ARL Training Classes

Training Classes

The ARL offers dog training classes to help adoptive pet parents, as well as the general public, better understand these companion animals.

  • Puppy Kindergarten

    Puppy Kindergarten

    This class helps puppies start off on the right paw using positive reinforcement techniques. For puppies between 8 weeks and 14 weeks of age at the start of class.

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  • Adolescent Puppy

    Adolescent Puppy

    This class encourages socialization and gives you support and knowledge to teach your puppy desired behaviors to live peacefully in your home. Dogs should be 15 weeks to 6 months old at the start of class.

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  • Good Manners

    Good Manners

    Guardians will learn how to teach their dogs in a humane manner using positive reinforcement methods which in turn will enrich their relationship with their dog. Dogs should be 5 months and older at the start of class.

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  • Fast Track Good Manners

    Fast Track Good Manners

    Class meets 1 time a week for 4 weeks. Guardians will learn how to teach their dogs in a humane manner using positive reinforcement methods. Dogs should be 5 months and older at the start of class.

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  • 10 Steps to CGC

    10 Steps to CGC

    If your dog is on the path to becoming a Canine Good Citizen, this class will provide additional practice before taking the test. Dogs can be tested as early as puppies, but a prerequisite is required.

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  • Drop In Training Classes

    Drop In Training Classes

    Drop In Training Class is perfect for those with busy schedules who aren't able to commit to a 6-week class, but want to learn the basic manners. Dogs should be 8 weeks or older at the start of class.

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  • Specialty Classes

    Specialty Classes

    The ARL now offers specialty training classes for your dog to work on specific skills, learn how to be brave, how to make polite choices and more!

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