New C.L.A.S.S. FAQ
The Canine Life and Social Skill (C.L.A.S.S.) program has been simplified and now easier to use! We feel confident that the changes will provide a much better program for trainers. Our ultimate goals for C.L.A.S.S. is a be a successful educational program to provide dogs and their owners the knowledge and skills they require for a successful and happy life together.
We hope you are as excited as we are about these changes. Full details are below and if you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact us.
Why Did C.L.A.S.S. Change?
Our goal is to make this program available widespread and to increase its popularity within our communities, so it can grow into one of the leading dog training group classes nationwide.
What Has Changed?
Some changes include:
Who Should Purchase?
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. No need to stress whether your personal curriculum will be effective; no need to sit at home for hours on end preparing class handouts and homework; no need to doubt if your training techniques are effective; and, no need to wonder how you will keep your clients coming back for more training fun level after level. We have you covered!
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 complete 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.
How C.L.A.S.S. Can Drive Your Group Class Business?
How much will it cost?
Games/Exercises are $30
Only available to professional and premium professional members. If professional and premium members don’t renew, they will not receive updates.
Can I still buy rosettes?
Yes, they will be available in the APDT General Store that be accessed in the Members Only area of the APDT website.
When Will New Changes Become Effective?
New CLASS program will be available to purchase now on our General Store.