Did you know? Great Companions has
always done phone consultations for
your dog's behavior problems.
30 minutes: $45
60 minutes: $80
Contact Ali at ali@greatcompanions.info
to set up an appointment.
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Private and Multi-Class Packages

If you want to have a dog that you can take anywhere...on walks, in the car, into stores, to the Promenade shops, to soccer games....the dog needs training and manners. One six week course just simply isn't enough to provide the consistency through the developmental stages your puppy will grow through.

1 Private + Puppy Manners $245
1 Private + Puppy Manners
+ Foundations $400
Puppy Manners + Foundations
+ CGC or Advanced Manners $430
2 Privates + Foundations $375
Foundations + 2 of the following:
CGC, Advanced Manners, Rally Starter,
Control for Agility, Scent Patrol, Tricks $485

Call Ali for details (610) 737-1550


Updated 3/21/2017

GENERAL INFORMATION

Puppy classes are $150 for 6 weeks, class max 6 puppies. All other classes are $180 or 6 weeks, unless otherwise noted. Class max 5 dogs. Please click on the Course Title for a class description or click here for a description of all classes. For more information on any class contact Ali Brown, ali@greatcompanions.info, 610 737-1550.


$10 Special Discount to any student who registers and pays for
a 6-week future class BEFORE the end of their current one.

 

Itty Bitty Puppy Manners,   register by mail    register online
Starting: Thursday, March 16, 2017, 6:00 - 7:00 PM, No class March 30 or April 13.
This special class is for very small breed puppies and focuses on proper puppy

play and socialization. Puppies must be 10 pounds and under, and

less than 16 weeks old at the start date of the class


C-WAGS Rally Advanced/Pro    register by mail   register online
Starting: Saturday, March 25, 2017, 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Prerequisite: C-WAGS Starter or other Rally class

C-WAGS Rally -- Starter   register by mail   register online
Starting: Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Prerequisite: Foundations or working knowledge of positive reinforcement training
and basic skills

 

PupAgilityregister by mail    register online
Starting: Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 7:00 - 8:00PM
Prerequisite: For dogs 11 months and younger. Puppies must be at least 12 weeks
and have taken or be in Puppy Manners. Must bring a crate or place to give
puppy time out. Bring lots of fun toys and food including a small dog bowl.
Puppies need to know "sit". We will work on "stay" a lot but having had
some work on this would help If they are going to enroll under 20 weeks.

 

Control for Agilityregister by mail    register online
Starting: Thursday, March 30, 2017, 7:00 - 8:00 PM
Prerequisite: Foundations or a working knowledge of Sit, Down,
Focus, and Stay in a class environment and working knowledge of
Positive Reinforcement Techniques including Clicker Training.


Beginning Sequencing In Agility,   register by mail   register online
Starting: Monday, April 3, 2017, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
For dogs that are proficient on all the equipment and are in the early stages of
sequencing skills. Must have completed several Control For Agility classes or
have permission of the instructor. Please be prepared to crate your dog.
Prerequisite: Control For Agility Class, Handling for Agility -- or equivalent, plus the dog
must be acclimated to the sound of the clicker, and owner must have working
knowledge of positive reinforcement training.

Advanced Sequencing In Agility,   register by mail   register online
Starting: Monday, April 3, 2017, 7:45 - 8:45 PM,
Prerequisite: Control For Agility Class, Handling for Agility -- or equivalent, owner must
have working knowledge of positive reinforcement training.

 

Canine Good Citizen Tests, Friday, April 7, 2017,
30-minute time slots starting at 6:30 PM, $20 for CGC.
Pre-registration and pre-payment required. Dog must be one year of age to test for TDI.
Contact Ali, ali@greatcompanions.info or 610 737-1550,
Click Here for more information and to register.

 

Puppy Manners and Socialization,   register by mail    register online
Starting: Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 6:30 - 7:30 PM, No class May 24,
Prerequisite: Puppies must be between 9 and 16 weeks old at the start date of the class

Foundationsregister by mail    register online
Starting: Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 7:45 - 8:45 PM, No class May 24,
Please Note: Do not bring your dog to the first class!


C-WAGS Scent Detectives Trial   Premium - Word Doc  Premium - PDF
Trial Date: Friday, May 5, 2017, starting 5:30 PM

Calling All Canines -- an Outdoor Recall Class,   register by mail    register online
$90 for 3 weeks, Starting: Sunday, May 14, 2015, 10:00 - 11:00 AM,
Prerequsite: Foundations or equivalent (at the instructor's discretion),
requires 20' longline

 

Puppy Manners and Socialization,   register by mail    register online
Starting: Sunday, May14, 2017, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Prerequisite: Puppies must be between 9 and 16 weeks old at the start date of the class

Foundationsregister by mail    register online
Starting: Sunday, May 14, 2017, 12:30 - 1:30 PM
Please Note: Do not bring your dog to the first class!


CGC (Canine Good Citizen)   register by mail   register online
Starting: Sunday, May 14, 2017, 1:45 - 2:45 PM, Prerequisite: Foundations

or a working knowledge of positive reinforcement training

Reactive Dog group classes, Saturdays 10:00 AM
Current students only:   register by mail    register online
(click here to watch exercises from this class)
Evaluation and four private lessons (minimum) required before beginning class.
Contact Ali by email or call 610 737-1550 for details.
Go to bottom of this page for the evaluation form.


$10 Special Discount
to any student who registers and pays for
a 6-week future class BEFORE the end of their current one.



Pavilion Rentals

$25 per hour for the first person

$5 additional for 2nd and 3rd person (3 people per hour max)

Each person may bring two dogs.

Price includes Rally-Obedience signs and agility equipment

Building is 96' X 50' with Artificial Turf and high output fluorescent lighting,
click here to see more images.Contact Ali via email for details.

Winter Bad Weather Policy: if the forecast is for 2 or more inches of snow,
or freezing rain and ice four hours before a scheduled class, that class may
be delayed by one week. If that happens again for that same class, that class

may be canceled and not made up. In that case, attempts will be made
to cover all materials in an abbreviated class schedule.

Summer Bad Weather Policy: classes cannot be canceled due to thunderstorms because they are too isolated and unpredictable to affect all students. Please call Great Companions any time prior to your scheduled class if you are aware of tornado warnings in your travel area.

Click here for directions to our facility



Private Lessons
are available at our location or at your home (fee slightly higher). Reap the benefits of our courses without the distractions of other dogs. Private lessons are scheduled at the owner's convenience. Call (610) 737-1550 for prices.

Semi-Private Lessons
Call us for information about semi-private lessons where your dog will be matched with a compatible dog. Only $280 for a 6-week session!

Rally-O in our pavilion
Ali judging one of her students at a recent Rally Trial. Rally and Agility classes are taking place now in our pavilion.
Pavilion Agility Rental

New Private Students only: after confirming the date and time of on on-line private consultation with Ali, please click on the BUY NOW button below to make an $80 deposit toward your new lessons. Your lesson will not be confirmed until that payment is received. You will be making a payment to Tanacacia@aol.com for Private Lesson Payment through PayPal. This is a secure transaction.


 

ALL NEW STUDENTS click here to download evaluation form.
After completing the form you may click the button below to submit your payment or pay by mail.

Private & Reactive Students
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