Group Dog 

Training  Classes

Happy Hound University is excited to announce that we are offering group positive dog training classes in partnership with St Martin's Episcopal Church!

Classes are held in the basement of St Martin's Episcopal Church, located at 1095 E Thacker St, Des Plaines, IL. Classes are 6 weeks long and $180.00 for the course. Class sizes are kept small to allow individual attention to all students.

To view classes that are currently enrolling go to:

Good Manners (Basic Obedience) Class (for dogs over 5 months):

This class is appropriate for dogs over five months old. Dogs will learn sit, down, stay, come when called, walk politely on leash, and leave it, among other things. We will also discuss changing behaviors such as jumping, counter surfing, and excessive barking. Class is 6 weeks long with each class running approximately 50 minutes.

Puppy play time

"Extra-curricular" Classes (Offered on a changing and rotating basis)

Other class offerings:

- Good Manners 2


- Canine Life and Social Skills


-CGC Prep Class

- "The Big Three": Polite leash walking, Polite greetings, and Come when called

- Impulse Control Mini Class

-Beginning Tricks

-More Tricks

-Polite leash walking mini class

-Fun and Games

Please email to see what classes are currently enrolling and to sign up for class!

Contact Information
Mary Thompson, CPDT-KA, PMCT

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