Group training classes allow our instructors to teach you how to train your dog! 

Our group classes have 4-8  dog handler teams per class.  Classes are 1 hour long and are held on set day and time each week for a series of weeks. 

To Register: choose the class you would like to enroll in, choose your payment type (PayPal for online payment or By Check for check payment) then fill out the full registration form including your dog’s info. *NOTE if you choose to pay by check you will need to mail a check to Ideal DOG 3450 Senn Road, Omro, WI 54963 to reserve your spot for the class. 

Or you can Sign up at our neighbor store The Pampurr’d Pet during business hours- (pay with cash or check only at the store).

A complete registration form and payment must be made to reserve a spot.

If you don’t see a group class that works for you, contact us about private training lessons. Private lessons are customized to fit your schedule! 

Please note-If your dog has behavior concerns group classes are not appropriate and private training/behavior counseling is needed. No refunds can be given if dogs must be excused from class for disruptive behavior. Puppy classes require dogs be dog friendly. Thank you for understanding.

Get Your Puppy Off To A Great Start With Our Group Puppy Classes

Puppy Pre-School 

Reserved for puppies 8-16 weeks old in their critical socialization phase

3 classes cover the following:

  • Crate/Potty Training
  • Chewing and Mouthing
  • Basic commands “Pup’s first words” Name, Sit,  Down, Come, Wait, Drop it
  • Polite greetings
  • Beginner leash walking
  • Handling for exams and grooming
  • Socialization and appropriate play skills

Start your new puppy off on the right paw!

Cost is $85, 3 week class, limit is 6-8 puppies

Private training lessons are also available Contact us here for more info.

Check out our current puppy classes!

AKC STAR Puppy (Manners) 

This 6 week course is for puppies under 7 months of age. If two nightly classes are offered we have older-and/or larger breed puppies take the 7:15 pm class to allow for best play for off leash socialization. If only one class if offered ( not back to back classes) we will split groups for optimal play groups. 

We recommend starting with Puppy Pre-School class for puppies under 14 weeks of age. If your dog has any behavior concerns with strangers or other dogs contact us for guidance on what services will be best for you. Your puppy should be under 6 months when you register for this class. Please consider your pup’s age when the class will start, not your pup’s age the day you sign up. If your puppy is over 6 months and has never been to a class, please register for Basic Manners OR K9 Life Skills class.

Class introduces dogs and handlers to the AKC STAR Puppy program and teaches pre-Canine Good Citizen behaviors. 

  • “Sit” and “Down” , beginner “Stay”
  • “Come” when called
  • Polite on-leash walking
  • Attention and focus
  • “Leave it”
  • “Wait”“Take it”, “Drop it”
  • “Off” Polite greetings-Four on the floor
  • Social Skills and Confidence Building

Pups who complete all 6 weeks may get an AKC STAR Puppy award!

Cost is $145 for 6 weeks, limit is 6-8 students. 

Private Puppy Training lessons also available!

Sign Up For Star Puppy Class Today!

Puppy Adventure and Play Dates

Looking for a way to safely socialize your puppy in your community? Look no further!

Ideal DOG Puppy Adventure and Play Dates offer a great way to socialize your puppy.  Adventure experiences and play time are managed by dog trainers to help ensure a positive experience for you and your pup! We include human social skills, confidence building for Vet exams, grooming and life skills to build well rounded dogs! 

COST: $15 for current class or private training clients

*Pre- Registration is required so your host trainer can ensure adequate staff are available

Puppy Adventure and Play Dates

Adventures are for current client puppies age 8-20 weeks up to date on age appropriate vaccines and vet care.  We offer fun experiences for you and your puppy to build confidence and social skills with people and other dogs. We split age groups to allow for optimal learning and social time.

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Puppy Play Dates Are held Fall through Spring