Intermediate Classes

Intermediate Obedience

This class will improve upon skills learned in the basic course as well as teach new
commands.  You will learn to increase your dog's reliability and speed on commands
such as come, stay, focus, leash manners and leave it, all in a higher distraction
environment.  Your dog will also learn new commands including:

  • Sit from a Distance
  • Formal Heel
  • Go to Place/Bed
  • Emergency Recall
  • Trick

This class is designed for dogs of all ages that have graduated from a basic
obedience or puppy training class.  Class is held once per week for six weeks with
each session lasting approximately one hour.  Class is limited to
8 dogs.

Cost:
  • New Student: $125
  • Returning Student: $115
  • Cash or Checks Only

Dates and Locations:
  • Please call for current class schedule
  • Classes are held at either Many Paws (140 SW Freeman Hillsboro) or Dog's Day Out
    (6219 SE Alexander St Hillsboro)


CANINE GOOD CITIZEN

In this class, you will prepare your dog to take the American Kennel Club's Canine
Good Citizen Test.  This test is meant to ensure that your dog is not only well
behaved at home, but in public too.  Many apartment complexes and home owner's
insurance companies are requireing/encouraging dog owners to certify their dog
with the CGC program.  Achieving a CGC Certification can also be the first step
towards doing therapy work with your dog.  For a list of test items click the link
below:
Canine Good Citizen Test Items

Dogs must have graduated from a basic obedience course prior to enrolling.  Class
is held once per week for
six weeks with each class lasting approximately 1 hour.  
Class is limited to
8 dogs.

Cost:
  • New Student: $125
  • Returning Student: $115
  • Cash or Checks Only

Dates and Locations
  • Please call for current class schedule
  • Classes are held at either Many Paws or Dog's Day Out

Other Requirments:
  • Preregistration and payment are required to guarantee a spot in all classes.
  • All dogs must be people and dog friendly.
  • Proof of Rabies, Distemper/Parvo and Bordatella required.