Dog Training

Dog Training

Kahoots Pet Stores and Beckman’s Dog Training bring you a menu of dog training classes developed by Joel Beckman, a former killer whale trainer. His motto is “After Training Killer Whales, Dogs are a Breeze.” Contact your local Kahoots Pet Store or Beckman’s Dog Training to sign up for classes today!

Class Descriptions

START RIGHT PUPPY PROGRAM (10 – 22 WEEK OLD PUPPIES) – $150

DATE & TIME: Check schedule below for the next available start date
LOCATION: Escondido Kahoots only

In this class, your puppy will have the opportunity to interact with other humans and dogs to ensure that they will be properly socialized at this critical age in their developmental period.Puppy socialization is the single most integral step in raising a happy and mentally sound puppy. Lack of proper socialization during a puppy’s critical periods of development (8-16 weeks)can be very detrimental. Playtime and socialization will be an integral part of start right puppy program. Some basic obedience (sit, down, come, etc) will also be taught.
• Consists of 5 one hour classes, once a week.

BASIC MANNERS CLASS (6 MONTHS AND UP) – $150

DATE & TIME: Check schedule below for the next available start date.

LOCATION: Offered at the Kahoots listed below.
In Basic Manners class, your dog will be introduced to some basic obedience such as: sit, down, stay, recalls, and loose leash walking. Problem behaviors (barking, jumping, potty training) will also be discussed. Socialization and problem solving for real world issues will be an integral part of the basic manners class.
• Consists of 5 one hour classes, once a week.

INTERMEDIATE/AKC CANINE GOOD CITIZEN CLASS (6 MONTHS AND UP) – $100

DATE & TIME: Check schedule below for the next available start date.

LOCATION: Only offered at select Kahoots stores. Please check schedule below.
This class builds upon the knowledge and training gained from our Basic Manners Class with the added bonus of AKC Canine Good Citizen training. The American Kennel Club’s (AKC) Canine Good Citizen test is a program open to all breeds of dogs and is designed to reward dogs and owners for demonstrating good manners at home and in the community. This class teaches and rehearses all skills outlined in the AKC Canine Good Citizen test and is offered at select locations upon completion of the class. The 10 behaviors outlined in the test include: sitting while meeting strangers and other dogs, basic obedience, reaction to distractions, and supervised separation. Passing the CGC test can lead to many benefits for you and your dog, such as agility competitions or therapy/service training.
• Must have completed Basic Manners class.
• Consists of 4 one hour classes, once a week.

Training Locations, Dates and Times

ESCONDIDO

Saturday, September 16th

Start Right Puppy Class
11:30 AM

Saturday October 14th

Basic Manners Class
10:00 AM

Saturday October 21st

Start Right Puppy Class
11:10 AM

LA MESA

Tuesday, September 19th

Basic Manners Class
5:30 PM

RAMONA

Thursday, September 28th

Basic Manners Class
6:30 PM

Please contact your local Kahoots for
additional dates and times.