Forward Paws Dog Training

Forward Paws helps you
get the dog you
and your family deserve!

Obedience Class Content
Positive, reward-based training for a Happy Dog

Class Information

Forward Paws' small classes and skilled instructor ensure a good training environment -
  • Small group classes -  a maximum of 6 puppies/dogs per class.
  • Benefit from socialising with other dogs and enjoy the dynamics of interacting while learning.
  • Personal attention and instruction plus hands-on exercises for the owner and the dog!
  • Only positive, reward-based training techniques are taught and used.
  • Safe rural venue for classes.
  • All puppies and dogs participating are fully vaccinated.
  • Small Group classes are held in Silverdale, Hibiscus Coast.

Puppy Class

For Puppies between 3 and 6 months of age


Understanding your canine companion and developing a well-mannered puppy.

    Duration 5 Weeks;  Fee: $110.00   (discount available - enquire about the T&Cs).


Course Content  

You will learn the skills to train your puppy to:

    Walk on-lead without pulling

    Come when called

    Sit and Down on command

    Know its place in the 'pack'

    Home strategies

Advice provided on: nutrition, healthcare, handling, grooming, acceptable behaviour, toys,
    and any other individual issues 

Next Steps: for those wishing further training - join the Intermediate Class.

Early Learning Class

For Puppies between 4 and 12 months of age


Understanding your canine companion and developing a well-mannered puppy.

    Duration 5 Weeks;  Fee: $110.00  


Course Content  

You will learn the skills to train your puppy to:

    Walk on-lead without pulling

    Come when called

    Sit and Down on command

    Know its place in the 'pack'

    Home strategies

Advice provided on: nutrition, healthcare, handling, grooming, acceptable behaviour, toys,
    and any other individual issues 

Next Steps: for those wishing further training - join the Intermediate Class.

Intermediate Training Class

1. For Dogs older than 6 months & those that have had previous training

2. For Puppies who have attended the Puppy or Early Learning Classes


Manage day-to-day family living and receive more advanced obedience training.

    Duration 5 Weeks;  Fee: $110.00   .


Course Content  
    

    Basic commands revisited

    Come when called even when distractions are introduced

    Sit, Down, Stand and Stay on command - at a distance

    The Wait command

    Train your dog to 'Leave' an article

    The Give command

    Fun tricks to teach your dog

    Scent work - a fun trick to teach your dog  

    Improve attention

    Acceptable behaviours

    Home strategies

Next Steps: for those wishing further training - join the Senior/Advanced Class.

Advanced Training Class

1. For Puppies and Dogs older than 6 months

2. For Puppies and Dogs who have attended the Intermediate Class


Manage day-to-day family living, good behaviour going out and about, and receive more
advanced obedience training.

    Duration 5 Weeks;  Fee: $110.00   

Course Content  

    Clicker training

    Basic commands revisited

    Come when called - difficult distraction programme

    Sit, Down, Stand and Stay on command. The Down command with owner out of site

    Instant Down at a distance

    The Stop and Wait commands

    Train your dog to 'Leave' food

    The Take It command

    Scent work - a fun trick to teach your dog

    Trick training

    Retrieve articles

    Out and About behaviours

    Home strategies

Next Steps: for those wishing further training - join an Agility Class. 

Classes for
March, April 2021

Dates:  

3rd March 2021  Classes -
Early Learning/Puppy Basics
6:30 - 7:30 pm 

3rd March 2021
Intermediate 7:45 - 8:45 pm Dogs and Puppies  

2nd March 2021
Advanced 6-30 - 7.30 pm Dogs and Puppies

7th April 2021: Classes
Early Learning/Puppy Basics
6:30 - 7:30 pm



Contact me now to enrol!

Classes starting soon!


Cheryl Ritchie

M: 027 224 1982

Ph: 09 426 2992

forwardpaws@xtra.co.nz

A good training class is a fun, social activity that helps your dog become a well-behaved, safe, and valued family member. 

If you don't set the rules,
your dog will!


From basic obedience to behaviour problem solutions, you and your dog will enjoy training and improve your relationship in the process.