Training and Resources

Dog walking on leash

Training classes provided by 1UP Dog Training. View the latest dates, times, and fees here. (Recent adoptions receive a discount!)

Training Secrets

  • Human-only workshop
  • Are you ready to dive into training your dog and want to get the best head start you can? Or maybe you've had dogs your whole life but want to know more! Learn the secrets and science behind why we use the methods we do and how to best utilize them when working with your own dog. And you'll have plenty of opportunity to pick the trainer's brain while you're there!

Best Dog (1yr and up)

  • This is the ideal starting place for a new adult pup in your life or to refresh your old friend's skills! We cover all the basics like: focus work, come when called, loose leash walking, sit, down, stay, leave it, and other important manners to help you and your four-legged pal live in harmony.
  • Rabies and DHPP vaccines required.

Best Growing Puppy (6mos to 1yr)

  • Continue with your puppy's training or get your older puppy started! As your puppy enters adolescence, you'll find them pushing boundaries and in need of some gentle guidance. This class will cover the basics like: focus work, come when called, loose leash walking, sit, down, stay, leave it, drop it, as well as continued socialization.
  • Rabies and DHPP vaccines required.

Best Little Puppy (8wks to 5mos)

  • This class focuses on early puppy socialization to help your pup mature into a confident and well-mannered adult dog. We will also cover important puppy behaviors like bite inhibition, crate training, self-control, and beginner basics like sit, down, and come. This class is all about you and your puppy learning how to work together so that you can have a long and happy life together!
  • First round of puppy vaccines required.
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