We offer Obedience Evaluations
(For dogs that have had prior professional training elsewhere)
beyond just simple Pet Store training, like Petco and Petsmart, so you know where you fit in at our facility. If your dog has had prior professional training elsewhere, please visit "Our Tests" page to see our obedience tests and put your dog through our tests first, so you know where you stand before you request an eval. If your dog cannot pass our basic obedience test, then you would begin with basic obedience with private lessons, our basic obedience class, or in-kennel training. Tests
WE HAVE GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE!
Please contact us to purchase one.
(Makes a really great, unique, and special gift for your dog loving friends!:-)
WE ARE ALWAYS LOOKING FOR QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS TO JOIN OUR TEAM!
PLEASE EMAIL US YOUR RESUME AND INCLUDE YOUR SPECIALTY.
Sirius K9 Academy Current Class Training Schedule
July - December 2017
Please see our calendar below for specific class days and times.
(All of the individual class details are below the calendar.)
Please note: Some of the classes described below are not on the calendar because they are on a sign-up only (as they fill) basis.
** Please also check our "Seminars" page for specialty classes not listed here.
Click on the "pointing dog" at the top of the calendar to view the previous month or upcoming months calendar / class schedule.
** If you are a current client, to RSVP for a class above, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call/text 714-296-9714 at least 24-hrs in advance. (Please do not text us if you are not a current client, please call or email only. Thanks.) **
~ K9 GROUP HIKE MEET UP - NEW!! (Not On Calendar)
(SATURDAY or SUNDAY Afternoons)
This extremely fun group meet up is for Sirius K9 Clients Only! This is an awesome thing for dogs that need confidence building, have dog aggression / social issues / and for those that just want to be able to go out and enjoy the great outdoors with like-minded savvy dog owners.
Cost: No charge!
Location: Hiking Trails located throughout O.C.
Prerequisites: Dogs must have passed our Basic Obedience Test as well as have attended at least 4 of our Intermediate OB classes in order to participate in this group meet up. You must sign up at least 24-hrs in advance for the date(s) you would like to attend.
Next Class Dates: Contact us for class dates and to be added to the class.
Please call or email to be added to the list 714-296-9714 / email@example.com
~ K9 SEARCH CLASS
(SUNDAY and TUESDAY Evenings)
Time slots are assigned every 20 minutes and are based on when you RSVP'd.
GIVE YOUR DOG A REALLY FUN JOB!! Teach your dog to use their greatest asset, their NOSE!, and put it to good use!! ... Finding YOU! in total darkness in one of our enormous buildings! This very unique and extremely fun class will help your k9 partner's confidence and search skills, as well as build a stronger relationship and bond with your dog. This is also an amazing foundation for protection dogs, search and rescue dogs, and tracking dogs!
Instructor: Caroline Haldeman
Location: Stanton, at one of our 4 enormous buildings.
Prerequisites: Dogs must be social and have no human aggression, and must be able to pass our Basic Obedience Test in order to participate in this class. Any dog that has not trained with us prior must be evaled first, to check temperament as well as your dog's obedience skills. (The Obedience Test Requirements are waived for dogs under 5 months of age. Puppies must have had at least 2 series of DHPP vaccinations administered by a veterinarian or vet tech to participate.) You must sign up at least 24-hrs in advance for the date(s) you would like to attend.
Next Class Dates: Please see Calendar Above
Please call or email to sign up 714-296-9714 / firstname.lastname@example.org
~ PUPPY INTRO CLASS
Wednesday Evenings at 7pm
This class will help prepare your dog for our 6-week Basic Obedience Group Class. Your puppy will learn how to sit, down, wait, walk on a loose lead, respond to his/her name, greet people and dogs politely, and more! This is a very fun and motivational class!
Instructor: Lisa Yauchzee
Location: Held at a private residence in Yorba Linda.
Next class start date: Our last Puppy Class ended June 28th, we are now accepting registrations for a new class. Class date TBA based on when a new class fills.
