Ruff House Pet Resort

Group Training Classes

Ruff House Pet Resort offers several obedience classes to meet a variety of customers needs. Our Dog Trainers are educated and experienced with obedience training and behavior modification.

You may choose to start with the Basic Obedience and advance to Canine Good Citizen.

If you prefer private lessons or one on one training we can schedule a session.

Basic Puppy Class

Date: September 12th, 2020 Saturdays at 8:00am (4 week class)
Location: Riverside Training Room-Ruff House Pet Resort
Requirements: 4-6 months of age
Register: $95.00 [email protected]
*Please no kids under 12 years old in class

Puppy Obedience Class is designed for puppies under 6 months old. Socialization with dogs and people, basic manners, introductions to new surfaces, sights, sounds, and surroundings. Crate training, mouthing, chewing, basic handling skills as well as fun and games to keep your dog busy and out of trouble.  This is a great class for anyone that wants to get ready for basic obedience class and eventually become a Canine Good Citizen (CGC)

Basic Obedience Classes

Date: September 8th, 2020, Tuesdays at 6:00pm (6 week class)
Date: September 12th, 2020, Saturdays at 10:30am (6 week class)
Location: Riverside Training Room-Ruff House Pet Resort
Requirements: 6+ months of age
Register: $135 [email protected]
*Please no kids under 12 years old in class

6 week training program where dog owners work one-on-one with their dogs,  in the group classroom setting, to gain understanding and control. Basic Commands using verbal cues and hand signals include sit, down, off, stay and leash walking. Advanced training or Canine Good Citizen are the next step in this series of group classes.

AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) (CGCA) Classes

Date: October 20th, 2020, Tuesdays at 6:00pm (6 week class)
Location: Riverside Training Room-Ruff House Pet Resort
Requirements: Basic Obedience Class or Board & Train graduate. Must have good control of your dog and basic skills completed
Register: $150 [email protected]

*Please no kids under 12 years old in class

Canine Good Citizen is an organized AKC program teaching your dog manners and social skills in a public setting. Dogs must learn all the commands and be on cue during distractions, distance, and duration periods. At the end of class your dog will take a 10 point evaluation by an AKC Certified Evaluator and can earn the CGC and CGCA Certification/Title

AKC CGC, CGCA Test and Certification

Date: November 24th, 2020 Time: 6:00pm
Location: Riverside Training Room-Ruff House Pet Resort
Requirements: Basic Obedience
Test Fee: $45 [email protected]

AKC approved Evaluators are available to test dogs and handlers for Canine Good Citizen (CGC) and Community Canine (CGCA) Certification. For AKC Community Canine, dogs learn the advanced version of the initial 10 manners taught during CGC and the goal is to test the dog’s skills in a natural setting not a show ring. AKC Community Canine, the “walks through a crowd” test item will involve the dog walking through a real crowd at a dog show, on a busy sidewalk, at a training club or in a local parks.