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Grand Rapids Dog Classes

Next class session begins February and March.

New contact obstacles for Agility Just for Fun and Beginning Agility classes!

UKC obstacles, including the "sway bridge", will be added to our classes. More fun!!!

To register for classes contact us through this site and you will receive a registration form and information letter.   Register Here

Grooming is also now up and running. Patrons may phone 616.258.7990 to schedule an appointment.

So The Well Mannered Dog Center is the place for training, gathering, daycare boarding, and NOW GROOMING!


Monday Classes

Time Class Type Class Name Instructor Price

11:00am

obedience

March 6: Beginning Obedience. 8 week course. Positive training but from a leadership stand with no nonsense. Comprehensive one-on-one attention to address your particular needs.

Jean Claude Tamaba

$100.00

12:15pm

obedience

March 6: Advanced Obedience. 8 week course. Positive training but from a leadership stand with no nonsense. Tighter compliance and no room for sloppiness! Off Leash work.

Jean Claude Tamba

$100.00

5:00pm

agility

March 27: Intermediate Agility. 8 week course. Full competition class. Wait list available. CLASS IS FULL.

Andrea Boucher

$120.00

6:00pm

obedience

Feb 27: Beginners Obedience. 6 week course. The perfect beginners class. Lots of positive reinforcement.

Jill Moore

$80.00

6:15pm

agility

March 27: Intermediate Agility. 8 week course. Full competition class. Wait list available. CLASS IS FULL.

Andrea Boucher

$120.00

7:00pm

obedience

Feb 27: Advanced Obedience. 6 week course. Reliability is the key here. Class includes all exercises needed to take the CGC test offered on the last night of class at 8:30. Non class members phone for

Jill Moore

$80.00

7:30pm

agility

March 27: Advanced Agility. 8 week course. Full competition class at the Masters Level. Wait list is available. CLASS IS FULL

Andrea Boucher

$120.00


Tuesday Classes

Time Class Type Class Name Instructor Price

1:00pm

agility

Feb 28: Advanced Agility. 8 week course. Full competition Agility class at the Masters Level. E-mail ehizer2@aol.com to register for this class.

Ellen Hizer

$120.00

5:00pm

agility

March 28: Advanced Handling. 8 week course. Full competition class.

Kim Langley

$120.00

6:00pm

obedience

Mar 7: Beginning Obedience. 8 week course. A JC Dog Training Class. Heeling, sit stays, downs, focus. A positive reinforcement with strong leadership. One-on-one attention during class.

Jean Claude Tamba

$100.00

6:15pm

agility

March 28: Intermediate Agility. 8 week course. Full beginning competition class. Correct competition handling skills, obstacles, and weaves.

Kim Langley

$120.00

7:00pm

conformation

Conformation with Clare! Drop in class.

Clare Lodenstein

$10.00

7:00pm

obedience

March 7: Intermediate Obedience. 8 week course. Absolute reliability for the sit-stay off lead and at a distance with distractions. Reliability for the come, long distance and distractions

Jean Claude Tamba

$100.00

7:30pm

agility

March 28: Beginner / Adv. Beginner Agility. 8 week course. The step above Agility Just for Fun targeting those who want to challenge their dog or are thinking of competition.

Kim Langley

$120.00

8:00pm

obedience

March 7: Advanced Obedience. 8 weeks. Seriously advanced class from JC Dog Training. Very tight compliance. Off leash work.

Jean Claude Tamba

$120.00


Wednesday Classes

Time Class Type Class Name Instructor Price

10:00am

obedience

Ongoing : Manners. Drop in class. Class is designed to help you with particular hurdles you are having with your dog. Provides floor space and practice under the expert eye of our own Jill Moore.

Jill Moore

$10.00

3:30pm

agility

March 8: Advanced Handling/Excellent and Masters Levels. 8 week course. Masters is for those already competing in Agility. Master level handling and dog skills.

Pat Parker

$120.00

5:00pm

specialty

March 15: Adv. Nosework. 6 weeks. For dogs already on odor (birch) and are looking to competition. Handling skills, problem solving, and skill building. Additional odors introduced.

Nancy Hibiske

$85.00

5:30pm

agility

March 8: Advanced Beginning Agility. 8 weeks. Extension of the beginner class. More refinement of obstacle skills and more handling options.

