• You will learn important training fundamentals that are critical for your puppy’s development and will build the foundation for a rewarding, life-long relationship with your puppy. You will encourage, maximize and maintain your puppy’s interest, concentration, enthusiasm, and commitment to engaged interaction with you. This class includes the basics of crate training, housebreaking, nipping, chewing, jumping, separation anxiety, basic obedience cues, play exercises, self-control games, confidence/focus building exercises and more. Class size is limited and meets once a week for 1 hour and 15 minutes. PREREQUISITE: For puppies 8-16 weeks. This class will use and teach the importance of crate training. Location: Think Pawsitive Dog Training 301 Commerce Street, Suite F Waukesha, WI 53186 8 week Course – 75 minutes (Includes 1 Lecture and 7 Weeks of Class) Please arrive 15 minutes early to check-in *THE PUPPY SCHOOL CLASS LECTURE IS MANDATORY AND MUST BE VIEWED ON YOUTUBE PRIOR TO YOUR FIRST CLASS! IT IS 2 HOURS LONG. AN OPTIONAL Q&A SESSION WILL ALSO BE OFFERED VIA ZOOM FOR STUDENTS WITH QUESTIONS AFTER VIEWING THE VIDEO.  LECTURE DATE: Video Emailed via YouTube Link - Online Q&A Via Zoom - Sunday, June 6th, 2021 at 5:30 pm LECTURE DATE: Video Emailed via YouTube Link - Online Q&A Via Zoom - Sunday, July 18th, 2021 at 5:30 pm LECTURE DATE: Video Emailed via YouTube Link - Online Q&A Via Zoom - Sunday, August 15th, 2021 at 5:30 pm LECTURE DATE: Video Emailed via YouTube Link - Online Q&A Via Zoom - Sunday, September 26th, 2021 at 5:30 pm CLASS BEGINS: Thursday, June 3rd, 2021 at 6:15 pm CLASS BEGINS: Monday, June 7th, 2021 at 7:30 pm CLASS BEGINS: Thursday, June 17th, 2021 at 6:00 pm CLASS BEGINS: Monday, June 21st, 2021 at 11:30 am CLASS BEGINS: Monday, June 21st, 2021 at 7:15 pm (No Class 7/5) CLASS BEGINS: Tuesday, June 29th, 2021 at 6:00 pm CLASS BEGINS: Thursday, July 22nd, 2021 at 6:15 pm CLASS BEGINS: Monday, July 26th, 2021 at 7:30 pm (No Class 9/6) CLASS BEGINS: Monday, August 9th, 2021 at 11:30 am (No Class 9/6) CLASS BEGINS: Thursday, August 12th, 2021 at 6:00 pm CLASS BEGINS: Monday, August 16th, 2021 at 7:15 pm (No Class 9/6) CLASS BEGINS: Tuesday, August 17th, 2021 at 6:00 pm  
    !Prepare yourself for class!
    • Class sizes are limited to 6 dogs.
    • Limit of ONE handler may attend class per dog. Handlers may alternate on a weekly basis.
    • We will be keeping 6' distance at all times.
    • If you are sick or have a fever, please stay home.
    • Please visit Covid Rules for more information
    We look forward to working with you in class!
  • You will learn important training fundamentals that will build the foundation for a rewarding, life-long relationship with your dog. You will encourage, maximize and maintain your dog’s interest, concentration, enthusiasm, and commitment to engaged interaction with you. This class includes the basics of crate training, dealing with unsolicited jumping, separation anxiety, basic obedience cues, play exercises, self-control games, confidence/focus building exercises and more. Class size is limited and meets once a week for 1 hour. PREREQUISITE: For dogs over 4 months of age. This class will use and teach the importance of crate training. 8 week Course – 60 minutes (Includes 1 Lecture and 7 Weeks of Class) Please arrive 15 minutes early to check-in. *THE ADULT MANNERS CLASS LECTURE IS MANDATORY AND MUST BE VIEWED ON YOUTUBE PRIOR TO YOUR FIRST CLASS! IT IS 2 HOURS LONG. AN OPTIONAL Q&A SESSION WILL ALSO BE OFFERED VIA ZOOM FOR STUDENTS WITH QUESTIONS AFTER VIEWING THE VIDEO.  LECTURE DATE: Video Emailed via YouTube Link - Online Q&A Via Zoom - Sunday, June 6th, 2021 at 5:30 pm LECTURE DATE: Video Emailed via YouTube Link - Online Q&A Via Zoom - Sunday, July 18th, 2021 at 5:30 pm LECTURE DATE: Video Emailed via YouTube Link - Online Q&A Via Zoom - Sunday, August 15th, 2021 at 5:30 pm LECTURE DATE: Video Emailed via YouTube Link - Online Q&A Via Zoom - Sunday, September 26th, 2021 at 5:30 pm CLASS BEGINS: Sunday, May 16th, 2021 at 12:30 pm (This class is FULL!) CLASS BEGINS: Sunday, May 23rd, 2021 at 4:00 pm CLASS BEGINS: Thursday, June 3rd, 2021 at 7:45 pm (This class is FULL! CLASS BEGINS: Thursday, June 10th, 2021 at 2:00 pm CLASS BEGINS: Friday, June 11th, 2021 at 11:30 am CLASS BEGINS: Monday, June 14th, 2021 at 5:00 pm CLASS BEGINS: Monday, June 21st, 2021 at 6:15 pm CLASS BEGINS: Thursday, June 24th, 2021 at 5:00 pm CLASS BEGINS: Sunday, July 11th, 2021 at 12:30 pm CLASS BEGINS: Sunday, July 18th, 2021 at 2:00 pm CLASS BEGINS: Thursday, July 22nd, 2021 at 7:45 pm CLASS BEGINS: Monday, July 26th, 2021 at 5:00 pm (No Class 9/6) CLASS BEGINS: Thursday, July 29th, 2021 at 2:00 pm CLASS BEGINS: Friday, July 30th, 2021 at 11:30 am CLASS BEGINS: Monday, August 9th, 2021 at 6:15 pm (No Class 9/6) CLASS BEGINS: Thursday, August 12th, 2021 at 5:00 pm CLASS BEGINS: Sunday, August 29th, 2021 at 12:30 pm CLASS BEGINS: Sunday, September 5th, 2021 at 2:00 pm CLASS BEGINS: Thursday, September 9th, 2021 at 7:45 pm
    !Prepare yourself for class!
