Family Companion I covers basic obedience skills and dog behavior. Each week,owners will learn techniques to help them build on their training skills: introduction to positive reinforcement, refocusing techniques, sits, downs, stays, recalls & relaxed heel. The Family Companion course focuses on the relationship between the owner and dog. The Family Companion I class is offered at a reduced rate to dogs adopted through Our Companions, and to dogs adopted from local municipal animal control shelters.
Classes will be held for eight weeks at the Valerie Friedman Program Center, 34C Sanrico Drive in Manchester. Classes will begin on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at 1:00 pm. The first class is for people only. No dogs Please. Fee for the classes is $100.00, plus $6.35 state sales tax, for a total of $106.35. Sorry, no refunds once the class has begun.