Pat Parker

$120.00

6:00pm

specialty

Feb 22: Barn Hunt. 4 week course. pre req Intro to Rat or trial. 4 students per class. All levels. e-mail ehizer2@aol.com to register

Ellen Hizer

$60.00

6:00pm

obedience

Feb 29: Rally Obedience! 6 week course covers both AKC and UKC. Fun class for those who have completed any Obedience class.

Christy Greene

$80.00

6:00pm

obedience

Feb 22: Competitive Foundation Class. The Third Way of dog training, by Chris Bach, will give you tools you need whether your goal is Competitive Obed. Rally, Agility, Tracking

Jodi Brunson

$80.00

6:30pm

specialty

March 15: Begin Nosework. 6 weeks. Intro for fun or competition, focus on foundation skills, reading your dog, reinforcing dog\'s indication, motivation. Birch odor the first night.

Nancy Hibiske

$85.00

6:45pm

agility

March 8:Intermediate Agility. 8 weeks. Extension from Advanced Beginner class. Should know all obstacles. Continued work with handling

Pat Parker

$120.00

7:00pm

specialty

Feb 22: Barn Hunt. 4 week course. pre req Intro to Rat or trial. 4 students per class. All levels. e-mail ehizer2@aol.com to register

Ellen Hizer

$60.00

8:00pm

agility

Feb 28: Advanced Agility. 8 week course. Full competition Agility class at the Masters Level. E-mail ehizer2@aol.com to register for this class.

Ellen Hizer

$120.00

8:00pm

obedience

March 8: PUPPY! Obedience. 8 week course. Fun and games foundation class to move you and your puppy toward obedience or agility work. Rave reviews on this class.

Pat Parker

$100.00


Thursday Classes

Time Class Type Class Name Instructor Price

12:00pm

agility

March 9: Beginning Agility. 8 week course Learn beginning agility obstacles and handling a short course. Focus is on Fun With Your Dog.

Pat Parker

$120.00

1:15pm

agility

March 9: Beginning Agility. 8 week course Learn beginning agility obstacles and handling a short course. Focus is on Fun With Your Dog.

Pat Parker

$120.00

6:00pm

obedience

Feb 22: Advanced Novice. 6 weeks. Pre-Req. Competative Foundation Class. Class uses The Third Way to prepare you to compete in AKC / UKC Obedience.

Jodi Brunson

$80.00

6:00pm

agility

March 2: Intermediate Agility. 8 week course. Pre Req Advanced Beginner. E-mail ehizer2@aol.com to register for this class

Ellen Hizer

$120.00

7:00pm

agility

March 9: Advanced Beginner. 8 week course. Pre. Req. Beginners Agility. E-mail ehizer2@aol.com for registration

Ellen Hizer

$120.00

7:00pm

agility

March 9: Agility Just for Fun. 8 week class. Try out agility and see if you and your dog like it. Obstacles are lowered and the games are great fun! Jumping so dogs must be 6 months or older.

Emma

$100.00

8:00pm

agility

March 9: Beginners Agility. 8 week course.For those who want to challenge their dog or are thinking of competition. To register please e-mail ehizer2@aol.com

Ellen Hizer

$120.00


Friday Classes

Time Class Type Class Name Instructor Price

6:00pm

obedience

Ongoing: Open Floor Obedience Proofing. Open practice set against the Flyball Club practice session. Check the calendar for dates as floor space is not available on nights of a trial.

Drop In

$10.00

6:30pm

specialty

Jan 6 :Beginning Flyball! 5 week course. All breeds and all ages.. Great sport for the whole family and teens. If your dog loves to run and fetch balls then this is the sport for you. Visitors w

Rosalyn Russell

$70.00

7:45pm

specialty

Jan 6 : Intermediate Flyball. 5 week course for those seriously considering competition. Visitors welcome.

Rosalyn Russell

$70.00


Saturday Classes

There are currently no Saturday classes.




To register for classes contact us through this site and you will receive a registration form and information letter.   Register Here

Private lessons by appointment:

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9am – 3:30pm. Kaye Licata
Sat & Sun - 1 hr. sessions 10 am to 1 pm. Kathryn Snyder
Private lesson $20.00 per 45 minute lesson.

Important Notes and Reminders:

Registration is now OPEN for the upcoming session. Some changes to this schedule may occur depending on public interest in certain classes.

Proof of up-to-date vaccinations is REQUIRED for all classes and lessons.

NOTE: DO NOT PARK in front of any garage-type door at either building!

PLEASE PICK UP after your dogs especially on our neighbor's lawn!

Note: Some classes have prerequisites. Call 616-258-7990 for details.


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