Dates Announced!!

Dates Confirmed!! Come join the fun………….    Full Beginning Manners Class ~ Mondays 7:00 pm October 13- November 17 This class is for any pup, no matter the age, to learn  basic manners. We also teach tricks and allow social time at the end of class. (all puppies must have completed their three basic puppy shots usually at 3 months of […]

Yippee, It’s Back to School Time|Good Dog Fetch

It happens every August, we get our human kids prepped for the exciting event of the first day back to school after a long summer break. And just as we get the two leggers ready, it is time to jump back into having our four leggers start to use their brains again. So long, summers […]

Fall Classes Starting Soon|Good Dog Fetch

Isn’t this weather just amazing? It’s hard to believe it is so beautiful in August! You have been asking for new classes and here they are. The new schedule for fall is below with some fun new class options as well. **Teach your dog how to ring the doorbell to go outside.  So much better that the little bells […]

And yet, another goodbye|Zoe AAA/AAT

Grief, such an interesting emotion, Sadness, anger, memories of joy, all rolled into another emotion. This week, I am experiencing an abundance of overwhelming, heart breaking, gut wrenching grief. I was forced to say goodbye to my Zoe, therapy dog angel, on Thursday. Reliving the same experience I just had with Charlie a few short […]

Dogs in Need of Space|Good Dog Fetch

All of us, humans and dogs, have spatial needs. What I like to call your “bubble”. When someone invades your space or bubble, it makes you uncomfortable. It is the same sensation for a dog. Just because you have a furry friend on the end of your leash, does not give anyone the right to […]

Good Manners & May Classes|Good Dog Fetch

I love this time of year. Not only is my garden in full bloom, but the sun is shinning longer and it gives me more time to do activities that I love with my dogs. My  fosters always get tons of socialization with all the art shows and activities happening around the city. Restaurant porches are […]

April classes are starting next week April 4th

Classes are starting next week and there is still time to sign up for a class. The weather is perfect for fun time outdoors with your dog. Come learn a few tricks, load up on good manners and enjoy some puppy play time. Each beginning manners class has  game night for our last class. There […]

Spring Classes at Good Dog Fetch

Whoo Hoo….Spring has sprung. The tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, cherry and peach trees are in full bloom and your pup should be tickled pink with the wonderful weather. You definitely want a good “sit” for the all those favorite flower picture and a consistent ” touch” to find those easter eggs filled with yummy liver treats. Now would be a great time […]

2013 Manners Classes|Good Dog Fetch

Happy New Year Everyone……. 2013 has started off with a fizzle. I am at home sick with whatever is going around these days. I am hoping this is a good sign. Getting all the illness out before we get too far into the new year and classes. That being said, I have started planning the classes for this […]

Appropriate Greetings|Dogs and Humans

Whew, I feel like I have been repeating myself over and over lately about how to greet a dog appropriately. I am not sure why folks feel it is ok to rush to any dog they see and stick their hand over their head to pet the dog. I have been guilty of doing this inappropriate […]