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COVENANT KEEPER'S 

Going back to school doesn’t have to be a chore. Both you and your pet will enjoy learning together with our trainer. We provide innovative animal training programs designed for the casual pet owner, as well as for aspiring and experienced trainers. Please visit our 'book online" for our schedule and ability to book your class right away!

Puppy Paw Academy 

$150 for 4 week in person class with full online class

Puppy Paws Academy Class Description

Welcome to Puppy Paws Academy, where we lay the foundation for a lifetime of good behavior, social skills, and happy relationships between you and your puppy. Our comprehensive classes are designed to meet the unique needs of young puppies, ensuring they grow into well-behaved and confident dogs.

Class Structure:

Duration: Each session lasts 1 hour.

Schedule: Weekly classes held on Wednesday evenings for convenience. 

Age Group: Puppies aged 8 weeks to 4months.

Class Size: Small groups of only 6 to ensure personalized attention.

Curriculum:

Basic Obedience: Teaching essential commands such as sit, down, come, and leash manners. 

House Training: Guidance on effective housebreaking techniques. 

Socialization: Safe and controlled interactions with other puppies to promote positive social behavior. 

Manners: Training to prevent common issues such as jumping, biting, and chewing. 

Confidence Building: Exercises to help puppies feel secure in different environments and situations. 

Loose Leash Walking: Teaching puppies to walk calmly on a leash without pulling.

 

Goals:

Foundation Skills: Establishing basic obedience and good manners that will last a lifetime. 

Social Skills: Encouraging positive interactions with other dogs and people.

Confidence and Adaptability: Helping puppies become well-adjusted to various environments and stimuli.

Owner Education: Providing owners with the knowledge and tools to continue training at home effectively. As well as community for support.

**Requirements:**

Vaccinations: Up-to-date Age appropriate vaccination records required to ensure the health and safety of all puppies.

Age Limit: Open to puppies aged 8 weeks to 4 months at the start of the course. 

Equipment: A well-fitted collar or harness and a standard leash (no retractable leashes), Treats, Treat pouch.

Three French Bullgod Puppies
Three Big Puppies

Tween Tails Academy Class Description

Tween Tails Academy is specially designed for puppies aged 4 to 7 months, focusing on transitioning from basic puppy training to more advanced skills and behaviors. This critical stage helps your puppy build on their foundation, developing into a well-mannered and confident young dog.

 

Class Structure:

Duration: Each session lasts 1 hour. - **

Schedule: Weekly classes held on weekends and evenings for convenience. - **

Age Group: Puppies aged 4 to 7 months. - **

Class Size: Small group of 6 to ensure personalized attention. 

 

Curriculum:

 Obedience: Reinforcing basic commands and introducing more complex commands such as stay, heel, wait. 

Impulse Control: Teaching patience and self-control through exercises like sitting politely for greetings and waiting at doors.  Socialization: Continued positive interactions with other puppies and people to maintain and enhance social skills. 

Leash Skills: Improving loose leash walking and introducing controlled walking in more distracting environments. 

Problem-Solving: Addressing and preventing common adolescent behaviors such as nipping, chewing, and jumping. 

Focus and Distraction: Training your puppy to stay focused and responsive in the presence of distractions. 

 

Goals:

Strengthening Skills: Building on the foundation of basic obedience to achieve more reliable behavior. 

Enhanced Social Skills: Ensuring your puppy remains well-socialized and comfortable in various situations. 

Behavior Management: Providing strategies to manage and reduce typical adolescent behavioral issues. 

Owner Education: Equipping owners with the tools and techniques to continue effective training at home. 

Requirements:

Vaccinations: Up-to-date vaccination records required to ensure the health and safety of all puppies. 

Age Limit: Open to puppies aged 4 to 7 months at the start of the course.

Equipment: A well-fitted collar or harness and a standard leash (no retractable leashes), Treats, Clicker, Treat Pouch.

Tween Tails Academy

$150 for 4 week in person class with full online class

SPORT PUPPY

$150

This is a 4 week puppy foundation class for the puppy parent who wants to do more activities or sports with their dogs as an adult or who finds joy in creative training. So you want to play agility, nosework, rally, freestyle, frisbee, trick dog titles or more? This is a great place to start with your puppy. This class is about teaching the foundation skills you will benefit from when your puppy is all grown up and want to do the fun stuff. 

Puppies Learn:

- How to learn through clicker training (shaping, capturing, luring behaviors)

-Hind end awareness (for precision heeling, position changes, jumping foundation, 2 on 2 off skills, and more)

-Flatwork for agility (sending around, running through jumps)

- Confidence on unstable footing (wobble boards, pause table, tunnel)

-Targeting (hand targets and sending targets)

-Using toys as a reward

-Mat work

-Body awareness tricks like spin, roll over, back up.

This class is for puppies 4 mon to 8 mon. We require puppies to have taken puppy class before taking this class. 

A Puppy Playing with a Toy

Well behaved basics

$150 for 6 week class

Well-Behaved Basics Class Description

 

Our Well-Behaved Basics class is designed for dogs aged 1 year and up, focusing on foundational training and behavior improvement. This class is perfect for dogs who need to reinforce their basic manners or learn new skills.

 

 Class Structure:

Duration: Each session lasts 1 hour. 

Schedule: Weekly classes available on Monday evenings for convenience. 

Age Group: Dogs aged 1 year and up. 

Class Size: Small group of 6 to ensure personalized attention. 

 

Curriculum:

Basic Obedience: Teaching or reinforcing essential commands such as sit, stay, come, down, and leave it.

