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C.L.A.S.S. - Canine Life and Social Skills
Developed by the APDT based on input from both dog owners and non-dog owners, shelter workers, and professional dog trainers,
"My Dog Has C.L.A.S.S." benefits pet owners, dogs of all ages, and everyone in the community!

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The new C.L.A.S.S. curricula offers benefits to both new and experienced dog trainers. C.L.A.S.S. curricula offers a unique 4 level comprehensive program, that every dog trainer can easily follow and successfully build their group class business. It’s perfect for new dog trainers interested in generating group class business quickly.

Experienced dog trainers will find the new CLASS curricula offers fun and creative ideas to spice up a current group class course with behaviors or games. Additionally, the new curricula offers an intermediate and advanced course to retain current clients.

New C.L.A.S.S. Curricula Details

Now packaged with four curriculum levels to build your group class business. This new curriculum contains a puppy, basic, intermediate and advanced level with weekly homework handouts. Also, S.T.A.R. Puppy, Canine Good Citizen and Therapy Dog Prep are compatible with each level.

  • Puppy class = High School or H.S.
  • Basic = B.A. For Dogs
  • Intermediate = M.A. For Dogs
  • Advanced = Ph.D. For Dogs

How C.L.A.S.S. Can Drive Your Group Class Business?

  • The curricula is ready to use right out of the box.
  • The four levels of C.L.A.S.S. training classes allows students to continue their training or work on skills
  • Implementing the C.L.A.S.S. curricula may help improve networking with veterinarians and other pet professionals in the local community, as well as grow clientele
  • The curricula was created by experts in the dog training field.

How much will it cost?
Premium professionals:

  • Receive BA (Basic) curriculum and CLASS Handbook in PDF format for free (member benefit)
  • $50 per additional curricula Price
  • $120 for full program ($40 per each curricula)

Professional members:

  • $60 per curricula
  • $200 for complete package

Games / Exercises Handbook: $30

CLASS is only available to professional and premium professional members. If professional and premium members don’t renew, they will not receive updates.

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