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Walking on a Leash

Teaching your dog to walk on a leash is a fundamental skill every dog-owner and dog should learn. Proper leash skills make every outing more enjoyable and less stressful. Join our next class and let us transform your relationship with your dog.

“Drop in” Intermediate Group Class


Our intermediate class is open to dogs of any age (over 6 months) with adequate responses to basic commands. The class will review these commands, then take them to the next level. Employing distractions and increased duration, we will challenge and strengthen your dog’s responses. The class addresses impulse control by practicing “leave it” and “halt” cues and also incorporates loose leash walking, games and tricks.  An action-packed challenge for both you and your dog!


Location: Cloisters, Morro Bay
Class Time: 11:15:00
Class Info: $25 per drop in, pay on site. Bring LOTS of high value treats a 5-6' leash and a long (15 - 25') training line. NO retractable leashes or "choke" chains allowed. Pre registration required. NEXT CLASS September 30. Weather permitting. Please check website Thursday evenings for class updates.
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5 week Basic Obedience Class


This beginners class, for any dog over 4 months, will demonstrate and teach basic commands, (e.g. come, stay, leave it). We introduce the practice of canine manners, including impulse control and walking nice on the leash. We will make use of props, play and positive socialization activities to get your pup comfortable with other dogs and people. Cost for class is $175 and is limited to 8 dogs. Please be sure to get your payment in 1 week prior to start date to reserve you place.


Location: 340 Tally Ho, Arroyo Grande
Class Time: 10:00:00
Class Date: 09/10/2022 to 10/08/2022
Class Info: You will need a standard 5-6' leash. Please no pinch collars, choke chains or retractable leashes. Bring LOTS of high value treats for your dog.
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Group Training Walk


The Group Training Walk incorporates both mental and physical exercise for you and your dog. This weekly, Thursday evening, 60 minute, walk gets you and your dog active while reinforcing basic obedience  commands and acquiring new learning. Bring lots of  high value treats for your pup! Cost is $30 per dog. Please no retractable leashes, choke chains or pinch collars. All walks take place in the Estero Bay area and locations change weekly. The group will be cancelled for bad weather or if the minimum number of participants is not met. Contact Good Dogma if you have any questions. The group is kept to only 6 dogs so be sure to register early.


Location: Estero Bay area
Class Time: 17:00:00
Class Date: 09/08/2022 Class Info: TRAINING WALKS ARE NOW SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAYS at 5pm.   Meeting location for 9/29 walk is Los Osos. Meet at the Red Barn.  Pre registration required. Pay on site.  No retractable leashes or choke chains. Remember to bring lots of high value treats for your pup!
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Maggie’s accomplishments were way more than I expected. Excellent Training!

Susan M.

Lisa did an excellent job. We now have tools to move forward. Plan to do more training in the future.

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