Group Classes


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

Positively Puppies

For puppies 8 – 16 weeks

This group class is offered as a drop in session, which means you can get started at any time. If your puppy is between 8 – 16 weeks of age, this is great place for advancing your puppy into his adult years with confidence and social skills.  In this course you will learn the basics of positive reinforcement training and the mechanics of how your puppy learns.  Each week we practice handling skills, puppy management, crate training, potty training, and safely exposing your puppy to socialized play, fun props, sights, and sounds.

Single Classes - $32 4 classes for $120 6 classes for $165

Positively Good Manners

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, Too

Prerequisites: Good Manners or equivalent

How much more can your dog learn in Positively Good Manners Too?  Training is an ongoing process, and in this course we will continue to improve on your dogs’ good manners skills by introducing hand signals, intro to off leash work, increased distractions, distance stays with recalls, and more fun tricks.  At the end of this session we showcase each students hard work on our graduation Rally Course.

6 weeks for $180

AKC – Canine Good Citizen

Prerequisites: Good Manners, Good Manners 2, or equivalent

Our Positively Canine Good Citizen (CGC) is a great preparatory class for dogs and owners interested in doing therapy dog work, working toward an AKC title, or just for fun! Each week we practice portions of the 10 AKC testing requirements to best prepare each dog and owner team toward their CGC test. Items we work on include walking through a crowd, polite greetings with people and dogs, handling, passing dogs, recalls, staying with distractions, and loose leash walking. At the end of the 6 weeks, each team has the option of enrolling their dogs in the CGC test of which Positively Dogs will organize.

6 weeks for $180

Specialty Group Classes

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!

8 weeks for $210

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!

8 weeks for $210

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

Do we offer 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.