Family Dog Manners

From sassy adolescents to mature-aged mutts, this class will teach a dog of any age how to have good social skills towards other dogs and people using fun, rewards-based methods.

Location: Lake Mills Veterinary Clinic

Class Length:  6-week series (1 hour lessons)

Class Size: 6 dog maximum


What’s the schedule for this class?

We offer many Family Dog Manners series throughout the year.

2021-2022 Series Start Dates:

Start Date Class TimeNotes
Tuesday, December 14
6:30 - 7:30 pmFULL
Sunday, January 910:00 - 11:00 amFULL
Tuesday, February 86:30 - 7:30 pmFULL
Sunday, March 610:00 - 11:00 amFULL
Sunday, March 611:30 am - 12:30 pmFULL
Tuesday, April 56:30 - 7:30 pmFULL
Tuesday, April 58:00 - 9:00 pmFULL
Sunday, May 110:00 - 11:00 amFULL
Tuesday, May 316:30 - 7:30 pmFULL
Sunday, June 2610:00 - 11:00 amFULL
Sunday, June 2611:30 am - 12:30 pmFULL
Tuesday, July 266:30 - 7:30 pmFULL
Sunday, August 21 10:00 - 11:00 amFULL
No class Labor Day Weekend (September 4), push remaining classes back 1 week
Tuesday, September 206:30 - 7:30 pmFULL
Tuesday, September 208:00 - 9:00 pm (first class at 6:30pm)FULL
Sunday, October 2310:00 - 11:00 amFULL
Sunday, October 2311:30 am - 12:30 pm4 spots available
Tuesday, November 226:30 - 7:30 pmFULL

Enroll now in Family Dog Manners (online form). You can also call (920) 648-2421 or email us, if you have questions!


What will you and your dog learn in this class?

In Family Dog Manners, we discuss house manners, potty training, and common problems (like chewing inappropriate objects, e.g. your couch). You and your dog will also learn the following basic cues:

  • Sit
  • Down
  • Stand
  • Come when called
  • Leash walking
  • Stay
  • Wait
  • Drop it
  • Leave it
  • Watch me
  • And more!


What kind of dog is this class for?

Family Dog Manners is for dogs of any breed, any age, and any experience level! If you dog is younger than 4 months, we encourage you to enroll in Puppy Preschool first.


Are there any prerequisites for this class?

There are no prerequisite training classes for Family Dog Manners!

Dogs and trainers who have graduated Puppy Preschool class often choose to continue their training by enrolling in this class next.


How much does this class cost?

The price of Family Dog Manners is $130, which includes lessons, a class handbook, and graduation materials. Additionally, our instructors are happy to stay after class and address any individual questions you may have.


Who teaches this class?

Our behavioral trainers, Mittsy  and Dani currently teach Family Dog Manners. You can learn more about their certifications, experience, and more on our Meet the Trainers page!


Classes are filling up quickly, so be sure to enroll soon (online form), call (920) 648-2421, or email us to claim your spot!

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