Classes

The majority of Full Circle Obedience classes are one hour in length.

GROUP CLASS SCHEDULE

Check Group Classes List We offer the following classes:

PUPPY CLASS (BEGINNERS)

In this 5 week course, your puppy will learn the following:

◼ Sit & Down with hand signals
◼ Come-when-called
◼ Manners at the door
◼ Manners on leash (Loose leash walking)
◼ Sit & Down Stay
◼ Leave-It
◼ A release command when the puppy has something in their mouth that they shouldn’t have.

We will also cover typical puppy issues in class such as:

◼ Play biting
◼ Jumping
◼ Chewing
◼ House breaking issues

This class is an excellent foundation for all dogs whether they will be well-behaved pets, shown in conformation, exhibited in obedience, or used for hunting or herding. Puppy Classes help prevent fearfulness, anxious behaviors, and you will learn the correct way to socialize your puppy in various environments.


A minimum of two rounds of vaccinations are required to enroll in this class

Puppy Classes are for puppies 10 weeks to 6 months of age and tiny breeds that weigh less than 25 lbs. may attend puppy class regardless of age.

Larger breeds that are 6 months of age or older at the time of the class should be enrolled in a First Step Class instead of our Puppy Class.

This class will meet for 50 minutes once a week for 5 weeks

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THE FIRST STEP CLASS (BEGINNERS)

This 5 week course is designed for adolescent to adult age dogs who are in need of basic obedience skills and for their owners to learn how to implement calm, quiet manners in the home.

Does your dog drag you on your walks? Does she dash out the front door and flatten guests, or run away when you call her? Does she still bite your hands or clothes in play? We will address these issues in class!

During this 5 week course, your dog will learn the following:

◼ Sit & Down with hand signals
◼ Come-when-called
◼ Manners at the door
◼ Manners on leash (Loose leash walking)
◼ Sit & Down Stay
◼ Leave-It
◼ A release command when the dog has something in their mouth that they shouldn’t have.


First Step Classes are for dogs 6 months of age and older.Tiny breeds that weigh less than 25 lbs may attend Puppy Class regardless of age.

This class will meet for 50 minutes once a week for 5 weeks. We require all dogs to be current on their vaccinations for this course.

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THE NEXT STEP CLASS (INTERMEDIATE – ADVANCED)

This is the next class you will take after Puppy Class or The First Step.

In this 4 week session, we will add distractions and fun obedience challenges building on the foundation of the basic obedience you and your dog learned in the previous class. The Next Step will help prepare you for our Canine Good Citizen class or any other competitive sport that you may be interested in participating with your dog.


This class will meet for 50 minutes once a week for 4 weeks.

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AKC CANINE GOOD CITIZEN (CGC) (INTERMEDIATE – ADVANCED)

The Canine Good Citizen Program lays the foundation for other American Kennel Club (AKC) activities such as obedience, agility, tracking, and performance events. This is a moderately advanced class for dogs who have had previous training.

Dogs participating in this class are expected to already have solid basic skills such as sit, down, heel, stay, and “leave it”. The AKC Canine Good Citizen class is for dogs that have completed a beginning obedience class.

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THERAPY DOG TRAINING (INTERMEDIATE – ADVANCED)

This class is not a beginning obedience class. Therapy dogs and their volunteer handlers serve communities by visiting nursing homes, hospitals, libraries, schools, hospices, individuals and other institutions and situations where they are needed.

A dog must be a minimum of one (1) year of age, healthy, and have a sound temperament. Each dog must pass a temperament evaluation for suitability to become a therapy dog, which includes the American Kennel Club’s Canine Good Citizen Test (CGC).

There will be a certified Therapy Dog International (TDI) evaluator present for testing. To qualify as a TDI, your dog must pass the Canine Good Citizen Test and additional TDI test requirements. For more information go to the Therapy Dog International website.

