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Dog Off Leash Obedience Class

Dog Off Leash Class – Beyond Obedience

Are you ready for the next step in your obedience training? We’ll teach our dogs off leash reliability, gifting you and your dog not only with a new sense of freedom, but also a deeper understanding of your tools of communication. Take these skills with you on your adventures to go camping, hiking, swimming, etc. We’ll teach you when off leash work is appropriate and how to do so safely. We’ll discuss leash laws, introduce the very basics and minimal use of e collar training, and fine tune your recall, heel, and general engagement while out in public. Previous training required: beginner, intermediate, advance training or equivalent obedience.

Previous training required: Beginner, Intermediate obedience training.

Dog Off Leash Obedience Training Class Schedule

Start Date#of WeeksDayTimeCostDescription
April 19, 20226Saturday5:00 pm$300Train dog to be a Pro Best Friend
With Cheyenne

Please ask to be placed on a waiting list if the class is full. We may be able to add another class offering based on demand.

Dog Off Leash Obedience Training Class Price

Dog Off Leash Obedience Training Class @ K9U Chicago
One Dog & Handler6 weeks$300.00

Off Leash Training Class Goals

Can be changed base on trainer discretion

Week 1

  • Explain leash laws of our area
  • Outline appropriate uses of off leash: camping, hiking, large parks, dog parks, back yard, etc.. This isn’t to replace the leash on your normal walks
  • Evaluate all dogs on “Heel”, “come/recall”, “stay” “free/release” and take the opportunity to refer out any dog that needs to have more training prior to the class
  • Talk about tools: toys, long leash, e-collar (explain difference between our e-collar vs Dogtra)
  • Talk about engagement and play reward when out in public
  • Use recall to teach the basic of the e-collar

Week 2

  • Review recall (add a new level of distraction)
  • Engagement games and play rewards
  • Introduce medical equipment (crutches, Walker, etc.)
  • Heel/Release

Week 3

  • Review Heel/Release with play reward
  • Link recall with heel and release
  • Stay/Release

Week 4

  • Evaluate dogs to see if they’re ready to drop the long lead
  • Positional cues at a distance
  • Review Stay/Release
  • Review Heel/Release
  • Review recall

Week 5

  • Review positional cues at a distance
  • Link recall with positional cues at a distance and stay/release

Week 6

  • Fine tune all cues completely off leash
  • Sequencing cues with speed- increasing speed or response to cues
Off Leash Training Class Goals

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Meet Our Trainers

Cheyenne Two-Axe

Cheyenne Two-Axe - Dog Trainer

Dog Trainer

Cheyenne Two-Axe

Cheyenne brings over five years experience as a Canine Good Citizen evaluator, an intuitive dog trainer and skilled interpreter of canine body language. Her work includes all dog breeds and temperaments with a speciality in training service and therapy dogs.

This hands-on approach provides her clients with a tailored set of personal communication skills that help to create a deeper bond with each dog. Cheyenne client’s gain a richer understanding of the lifestyle triggers that lead to unwanted behaviors such as dog-on-dog aggression, leash reactivity and separation anxiety.

At K9 University Chicago, Cheyenne will be training a variety of Obedience Group Classes ranging from Puppy Training to Advanced Intermediate Obedience Training. She will also be offering Canine Good Citizen Training, Private Sessions and Board & Train camps for all dog breeds and ages over 6-months.

Pablo Maldonad

Pablo Maldonado- Dog Trainer

Dog Trainer

Pablo Maldonad

Pablo is an established trainer and business founder of multiple dog care companies with specialties in training, boarding and canine nutrition.

As a participant in several highly regarded training seminars, Pablo enjoys working with all dog breeds including high energy dogs where he uses soft sports, such as Agility Training, to provide these active dogs with a positive way to focus their energy and modify unwanted behaviors. Along with his customized approach to training based on each dog’s individual needs, Pablo creates a unique comprehensive training environment for every client.

Born and raised in Monterrey, Mexico, Pablo offers Private Training and all levels of Group Obedience Training in Spanish. He is also very active with Board and Train camps providing Spanish commands for dogs as needed for those clients who prefer to speak Spanish at home.

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Continuing Education for You And Your Pooch

As a member of your family and community, manners are just as important for your dog as it is for the kids! Dog Intermediate Obedience Training allows you to take your dog’s training as far as you desire!  If your pooch has had the Basic Obedience Training, get him or her into the next level of mental and physical conditioning.

Why Our Clients Love Us

K9U is great. They offer classes as well as day camp /sitting services. The size of the location is pretty impressive, as they have a large indoor and outdoor areas for dogs to play. (They even pick up and drop off your dog.). The staff and trainers are very friendly and extremely effective.James J.
K9 University is great. We’ve been going there for 7 and a half years. We’ve done training, we’ve done agility, we’ve done boarding and we’ve done daycare. The only thing we haven’t done is a drop off and pick up. My dog is kind of a nut and they deal with her well. Debbie W.
My dog has experienced everything at K9U: daycare, classes and boarding. When he is either picked up by the K9U van or dropped off his tail is wagging like crazy. When I pick him up he is happy to see me, goes outside to relieve himself and then pulls to go back in. Jane F.
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    Please complete the contact form below for one of our trainers to answer your questions and schedule your Free evaluation. We’ll show you which training program and approach is best to properly socialize your dog and build mental strength.

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