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Doggie Daycare


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Doggie Daycare


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Why Doggie Daycare ?

 

Doggie Daycare is the best way to socialize your dog. All dogs need interaction with other dogs and people to "know" their place in the pack. At Central K-9, we offer a climate controlled environment as well as a large fenced in outdoor facility so your dog can get the exercise he needs, regardless of size.

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Individualized Doggie Plan

Central K-9 features lunch meals for puppies, denspencing of medications for dogs with special needs, fee based specialized training, play time based on the size of the dog and a place to rest whenever they wish.

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Doggie Daycare Requirements

We require that all dogs be current on the following vaccines: rabies, distemper, parvo and bordatella, be at least 5 months old, be evaluated by Central K-9 and be spayed or neutered if over 6 months of age.

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Other Doggie Services Available

We also offer Puppy Kindergarten, basic, intermediate and advanced obedience training, novice, intermediate and advanced Rally-O Obedience Training and Doggie Socialization on Saturday mornings.

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Obedience Training


Obedience Training


Obedience Classes

Puppy Kindergarten 

For puppies 10 weeks to 4 months old. This class emphasizes puppy socialization and the first
steps of basic training. Motivational methods and positive reinforcement are used. A buckle
collar and 6 ft. leash is required. We do use treats for the agility part of the class. 

Class Duration: 6 wks. $125.00 (before tax) 

This class is usually on Monday or Wednesday nights 6pm to 7pm.

Dog Obedience for Real Life- Basic Level

For Dogs that are 5 months and older. This class will teach you how to teach your dog the
basics: walking on a leash, come, sit, down, stay and wait. It teaches your dog to be a more
obedient pet. This class will help you understand how to train your dog and help you
understand how your dog learns. Socialization with people and other dogs is an important part
of the class. Also covered in class are basic control issues such as jumping, barking and pulling
on the leash. A 6ft leash is required. Flexi-Ieads can be used only in the recall part of class. 

Class Duration: 6 weeks- $130.00 (before tax) 

This class is usually on Tuesday nights 6pm to 7pm.

 

Competition Obedience 

This class is for people who want to start competing in obedience. We run different competition classes depending on what your goals are. Beginner obedience, novice, open and rally are some of the classes we offer. Please speak to Jessica with any further questions you may have about any of the classes

Class Duration: 6 weeks -$130.00 (before tax) 

Night depends on students' availability.

CGC Class (Canine Good Citizen) 

This class is designed to get you and your dog ready for the CGC test. We will go over all the test
requirements to better prepare you and your dog for the test. 

Class Duration: 6 weeks- $125.00 (before tax) 

Jessica can do a CGC test at any time on your dog when you feel you are ready.

Private Obedience 

We also private classes for those who can't make the hours of the group classes or who may have other problems they want to work on.

1/2 Hour at Central K-9 is $30.00 

1/2 Hour at your house or other location is $50.00

Intermediate Obedience 

This class is for a dog and handler that have completed a basic level or and equivalent course and wishes to improve and refine basic obedience skills. Heeling with more distractions, group stays, stand for examination, figure 8 and finishes will be covered in class.

Class Duration: 6 weeks- 130.00 (before tax) 

This class is usually on Tuesday nights 7pm to 8pm.

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Agility


Agility


Dog Agility Classes

Beginner Agility

Engaging in agility training helps dogs learn self confidence. We help them by teaching Target Training, Basic Obstacle Familiarization, improve comfort levels on various types of equipment, jumping through the tire and walking on the see saw.

Intermediate Agility

Simple courses and more difficult sequences to get your dog ready to compete at the novice level. 

Advanced Agility

For dogs and owners competing at the novice level or for people who want to do more with their dogs. Our courses and exercises are designed to improve your dog's agility and performance in competition.

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All classes are held in Columbia in an indoor facility. Advanced Agility is on Thursday nights at 5:30PM and run for one hour. The beginning class is held on Saturdays at 4:00PM. All classes are $125 plus tax. All of our equipment is AKC approved. For more information, please cal (860) 633-0581.

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Canine Good Citizen


Canine Good Citizen


CGC Class (Canine Good Citizen) 

This class is designed to get you and your dog ready for the CGC test. We will go over all the test
requirements to better prepare you and your dog for the test. 

Class Duration: 6 weeks- $125.00 (before tax) 

Jessica can do a CGC test at any time on your dog when you feel you are ready.

What is it? ( See video below!)

Welcome to the AKC’s Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Program. Started in 1989, the CGC Program is designed to reward dogs who have good manners at home and in the community. The Canine Good Citizen Program is a two-part program that stresses responsible pet ownership for owners and basic good manners for dogs. All dogs who pass the 10-step CGC test may receive a certificate from the American Kennel Club.

Many dog owners choose Canine Good Citizen training as the first step in training their dogs. The Canine Good Citizen Program lays the foundation for other AKC activities such as obedience, agility, tracking, and performance events. As you work with your dog to teach the CGC skills, you'll discover the many benefits and joys of training your dog. Training will enhance the bond between you and your dog. Dogs who have a solid obedience education are a joy to live with-they respond well to household routines, have good manners in the presence of people and other dogs, and they fully enjoy the company of the owner who took the time to provide training, intellectual stimulation, and a high quality life. We sincerely hope that CGC will be only a beginning for you and your dog and that after passing the CGC test, you'll continue training in obedience, agility, tracking, or performance events.

AKC’s Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Program is one of the most rapidly growing programs in the American Kennel Club. There are many exciting applications of this wonderful, entry level that go beyond the testing and certifying of dogs.

Many other countries (including England, Australia, Japan, Hungary, Denmark, Sweden, Canada, and Finland) have developed CGC programs based on the AKC’s CGC Program. A CGC Neighborhood Model has been established, police and animal control agencies use CGC for dealing with dog problems in communities, some therapy dog groups use the CGC as a partial screening tool, and some 4-H groups around the country have been using the CGC as a beginning dog training program for children.

A number of specialty (one breed only) clubs give the CGC at their annual national dog show. Dog clubs have discovered that the CGC is an event that allows everyone to go home a winner. Veterinarians have recognized the benefits of well-trained dogs and there are some CGC programs in place in veterinary hospitals. State legislatures began recognizing the CGC program as a means of advocating responsible dog ownership and 34 states now have Canine Good Citizen resolutions.

In a little over one decade, the Canine Good Citizen Program has begun to have an extremely positive impact in many of our communities. This is a program that can help us assure that the dogs we love will always be welcomed and well-respected members of our communities.