Intermediate Obedience

Created for dogs of all ages
*Pre-requisite: Dogs must have taken a Beginner Obedience Course
Four Week Course (1-hour classes)
Multiple Classes Offered
$165 (Promo! $30 off this class, Now $135!)

Bark-A-Bout’s Intermediate Obedience Class provides a safe, enjoyable learning environment that will help set the foundation for a wonderful life ahead for you and your new dog. Throughout this 4-week course,  Intermediate Obedience fine tunes skills and existing obedience commands, and adds challenges like distractions and distance. Go Place, Touch (Attention Game), Leave It, Stay, Heel, and Leash Cues (Slow & Stop).

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Intermediate Obedience FAQ’s

How old does my dog have to be to enjoy an Intermediate Obedience Training Class?

Intermediate Obedience Classes are tailored to dogs who are 5 months or older and have passed a Beginner Obedience Class. If you have questions if Intermediate Obedience Class is right for you and your pup, please call us at (586)566-8900.

What does the Intermediate Obedience Training Class cover, and what will we learn?

Bark-A-Bout’s Intermediate Obedience Class provides a safe, enjoyable learning environment that will help set the foundation for a wonderful life ahead for you and your new dog. Throughout this 4-week course,  Intermediate Obedience fine tunes skills and existing obedience commands, and adds challenges like distractions and distance. Go Place, Touch (Attention Game), Leave It, Stay, Heel, and Leash Cues (Slow & Stop).

How do I register my dog for an Intermediate Obedience Class?

PLEASE CLICK ON AN AVAILABLE CLASS LISTED ABOVE. A pop-up will appear with directions. Please create a Customer Portal if your dog does not already have one, and be sure to sign all waivers in the portal. Once you have created a Portal for your dog and signed the waivers, please call up Bark-A-Bout to give FULL PAYMENT for your Obedience Class. A Bark-A-Bout receptionist will be happy to help you and complete your payment transaction.

NON-NEGOTIABLE REFUND POLICY:
Due to tight restrictions on class size, full refunds will only be issued for cancellations made more than 24 hours prior to the start of class. For cancellations made within the 24-hour window prior to the start of class, $50 will be deducted from your refund. Once class starts, no refunds will be issued.

What vaccinations are required for my dog?

To ensure the safety of all dogs participating in class, each dog is required to be vaccinated for the vaccines listed below. To ensure your dog has met all vaccination requirements, we require you to submit all vaccine documentation prior to the start of class by either uploading them to your dog’s “Customer Portal“, emailing them to medical@barkabout.net, or faxing them to (586)789-9711. Please include your pet’s full name and your contact information.

Required:
— Bordetella (Click here for non-negotiable waiting period requirements)
— DHLPP (Puppies are required to have a minimum of 2 in the series before beginning class)
— Rabies (For dogs 6 months and older)

Highly recommended but not required:
— A negative Fecal Screening
— 2 Influenza bivalent vaccines

What do I bring to class?

WHAT TO BRING TO CLASS:

1.) FACEMASK:
Upon entering the building: Please bring and wear a facemask and follow all COVID-19 Social Distancing Guidelines to minimize possible risk of contagion.  Thank you!

2.) PROOF OF PURCHASE OF CLASS:
If you have a receipt or print-out of your proof of purchase of the class, please bring it with you to class.

3.) AGE-APPROPRIATE VACCINATION RECORDS:
To ensure the safety of all dogs participating in class, each dog is required to be vaccinated for the vaccines listed below. To ensure your dog has met all vaccination requirements, we require you to submit all vaccine documentation prior to the start of class by either uploading them to your dog’s “Customer Portal“, emailing them to medical@barkabout.net, or faxing them to (586)789-9711. Please include your pet’s full name and your contact information.

Required:
— Bordetella (Click here for non-negotiable waiting period requirements)
— DHLPP (Puppies are required to have a minimum of 2 in the series before beginning class)
— Rabies (By 6 months of age)

Highly recommended but not required:
— A negative Fecal Screening
— 2 Influenza bivalent vaccines

4.) A POTTIED, HUNGRY AND EXERCISED DOG 

5.) 5-6 FOOT REGULAR LEASH
Please bring your dog to class on a REGULAR 5-6′ leash. No retractable leashes or choke/prong collars permitted.

6.) TRAINING BAG FULL OF SOFT CHEWABLE TREATS
:
We ask that you have a fanny-pack style training bag and tiny soft treats. A bully stick is also helpful to keep your dog settled.

**Bark-A-Bout sells leashes, fanny-pack style treat bags, and a wide selection of chewable treats and incentive toys in our Pet Boutique for your convenience.

What are your Social Distancing Guidelines?

To minimize possible exposure to Covid-19, Bark-A-Bout strictly adheres to all CDC Guidelines regarding social distancing. Please wear a mask upon entry to Bark-A-Bout, and stand 6 feet or more apart from other patrons at all times. Hand sanitizer will be provided.

Can more than one person come to class with the dog?

We require one person from your family to handle your dog during class time, but highly encourage all family members who are 13 years or older to attend/observe puppy class together.

What is your return policy if I want to cancel my registration?

NON-NEGOTIABLE REFUND POLICY:
Due to tight restrictions on class size, full refunds will only be issued for cancellations made more than 24 hours prior to the start of class. For cancellations made within the 24-hour window prior to the start of class, $50 will be deducted from your refund. Once class starts, no refunds will be issued.

What happens if I've already started taking a class, and now I need to be absent for a week?

Class duration is kept short to accommodate busy schedules. Please plan accordingly as we build on behaviors and skills each week. Meanwhile, please speak to Bark-A-Bout’s Obedience Trainer to discuss your absence.

REGISTER FOR AN INTERMEDIATE OBEDIENCE TRAINING CLASS TODAY!