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Training Available

Proper training is an essential part of good and responsible animal care.  As a long time owner and trainer of my own dogs we have over 30 years of hands-on experience - earning recognition in obedience, conformation, therapy work, and AKC Canine Good Citizen certification.

Hosted in downtown Lake Stevens, our new facility offers indoor space with heating and rubber mat flooring.  Offering basic, intermediate, advanced and Canine Good Citizen training courses, plus Trick Dog, Farm Dog & Agility.  We also have Puppy Manners for beginners!

ALL CLASSES HELD AT LAKE STEVENS K9 ACADEMY TRAINING FACILITY

2720 HARTFORD DR, LAKE STEVENS WA 98258

**PRE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL CLASSES**

Email  kim@lkstevensk9academy.com to register

*Our classes run 50 minutes to allow for cars to come and go safely. 

Thank you for your patience & cooperation!

Private Lessons

Private Lessons are a great way to get a jump start on class, for reactive dogs, or those with excessive barking.  In your home, at our facility, or a park or trail. one hour lesson $120 Additional mileage fee applies if more than 10 miles from training building.

Please call 425-772-0768 or email kim@lkstevensk9academy to schedule

Private Training Walk

Private training walks are a fantastic option to give your dog a training boost while on leash! Great  for reactive dogs who need help learning to be calm, excitable dogs and pullers!  One of our trainers will come to your house and take your  dog for a 45 minute training walk.

 $95 for a 45 minute walk. For new client, initial lesson is 1 hour/$120. 

$250 for a series of three walks

Please call 425-772-0768 or email kim@lkstevensk9academy to schedule

GROUP CLASSES

**PRE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL CLASSES**

Email  kim@lkstevensk9academy.com to register

Puppy Manners Levels 1 & 2

Level 1 is great for puppies 3-6 months of age, and level 2 is for older puppies 6-10 months old.  In both Puppy Manners classes we will begin setting the foundations for Basic Obedience by teaching commands  like OFF, SIT, DOWN, STAY, WAIT & COME when called & loose leash walking.  We will also focus on socialization with other puppies, people, sights and sounds. Introduction to jump, tunnel & rocker board are also included. Expectations will be age appropriate and slightly more advance for level 2

 **Puppies must have completed 2 rounds of vaccination/shots to participate in class.

$180 for 6 Weeks
**Starting September 1st $195 for 6 weeks**

 
Wednesday, August 17 - September 21  | 4:30 (Barbara) *FULL* 
Tuesday, August 30 - October 4  | 5:00 (Rebecka) *FULL*
 Tuesday, August 30 - October 4  | 6:00 (Rebecka)
(Level 1) Thursday, September 8 - October 13 | 10:00 am (Rebecka)
(Level 1) Thur, September 8 - October 14 | 5:00 (Rebecka)
(Level 2) Thur, September 8 - October 14 | 7:00 (Rebecka)
(Level 1) Saturday, September 10 - October 15 | 12:30 pm (Hailey)
(Level 2) Saturday, September 10 - October 15 | 1:30 pm (Hailey)



 
Puppy Manners-Relaxed Pace
with Rebecka

 

In this relaxed pace version of our regular Puppy Manners class, we will cover all of the items that we normally do, but at a slower physical pace. This class is great for seniors or those with mobility issues, but all are welcome!  

 

In this class, puppies will get a mix of both socialization and foundations of basic obedience. They will begin to learn commands such as Sit, Down, Off, Stay, and Come. Additionally, there will be plenty of time for learning through socialization and supervised play time. 

$195 for 6 Weeks

Thursday, September 8 - October 13 | 12:00 pm 

Puppy Boot Camp
with Hailey

In Puppy Boot Camp, puppies will learn a variety of fun and engaging skills including; 

appropriate play with other puppies, socialization with novel objects, body handling, resource guarding prevention, basic obedience, and crate training. 

