7540 Allentown Blvd., Harrisburg, PA 17112
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Training and Events Schedule

All class dates and times are subject to change due to weather or other emergencies.

Classes will no longer appear in the list after registration has closed.

See below if your class preference is full or if the schedule does not “fit” for you.

 

Event Date Description
Introduction to Training Seminar *
  • Saturday, August 24, 2019 2:30 pm
All Entry-Level Classes (Puppy, Beginners & Reactive Rover) include participation in a 1-session “Introduction to Training Seminar” prior to the first class session. This mandatory Introductory Seminar (for humans only — no dogs necessary) is included in the course fee, and will be offered at a variety of times to enable all students to choose (more…) Register
Greyhounds 101/Beginning Manners (7:30)
  • Sunday, August 25, 2019 6:00 pm

Please note that the introductory seminar begins at 6pm but all other sessions start at 7:30pm. Greyhounds 101/Beginning Manners is designed solely for retired racing greyhounds to help them transition from kennel to couch. The course includes an Introduction to Training seminar and 6 weekly classes. It focuses on basic skills like focused attention, down, (more…)

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Greyhounds 101/Beginning Manners
  • Sunday, August 25, 2019 6:00 pm

Greyhounds 101/Beginning Manners is designed solely for retired racing greyhounds to help them transition from kennel to couch. The course includes an Introduction to Training seminar and 6 weekly classes. It focuses on basic skills like focused attention, down, come, loose leash walking, and no jumping. This course, taught by Lee Livingood, author of Retired (more…)

CLASS IS FULL
Reactive Rover *
  • Tuesday, August 27, 2019 6:00 pm

Reactive Rover is a class for dogs that are reactive or show aggression towards other dogs. (This is NOT a class for dogs who show aggression towards people.) The class focuses on teaching handlers skills to prevent and interrupt their dog’s reactive responses in addition to teaching the dogs new ways to interact with other (more…)

CLASS IS FULL
Puppy Class (for dogs under the age of 7 months by start date of class) *
  • Wednesday, September 4, 2019 7:45 pm

An entry level class consisting of the Introduction to Training Seminar followed by 6 weekly classes. This course is designed for puppies under the age of 7 months as of the first day of class and places special emphasis on socialization. Basic obedience skills and training techniques and tips are the focus of this class. (more…)

CLASS IS FULL
Advanced Manners *
  • Thursday, September 5, 2019 6:00 pm

Advanced Manners Class requires participation in a previous Redfern Canines’ class (Puppy or Beginners) as a prerequisite. This class is a continuation of either the Puppy Basics or Beginners Basics classes. More attention is paid to teaching and cementing basic obedience skills such as stay, leave it, ignoring distractions, and performing well outdoors. Special emphasis (more…)

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Beginners Class (all dogs over 7 months of age before start date of class) *
  • Thursday, September 5, 2019 7:45 pm

An entry level class consisting of the Introduction to Training Seminar followed by 6 weekly classes. This course is designed for dogs 7 months of age and older as of the first day of class. Basic obedience skills and training techniques and tips are the focus of this class. Skills taught include sit, down, come, (more…)

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Rally I
  • Saturday, September 7, 2019 9:00 am

This class introduces dogs and handlers to the sport of Rally Competition while also focusing on loose leash walking. All of the skills used in AKC Novice Rally will be introduced. Classes are also available in Advanced Rally and Rally Competition. Purpose: To introduce dogs and handlers to the sport of Rally Obedience Competition. Beginner (more…)

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NoseWork - Exteriors
  • Saturday, September 7, 2019 10:15 am

All dogs have the ability to use their noses. This class focuses on the techniques of scent-searching and the handler’s skill in recognizing the dog‘s signals that it has located the ‘hide’. Not only do the dogs LOVE this activity, but it is also outstanding for developing self-confidence in all dogs. This is NOT an (more…)

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Introduction to NoseWork
  • Monday, September 9, 2019 6:30 pm

All dogs have the ability to use their noses. This class focuses on the techniques of scent-searching and the handler’s skill in recognizing the dog‘s signals that it has located the ‘hide’. Not only do the dogs LOVE this activity, but it is also outstanding for developing self-confidence in all dogs. This is NOT an (more…)

CLASS IS FULL
Introduction to Training Seminar *
  • Saturday, September 14, 2019 2:30 pm

All Entry-Level Classes (Puppy, Beginners & Reactive Rover) include participation in a 1-session “Introduction to Training Seminar” prior to the first class session. This mandatory Introductory Seminar (for humans only — no dogs necessary) is included in the course fee, and will be offered at a variety of times to enable all students to choose (more…)

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Puppy Class (for dogs under the age of 7 months by start date of class) *
  • Monday, September 16, 2019 7:45 pm

An entry level class consisting of the Introduction to Training Seminar followed by 6 weekly classes. This course is designed for puppies under the age of 7 months as of the first day of class and places special emphasis on socialization. Basic obedience skills and training techniques and tips are the focus of this class. (more…)

CLASS IS FULL
Advanced Manners *
  • Tuesday, September 17, 2019 7:30 pm

Advanced Manners Class requires participation in a previous Redfern Canines’ class (Puppy or Beginners) as a prerequisite. This class is a continuation of either the Puppy Basics or Beginners Basics classes. More attention is paid to teaching and cementing basic obedience skills such as stay, leave it, ignoring distractions, and performing well outdoors. Special emphasis (more…)