    • Class sizes are limited to 6 dogs.
    • Limit of ONE handler may attend class per dog. Handlers may alternate on a weekly basis.
    • We will be keeping 6' distance at all times.
    • If you are sick or have a fever, please stay home.
    • Please visit Covid Rules for more information
    We look forward to working with you in class!
  • Duration: Approximately 2 hours
    PLEASE LEAVE YOUR DOG AT HOME FOR THIS LECTURE. LECTURE DATE: Video Emailed via YouTube Link - Online Q&A Via Zoom - Sunday, June 6th, 2021 at 5:30 pm LECTURE DATE: Video Emailed via YouTube Link - Online Q&A Via Zoom - Sunday, July 18th, 2021 at 5:30 pm LECTURE DATE: Video Emailed via YouTube Link - Online Q&A Via Zoom - Sunday, August 15th, 2021 at 5:30 pm LECTURE DATE: Video Emailed via YouTube Link - Online Q&A Via Zoom - Sunday, September 26th, 2021 at 5:30 pm
  • Play games and learn Rally obedience in this fun class.  Work on mini Rally courses, proof commands and improve your dog’s response to different obedience tasks required for Rally.  Rally is a relaxed and fun sport to participate in with your dog and this workshop will teach you ways to enjoy your obedience training!

    PREREQUISITE: Dogs should be able to perform basic behaviors on cue (sit, down and heel/leash walking).  All Rally levels welcome! PLEASE NOTE: The use of crates and crate games are a significant part of our curriculum. Both treat and toy rewards are used extensively to reinforce dogs for desired behaviors.  No pinch collars, choke collars or flex-leashes are allowed in our facility. The only leash aids that are allowed are a Gentle Leader head halter, Sensation Harness, or Comfort Flex harness.
    CLASS BEGINS: Wednesday, May 26th, 2021 at 6:00 pm
  • This Puppy Enrichment Class will provide puppies with NEW opportunities and help them experience NEW environmental sights, sounds, and smells!  During this class, your puppy will play and socialize with other puppies, interact with adults/kids in various attire, and play with or on a variety of toys such as tunnels, balance boards, children's vehicles, and ball pits!  Learn FUN ways to build your puppy's confidence by exposing him/her to new challenges and engaging him/her in NEW activities.

    PREREQUISITE: Puppies must be between 8 and 16 weeks of age at the start of the class. This class will use and discuss the importance of crate training.

    3-week course - 30 minutes
    CLASS BEGINS: Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021 at 6:15 pm
  • You will learn important training fundamentals that will build the foundation for a rewarding, life-long relationship with your dog. You will encourage, maximize and maintain your dog’s interest, concentration, enthusiasm, and commitment to engaged interaction with you. This class includes the basics of crate training, dealing with unsolicited jumping, separation anxiety, basic obedience cues, play exercises, self-control games, confidence/focus building exercises and more. Class size is limited and meets once a week via Zoom. Equipment Required For This Class: Gentle Leader® Head Collar, a Freedom No-Pull Harness, OR a SENSE-ation® Softouch™ Harness Think Pawsitive Training Kits (Gentle Leader Training Kit or Harness Training Kit) PREREQUISITE: For dogs of all ages. This class will use and teach the importance of crate training. An active Facebook account is required to receive class information and videos.
