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
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(Makes a really great, unique, and special gift for your dog loving friends!:-)
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Sirius K9 Academy Current Class Training Schedule
~ K9 GROUP HIKE MEET UP
(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 to be added to the month's meet up.
Please email us to be added to the list at email@example.com
~ K9 SEARCH CLASS
(On-going class with no start or end date)
(Held In The Evenings / Class Days Vary)
(Classes are one - two hours each)
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
Cost: $40. per class
Location: At one of our K9 training buildings in Orange County.
Prerequisites: Dogs must be friendly and social and have no human aggression, and must be able to pass our Basic Obedience Test (at the minimum) in order to participate in this class. Any dog that has not trained with us prior must have its obedience 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.)
Next Class Dates: BY RSVP ONLY
Please email to RSVP for the current month's search classes at firstname.lastname@example.org
~ PUPPY INTRO CLASS
Thursday Evenings at 6:30pm
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, we will do confidence building exercises, and more! This is a very fun and motivational class!
Instructor: Ani Rubio
Location: Held at a private residence in Orange.
Next class start date: August 2020.
(6 puppy maximum.)
- Puppies must be between 10 - 15 weeks old. ** If your puppy 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 (or DAPP) vaccinations administered by a veterinarian or vet tech (self-administered vaccinations will not be accepted, in order to protect your dog as well as the other dogs in class.) Please email or fax us your dog's vaccination records when registering.
- A ‘Health Clearance Letter’ from your veterinarian stating your dog is (internally and externally) parasite free, is disease free, is healthy and injury free, and does not have anything contagious (is infection and virus free.) ** The Health Clearance Letter must be on your vet's letterhead and signed and dated by your veterinarian. The letter can be emailed or faxed to us by you or your vet.
- You must sign up for this class on our website under "Sign Up For A Class"
- 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 to reserve a spot and be added to the next class.
Please email us for more details or with questions to email@example.com
~ INTERMEDIATE GROUP OBEDIENCE CLASS
(On-going class with no start or end date)
SATURDAY mornings at 9am
** See our Seminars Page for more information about our next Intermediate Obedience Test date.
By RSVP Only!
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.
Attendance: You can attend whenever you'd like with a prior RSVP!
If its your first Intermediate Class with us, please make us aware. You will have to come 1/2 an hour before class starts so that a trainer can work with you, your first time attending this class. ** This is a half hour private lesson and there is a charge for this one on one lesson prior to the class. (The class fee is additional.)
Instructor: Caroline Haldeman
Prerequisite: Your dog must be able to pass our Basic Obedience Test to attend this class. You must RSVP 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 class
To RSVP for this class, you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.
** Visit our "Our Tests" link here on the website to test your dog to see where it fits in with us if you ahve trained elsewhere or to see what your dog will learn in this class.
~ BASIC GROUP OBEDIENCE CLASS
(WEDNESDAYS at 6:30pm or SUNDAYS at 9am)
Each class size is 10 dogs maximum.
For more information, please click on "Basic Obedience" under "Obedience Classes" to the left.
Location: Held outdoors in Yorba Linda at one of our private locations. (The exact address is given once you have registered.)
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 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 our WEDNESDAY and SUNDAY class is = (AUGUST 2020) ** These classes have filled **
** Our Basic classes often fill even before we post the next start date! The sooner you register, the better, to assure yourself a spot in our next class.
The deadline to register and to be elgible for our 10% off discount (if you qualify) for our next class is = 4 weeks prior to the next class start date.**
Registrations completed after the deadline noted above are not eligible for any of the discounts we offer below.
Cost: $250 per dog
We are proud to offer a 10% discount if you register prior to the deadline above for current law enforcement, fire fighters, and military - THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE! We also offer a $25 discount when you register two dogs from the same household for the same class before the deadline. ** Please note: Only one discount per dog can be used and these discounts are offered only before the 4-week deadline registration date above. These are void after our 4-week deadline.