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Beginners Class (all dogs over 7 months of age before start date of class) *
  • Wednesday, September 18, 2019 6:30 pm

An entry level class consisting of the Introduction to Training Seminar followed by 6 weekly classes. This course is designed for dogs 7 months of age and older as of the first day of class. Basic obedience skills and training techniques and tips are the focus of this class. Skills taught include sit, down, come, (more…)

CLASS IS FULL
Agility I
  • Sunday, September 22, 2019 1:30 pm

Introduces dogs to the obstacles used in agility competition, but at lower, safe heights. This class is good for building confidence in dogs and will prepare them for further agility classes if competition is in their future. Dogs must have taken a prior course at Redfern and must be able to work under control when (more…)

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Advanced Manners *
  • Monday, September 23, 2019 10:30 am

Advanced Manners Class requires participation in a previous Redfern Canines’ class (Puppy or Beginners) as a prerequisite. This class is a continuation of either the Puppy Basics or Beginners Basics classes. More attention is paid to teaching and cementing basic obedience skills such as stay, leave it, ignoring distractions, and performing well outdoors. Special emphasis (more…)

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Tricks Class
  • Saturday, September 28, 2019 11:30 am

Teaching a dog to perform tricks is a super way to build a bond with your dog and will let you ‘show off’ to family and friends. The tricks will be selected by the handlers and will include a wide variety of skills and behaviors. (more…)

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Introduction to Training Seminar *
  • Saturday, September 28, 2019 2:30 pm

All Entry-Level Classes (Puppy, Beginners & Reactive Rover) include participation in a 1-session “Introduction to Training Seminar” prior to the first class session. This mandatory Introductory Seminar (for humans only — no dogs necessary) is included in the course fee, and will be offered at a variety of times to enable all students to choose (more…)

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Puppy Class (for dogs under the age of 7 months by start date of class) *
  • Thursday, October 3, 2019 6:30 pm

An entry level class consisting of the Introduction to Training Seminar followed by 6 weekly classes. This course is designed for puppies under the age of 7 months as of the first day of class and places special emphasis on socialization. Basic obedience skills and training techniques and tips are the focus of this class. (more…)

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Advanced Manners *
  • Tuesday, October 8, 2019 6:00 pm

Advanced Manners Class requires participation in a previous Redfern Canines’ class (Puppy or Beginners) as a prerequisite. This class is a continuation of either the Puppy Basics or Beginners Basics classes. More attention is paid to teaching and cementing basic obedience skills such as stay, leave it, ignoring distractions, and performing well outdoors. Special emphasis (more…)

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NoseWork - Vehicles & Buried
  • Saturday, October 12, 2019 12:45 pm

All dogs have the ability to use their noses. This class focuses on the techniques of scent-searching and the handler’s skill in recognizing the dog‘s signals that it has located the ‘hide’. Not only do the dogs LOVE this activity, but it is also outstanding for developing self-confidence in all dogs. This is NOT an (more…)

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Introduction to Training Seminar *
  • Saturday, October 12, 2019 2:30 pm

All Entry-Level Classes (Puppy, Beginners & Reactive Rover) include participation in a 1-session “Introduction to Training Seminar” prior to the first class session. This mandatory Introductory Seminar (for humans only — no dogs necessary) is included in the course fee, and will be offered at a variety of times to enable all students to choose (more…)

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Canine Good Citizen/Therapy Dog Preparation
  • Tuesday, October 15, 2019 7:45 pm

An advanced level 5-week class designed to prepare handlers and dogs to be ready to successfully pass the Canine Good Citizen (CGC) title and/or to pass a Therapy Dog evaluation. The class focuses on practicing the skills used in CGC and Therapy Dog evaluations. Purpose: A 5-week class to prepare dogs and handlers to successfully (more…)

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Puppy Class (for dogs under the age of 7 months by start date of class) *
  • Wednesday, October 16, 2019 7:45 pm

An entry level class consisting of the Introduction to Training Seminar followed by 6 weekly classes. This course is designed for puppies under the age of 7 months as of the first day of class and places special emphasis on socialization. Basic obedience skills and training techniques and tips are the focus of this class. (more…)

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Beginners Class (all dogs over 7 months of age before start date of class) *
  • Thursday, October 17, 2019 7:45 pm

An entry level class consisting of the Introduction to Training Seminar followed by 6 weekly classes. This course is designed for dogs 7 months of age and older as of the first day of class. Basic obedience skills and training techniques and tips are the focus of this class. Skills taught include sit, down, come, (more…)

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* All Entry-Level Classes (Puppy, Beginners & Reactive Rover) include participation in a 1-session “Introduction to Training Seminar” prior to the first class session. The Introductory Seminar (for humans only — no dogs necessary) is included in the course fee, and will be offered at a variety of times to enable all students to choose a session that fits their schedule. Introduction to Training Seminar dates can be selected during registration for the class.

* Advanced Manners Class requires participation in a previous Redfern Canines’ class (Puppy or Beginners) as a prerequisite.

For more info on specific classes, including those not currently on the schedule, see our Class Descriptions page.

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