Dog Training
Center

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We have a state-of-the-art training facility that will meet your needs and those of your beloved animal. We offer many class options for dogs and their people at all stages...beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. If your schedule doesn't permit joining a class check out our Canine U Program.

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.

Indoor Training Facility

Canine University

As a student of Canine U, your dog gets 1:1 training and playtime while Boarding or at our Doggy Playcare facility. You will choose the skills they work on. Choose between our one week and three week packages.

$100 One Week
$250 Three Week
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Training Courses

Choose a group course that fits your schedule where your dog and you can learn and bond together.

Puppy 1

$100 for 6 weeks for about an hour and a half each week
When Mondays at 6pm, Tuesdays at 10:30am, Tuesdays at 6pm, Wednesdays at 6pm, Thursdays at 5:30pm, Saturdays at 9am

Puppy 1 class focuses on socialization skills (such as bite inhibition) with other puppies and introduces the pups and their handlers to basic obedience commands. This is a MUST HAVE class for every little pup ages 9 weeks to 5 months old at start of class.

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Puppy 2

$100 for 6 weeks for about an hour and a half each week
When Tuesdays at 7:30pm, Thursday at 10:30am, Thursday at 7pm & Saturdays at 10:30am

Puppy 2 is a great class to keep socializing puppies in a safe environment with other puppies their age while introducing them to new surfaces and obstacles. Puppy 2 will also reinforce Puppy I skills, build on them, as well as learn some new skills.

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Basic Obedience

$120 for 8 weeks
When Monday: 10:30am, 6pm, or 7:15pm and Tuesday at 7:15pm

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

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Rally Obedience- Beginner/Intermediate

$60 for 4 weeks
When Mondays at 12pm or 5pm, and Tuesdays at 6pm

Learn how to navigate an obedience course while developing a lifelong bond and connection based on communication and fun with your dog! You will learn new obedience and training skills while improving on your existing skills.

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Rally Obedience- Advanced

$60 for 4 weeks
When Tuesdays at 5pm

Building on rally skills with advanced courses. Handlers must have a thorough understanding of rally signs and dogs should have advanced skills.

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Competitive Obedience

$60 for 4 weeks
When Tuesdays at 3:30pm

This six week course will cover the fundamentals of starting on the path of the fun and rewarding sport of AKC competitive obedience. You and your dog will learn the elements of precision heeling and team work with games, play and motivational training techniques to start preparations for entering the obedience ring.

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Taste of Agility

$100 for 6 weeks
When Mondays at 1:30pm or 6pm

Must have class for those who are interested in starting the sport of agility with their dog! This is an 8 week course designed to give you a "taste" of what agility training involves.

This is a physical sport for the dog AND handler! Both dog and handler should anticipate a lot of running- so bring your running shoes!

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Agility – Beginner Handling

$105 for 6 weeks
When Mondays at 7:45pm, Tuesdays at 12:15pm or 1:30pm, Fridays at 6pm

This is an 6 week course that will build on the skills of our Taste of Agility class and add some basic handling moves as well.

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Agility – Intermediate Handling

$140 for 8 weeks
When Wednesdays @ 10:30am

This is an 8 week course that will build on the skills you've already learn from Beginner Handling and add new ones as well.

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Agility- Intermediate Handling- Wednesday PM (6 weeks)

$105 for 6 weeks
When Wednesdays at 7pm

This is a 6 week course that will build on the skills you've already learn from Beginner Handling and add new ones as well.

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Agility – Advanced Handling

$140 for 8 weeks
When Thursdays at 5:15pm

This is an 8 week course that will continue to build on the skills you've learned through Intermediate Handling and help prepare you for competition.

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Agility- Advanced/Masters

$140 for 8 weeks
When Thursday at 6:45pm

This class will focus on advanced/masters handling and techniques.

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Agility- Basics of OneMind Dogs

$140 for 8 weeks
When Wednesdays at 4:45pm

This class will teach you the basics of OneMind Dogs which works on creating a bond and teamwork between handler and dog. This agility handling system is focused on the language that is natural to the dogs. We will be studying the 7 elements of handling in priority order to the dogs.

*You must receive approval from Beth Hostetter to enroll in this class!

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Agility- Advanced Wednesday Morning

$140 for 8 weeks
When Wednesday 8:30-10am

Beth is a One Mind Dog Instructor trainee and will be using many of those skills and techniques in this class.

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Agility- Teeter & Weaves

$125 for 7 weeks
When Tuesdays at 7:15pm

This class is an introduction to the teeter and working towards closed weaves in agility.

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Agility Run-Through

$60 for 4 weeks
When Fridays at 11am (Intermediate/Advanced) and 12pm (Beginner Handling level)

You will have the opportunity to have more practice time on each weeks course, be able to work on specific areas you had difficulty with, or even create your own sequence (cannot move equipment)!

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Intro to Dog Tricks

$30 for 1/2 hour Private Lesson
When Private Lessons! You pick the time!

Intro to tricks is a fun 6 week class geared towards connecting and bonding with your pooch, increase their confidence and learning fun new tricks and behaviors while working towards earning trick dog titles. If your dog loves treats and/or toys, your dog will love learning new tricks to impress your friends and family.

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Disc Dog Foundations

$30 for 1/2 hours Private Lesson
When Private Lessons! You pick the time!

Does your dog have prey drive, love to chase bunnies, or play a good game of fetch? Then this is the class for you! This is a fun class that is geared towards having you and your dog learn the sport of disc dog! This sport is a great way to physically and mentally exhaust your dog!

Already play disc with your dog? Take this class to step up your game learning new throws, skills and drills, and tricks to incorporate!

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Conformation

$10 per session
When Wednesdays at 6:00pm

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

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Reactive Remedy

$175 for 5 weeks
When Private Lessons! You pick the time!

Reactive Remedy focuses on helping reactive dogs learn how to be calm around other dogs or stimuli they would normally react to (by staring, growling, barking or lunging). It will also focus on helping the handler learn how to better manage their dog and read their dog's body language.

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2 Day Therapy Dogs 101 Seminar

$20 per team (handler and dog)
When Saturday and Sunday, November 4th and 5th

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 training@leashesandleads.com to schedule a time with one of our trainers.

$60 Per hour at our training facility.
$100 Per hour, in Rochester and Byron area.

Meet Our Trainers

Distemper Combo
Rabies
Bordetella

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) 961-2338.