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Coronovirus

Due to the National Covid-19 Virus Pandemic, Talk Dog Toledo's group classes are delayed until after themandatory April 12th stay


As we get closer to the April 12th date, we will reevaluate the start date to make sure that it is safe to start classes for everyone.  


Sorry for any inconvenience that this has caused.  

in the meantime

While you are waiting for group classes to resume.  You can jump into training with our phone or video calling.  The cost is $65 an hour and we can help get the behaviors that you may be having issues with managed while you are stuck at home.  Private  training is also available at TDT following social distancing.

Group Dog Training Classes

Puppy Socialization class

Puppy Socialization class

Puppy Socialization class

Puppy class. www.talkdogtoledo.com

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Duration: 6 weeks

Fee: $175 per dog 


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Time:   6 pm to 7 pm




For puppies ages 12 weeks to 20 weeks (small breed puppies are up to 25 weeks).  Must be up to date with age appropriate vaccines.  

Must have three puppies to have class.

Maximum of 10 puppies.

Puppy Socialization class is the starting point for any new puppy.  We focus on socialization and basic obedience.  This class is taught both on and off leash.  At this age your puppy is at the socialization stage of development.  It is  important to expose your puppy to not only new people but other puppies during this crucial period.  We also introduce them to different sounds, textures, obstacles and such in this class.  This is a class where we are constantly moving around and interacting with the puppies.  No lectures or sitting in a chair listening.  We will also address housebreaking, mouthing, jumping up, crating, etc.   


If you want to join the best puppy class around get signed up today!!!


Puppy Obedience Class

Puppy Socialization class

Puppy Socialization class

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 Duration: 6 weeks

 Fee: $175 per dog 


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Time: 3 pm to 4 pm

 
Puppies need to be 16 weeks to 18 months


 Must be up to date with age appropriate vaccines.  Maximum of 8 puppies.

In the Puppy Obedience class, the focus is turning to establishing more obedience control with our puppies.   Owners will learn how to teach their puppies a higher level of obedience including;

  1.  sit
  2. down
  3. stand
  4. stay  
  5. leave it
  6. walking on loose leash
  7. Place/step up
  8. Some socialization




This is a very interactive class setting, it is not a class where you are sitting down in a chair listening, you are up and moving with your puppy the whole class.  



Adult 101 Class

Puppy Socialization class

Advanced Obedience Class

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Duration: 6 weeks 

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Time: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Fee: $175 per dog
Ages: over 20 weeks old
Vaccines: Must be fully vaccinated and on flea preventative
Maximum of 8 dogs in class

Adult I Classes are intended for quiet, people-friendly and dog-friendly dogs older than 19 weeks of age to learn basic manners. The syllabus for adult classes is really quite straightforward and comprises controlling the dog’s energy and enthusiasm, capturing the dog’s attention, and increasing the reliability of responses. Initially, adult classes must be taught on-leash (bite inhibition is unknown).

This is a beginning class when you get a new dog or just need to learn the basics. We work on Sit, Down, Stand, Stay in all positions, Walking on a loose lead, Leave it, Jazz up and Settle Down, Place and Watch Me.

Bring treats or toys, whichever is more interesting to your dog (or both!)

Several types of dog are unsuitable for Adult Classes (home training would be a better choice):
• Barking dogs are too disruptive in class and require and individual behavior consultation to teach "Woof and Shush" - require at least 1 home training class prior 
• Dog-human aggressive dogs are too disruptive and potential dangerous in class and require an individual home training
• Dog-dog aggressive dogs are too disruptive and potential dangerous in group dog training class and require an individual  behavior consultation with our dog trainer

Advanced Obedience Class

Canine Good Citizens Class

Advanced Obedience Class

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Time 12 pm -1 pm
Duration: 6 weeks

 Fee. $175 per dog

Prerequisite: Adult 101 class  or evaluation
Ages: 7 months and older

Vaccines: must be fully vaccinated and 

on flea preventative
Maximum of 8 dogs allowed

This class will are intended for Adult 101 graduates, who have proved to be quiet, people-friendly and dog friendly to learn higher level leash obedience, especially including stays with heavy distractions, walking on a loose leash, heeling, placement command STEP UP,  Touch, Target,  Look and Settle Down.

Your dog must have a good understanding of the basics before this intermediate class is taken. 























 

Several types of dog are unsuitable for Advanced Obedience class (home training would be a better choice):

• Barking dogs are too disruptive in class and require and individual behavior consultation to teach "Woof and Shush" - require at least 1 home training class prior 

• Dog-human aggressive dogs are too disruptive and potential dangerous in class and require an individual home training

• Dog-dog aggressive dogs are too disruptive and potential dangerous in group dog training class and require an individual  behavior consultation with our dog trainer 










Canine Good Citizens Class

Canine Good Citizens Class

Canine Good Citizens Class

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Duration: 7 weeks
Prerequisite: Needs to have basic obedience skills before taking class
Fee. $200 per dog
Time: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Vaccines: must be fully vaccinated and 

on flea preventative
Maximum of 8 dogs allowed

This class is focused on having the dogs that have pass the Canine Good Citizen test.

This class covers the 10 items that a dog will need to know to pass the CGC test.

