Class Description

Building a foundation of basic dog and relationship skills using reward based training for all members of the family makes daily life safe and enjoyable for everyone. Read the position statement of the American Veterinary Society of  Animal Behavior: AVSAB-Humane-Dog-Training-Position-Statement-2021.pdf (

This hybrid class is made up of both online and live sessions and is designed to build a solid training and relationship foundation to take you forward into intermediate and advanced levels. Training skills include  engagement skills, leash walking,  recall, sit, down, appropriate greeting behavior and using targets and platforms to develop focus and enrichment activities.

This class will have one online session followed by three live sessions in our training center. You will be able to ask questions in real time during live sessions and refer to the class handbook that is included for each week’ exercises as well as general training and management information.

Each class session will have a lecture topic, demonstration and coaching.  Some sessions will have additional support videos.

Class Requirements

Equipment:  A computer, tablet or phone for online sessions

For Class:  A standard 6′ leash, secure collar or harness, training treats.


If you have questions, please contact  or call 510-845-7735, ext 215.

Registration Options:

All registrations are working spots.  No audit is available

  • 2645 Basic Skills Combo, Dec. 9~Dec 30, 6:00 PM
    December 9, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • 2639 Basic Skills Combo, Dec. 20~Jan 10, 4:30 PM
    December 20, 2021
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 2640 Basic Skills Combo, Dec. 20~Jan 10, 6:00 PM
    December 20, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Details Price Qty
2639 Basic Skills Combo, Dec. 20~Jan 10, 4:30 PMshow details + $150.00 (USD)   Sold Out
2640 Basic Skills Combo, Dec. 20~Jan 10, 6:00 PMshow details + $150.00 (USD)   Sold Out

"Basic Skills for Dogs-Online/Live 2021" is currently sold out.
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