Expert Dog Training Classes
Lifelong learning puts your dog at the head of the class
If you want a dog that rewards you with great manners at home and around town, A to Z Dog Training has classes for every stage of her development. Classes are a great way to teach your dog new behaviors and reinforce existing ones. And we make school fun—for both dogs and the humans who love them!
A to Z Dog Training schedules a series of classes throughout the year. All classes require that your dog has approval from your veterinarian to be in a class and is current on all vaccinations, including DHLPP and Bordetella.
5 weeks, 1 hour/week — $150 plus tax
Puppy Kindergarten is the single best thing you can do for your puppy! Your puppy will learn to socialize off leash and you’ll learn how to train her to stop problem behaviors such as house soiling, nipping, chewing, jumping, barking, and tons more. It’s not too early to teach her to sit, come and lie down. So come prepared to learn! All classes include a written outline of behaviors taught and our Problem Solving Booklet. Upon graduation your puppy will earn their AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Certification (cost included in fee).
Requirements: Puppies must be 14-24 weeks of age (some exceptions made) and have completed 4 sets of vaccinations which includes: Distemper, Parvovirus, Leptospirosis, Hepatitis, Bordetella
When can I join the fun? Class is open enrollment, you can join as soon as your puppy has all their vaccinations.
Location, Time, and Day? Waimanalo at 12:15 on Saturdays
6 weeks, 45 minutes/week — $180 plus tax
This class is designed for new dog owners and can also be taken by graduates of our Puppy Kindergarten. You will learn how to curtail problem behaviors such as digging, jumping, separation anxiety, leash pulling, and more. You will learn to train behaviors such as stay, come, and heel. All classes include a written outline of behaviors taught and our Problem Solving Booklet.
Requirements: All dogs must be current with their vaccinations which include: Distemper, Parvovirus, Leptospirosis, Hepatites, Bordetella
When can I join the fun? Class is open enrollment, you can join us as soon as your dog has all their vaccinations.
Location, Time, and Day? Waimanalo at 1:30 on Saturdays
8 weeks, 45 minutes/week — $220 plus tax
Take your training a step further. Our goals during the Advanced Obedience classes are to focus on long duration stays, reliable recalls handling, and more. Our unique class will take you out into the community to solidify your dogs good manners. We prepare your dog for the AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) certification as well as AKC Community Canine (CGCA), and AKC Urban CGC (cost included in fee).
Dog must be a graduate of our Basic Obedience class or have approval from a past trainer.
Location, Time, and Day? Various locations in Kailua at 3:30 on Saturdays
$510 + tax $40 savings
Sign up for Puppy Kindergarten, Basic Obedience, and Advanced Obedience for a discount price!
$380 + tax $20 savings
Sign up for Basic Obedience and Advanced Obedience for a discount price!
$310 + tax $20 savings
Sign up for Puppy Kindergarten and Basic Obedience for a discount price!
1 to 3 weeks, 1 hour/week — prices vary
Our topics classes are short, quick, and to the point! These short classes fit right into your busy schedule and focus on very specific behaviors. Our topics change each quarter, so call us for a current schedule. Past Topics classes have included A Really Reliable Recall, Loose Leash Walking, House Manners, Problem Solving, and Tricks and games.
Hounds On The Town:
4 weeks — $100
In this fun, interactive class, you’ll meet new friends and dog owners. Each class will take you to a new location around Honolulu. We will focus on good doggie manners. Clients rave about this class because it helps to refine behaviors in a real-life setting with your own personal trainer to help address problem behaviors as they happen.
Agility For Fun
6 weeks, 1 1/2 hours/ week – $150 plus tax + $25 yearly equipment fee upon registration
Agility is a sport for dogs and owners that has taken off through our nation. It is an excellent time to train and have fun with your dog. During these classes you will train your dog to run through an obstacle course. Your dog will learn to jump over jumps, race through tunnels, balance on teeter-totters, and more! Agility For Fun is a progressive class. You will be able to take this class and your advancement as far as you desire.
Dog must have graduated from our Basic Obedience class or have approval from another trainer. Please note — we work together as a team to set up and take down equipment.
Call us at 808-551-7994 to learn more about our classes and get our current schedule.
What our clients say about A to Z Dog Training
“The training offered by Tammy is exceptional. The classes are well organized with clear and specific instructions that are easy to carry out during the sessions. When you make a reasonable effort and practice at home with your pet, you will have a dog that is social, well mannered and enjoys the training process, since only positive reinforcement is used.”
— Shari, Brian, and Chester