This course will cover the AKC Canine Good Citizen Test curriculum:

1-Accepting a Friendly Stranger
2-Sitting Politely for petting
3-Appearance and Grooming
4-Walking on a Loose Leash
5-Walking Through a Crowd
6-Sit and Down/ Stay
7-Coming When Called
8-Reaction to another Dog
9-Reaction to Distractions
10-Supervised Separation


Test will be given the last day of class.














 Several types of dog are unsuitable for CGC class (home training would be a better choice):

 • Barking dogs are too disruptive in class and require and individual behavior consultation to teach "Woof and Shush" - require at least 1 home training class prior 

 • Dog-human aggressive dogs are too disruptive and potential dangerous in class and require an individual home training

 • Dog-dog aggressive dogs are too disruptive and potential dangerous in group dog training class and require an individual  behavior consultation with our dog trainer 

Community Canine Class

Canine Good Citizens Class

Canine Good Citizens Class

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Class starts in March
Duration: 6 weeks
Prerequisite: Need to have a CGC title first
Fee.  6 classes $175
Time:- classes last about an hour 

The first class will be held in Woodville at our facility and then all subsequent classes will be out in the community at dog friendly stores and parks in Perrysburg & Rossford.  Class schedule will be handed out at first class.

Vaccines: must be fully vaccinated and on flea preventative
Maximum of 7 dogs allowed 

 

  

Dogs must pass all 10 items of the test to receive the CGCA title.

  

  1. Dog stands, sits or lies down      and waits under control 
  2. Walks on a loose leash in a      natural situation (not in a ring) — does not pull. (left turn, right turn, stop, and fast and slow pace)
  3. Walks on loose leash through a      crowd:
  4. Dog walks past distraction dogs      present; does not pull.
  5. Sit — stay in small group (3      other people with dogs).
  6. Dog allows person who is      carrying something (backpack, computer bag, etc.) to approach and pet it.
  7. “Leave it.” Dog walks by food      and follows owner instructions, “Leave it.”
  8. Down or sit stay — distance      (owner’s choice).
  9. Recall with distractions      present (coming when called). Handler goes out 20–ft. **(off center) and      calls dog.
  10. Dog will sit or      stand stay (owner’s choice) while owner enters/exits a doorway or narrow      passageway. Owner calls dog through door when ready. 



This class is focused on dogs that have passed the Canine Good Citizen test before.   In order to get the title from AKC, you must have requested the option to keep your title on record with them under your AKC number.   If not, you can still take the test, there just wont be a title involved.

The class will be held around the community in order to practice skills around other dogs and people with lots of distractions.  

therapy dog class

Private Group Classes

Private Group Classes

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$200 for a 7 weeks class
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  Must have at least 3 people interested to have class- SIGN UP TODAY!!
Ages: dogs over 1 yr., must have owned dog for at least 6 months

Time: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Vaccines-must be current on Rabies, have proof of a negative fecal and physical exam  within the last 12 months and on flea preventative

First 4 classes are in Woodville  then the last three are visiting locations in Perrysburg or Pemberville

Prerequisite: Must have Canine Good Citizen title within the last 2 years

Background check required before visits can be made (additional charge)

Skills taught:
Animal passed to 3 strangers (small dog)
Animal placed on lap or table (small dog)
Reaction to neutral dog
Overall examination
Clumsy petting
Restraining hug
Staggering and Gesturing
Angry Yelling
Bumped from behind
Crowded petting by several people
Different distractions around room when walking

getting used to medical equipment
Refresher skills:
Accepting a friendly stranger
Accepting petting
Out for a walk
Walk through a crowd
Reaction to distractions
Sit/Leave it

This class covers the essential skills needed for both the owner and the dog to make Therapy visits.  

Taking this class does not guarantee your acceptance into a therapy dog program.  You must pass their test and observation visits before you can be registered as an official therapy dog team.

Private Group Classes

Private Group Classes

Private Group Classes

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 Do you know a group of dog lovers wanting to do some training?  How about a civic group or rescue group wanting to do some training? Talk Dog Toledo offers private group classes for you.  We can meet at your location or facility in Woodville, OH.  We can set up a time during the day or evenings.  Get your friends together for a fun filled dog training class.  The group should be a minimum of 4 dogs; max number would depend on venue for training.  Call for more details.   

Trick Dog Class

Private Group Classes

Trick Dog Class

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TRICK CLASS

 

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Time 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm 

Duration: 6 weeks

Fee. $175 per dog

Looking for something to do with your dog?  This class is just what you are looking for.  Cheryl is a Do More With Your Dog certified Trick Trainer.  She will teach you how to have fun with your dog while teaching them tricks.  This will be a  six week class where you learn how to do different tricks with your dog.    Props will be available to use while in class.  

Dogs in this class must be good with other dogs, there are times when the dogs may be off leash for certain tricks. 




* No aggressive dogs are permitted in any group classes only private lessons.

Trick Dog Class

 

 


 

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Please pay the deposit below for the class you would like to attend. Then fill out this form so we have all of your information to contact you for class.

Open today

09:00 am – 05:00 pm

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Deposit for the following classes

$87.50
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puppy socialization class

puppy obedience class

adult 101 class

advanced obedience class

community canine class

trick dog class

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Deposit for the following classes

$100.00
Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

 Canine Good Citizen

 Therapy Class