Prerequisite: Puppies must between 10 - 15 weeks old. (If your dog is 16 weeks or older, please sign up for our Basic Group Obedience class.) To attend this class, all puppies must have had at least their second series of DHPP vaccinations administered by a veterinarian or vet tech (self administered or breeder vaccinations will not be accepted, in order to protect your dog as well as the other dogs in class), along with a ‘clean bill of health’ letter from your veterinarian stating your dog is parasite and disease free. You must sign up for this class on our website under "Sign Up For A Class" and payment must be made in full in advance to reserve your spot. You may make a payment under "Make A Payment" or over the phone with us. (6 puppy maximum!)
Please call or email to sign up 714-296-9714 / email@example.com
~ INTERMEDIATE GROUP OBEDIENCE CLASS
(On-going class with no start or end date)
(WEDNESDAYS at 8pm (is at 7pm on some dates - see calendar above) or SATURDAYS at 9am
** See our Seminars Page for more information about our next Intermediate Obedience Test date. If you would like to test out privately, please let us know. We can set up a private lesson to test you out of this level anytime also.
This class will help prepare your dog for the CGC and Therapy Dog test, our Intermediate Obedience test, our Field Trip and Group Hike Meet Up classes as well as our protection training.
Location: Held in Yorba Linda at a few of our wonderful private outdoor locations.
** It is held at our Stanton location on Saturdays when Caroline is teaching.
Attendance: You can attend whenever you'd like!
Instructors: Caroline Haldeman and John Endlich.
Prerequisite: Your dog must be able to pass our Basic Obedience Test to attend this class. You must RSVP with Caroline Haldeman at least 24-hrs in advance via email, text, or call. If your dog hasn’t been tested or been to our facility before, you must schedule an evaluation first if you are confident that your dog can pass our basic obedience test.
Cost: $25 per session or $80 for 4 CONSECUTIVE classes.
Reminder: If you pay for 4 classes or more at our discounted rate, and you miss a consecutive class, you will lose that class credit. You do not need to RSVP if you have paid for several consecutive classes and have CURRENT class credit. You will be added to the next class list automatically until your credit has been used up.
To RSVP for this class, you can email us at Caroline@siriusk9training.com, or text or leave a voice message at 714-296-9714. Please RSVP at least 24-hrs in advance and leave your name / dog's name and contact # in the message as well as which class date you want to attend. Clients who have RSVP'd will be notified of any class location changes and other relevant information prior to the class via an email. ** Please also let us know if this will be your 1st Intermediate OB class as we must set up your first class lesson with a trainer prior to class. Visit our "Our Tests" link to test your dog to see where it fits in with us and to see what your dog will learn in this class. **PLEASE NOTE: See Class Dates On The Calendar Above For No Class Dates And Any Time Or Location Changes.
~ BASIC GROUP OBEDIENCE CLASS
(WEDNESDAYS at 6:00pm or SUNDAYS at 9:00am)
Class size maximum for Wednesday evenings is 10 dogs. Class size maximum for Sunday mornings is 15 dogs.
For more information, please click on "Basic Obedience" under "Obedience Classes."
Please see below for pricing and directions on how to sign up under "Prerequisites".
Location: Held outdoors in Yorba Linda at one of our private locations. (The exact address is given once you have signed up.)
Instructors: Caroline Haldeman and John Endlich. (This course has a minimum of two and as many as four trainers per class!)
If you find yourself in between basic classes and want to start working with your dog before our next class begins, we really encourage you to do at least one private lesson (or even a package of lessons) so you can begin working on your goals with your dog and their behavior so you are not stagnant for an extended period. Many clients can get to the level of passing our Basic Obedience Test through a handful of private lessons and then join our on-going Intermediate Group Obedience Classes. Our Private Lessons are very popular! See our Private Lessons link for more info or contact us for more details.
