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 I Classes

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

Puppy I 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 10 weeks to 5 months old at start of class.

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Puppy II Classes

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

Puppy II classes focus on reinforcing learned Puppy I skills.

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$110 for 8 weeks
When Mondays at 10:30am and 6:00pm, Tuesdays at 7:00pm

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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Courteous K9

$80 for 6 weeks
When Saturdays at 1pm

Does your dog have trouble greeting people, enjoying his/her crate, or is begging at the dinner table? This is the class for your dog.

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Rally Obedience

$80 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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Taste of Agility

$110 for 8 weeks
When Fridays at 6:00pm

This is an 8 week course designed to give you a "taste" of what agility training involves.

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Tricks Class

$50 for 4 weeks
When Saturdays at 2:30pm

Tricks class is a fun and interactive way to build a trusting relationship with your dog.

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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 April 18-19, 2015

Join us for this 2 day seminar.

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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.

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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.