Dog Training

We have a state of the art training facility that will meet your needs and those of your beloved animal. We offer puppy, basic obedience, agility, conformation classes and private training sessions.

Our trainers have experience in many different areas including dog behavior and agility to conformation and competitive obedience. They regularly attend seminars to stay updated on new training techniques and to keep their skills in tip top shape. Many of our trainers also compete in different venues and all have earned titles in their venue of interest. In fact, Alice Howe, with her golden retriever Bobbi, was the 1st Minnesota team to achieve both Agility and Obedience Championship titles!

Indoor Training Facility

Training Courses

Puppy 1

$80 for 6 weeks
When Mondays at 6pm, Tuesdays at 6pm, Wednesdays at 6pm, Thursdays at 6 pm, Saturdays at 9am

Puppy 1 class focuses on socialization skills and introduces the pups and their handlers to obedience commands and skills. A MUST HAVE class for every little pup 9 weeks to 5 months old at start of class.

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Puppy 2

$80 for 6 weeks
When Tuesdays at 7:30 pm, Thursdays at 7:30 pm & Saturdays at 10:30am

Puppy 2 classes focus on reinforcing learned Puppy I skills and building new behaviors such as place, heel, and come when called with distractions.

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$115.00 for 8 weeks
When Mondays 10:30 am, 6pm or 7:15 pm and Tuesdays 7 pm

Basic Obedience Class is designed to build a close relationship between you and your dog. This is a MUST HAVE class for all dogs 6 months old and older.

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Rally Obedience

$90 for 6 weeks
When Mondays at 12:15pm, Tuesdays at 5:45pm

You’ll learn new skills and improve existing skills that will help you and your dog develop a lifelong connection based on communication and fun!

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Intro to Tricks

$90 for 6 weeks
When Wednesdays at 7:30 pm

Intro to tricks is a fun 4 week class that is geared towards connecting with your pooch and learning fun new behaviors at the same time.

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Reactive Remedy

6 weeks for $125
When Mondays at 5 pm

Reactive Remedy focuses on helping reactive dogs learn how to be calm around other dogs or stimulus that they would normally react to. It will also focus on helping the handler learn how to handle their dog and read their dog's body language.

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$30.00 per half hour
When During Playcare - by Appointment Only

Does your dog need some one-on-one training, but your schedule won't allow the time to commit to it? Play-N-Train may be a good option for you.

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$30.00 per half hour
When Weekdays by appointment only

Would you like us to help you polish up your dog's training while you're on vacation? Board-N-Train is perfect for you.

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$10 per session
When Tuesdays at 6:00pm

Conformation will prepare you and your dog for the show ring.

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2 Day Therapy Dogs 101 Seminar

$20 per team (handler and dog)
When Late Fall 2015

Join us for this 2 day seminar where you will learn about the different organizations, skills and requirements to become a therapy dog team.

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One-on-One & Home Training

Individual dog training is available at our training facility or at your own home. Please call us at 507-282-2710 or email us at to schedule a time with one of our trainers.

$30 Per half hour at our training facility.
$50 Per half hour, depending on location.

Email for any training related questions or more information about our courses.

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Distemper Combo

Vaccination Requirements

All pets visiting Leashes & Leads must have proof of the following vaccinations: DHLPP (Distemper Combo), Rabies, and Bordetella (recommended every 6 months). We also highly recommend your dog receiving a yearly influenza shot, although this is not required. Please provide vaccination records at check-in or have your veterinarian fax the records to Leashes & Leads at (507) 424-1695.