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REFUNDS

Our classes have provided successful instruction allowing our clients to teach their dogs to be well-behaved companions for over 20 years. It is that success that keeps our classes in such high demand. We must be able to plan class sizes in order to provide the best learning environment for you.

When you complete your enrollment a space is reserved for you and removed from availability for others. If you choose to withdraw or do not come to class it leaves an empty spot someone else could have filled. In order to plan and provide effective instruction the following refund policy will be applied to all classes:

UPDATED APRIL 17, 2017

  • 100% Refund – Withdrawal 2 weeks or more before the first class of your session meets.
  • 50% Refund – Withdrawal less than 2 weeks prior to the first class of your session.
  • NO Refund – Cancellation within 24 hours prior to the first session.

We understand emergencies arise and will work with you should you need to make up a lesson or transfer your tuition to a different session. Make-up sessions are limited to one per five-week session.

SPECIALTY CLASS SCHEDULE

KINDER PUP (FOUNDATION COURSE)

Your puppy’s first adventures should be fun and safe providing valuable experiences. This 4 week foundation class is for puppies between the ages of 10 – 20 weeks.

Your puppy will be introduced and learn:
◼ How to walk on a leash
◼ Name recognition
◼ The beginning of impulse control
◼ In-home manners
◼ Tactile experiences
◼ You will learn the correct way on how to socialize your puppy
◼ Exercises on how to prepare your puppy for veterinary exams & grooming
◼ Solving issues like mouthing, housebreaking, nutrition, and other puppy needs


A minimum of two rounds of vaccinations are required to enroll in this class. This is a specialty class and is offered a few times throughout the year.

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*Students in this class will not receive a leash.

DEALING WITH DINOS

Full Circle Obedience has created a class to help with Dogs In Need Of Space. If you have a dog that is reactive towards other dogs, this is the class for you. Dealing with DINOS will help desensitize your dog in the accompany of other dogs.

This class will help you be able to:
◼ Walk your dog in the neighborhood
◼ Have control during vet visits
◼ Enjoy your companion without him/her being feisty towards other dogs


A minimum of two rounds of vaccinations are required to enroll in this class. This is a specialty class and is offered a few times throughout the year.

This class will meet for 50 minutes once a week for 5 weeks. Limited to 4 dogs.

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DROP-IN CONFORMATION

This is a drop-in class for all levels from “never been in the ring” to those accustomed to being in the group ring. The instructor is a successful, professional handler of a variety of breeds with more than twenty years experience. Junior handlers are welcome in this class. There is a $15.00 fee per class payable by cash or check on the dates you attend. For more information please contact Rhonda Lee at rleeedmond@gmail.com

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HOLIDAY CRASH COURSE

This class is for dogs from 12 weeks of age and older and is designed to quickly teach your dog manners before the Holidays. The classes meet for a total of 8 sessions and will begin the first week of November and ending the first week of December. No aggressive dogs are allowed to participate in the Holiday Crash Course. If you need help before the holidays with an aggressive dog please contact an instructor via email or call 405.721.STAY(7829). The Holiday Crash Course meets twice a week.

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REFUNDS

Our classes have provided successful instruction allowing our clients to teach their dogs to be well-behaved companions for over 20 years. It is that success that keeps our classes in such high demand. We must be able to plan class sizes in order to provide the best learning environment for you.

When you complete your enrollment a space is reserved for you and removed from availability for others. If you choose to withdraw or do not come to class it leaves an empty spot someone else could have filled. In order to plan and provide effective instruction the following refund policy will be applied to all classes:

UPDATED APRIL 17, 2017

  • 100% Refund – Withdrawal 2 weeks or more before the first class of your session meets.
  • 50% Refund – Withdrawal less than 2 weeks prior to the first class of your session.
  • NO Refund – Cancellation within 24 hours prior to the first session.

We understand emergencies arise and will work with you should you need to make up a lesson or transfer your tuition to a different session. Make-up sessions are limited to one per five-week session.