Perfect the skills you learned in introductory classes! Learn more advanced commands! This 4-week series will build your dog's confidence and your own by practicing the basics and increasing the difficulty. This intermediate series covers advanced commands such as heel, return to heel, about turns, place and stand. Strengthen the bond between you and your dog and feel more confident in your handling skills!
Be prepared, after this class you can advance your learn with: CGC prep course, Agility and sporting classes, Trick course and more!
In order for you to get the most out of this series, it is highly suggested that your dog has been at least through a basic training course.
When & Where
Thursdays, March 13 - April 3, 2014, 7:00 - 8:00pm
SPCA Tampa Bay - 9099 130th Ave N in Largo
The Ike and Libby Einherst Education Center
$55 for SPCA Tampa Bay Adopters
$75 for Public
Pre-registration and payment required to participate.
Who Can Participate?
1. It is strongly encouraged that you and your dog have already completed a basic training course, whether at Sniff U or elsewhere.
2. Dogs who have had their rabies vaccination.
3. Dogs should be free of any symptoms of illness.
4. We require that your dog has shown no known aggression to people or animals.
5. We welcome all friendly dogs, whether they are altered or not, in our classes. However, female dogs in heat may not come to class.
6. Children and other family members are welcome to attend. Please explain to your children that all dogs are not socialized, friendly, or comfortable around children. They should not approach or pet the other dogs in class unless invited to do so.
Meet Our Instructor
Thamzen Waller is SPCA Tampa Bay's Sniff University Behavior Training Manager and a CGC evaluator with the AKC. Thamzen always knew she wanted a career with animals but did not want to be a Veterinarian. She became a dog trainer while getting her undergraduate degree and realized she really had a talent for understanding pet behavior. After graduating from Arizona State University she decided to obtain her Masters Degree in Animals in Public Policy from Tufts University. She was able to intern at the Tufts Animal Behavior clinic to increase her knowledge and research dog and cat behavior. She lives with her three dogs, Ten the dachshund, Morgan the mini poodle, Peanut Butter the (therapy certified) Chesapeake Bay Retriever and her cat, Si.