Group Classes


Happy Tails Pet Resort
965 Generals Hwy
Crownsville, MD 21032
(410) 923-1131

Puppy Drop In

For puppies 10 – 20 weeks

Our puppy drop in class is intended to you get you started on the right foot with your pup before you move into Puppy Good Manners.

Our drop in puppy class is offered for pups between 10 – 20 weeks of age. Each week we will address student questions, teach one management strategy, and one training behavior. The topics we address are crate training, potty training, handling, enrichment, safe containment, mouthing/chewing, and socialization.

Drop In - $32

Puppy Good Manners

For puppies 10 – 20 weeks

Due to popular demand, we have opened a Good Manners Puppy class for puppies between 10 – 20 weeks of age.

Our Good Manners Puppy class will get your pup started with name recognition, sit, down, come, leash walking, drop, leave it, wait, place, and some tricks. Once puppies have completed the Good Manners Puppy class, they are eligible to move into Good Manners 2 or any of our other group classes.

6 classes for $180

Positively Good Manners 1

For socialized puppies and dogs 16 weeks and above

Our Good Manners course is packed full of practical behaviors that will have your dog well on their way to being a super star!  Regardless of your dogs’ age, it is always a good time to brush up on your dogs’ good manners skills.  In this session your dog will learn their name, sit, down, come, leave it, wait, loose leash walking, polite greetings, and more!  We also love to add in some fun tricks and games that will have your dog wanting to learn more.

6 weeks for $180

Positively Good Manners 2

Prerequisites: Good Manners or equivalent

Training is an ongoing process. In our Good Manners 2 course we will continue to improve your dogs’ good manners skills by introducing hand signals, leash walking games, increased distractions, stays with recalls, and working with props.  At the end of this session we showcase each students’ hard work on our graduation Rally Course.

6 weeks for $180

Positively Good Manners 3

Prerequisites: Good Manners or equivalent

Our Good Manners 3 class combines the skills learned in Gm 1 & 2 and applies these skills to real life applications. We focus our curriculum on leash walking skills, polite greetings, walking past distractions, advanced targeting, and adding distance to stays and recalls in outdoor settings. This is a great class for students interested in doing therapy work or who just want the next level of training with their dogs.

6 weeks for $180

Specialty Group Classes

AKC – Canine Good Citizen Prep

No prerequisites required

Our Positively Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Prep class is a great way for dog and owner teams to prepare for their first CGC test. Each week we practice portions of the 10 element test that include walking through a crowd, polite greetings with people and dogs, handling, passing dogs, recalls, staying with distractions, and loose leash walking. Positively Dogs hosts AKC testing events which are posted and announced on the Positively DOGS website.

4 weeks for $120

Positively Tricks

No prerequisites required

Your dog CAN learn new tricks! Using a combination of TV and movie inspired tricks, and incorporating a favorite board game called “My Dog Can Do That”, you and your dog will be well on your way to impressing your friends and family! With the new moves your dog has learned in this 8 week course, you will have the opportunity to create your own tricks routine that you can perform at graduation. This is a guaranteed good time that you don’t want to miss!

6 weeks for $180

Positively Fun Agility Club

No prerequisites required

Dogs LOVE agility! Check out our Positively Fun Agility Club that teaches dogs and owners the basics of agility without the competitive edge. We offer a variety of skill levels for this course from Beginner, Intermediate to Advanced. Each class is geared toward you and your dogs’ experience level where we will help develop your skills toward doing course work. In addition to learning each piece of agility equipment, we also work on relationship building games, off leash work, and speedy recalls. You will be amazed with how well your dog can do!

6 weeks for $180

What’s included with your class?
Each class includes a class manual, clicker, and graduation.

Make-up sessions
Students are welcome to make up missed classes in another session at no charge. We also offer reduced rate 30 minute private lessons of $25 per make-up.