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Group Classes - Millersville

MILLERSVILLE

750C Generals Highway

Millersvile, MD 21108

5,200 square foot, indoor climate controlled space

CDT group classes add another level of depth and experience to our students training plans.  They are designed to practice skills in a distracting, yet controlled environment, to help owners learn how to be the most relevant thing to their dog. Group classes are a fun way for dogs and owners to share their training experiences with fellow students and take their training to the next level.

All group classes are 1 hour. 

Group Class Vaccine Requirements

Canine Flu (Bivalent, H3N2/H3N8)
Bordetella

Distemper
Rabies

 

** Puppies are not required to have the listed vaccines until they are old enough to receive them

 

Puppy Group Class (8-24 weeks)    

* See Puppy Program for details

Beginner Group Class
This class is great for the "teenage" dogs (5mo.-12mo.) or a great place to start with a new adult dog 
 

Designed to introduce dogs and owners to a prong collar and transitioning to 'adult style' training

  • 4 Week Course - $175, includes prong collar 
     

When: 

Thursday @6pm, Dec 2nd - 23rd - *Enrolling Now

Week 1 - Into to prong collar/ Heel and Sit

Week 2 - Sit/Stay, Down/Stay, Thresholds

Week 3 - Place

Week 4 - Come/Recall 
 

** Please note: This class does not allow drop-in's and is designed as a 4 week course where owners must attend each week consecutively.  Prong collars will be provided and are included in the price.

Intermediate Level Group Classes 

Introduction to the Remote Collar - Level 1

This class focuses on e-collar training and how to layer it onto a foundation of basic obedience training, taking your dogs skills to the next level!  Learn how versatile this tool is and how and when to apply it to train your dog for off-leash reliability. 

  • 4 Week Course - $350, includes remote collar 
     

* Dogs must have done prior training with CDT and completed a 4 lesson private package, Beginner Group Class, Day School or a Board and Train.  Requires dogs to know the prong collar and a foundation of Heel, Sit/Stay, Down/Stay, Place, and Come.

When:
Upcoming Series: TBD

Week 1 - Intro to e-collar (learn the tool, techniques and your dogs 'working level')  ** 90 Minutes

Week 2 - Place and "stay"

Week 3 - Come

Week 4 - Heel/Leash Walking

** Please note: This class is a 4 week course where owners must attend each week consecutively.  E-collars will be provided and are included in the price. CDT specifically uses the Mini-Educator (or Micro-Educator) made by E-Collar Technologies and focuses on teaching this specific tool (Other e-collars are not permitted).

Intermediate Basic Obedience - Level 2

This class focuses on practicing the skills and behaviors learned in previous training (Board and Train, Day School, Private Lessons, or Intro to RC Level 1)  and using a variety of games and exercises to take you and your dogs skills to the next level. This class incorporates remote collar training, so requires pre-requisite training with CDT. 

  • 4 Week Course - $140 (if not included in BT or DS program)

When:

Wednesday @ 6pm, Dec 1st - 22nd *Enrolling Now

Manners Group Class 
Learn about the dog psyche and why so many nuisance behaviors are instinctual for dogs.  This class will teach owners how to plug in basic obedience commands and to effectively correct and manage unwanted behaviors, while teaching dogs new patterns of behavior to adhere to the "Manners" of our crazy human world.

  • 4 Week Course - $140
     

When: 
Upcoming series: TBD
 

* Dogs must have done prior training with CDT and completed a 4 lesson private package, Beginner Group Class, Day School or a Board and Train. Requires dogs to know the prong collar and a foundation of Heel, Sit/Stay, Down/Stay, Place, and Come.

Advanced Group Class 

Designed for dogs who have completed the Intermediate Group Class and/or have trainer permission.  Exercises will be geared towards off leash obedience and much higher level distractions.

  • 4 Week Course - $140

When: Wednesday @ 7pm, Dec 1st - 22nd *Enrolling Now

Week 1 - Heel

Week 2 - Sit/Stay, Down/Stay, Break

Week 3 - Place

Week 4 - Come/Recall 

* Group Class size will be strictly enforced to minimize the number of people.
There is a maximum of 2 people per dog and we ask that you do not bring small children.