Clicker Dog Training Classes

Group Classes

offered at the Dude Ranch Pet Resort, Glen Allen

(Dana is a proud staff member of the Dude Ranch Academy)

Contact the Dude Ranch for more information or CLICK to sign up online.


Ultimate Puppy
Level: 1
Age: 8-16 weeks
Goal: Socialization & Manners

  • STARTS Saturday, March 25, 11:00am 

Life Skills/Foundation 1
Level: 1
Age: 17 weeks +
Goal: CGC Path/Basic Skills, Well-mannered family dog

  • STARTS Saturday, March 25, 10:00 am 

Foundation 2
Level: 2
Age: 6 months +
Goal: CGC test, performance sports, improved reliability
(great for reliable manners, future Therapy and Competition dogs)

  • STARTS Wednesday, January 25, 11:30 am 

Agility 1
Level: 2
Age: 6 months +
Goal: Active fun, performance sport, improved responsiveness
(great for energetic dogs & owners, bonding)

  • STARTS Tuesday, March 21, 6:30 pm

Agility 2

  • STARTS Tuesday, March 21, 7:30pm

All classes run for 6 weeks.

Contact the Dude Ranch for more information or CLICK to sign up online.

Control on Cue
Level: 2
Age: 6 months +
Goal: Calm & focus, performance sport prep
(great for adolescents, excited dogs and performance sport)



CONTROL ON CUE! – An Intermediate class

Let’s channel that excitement! The key to a calm and focused dog is teaching your dog to control and channel their energies appropriately. Is your dog overexcited or highly active and needing an outlet? Do you want the skills in takes to perform better in dog sports? Teach your dog the elements of self-control, body awareness, and confidence while strengthening your communication skills and improving your dog’s reliability with distractions. Class focus is on fun and enjoyment of learning! For dogs that have completed a basic foundation skills class.

Who should attend Control on Cue?

  • Dogs that are very energetic
  • Dogs that are easily distracted and have difficulty concentrating
  • Dogs with a future in performance sports
  • Dogs that can be easily overstimulated
  • Dogs with poor impulse control
  • Dogs that are unfocused or anxious around other dogs

Who should NOT attend Control on Cue?

  • Overly-reactive dogs (dogs who are inclined to lunge at other dogs and may snap or bite)
  • Dogs that are afraid of other dogs or people


Contact the Dude Ranch for more information or CLICK to sign up online.