Hours8 am - 10 pm


Get Focused! – Level 1


6 weeks

Starts May 29 at 7pm or May 30 at 1:30pm

For impulsive, impatient dogs who are so easily aroused by their environment that they forget you’re there.

Teach your distracted dog to actively pay attention to YOU in even the most exciting environment!


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Kristine Rich leads this class and is an expert at teaching active attention.

What is “Active Attention”?

Active attention means your dog chooses to look to you for information before responding to distractions in their environment. Also known as impulse control, reinforcing active attention helps your dog learn to stay calm when exciting things happen.

In this class, you will learn how to teach your dog to think first, wait for information, then respond.  Active attention is useful in almost every situation, from calmly waiting for to be leashed before going outside, to patiently sitting for their meals, to ignoring human passersby or other animals during a walk.

Using easy to implement techniques and fun games, your dog will learn patterns and habits that can help them stay calm and manageable in all situations.

Who should take our Get Focused! Level 1 class?

  • Everyone!
  • Graduates of our Reactive Dog Classes
  • Graduates of our Basic Obedience Classes (Obedience 1 is not required)
  • Anyone wanting to learn to get and keep their dog’s attention in even the most distracting environments!


  • Dogs will be expected to remain in their vehicle while not working.



PLEASE NOTE: Do not feed your dog their regular meal immediately before your training session. If your lesson interrupts your regular feeding schedule, please feed your dog only a small portion of their regular meal.

All handlers must be 18 years or older and physically able to restrain the dog. Persons under the age of 18 are only permitted to hold the leash with an adult present and handling a secondary safety line.

No Refunds on any service for any reason. Once you reserve your spot in a class OR purchase an item, there is no refund opportunity for any reason. No exceptions.

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