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Class Descriptions and Schedule

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All classes require current vaccination for age of dog. Pre-register and pre-pay. Do not bring your info to the first class. We must have it on file two days before the start of the class although we prefer one week.

All classes have a minimum and maximum amount of dogs. Registrations are being taken now for any class advertised. The sooner you register, the more likely you will get a spot. Requests are gladly taken for pet food, class topics, private lessons, boarding, etc...

 

Upcoming Dianns Happy Tails Classes

 

NEW IN 2013!

Get 1/2 off private lessons with class registration! Friends and family are welcome to attend.

All registration forms & full payment is needed minimum of one day before class start date along with proof of vaccinations.

Register as early as possible to hold your spot.

  • DOGGIE DO RIGHT BOOT CAMP: Overnight or by the day. Check back for more information. By appointment only. We will be running a special on this class in February.
  • SIT, STAY & PLAY: Dates to be announced. After the snow melts. This is a 4 week class offered at just $45.00! Pre-requisite: Your dog must be proficient at the Off-Leash Play Class. Registration is open to anyone. PRE-REGISTRATION, VACCINE REQUIRED.
  • DOGGIE DAYCARE is $20.00 per day with 1/2 day rates available. Call Diann for more information.

  • PUPPY CLASSES: "Beginner Puppy" is a class that includes all puppies age 9 to 15 weeks old. "Beginner Puppy" is followed by "Puppy Junior" that includes puppies age 15 weeks to 6 months old.

  • BASIC CLASSES: "Basic Level 1" includes dogs of any age and any breed followed by "Level 2: Beyond Basic".

Classes are limited in size and require pre-registration and payment. Download a printable registration form and return it with your payment to PO Box 2847, La Pine, OR 97739.

Classes are held at alternating safe, secure sites in La Pine. Specific location details provided upon receipt of pre-payment, or you can contact Diann for more information.

Subscribers to our newsletter will receive advance notice of upcoming classes in addition to helpful articles, news, and other dog-related stuff.

Please see our FAQ for information regarding what to bring to class and what to expect, as well as our policies and procedures.

Class Requirements: Contact Diann with any questions by calling (541) 480-6987.
Each class requires vaccinations for all dogs regardless of age. Families are encouraged to come. Discounts for additional dogs in the family. Discounts for continued classes and private lessons.

Class Descriptions

RALLY O' WITH A TOUCH OF AGILITY

Rally O (Rally Obedience) is a fun dog sport that is sanctioned by the AKC. if you choose to go that far, your dog can earn titles. This Rally Class is not an AKC class, it is designed to be fun. Building the bond with your dog is such an important part of having a dog, and when your dog knows you're having fun, your dog will have fun. The idea that you have control over your dog in a fun way and your dog is learning along with you is what builds that bond. Especially when your dog knows he has done something that pleases you. Watch and see how proud your dog will become. THE MOST FUN CLASS OF THE SUMMER!

  • Cost is $85.00 per dog
  • All ages and Breeds
  • Do not bring your dog to the first class

 

SIT, STAY - LEARN & PLAY CLASS

At each class, we will do some basic commands. These commands are something every well-mannered dog should know. Assuming all goes well with owners and dogs, we will have short 5 to 10 minute play sessions. That will be determined at the time of each class. Temperament of each dog, how the owners correct and praise, and other issues
will determine the play time. You will have homework and a quiz, to make sure you have reach the goal of the class.

  • Cost is $45.00 per dog
  • No makeup sessions or refunds
  • Maximu of 6 dogs
  • One handler per dog. Family and friends may observe.
  • Pay and Pre-register to hold your spot.
  • Waiting list available.

  • At each class, we will do some basic commands. These commands are something every well-mannered dog should know. Assuming all goes well with owners and dogs, we will have short 5 to 10 minute play sessions. That will be determined at the time of each class. Temperament of each dog, how the owners correct and praise, and other issues
    will determine the play time. You will have homework and a quiz, to make sure you have reach the goal of the class.