Next Class Start Date for BOTH our Sunday and Wednesday class is =
SUNDAY, AUGUST 20th, 2017 at 10am
The deadline to register for our August 20th Basic Class to qualify for one of our discounts and save $25 is = Sunday, July 30th, 2017 by 5pm. (Registrations completed after this date/time are not elgible for any of our discounts and will not recieve the $25 off for early registration.)
Cost: $225 ** If registered by the deadline noted above. / $250 ** If registering after the deadline above (if we still have room.)
We are proud to offer a 10% discount if you register prior to the deadline above to current law enforcement, fire fighters, and military - THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE! We also offer a 10% discount to current teachers, nurses, EMTs, veterinarians, vet techs, vet assistants, and groomers as well! This discount applies to dogs adopted from a rescue or shelter that works with us (refers their adopters to us and has us listed on their dog trainer resource page.) We offer a $25 discount when you register two dogs from the same household for the same class too. ** Please note: Only one discount per dog can be used.
Only those that attend the lecture on August 20th (or have completed a private lesson covering class #1 at an additional cost prior to lesson #2) can handle the dog in our classes.
** Classes often fill even prior to the deadline! The sooner you complete your registration the better, to assure yourself a spot! **
DOGS DO NOT ATTEND THE FIRST CLASS ON THE START DATE ABOVE! The first Wednesday and Sunday classes are on the above posted Sunday class start date and time. We combine our basic classes for the first class which is a classroom-style lecture in order to help educate all of the dog owners before the dogs even enter the picture (the dog's owners are 90%+ of the equation.) After attending the first class without your dog, you will then attend the remaining classes on the following Wednesday evenings or Sundays with your dog (depending on which class day you registered for.)
Please be advised that you cannot switch classes once the classes have begun, you must stay in the class you signed up for. You can do a reduced-rate private lesson to make up a class if you miss one.
The first class is a solid 3 hours long. (Class #2 - #6 average 1 1/2 hours each and can go 2 hours.) Please plan for this time frame.
To see what you and your dog will learn in this class, please visit "Our Tests" page and click on "Basic Obedience Test." We have video clips of each exercise you and your dog will have to complete in order to earn your certificate on the last day of our 6-week course.
Dogs must be a minimum of 4 months of age or older by lesson #2 to attend this class and must have completed all DHPP puppy series vaccinations prior to lesson #2 (which must have been administered by a veterinarian or vet tech - self administered shots will not be accepted, in order to protect your dog as well as the other dogs in class.) The Rabies vaccination is also required if your dog is 6 months of age or older (not under 6 months.)
PLEASE SUBMIT ALL THE INFORMATION BELOW IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE ADDED TO THE NEXT BASIC CLASS ROSTER.
**All information below must be received to complete your registration;
1.) A Class Sign Up form filled out and submitted via our website under "Sign Up For A Class", or all information may be emailed to us (to firstname.lastname@example.org) ** Please include first and last names of everyone 18 yrs or older that will be handling the dog in class on the form.
2.) The full class fee received either via our website under "Make A Payment", or over the phone with us by calling 714-296-9714.
3.) Your dog's current DHPP vaccination records (or Titer Tests) from your veterinarian via email or fax (and Rabies certificate if 6 months or older.) (Our email is email@example.com / fax # 714-455-7109.)
4.) Fax or email us your current law enforcement, fire, military, vet, nurse, teacher, EMT, or groomer photo I.D. or rescue / shelter adoption contract, if you would like to receive our 10% discount and are registering prior to the deadline.
5.) Let us know from where you got your dog (i.e. - shelter / rescue (please specify which one), if you found your dog, it is from a breeder, you got them from a friend, you bought your dog off craigslist, or you got them from a pet store, etc.)
6.) First and Last Names of those attending the first class from your household, including yourself if you will be attending. Please also include everyone's relation to you and include ages if under 18 yrs of age. Please note; Handlers must be 12 yrs of age or older, and an adult must first start out handling the dog, before we can give permission to anyone under 18 yrs of age to handle the dog. This decision is up to us, sometimes, depending on the dog's temperament, we will not allow anyone under 18 yrs of age to handle the dog. If you will be bringing children to the classes that are under 14 yrs of age, an adult 18 yrs or older (other than the handler) must be present to watch the children.
