Training

At von Waldberg we offer a variety of training options to meet your needs. Whether you need advice on one issue, or you want to help take your dog to their full potential, we are here to help you and your dog meet your goals and have fun in the process.

Our training schedule and class descriptions can also be found below. If you would like to attend a class, please RSVP via email no later than the day before class is scheduled.

 

Thank you and we will see you on the training field. 

Puppy Classes

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PUPPY MANAGEMENT

A four class series that addresses the most common questions for new owners. 

  • Included with the purchase of a puppy and open to the public.

  • Classes may be taken in any order

  • Intended for puppies under 4 months

  • Includes an introduction to our training methodology and opportunity to meet our training team.

Offered on a rotating schedule Saturday and Sunday at 9AM. The same class will be offered both days, changing the following weekend.

Obedience Classes

BEGINNER OBEDIENCE

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  • Open to Von Waldberg puppies and to the public.

  • Offered as 10 week intensive course OR as a drop in.

  • Intended for puppies 3-8 months

  • Introduces basic commands (focus, sit, down, stand, recall, place) and heeling

  • Teaches leash handling skills and proper used of training equipment

10 week courses offered

  • 7/28/22 - 9/29/22 Thursday @ 5PM with Frank

  • 7/30/22 - 10/1/22 Saturday @ 10AM with Frank

  • 7/31/22 - 10/2/22 Sunday @10AM with Eli

  • 8/31/22 - 11/2/22 Wednesday @ 6PM with Eli

  • 10/6/22 - 12/15/22 Thursday @ 5PM with Frank (No class 11/24/22)

  • 10/8/22 - 12/17/22 Saturday @ 10AM with Frank (No Class 11/26/22)

INTERMEDIATE OBEDIENCE

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  • Open to Von Waldberg dogs and to the public.

  • Offered as 10 week intensive course OR as a drop in.

  • For graduates of Beginner Obedience or with Instructor approval

  • Refines and builds on commands and skills taught in Beginner Obedience

  • Introduces new commands (out, front)

  • Teaches appropriate play and how to incorporate play and training

10 week courses offered

  • 7/29/22 - 9/30/22 Friday @ 5PM with Frank

  • 7/30/22 - 10/1/22 Saturday @ 11AM with Frank

  • 7/31/22 - 10/2/22 Sunday @ 11 with Eli

  • 8/31/22 - 11/2/22 Wednesday@ 7PM with Eli

ADVANCED OBEDIENCE

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  • Open to Von Waldberg dogs and to the public.

  • Offered as 10 week intensive course OR as a drop in.

  • For graduates of Intermediate Obedience or with Instructor approval

  • Refines and builds on commands and skills taught in Intermediate Obedience

  • Introduces off leash and distance work

10 week courses offered

  • 7/30/22 - 10/1/22 Saturday @ 12PM with Eli

  • 8/30/22 - 11/1/22 Tuesday @ 7PM with Eli

COMPETITION OBEDIENCE

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Drop in offered Saturdays @ 2PM with Eli

  • Open to Von Waldberg dogs and to the public.

  • Offered as a drop in.

  • For graduates of AdvancedObedience or with Instructor approval. May be taken concurrently with other obedience courses.

  • The handler will learn to direct the dog through a series of highly stylized behaviors that demonstrate control, accuracy, and precision from both handler and dog. 

CONSULTS & DROP IN OBEDIENCE

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Drop in offered

  • Thursdays @6PM with Frank

  • Fridays @ 6PM with Frank

  • Saturdays @ 1PM with Frank

  • Sundays from 12-2PM with Frank and Eli

  • Open to Von Waldberg dogs and to the public. If you have not attended class with us a consult is required. Click below to request a consult.

  • Designed as "Office Hours" with our training team. Eli and Frank will be available to work with any dog that registers. 

  • All the skills taught in Beginner and Intermediate will be worked on.

  • Excellent opportunity for extra practice OR for our clients who live too far away to commit to weekly attendance.

Agility & Rally Class

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  • Open to Von Waldberg dogs and to the public.

  • Offered as a 6 week course. Rally and Agility alternate every 6 weeks.

  • For graduates of Beginner Obedience or with Instructor approval. May be taken concurrently with other obedience courses.

  • Rally is a mixture of classical obedience training and agility training. Your dog will learn how to obey to commands while having good fun. 

  • Agility is more advanced maneuvers and obstacles.

Sundays @ 2PM with Frank

  • Rally: 7/31/22 - 9/4/22

  • Agility: 9/11/22 - 10/16/22

  • Rally: 10/23/22 - 12/4/22 (No class 11/20)

Remote Training

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  • Open to Von Waldberg dogs and to the public.

  • Offered as a 10 week course.

  • For graduates of Intermediate Obedience or with Instructor approval. May be taken concurrently with other obedience courses.

  • Teaches the appropriate use of E-Collars for advanced off-leash work. 

10 week courses offered

  • 8/30/22 - 11/1/22 Tuesday @ 6PM with Eli

Private Training

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  • Open to Von Waldberg dogs and to the public.

  • One on one training to work on specific goals and behaviors.

  • A great option for clients who live too far to commit to weekly classes.

First Aid and Dog Health

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  • Open to Von Waldberg clients and to the public.

  • A 3 hour seminar led by an ER vet tech with 20+ years of experience

  • Covers basic first aid, training tips that will help at the vet and season specific hazards.

Offered once a month on a Saturday from 3-6PM