C.L.A.S.S.

C.L.A.S.S. - Canine Life and Social Skills

C.L.A.S.S, Canine Life And Social Skills®, is a three-level assessment program for pet owners to test real-life skills with their canine companions. The three levels of the program are named after university degree programs: the B.A. (Bachelor’s level), the M.A. (Master’s level), and the Ph.D. (Doctorate level). Through successfully completing each C.L.A.S.S. level, pet owners can earn certificates with their dogs in Canine Life and Social Skills.

COURSE DURATION: 6 SESSION (one hour per week)

TUTITION FEES: $115.00 per dog

*If your dog has harmed or is a threat to people or other dogs, do not register for a group class. Please contact us at 412-321-4625 x 224 about private lessons.*

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Bachelors Degree (BA) CLASS

Age appropriate: 6 months and older
Prerequisite: Teen Time, Adult Basic and instructors referral

B.A. Level Goal: Assess the core life skills of a dog/student team.

Skills taught:

  • Wait at the Door
  • Come and Leash Up Manners
  • Loose Leash Walking and Attention
  • Meet and Greet
  • Leave It
  • Wait for the Food Bowl
  • Stay
  • Settle
  • Give and Take

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Masters Degree (MA) CLASS

Age appropriate: 6 months and older
Prerequisite: Bachelors Degree Class /Certification

M.A. Level Goal: Assess the life skills of a dog/student team with distractions.

Skills taught:

  • Wait in the car
  • Pass by other dogs
  • Wait at the door
  • Come and Leash up manners
  • Sit, Down, and Stand
  • Handling
  • Stay

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Ph.D. Degree CLASS

Age appropriate: 6 months and older
Prerequisite: Masters Degree Class/Certification

Ph.D. Level Goal: Assess the performance reliability of a dog/student

Skills taught:

  • Loose Leash Walking and Attention
  • Back Up
  • Stay
  • Come and Leash Up Manners
  • Meet and Greet
  • Attention
  • Table Manners
  • Do you really know sit?

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