7.) How you found us or who referred you to us (so we can thank them :)
8.) Your goals with your dog.
** Once we receive everything above from you, you will be registered for the class. You will then receive an email from us with all of the class details, including class location for August 20th, and a list of equipment needed, etc.
The 3 hour First Basic Class is mandatory for anyone wanting to handle a dog in one of our basic group classes. You cannot attend one of our basic classes with your dog without first attending the first class without your dog. (You may also complete a 1 1/2 - 2-hour private lesson at a additional cost prior to lesson #2 if you cannot make the first class but would like to handle your dog in the class. Please contact us for more details.)
The First Basic Class without dogs is also open to those who just want to be educated further about dogs in general. It is a wonderful class for those who want to expand their knowledge, improve their handling and leadership skills, fix issues they are having at home, and who want to develop a better understanding of their dog, as well as a stronger bond, and build more trust with their own dog. You can attend this class even if you dont have a dog or have a puppy too young to attend right now. You may attend just the First Class without joining the basic class with your dog for $50.
Attention Rescue & Shelter Volunteers!
Rescue / shelter volunteers (that work with a rescue or shelter which has us listed on their website) taking a dog through our basic class for the first time (a dog that belongs to the shelter / rescue) may attend our 6-week basic course for only $150!
** Returning Rescue / Shelter volunteers taking subsequent dogs through our basic class (dogs that belong to the rescue / shelter and that have us listed on their website) can do so for only $50 to help the dogs become more adoptable!
Please note: If you would like to only attend the First Class without dogs but not the rest of the basic classes with your dog, you must still sign up and pay in advance. Please put in the comment section that you are just attending the First Class lecture.
~ FIELD TRIP GROUP OBEDIENCE CLASS
By RSVP Only!
Next Class Dates: Please see Calendar Above
Class locations: Locations vary throughout Orange County.
Instructor: Caroline Haldeman.
Cost: $25 per session.
This class will take you and your dog to distracting locations including shopping centers, malls, parks, the beach, etc. This class is great for dogs that are easily distracted!
Prerequisite: Your dog must have attended at least six (6) of our Intermediate Group Obedience classes to attend this class. You must sign up for this class at least 24-hours prior via an e-mail, text, or call to be added to the class roster. Class size is limited! Please get a Working Dog vest for your dog for this class (with patches that state "In Training".) (Visit activedogs.com to get one. They will also sew on patches for you, we recommend you get "In Training" and "Do Not Pet" or "Ask To Pet")
Sign up by calling or texting 714-296-9714 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org and to get the class location.
~ ADVANCED GROUP OBEDIENCE CLASS
By RSVP Only!
Next Class Dates: Please see Calendar Above
Location: Held at an outdoor location in Yorba Linda or Stanton.
Prerequisite: You must sign up for this class at least 24-hours prior to the scheduled class time via a text, an e-mail, or call to be added to the class roster. Your dog must be able to pass our Intermediate Obedience Test to attend this class. If your dog hasn’t been tested or been to our facility before, you must schedule an evaluation first.
Instructor: Caroline Haldeman
Cost: $25. per session.
Visit our "Our Tests" page to see the Intermediate Obedience Test and to see what your dog will learn in this class!
Contact Caroline at 714-296-9714 or via e-mail at Caroline@siriusk9training.com to sign up and for the class location.
~ PERSONAL PROTECTION TRAINING (Beginner - Advanced)
(SATURDAY Mornings and Thursday Evenings)
All Breeds and ages welcome.
By RSVP Only!
Training Location: Locations vary throughout OC. However, most of our protection classes are held in Stanton at one of our 4 enormous buildings.
Class Dates: Please see Calendar Above.
