Posts Tagged ‘group classes’

Our New Dog Training Academy in Providence August 13, 2014 Comments Off

It has been a whirlwind month for us here at Spring Forth Dog Services! Starting on September 2nd, Dan and I will be training dogs full time at our new location, Spring Forth Dog Academy, in Providence, RI. How did this all get started? A few months ago we began teaching group classes at Roam […]

Canine Good Citizen Dog Training Class – Advanced Training in Holbrook, MA February 19, 2014 Comments Off

We just added a Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Preparation dog training class to our schedule in Holbrook, MA! If you want to improve your dog’s manners and obedience beyond what they learned in puppy class or Basic Dog Manners, this is the right class for you! The Canine Good Citizen test is a 10-part examination created […]

Puppy Kindergarten Training Class in Holbrook, MA: Now at a New Time! January 15, 2014 Comments Off

By popular request, we have changed the time of our Puppy Kindergarten group training class in Holbrook to 11AM on Saturdays! If you have a puppy between the ages of eight weeks and five months of age that needs training, come join us. Our Puppy Kindergarten class combines basic manners and obedience training (sit, down, come […]

Dog and Puppy Training Classes in Holbrook, MA January 6, 2014 Comments Off

Want your dog to learn something new this year? Our free dog training orientation class in Holbrook, MA is just for dog owners who want to know more about training dogs. About Our Dog Training Classes in Holbrook Meet our instructors, learn about our methods, and find out how our training program will improve your […]

What Makes a Good Foundation Agility Class? June 10, 2013 Comments Off

In my earlier post about Puppies in Agility Classes, I laid out an informal definition of a foundation agility class. To elaborate on that, here’s what I think a good foundation agility class should encompass: A good foundation agility program should grow the dog and handler’s teamwork and communication first. Only then should the team […]

Follow Your Nose: Scent Work for Dogs October 22, 2012 Comments Off

Today’s post is a guest post from our instructor, Charles Wohr. Enjoy! Well, it’s that time of year again, when the days get shorter, the nights get colder and pretty soon the ground will get a little whiter. Do you struggle to find activities to do with your four legged pals during the winter months? […]

Myth Busting: Puppy Socialization & Training November 3, 2011 Comments Off

Outdated information about training puppies is absolutely rampant, and as a professional dog trainer, few things are more frustrating to me than hearing bad advice about puppies. It is so critical that puppies get as much training and, more importantly, socialization as possible — and it needs to start as soon as your puppy comes […]

How to Choose a Dog Trainer August 22, 2011 Comments Off

Every couple of weeks, I receive a phone call or e-mail from a dog owner outside of Spring Forth’s service range. In most cases, these folks are desperate to find effective trainers that use positive reinforcement based methods. Here are some of the things I suggest to help them in their search for a dog […]

New Group Dog Training Classes in Holbrook, MA July 27, 2011 Comments Off

I am very pleased to announce that starting in September, Spring Forth Dog Services will be teaching group dog obedience classes at A Dog’s Day Away in Holbrook, MA!   A Dog’s Day Away is a doggy daycare just for little dogs. It is a brand new facility that was built from the ground-up with our canine […]