people and other dogs, and they fully enjoy the company of the owner who took the time to provide training, intellectual stimulation, and a high quality life.

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Puppy Classes

  • Puppy Foundation class
    This is a basic startup class for your puppy. You will use games and attention exercises to develop a connection between you and your puppy that will help you achieve your obedience skills. Age limit on this class will be 12 weeks to 6 months. Make sure you bring proof of shots and everyone will need at least their second round of DHPP.

    Start Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2022
    Time: 4:00 PM
    Cost: $90.00 (6 week(s))
    Limit: 6 dogs w/handlers  
    Instructor: Kristi Shaw


  • Puppy Class
    Age 14 weeks to 1 year. Basic obedience- sit, down, stay, place, come and loose leash walking. Advice on potty training and addressing bad habits like jumping and chewing. Please bring treats leash and collar, NO harnesses.

    Prerequisite: Puppies need age appropriate vaccines.

    Start Date: Thursday, September 8, 2022
    Time: 6:30 PM
    Cost: $90.00 (6 week(s))
    Limit: 6 dogs w/handlers  
    Instructor: Liz Hunter


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 Family Dog Classes

  • GOOD MANNERS
    Good Manners Mondays !!!
    Dogs who have good manners at home and in the community are great companions. We will work on walking on loose lead, sit, down, stay, come, reactions to other dogs & strangers. This is a great foundation for other fun activities or just to have a well-mannered dog. Dogs must be at least 6 months old. Opportunity to take AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) test at end of 6 week course.
    Bring 6’ lead, treats & wear reasonable shoes (no flip-flops)

    Start Date: Monday, September 12, 2022
    Time: 6:30 PM
    Cost: $90.00 (6 week(s))
    Limit: 6 dogs w/handlers   Full
    Instructor: Mary Beth Grieb


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 Rally Classes

  • NOVICE/INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED
    Rally obedience demonstrates that the dog has been trained to behave in the home, in public places and in the presence of other dogs. The dog and handler navigate a course of signs providing instructions for the skill to be performed. The rally novice/intermediate/advanced class provides instruction needed to perform the rally signs, navigate a course, know the rally rules and regulations, and provides experience navigating a rally course. Class starts with all of the novice signs and also introduces all of the intermediate/advanced signs for those who wish to learn them.

    Prerequisite: Dog must have completed a Manners or similar class and/or a basic novice obedience class and be able to perform all basic obedience skills. WE DO NOT TEACH THE OBEDIENCE SKILLS REQUIRED TO PERFORM THE SIGNS.

    Start Date: TBA
    Time: TBA
    Cost: $90.00 (6 week(s))
    Limit: 8 dogs w/handlers  
    Instructor: TBA


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Call our club phone line for any questions on classes or club information
Club Phone Line: (636) 464-2324
Classes are held at: 2075 Jenneman Lane, Arnold, MO 63010