    The goal of this class is to teach owners the inportance of dog body language, communication skills and to prepare owners for "Off-Leash" play times or play classes. Basic commands are taught along with basic dog behavior and what it all means. YOur dog CAN talk to you. This is an informative class for anyone that wants to learn more about why dogs do what they do.

    Call Diann for more information at (541) 480-6987, or email her at diannshappytails@msn.com .

    Don't be concerned if you don't get it all the first round. I have been working with owners and dogs for over 20 years, and I learn something new and rewarding with each one that comes here. It is the best part of what I do. To see improvement in each dog. It doesn't happen over night. But with this class, it will be a good beginning.

RECALL WORKSHOP

Does your dog ignore you when you call him to come? Are you afraid to let your dog off leash? This RECALL WORKSHOP will teach you how to have a dog that will focus on you no matter what the distraction. You will learn the training skills that are needed so your dog can play and be off leash, and will come when called. Teaching your dog to focus on you, teaching you the methods to have a better trained dog, so both of you will have more fun.

Cost: $25.00

TO BE PREPARED FOR THIS CLASS:

Your dog* Vaccinations must be current.

A good buckle collar and a good 4 to 6 foot leash. NO RETRACTABLES ALLOWED!

Small bite size training treats.

One handler per dog.

"I've done this recall class with Diann 3 times and encourage anyone I meet to take it. Each class is fun, different, and Sheba & I learn more every time. If it weren't for this recall class Sheba would of been gone several times. Now I have the faith she will come every single time! Sheba & I will be there & ready to learn even more!"

 

BASIC MANNERS & OBEDIENCE

This class is designed for all ages and breeds. All the basic Manners are covered: sit, down, stay, leash walking, recall, name attention, not jumping and much more. You will learn how to communicate with your dog, how to have a happy well mannered dog that you can take places and be proud of.

This class is a 6 week course, 60 minutes once a week. Limited registration.

Cost: $85.00 6 weeks.

Pre registration and current vaccinations are required.

TO BE PREPARED FOR THE BASIC CLASS YOU NEED:

A good secure buckle collar and leash. Leash may be either 4 to 6 feet.

Rug or blanket for placement command.

Small bite size training treats. Please do not feed your dog an hour before class.

NO RETRACTABLE LEADS ALLOWED. Please have a name tag on your dog.

 

PUPPY MANNERS

This is the most important time of your dog's life. This is one of the 'critical periods'; when a puppy needs to be socialized to other puppies, people, new things, and new places and learn manners that will carry him through his whole life.

At Diann's Happy Tails Puppy Manners class your puppy will learn all the basic manners needed. He will get the social skills with other puppies during the off leash puppy play time. He will get the exposure to new people and have a wonderful time. It requires at least one set of vaccinations at the start of class.

The Puppy Manners class is $85.00 for a 7 week, 90 minute course. Held once a week.

All puppy graduates will receive a $10.00 off the Basic Class.

Pre registration is required. Current vaccinations are required.

TO BE PREPARED FOR PUPPY CLASS YOU NEED:

Bring your puppy on a leash with a secure buckle collar. No choke chains or prong collars.

Rug, or blanket for your puppies ground work.

Small bite size training treats. Please do not feed your puppy 2 hours before class.

NO RETRACTABLE LEADS ARE ALLOWED. Please have a name tag on your puppy.

 

LITTLE RASCALS PLAY CLUB

The off leash play class for the little guys. Dog's can play and interact with their own size while socializing and having fun.

Dog must be social.

This class is 4 weeks. 60 minutes once a week.

Cost $40.00. 4 weeks. $20.00 drop in rate

Must pre register and be current on vaccinations.

TO BE PREPARED FOR THIS CLASS:

Secure buckle collar. Good leash. Small bite size training treats.

NO RETRACTABLE LEASHES, please have a name tag on your dog.

No food 2 hours before class.

 

Diann's Happy Tails Obedience Training | (541) 480-6987 | diannshappytails@msn.com