Training Classes 2018-02-13T00:35:46+00:00

Group Training Classes

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

You may choose to begin with Puppy Class, advance to Basic Obedience and then Canine Good Citizen.

Training Room – Ruff House Pet Resort – 3035 Chicago Ave – Riverside CA 92507
(951) 588-1200  info@ruffhousepetresort.com

Basic Puppy Class

Date: February 15th, 2018 Thursdays at 7:00pm (4 week class)
Location: Riverside Training Room-Ruff House Pet Resort
Requirements: 4-6 months of age
Register: $95.00 info@ruffhousepetresort.com
*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 Class

Date: Feb 15th 2018, Thursdays at 6pm (6 week class)
Date: March 18th 2018, Sundays at 10am (6 week class)
Date: March 20th 2018, Tuesdays at 6pm (6 week class)

Location: Riverside Training Room-Ruff House Pet Resort
Requirements: 6+ months of age
Register: $135 info@ruffhousepetresort.com
*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 our series of group classes.

AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Class

Date: March 21st 2018, Wednesdays at 6pm (6 week class)
Location: Riverside Training Room-Ruff House Pet Resort
Requirements: Basic Obedience Class or Board & Train. Must have good control of your dog
Register: $150 info@ruffhousepetresort.com
*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 Certification.

AKC Community Canine Advanced (CGCA Title) Class

Date: March 29th 2018, Thursdays at 6:30pm (5 week class)
Location: Call for meeting location
Requirements: Completed Canine Good Citizen Class
Register: $165 info@ruffhousepetresort.com

AKC Community Canine is an advanced level of the Canine Good Citizen Program. In AKC Community Canine Class, dogs learn the advanced version of the initial 10 manners taught during CGC. Dogs can earn the CGCA (Advanced CGC) title. The goal of AKC Community Canine 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 park. American Kennel Club-CGC Certification Program.

AKC Canine Good Citizen Urban (CGCU Title) Class

Date: March 29th 2018, Thursdays at 6:30pm (5 week class)
Location: Call for meeting location
Requirements: Completed Canine Good Citizen Class
Register: $165 info@ruffhousepetresort.com

AKC Community Canine is an advanced level of the Canine Good Citizen Program taught in an urban setting. In AKC Canine Good Citizen Urban Class, dogs learn the urban version of the initial 10 manners taught during CGC. Dogs can earn the CGCU (Urban CGC) title. The goal of AKC Canine Good Citizen Urban Canine is to test the dog’s skills in a setting with cars, streets, public transportation, entering buildings and walking through a crowded city.

Therapy Dog Workshop

(Note: Not the same as service dog training)
Date: Sunday March 4th, 2018 (1 day workshop from 10am-1pm)
Location: Riverside Training Room- Ruff House Pet Resort
Requirements: Completed Canine Good Citizen Class, at least 1 year of age
Register: $150 training@ruffhousepetresort.com

Therapy dogs provide a service to the community through volunteer work at hospitals, assisted living homes, and programs for developmentally disabled children and adults. If you want to train your dog to become a volunteer in the community you will need to get certified. This class provides hands on therapy practice work and helps prepare for the Therapy Dog Certification. We’ll guide you through the process and requirements for therapy dogs and help you understand the ins and outs of therapy dog work. We recommend you review our blog post Therapy Dogs 101 before you register for class.

Therapy Dog Test

Date: Sunday March 4th, 2018 at 1pm
Location: Riverside Training Room- Ruff House Pet Resort
Prerequisite: Completed Canine Good Citizen or Obedience Training, at least 1 year of age, Friendly with dogs and people
Register: $30 colleengimpel@yahoo.com

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Therapy Dog International
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American Kennel Club