Basic Obedience (On-leash)

Join our group setting Basic Obedience Class and embark on an 8-week journey to a well-trained and obedient dog. Each class is thoughtfully structured to focus on individual students and their dogs, ensuring personalized attention and effective learning. Discover the highlights of our comprehensive program and the skills your dog will acquire.

Our experienced dog trainer will guide you through each lesson, providing clear explanations and sharing the underlying reasons behind the training techniques. To demonstrate the effectiveness of the exercises, our trainer will showcase the skills using one of our trained Cedarwoods dogs. Witness firsthand how these techniques can transform your dog’s behavior.

In our group sessions, we prioritize individual attention and distraction-free learning environments. Each student brings in their dog one at a time, allowing them to concentrate on the specific task at hand without being overwhelmed by distractions. This focused approach ensures that your dog grasps the training concepts more effectively, setting a solid foundation for obedience.

Skills Taught in the Course

Throughout the Basic Obedience Class, your dog will acquire essential skills that lay the groundwork for a well-mannered and obedient companion. These skills include:

  • Attentiveness: Develop a strong focus on themself, even in the presence of distractions.
  • Loose Leash Walking: Learn to walk calmly and beside you without pulling.
  • Sit and Stay: Sit automatically when you stop, and maintain both Sit-Stay and Down-Stay positions.
  • Recall, Stand, and Finish: Understand and respond reliably to commands for recall, standing, and finishing.

Invest in Your Dog’s Obedience Today

Unlock your dog’s true potential and establish a strong foundation for a well-behaved companion. Enroll your dog in our Basic Obedience Class for a comprehensive training experience that nurtures obedience and improves behavior. 

If you have 2 dogs from the same family enroll both dogs and receive a $20 discount.

Class Tuition: $205.00

Classes meet once a week for 8 weeks. 

Ron McGrady with dog
Two Dogs on a patio

Advanced Obedience (Off-leash)

Imagine the pride and satisfaction you’ll feel when your dog performs complex commands flawlessly, even in the face of distractions. Our 12-week Off-Lead Course equips your furry friend with the skills necessary to reach new heights in their obedience journey. In this section, we will delve into the specific benefits and features of our course, highlighting the transformative impact it can have on your dog’s behavior and overall development.

  • Enhanced Focus and Impulse Control: Through carefully crafted exercises and progressively challenging tasks, our Off-Lead Course nurtures a heightened level of focus and impulse control in your dog. They will learn to resist temptation, ignore distractions, and respond promptly to your commands, even when off-leash. These invaluable skills will have a positive ripple effect in various aspects of your dog’s life, leading to better behavior, improved manners, and increased safety.
  • Off-Lead Freedom: Nothing compares to the freedom and trust that comes with having your dog off-leash. Our course gradually introduces off-leash training in a controlled environment, ensuring your dog is reliable and responsive even without physical restraint. By learning to listen to your commands without the need for a leash, your canine companion can enjoy more freedom during outdoor activities, such as hiking, running, or playing fetch.
  • Strengthened Bond: Training sessions are not only an opportunity for your dog to learn and grow; they also foster a deeper connection between you and your pet. Our Off-Lead Course promotes teamwork, communication, and mutual understanding. As you guide your dog through challenging exercises, you’ll witness the trust and reliance they place in you, strengthening the bond that forms the foundation of a lifelong friendship.
  • If you have 2 dogs from the same family enroll both dogs and receive a $20 discount.

Class Tuition: $285.00

Classes meet once a week for 12 weeks.

Private Lessons

In our Private Basic Obedience Course, we prioritize individualized attention to maximize your dog’s learning potential. Choose between our convenient school location or the comfort of your own home, and our trainers will work closely with you and your dog for up to an hour per session. We begin each lesson by thoroughly explaining the techniques, followed by a demonstration with one of our well-trained dogs. From there, we focus on applying the skills directly to your dog’s training journey.

Our course is designed to cover both basic obedience skills and specific behavior issues that may be hindering your dog’s progress. Whether your dog needs help with attentiveness, walking politely on a leash without pulling or responding reliably to essential commands such as sit, stay, and recall, our comprehensive curriculum has got you covered. With our expert guidance, you’ll witness remarkable improvements in your dog’s behavior and overall obedience.

Don’t miss the opportunity to give your furry friend the training they deserve. With Cedarwoods’ Basic Obedience Course, you’ll witness remarkable progress in your dog’s behavior and obedience, setting the foundation for a happy and harmonious relationship. We offer private lessons for our advanced course as well.

Private lessons are available at our school for $100 per lesson or for $150 per lesson in the convenience of your home.

English Cream Retriever

Tune-Up Classes

Tuesday at 6:00PM Wednesday at 1:00 PM Saturday at 12:30 PM

Tune up classes are critical to the overall success of the training. It provides an opportunity to work with a varying set of controlled distractions in a safe and effective way.


Make-Up Classes

Our courses build off each other, so if you were unable to attend a particular week during one of our courses we offer make-up classes to make sure you and your pup don’t miss anything.


Chat with a Trainer

Have more questions? Not sure if our training is the right fit for you and your dog? Schedule a free 15-minute consultation with one of our trainers.