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Basic Obedience & Manners (dogs age 5 months and older)

Next session: Thursday November 9th-December 21st at 6:30 (skipping 11/23 for Thanksgiving)
Current session

This class is intended as the first basic class for dogs older than 5 months. Topics include basic commands such as sit, down, stay, come, walking on a loose lead and manners (greeting guests, effective play time, grooming, nail trimming, etc).

Cost: $110, maximum 10 dogs per session to ensure individualized attention

Fill out the obedience registration form to sign up


Puppy Classes (age 10 weeks to 5 months)

Next session: Tuesdays November 7th-December 19th at 6:30 and one at 7:30 ( skipping the class on 11/21 the week of Thanksgiving)
Current session

Class section #1, 6:30pm

Cost: $110, maximum 10 dogs per session to ensure individualized attention

Topics include socialization, positive reinforcement, sit, down, stay, housetraining, dealing with unwanted behavior, walking on lead, and constructive play/exercise. The class includes custom handouts and exercises for practice at home.

Fill out the puppy registration form to sign up


Rally Obedience Fun Class (dogs must have taken a basic obedience class)

Next session starts: TBD  (Tuesdays, 7:30pm) 6 class sessions
Instructor: Andrea Schokker

Rally Obedience is fun for you and your dog. This class is a great class to continue your obedience work while having fun learning about Rally Obedience. Rally is a sport that combines basic obedience skills with a pattern guided by signs. Dogs should have taken our Obedience & Manners class or a similar class prior to taking the Rally Obedience Fun Class. This basic class will introduce you to Rally whether you want to just have fun or if you’d like to learn more about competing in AKC events (see http://www.akc.org/events/rally/ for more information about Rally).

Cost: $110, maximum 10 dogs per session to ensure individualized attention
Fill out the rally registration form to sign up


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Obedience Level 2 (dogs must have taken a basic obedience class)

TBD (Thursdays, 6:30pm, 50 minute class) 6 class sessions

This class is the second level obedience class. We will reviewing previous topics and extending them to off leash and commands while moving as well as learning additional commands.

Cost: $110, maximum 10 dogs per session to ensure individualized attention


Conformation Class (5 months and older)

Next Session date to be announced (please email andrea@canalbark.com if you are interested in this class)

This class is intended for people new to dog showing or developing their conformation handling skills. The 6 week course follows a curriculum to get you on your way to the show ring.

Cost: $110 for the 6 week course with a maximum 10 dogs enrolled

Drop ins for conformation class welcome: more experienced handlers can drop in during class time for practice for $15 per session (course materials not included). Please bring along proof of vaccinations.


General Information:

Call (218-464-4122) for more information or to register. Email forms to info@canalbark.com or stop by our location at 4502 Airpark Blvd.

Instructors: Andrea Schokker and Brenda Olson.

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