Please note: Only those that attend the first class without dogs can handle the dog in our classes.
DOGS DO NOT ATTEND THE FIRST CLASS ON THE START DATE ABOVE! (The first class will be on a Sunday morning for both Wednesday and Sunday handlers.) The first class is without your dog 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 mornings with your dog (depending on which class day you registered for.)
You can do a reduced-rate private lesson to make up class #2 - 6 if you miss one.
Class #1 averages 2 1/2 hrs (and can go 3 hrs) and class #2 - #6 average 1 1/2 hours each. 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 and have completed all DHPP (or DAPP) puppy series vaccinations to attend this class (which must have been administered by a veterinarian or vet tech - shots administered by someone who is not a vet tech or veterinarian 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 A SPOT IN OUR NEXT CLASS.
**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 at the tope of the form (to email@example.com) ** 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 ($250) submitted 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 (or DAPP) vaccination records (or Titer Tests) administered by your veterinarian sent via email or fax by you or your vet (and Rabies certificate if 6 months or older.) (Our email is firstname.lastname@example.org / fax # 714-455-7109.)
4.) Fax or email us your current law enforcement, fire, or military photo I.D. if you would like to receive our 10% discount and are registering prior to the 4-week registration 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, and a list of equipment needed, etc.
~ FIELD TRIP GROUP OBEDIENCE CLASS
(On a weeknight at 7:30pm - Class nights vary)
Next Class Dates: By RSVP Only!
Class locations: Locations vary throughout Orange County.
Instructor: Caroline Haldeman.
Cost: $30. 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 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 via e-mail at email@example.com and to get the next class date and class location.
~ ADVANCED GROUP OBEDIENCE CLASS
(On a weeknight at 7:30pm - Class nights vary.)
Next Class Dates: By RSVP only!
Location: Held at an outdoor location in Yorba Linda.
Prerequisite: You must sign up for this class via an e-mail 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: $30. per session.
Visit our "Our Tests" page to see the Intermediate Obedience Test and to see what your dog will learn in this class!
To register, please e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org and to get the next class date and location.
~ PERSONAL PROTECTION TRAINING (Beginner - Advanced)
(HELD ON WEEKENDS & WEEKNIGHTS) / DAYS & TIMES VARY)
(Each class is 2 - 4 hrs long, depending on the # of dogs)
Training Location: Locations vary throughout OC.
Class Dates: BY RSVP ONLY.
Instructor: Caroline Haldeman.
Class Prerequisites: New dogs to Sirius K9 Academy must be evaluated first prior to joining this class.
Dogs must be current and done with all puppy (DHPP or DAPP) 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. Vaccination records must be provided prior to an evaluation.
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. New dogs over five months of age to Sirius K9 Academy must schedule a private lesson to be tested out of the appropriate obedience level based on your dog's age prior to being evaluated for protection. (Please click on "Our Tests" link to the left to see our training 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.
** No one under 18 years of age is allowed at our protection classes.
- Protection evaluations are $25. and last approximately an hour. We will work your dog twice during the eval.)
- Beginning dogs and puppies on a tug / rag = $30. per session.
- Dogs on a sleeve and full suit = $40. per session.
** "Per Session" means per class. Each class lasts between 2 - 4 hours, depending on the number of dogs there.
Visit our Protection Training page to learn more about our Personal Protection training!
RSVP for our next class via e-mail at email@example.com or to schedule an eval, and to get the next class date and location.
(Beginner – Advanced)
(Early SATURDAY or SUNDAY Mornings)
Class Dates: 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!
Cost: $50. per lesson
wE 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 e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details, to sign up, and to get the next class location / date / time.
We provide In-Kennel Training for your convenience! We limit our in-kennel dogs to minimize stress and to assure each dog gets plenty of individual attention! DOGS IN FOR 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), THERAPY DOG TRAINING, TRACKING, PUPPY MANNERS / BASICS, POTTY TRAINING, REMOTE COLLAR TRAINING, DETECTION WORK, 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.