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Time to take off the training wheels!  The course continues to build a foundation of manners, training, and social skills that we started in the "Dog/Puppy Essentials" course.

You and your dog will:
     Learn more advanced levels of the basics.
     Work on Making your dog's responses to commands consistent and reliable.
     Add difficulty and distraction to commands and learn new commands.
     Continue to hone your handling skills.
     Give you and your dog lot of opportunity to practice.

NOTE: You must read and understand the Goldstar Dog Training Policies before registering.  See link below to the policies.

Instructor: Deb Helfrich, Goldstar Dog Training
Bio:  Deb is the owner of Gold Star Dog Training LLC, based in Fairfax, VT. She enjoys working with dogs and their handlers to solve their challenges, build a healthy dog-handler relationship, and achieve their training goals. She is highly student-focused, adept at explaining concepts, helping every student feel successful, and creating training experiences that are meaningful and effective. Deb’s sense of humor, enthusiastic teaching style, and ability to work with a wide range of students are what clients seem to like about her.

  • Dogs do not attend the first class.
  • Pre-requisite: Dog/Puppy Essentials class with Gold Star or instructor approval.
  • You must read and understand the Goldstar Dog Training Class Policies before registering. See link below.
  • The instructor reserves the right to enforce any limitation, and to do so at any point during the course.

Registration Information:
  • All Registrations are done online and there are two payment options.
  • At the end of Checkout you will have the option to pay online or offline.
  • 1. Online Payment Option is with a credit card (A convenience fee of $2 or 3.5 % is added, whichever is higher). Using this option your balance is paid in full and the person you are registering is enrolled in the programs that you have chosen. The Online Payment Option is available until the deadline (if there is one stated), or the day before the program begins, or in the case of a weekend program the Thursday before, as list are delivered on Friday.
  • 2. Offline Payment Option is paying with check or cash that can be mailed, using the drop box, or bringing in to the Rec. Office. Please include the receipt that is generated after you register. Reminder; the person you are registering is not enrolled until payment is received. The Offline Payment Option, closes a week prior to the start of a program or deadline to register. This is done so that mailing in payment reaches us prior to the start of the program.
  • When the Offline Payment Option is closed you can come into the Rec. Office to register and pay with cash or check.
  • No registrations are accepted after the second meeting of a program. Some programs do not allow registration after the first meeting of the program or after the deadline date.
  • Please create a household account prior to coming in if you don't have one already.
  • Program numbers are checked one week prior to start date to see if minimum number is met. If not a program can be cancelled due to low enrollment.
  • Don't Wait! Register Early! (A program can be cancelled due to low enrollment).

* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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