Impulse Control: Exercises to improve patience and self-control, such as waiting at doors and sitting politely for greetings.  Socialization: Positive interactions with other dogs and people to enhance social skills and reduce reactivity

Leash Manners: Training dogs to walk calmly on a leash without pulling. - **

Behavioral Management: Addressing and preventing common issues such as jumping, barking, and chewing. 

Focus and Distraction: Teaching dogs to remain attentive and responsive in the presence of distractions. 

 

Goals:

Foundation Skills: Establishing or reinforcing basic obedience and good manners. 

Improved Behavior: Reducing problem behaviors and promoting positive interactions. 

Social Skills: Ensuring dogs are comfortable and well-behaved around other dogs and people. 

Owner Education: Providing owners with the knowledge and techniques to continue effective training at home. 

Requirements:

Vaccinations: Up-to-date vaccination records required to ensure the health and safety of all dogs. 

Age Limit: Open to dogs aged 1 year and up. - **

Equipment: A well-fitted collar or harness and a standard leash (no retractable leashes), Treats, Treat Pouch, Clicker.

Black Dog

BEGINNER 2

$150 for 6 week class

This is a 6 week long class that builds on the foundation skills taught in beginner Obedience.  We start adding in more duration to behaviors, adding distractions, and asking the dog to do more for the same amount of pay. 

Students will have the opportunity to take the CLASS BA test at the end of this class.

Dogs Learn:

- Offering attention and focus in more challenging environments

- Sit and Down with increasing distractions

- Sitting as a friendly stranger approaches

- Impulse control and Leave It with very enticing bait items

- Leash walking with more distracting environments

- Sit at doors

- Stay for longer durations and with more distractions

- Come when called

- Body handling from strangers (vet and groomer practice)

Man and His Dog

INTERMEDIATE OBEDIENCE 

$150 for 6 week class

This is a 6 week long advanced obedience class! This class continues to build on the skills learned in Beginner and Beginner 2 by refining those skills and taking them to the next level with more duration, distraction, and distance.  Students will have the opportunity to take the Canine Good Citizen and CLASS MA test at the end of this class.

Dogs Learn:

- Politely greeting strangers

- Allowing handling by a stranger

- Calmly walking past another dog on leash

- Coming when called

- Supervised separation

- Working for longer stretches of time with fewer rewards

Prerequisites: dogs must have successfully completed Beginner Obedience or have instructor approval from an equivalent class or private training package.  Dogs should be comfortable in a group class setting with other dogs and people around–if you are unsure, please contact us and we will help you decide if group class is right for your dog.

Dogs with Dog Walker

ADVANCED OBEDIENCE 

$150 for 6 week class

Here at CKK9, our Advanced Obedience program is based on the Association of Professional Dog Trainer’s “Canine Life And Social Skills” program (C.L.A.S.S.) PhD. Degree earned by passing level’s test.

This is a 7 week long class.  Dogs will learn all the skills required to pass the PhD level CLASS test.


Dogs Learn:

- Loose leash walk up to the door, sit and wait while owner opens it (while owner carries a box)

- Loose leash walking through obstacles (while owner carries a box)

-Back up away from owner or while in heel position

- Stay while owner walks away to place box down

Prerequisite: Dogs must have completed the MA CLASS level and passed the test

- Come when called through a gauntlet of toys and food

- Greet a friendly stranger and allow body handling

- Offer attention after there is a knock at the door and a stranger enters

- Settle on a mat while owner sits at a table with a ‘friend’ and eats a snack

- Demonstrates an ability to respond to ‘sit’ no matter what their owner looks like (through a door, or while owner lays on the ground, or when owner is standing on a chair, etc)

Best Buddies

Reactive Rehab: Building Confiedence in K9's

Memebership based class

Reactive Rehab: Building Confidence in K9s Class Description

Our Reactive Rehab class is designed to help your dog build confidence and improve behavior around other dogs and people. This class combines traditional behavior modification techniques with innovative activities like parkour and pattern games from Control Unleashed to create a comprehensive training experience. 

 

Class Structure

Duration: Each session lasts 1 hour. 

Schedule: Weekly classes held on Tues & Thurs evenings.

Class Size: Small groups of 4 to ensure personalized attention. 

 

Curriculum:

Behavior Modification: Utilizing positive reinforcement, desensitization, and counter-conditioning techniques to address reactivity. - Parkour for Confidence: Introducing your dog to safe, structured parkour activities to build physical and mental confidence through navigating obstacles. 

Pattern Games from Control Unleashed: Using structured, repetitive games to help dogs focus, reduce stress, and build positive associations with triggers. 

Socialization: Controlled interactions with other dogs and people to improve social skills in a safe environment. - **Obedience Training:** Reinforcing basic commands and improving focus and responsiveness. 

Goals:

Confidence Building: Helping your dog feel more secure and less reactive around other dogs and people. 

Behavior Management: Providing tools and strategies for owners to manage and reduce reactivity.

Social Skills: Encouraging positive interactions in a safe, controlled setting.

Owner Education: Teaching you how to understand and effectively respond to your dog's behavior. 

 

Requirements:

Initial Assessment: A pre-class evaluation to understand your dog’s specific needs. 

Vaccinations: Up-to-date vaccination records required. 

Equipment: A well-fitted harness and a standard leash (no retractable leashes).

PRIVATE LESSONS

$150 per hour

We offer private lessons on a case-by-case basis, as most training needs can be effectively addressed through our group classes. Private lessons are ideal for dogs with specific issues or those needing individualized attention.

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