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Have Fun With Your Dog This Summer!

Looking for something to do with your dog this summer? Enjoy Your Dog, in partnership with WSHS, will be offering the following classes:

Nose Work: Does your dog like to sniff out fun? Come to our Nose Work class and channel your dog's natural desire to hunt while working with his or her unique ability to detect and find a scent. Did you know that dogs have up to 300 million olfactory receptors in their noses? It's true! Sniffing is a calming activity for dogs so come put your dog's sense of smell to work at class. Nose Work will help build your dog's confidence while providing mental stimulation and enrichment at the same time!  Class size is limited to four dogs, so register now and secure your spot - you won't be disappointed!  No experience necessary.

Nose Work:  Thursday, August 13 6:00 p.m. – 5 weeks  $135  Link to register:

Tricks:  Think you can't teach an old dog new tricks? Think again!   Regardless of your dog’s age you can join our Tricks class and learn how to teach your precious pup so many fun tricks! You'll have a blast teaching your dog how to perform tricks that will dazzle and amaze your friends. Your dog is guaranteed to be the life of the party after Tricks class. Our class sizes are small - only four dogs per class - so you will get plenty of personal attention from our expert trainers. Join our Tricks class and have fun with your pup while strengthening the bond you share. Not only is our Tricks class a ton of fun, you can apply the skills you learn in class to other areas of life, too!

Tricks:  Thursday, August 6 @ 7:00 p.m. – 5 weeks  $145 Link to register:

Level 1 Obedience:  Does your canine companion need to learn some manners? Or do you want to learn how to get the best behavior from your furry friend? Learn skills such as sit, down, stay, polite greetings, coming when called, walking nicely on a leash and through doorways, leave it and more! Whether you just welcomed your dog into your home or your dog has been with you for a while, you will love our obedience classes. Our trainers will teach you how to use positive training techniques to get the behavior that you want from your pup. You and your pup will learn life skills while building trust and deepening your relationship. We keep our class sizes small - only four dogs per class - so you will get plenty of individual attention. Our trainers can't wait to see you in class!

Level 1:  Thursday, August 6 @ 6:45 p.m. – 5 weeks long  $165  Link to register:

Level 1:  Thursday, August 27 @ 7:45 p.m. – 5 weeks long  $165  Link to register:

The classes will be held outdoors as weather permits.  The address will be 605 Rogers St., Downers Grove.  All of the classes are approximately 50 minutes long. Maximum of 4 dogs in a class.  A portion of the proceeds will be donated back to the shelter.


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