Class Schedules - where and when?
Class Descriptions - what?
We offer classes in five convenient Brooklyn locations!
•Bushwick, Brooklyn [Bushwick Pet Superette]
•Cobble Hill, Brooklyn [Monster Mutt; 297 Warren St]
Brooklyn [@415 Grand St. Studio]
•Williamsburg, Brooklyn [Kiki's Pet Spa 60 Broadway]
•Greenpoint, Brooklyn [Unleash;
216 Franklin St.]
Class Schedule Winter 2013
*Classes are one hour long and meet at the same time each week for the predetermined # of weeks.
Below are start dates for each session.
Puppy Kindergarten*[4 wks 150.00]
*Young Puppies 8-18 weeks who have not completed their vaccinations yet are ideally suited for this class.
& Free Puppy Play Weekly Sundays and Tuesdays
Adolescent/Basic Obedience [6 wks 230.00]
Rescue Dog Seminar-Free
Wednesday November 20th 7:30PM[Grand Street]
*Expert information to help with newly adopted
This seminar is HUMANS only and we suggest you pre-register.[email
Small Dog Obedience[6 wks 230.00]
Jan 2014 TBD[Bushwick]
*Free Small Dogs Playtime each Sunday in Bushwick.
Short Seminars 2013 [email
Frisbee Catching for any size Dog. [1.5 hours 45.00]
Teach your dog the basics of successful Frisbee play in this 90 minute instensive. Denise has been teaching frisbee seminars for over 10 years. [email
See some successful students HERE.
Training Tips for Rescue Dogs [FREE!! FREE!!]
Congratulations! You've adopted an animal in need. Shelter and
rescue dogs can present special challenges in a new home. Join us for an hour
of information and training tips for your new 'pre-owned' pooch! Bring a photo for our game of "guess the breed mixes."
This is an information seminar, not hands-on training and is for humans only. [email
Parlor Tricks for DOGS [2 day seminar]
2 Consecutive weeks 1 day each week
-One hour seminar for 2 consecuitive Mondays. Each week we'll run through some of the MOST inventive tricks and ways you can train your dog to perform at their best. Clicker Training, Freeshaping, Luring and other inventive ways to teach will be demystified. See Denise's Dog do her tricks-HERE
*Personal attention and assistance is emphasized, however, if
you have an immediate problem you want to address, a private consultation
is advised prior to any class.
Our Puppy Kindergarten classes are designed to bridge the gap between bringing your dog home and when he is legally able to go outside. Classes are held in clean, safe indoor spaces and are designed for dogs 8-18weeks who are not "street legal" and haven't finished their vaccinations!.
for more information on this.
Pups must be under 18 weeks old to begin this class.
TOPICS COVERED INCLUDE
•Basic Commands [sit, down, coming when called]
•Greeting House Guests calmly.
•Off leash play with other pups
•Preventing Destruction & Separation Issues
•Curbing Puppy Nipping & Biting
• Time Managment "What do I do with my
pup while I'm at work all day?"
•How to successfully expose your dog to the sights and sounds
of a big city.
•Calmly Greeting Dogs and People on Leash.
•Maximizing Your Training Time.
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Dog Behavior Experts believe that attendance in Puppy Kindergarten
class provides the most lasting influence toward raising a friendly
and well mannered family pet!
to read about the benefits of beginning puppy classes as early
as 8 weeks of age.
Small Dogs Rule! [obedience
for toy breeds]
For the wee ones! A pet dog obedience class tailored
to dogs 20 lbs and under. Similar topics as Pet Dog Obedience,
with an added concentration on socializing off leash, barking,
remedial housetraining and treating mild fearfulness. If your
dog has a serious fear or biting problem, you should seek professional
advice in a private consultation.
Basic Pet Dog Obedience
For well socialized dogs over 5 months old. Basic
Pet Dog manners and general obedience commands. Also answers questions
liks, "How do I keep my dog from jumping on people?",
"How do I stop my dog from destroying things in the house?",
and "What can I do with my dog when I'm at work all day?".
General obedience includes sit, down, stay, coming when called,
walking on leash, calmly greeting people on leash and more. We
will work both inside and ouside on leash.
A crash course in all the basics needed to manage your dog on
the slick city streets. Waiting at curbs, Coffee at the Cafe,
Greeting Dogs & People and much more. Designed for well socialized
dogs with basic training or manners. Most of this class is taught
outside on the shiny streets of Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
Urban Agility® NEW!
Five weeks of URBAN-environment-inspired agility
using the streets, parks and basic household furniture to practice
navigating obstacles for fun and exercise. Teaches dogs advanced
"placement" and obstacle negotiation. Can be a precursor
to formal agility or a more accessible alternative. Dogs
40 lbs and under.
Frisbee Catching Seminar
Our popular frisbee catching seminar to teach ANY
size dog to catch a frisbee. We've taught Chihuahuas to Mastiffs.
Your dog too can catch a frisbee!
Energy Burning in Young,
The very first seminar of it's kind, designed to
deal with energetic, rowdy dogs. We'll discuss management techniques
and ways to conveniently tire out your energetic pooch.
Introduction to Clicker
Empire of the Dog has been teaching clicker training
for over ten years, and also has commercially produced clicker
training kits on the retail market. Join us in this class to learn
the basics of using a clicker to expand your dog's training potential.
Baby makes four?
Two day seminar addressing
preparing your dog for the new baby. From preparing for the newborn,
to the toddler years. Email us HERE.