Dog Days Dog Training


Making Grooming and Vet Care More Comfortable For You And Your dog

This 4-week class will train your dog not only to tolerate handling and husbandry procedures, but also to be an active, willing participant in these experiences.

Topics include (but are not limited to):

  • Teaching consent procedures using a chin rest, the Bucket Game, lying on side, and front foot platform
  • Restraint
  • Body handling including mouth, ears, and feet
  • Nail trimming
  • Ear exam
  • Eye exam
  • Injection or Blood Draw Training
  • When to consider pharmaceutical aids

This class is based on the works by Dr. Deborah Jones and her book Cooperative Care: Seven Steps To Stress-Free Handling, as well as on the works of Sarah Stremming, Iris Castaing, and Chirag Patel.

Limited to 6 teams, with a prerequisite: Consent of instructor or Companion 1. This class is not for dogs who have aggression or reactivity issues.

Email instructor Molly Bredenberg to reserve a spot in this class: bredenbergmolly@gmail.com

Tuition is $175 for the 4-week session, please make checks payable to "Molly Bredenberg". Arrange with the instructor if you'd like to use PayPal. Payment is due at least 1 week before start of class.

Registration Form

Saturdays 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

  • Sep. 9
  • Sep. 16
  • Sep. 30
  • Oct. 21