All About Dogs

Basic Canine Care & Training for Kids Ages 9-13

Let your 9-13 year old join in the learning and the fun in a new class offering called: All About Dogs!

This class makes an excellent Christmas gift for a special boy or girl and their dog! Parents and grandparents are welcome to attend class with their child. The skills they learn in this class will last a lifetime. Topics include: Doggy manners, Health and well being, Bathing, Activities and Adventures. Each class session covers a variety of topics. There are no computers or computer games--imagine that!

1. Manners:
Doggy manners and effective communications with your dog - includes a bit of FUNgility and Tricks

2. Health
Your dog's physical health and well-being, including nutrition info

3. Bathing
Dog bath demo with the option to schedule a one-on-one bath training session with a professional bather at regular breed bath price

4. Activities
Intro to FUNgility, try exercises, Nosework demo, more Tricks and having fun with your dog beyond playing fetch

5. Adventures
On and off leash adventures with your dog, including - Loose Leash Walking, Recalls, shopping retail and what to do if your dog runs away or gets lost.

Prerequisites:Previous obedience classes are helpful. Kid participants must be 9-13 years old and be able to handle their dog well.

Price: $123.00

Sessions: 5

Prerequisites: No prerequisites. Unsure? Talk to our instructors if you are uncertain if your dog is a good fit.

Additional Supplies: Bring the following to class:

  • Collar and Non-Retractable Leash. We recommend not using gentle leader or easy walk harness for this class)


Extras: Week 3 of this exciting class covers bathing. A bath demonstration will be presented. A SMPL dog will be utilized for this demonstration. A separate bathing instruction session may be scheduled at an alternative time for your child and their dog. Regular bath pricing will be charged for this bonus session. One-to-one bathing instruction will be provided at this session by an SMPL profession bather.



Check Out Dates/Times at all 3 Locations!


Brooklyn Park Xenia



Please call us at 763-493-2003 or email us to inquire about this class at our Brooklyn Park Xenia location.



Blaine Radisson



Please call us at 763-792-8929 or email us to inquire about this class at our Blaine Radisson location.



Blaine Baltimore



Please call us at 763-600-6019 or email us to inquire about this class at our Blaine Baltimore location.