** Class start times will be emailed to those that have rsvp'd the day prior to each date.
Instructor: Caroline Haldeman.
Prerequisite: New dogs to Sirius K9 Academy must be evaluated prior to starting this class. Dogs must be current and done with all puppy (DHPP) series vaccinations (which must have been administered by a veterinarian or vet tech - no self administered vaccinations) as well as Rabies if over 6 months of age. Dogs over five months old must be able to pass our Basic Obedience Test and dogs over 1 year of age must be able to also pass our Intermediate Obedience Test in order to participate. (Please click on "Our Tests" link to see our standards.) All dogs must also be social and possess the proper temperament and drives for protection work. If your dog doesnt LOVE to chase a tug / rag and play tug of war with you, then we will not eval your dog for protection work. They must possess this natural drive and desire to be able to do protection work. You must sign up for this class at least 24 hrs in advance with a text, an e-mail, or call to be added to the class roster.
** No one under 18 years old please at our protection classes.
Protection evaluations are $20. and last approximately an hour to an hour and a half. We will work your dog two - three times (as time permits.)
Beginning dogs and puppies working on a tug / rag = $25 per session.
Dogs working on a sleeve = $30 per session.
Dogs working on a full suit = $35 per session.
** "Per Session" means per class. Each class lasts between 1 1/2 - 3 hours, depending on the number of dogs there.
Visit our Protection Training page to learn more about our Personal Protection training!
Contact Caroline at 714-296-9714 or via e-mail at Caroline@siriusk9training.com for more details and to sign up.
~ TRACKING (** Not on our calendar above)
(Beginner – Advanced)
(Early SATURDAY or SUNDAY Mornings)
By RSVP only!
Prerequisite: You must sign up for this class at least 48-hrs in advance via a text, an e-mail, or call to be added to the class roster. All breeds and ages welcome!
Instructor: John Endlich.
Cost: $25. per lesson or $40. for 2 consecutive lessons. (Save $10!)
John will teach you and your dog the fundamentals of foot step tracking. This is a fun and challenging class that is very rewarding. A great job for your dog!
Please call 714-296-9714 or contact us via e-mail at email@example.com for more details, to sign up, and to get the next class location / date / time.
IN-KENNEL TRAINING / BOARDING
We provide In-Kennel Training and Boarding for your convenience! However, we limit our in-kennel & boarding dogs to minimize stress and to assure each dog gets plenty of individual attention! DOGS IN FOR BOARDING AND IN-KENNEL TRAINING STAY AT THE HOMES OF OUR TRAINERS! You must sign up well in advance to assure your dog a spot. We offer in-kennel training for the following: OBEDIENCE TRAINING (ALL LEVELS), BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION (BAD HABITS / POOR MANNERS / FEAR / DOG AGGRESSION ISSUES), THERAPY DOG TRAINING, TRACKING, PUPPY MANNERS / BASICS, POTTY TRAINING, REMOTE COLLAR TRAINING, DETECTION WORK, RALLY-O, COMPETITION OBEDIENCE AND MORE! Please visit our "Boarding" link for more details or contact us to set up boarding or in-kennel training for your dog.
Sirius K9 also offers (1) hour & (1/2) hour Private Lessons in your home, at a local park, or in Yorba Linda! We offer private lessons for the following; DOG TO DOG (OR OTHER ANIMAL) INTRODUCTION, POTTY / HOUSE TRAINING, OBEDIENCE TRAINING (ALL LEVELS), BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION (BAD HABITS / POOR MANNERS / FEAR / AGGRESSION ISSUES / SEPERATION ANXIETY), THERAPY DOG TRAINING, TRACKING, PUPPY MANNERS / BASICS, REMOTE COLLAR TRAINING, BOUNDARY CONTROL, DETECTION TRAINING, RALLY-O, COMPETITION OBEDIENCE AND MORE! Please visit our "Private Lesson" link for more details or contact us to set up your private lesson.