    Class will be held ONLINE ONLY! 8 week Course – 60 minutes (Includes 1 Online Lecture (with Q&A session) and 7 Weeks of Online Classes via Zoom) CLASS BEGINS: Tuesday, August 18th, 2020 at 5:00 pm Option 1: Online Class Enrollment Only Option 2: Online Class Enrollment PLUS Training Kit (includes shipping) Option 3: Online Class Enrollment PLUS In-Person Enrichment Classes Option 4: Online Class Enrollment PLUS Training Kit (includes shipping) AND In-Person Enrichment Classes
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    This is a two-week class for adult dogs to learn to swim, build confidence, and be socialized to our swim center and grooming services. Dogs will be taught to wear a life jacket, develop their swimming technique, and retrieve toys in the water. Motivational games will be used to encourage your dog to swim enthusiastically. We will also cover proper handling techniques for bathing, drying and brushing out your dogs.
    PREREQUISITES: For adult dogs – 16 weeks of age and older. Each dog is worked individually during this class, so dogs must be comfortable resting in a crate during other dogs' swim sessions.  Must be comfortable being picked up or handled by people. Must have passed a basic manners class that was structured with positive reinforcement and is choice-based with the use of food or instructor approval. Our program uses high rates of reinforcement to achieve success and to build a strong relationship with your dog. No pinch collars, choke collars or flex-leashes are allowed in our facility. The only leash aids that are allowed are a Gentle Leader head halter, Sensation Harness, or Comfort Flex harness. 2-Week Course - 60 minutes CLASS BEGINS: Saturday, May 8th (Class Meets 5/8 and 5/15), 2021 at 1:00 pm (This class is FULL!) CLASS BEGINS: Saturday, June 5th, 2021 at 1:00 pm (Class meets 6/5 & 6/12)
  • If walking your dog seems like a chore, this is the class for you. Learn to have your dog walk at your side without pulling, lunging, barking or lagging behind. In this class, your dog will take in NEW environmental sights, smells, noises, and people!  We will be traveling to local bike trails, parks, etc. To achieve these results our instructor will teach you how to get your dog to walk respectfully on a leash, using ONLY one of the following Think Pawsitive Dog Training approved leash walking tools: Gentle Leader, Sense-ation, Easy Walk, or Freedom No Pull Harness. Our instructors will teach you and your dog the appropriate leash walking criteria including when to allow your dog potty breaks, sniff breaks and visiting people. This formula will produce enjoyable walks with your dog!  Additional park fees may apply to get more distracting adventure walks.
    PREREQUISITES: Adult Manners, Beginner Puppy School or Leash Walking 101.
    Two week class - 1 hour each class  (Limited to 6 students)
    CLASS MEETS:  Wednesdays, May 12th and May 19th, 2021 at 6:00 pm CLASS MEETS:  Wednesdays, June 2nd and June 9th, 2021 at 6:00 pm
  • Play games and learn the sport of Rally Obedience in this fun class. We will introduce mini-Rally courses, proof commands and improve your dog’s response to the various obedience tasks required for Rally.  Rally is a relaxed and fun sport to participate in with your dog and this class will teach you ways to enjoy your obedience training!
    PREREQUISITE: Dogs should be able to perform basic behaviors on cue (sit, down and leash walking).  Must have completed Adult Manners or Beginner Puppy School with Think Pawsitive.
    PLEASE NOTE: The use of crates and crate games are a significant part of our curriculum. Both treat and toy rewards are used extensively to reinforce dogs for desired behaviors.  No pinch collars, choke collars or flex-leashes are allowed in our facility. The only leash aids that are allowed are a Gentle Leader head halter, Sensation Harness, or Comfort Flex harness.
    4 weeks - 1-hour sessions CLASS BEGINS: Wednesday, April 28th, 2021 at 6:00 pm
  • This class will focus on the helpful skill of the "Place Behavior" to achieve your dog's understanding and reliability of the behavior in your home.  Skills covered include: place behavior or "go to bed", when people knock or come to the door, learning to settle & relax while you watch television, boundary training, enrichment ideas to keep your dog busy, not barking, and more!
    PREREQUISITES: Must be currently enrolled or have completed an Adult Manners or Beginner Puppy School at Think Pawsitive
    4-week class - One hour each session
    CLASS BEGINS: Tuesday, April 27th, 2021 at 7:30 pm
  • Engaging your dog's mind will give you a happier, smarter companion and reduce your dog's boredom!  Learn to make easy DIY treats or Kong recipes to take home.  This class will provide structured instruction for activities, at home management tools, and enrichment games.  Have FUN while engaging your dog/puppy in physically and mentally stimulating activites. With these tools, you can build your relationship with your dog and enjoy your time spent with them each day.
    Some of the activities that may be covered in class:
    • Puzzle Games
    • Learning the Value of Tug or Retrieve with Interactive Playing
    • Tethering or Exercise Pens
    • Easy Treat Recipes
    • Benefits of Bones, Licky Mats, Kongs!
    • Flirt pole Techniques
    • Mouthing Techniques
    • Management Tools (Eliminating Barking, Potty Accidents, Jumping etc.)
    PREREQUISITES: Must be currently enrolled or have completed an Adult Manners or Beginner Puppy School at Think Pawsitive
    2-week class - One hour each session
    CLASS BEGINS: Thursday, June 3rd, 2021 at 7:30 pm