In-Home Lessons: We offer private lessons in the St. Louis metro area, primarily within 5 miles of Forest Park. We help you and your dog work on the skills you want – like basic manners, household problems, skill polishing, and tricks. We work with you and your dog at your level. All lessons are held in your home or in a nearby public park or other dog-friendly area if you want to practice social skills. In-home lessons begin with an initial consultation where we meet to discuss your situation and goals. We offer individual lessons, and books of 5 lessons.
Special Lessons: If your dog is seeing a veterinary behaviorist, we can work with him/her to develop a training program with the specific training and behavior modification support your dog requires.
Canine Good Citizen (CGC): Earning one of the American Kennel Club’s CGC titles tells the world that your dog is among the mannered elite. It’s usually the first step toward becoming a certified therapy dog, too. Spry Dog can help you develop a personalized plan for your dog and strengthen your skills for the test. We also offer CGC Evaluations for groups.
Children’s Groups: Spry Dog offers training orientation sessions to children’s groups and clubs. Classes are available at your location for children between 6 and 16 years of age. The sessions are customized to your group. Possible topics include basic clicker skills, safety, dog body language, and the kind care of animals.