2020 Class Schedule
In compliance with CDC guidelines:
• All classes, except Speaking Dog, will be conducted outside.
• Classes will be restricted to 10 humans (including staff members).
• Pre-registration is REQUIRED; the number of people attending must be included on the registration form.
• We REQUIRE all staff and clients to wear face coverings.
• Physical distancing and non-contact are practiced whenever physically safe to do so.
• Please notify us immediately if anyone in your household has any signs of illness or may have been exposed to COVID 19.
American Kennel Club Star Puppy 6-week class
$140 per dog.
Covers basic commands, puppy training issues and socialization. Open to dogs aged 8 weeks to 12 months.
Puppy must attend 6 weeks/classes to be qualify as an AKC Star Puppy.
All Sessions on Sundays, 1:00-2:00 p.m Dates are ongoing. Email [email protected],
call 303-537-5146 or send registration form to request/confirm start date.
Canine Good Manners 4 week course.
Cost $120 per dog/handler.
This class covers basic obedience commands such as come, walk/heel, sit, stay/wait, down plus proper greeting, doorway manners, and appropriate canine greeting and interaction skills.
All Sessions on Sundays, 10-11am.
Dates are ongoing. Call, email or send registration form to request/confirm start date.
Speaking Dog 3 hour class.
$50 per person/$75 per couple
Group discounts available upon request.
Learn how your dog perceives the world, thinks, communicates and learns, Recommended not only for all dog "parents", but also for anyone working with dogs or those who just want to learn more about canine culture. Note: This class is for humans only. Do not bring your dog. Demo dogs/Native Speakers will be present to help you learn.
Please contact [email protected] to schedule.
Reactive-Dog Leash Class
One hour stand-alone class. Cost $35 per dog/handler.
Dogs may attend one or any number of classes.
This class is for dogs who are highly reactive to other dogs, either on- or off-leash.
Dogs will be intermixed according to size, breed, and temperament. For this reason, class registration will close 7 days before the scheduled class.
Requirements for this class:
Dogs must be current clients of Canine Behavior Counseling, (if not current client, complete a behavior questionnaire to schedule an in-home consultation/evaluation) .
Each dog must have a separate handler and a properly fitting head collar.
A nylon, leather or rope leash of 1-4 feet is required. Chain and retractable leashes are NOT allowed.
This is an outdoor class, and subject to weather closures and rescheduling.
Classes held on 1st, 2nd, 3rd Sundays of each month, 11:30-12:30pm
June 7, 14, 21, July 5, 12,19, August 2, 9,16, September 6, 13, 20, October 4, 11, 18, November 1, 8,15, December 6, 13, 20.
"Scaredy" Dog Socialization Hour
For fearful/mildly aggressive dogs.
Cost $35 per dog/handler.
The class is a single-hour, stand-alone class. Dogs may attend one or many classes.
Requirements for this class:
All dogs enrolled in this class must be a current client, and receive approval from Marie. (If we are not currently working with your dog, please complete a behavior questionnaire and schedule an in-home evaluation/consultation. )
Each dog must have a separate handler and a properly fitted head collar.
Each class is held on fourth Sunday of the month 11:30-12:30 p.m.
June 28, July 26, August 23, September 27, October 25, November 29, December 27.
American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen Evaluation
For more details, please visit American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen.
$20 per dog. Graduates of Canine Good Manners (in the past year) 50% discount.
Please call to schedule.
Class Location: Canine Behavior Counseling 11652 East Ada Place, Aurora Colorado 80012. Other class times and locations may be available upon request.
Unless otherwise noted, registration for all classes closes 48 hours before the scheduled class time. We cannot accommodate drop-ins at this time.
Reactive Dog Class registration must be received at least 7 days prior to the scheduled class time, so we can properly match canine types and personalities.