Family Dog Manners

From sassy adolescents to mature-aged mutts, this class will teach a dog of any age how to have good social skills towards other dogs and people using fun, rewards-based methods.

Location: Lake Mills Veterinary Clinic

Class Length:  6-week series (1 hour lessons)

Class Size: 6 dog maximum


What’s the schedule for this class?

We offer many Family Dog Manners series throughout the year.

2021 Series Start Dates:

Start Date Class TimeNotes
Sunday, January 1010:00 am - 11:00 amFULL
Sunday, March 710:00 am - 11:00 amFULL
No class Easter Sunday (April 4), push remaining classes back 1 week
Wednesday, April 215:00 pm - 6:00 pmFULL
Wednesday, April 216:30 pm - 7:30 pmFULL
Tuesday, May 113:00 pm - 4:00 pmFULL
Wednesday, June 235:00 pm - 6:00 pmFULL
Wednesday, June 236:30 pm - 7:30 pmFULL
Sunday, July 1110:00 am - 11:00 amFULL
Sunday, July 1111:30 am - 12:30 pmFULL
Wednesday, August 185:00 pm - 6:00 pmFULL
Tuesday, August 246:30 pm - 7:30 pmFULL
Tuesday, August 248:00 pm - 9:00 pmFULL
Sunday, September 1210:00 am - 11:00 amFULL
Tuesday, October 266:30 pm - 7:30 pmFULL
Tuesday, October 268:00 pm - 9:00 pmFULL
Sunday, November 710:00 am - 11:0 0 amFULL
Sunday, November 711:30 am - 12:30 pm1 spot available
Tuesday, December 146:30 pm - 7:30 pm4 spots available

Enroll now in Family Dog Manners (online form). You can also call 920-648-2421 or email us, if you have questions!


What will you and your dog learn in this class?

In Family Dog Manners, we discuss house manners, potty training, and common problems (like chewing inappropriate objects, e.g. your couch). You and your dog will also learn the following basic cues:

  • Sit
  • Down
  • Stand
  • Come when called
  • Leash walking
  • Stay
  • Wait
  • Drop it
  • Leave it
  • Watch me
  • And more!


What kind of dog is this class for?

Family Dog Manners is for dogs of any breed, any age, and any experience level! If you dog is younger than 4 months, we encourage you to enroll in Puppy Preschool first.


Are there any prerequisites for this class?

There are no prerequisite training classes for Family Dog Manners!

Dogs and trainers who have graduated Puppy Preschool class often choose to continue their training by enrolling in this class next.


How much does this class cost?

The price of Family Dog Manners is $130, which includes lessons, a class handbook, and graduation materials. Additionally, our instructors are happy to stay after class and address any individual questions you may have.


Who teaches this class?

Our behavioral trainers, Mittsy, Danielle, and Dani currently teach Family Dog Manners. You can learn more about their certifications, experience, and more on our Meet the Trainers page!


Classes are filling up quickly, so be sure to enroll soon (link above), or call (920) 648-2421 or email us to claim your spot!

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