Each puppy will receive one on one training time with the trainer, in addition to playtime and rest time in the crate. Progress Report Cards will be sent home with the owner at the

end of each day. 

$450 for 6 Weeks

 Tuesdays, Sept. 6 - October 11  | 7:30am drop off- 11:30am pick up

Basic Obedience I:

Great for dogs over 6 months.  We work on loose leash walking as well as a formal HEEL command.  SIT, DOWN, STAY, WAIT, COME when called, LEAVE IT, STAND, FIND IT work is continued for better control and education.  We also include a socialization break with introduction to jump tunnel and rocker board.

$180 for 6 Weeks
**Starting September 1st
$195 for 6 weeks**

Wednesday, August 17-September 21  |  6:30 (Barbara)
Thursday, September 8 - October 13 | 11:00 am (Rebecka)
Saturday, September 10 - October 15 | 2:30 pm (Hailey)
Monday, September 12 -October 17  |  6:00 (Barbara)

Basic Obedience II:

For dogs who have completed Basic Obedience I.  Work on more formal heel, longer sit and down stay, LEAVE IT and figure 8 movements.  COME and recall with more distance along with firming up commands to be working towards off-leash work.

Wednesday, August 17-September 21  |  7:30 (Barbara)
Thursday, September 8 - October 14 | 6:00 (Rebecka)
Monday, September 12 
-October 17  |  7:00 (Barbara)
ADVANCED OBEDIENCE GROUP CLASSES 

 Canine Good Citizen Training

Tuesday, August 30 - October 4  | 7:00 (Kim)

*$195 FOR 6 WEEKS

Canine Good Citizen Advanced
By Appointment, Testing on last night 
*
must have completed CGC class prior  to enrollment * 
*
Email for future class dates*
$180 FOR 4 WEEKS 
 

 

SPECIALTY GROUP CLASSES

AKC Trick Dog 

Coming this Fall!

Engaging fun class learning new tricks 

Building confidence through exploring new surfaces and activities.

 

Beginning Nose Work

Are you looking for a fun activity for your dog that taps into their natural drive and instinct?  K9 Nose Work™ is just that activity!

In our Beginning Nose Work class, dogs will be introduced to the concept of hunting for their primary reward, either food treats or toys - first in cardboard boxes, then around a room, outside and eventually on a vehicle.  In this 1.5 hour class, each dog takes its turn independent of the other dogs in the class, so K9 Nose Work™ is ideal even for dogs that don't care to be around other dogs.  When the dogs aren't taking their turn, they will be resting in their own vehicles. 

Handlers/Dog Parents will begin to learn & observe their dog's behavior while they search and also how to handle a long leash while the dog works.  K9 Nose Work™ is a blast!  Come join the fun!

Scent Class

Mondays  |  4-5:30P (Christine) 

Open spots will be availble as they become available. 

Please email for more information

$225 FOR 6 WEEKS 

Ongoing Weekly Confirmation Handling Class with Barbara

August 17 - September 21  |  5:30-6:30

 DROP INS $25 OR $80 PREPAID FOR ONE MONTH

 

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Private Training

Private 1 on 1 lessons available!

Social distancing in place. Mask required Meeting at local park or at your home.

 

$120.00 | 1 hour

Lessons  6 - 1 hour lessons $680.00. 

Virtual 30 minute lesson $60.00

 

By Appointment - call 425-772-0768

AKC Farm Dog Judging
& Farm Dog Certification Training

The AKC is dedicated to upholding the integrity of its Registry, promoting the sport of purebred dogs, and breeding for type & function. 

The Farm Dog certified test assesses whether a dog as the capability to perform as a confident working partner on a farm.  The test presents the dog with situations that would be typical for a farm environment.  The dog must demonstrate self-control, courage and trust in the handler. 

 

The Farm Dog Certified program provides an opportunity for all dogs to apply their basic training in a novel environment, demonstrating their natural capability and trainability to work in partnership with their human companions.
 

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