September Puppy & Obedience Classes

Upcoming 6-week classes:
Tuesdays 7:15-8:15 pm – Head Start Puppy class starting August 29th
Saturdays 2:30-3:30 pm – Basic Obedience starting Sept 9th
Saturdays 4:00-5:00 pm – Beyond Basic Obedience starting Sept 9th
Saturdays 5:00-6:00 pm – Level 3 Obedience starting Sept 9th
On-going classes:
Tuesday 7:15-8:15 pm: Conformation Practice and Sundays 8:00-9:30 am: Conformation Training & Handling 
Saturdays mornings: Obedience & Rally Competition training
Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays (varied times): Agility for Competition (and Fun): Pre-Novice thru Masters Agility Skills & Sequences
To enroll any of the classes below, you can SIGN-UP on-line or contact us at 305.251.5867 or email
Read on for descriptions of these classes:
Descriptions are below.  To enroll in any of these classes or workshops, you can sign-up and pay on-line or contact us at 305.251.5867 or email  Also if you have a request for another class or one of these classes at a different time, please let us know.
HEAD START PUPPY CLASS: Tuesdays 7:15-8:15 pm. Starting August 29th. Six-week course, $125  (Due to work travel, there will be no class on Sept 5th.   Help your pup develop into a calm, capable adult through training in self-control, drive-building, basic obedience and exposure to new sounds, surfaces, objects, people and dogs.  First class is an orientation for the humans (no  dogs).  Next 5 classes are for humans & dogs.  Household members are welcome as well. This is not your typical puppy class! It’s packed with content and activity to get your puppy started right.  Class includes self-control exercises, calm handling, basic Obedience (Sit, Down, Stand, Stay, Come, Leave It, Walking On Lead and developing Attention) as well as an introduction to a few agility obstacles and other objects.  The Orientation prepares you for the training that will begin at home & continue in class starting week 2 & is your opportunity to ask questions about problem issues like jumping, barking, chewing & housebreaking.
Instructor: Tracy Hanna

OBEDIENCE CLASSES: Saturdays starting September 9th, Six-week course, $125.

Whether you just want your dog to be a great companion or hope to start him on the road to competitive dog sports, you’ll need the Basics & more. Encourage your friends and neighbors to train their dogs.  It makes for a nice canine community as well as enriching the lives of both human & canine.
BASIC OBEDIENCE (includes Sit, Down, Stand, Stay, Come, Walk on lead, Leave it & Take it Nicely) Whether you are just getting started or need to solidify these basic skills, a group class can help teach your dog to be responsive to your cues in any setting. Saturdays, 2:30-3:30 pm 
BEYOND BASIC (includes practicing above skills adding duration, distractions & distance, plus Heeling, Fronts, Finishes and introduction to off-leash work) Saturdays 4:00 – 5:00 pm 
LEVEL 3 OBEDIENCE (includes preparation for Obedience & Rally competition. Instructor approval required) Saturdays 5:00 – 6:00 pm 
Instructor: Trish Swinney
Also, these classes are On-going:
Most Saturdays: Utility Practice (8:00 – 9:00 am) Open Competition Prep (9:30-10:30 am); Novice Obedience Competition Prep (10:30-11:30 am); Rally Coursework (11:30 am-12:30 pm) $15 for one class or two with one dog for $25 (discount not available for Utility). Reservations required – online sign-ups are enabled or email to reserve your spot.  Instructor: Jackie Kurzban

Tuesdays: CONFORMATION PRACTICE: 7:15 – 8:15 pm, $10 pay as you go.  No reservations required, but call or email if attending for your first time. Practice gaiting, stacking and showing off your dog’s best traits as your dog gets accustomed to the conformation environment.  George loves to work with new handlers and dogs to teach them how to show well & with joy!  He is very good at bringing out the best in dogs & handlers. Instructor:  George Griffin

Sundays:  CONFORMATION HANDLING: 8:00 – 9:30 am, $20 pay as you go.  Reservations required – email for more info. Learn ring procedure, handling tips and how to emphasize your dog’s best traits as your dog gets accustomed to the conformation environment.  George will offer more one-on-one time is this small group class which is perfect for new handlers or new dogs.  Learn how to gait, stack and show your dog with panache!  Instructor:  George Griffin


To enroll in any of these classes or workshops, you can sign-up and pay on-line or contact us at 305.251.5867 or email  Spaces in all classes are limited, so don’t delay as some classes will fill quickly.  If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us.
Tracy Hanna
Paws in Motion
8935 SW 129 Street, Miami 33176

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